Central African Republic Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the Central African Republic?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: July 23, 2022
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First submittedSeptember 13, 2019
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Capital city
Official languages
Countries that border CAR
D.R. Congo
Rep. of the Congo
South Sudan
"S" word for a grassy ecosystem such as the one that covers almost all of CAR
CAR has the lowest ____ ________ of any country, 52.8 years
Life Expectancy
Second most populous city (hint: starts with B, makes teenagers giggle)
River on which the capital city is located
Title that president Jean-Bédel Bokassa gave to himself in 1979
Due to its remote location and lack of electricity, CAR has the least
____ pollution of any country
Currency (shared with 5 other countries)
CFA Franc
These make up 57% of official exports, with many more smuggled out illegally
Disease-spreading fly which hinders livestock herding
Tsetse fly
Compasses might not work correctly in CAR because most of the country
is covered with a large ______ anomaly
Level 83
Jun 2, 2020
Fun fact:

If you say that second city name in Mexico, people will think on a household local company of bakery goods (which are very good, I might add), or its beloved mascot, a polar bear with a white apron and a chef's hat.

Now, for the funniest part: If you consume a mass-produced bakery good, no matter where in the world you are, there's a pretty good chance you're consuming a brand owned by that very company. Unless you're in Oceania, they have no presence there... at least, not yet...

Level 75
Jun 2, 2020
Another fun fact: Ubangi is an anagram of Bangui
Level 69
Nov 1, 2020
It's no coincidence either, the city is named for the French word for the river, Oubangui.
Level 77
Aug 4, 2020
Level 66
Jun 2, 2020
Please also the accept the singular form of hint number 12. Thanks.
Level 76
Jul 21, 2020
I don't know very much about Central African Republic, but I got 16/19 by guesswork - 7 of the last 9 I got by guessing.
Level 63
Jul 28, 2020
You're trying to tell me more people got the fly than the pollution question?? Am I missing something?
Level 56
Aug 16, 2020
Kept trying noise/air/water ..didn't even think of light tbh
Level 68
Sep 30, 2020
I was guessing Tutsi and it accepted that word for Tsetse. What??!!
Level 88
Nov 1, 2020
For some reason tsetse is an easy word to remember for me.
Level 75
Sep 11, 2020
This nation really could have done better in choosing an interesting name
Level 61
Sep 21, 2020
Same goes for South Africa then
Level 68
Mar 16, 2021
Level 53
Jun 10, 2022
Directions should simply be avoided as a principle.
Level 73
Oct 13, 2020
I didn't know the second largest city, but thanks to the hint I typed some excellent words! Unfortunately none were correct, but enjoyment was had nonetheless.
Level 71
Nov 1, 2020
Personally I tried "boob" and "butt" then spent a minute typing variations on "boob" and "butt"
Level 73
Nov 3, 2020
Same here. Am I stupid for still not getting what the clue means? Why is bimbo funny to teenagers?
Level 73
Dec 14, 2020
It means "bakery company" in the Americas. Titter titter.
Level 70
Nov 1, 2020
Surprised nothing was mentioned about their civil war.
Level 74
Feb 1, 2021
I would honestly expect teenagers to giggle more about "Ubangi."
Level 67
Jul 28, 2021
I think Bokassa claimed himself an emperor in 1976. In 1979, he was already overthrown.
Level 47
Apr 30, 2022
Emperor Bokassa crowned himself emperor in 1976 (with a coronation in 1977), not 1979. 1979 is when he was deposed.
Level 51
Dec 11, 2022
If you were wondering about the magnetic anomaly:

Wikipedia states that it is theorized to be caused by either a Igneous Intrusion (rock under the Earth cooling and forming by magma cooling/crystallizing) or a meteorite impact in the Precambrian era, with more support of the meteorite theory

Level 66
Jan 25, 2023
Oh, so that's where Wakanda is!
Level 68
Mar 1, 2023
The movie is inspired by Lesotho. Also, they speak Xhosa in the movie which is from South Africa.