Test You Knowledge About The Nigerian Indepedence

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Test You Knowledge About The Nigerian Indepedence

With a population approximating almost 200 million souls, this ancient British colony is known for its vibrant culture, its strong willed people, and for its contribution in terms of arts, literature, and philosophy on the African continent. So, how well do you know Nigeria when it comes to its independence? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Nigeria obtain its independence?
    • A. 

      17 August, 1960

    • B. 

      October 1, 1960

    • C. 

      5 October, 1973

    • D. 

      5 March, 1970

  • 2. 
    What's the capital city of Nigeria?
    • A. 

      Yaoundé

    • B. 

      Abuja

    • C. 

      Ibadan

    • D. 

      Lagos

  • 3. 
    Who was the prime minister of Nigeria when it gained its independence?
    • A. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • B. 

      Sani Abacha

    • C. 

      AL haji Abubakar

    • D. 

      Goodluck Jonathan

  • 4. 
    How may political parties existed in Nigeria, in 1960?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 5. 
    What does the NPC stand for?
    • A. 

      The Nigerian People's Crown

    • B. 

      The Nigerian Pure Crowd

    • C. 

      The Nigerian People's Congress

    • D. 

      The Nigerian Political Crowd

  • 6. 
    What does the NCNC stand for?
    • A. 

      The National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons.

    • B. 

      The National Congress of Nigeria and the Cameroons

    • C. 

      The National Council of Nigeria and the Congress

    • D. 

      The National Council of Nigeria and the Congo

  • 7. 
    What does AG stand for?
    • A. 

      The Action gang

    • B. 

      The attack group

    • C. 

      The Action group

    • D. 

      The Action game

  • 8. 
    Which ethnical group is represented  by the MCNC?
    • A. 

      The Igbo

    • B. 

      The Yoruba

    • C. 

      The Hausas

    • D. 

      The Bamenda

  • 9. 
    Which ethnical group is represented by the AG?
    • A. 

      The Yoruba

    • B. 

      The Igbo

    • C. 

      The Kalaba

    • D. 

      The Hausa

  • 10. 
    What's the religion followed by the Hausa ethnical group in Nigeria?
    • A. 

      Christianism

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Protestantism

    • D. 

      Buddhism