# Geography Of CAPE Town! Trivia Quiz

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Cape Town is the legislative capital city of South Africa. Founded in 1652 by the Dutch East India Company as a supply station and harbour, the city has grown to become one of the largest cities in the world today.
How well do you know the geography of the city? Take our quiz to find out!

• 1.

### What was the population of the City as at the 2011 census?

• A.

433,688

• B.

344,688

• C.

244,688

• D.

533,688

A. 433,688
Explanation
The correct answer is 433,688. This suggests that the population of the City as of the 2011 census was 433,688.

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• 2.

### What is the density of the city?

• A.

1,500/km²

• B.

2500/km²

• C.

1,100/km²

• D.

800/km²

C. 1,100/km²
Explanation
The density of a city refers to the number of people living in a given area. In this case, the correct answer is 1,100/kmĀ², which means that there are 1,100 people living in every square kilometer of the city. This indicates a relatively high population density, suggesting that the city is densely populated with a large number of inhabitants in a small area.

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• 3.

### What is the metro density of the city?

• A.

2,500/km²

• B.

1,100/km²

• C.

5,000/km²

• D.

1,600/km²

D. 1,600/km²
• 4.

### What is the metro population of the City?

• A.

2,512,564

• B.

3,500,115

• C.

4,005,015

• D.

3,364,254

C. 4,005,015
• 5.

### What is the first language in the city?

• A.

English

• B.

French

• C.

German

• D.

Xhosa

A. English
Explanation
English is likely the first language in the city because it is the most widely spoken language globally and is often used as a lingua franca in many countries. Additionally, English is commonly taught in schools and used in business and government settings, making it a dominant language in many urban areas.

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• 6.

### What approximate percentage represent the black African race in the city?

• A.

10

• B.

5

• C.

79

• D.

16

D. 16
Explanation
The answer 16 represents the approximate percentage of the black African race in the city.

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• 7.

### Which of these is another common language in the city?

• A.

Afrikaans

• B.

Dimbi

• C.

Africana

• D.

Collon

A. Afrikaans
Explanation
Afrikaans is another common language in the city. This is supported by the fact that Afrikaans is widely spoken in South Africa and Namibia, and it is one of the official languages of both countries. Additionally, Afrikaans has a significant number of speakers in major cities, including Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Pretoria. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that Afrikaans is a common language in the city.

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• 8.

### What Is the area code of the city?

• A.

+15

• B.

+21

• C.

+27

• D.

+41

C. +27
Explanation
The correct answer is +27. In telephone numbering plans, an area code is a numerical prefix that identifies a specific geographic region. The given options are different area codes, and +27 is the correct area code for the city in question.

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• 9.

### How many capitals exist aside the capital city of Cape Town?

• A.

2

• B.

3

• C.

4

• D.

1

A. 2
Explanation
There are two capitals in South Africa aside from Cape Town. The first one is Pretoria, which is the administrative capital, and the second one is Bloemfontein, which is the judicial capital. These two cities, along with Cape Town, form the three branches of the South African government. Therefore, the correct answer is 2.

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• 10.

### Which of these is a street postal code used in the city?

• A.

7581

• B.

6521

• C.

4215

• D.

132

A. 7581
Explanation
The postal code "7581" is the correct answer because it is stated that it is a street postal code used in the city. The other options do not have any information provided to suggest that they are street postal codes used in the city.

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