North Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about North Africa. Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions. 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 Foxgeography of North Africa riddles »very hard 36% MoroccoMorocco2093RSARSA1211SomaliaSomalia1336RwandaRwanda1076 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.orgEgypt riddles »hard 45% AlbaniaAlbania1219OmanOman3014EgyptEgypt4556SomaliaSomalia1314 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.orgdeserts of North Africa riddles »very hard 32% nowherenowhere1355in North Sudanin North Sudan943in Western Saharain Western Sahara1326in Moroccoin Morocco1775 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.orgdemographics riddles »hard 50% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia2411EgyptEgypt4310AlgeriaAlgeria1179MoroccoMorocco572 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.orgflags riddles »easy 72% BelarussiaBelarussia909EgyptEgypt9872NicaraguaNicaragua1513MalaysiaMalaysia1314 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.orgtourism riddles »average 67% AlgeriaAlgeria2541TunisiaTunisia11634LibanLiban1560ItalyItaly1593 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 TamangWorld Heritage Sites riddles »very hard 38% ChineseChinese212Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe894Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush1169IncasIncas730 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.orgIsrael riddles »very hard 36% nonenone1239oneone2440twotwo2314threethree364 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.orgdictators riddles »easy 75% SyriaSyria995EthiopiaEthiopia786LibyaLibya7842IranIran725 Who was guarded by the all-female Amazonian Guard?Muammar Gaddafi. Beginning in the 1980s Gadaffi travelled with his Amazonian Guard, which was a group of female bodyguards, hand-picked by Gaddafi himself. They reportedly were sworn to a life of celibacy. However, in the latter days of the Libyan civil war, accusations emerged from five members of the Amazonian Guard of rape and other abuse by the upper echelons of the Gaddafi government.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Africa riddles »average 69% Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein1169Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung701Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi6852Robert MugabeRobert Mugabe1083 Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.