What Do You Know About Ghana? Quiz

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Hey, how much do you know about Ghana? Do you think you'll be able to pass this 'What do you know about Ghana' quiz? With a population estimate of 30 million, Ghana is one of the west African countries known for its wildlife. It is an amazing country to explore by both locals and tourists. Try this quiz and we'll see how much knowledge you have about this beautiful country. Let's start then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which year did Ghana gain independence? 

    • A.

      6th March 1956

    • B.

      6th March 1957

    • C.

      6th March 1955

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. 6th March 1957
    Explanation
    Ghana gained independence on 6th March 1957.

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  • 2. 

    Who was the second president of 4th Republic of Ghana?

    • A.

      J.J Rawlings

    • B.

      John Kufuor

    • C.

      Hill Limann

    • D.

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. John Kufuor
    Explanation
    Kwame Nkrumah was the first president of the 1 republic of Ghana Rawlings was the first president of the forth Republic of ghana

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first president of 1st republic of Ghana?

    • A.

      Limann

    • B.

      J.J

    • C.

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Kwame Nkrumah
    Explanation
    Kwame Nkrumah was the first president of the 1st republic of Ghana. He played a crucial role in leading Ghana to independence from British colonial rule in 1957. Nkrumah was a prominent figure in the Pan-African movement and advocated for African unity and decolonization. As the first president, he implemented various social and economic policies aimed at promoting development and equality in Ghana. Nkrumah's leadership and contributions to the independence movement make him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did Kwame Nkrumah die?

    • A.

      April 15 1990

    • B.

      April 20 1983

    • C.

      April 27 1972

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. April 27 1972
    Explanation
    Kwame Nkrumah died on April 27, 1972.

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  • 5. 

    The British helped Ghana in gaining Independence. State true or false. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because it was not the British who helped Ghana in gaining independence. It was actually the efforts of Ghanaian nationalists and independence leaders, such as Kwame Nkrumah, who fought for and eventually achieved independence from British colonial rule in 1957. The British colonial government initially resisted granting independence, but due to increasing pressure and protests from the Ghanaian people, they eventually had to concede.

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  • 6. 

    Who composed the national anthem of Ghana?

    • A.

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • B.

      Ephraim Amu

    • C.

      Philip Gbeho

    • D.

      Theodosia Okoh

    Correct Answer
    C. Philip Gbeho
    Explanation
    Philip Gbeho composed the national anthem of Ghana.

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  • 7. 

    Who made the Ghana coat of arms?

    • A.

      Ephraim Amu

    • B.

      Kwame Nkrumah

    • C.

      Amon kotie

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    C. Amon kotie
    Explanation
    The coat of Arms was made by Amon Kotie 4 March 1957

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  • 8. 

    The capital city of Ghana is 

    • A.

      Accra

    • B.

      Kumasi

    • C.

      Dambai

    • D.

      Techiman

    Correct Answer
    A. Accra
    Explanation
    Accra is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Ghana. Accra is located on the Atlantic coast of the country and is the largest city in Ghana. It is the political, economic, and cultural center of the country, housing the government institutions, major businesses, and cultural landmarks. Accra is known for its vibrant markets, historical sites, and beautiful beaches, making it a popular destination for tourists.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of Ghana in 1482?

    • A.

      British colony

    • B.

      Gold Coast

    • C.

      Asante empire

    • D.

      Worior king

    Correct Answer
    B. Gold Coast
    Explanation
    In 1482, Ghana was known as the Gold Coast. This name was given to the region by European explorers due to the abundance of gold that could be found there. The Gold Coast became an important trading hub for gold and other commodities, attracting various European powers who sought to exploit its resources. The name "Gold Coast" remained in use until Ghana gained independence from British colonial rule in 1957 and adopted its current name.

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  • 10. 

    Name the religion practiced by most of the people in Ghana. 

    • A.

      Buddhism

    • B.

      Christianity

    • C.

      Polytheism

    • D.

      Hinduism

    Correct Answer
    B. Christianity
    Explanation
    Christianity is the correct answer because it is the religion practiced by most of the people in Ghana. Christianity was introduced to Ghana during the colonial period and has since become the dominant religion in the country. Today, the majority of Ghanaians identify as Christians and Christianity has had a significant influence on the culture, values, and social life of the Ghanaian people.

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