How Much Do You Know About African Music?

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How Much Do You Know About African Music?

The variety of genres of African music shows that the continent is vast and that there is a lot to be learned about the dark continent. This music is indigenous to African populace and usually reflect their culture and tradition. How many of the genres of African music do you know? Assess your knowledge in this music.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who created Afrobeat music?
    • A. 

      Nkwamme Nkrummah 

    • B. 

      Fela Kuti

    • C. 

      Saheed Osupa

    • D. 

      Yinka Ayefele

  • 2. 
    Which of these is a rhythmic dance from Cameroon?
    • A. 

      Apala 

    • B. 

      Afrobeat

    • C. 

      Assiko

    • D. 

      Bitkusi

  • 3. 
    Which of these is popular in Kenya?
    • A. 

      Bitkusi

    • B. 

      Assiko

    • C. 

      Menga

    • D. 

      Mbira

  • 4. 
    Which of these is usually played using Nyatiti?
    • A. 

      Benga

    • B. 

      Fuji

    • C. 

      Assiko

    • D. 

      Afrojuju 

  • 5. 
    Which of these originated from Southwest Nigeria?
    • A. 

      Dadakuada

    • B. 

      Fuji

    • C. 

      Hipco

    • D. 

      Gbema

  • 6. 
    Which of these originated from South Africa?
    • A. 

      Isicathamiya

    • B. 

      Maringa

    • C. 

      Apala

    • D. 

      Makosa

  • 7. 
    What is Senegal's most popular music?
    • A. 

      Hipco

    • B. 

      Mbailex 

    • C. 

      Mona 

    • D. 

      Semba

  • 8. 
    Which of these is popular in all English West Africa?
    • A. 

      Highlife

    • B. 

      Apala

    • C. 

      Fuji

    • D. 

      Makosa 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is not African?
    • A. 

      Highlife 

    • B. 

      Hipco

    • C. 

      Makosa 

    • D. 

      Jazz

  • 10. 
    Which of these musicians is not African?
    • A. 

      Bono

    • B. 

      Ayo Balogun

    • C. 

      Johnny Clegg

    • D. 

      Bob Marley 

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