Africa Facts Practice Test Quiz

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Africa Quizzes & Trivia

Some people in the world have the notion that Africa is not a continent but a just one country. Others also believe that most of its inhabitants are un civilized. Do you believe you have facts when it comes to Africa? Take the test below and know for sure. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these countries has the largest area? 
    • A. 

      Kenya

    • B. 

      Morocco

    • C. 

      Mozambique

    • D. 

      Somalia

  • 2. 
    Which of these countries has the largest area? 
    • A. 

      Gabon

    • B. 

      Namibia

    • C. 

      Cameroon

    • D. 

      Madagascar

  • 3. 
    Which of these countries has the largest area?    
    • A. 

      Zimbabwe

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Botswana

    • D. 

      Eritrea

  • 4. 
    Which of these countries has the largest area? 
    • A. 

      Rwanda

    • B. 

      Benin

    • C. 

      Togo

    • D. 

      Cote d'Ivoire

  • 5. 
    Which country is larger in area?
    • A. 

      Tanzania

    • B. 

      Nigeria

  • 6. 
    Which country is larger?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Egypt

  • 7. 
    What country is larger?
    • A. 

      Eritrea

    • B. 

      Ghana

  • 8. 
    Choose which set of countries is the correct order of the five largest countries in area in Africa.     
    • A. 

      Algeria, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Chad

    • B. 

      Demorcratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Angola

    • C. 

      Democratic Republic of Congo, Algeria, Sudan, Libya, South Africa

    • D. 

      Sudan, Algeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Libya, Chad

  • 9. 
    Namibia is comprised mostly of what?
    • A. 

      Plains

    • B. 

      Forest

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Mountains

  • 10. 
    What is the longest mountain range in Africa? 
    • A. 

      Atlas

    • B. 

      Hoggar

    • C. 

      Tibesti

    • D. 

      Ruwenzori

  • 11. 
    What river separates the Libyan desert from the Nubian? 
    • A. 

      Nile

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      Zambezi

    • D. 

      Vaal

  • 12. 
    What desert is located in eastern Ethiopia?
    • A. 

      Kalahari

    • B. 

      Ogaden

    • C. 

      Atacama

    • D. 

      Sahara

  • 13. 
    The nation of Gabon, a small country on the equator, is composed mostly of what?
    • A. 

      Savannah

    • B. 

      Mountains

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Rainforest

  • 14. 
    Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's tallest mountain. What is the second tallest?  
    • A. 

      Brandberg

    • B. 

      Stanley

    • C. 

      Kirinyaga

    • D. 

      Mulanje

  • 15. 
    Of the world's ten largest lakes, how many can be found in the Great Rift Valley? 
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      5

  • 16. 
     Which of these countries is landlocked?
    • A. 

      Nigeria

    • B. 

      Botswana

    • C. 

      Dakar

    • D. 

      Togo

  • 17. 
     Which is true about Mount Cameroon?
    • A. 

      It is actually located in Nigeria

    • B. 

      It is an active volcano

    • C. 

      It is Africa's third tallest mountain

    • D. 

      all of these

  • 18. 
    What African country was first settled by freed American slaves.?
  • 19. 
    During World War I, which country did South Africa capture?  
    • A. 

      Namibia

    • B. 

      Mozambique

    • C. 

      Gambia

    • D. 

      Zimbabwe

  • 20. 
    Which country did the first Europeans to make landfall in Namibia come from?
    • A. 

      Holland

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 21. 
    The world's oldest desert is in Namibia. What is this desert called?
    • A. 

      The Kalahari

    • B. 

      the Namib

    • C. 

      The Nubian

    • D. 

      The Atacama

  • 22. 
    Namibia borders several countries. With which country does it have the longest border? 
    • A. 

      Zambia

    • B. 

      Botswana

    • C. 

      Angola

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 23. 
    Namibia has a number of indigenous tribes or ethnic groups. Which tribe has the highest percentage of the national population?   
    • A. 

      San

    • B. 

      Kavangos

    • C. 

      Ovambo

    • D. 

      Herero

  • 24. 
    Namibia has the world's highest population of which of these animals?
    • A. 

      Leopard

    • B. 

      Giraffe

    • C. 

      Cheetah

  • 25. 
    The world's largest underground lake is in Namibia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False