Some Trivia Question About Africa

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  • 1. 
    Who founded the United National Independence Party in British-controlled Northern Rhodesia?
    • A. 

      Idi Amin

    • B. 

      Kenneth Kaunda

    • C. 

      Ian Smith

    • D. 

      Cecil Rhodes

  • 2. 
    What lake exploded with carbon dioxide gas in 1986, killing more than 1,500 people?
    • A. 

      Lake Victoria In Kenya

    • B. 

      Lake Chad In Chad

    • C. 

      Lake Nyos In Cameroon

    • D. 

      Lake Nyasa In Malawi

  • 3. 
    January 13, 1967 was a remembered holiday for the Republic of Togo in West Africa until 1992, what did they celebrate?
    • A. 

      Independence Day

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King Day

    • C. 

      Bob Marley Anniversary

    • D. 

      Murder Of The Elected President And Take Over By The Military Government

  • 4. 
    What is the tallest mountain in Africa?
    • A. 

      Tanzania Peak

    • B. 

      Victoria Peak

    • C. 

      Mount Stella

    • D. 

      Mount Kilimanjaro

  • 5. 
    What was the only African nation never to come under the thumb of a European power?
    • A. 

      Liberia

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Libya

    • D. 

      Ethiopia

  • 6. 
    Which African country has oil reserves that could rival those of the Middle East?
    • A. 

      Angola

    • B. 

      Chad

    • C. 

      Namibia

    • D. 

      Nigeria

  • 7. 
    What is the largest indigenous church in Africa?
    • A. 

      The Zion Christian Church

    • B. 

      The Sacred Virgin Candomble Church

    • C. 

      The African Episcopal Church

    • D. 

      The Dutch Reformed Church

  • 8. 
    Bulawayo was once the national capital of Zimbabwe, what does the name "Bulawayo" mean?
    • A. 

      City Of Kings

    • B. 

      Place Of Killing

    • C. 

      Place Of The Giant Rock

    • D. 

      Chosen By God

  • 9. 
    What scholar argued that the ancient Greek civilization and accomplishments originated in Africa?
    • A. 

      Cheik Anta Diop

    • B. 

      Herodotus

    • C. 

      Kwame Anthony Appiah

    • D. 

      Leopold Senghor

  • 10. 
    Which African city's streets were laid out to look like the stripes in the British flag (the Union Jack), radiating out from a central area?
    • A. 

      Khartoum, Sudan

    • B. 

      Johannesburg, South Africa

    • C. 

      Lagos, Nigeria

    • D. 

      Nairobi, Kenya

  • 11. 
    What government-opposed Nigerian author was executed in 1995?
    • A. 

      Chinua Achebe

    • B. 

      Ken Saro-Wiwa

    • C. 

      Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

    • D. 

      S.M. Otieno

  • 12. 
    During her exile from South Africa, singer Miriam Makeba spent many years in which African nation?
    • A. 

      Zimbabwe

    • B. 

      Cote D'ivoire

    • C. 

      Tanzania

    • D. 

      Guinea

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