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 66% SudanSudan19NigeriaNigeria29ArgentinaArgentina13ZimbabweZimbabwe121historical 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.orgeasy 71% AfghanistanAfghanistan22AlgeriaAlgeria38EthiopiaEthiopia172UkraineUkraine7Poland 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 River248Okavango RiverOkavango River157LimpopoLimpopo130ZambeziZambezi831borders 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 75% KinshasaKinshasa121NairobiNairobi895DurbanDurban38MombasaMombasa124cities 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 78% AntananarivoAntananarivo1122NaypyidawNaypyidaw73MogadishuMogadishu136MbabaneMbabane92Madagascar 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.orgaverage 62% KampalaKampala202KhartoumKhartoum120NairobiNairobi177MogadishuMogadishu828Africa 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% MogadishuMogadishu213MarrakeshMarrakesh129Addis AbabaAddis Ababa849ParamariboParamaribo56Ethiopia 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 50% MaputoMaputo544AntananarivoAntananarivo157BamakoBamako237NairobiNairobi145capitals 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% HarareHarare264MombasaMombasa172MogadishuMogadishu125LusakaLusaka111cities 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 47% LusakaLusaka449KampalaKampala845HarareHarare247Addis AbabaAddis Ababa220geography riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.