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D.R. Congo True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about the country of the Democratic Republic of the Congo are true or false?
Also try the Moldova one.
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Last updated: November 14, 2021
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1. The D.R. Congo was a Belgian colony until 1960.
True
False
2. The D.R. Congo and the Republic of the Congo were the same country until 2011.
True
False
It's the case for Sudan and South Sudan.
3. The country was renamed Zaire in 1971.
True
False
Following a military takeover. It was also the case for the river of the same name.
4. Okapi, an endangered species living in D.R. Congo, is also called "forest zebra".
True
False
This animal is also called "forest giraffe".
5. The D.R. Congo is the biggest country in Africa.
True
False
Algeria is about 40,000 km² bigger.
6. D.R. Congo is a landlocked country.
True
False
It has a 40 km coastline on the Atlantic Ocean.
7. The D.R. Congo's currency is only officially used in this country.
True
False
It's the Congolese Franc (the Republic of the Congo uses CFA Franc).
8. Kinshasa is the biggest French-sepaking city in the world.
True
False
With more than 17,000k, 4,500k more than Paris.
9. There are less than 10 km between Kinshasa and Brazzaville.
True
False
They're the second closest capital cities in the world, after Rome and the Vatican City.
10. Tintin visited the D.R. Congo.
True
False
In Tintin in the Congp published in 1931.
11. With 213 languages spoken, D.R. Congo is the country with the most languages spoken in the world.
True
False
10 countries speak more languages (like Papua New Guinea, where more than 800 languages are spoken).
12. One of the Mobutu's nickname, who led the country between 1965 and 1997, was "the cock that leaves no hen untouched".
True
False
"Kuku Ngbendu wa Zabanga", given by himself
13. A Congolese has already won a Peace Nobel Prize.
True
False
Denis Mukwege, in 2018 (the only Nobel Prize of the country).
14. Ebola is named for the biggest moutain range of the country.
True
False
It's named for a river of the country.
15. D.R. Congo is the country which won the most Olympic medals in Africa.
True
False
It's the second most populous country (after Bangladesh) which never won one.
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Level 52
Nov 14, 2021
Fine quiz, though the description contradicts the title.
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Level 51
Nov 14, 2021
Oh, yeah, haha! That was a kinda funny mistake. I fixed it now. Thanks!
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Level 60
Nov 14, 2021
Great Quiz!!

It should be an instead of and:

4. Okapi, and endangered species living in D.R. Congo, is also called "forest zebra".

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Level 51
Nov 14, 2021
Thank you!

You are completely true. I fixed it. It was a stupid little typo I forgot when I checked the quiz before the submission. Thank you!