General Knowledge Quiz About Zambia

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Zambia is an African country in Southern Africa. Most people speak English there, even though the country has much in common with its neighbors for the Democratic Republic of the Congo, culturally wise. Do you know anything about this country? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the capital city of Zambia?

    • A.

      Maputo

    • B.

      Lusaka

    • C.

      Lesotho

    • D.

      Luanda

    Correct Answer
    B. Lusaka
    Explanation
    Lusaka is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Zambia. The question asks for the capital city of Zambia, and Lusaka fits this description. Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique, Lesotho is a country in southern Africa, and Luanda is the capital city of Angola.

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  • 2. 

    What's the official language of Zambia?

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Portuguese

    • C.

      French

    • D.

      Bemba

    Correct Answer
    A. English
    Explanation
    English is the official language of Zambia. This is because Zambia was once a British colony, and English was inherited as the official language after gaining independence. English is widely spoken and used in government, education, and business sectors throughout the country. It is also the medium of instruction in schools and universities.

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  • 3. 

    Who's the actual president of Zambia?

    • A.

      Edgar Lungu

    • B.

      Edgar Yonkeu

    • C.

      Edgar Balumba

    • D.

      Edgar Mouberouka

    Correct Answer
    A. Edgar Lungu
    Explanation
    Edgar Lungu is the correct answer because he is the current president of Zambia. The other options listed are not the actual president of the country.

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  • 4. 

    When did Zambia become a republic?

    • A.

      In 1964

    • B.

      In 1967

    • C.

      In 1970

    • D.

      In 1973

    Correct Answer
    A. In 1964
    Explanation
    Zambia became a republic in 1964. This was the year when the country gained independence from British colonial rule. After gaining independence, Zambia transitioned from being a British protectorate to a fully independent nation with its own republican government. This marked a significant milestone in the history of Zambia as it allowed the country to govern itself and make decisions independently.

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  • 5. 

    What's the total population of Zambia?

    • A.

      16,591,390 people

    • B.

      17,000,000 people

    • C.

      18, 500,000 people

    • D.

      20, 560,340 people

    Correct Answer
    A. 16,591,390 people
    Explanation
    The total population of Zambia is 16,591,390 people.

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  • 6. 

    What's the currency used in Zambia?

    • A.

      The Rand

    • B.

      The Kuandza

    • C.

      The Zambian Kwacha

    • D.

      The Zambian Dollar

    Correct Answer
    C. The Zambian Kwacha
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Zambian Kwacha. The Zambian Kwacha is the official currency of Zambia. It is subdivided into 100 ngwee. The currency is commonly represented by the symbol "ZMW". The Zambian Kwacha is used for all transactions within the country, including buying goods and services, as well as for international trade.

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  • 7. 

    What's Zambia's calling code?

    • A.

      +260

    • B.

      +265

    • C.

      +270

    • D.

      +273

    Correct Answer
    A. +260
    Explanation
    Zambia's calling code is +260. This is the correct answer because the calling code for a country is a numerical code used to make international telephone calls to that country. In the case of Zambia, the calling code is indeed +260.

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  • 8. 

    On what side do people drive in Zambia?

    • A.

      The Left

    • B.

      The right

    • C.

      Left and right

    • D.

      The middle

    Correct Answer
    A. The Left
    Explanation
    In Zambia, people drive on the left side of the road. This means that the driver's seat is on the right side of the vehicle, and vehicles generally travel in the opposite direction compared to countries where people drive on the right side. This driving pattern is influenced by Zambia's history as a former British colony, as the British drive on the left side of the road.

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  • 9. 

    What was Zambia's former name before its independence?

    • A.

      Eastern Rhodesia

    • B.

      Western Rhodesia

    • C.

      Northern Rhodesia

    • D.

      Southern Rhodesia

    Correct Answer
    C. Northern Rhodesia
    Explanation
    Before its independence, Zambia was known as Northern Rhodesia.

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  • 10. 

    Who were the first inhabitants of Zambia?

    • A.

      The Khoisan

    • B.

      The Sothos

    • C.

      The Dembeles

    • D.

      The Balubas

    Correct Answer
    A. The Khoisan
    Explanation
    The Khoisan were the first inhabitants of Zambia. They are an indigenous group that historically lived in southern Africa, including present-day Zambia. The Khoisan people have a unique culture and language, and they have a deep connection to the land. They have inhabited the region for thousands of years, making them the earliest known inhabitants of Zambia.

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