Around Africa -2 - Answers

Published: Sunday 24th October 2021A free quiz about the people and nations of Africa.
  1. As at 2021, how many countries are there in Africa? Fifty-four.
  2. From which country did Burkina Faso gain independence in 1960? France.
  3. After which US President is the capital of Liberia named? James Monroe (Monrovia).
  4. What is the capital of the Central African Republic? Bangui.
  5. Which is the longest river in Africa to flow into the Indian Ocean? Zambezi.
  6. Which country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018? Swaziland.
  7. In which African country would you fined the city of Timbuktu? Mali.
  8. Which country was formerly known as "The Gold Coast"? Ghana.
  9. What is the most populous city in Morocco? Casablanca.
  10. Lesotho is a land-locked country, which country surrounds it? South Africa.
  11. Which three countries share a land border with Somalia? Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya.
  12. Which is the Westernmost country in Africa? Senegal.
  13. In terms of population which is the largest country in Africa? Nigeria.
  14. Which metal is the principal export of Zambia? Copper.
  15. Which city is the main port of Kenya? Mombasa.
  16. Which two countries border Africa's 8th largest lake, Lake Kivu? Democratic Republic of Congo & Rwanda.
  17. What is the name of the stretch of water that separates Madagascar from the African mainland? Mozambique Channel.
  18. Which African nation formed the United Arab Republic with Syria from 1958 to 1971? Egypt.
  19. Which African country has the lowest population? Seychelles.
  20. Which city is home to the headquarters of the African Union? Addis Ababa.

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