Eastern Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about Eastern Africa. Play Eastern Africa quiz and see all the questions. Which country was formerly named Rhodesia?Zimbabwe. Initially, the territory was referred to as "South Zambezia", a reference to the River Zambezi, until the name "Rhodesia" came into use in 1895 (after Cecil Rhodes, whose British South Africa Company acquired the land in the late 19th century). In 1980, the country name was changed to Zimbabwe.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% SudanSudan643NigeriaNigeria755ArgentinaArgentina562ZimbabweZimbabwe2977historical names riddles » Which country was formerly known as Abyssinia?Ethiopia. Abyssinia is the name used for the Ethiopian Empire, which existed from the 12th century until 1974. Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% AfghanistanAfghanistan868AlgeriaAlgeria1350EthiopiaEthiopia5216UkraineUkraine567Ethiopia riddles » Which river forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe?Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa. The name of Zambia is derived from the name of the river.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% Congo RiverCongo River1963Okavango RiverOkavango River813LimpopoLimpopo731ZambeziZambezi5418borders riddles » What is the capital city of Kenya?Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It is famous for having the Nairobi National Park, the world's only game reserve found within a major city. Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 74% KinshasaKinshasa443NairobiNairobi3291DurbanDurban154MombasaMombasa536cities of Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Madagascar?Antananarivo served as capital of Madagascar well before the French colonization of the island. It was the seat of Radama I, who was considered the King of Madagascar by European diplomats in the early XIXth century.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% AntananarivoAntananarivo5127NaypyidawNaypyidaw315MogadishuMogadishu706MbabaneMbabane430Madagascar riddles » What is the capital city of Somalia?Mogadishu is the capital and largest city of Somalia. The population of Mogadishu is 1.1 million - about 10% of the total country population. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 56% KampalaKampala802KhartoumKhartoum576NairobiNairobi726MogadishuMogadishu2784Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Ethiopia?Addis Ababa lies at an elevation of 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) – making it the fourth highest capital in the world, after Andean and Himalayan capitals.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 68% MogadishuMogadishu748MarrakeshMarrakesh567Addis AbabaAddis Ababa3282ParamariboParamaribo196capitals riddles » What is the capital city of Mozambique?Maputo. The city fluorished in the early 20th century under the Portuguese administration. In 1974, Portugal granted independence to all Portuguese overseas territories. Over 250,000 ethnic Portuguese pulled out virtually overnight, leaving Mozambique's economy and administration unmanageable. The city's economy collapsed and never fully recovered.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% MaputoMaputo1881AntananarivoAntananarivo674BamakoBamako873NairobiNairobi585cities riddles » What is the capital city of Zimbabwe?Harare. The city was founded in 1890 by the British as Salisbury. It was the seat of the Rhodesian government and, between 1953 and 1963, the capital of the Central African Federation. It retained the name Salisbury until 1982, when it was renamed Harare.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% HarareHarare983MombasaMombasa621MogadishuMogadishu461LusakaLusaka413geography riddles » What is the capital city of Uganda?Kampala. The city is highly multilingual, as many Kampala residents still define themselves by their tribal roots and speak their ancestral languages. Several tribal languages are spoken widely alongside English, Swahili, and Luganda.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% LusakaLusaka2650KampalaKampala6987HarareHarare1722Addis AbabaAddis Ababa1529geography riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.