South Africa and Apartheid: History Test

What type of government did European settlers create in South Africa in 1909?
  • a democratic republic that included all citizens
  • a democratic republic that excluded many citizens
  • a parliamentary government that included all citizens
  • a parliamentary government that excluded many citizens
How did Nelson Mandela expand his anti-government activities in the 1960s
  • He co-wrote and signed The Freedom Charter.
  • He created a division dedicated to sabotage.
  • He founded the African National Congress.
  • He ran for president of South Africa.
The African National Congress was founded to
  • draft a constitution and establish a policy of apartheid.

  • unite non-white South Africans and further their cause.
  • help relocate certain citizens to South African homelands.
  • set up National Party rule to divide South African society.
As a result of the 1960 Sharpeville demonstration, ( ) began to believe that only armed rebellion would bring an end to apartheid.
  • Desmond Tutu
  • Nelson Mandela
  • F. W. de Klerk
  • Jacob Zuma
A student uprising in South Africa took place in
  • Cape Town.
  • Johannesburg.
  • Sharpeville.
  • Soweto.
After returning to South Africa from Algeria in 1964, Nelson Mandela was
  • arrested and imprisoned.
  • elected to the presidency.
  • educated in guerrilla tactics.
  • finally granted his freedom.
The Sharpeville demonstration of 1960 resulted in
  • the deaths of sixty-nine people.
  • the arrest of a famous leader.
  • the Population Registration Act.
  • the creation of segregated societies.
During the colonial era, South African society became divided based on
  • caste.
  • class.
  • gender.
  • race.

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