Quiz On History! Test Your Basic Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Quiz On History! Test Your Basic Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

When you take a chance to learn about history, you get a deeper understanding of why countries and people are a certain way. Swaziland is the smallest country in Africa, and it is still ruled by a monarchy is popularly known as Eswatini. The king can veto any rule, and there are no opposition parties. Below is a Swaziland history quiz designed to test your basic knowledge on this great country, Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What two important villages did Ngwane build?
    • A. 

      Zombodze, Dwaleni

    • B. 

      Umphakatsi, Lilawu

    • C. 

      Hhohho, Zombodze

    • D. 

      Mhlosheni, Dwaleni

  • 2. 
    Who started the Mfecane?
    • A. 

      Shaka

    • B. 

      Zwide

    • C. 

      The Boers

    • D. 

      Senzangakhona

  • 3. 
    What did Sobhuza I notice in the Mdzimba Mountains?
    • A. 

      Fertile land for grazing

    • B. 

      Caves for good defences

    • C. 

      Sotho settlers

    • D. 

      Rivers such as the Sabie river

  • 4. 
    How did Sobhuza destroy the Maseko?
    • A. 

      Killed them in the caves

    • B. 

      Waited until they were asleep, then sneeked up and kill them

    • C. 

      Made a traety which forced them to join his army or die

    • D. 

      Invited them to go hunting, then surprise attacked them

  • 5. 
    How long was Mswati's reign?
    • A. 

      Twenty-six years

    • B. 

      1839 - 1854

    • C. 

      Thirteen years old

    • D. 

      1839 - 1865

  • 6. 
    Ngwane led the Nguni people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Shaka died in 1882.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Swazis were known as the Ngwane.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sobhuza died in 1844.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Mzilikazi led the Xhosa against the Portuguese.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Sobhuza said whites could only come into his land carrying money.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Shaka was the first zulu king ever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Trans-saharan trade was started in Egypt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Mswati was 13 when he became king.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Mswati accepted the rule of the British after just two weeks as king.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The scorched land maneuver was invented by Shaka.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Sobhuza killed Shaka by hiding in the caves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Dingane, who succeeded Shaka, killed Sobhuza.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Many of Mswati's brothers were rebels to his rule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Dlamini was first to bring men from KaTembe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False