Statistics for History of Ethiopia Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 172 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What country invaded Ethiopia in 1936?Italy
95%
What country gained independence from Ethiopia in 1993?Eritrea
89%
What Olympic event did Abebe Bikila win in 1960 and 1964 while not wearing shoes?Marathon
83%
What country invaded Ethiopia in 1977?Somalia
83%
Who was Emperor of Ethiopia between 1930–1975?Haile Selassie
81%
What prize did the Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed win in 2019?Nobel Peace Prize
80%
What was Ethiopia formerly known as?Abyssinia
79%
What was founded by Emperor Menelik II in 1887, and named it "New Flower"?Addis Ababa
77%
What popular crop has its origins in Ethiopia?Coffee
77%
What "ism" was the state ideology of Ethiopia between 1987–1991?{Commun}ism
75%
What famous female fossil of Australopithecus was discovered in Ethiopia in 1974?Lucy
73%
What nearby country once unsuccessfully tried to invade Ethiopia in 1876?Egypt
72%
Ethiopia was one of the two African countries not to be colonized by the Europeans.
Which was the other one?
Liberia
72%
What religion was influenced by Ethiopianism, and promoted by Marcus Garvey?Rastafari
72%
There is a myth saying that that city's Queen of Sheba had a son with what Israeli king?King Solomon
71%
What animal was formerly depicted on the Ethiopian flag?{Lion} of Judah
68%
What ancient religious artifact does Ethiopian Tewahedo Church claim to possess?Ark of the Covenant
54%
What series of concerts were held in the U.S. and the U.K. to raise money to relieve
the 1983-1985 Ethiopian famine?
Live Aid
49%
What city in Ethiopia was the center of an empire that lasted from 100–940?Aksum
39%
What religious group were expelled from Ethiopia in the 1620s?Roman Catholics
33%

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