Do You Know About Africa?

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Africa Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, you will learn more about Africa


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What were the apartheid laws that required Black South Africans to carry ID cards?
    • A. 

      Group Areas Act

    • B. 

      Population Identification

    • C. 

      Pass Laws

    • D. 

      Influx Control

  • 2. 
    Three of these African cultures have economies that are (or were) based on cattle herding. Which one doesn't?
    • A. 

      Fulani

    • B. 

      Dinka

    • C. 

      Gikuyu

    • D. 

      Xhosa

  • 3. 
    Which country claims to be the world's hottest place, with a year-round average temperature of 90 degrees Fahrenheit?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      Sudan

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Algeria

  • 4. 
    Who wrote the African-American Literature Narrative of Sojourner Truth, "A Northern Slave"?
    • A. 

      James Weldon Johnson

    • B. 

      Adolphe Roberts

    • C. 

      Sojourner Truth

    • D. 

      Langston

  • 5. 
    In South Africa, what what would you do with Biltong?
    • A. 

      Smoke It

    • B. 

      Use It As A Herbal Remedy

    • C. 

      Eat It

    • D. 

      Drink It

  • 6. 
    What is the capital city of Kwa-Zulu Natal?
    • A. 

      Rourkes Drift

    • B. 

      Pietermaritzburg

    • C. 

      Johannesburg

    • D. 

      Durban

  • 7. 
    Which sub-Saharan colony was the first to achieve independence?
    • A. 

      Gold Coast

    • B. 

      Nyasaland

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Rhodesia

  • 8. 
    In 1975, Angola and Mozambique gained independence from which European country?
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 9. 
    Under South African apartheid, which was not a race classification?
    • A. 

      Mixed

    • B. 

      Bantu

    • C. 

      Colored

    • D. 

      White

  • 10. 
    Which country supplied 50,000 troops during the Angolan Civil War?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      Soviet Union

    • C. 

      Cuba

    • D. 

      Angola

  • 11. 
    What two items were the basis of West African trade?
    • A. 

      Linen And Mahogany

    • B. 

      Salt And Gold

    • C. 

      Iron And Salt

    • D. 

      Gold And Silver

  • 12. 
    What former province of Mali became an empire on its own?
    • A. 

      Benin

    • B. 

      Diehne

    • C. 

      Ghana

    • D. 

      Songhai

  • 13. 
    What was one of the main trade goods of Aksum?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Spices

    • C. 

      Ivory

    • D. 

      Furs

  • 14. 
    Which king made Christianity the official religion of Aksum?
    • A. 

      King Knos-Us

    • B. 

      King Ezana

    • C. 

      King Khofu

    • D. 

      King Kongrati

  • 15. 
    Which Christian king of East Africa had his people carve underground churches?
    • A. 

      Mansa Musa

    • B. 

      Lalibela

    • C. 

      Sundiata

    • D. 

      Ezana

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