South Africa General Knowledge Quiz!

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What do you know about South Africa? Take this South Africa general knowledge quiz to check your knowledge. South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa, and Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa. Roughly 80 percent of South Africans are of black African ancestry and divided among various ethnic groups who speak different African languages. The quiz has questions about South Africa, which will give you points for a correct answer. To learn more, take this quiz, and don't forget to share it with friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many years did Mandela spend in prison?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      29

    • D. 

      33

    • E. 

      12

  • 2. 
    When did South Africa become a republic?
  • 3. 
    South Africa has nine provinces. Please name three.    
    • A. 

      Kwazulu-Natal

    • B. 

      Eastern Cape

    • C. 

      Southern Cape

    • D. 

      Free State

    • E. 

      Durban Province

  • 4. 
    Who is Desmond Tutu?
  • 5. 
    What did the Truth and Reconciliation Commission do?
  • 6. 
    What happened during the Soweto Uprising on June 16, 1976?
  • 7. 
    What was the Native Land Act about?
  • 8. 
    When did Nelson Mandela become president?
    • A. 

      May 10th, 1994

    • B. 

      January 1st, 1995

    • C. 

      20th August, 1990

    • D. 

      December 1st, 1994

  • 9. 
    Who won the Nobel Peace Prize “together” with Nelson Mandela?
    • A. 

      Desmond Tutu

    • B. 

      Frederik Willem de Klerk

    • C. 

      Tabo Mbeki

    • D. 

      Simon Peres

    • E. 

      P.W. Botha

  • 10. 
    What is the Freedom Charter?
  • 11. 
    When was the Bantu Education Act published?
    • A. 

      1949

    • B. 

      1953

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1912

  • 12. 
    What did the Bantu Education Act declare?
  • 13. 
    When did the National Party win power and introduce apartheid laws?
    • A. 

      1912

    • B. 

      1953

    • C. 

      1961

    • D. 

      1948

  • 14. 
    What was the Native Land Act of 1913 about?
    • A. 

      Land was distributed to all races according to their number of people

    • B. 

      Divided Soth Africa into areas for Boers and Britons

    • C. 

      Devided South Africa into black and white areas

  • 15. 
    What did Biko find in 1969?  
    • A. 

      Umkhonto we Sizwe

    • B. 

      Congress of the People

    • C. 

      The South African Students’ Organisation

    • D. 

      Black Consciousness Movement

  • 16. 
    Umkhonto we Sizwe existed from ____to ____  
    • A. 

      1961-1990

    • B. 

      1965-1990

    • C. 

      1989-1994

  • 17. 
    Name 3 prominent members of Umkhonto we Sizwe.
  • 18. 
    Which countries did Umkhonto we Sizwe operate from among others?
    • A. 

      Angola

    • B. 

      Libya

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe/Rhodesia

    • D. 

      Kongo

    • E. 

      South Africa

  • 19. 
    What kind of religious affiliation has the majority of round about 80%?
    • A. 

      Muslim

    • B. 

      Hindu

    • C. 

      Christian

    • D. 

      African traditional religions

    • E. 

      Non-religious

  • 20. 
    About what did prior president Thabo Mbeki and his health minister lie when they talked about a high mortality rate in SA? What were their explanations?
  • 21. 
    The two biggest cities in South Africa are Cape Town and Johannesburg; describe the main differences between them relating society!
  • 22. 
    What is the name of South Africa's national football team?
    • A. 

      The Springboks

    • B. 

      The Wombats

    • C. 

      Banana Banana

    • D. 

      Bafana Bafana

    • E. 

      Madiba adida

  • 23. 
    There are differences between African and European cultural concepts; name two of them!
  • 24. 
    Since the end of apartheid many things have improved in South Africa, name some of them that come to your mind!
  • 25. 
    The ANC clearly won the first democratic election in 1994, how many percent did they really achieve?
    • A. 

      84%

    • B. 

      99,9%

    • C. 

      78%

    • D. 

      56%

    • E. 

      62%

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