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  • 1. The Bantu-speaking Mbuti ...
    do not believe in an afterlife.
    believe in a forest deity.
    are nomads.
    All of the above

  • 2. In what region are the Berbers found?
    The Namib
    The Etosha Plains
    The Magreb
    The Sahara Desert

  • 3. The Manding ethnic group now lives in which African countries?
    Gambia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast
    Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, and Senegal
    Ivory Coast and Sengal
    Egypt and Sudan

  • 4. The Jobartas are members of which ethnic group?
    None of the above

  • 5 .The population in Africa is growing at a rate of ...
    1% a year
    3% a year
    5% a year
    10% a year

  • 6. Mount Kilimanjaro's upper slopes receive how many inches of rainfall annually?
    40 inches
    50 inches
    70 inches
    100 inches

  • 7. Africa is divided into 5 distinct regions based on ...
    National alliances
    Climate and geographic features
    River basins

  • 8. What are the four main language families in Africa?
    Bantu, Swahili, Kordofanian, and Mande
    Khoisan, Afro-Asiatic, Niger-Kordofanian, and Nilo-Saharan
    Bantu, Swahili, Afro-Asiatic and Nilo-Saharan
    Khoisan, English, Swahili and Bantu

  • 9. What are the two most widely spoken language families in Africa?
    Swahili and Mande
    Afro-Asiatic and Khoisan
    Niger-Kordofanian and Nilo-Saharan
    Bantu and Swahili

  • William Coupon ... ...
    is a world-famous photographer.
    specializes in portraiture
    has made a special photographic study of the Berbers
    All of the above

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