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Geography of Africa #1

Test your knowledge about geography of Africa.
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Last updated: February 20, 2021
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1. Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha are Overseas Territories of which country?
Belgium
Spain
France
United Kingdom
2. What is the second largest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro?
Rwenzori
Elgon
Atlas
Kenya
3. Which ecosystem does not exist in Africa?
tropical rainforest
taiga
savanna
steppe
4. Which is the largest lake in Africa?
Victoria
Tanganyika
Malawi
Volta
5. Which is the longest river in Africa?
Nile
Niger
Zambezi
Congo
6. What is the most-spoken first language in Africa?
French
Arabic
English
Portuguese
7. What country in Africa has the highest population?
Nigeria
South Africa
Egypt
Ethiopia
8. What ethnic group is made up of Egyptian Christians?
Berbers
Copts
Hutu
Tutsi
9. Afrikaans language of South Africa evolved from what European language?
German
Spanish
French
Dutch
10. What ethnic group of Tanzania and Kenya live a semi-nomadic life based on cattle herding?
Maasai
Bushmen
Zulu
Berber
11. Aswan dam is the largest dam on which river?
Nile
Niger
Zambezi
Congo
12. What disputed territory is divided between Morocco and the Sahrawi Republic?
Gaza Strip
West Bank
Western Sahara
Palestine
13. What Spanish islands are located just off the coast of Morocco?
Azores
Balearic
Madeira
Canary
14. Victoria Falls are located on the border between what two countries?
Botswana and Namibia
Zambia and Zimbabwe
South Africa and Mozambique
Angola and DR Congo
15. What European country colonized Tunisia?
France
Portugal
Italy
Spain
16. What country was created after referendum in Sudan in 2011?
Burundi
South Sudan
North Sudan
Eritrea
17. Which explorer first reached the Cape of Good Hope in 1488?
Vasco da Gama
Henry the Navigator
Ferdinand Magellan
Bartolomeu Dias
18. There are three capital cities of South Africa. Which city is not the capital?
Bloemfontein
Johannesburg
Pretoria
Cape Town
19. Which ocean gulf is located between Somalia and Arabian peninsula?
Gulf of Guinea
Persian gulf
Gulf of Aden
Gulf of Oman
20. What is official language in Senegal?
Swahili
English
French
Arabic
21. What is the capital of Namibia?
Walvis Bay
Gaborone
Luanda
Windhoek
22. What is official language in Namibia?
German
English
Afrikaans
French
23. Which European country colonized Namibia between 1884 and 1915?
Portugal
United Kingdom
Germany
France
24. What is the capital of Mozambique?
Harare
Kampala
Lusaka
Maputo
25. What are official languages in Morocco?
English and French
French and Arabic
Berber and English
Arabic and Berber
26. What is the most populous city in Morocco?
Tangier
Marrakesh
Casablanca
Rabat
27. What is the name of the strait between Red sea and Gulf of Aden?
Dardanelles
Bab-el Mandeb
Suez
Gibraltar
28. What is the name of the strait between Morocco and Spain?
Dardanelles
Bab-el-Mandeb
Gibraltar
Bosphorus
29. In what body of water is Mauritius located?
Mediterranean sea
Atlantic ocean
Indian ocean
Red sea
30. Western Sahara is a disputed territory claimed by which country?
Tunisia
Mauritania
Algeria
Morocco
31. From which country Mauritania became independent in 1960?
Portugal
Spain
United Kingdom
France
32. Bamako is the capital of which African country?
Madagascar
Guinea
Mali
Mauritania
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Level 75
Feb 20, 2021
Great quiz. Thank you.
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Level 53
Feb 20, 2021
Thanks :)