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Which of these cities is in Africa?

Cairo Click to see the answer

What percentage of the African continent is covered by the Sahara Desert?

25%

Which party won the General Election in South Africa in 2009?

ANC

Which of these African countries is an island?

Madagascar

99 per cent of which country's population live in a valley or delta of the River Nile?

Egypt

What color is the cross on the flag of Switzerland?

White

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Which of the countries of Africa is first alphabetically?

Algeria Click to see the answer

Which of these features lies between Zambia and Zimbabwe?

Victoria Falls

For most of the 20th century, what was Zimbabwe called?

Rhodesia

The Kissi, the Meru and the Kikuyu are tribes in which African nation?

Kenya

Which is Africa's least densely populated country?

Western Sahara

Which of these African countries is a member of the Commonwealth?

Cameroon

Bamako is the capital of which African country?

Mali

1936 Olympics star Jesse Owens was from which country?

United States

Which of these ancient civilizations was formed in Africa?

Egyptian

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Which of these African countries is furthest north?

Egypt Click to see the answer

Which of these countries is in Africa?

Congo

After which natural feature is the African country of Niger named?

River

What is Africa's largest desert?

Namib

Which 'K' is the highest peak in Africa?

Kilimanjaro

What is the largest country in Africa?

Sudan

In Africa which of these is a river?

Zambezi

Which of these is a country in Africa?

Uganda

The Live Aid concerts in 1985 took place in which London music venue?

Wembley Stadium

In terms of population what is the largest city in Africa?

Cairo

What is the more common name for the island of Unguja which lies off the east coast of Africa?

Zanzibar

Which other African country does Mauritius lie closest to?

Madagascar

Which popular holiday destination lies off the coast of Western Sahara in Africa?

Canary Islands

Which of these countries is on the African continent?

Egypt

The ruins of ancient Carthage are found in the suburbs of which modern city?

Tunis

Off which coast of Africa does the island of Zanzibar lie?

East

Which of these African countries lies south of the Sahara Desert?

Zimbabwe

In which country did Robert Mugabe come to power in 1980?

Zimbabwe

How many of the world's population live in Africa?

1 in 8

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From which country did Algeria gain independence in 1962?

France Click to see the answer

Which of these was NOT a former name of an African country?

British Guinea

Which North African city has a name which means 'white house' in Spanish?

Casablanca

Which of these African countries is landlocked?

Ethiopia

Of which North African country is Cairo the capital?

Egypt

Which of these is a range of mountains in North Africa?

Atlas Mountains

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Which country was known as Nyasaland?

Malawi Click to see the answer

Which African country is not a monarchy?

Tunisia

Freetown is the capital of which African country?

Sierra Leone

In which year did Nelson Mandela become President of South Africa?

1994

Which religion regards Africa as a spiritual state rather than a geographical place?

Rastafarianism

Which African city is overlooked by Table Mountain?

Cape Town

Lake Volta lies in which African country?

Ghana

Nigeria has Africa's biggest population, which is second?

Ethiopia

The lowest point in Africa is Asal Lake - in which country can it be found?

Tunisia

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Which of these African countries is furthest south?

South Africa Click to see the answer

Which of these African countries has French as an official language?

Côte d'Ivoire

In which African country is the Kalahari Desert?

Sudan

Locally known as 'Mosi-oa-Tunya', what do we call this feature of Africa?

Victoria Falls

Nsanje, Ntcheu and Ntchisi are regions in which African nation?

Malawi

In which part of Africa did the Boer Wars take place?

South

In which African country is the city of Marrakesh?

Morocco

Which of these rivers is NOT on the African continent?

Ganges

Of which country was Idi Amin the dictator for much of the 1970s?

Uganda

Which of these is South Africa particularly famous for being a source of?

Diamonds

Ghana is located in the Gulf of ______?

Guinea

Table Mountain in South Africa is an example of which sort of mountain?

Erosional

Lagos is the former capital of which African country?

Nigeria

Which African country's motto is 'Let's work together'?

Kenya

In which African country is Timbuktu?

Mali

Which African country's name means 'free'?

Liberia

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The Paris-Dakar rally originally ended in Dakar which is the capital of where?

Senegal Click to see the answer

The state of Washington is a similar size to which African country?

Senegal

In which African country were the Mau Mau once active?

Sudan

The island of Madeira lies off the coast of which African country?

Morocco

Dallas, Texas lies on the same line of latitude as which African city?

Tripoli

Of which African country as Joao Bernardo Vieira President?

Guinea-Bissau

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Which African country has been ruled by Colonel Gadaffi for almost 40 years?

Libya Click to see the answer

In 1895, which European country invaded and took control of Ethiopia?

Italy

Which African country is home to over 200 languages?

Cameroon

Approximately how many more countries are there in Africa than in South America?

40

Which country was formerly known as South West Africa?

Namibia

Which of these capital cities is in Africa?

Windhoek

Which of these African countries' coast lies on the Red Sea?

Sudan

The Dallol volcano is in which African country?

Ethiopia

Which of these African countries is furthest west?

Mali

Which of these South African cities lies furthest east?

Durban

Which of these African countries is furthest east?

Ethiopia

What is the name of the small country entirely surrounded by South Africa?

Lesotho

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