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Unit G - Sub-Saharan Africa - Video Questions for Programs 19 & 20
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TRUE / FALSE Write the word true or false in the blank.
1. _______One of the lasting legacies of colonial rule in Ivory Coast is the system
of coffee and cacao plantations.
2. _______Commodity price fluctuations that occur in global economies help
stabilize the development of countries like Gabon.
3. _______Medical geography is a discipline concerned with the ecology of disease and the delivery of health care.
4. _______The main issue facing health care organizations in Kenya is reaching people not only with treatment, but with information as well. This is particularly true in overcoming the challenges of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
5. _______One small, but important, method of preventing the spread of malaria is providing the population with bednets for sleeping.
Multiple Choice - circle the best answer
6. Of the 300 million people worldwide afflicted with malaria:
A. 95 percent are in Africa.
B. 90 percent are in Africa.
C. 75 percent are in South Africa.
D. 50 percent are in Kenya.
7. The recent economic crises in both Gabon and Ivory Coast were the result of
A. price reductions in global markets.
B. monetary devaluation.
C. lack of infrastructure.
D. All of the above.
8. Although both Gabon and Ivory Coast possess many resources, one stumbling block to economic progress is:
A. insufficient labor to extract resources.
B. no value is added to the resources.
C. political corruption.
D. None of the above.
9. South Africa's postapartheid policy faces the challenge of
A. reducing poverty.
B. community development.
C. political stability.
D. All of the above.
10. During the apartheid regime in South Africa:
A. blacks had the same rights as white South Africans.
B. the black majority lived on fertile, agriculturally rich homelands.
C. the black majority lived on 15 percent of the land.
D. All of the above.