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African Imperialism (Grade 9)

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African Imperialism

At the                   , representatives from fourteen European countries met to discuss the partitioning of Africa.
  1. Estates Gerneral
  2. Berlin Conference
  3. Cairo Committee
  4. Congress of Vienna
By 1914, all of Africa was controlled by European countries except which three nations?
  1. Ethiopia, the Dervish State, Liberia
  2. Ghana, Zimbabwe, South Africa
  3. Somalia, Ethiopia, Mali
  4. Egypt, the Congo, Algeria
What year was the Berlin Conference?
  1. 1789
  2. 1830
  3. 1884
  4. 1914
Who organized the Berlin Conference?
  1. Klemens von Metternich
  2. Georges Clemenceau
  3. Otto von Bismarck
  4. David Livingston
What was the goal of the Berlin Conference?

The demand for resources such as ivory and diamonds propelled the Scramble for Africa.
  1. True
  2. False
In 1870, what percentage of Africa was under European control?
  1. 10
  2. 35
  3. 50
  4. 80
Which European leader personally claimed the Congo Free State as his own?
  1. Otto von Bismarck
  2. Benjamin Disraeli
  3. Leopold II
  4. Napoleon III
Which explorer, who was responsible for mapping the Congo River and central African lakes, is best remembered for the phrase "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
  1. Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza
  2. Richard Francis Burton
  3. Henry Morton Stanley
  4. Vasco de Gama
France controlled most of South Africa.
  1. True
  2. False
Most of Italy's African colonies were in the Horn of Africa.
  1. True
  2. False
Germany was the European nation with the most African Colonies.
  1. True
  2. False
Because England wanted to control the route to India, its colonies were centered around Egypt and South Africa.
  1. True
  2. False
What was the name of the Dutch settlers in South Africa?
  1. Huguenots
  2. Zouaves
  3. Sooners
  4. Boers
Despite the agreements reached at the Berlin Conference, England and France almost went to war during which event?
  1. Boer War
  2. Dervish War
  3. Fashoda Incident
  4. Maji Maji Rebellion

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