North Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about North Africa. Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions. What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea365Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea290Arabian SeaArabian Sea122Aegean SeaAegean Sea191Morocco riddles » What is the only African country which is not a member of the African Union?Morocco is not a member because its government opposes the membership of Western Sahara. Morocco formally claims the territory of Western Sahara since 1957 and controls two-thirds of its territory.Created by: Debbie Foxvery hard 37% MoroccoMorocco2561RSARSA1457SomaliaSomalia1560RwandaRwanda1272geography of North Africa riddles » Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language?Egypt. The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% AlbaniaAlbania1436OmanOman3634EgyptEgypt6321SomaliaSomalia1611Egypt riddles » In which country is Berber the official language?In Morocco. The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% nowherenowhere1562in North Sudanin North Sudan1092in Western Saharain Western Sahara1535in Moroccoin Morocco2081deserts of North Africa riddles » What is the most populous Arab country?Egypt. With 90M of inhabitants, Egypt is by far the most populous Arab country. The population of Algeria is 38M, Iraq 35M, Sudan 35M, Morocco 32M, Saudi Arabia 31M.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 52% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia2860EgyptEgypt5431AlgeriaAlgeria1405MoroccoMorocco668demographics riddles » Where is this girl from?Egypt. This is an Egyptian soccer fan. She gets her national flag drawn on her face on a street in Cairo.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% BelarussiaBelarussia1077EgyptEgypt12218NicaraguaNicaragua1742MalaysiaMalaysia1497flags riddles » In what country are the ruins of Carthage?Tunisia. The ruins of Carthage are just 15 km north of Tunis. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Tunisia.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AlgeriaAlgeria2932TunisiaTunisia13840LibanLiban1792ItalyItaly1893tourism riddles » Which civilization built these pyramids?Kingdom of Kush. The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient kingdom situated south of Egypt, on the confluences of the Blue Nile and White Nile. Approximately 255 pyramids were constructed at three sites (including Meroe listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site) over a period of a few hundred years to serve as tombs for the Kushite kings and queens. These steep pyramids differ from Egyptian ones and were constructed much later.Created by: Sumit Tamangvery hard 39% ChineseChinese256Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe993Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush1369IncasIncas848World Heritage Sites riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% nonenone1413oneone2862twotwo2808threethree445Israel riddles » Which country was ruled by this person?Libya. Gaddafi was a controversial and highly divisive world figure. Supporters lauded his anti-imperialist stance and work in unifying Africa and the Arab world, and he was decorated with various awards. Conversely, he was internationally condemned as a dictator and autocrat whose authoritarian administration violated the human rights of Libyan citizens and supported international terrorism.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% SyriaSyria1118EthiopiaEthiopia906LibyaLibya9694IranIran856dictators riddles » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.