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 30% RomeRome36%Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire 27%Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)Kingdom of Aksum (Africa)30%PersiaPersia6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2186 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 38% BoliviaBolivia16%KazakhstanKazakhstan31%Afghanistan Afghanistan 13%EthiopiaEthiopia38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9382 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.hard 41% Haile SeHaile Se17%Ras TafariRas Tafari41%Makumba Kambelele KabumbaMakumba Kambelele Kabumba26%He had no nameHe had no name14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6108 answers in 2 languages »Caribbean 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 45% MozambiqueMozambique14%MoroccoMorocco18%MadagascarMadagascar21%EthiopiaEthiopia45%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 6883 answers in 4 languages »history of Africa 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 47% in Ghanain Ghana13%in Ethiopiain Ethiopia47%in Tunisiain Tunisia25%in Senegalin Senegal13%Created by: Hitter smasher. Statistics based on 4990 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 48% malariamalaria34%yellow feveryellow fever11%bubonic plaguebubonic plague6%sleeping sicknesssleeping sickness48%Created by: brainy. Statistics based on 13458 answers in 2 languages »animals of East 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 49% CairoCairo18%LagosLagos21%Addis AbebaAddis Abeba49%LusakaLusaka10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8378 answers in 2 languages »politics 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.hard 59% ScandinaviaScandinavia20%SpainSpain6%Horn of AfricaHorn of Africa59%KoreaKorea14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14623 answers in 2 languages »tectonics 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.average 60% howler monkeyhowler monkey16%macaquemacaque13%capuchin monkeycapuchin monkey9%aye-ayeaye-aye60%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 5966 answers in 2 languages »Madagascar 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 64% MuhammadMuhammad19%King SolomonKing Solomon64%Jesus ChristJesus Christ5%Ramses IRamses I10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 11634 answers in 4 languages »Bible riddles » Play East Africa quiz and see all the questions.