Colonial Africa

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Africa Quizzes & Trivia

To test your knowledge on colonial Africa.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a main reason why African governments had trouble coming together after receiving individual independence?
    • A. 

      African states were very weak.

    • B. 

      Africans didn't care about their independence.

    • C. 

      African leaders were always incompetent.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following were major problems that African governments had when they first received independence? (More than one right answer)
    • A. 

      Sovereignty and security

    • B. 

      National unity

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Continuous attacks from Europeans

    • E. 

      Basic human services

  • 3. 
    Which of the following women graces all with her presence, no matter of independence?
    • A. 

      Jamie Lynn Spears

    • B. 

      Michelle Obama

    • C. 

      Marge Simpson

    • D. 

      Pamela Anderson

    • E. 

      Elizabeth Taylor

  • 4. 
    Which of the following countries inherited parliamentary form of government from the British?
    • A. 

      Ghana

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Niger

    • D. 

      Algeria

    • E. 

      Somalia

  • 5. 
    Between 1960 and 1970, half the African states became independent through ___________
    • A. 

      Revolutionary wars.

    • B. 

      Coup d'etats.

    • C. 

      Wise men who rose to power.

    • D. 

      Slavery.

  • 6. 
    During the _______ _______, the Dutch migrated away from British rule.
  • 7. 
    Dutch farmers in South Africa were known as ________ .
  • 8. 
    In 1922, Niger became a ___________ colony.
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      British

    • C. 

      Portuguese

    • D. 

      Protectorate

  • 9. 
    In 1908, Belgian Parliament annexed the __________________________ .
    • A. 

      Congo Free State

    • B. 

      Democracy of Sudan

    • C. 

      Colony of Cote D'Ivoire

    • D. 

      State of Angola