How Well Do You Know Africa? Answers.



1. Name the three countries where you find mountain gorillas.

Answer: a. Rwanda, The Democratic Republic of The Congo, Uganda (pictured here is an evening camp fire at the Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp in Uganda)

Photo courtesy of Sanctuary Retreats

2. How many countries are there in Africa?

Answer: b. 54 But there are some disputed territories.


3. In Kenya, how would you greet a Masai warrior?

Answer: d. Jambo

4. What is the name of the coast of Namibia?

Answer: b. Skeleton Coast

5. How many languages are spoken in Africa?

Answer: d. 2000. Indeed. There are around 2000 languages spoken in Africa.

6. What is the name of the largest volcano in Africa?

Answer: c. Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

7. What is the name of the island Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on?

Answer: d. Robben Island, South Africa

Photo by Richard Wiese

8. As the crow flies, which is the shortest distance between the North American Continent and the African continent?

Answer: a Between Newfoundland and Morocco

9. What is the largest country in Africa?

Answer: d. Algeria



10. Where can you find penguins in the wild in Africa?

a. South Africa

Photo Credits: Top photo courtesy of Sanctuary Retreats. Mother and children by Richard Wiese.


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