Africa's Environments: Zones & Agricultural Adaptation


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The _____ Desert covers nearly a third of the African continent.

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1. Which of the following African environments can support large mammals as well as herds of domesticated animals?

2. Which region of Africa saw a large amount of colonization by European farmers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow you to test your understanding of Africa's zones and agricultural adaptations. You'll be assessed on knowing the climates and names of the different zones, as well as how agriculture changes these landscapes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Naming zones in Africa based on characteristics
  • Understanding the different types of environments in Africa
  • Understanding the effects of colonization and agriculture on Africa's environments
  • Recalling the history of different African regions
  • Understanding the climate of regions of Africa

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on African zones
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about African history and environments in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding African zones and agricultural adaptation

Additional Learning

To learn more about Africa's climate and history, review the accompanying lesson on African Zones & Agricultural Adaptation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Naming and describing the regions in Africa
  • Differentiating between types of landscapes in Africa
  • Explaining the impacts made by history and agriculture on Africa's regions