Statistics for History of Somalia Quiz

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  • This quiz has been taken 317 times
  • The average score is 10 of 17

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What crime did Somalia become famous for in the 21st century?Piracy
93%
Which European country colonized the southern 3/4 of Somalia?Italy
92%
What other European country colonized the northern 1/4 of Somalia?United Kingdom
91%
What desert animal is thought to have been domesticated in the region
of Somalia sometime around 3000 B.C.?
Camel
81%
What was the state ideology of the Somali government between 1969–1991?{Commun}ism
81%
What type of precious metal did the Sultanate of Mogadishu control the trade of
between the 9th and 13th centuries in the Indian Ocean?
Gold
72%
What part of Somalia declared independence in May 1991?Republic of Somaliland
68%
What mainly killed 260,000 people in Somalia between 2010–2012?Famine
67%
What U.S. military helicopter model went "down" over Mogadishu in 1993?Black Hawk
62%
What island's name was adopted as a corrupted transliteration of the name Mogadishu,
by the Venetian explorer Marco Polo?
Madagascar
56%
What Somali-born supermodel married David Bowie in 1992?Iman
50%
What terrorist jihadist group has been operating in Somalia since 2006?Al-{Shabaab}
43%
What ancient kingdom around northern Somalia was an essential
trading partner of ancient Egypt?
Land of {Punt}
39%
What popular movement called for independence from those countries?
namesake of Sufi practitioners who whirl
{Dervish} movement
36%
What Somali dictator killed around 100,000 people of the Isaaq clan between 1987–89?
his last name is the same word for basic warm-ups in the ballet
Siad {Barre}
34%
What war was also called the "Ethio-Somali War"?
named for the region it was mainly fought in
{Ogaden} War
26%
What city in that region is home to the Laas Geel cave formations, which were only
discovered in 2002 and is estimated to date circa 20,000 BC years ago?
Hargeisa
25%

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