50 Africa Trivia Questions and Answers

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Do you know everything about Africa? Take this Africa trivia quiz and discover how well you know about Africa.

Africa stands out from other continents due to its unique geographical position and size, accounting for more than 20% of the world’s total landmass. Many consider this a mystical location with various scenery and welcoming folks. To put your knowledge of this beautiful country to the test, we’ve produced a collection of 50 trivia Africa quiz questions and answers. Have some fun with it.

Easy Questions: 1 to 10.

Medium Questions: 11 to 30

Hard Questions: 31 to 50

50 Africa Trivia Questions and Answers


#1. Which of the following cities is located in Africa?

#2. Which of the following African rivers flows into the Indian Ocean?

#3. Which African country has the smallest land area?

#4. What is Africa's longest mountain range?

#5. How many African nations does the Nile pass through?

#6. What is Africa's biggest city?

#7. Which African country has the most land?

#8. What is the name of Africa's newest country?

#9. Where is Nollywood, the world's second-largest film industry, regarding the number of films produced?

#10. What percentage of Africa's landmass is desert?

#11. Which color is the cross on Switzerland's flag?

#12. The Sahara Desert covers what proportion of the African continent?

#13. Dahomey was the previous name for this nation. Which nation is it?

#14. Which body of water separates Africa from the Middle East?

#15. Which country receives the most of the Nile's flow?

#16. Where can I find the Moon's craters?

#17. Which is Africa's biggest island?

#18. The northernmost African city is:

#19. The Kalahari Desert is located in which country?

#20. Which African country has the most people?

#21. Which African country has Lake Volta?

#22. Asal Lake is Africa's lowest point; whose country is it in?

#23. What is Africa's tallest mountain?

#24. Colonel Gadaffi governed which African country for nearly 40 years?

#25. Which of these African nations is located the farthest east?

#26. Lake Victoria, Africa's largest and the world's second-largest freshwater lake, is bounded by three countries. Which one is Not?

#27. Which nation was known as Nyasaland?

#28. In what year was Nelson Mandela elected President of South Africa?

#29. Which of the following countries was originally known as South West Africa?

#30. How many African countries are landlocked and fully surrounded by land?

#31. Which African country has the regions of Nsanje, Ntcheu, and Ntchisi?

#32. Which African country was the Mau Mau active in?

#33. Many experts believe that which African country has never been colonized throughout its history?

#34. Which African country is home to the Dallol volcano?

#35. Which African country's capital is Freetown?

#36. Which African country shares borders with both the Indian and Atlantic Oceans?

#37. Which African country has over 200 different languages?

#38. What is the name of Africa's biggest desert?

#39. Which nation has the city of Timbuktu?

#40. Botswana's currency is what?

#41. Which city is in Africa's southernmost region?

#42. South Africa comprises numerous distinct ethnic groups, each with its language. How many official languages exist?

#43. Aside from Egypt, where else in Africa can we locate pyramids?

#44. Which country's whole territory is entirely within South Africa?

#45. Algeria is bordered by how many nations and territories?

#46. In which the African nation were the oldest human remains discovered?

#47. In 1980, who performed at Zimbabwe's independence day celebrations?

#48. Where is the African Union's headquarters?

#49. Which is the most spoken language in Africa?

#50. An African country's capital is named after which American President?


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