Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Africa & the Middle East


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Which of these was NOT a site of early large-scale settlements for early Africans and Middle Easterners?

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1. What is the most important resource in determining where to settle?

2. Saddam Hussein sought to conquer Kuwait to control its supply of which resource?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the physical and human characteristics of Africa and the Middle East. Some of the elements that you will be assessed on include plateau-based cultures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Early large-scale settlements in Africa
  • Key resources required for settlers
  • Hussein's invasion of Kuwait

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the physical and human characteristics of Africa and the Middle East
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose of a harbor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about plateaus

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on Mapping the Physical and Human Characteristics of Africa & the Middle East. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the impact of water access on developing civilizations
  • Recognize the advantages of settling on plateaus
  • Understand the importance of harbors and trade
  • Cite examples of modern resources influencing urban development