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History of apartheid South Africa: Apartheid Quiz

History

Apartheid Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following apply to Nelson Mandela?
    • A. 

      Jailed for 27 years

    • B. 

      ANC

    • C. 

      Kicked off the train

    • D. 

      Banned in South Africa for his work on the Defiance Campaign

  • 2. 
    Black South Africans were allowed to choose if they wanted to carry their pass book
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The British were the first Europeans to settle in South Africa 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Political activist jailed, then beaten to death for fighting apartheid.
    • A. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • B. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • C. 

      Steven Biko

    • D. 

      Gandhi

  • 5. 
    Which of the following did black South Africans experience during apartheid? (choose 6)
    • A. 

      Passbooks

    • B. 

      High standard of living

    • C. 

      Homelands

    • D. 

      Interracial Marriage

    • E. 

      Banned marriage between "Europeans" and "non-Europeans"

    • F. 

      Group Areas

    • G. 

      Freedom to live where they wanted

    • H. 

      Police brutality

    • I. 

      Segregated facilities

  • 6. 
    When did apartheid start?
    • A. 

      When the Dutch arrived in 1652

    • B. 

      When the British gave South Africa its independence in 1910

    • C. 

      With the election of the National Party in 1948

  • 7. 
    The Boer War was between the British and the Dutch Afrikaners and began when gold was discovered in South Africa
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following connect to the Soweto Uprising 
    • A. 

      20,000 students attended

    • B. 

      The protest remained peaceful through the duration of the day

    • C. 

      The police shot protesters

    • D. 

      The protesters threw rocks and burned down government buildings

    • E. 

      The world was unaware of what happened in Soweto

    • F. 

      The killing of children brought world attention to the situation in South Africa

  • 9. 
    Mandela refused to work with DeKlerk, the National Party president of South Africa, to end apartheid
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In jail, Mandela was very obedient and obeyed all laws the guards established 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Apartheid Quiz

10 Questions

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