East Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about East Africa. Play East Africa quiz and see all the questions. What is the main administrative capital of the African Union?Addis Abeba. African Union Headquarters complex was built in 2012 by China State Construction Engineering Corporation as a gift from the Chinese government. It accomodates a 2,500-seat plenary hall and a 20-story office tower, among other facilities.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% CairoCairo2039LagosLagos2216Addis AbebaAddis Abeba5436LusakaLusaka1126geography of East Africa riddles » What is the dominant religion in Somalia?Islam. 99.8% of Somalia's population is Muslim and Islamic sharia as the basic source for national legislation. Islam entered the region very early on, as a group of persecuted Muslims had, at Prophet Muhammad's urging, sought refuge across the Red Sea in the Horn of Africa. Islam may thus have been introduced into Somalia well before the faith even took root in its place of origin.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 76% christianitychristianity1959islamislam10848folk religionfolk religion877hinduismhinduism580Islam riddles » What animal is that?Aye-aye. The classification of the aye-aye has been debated since its discovery. It was first classified as rodent, and as a squirel. However, the aye-aye is also similar to felines in its head shape, eyes, ears and nostrils. Molecular tests had shown it belongs to the lemurs superfamily.Created by: Monica Stilleraverage 61% howler monkeyhowler monkey1228macaquemacaque964capuchin monkeycapuchin monkey684aye-ayeaye-aye4656animals of East Africa riddles » Where do aye-ayes live?In Madagascar. The aye-aye is a lemur. Like all other lemurs, it is native to Madagascar.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% in Central Americain Central America484in Indonesiain Indonesia910in Australiain Australia946in Madagascarin Madagascar5031Madagascar riddles » What gun is depicted on the flag of Mozambique?AK-47. The flag of Mozambique was adopted on 1 May 1983. It is based on the flag of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO), the leading political party in Mozambique, which used to be a partisan organisation before the country gained independence from Portugal. Today, there is an ongoing debate whether the gun should be removed from the flag or not.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 78% AK-47AK-479760BrowningBrowning663UziUzi980M-16M-16990guns riddles » This castle, known as "African Camelot", is inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Where is it?In Ethiopia. Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress-enclosure located in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was built in 1636 by Emperor Fasilidies, who broke with the old tradition of the Ethiopian Emperors to travel around their possessions, living off the produce of the peasants and dwelling in tents. The unique architecture of Fasil Ghebbi shows diverse influences including Nubian, Arab, and Baroque styles.Created by: Hitter smasherhard 47% in Ghanain Ghana753in Ethiopiain Ethiopia2716in Tunisiain Tunisia1520in Senegalin Senegal782UNESCO World Heritage riddles » Which large animal kills the most humans in Africa?Hippos. Hippopotamuses are by nature very aggressive and tend to be very territorial. They commonly attack humans (as well as other animals) whether in boats or on land with no apparent provocation. Zulu warriors preferred to be as brave as a hippopotamus, since even lions were not considered as brave and deadly.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery easy 80% lionslions878hyenashyenas320crocodillescrocodilles1501hipposhippos11133mammals of Africa riddles » What was the first major empire in the world to officially adopt Christianity as a state religion?Kingdom of Aksum (Africa). In about 316 AD, Frumentius and his brother Edesius from Tyre were taken to the Ethiopian court as slaves. They were given positions of trust by the monarch, and converted members of the royal court to Christianity. Ethiopia, a major empire at the time, was the second country to officially adopt Christianity (after Armenia).Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 30% RomeRome1013Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 772Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)867PersiaPersia166Ethiopia riddles » This is Haile Selassie, former emperor of Ethiopia. Who is he claimed to be a descendant of?King Solomon. The House of Solomon was the former Imperial House of Ethiopia. Its members claim lineal descent from Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba, the latter of whom tradition asserts gave birth to Menelik I after her Biblically described visit to Solomon in Jerusalem. These claims of Solomonic descent make the Ethiopian royal house among the two oldest in the world (the other being the Imperial Dynasty of Japan)Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% MuhammadMuhammad2677King SolomonKing Solomon9348Jesus ChristJesus Christ764Ramses IRamses I1462history of Africa riddles » How was Haile Selassie known before his coronation to Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930?Ras Tafari. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. As Governor of Harer, he became known as Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras means Duke). Among the Rastafari movement, which began in Jamaica in 1930s, Haile Selassie is revered as the returned messiah of the Bible, God incarnate. Currently, the movement has between 200,000 and 800,000 followers worldwide.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 41% Haile SeHaile Se1196Ras TafariRas Tafari2942Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba1891He had no nameHe had no name983Caribbean riddles » Play East Africa quiz and see all the questions.