Africa Quiz

 

Africa Quiz


Take our online ultimate Africa trivia quiz and see how much you know about Africa. Discover interesting facts about Africa!


1. WARM-UP: Which country in Africa has the largest population?

Egypt
Sudan
Ethiopia
Nigeria


2. How many countries in Africa cross the equator?

6
7
8
9


3. In terms of physical size what place does Africa hold in the world's largest continents?

First
Second
Third
Fourth


4. Desert winds across the Sahara are called:

Rifts
Sahels
Harmattans
Casavas


5. Africa's oldest independent country is?

Liberia
Djibouti
Egypt
Ethiopia


6. Swahili is?

A South African tribe
A language
A traditional dance
None of the above


7. In which three countries are the Atlas Mountains located?

Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia
Kenya, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo
Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti
Libya, Chad and Niger


8. How many recognised languages are there across Africa?

20
200
2,000
4,000


9. What country in Africa has more pyramids than Egypt?

Chad
Ethiopia
Sudan
Mali


10. Which African country was used as the film set for Star Wars' Luke Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine? (And is still there today.)

Tunisia
Morocco
Western Sahara
Mauritania


11. In Latin the word 'Africa' means:

Sunny
Black
Without Cold
Savage


12. Today Africa has 54 countries, but before colonisation, approximately how many states and groups made up the continent of Africa?

50
100
500
10,000


13. What is the lowest point in Africa at 515 feet below sea level?

The Zambezi River between Zambia and Zimbabwe
Lake Assal in Djibouti
The Namib desert in Namibia
Lake Victoria bordering Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania


14. The Sahara desert is expanding southwards at what rate per month?

10 feet
100 feet
200 feet
2640 feet (half a mile)





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