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Boer War (Grade 10)

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Boer War

1. 
The Boer War was fought between Great Britain and France.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
What was the name of the Dutch settlers in South Africa?
  1. Huguenots
  2. Zouaves
  3. Sooners
  4. Boers
3. 
What were the names of the two Boer states?



4. 
The South African Republic was also known as the "Transvaal."
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
The British began their occupation of South Africa during the Napoleonic Wars.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
What was the Great Trek?



7. 
An 1886 gold rush caused an rapid influx of men from England into Transvaal.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
Britain declared war on the South African Republic and the Orange Free State because they would not grant full voting rights to non-Boers.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
In 1900 the British captured the South African Republic capital                .
  1. Pretoria
  2. Cape Town
  3. Johannesburg
  4. Bloemfontein
10. 
At the beginning of the Boer War the British had superior weapons to the Boers.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
The Third Phase of the Boer War was characterized by the guerrilla tactics used by Boer fighters.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
During the Third Phase of the Boer War the British built                              to protect British territory.
13. 
British troops burnt farms and poisoned wells in response to the Boer guerrilla tactics.
  1. True
  2. False
14. 
The Boer War ended in 1902 with the signing of the Treaty of Paris.
  1. True
  2. False
15. 
What territory was created by combining the British and Dutch colonies?



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