10 most difficult East Africa riddles A list of ten (out of 16) East Africa related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly East Africa quiz 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 31% RomeRome37%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 26%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)31%PersiaPersia5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4565 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia riddles » What is the most populous landlocked country in the world?Ethiopia. With over 86,000,000 inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populated nation on the African continent. very hard 39% BoliviaBolivia15%KazakhstanKazakhstan31%Afghanistan Afghanistan 13%EthiopiaEthiopia39%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15200 answers in 2 languages »geography of East Africa riddles » How was Haile Selassie known before his coronation to Emperor of Ethiopia in 1930?Ras Tafari. Haile Selassie was born as Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael. As Governor of Harer, he became known as Ras Tafari Makonnen (Ras means Duke). Among the Rastafari movement, which began in Jamaica in 1930s, Haile Selassie is revered as the returned messiah of the Bible, God incarnate. Currently, the movement has between 200,000 and 800,000 followers worldwide.very hard 39% Haile SeHaile Se16%Ras TafariRas Tafari39%Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba28%He had no nameHe had no name15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9964 answers in 2 languages »Caribbean riddles » This castle, known as "African Camelot", is inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Where is it?In Ethiopia. Fasil Ghebbi is a fortress-enclosure located in Gondar, Ethiopia. It was built in 1636 by Emperor Fasilidies, who broke with the old tradition of the Ethiopian Emperors to travel around their possessions, living off the produce of the peasants and dwelling in tents. The unique architecture of Fasil Ghebbi shows diverse influences including Nubian, Arab, and Baroque styles.hard 48% in Ghanain Ghana13%in Ethiopiain Ethiopia48%in Tunisiain Tunisia25%in Senegalin Senegal13%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 7584 answers in 4 languages »UNESCO World Heritage riddles » Which disease does tsetse fly transmit?Sleeping sickness. There are 23 species of tsetse flies, that inhabit much of mid-continental Africa between the Sahara and the Kalahari deserts. The tsetse fly serves as both a host and vector for the trypanosome parasiteshard 49% malariamalaria33%yellow feveryellow fever11%bubonic plaguebubonic plague5%sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness49%Created by: brainy. Statistics based on 22623 answers in 2 languages »animals of East Africa riddles » In the late 19th century, the European imperial powers occupied most of the Africa, leaving only two fully independent states. One of them was Liberia. What was the other one?Ethiopia. Tracing its roots to the 2nd millennium BC, Ethiopia was a monarchy for most of its history. When other African nations gained their independence following World War II, many of them adopted the colors of Ethiopia's flag, and Addis Ababa became the location of several global organizations focused on Africa. hard 49% MozambiqueMozambique13%MoroccoMorocco17%MadagascarMadagascar19%EthiopiaEthiopia49%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 11493 answers in 4 languages »history of Africa riddles » What is the main administrative capital of the African Union?Addis Abeba. African Union Headquarters complex was built in 2012 by China State Construction Engineering Corporation as a gift from the Chinese government. It accomodates a 2,500-seat plenary hall and a 20-story office tower, among other facilities.hard 50% CairoCairo19%LagosLagos19%Addis AbebaAddis Abeba50%LusakaLusaka9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15261 answers in 2 languages »politics riddles » What animal is that?Aye-aye. The classification of the aye-aye has been debated since its discovery. It was first classified as rodent, and as a squirel. However, the aye-aye is also similar to felines in its head shape, eyes, ears and nostrils. Molecular tests had shown it belongs to the lemurs superfamily.hard 59% howler monkeyhowler monkey16%macaquemacaque14%capuchin monkeycapuchin monkey9%aye-ayeaye-aye59%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 11663 answers in 2 languages »Madagascar riddles » Which area of the following is the most likely to become an island in the future?Horn of Africa. The break-up of Pangaea continues today in the Red Sea Rift and East African Rift. The latter will eventually become a sea separating Horn of Africa from the rest of the continent.average 62% ScandinaviaScandinavia18%SpainSpain6%Horn of AfricaHorn of Africa62%KoreaKorea12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 30039 answers in 2 languages »tectonics riddles » This is Haile Selassie, former emperor of Ethiopia. Who is he claimed to be a descendant of?King Solomon. The House of Solomon was the former Imperial House of Ethiopia. Its members claim lineal descent from Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba, the latter of whom tradition asserts gave birth to Menelik I after her Biblically described visit to Solomon in Jerusalem. These claims of Solomonic descent make the Ethiopian royal house among the two oldest in the world (the other being the Imperial Dynasty of Japan)average 66% MuhammadMuhammad18%King SolomonKing Solomon66%Jesus ChristJesus Christ5%Ramses IRamses I9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22365 answers in 4 languages »Bible riddles » Play East Africa quiz and see all the questions.