Ancient African Music Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Ancient African Music Trivia Questions! Quiz

The changes in the pattern of African music shows there is an interesting history behind it. Understanding the forms of music that was popular in ancient time would help in when making comparison between ancient music and contemporary music. Are you familiar with African music? Try your hands on this super quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of this African music is the oldest?
    • A. 

      Makosa

    • B. 

      Fuji

    • C. 

      Highlife 

    • D. 

      Ijala

  • 2. 
    Which of this ancient music genres is indigenous to East Africa?
    • A. 

      Embrukoi

    • B. 

      Sega

    • C. 

      Makosa 

    • D. 

      Cumbia

  • 3. 
    Where is ikembe used in Africa?
    • A. 

      Congo

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      Senegal

  • 4. 
    Which of these African groups use Samba?
    • A. 

      Kenyans

    • B. 

      Congolese

    • C. 

      Senegalese

    • D. 

      Zulus

  • 5. 
    Which of these musical instruments originated from Africa?
    • A. 

      Rumba

    • B. 

      Bomba

    • C. 

      Cumbia 

    • D. 

      Conga 

  • 6. 
    Which of these music genres is popular among Africans in the Carribean?
    • A. 

      Soca

    • B. 

      Calypso

    • C. 

      Cumbia

    • D. 

      Fuji

  • 7. 
    Where did music normally played by Yorubas of Nigeria originate?
    • A. 

      Ede

    • B. 

      Ile-ife

    • C. 

      Lagos

    • D. 

      Ibadan

  • 8. 
    Which of these musical identities is not indigenous to Uganda? 
    • A. 

      Nilotic Alur

    • B. 

      Lango

    • C. 

      Likembe

    • D. 

      Ankoli

  • 9. 
    What is Beautiful Nubia's nationality?
    • A. 

      Congo

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Nigeria

    • D. 

      Ghana

  • 10. 
    Which of these African music genres is associated with Fela Kuti?
    • A. 

      Afrobeat

    • B. 

      Fuji

    • C. 

      Makosa

    • D. 

      Embrukti