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% CairoCairo1968LagosLagos2166Addis AbebaAddis Abeba5253LusakaLusaka1086geography 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 75% christianitychristianity1893islamislam10455folk religionfolk religion849hinduismhinduism564Islam 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 monkey1181macaquemacaque928capuchin monkeycapuchin monkey664aye-ayeaye-aye4469animals 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 America470in Indonesiain Indonesia889in Australiain Australia926in Madagascarin Madagascar4878Madagascar 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-479536BrowningBrowning651UziUzi960M-16M-16972guns 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 46% in Ghanain Ghana742in Ethiopiain Ethiopia2660in Tunisiain Tunisia1492in Senegalin Senegal767UNESCO 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% lionslions862hyenashyenas319crocodillescrocodilles1464hipposhippos10882mammals 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% RomeRome993Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 750Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)852PersiaPersia163Ethiopia 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% MuhammadMuhammad2615King SolomonKing Solomon9119Jesus ChristJesus Christ743Ramses IRamses I1439history 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 Se1181Ras TafariRas Tafari2892Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba1852He had no nameHe had no name974Caribbean riddles » Play East Africa quiz and see all the questions.