Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Africa Trivia Questions 

Our Africa Trivia Questions will challenge you on your African countries knowledge and you will also come to know the interesting knowledge related to some memorable events.

Answer the below questions to reach the next level.

Q1.What is Africa's newest country?
South Sudan
Azawad
Central African Republic
Azania

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Q2. What alias did Nelson Mandela use while pretending to be a caretaker at Liliesleaf farm in Johannesburg?
David Motsamayi
The Black Pimpernel
Mark Radebe
Rolihlahla Ntoko

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Q3. In what city is the Chinese-built headquarters of the African Union?
Addis Ababa
Lagos
Ouagadougou
Johannesburg

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Q4. Where is Nollywood, the second biggest movie industry in the world in terms of the number of films made?
Nigeria
Nelspruit
Nairobi
Namibia

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Q5. Who or what is Liberia's capital Monrovia named after?
James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States
Marilyn Monroe, film star
Monroe trees, indigenous to the region
The pre-colonial Monroe kingdom

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Q6. What is Ushahidi
A crowd-sourcing platform used to monitor violence in Kenya in 2008
A popular walking trail in Mozambique
The policy of deferring to elders
An African philosophy promoting communal values

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Q7.Who was the first person convicted by the international criminal court?
Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga
The architect of apartheid Hendrik Verwoerd
Former British prime minister Tony Blair
Former Ugandan leader Idi Amin

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Q8.What did Gambian president Yahya Jammeh announce in 2007?
That he could cure Aids in just three days with a special potion of secret herbs
That homosexuals are welcome in his country
That he was dropping the article 'the' from his country's name
That foreign ngos would be banned

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Q9.Who performed at Zimbabwe's independence day celebrations in 1980?
Bob Marley
Paul Simon
Bono
Tracy Chapman

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Q10.How many black presidents have there been in South Africa?
Four
Three
Two
One

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Q11.It cost $30m, stands taller than the Statue of Liberty, and is built to last until 3200AD. What is it?
The African Renaissance monument in Dakar, Senegal
A new library planned for Timbuktu in Mali, with EU and US funding
The statue of former Chinese president Hu Jintao in Lilongwe, Malawi
Donald Trump's new hotel in Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Q12.Which former DJ came to power in a 2009 coup in Madagascar?
Andry Rajoelina
Fela Kuti
Wally Za
Papa Wemba

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Q13. Who is Africa's longest-serving leader?
Teodoro Obiang of Equatorial Guinea
Nelson Mandela of South Africa
Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe
Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya

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Q14. Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya
The Economist
The New York Times
The Sun
The Guardian

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Q15.Which one of the following statements is NOT true
There are 55 countries in the African Union
There are 55 countries in Africa
Somaliland is not a country
Africa is not a country

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Q16.Where is Swahili generally spoken?
East Africa.
West Africa
North Africa
Central Africa

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Q17. The Malagasy Republic is now called.
Madagascar
Mauritius
Seychelles
Mongolia

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Q18.The capital of Togo is
Lome
Niamey
Kpalime
Accra

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Q19.Which country is completely landlocked by South Africa?
Lesotho
Eswatini
South Africa
Botswana

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Q20.Where is the Nubian Desert?
Sudan
South Sudan
Somalia
Saudi Arabia

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Q21.What is Nigeria’s main export?
Oil
Water
Butter
Milk

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Q22. Of which country is Bangui the capital?
Central African Republic
Chad
Liberia
Djibouti

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Q23. Which is Kenya’s biggest port?
Mombasa
Kenya
Nairobi
Kisumu

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Q24. What is known as the White Gold of Egypt?
Cotton
Sea Island cotton
Gossypium herbaceum
Gossypium arboreum

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Q25. A mixed-race inhabiting North-Western part of Africa is called:

 
Berbers
Guanches
Kurds
Druze

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