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Geography of Africa #2

Test your knowledge about geography of Africa.
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Last updated: February 20, 2021
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1. What was the only color that appeared on the former flag of Libya from 1977 to 2011?
red
red
green
white
2. Which European country briefly colonized Libya?
Germany
Italy
Spain
France
3. What is the capital city of Liberia?
Dakar
Monrovia
Lagos
Libreville
4. In what part of Africa mainly Bushmen, also known as San people live?
Southern Africa
Eastern Africa
Western Africa
Northern Africa
5. What country which completely surrounds Lesotho?
Zimbabwe
Botswana
Namibia
South Africa
6. The Victoria lake's area is divided among three countries. Which country is not one of them?
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
Zambia
7. Which African country has flag that is very similar to flag of Ireland?
Ivory Coast
Niger
Guinea
Mali
8. What is official language in Ivory Coast?
Portuguese
Spanish
English
French
9. From which country Guinea-Bissau gained its independence in 1974?
Spain
Portugal
Italy
France
10. Conakry is the capital of which African country?
Cameroon
Niger
Ghana
Guinea
11. What was the colonial name of Ghana?
Ivory Coast
Silver Coast
Gold Coast
White Coast
12. The Gambia was a colony of which country between 1821–1965?
France
Netherlands
Spain
United Kingdom
13. What is the capital of Gabon?
Asmara
Accra
Libreville
Banjul
14. From which country Gabon gained its independence in 1960?
France
Belgium
United Kingdom
Italy
15. What African country was formerly known as Abyssinia?
Kenya
Somalia
Sudan
Ethiopia
16. Sibebe is the second-largest monolith in the world located near the capital city Mbabane. Which country is this?
Rwanda
Zambia
Lesotho
Eswatini
17. There are only three sovereign monarchies in Africa. Which country is not monarchy?
Mali
Morocco
Lesotho
Eswatini
18. The name of what African country derived from the ancient Greek name for the Red Sea?
Sudan
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Somalia
19. From which country Eritrea became independent in 1993?
Somalia
Sudan
Ethiopia
Egypt
20. Which country controlled Eritrea between 1882–1936?
France
Italy
Germany
Spain
21. Equatorial Guinea have a coastline along what body of water?
Red sea
Mediterranean sea
Atlantic ocean
Indian ocean
22. What is the official language of Egypt?
Arabic
French
Persian
English
23. What is Egypt's second largest city?
Suez
Port Said
Alexandria
Luxor
24. Djibouti have a coastline along what body of water?
Atlantic ocean
Red sea
Indian ocean
Mediterranean sea
25. What ethnic groups whose average height is unusually short live primarily in Congo basin?
Maasai
Pygmy
Bantu
Zulu
26. What African river is the world's deepest recorded river, with measured depths in excess of 220 m?
Congo
Nile
Limpopo
Zambezi
27. Which European country colonized the Democratic Republic of Congo?
Germany
Belgium
Netherlands
France
28. What was the former name of the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1971 to 1997?
Dahomey
Zaire
Brazzaville
Rhodesia
29. N'Djamena is the capital of which African country?
Gabon
Ghana
Chad
Ethiopia
30. Mayotte is an island in Indian ocean and an overseas department and region of which country?
France
Netherlands
Belgium
Spain
31. In which body of water is the island of Comoros located?
Red sea
Mediterranean sea
Indian ocean
Atlantic ocean
32. Which African country has flag that is nearly identical to flag of Romania?
Benin
Gabon
Chad
Cameroon
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