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History of Africa Quiz

Can you answer these questions on the history of the African continent?
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: September 15, 2019
First submittedSeptember 15, 2019
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What city fought against Rome in the Punic Wars?
Carthage
What system of segregation in South Africa was abolished by Nelson Mandela?
Apartheid
What island was discovered by Malay settlers around 500 AD?
Madagascar
What king of Mali is sometimes called the richest man of all time?
Mansa Musa
What nation was founded by former slaves from the United States?
Liberia
Shaka was the leader of what kingdom?
Zulu
In what modern day country did the Battle of El-Alamein take place?
Egypt
What city was the major trading center of West Africa and home to a major islamic university?
Timbuktu
What group of dutch settlers fought the British in South Africa in two wars?
Boers
Who was the Great Pyramid of Giza built for?
Khufu
Which dictator of Libya was captured and executed during the Arab spring?
Muammar Gaddafi
What nation united with the colony of Tanganyika to form Tanzania?
Zanzibar
What major empire was overtaken by the Mali empire?
Ghana Empire
What ethnic group has inhabited most of northern Africa for millennia?
Berbers
What country broke into civil war when the state of Biafra tried to secede?
Nigeria
What is the former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
Zaire
What kingdom bordered ancient Egypt to the south?
Nubia
In which country were J.R.R Tolkein and Elon Musk born?
South Africa
What was one of the first major cities in southern Africa and the namesake of a modern country?
Great Zimbabwe
Which European nation colonized Cameroon?
Germany
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Level 55
Apr 12, 2020
Good quiz but I would accept "Berber" as well as "Berbers".