What Do You Know About Africa?

 Africa is our ancient home; the source of human presence on this earth. It is a huge continent, with a huge variety of people and cultures. How much do you know about this 'ancient' of all continents?
 
 
How many countries are in Africa?
54
26
14
7
 
 
Which of the following is not in Africa?
Gobi Desert
Lake Victoria
The Nile
Mount Kilimanjaro
 
 
The median age in Africa is:
28.5
37.1
46.2
19.7
 
 
What is the most common language spoken in Africa?
Arabic is spoken by about 17% while Swahili is about 10%
Arabic
Swahili
English
French
 
 
Africa makes up _____ percent of the world’s total land area.
3
12
20
44
 
 
How much of Africa is desert?
The biggest desert in the world, the Sahara, contributes to much of this.
Half
One third
One fifth
Two thirds
 
 
The 2011 Arab Spring began in which North African country?
Libya
Tunisia
Egypt
Morocco
 
 
When did the colonization of Africa by Europeans begin?
It began in 1652, by the Dutch.
During the 1200s
During the 1600s
During the 1800s
During the Roman Empire
 
 
True or False: Africa is the 2nd most populous continent, after Asia
True
False
 
 
In which country would you find the city of Timbuktu?
Mali
Morocco
Libya
Nigeria
 
 
Which lake is the largest lake in Africa and the main reservoir of the Nile?
Lake Victoria
Lake Malawi
Lake Kivu
Lake Albert
 
 
Which language is spoken on the East coast of Africa?
Swahili
Zulu
Malagasy
Songhay
 
 
What is the easternmost extension of Africa?
The Horn of Africa is a peninsula and the easternmost projection of the African continent, excluding African islands.
Horn of Africa
Somali
East Ethiopia
East Congo
Try Again?
It doesn't seem like you know much about Africa, as your score were low. Maybe it just doesn't interest you, or maybe you want to learn more. In any case, you can check your answers below to see your mistakes or try again!
You Know Quite a Bit!
You definitely have some good knowledge of Africa. You probably have some intellectual curiosity or you pay attention to the pieces of the puzzle you hear about it. Whether you've been or not, I'm sure you'd be appreciated in Africa for what you know, and you can check what you don't know in the mistakes and correct answers.
Hakuna Matata!
Wow, you aced this test! Are you African? Or maybe you've been to this giant continent before? In any case, you have an impressive knowledge of Africa. We're super impressed and we guess you're either a person of the world with huge amounts of knowledge or you know a lot about Africa - or both! We bow before your glory.
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