The African Transition Zone


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How big is the African Transition Zone?

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1. How many countries does the African Transition Zone cut across?

2. What is the largest environmental issue facing the African Transition Zone today?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of what the African Transition Zone is and its size.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Size of African Transition Zone
  • Name of western portion of the zone
  • Main environmental concern for the African Transition Zone
  • Area not included in the zone

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Critical thinking- apply relevant concepts to examine information regarding the critical environmental threat to the zone
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the different regions of the African Transition Zone

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled The African Transition Zone. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the African Transition Zone
  • Define and explain the practice of syncretism
  • Recognize key terms such as Timbuktu and the Kingdoms of Kush
  • Know the humanitarian crisis in Darfur