# Cbaw Pmo Multicultural Event Trivia - Africa

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### Africa is a continent (a very large mass of land) which is made up of many different countries. How many countries make up the continent of Africa?

• A.

24

• B.

54

• C.

19

• D.

66

B. 54
Explanation
Though it is not the largest continent (that's Asia), Africa has more countries than any other continent – 54, to be exact. It's also the second most populist continent, behind Asia.

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### How much of Africa is desert?

• A.

Half

• B.

One-fifth

• C.

One-third

• D.

Two-third

C. One-third
Explanation
Sand, bedrock and stone cover one-third of Africa with land that is scarcely habitable. At 3.5 million square miles (nine million square kilometers), Sahara is the largest desert in the world.

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### In 1950, about 221 million people lived in Africa. How many people live in Africa today?

• A.

300 million people

• B.

500 million people

• C.

750 million people

• D.

More than 1000 million (a billion) people

D. More than 1000 million (a billion) people
Explanation
More than 1000 million (a billion) people live in Africa today making it home to more than 15% of the world's human population.

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### How many different languages are spoken across Africa?

• A.

• B.

• C.

• D.

More than 2000

D. More than 2000
Explanation
It is estimated that around 2000-3000 different languages are used across the continent of Africa.

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### Which country is Africa'a most popular tourist destination?

• A.

Egypt

• B.

Morocco

• C.

South Africa

• D.

Tunisia

B. Morocco
Explanation
In 2014, 9.3 million tourists visited Morocco, followed by South Africa [9.1 million] and Tunisia [5.9million]

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