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  • 1. 

    Nigeria is on:

    • A.

      The Gulf of Gabes

    • B.

      The Gulf of Guinea

    • C.

      The Gulf of Sidra

    • D.

      The Bab al Mandeb Strait

    Correct Answer
    B. The Gulf of Guinea
    Explanation
    Nigeria is located on the Gulf of Guinea. The Gulf of Guinea is a large body of water in the Atlantic Ocean, located off the western coast of Africa. It is bordered by several countries, including Nigeria. Nigeria is situated on the eastern edge of the Gulf of Guinea, making it a coastal country with access to this body of water. The Gulf of Guinea is known for its rich marine biodiversity and is an important region for fishing and oil production.

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  • 2. 

    The percentage of Nigerian children ages 5-14 engaged in child labor is:

    • A.

      9%

    • B.

      19%

    • C.

      29%

    • D.

      39%

    Correct Answer
    C. 29%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 29% because it represents the percentage of Nigerian children between the ages of 5 and 14 who are involved in child labor. This indicates a significant portion of the child population in Nigeria is engaged in work that is not suitable for their age and may have negative consequences for their well-being and development.

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  • 3. 

    The capital of Nigeria is:

    • A.

      Abuja

    • B.

      Asmara

    • C.

      Banjul

    • D.

      Accra

    Correct Answer
    A. Abuja
    Explanation
    Abuja is the correct answer because it is the capital of Nigeria. The other options, Asmara, Banjul, and Accra, are the capitals of Eritrea, Gambia, and Ghana, respectively, and not Nigeria.

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  • 4. 

    What is Nigeria's Internet country code?

    • A.

      .ni

    • B.

      .ng

    • C.

      .nr

    • D.

      .na

    Correct Answer
    B. .ng
    Explanation
    .ng is Nigeria's Internet country code. Country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) are two-letter domain extensions that represent a specific country or territory. In this case, .ng represents Nigeria. The country code is used for websites, email addresses, and other online platforms associated with Nigeria.

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  • 5. 

    What is Nigeria's national symbol?

    • A.

      Unicorn

    • B.

      Red-billed streamer tail

    • C.

      Lion

    • D.

      Eagle

    Correct Answer
    D. Eagle
    Explanation
    The national symbol of Nigeria is the eagle. The eagle is a powerful and majestic bird that represents strength, courage, and freedom. It is often associated with leadership and is a common symbol in many cultures around the world. In Nigeria, the eagle is depicted on the country's coat of arms and is a symbol of national pride and identity.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of Nigeria's national anthem?

    • A.

      Arise, oh Compatriots

    • B.

      Dear Motherland

    • C.

      The Soldiers' Song

    • D.

      Land of Our Fathers

    Correct Answer
    A. Arise, oh Compatriots
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Arise, oh Compatriots." This is the name of Nigeria's national anthem.

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  • 7. 

    The official language of Nigeria is:

    • A.

      French

    • B.

      Hausa

    • C.

      English

    • D.

      Fulani

    Correct Answer
    C. English
    Explanation
    The official language of Nigeria is English. This is because Nigeria was a former British colony and English was introduced as the official language during the colonial period. English is widely spoken and used for official purposes in Nigeria, including government, education, media, and business. It serves as a unifying language in a country with over 500 different languages spoken.

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  • 8. 

    Which of Nigeria's 250 ethnic groups is most populous?

    • A.

      Ijaw

    • B.

      Yoruba

    • C.

      Ibibo

    • D.

      Hausa and Fulani

    Correct Answer
    D. Hausa and Fulani
    Explanation
    Hausa and Fulani are the most populous ethnic groups in Nigeria. They are primarily located in the northern region of the country. The Hausa people are known for their rich cultural heritage and are predominantly Muslims. The Fulani people, on the other hand, are pastoral nomads who are spread across several countries in West Africa. Together, the Hausa and Fulani ethnic groups make up a significant portion of Nigeria's population, contributing to their status as the most populous ethnic groups in the country.

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  • 9. 

    Nigeria's area is roughly:

    • A.

      Half the size of the United States

    • B.

      Twice the size of California

    • C.

      The size of Japan

    • D.

      The size of Indiana

    Correct Answer
    B. Twice the size of California
    Explanation
    Nigeria's area is roughly twice the size of California. This means that Nigeria covers an area that is approximately two times larger than the state of California.

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  • 10. 

    Nigeria’s coastline is wedged between:

    • A.

      Benin and Cameroon

    • B.

      Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea

    • C.

      Gabon and Togo

    • D.

      Cote d'Ivoire and Benin

    Correct Answer
    A. Benin and Cameroon
    Explanation
    Nigeria's coastline is wedged between Benin and Cameroon. This means that the coastline of Nigeria is located between the countries of Benin and Cameroon. The term "wedged" suggests that Nigeria is sandwiched between these two countries along its coastline.

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