Saturday, August 6, 2011

Trivia Quiz #66 - Trivia Questions About Africa and Africans

Trivia Quiz questions about Africa and Africans.

  1. Which 100-mile long waterway links the Mediterranean and the Red Sea?
  2. In which country is the Aswan Dam?
  3. Which country has the rand as its currency?
  4. What does ANC stand for?
  5. Who was the Egyptian king whose tomb and treasures were discovered in
    the Valley of the Kings in 1922?
  6. Which volcano in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa?
  7. Which country, bordering Zaire, takes its name from the former name
    of the Zaire river?
  8. Which is the second longest river in Africa?
  9. What is the name shared by the currency units of "Algeria and
  10. What is the capital of Kenya?
  11. Which country is the island of Zanzibar part of?
  12. What is the capital of Sierra Leone?
  13. Who was Zambia's first president?
  14. Name the East African country which lies on the Equator.
  15. What appears in the middle of the Rwandan flag?
  16. Which country includes the Yoruba, Ibo, and Hausa-Fulani peoples?
  17. Who was the founder of the Back to Africa movement who largely
    inspired Rastafarianism?
  18. At which town in the Sudan do the White and Blue Niles join?
  19. In which country did King Hassan II ascend the throne in 1961?
  20. In which country are Tangier and Casablanca?
  21. The flag of Libya is a plain rectangle of which color?
  22. From which European country did Angola achieve independence in 1975?
  23. Mount Toubkai is the highest peak of which range of mountains?
  24. Which South African politician won the Nobel peace Prize in 1960?
  25. In which township were 69 demonstrators killed by South "African
    police in March 1960?
  26. Afrikaans is a variety of which European language?
  27. What is the former name of the People's Republic of Benin?
  28. Which country unilaterally declared independence in November 1965?
  29. What is Africa's largest country?
  30. Which African country is sandwiched between Ghana and Benin?
  31. Which country is the home of the Ashanti?
  32. Which country was called Upper Volta until 1984?
  33. Which explorer was the first to reach the Cape of Good Hope?
  34. In which country are the towns of Gweru and Kwekwe?
  35. Where did Idi Amin rule from 1971 -1979?
  36. Who was the Egyptian president who was assassinated in 1981?
  37. Which British general was killed at Khartoum in 1885?
  38. Which country mainly makes up the Horn of Africa?
  39. In which country are the ruins of ancient Carthage?
  40. In which country does the White Nile leave Lake Victoria?
  41. What are the two main arms of the River Nile called?
  42. Which actor won an Academy Award for his performance in The African
  43. On the border of which two countries is the Victoria Falls?
  44. Who was the woman sentenced to six years in jail after the murder of
    Stompei Seipi?
  45. Which African explorer translated the Arabian Nights?
  46. After which American President is the capital of Liberia named?
  47. What is the name of the volcanic valley that runs from the Sinai
    peninsula to central Mozambique?
  48. In which country were the Mau-0Mau a secret guerrilla movement?
  49. Who was the Danish author of Out of Africa?
  50. Which new city in Nigeria has been shaped like a crescent, and has
    replaced Lagos as capital?
  51. The Zambezi and which other river define the borders of Matabeleland?
  52. In and around which desert do the Bushmen live?
Answers to Quiz #66 - Africa Trivia Answers

  1. Suez Canal.
  2. Egypt.
  3. South Africa.
  4. African National Congress.
  5. Tutankhamen.
  6. Kilimanjaro.
  7. Congo.
  8. Zaire, formerly Congo.
  9. Dinar.
  10. Nairobi.
  11. Tanzania.
  12. Freetown.
  13. Kenneth Kaunda.
  14. Kenya.
  15. A letter R.
  16. Nigeria.
  17. Marcus Garvey.
  18. A :Khartoum.
  19. Morocco.
  20. Morocco.
  21. Green.
  22. Portugal.
  23. Atlas Mountains.
  24. Albert Luthuli.
  25. Sharpeville.
  26. Dutch.
  27. Dohomey.
  28. Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe.
  29. Sudan.
  30. Togo.
  31. Ghana.
  32. Burkina Faso.
  33. Bartolomeu Diaz.
  34. Zimbabwe.
  35. Uganda.
  36. Sadat.
  37. Gordon.
  38. Somalia.
  39. Tunisia.
  40. Uganda.
  41. Blue Nile; White Nile.
  42. Humphrey Bogart.
  43. Zambia and  Zimbabwe.
  44. Winnie Mandela.
  45. Richard Burton.
  46. James Monroe.
  47. Great Rift Valley.
  48. Kenya.
  49. Karen Blixen.
  50. Abuja.
  51. Limpopo.
  52. Kalahari.