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Question 1
What is the term length of South Sudan’s President ?
A
6 Years
B
No limit
C
4 years
D
5 Years
Question 2
Merino sheep, famous for their expensive wool are found in __?

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A
Angola
B
Libya
C
Dijibouti
D
South Africa
Question 3
The unpopular practice of Apartheid was in -
A
South Africa
B
Tanzania
C
Morocco
D
Congo
Question 4
What is the highest temperature ever recorded in Africa?
A
28.25°C observed in Burkina Faso
B
55.0°C observed in Kebili, Tunisia
C
28.25°C observed in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
D
51.3°C observed in Ouargla, Algeria
Question 5
Which of Somalia’s neighbours has built a wall along part of its borders to control crossings by illegal immigrants and terror­ist groups?
A
South Sudan
B
Kenya
C
Sudan
D
Ethiopia
Question 6
Marrakesh, city in Morocco is also known as

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A
Green city
B
Blue city
C
White city
D
Red city
Question 7
What is the largest lake in Africa called?
A
Lake Victoria
B
Lake Tanganyika
C
Lake Chad
D
Lake Albert
Question 8
Tallest mountain on the African continent __?
A
Mount Stanley
B
Rwenzori Mountains
C
Mount Kilimanjaro
D
Mount Kenya
Question 9
Which was the first city in the southern hemisphere and the second in the world after Philadelphia to integrate electric street lights into its infrastructure in September 1882?

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A
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
B
Johannesburg, South Africa
C
Sydney, Australia
D
Kimberley, South Africa
Question 10
Which sea separates the continent of Asia and Africa?
A
Black Sea
B
Mediterranean sea
C
Melilla Bay
D
Red Sea
Question 11
What is the largest man-made lake in the world?
A
Lake Volta
B
Lake Mead
C
Lake Kariba
D
Lake Lanier
Question 12
The largest city of Africa is –
A
Luanda
B
Accra
C
Lagos
D
Cairo
Question 13
The Cape of Good Hope is located in -

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A
Uganda
B
Sudan
C
Senegal
D
South Africa
Question 14
What is the world's largest hot desert?

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A
Kyzylkum Desert
B
Sahara Desert
C
Patagonian Desert
D
‎Syrian Desert
Question 15
Who was the first elected female head of state in Africa?
A
Golda Meir
B
Condoleeza Rice
C
Eleanor Roosevelt
D
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Question 16
Which country is known as Land of Palm Oil?

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A
Morocco
B
South Africa
C
Nigeria
D
Rwanda
Question 17
Which African country was never formally colonized, and resisted all kinds of European rule until 1920?

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A
South Africa
B
Egypt
C
Somalia
D
Kenya
Question 18
Despite being named for the Ebola River in Congo the virus was first isolated some distance away; where?
A
Yalikonde
B
Yandongi
C
Kinshasa
D
Yambuku
Question 19
The Garamba National Park is located in
A
Congo
B
Uganda
C
Nigeria
D
Rwanda
Question 20
Ostrich, largest bird in world is found in?
A
Kalahari desert
B
Karoo Desert
C
Namib Desert
D
Sahara Desert
Question 21
Which is the longest river in the world?
A
River Niger
B
River Zambezi
C
River Congo
D
River Nile
Question 22
What separates Africa from Europe?
A
The Gulf of Mexico
B
Red Sea
C
Mediterranean sea
D
Atlantic Ocean
Question 23
The largest oil producing nation in Africa is –
A
Kenya
B
Nigeria
C
Ghana
D
Ethopia
Question 24
Which river separates Zambia from Zimbabwe?
A
Senegal River
B
Zambezi River
C
Congo River
D
Benue River
Question 25
Where is the Kimberley diamond mine (World's Biggest Diamond Mine)?
A
Cameroon
B
South Africa
C
Tanzania
D
Gambia
Question 26
What is the lowest point in Africa?

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A
Lake Edward
B
Lake Albert
C
Lake Assal
D
Lake Kivu
Question 27
Which country is known as "nation of a thousand hills"?
A
Morocco
B
Saudi Arabia
C
Rwanda
D
Morocco
Question 28
The country known as the Celestial Empire is –
A
Madagascar
B
Egypt
C
Somalia
D
Mali
Question 29
Which island is known as clove island?
A
Lamu
B
La Digue
C
Unguga
D
Zanzibar
Question 30
What specially built city has been the capital of Nigeria since 1991, when it was moved from Lagos?
A
Dakar
B
Abuja
C
Accra
D
Libreville
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