10 most difficult Africa riddles A list of ten (out of 71) Africa related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Africa quiz Which desert has this famous "eye"?Sahara. The Richat Structure in Mauritania, also known as the Eye of the Sahara, was interpreted as an asteroid impact structure, but no evidence for shock metamorphism has been found. Today scientists believe that it is a huge (40 km in diameter) and deeply eroded geologic dome.very hard 26% NamibNamib19%GobiGobi30%SaharaSahara26%MojaveMojave24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5764 answers in 2 languages »deserts of Africa riddles » During the whole history, where were most of slaves from Africa taken to?Arabia. Slavery had long been practiced in Africa. Between the 7th and 20th centuries, the Arab slave trade (also known as slavery in the East) took 18 million slaves from Africa via trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean routes. Between the 15th and the 19th centuries, the Atlantic slave trade took an estimated 7–12 million slaves to the New World.very hard 27% North America without CarribeanNorth America without Carribean33%South AmericaSouth America23%CaribbeanCaribbean14%ArabiaArabia27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3086 answers in 2 languages »history of Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Nigeria?Abuja is the capital of Nigeria, but not its largest city (it is Lagos). According to the United Nations, Abuja grew at the rate of 139.7% between 2000 and 2010, making it the fastest growing city in the world. Photo: Zuma Rock, just outside the city.very hard 27% KinshasaKinshasa32%AbidjanAbidjan9%AbujaAbuja27%LagosLagos29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 185 answers in 9 languages »Western Africa riddles » What is the main feeding behaviour of hyenas?Hunting. Hyenas have long been regarded as being cowardly scavengers. Today they are known for killing as much as 95% of the animals they eat, and for driving off leopards or lionesses from their kills.very hard 29% scavengingscavenging66%huntinghunting29%cannibalismcannibalism1%none of the abovenone of the above1%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 2847 answers in 4 languages »animals 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).very hard 30% RomeRome35%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 27%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)30%PersiaPersia6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2391 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia 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.very hard 33% nowherenowhere24%in North Sudanin North Sudan17%in Western Saharain Western Sahara24%in Moroccoin Morocco33%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5725 answers in 2 languages »deserts of North Africa riddles » What is the national currency of Egypt?The pound. When the British first got involved in Egypt in the nineteenth century, Egypt was using a monetary unit known as the piastre, or Qirsh. Since 100 piastres was roughly between the value of one pound sterling and one Guinea, a new unit, called the pound in English and the ginaih in Arabic, was created equal to one hundred piastres. The Egyptian pound, however, has never been exactly equal in value to the pound sterling. very hard 35% dirhamdirham18%dinardinar33%the poundthe pound35%rialrial12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3427 answers in 2 languages »currencies 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.very hard 36% MoroccoMorocco36%RSARSA21%SomaliaSomalia23%RwandaRwanda18%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 6211 answers in 2 languages »Morocco 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.very hard 36% HarareHarare36%MombasaMombasa28%MogadishuMogadishu17%LusakaLusaka17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 346 answers in 9 languages »Eastern Africa riddles » How does the landscape of Sahara desert mainly look like?It is rocky. Most of the Sahara consists of rocky hamada; ergs (large areas covered with sand dunes) form only about 20% of the total area.very hard 38% it is rockyit is rocky38%it is sandyit is sandy53%it is grassyit is grassy5%it is mountainousit is mountainous2%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9326 answers in 2 languages »geography of North Africa riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.