Africa Trivia Questions & Answers

1.A marathon held annually in Ethiopia is named after [Ab--- B-ki--], who won the 1960 Olympic gold medal in the men's marathon running barefoot.

2.Which African country is completely surrounded by South Africa?

3.What is at the centre of the flag of Swaziland?

4.Isak Dinesen's novel "Out Of Africa" begins, "I had [- ---m] in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills."

5.The African island country of Sao Tome and Principe sits in which body of water?

6.In John le Carre's novel "The Constant Gardener," a woman is killed in Kenya after discovering that what is happening to Africans?

7.The older, central area of a city in North Africa is called what?

8.Dr Henry Morton Stanley uttered the immortal words [--. -----------, I -------] in 1871 after finding David Livingstone at Lake Tanganyika in eastern Africa.

9.Which African country does NOT lie in part on the Equator?

10.Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart take a trip down an African river during which war in the 1951 film "The African Queen"?

11.Which country was the largest in Africa until 2011 when its south became an entirely different country?

12.Which nomadic, pastoral people are found primarily in Kenya and in parts of Tanzania? [---ai]

13.Which exclave of Spain is actually found on the northern coast of Morocco?

14.What is the official language of Angola?

15.In a famous short story, Ernest Hemingway described what African geographical feature as "wide as all the world"?

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