Quiz: How Well Do You Know Nelson Mandela?

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Nelson Mandela?

How well do you know Nelson Mandela? Well, here in this quiz, we are going to ask you a few questions about the former President of South Africa. He is widely regarded as the father of South Africa and a civil rights leader who fought against the Apartheid government. He rose to popularity as the voice of people who were disadvantaged by the racial segregation system. So, let's see how much do you know about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Nelson Mandela born?
    • A. 

      North Africa

    • B. 

      South Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

    • E. 

      South America

  • 2. 
    In what year, was he born?
    • A. 

      1912

    • B. 

      1918

    • C. 

      1929

    • D. 

      1924

  • 3. 
    What was Mandela's original first name?
    • A. 

      Swensalah

    • B. 

      Cumba

    • C. 

      Rolihlahla

    • D. 

      Kambula

  • 4. 
    Why did Nelson Mandela go to jail?
    • A. 

      For illegally downloading copyrighted music

    • B. 

      For not paying his taxes

    • C. 

      For littering in public

    • D. 

      He led protests wanting black and white people to have equal rights

  • 5. 
    How long was Nelson Mandela kept in jail?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      12 years

    • C. 

      27 years

    • D. 

      29 years

  • 6. 
    When was Nelson Mandela awarded with the Nobel Peace Prizes?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1993

    • D. 

      1978

  • 7. 
    Who did Mandela share the Peace Prize with?
    • A. 

      Thabo Mbeki

    • B. 

      F.W. de Klerk

    • C. 

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D. 

      No one

  • 8. 
    After being released from prison, what was his new career?
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      President of South Africa

    • C. 

      Coach of the National Rugby Team

    • D. 

      Banker

  • 9. 
    How old would Nelson Mandela have been in 2020?
    • A. 

      102-years-old

    • B. 

      99-years-old

    • C. 

      88-years-old

    • D. 

      85-years-old