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Traveller Quiz: How Well Do You Know Africa?

 

Are you an expert traveler? Test your travel knowledge and see how well you know the beautiful land of Africa.

1. Home to well-preserved Roman sites at Timgad and Djemila, what is the largest country in Africa?

  • Chad
  • Algeria
  • Libya
  • Sudan
  1. When on safari, which animals are traditionally referred to as the ‘big five’?
  • Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino
  • Elephant, Giraffe, Hippo, Rhino and Zebra
  • Leopard, Gorilla, Rhino, Giraffe and Zebra
  • Buffalo, Lion, Zebra, Elephant and Tiger
  1. Up to 25,000 people attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro each year. But where is it?
  • Uganda
  • Kenya
  • Tanzania
  • Malawi
  1. The Nile is the longest river in world. Which of the following countries does the Nile basin not touch?
  • Ethiopia
  • Rwanda
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Zambia
  1. Which one of these countries recognizes Voodoo as an official religion?
  • Sierra Leone
  • Burkina Faso
  • Senegal
  • Benin
  1. Which of the following countries has never been a French colony?
  • Algeria
  • Tunisia
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ivory Coast
  1. Which country’s capital city was a ‘Modernist experiment’ for Mussolini’s architects in the 1930s, and still boasts a fantastic array of art deco and cubist gems today?
  • Somalia
  • Eritrea
  • Tunisia
  • Mali
  1. When David Livingstone first saw the Victoria Falls he described a scene ‘so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels’. Which two countries do the falls lie between?
  • Zimbabwe and South Africa
  • Zimbabwe and Zambia
  • Zimbabwe and Botswana
  • Zimbabwe and Namibia

Answers

Algeria, 2. Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhino, 3. Tanzania, 4. Zambia 5. Benin 6. Democratic Republic of Congo, 7. Zimbabwe and Botswana, 8. Zimbabwe and Botswana

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