10 most difficult North Africa riddles A list of ten (out of 19) North Africa related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly North Africa quiz 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 32% dirhamdirham21%dinardinar33%the poundthe pound32%rialrial12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4928 answers in 2 languages »currencies 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 32% nowherenowhere25%in North Sudanin North Sudan17%in Western Saharain Western Sahara24%in Moroccoin Morocco32%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8066 answers in 2 languages »deserts of North Africa riddles » The Vandals were the East Germanic tribe who sacked the city of Rome in 455. Where did the Vandal army come from to attack Rome?North Africa. Vandals founded their kingdom in North Africa after years of journey through Pannonia, Gaul and Hispania. Geiseric, king of the Vandals, led his powerful fleet to sack Rome.very hard 33% North AfricaNorth Africa33%the Iberian Peninsulathe Iberian Peninsula20%the Alpsthe Alps23%the Balkan Peninsulathe Balkan Peninsula23%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 8475 answers in 2 languages »ancient Rome riddles » 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.very hard 34% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea34%Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea29%Arabian SeaArabian Sea12%Aegean SeaAegean Sea23%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2272 answers in 9 languages »Morocco 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 8351 answers in 2 languages »geography of North 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 12000 answers in 2 languages »deserts of Africa 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.very hard 38% nonenone18%oneone37%twotwo38%threethree5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10269 answers in 2 languages »Egypt 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.very hard 38% ChineseChinese6%Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe29%Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush38%IncasIncas25%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 4489 answers in 2 languages »World Heritage Sites riddles » What is the largest country in Africa?Algeria has been the largest country in Africa since the division of Sudan in July 2011.hard 45% South AfricaSouth Africa19%SudanSudan26%AlgeriaAlgeria45%LibyaLibya8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 20081 answers in 2 languages »country records 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.hard 46% AlbaniaAlbania10%OmanOman29%EgyptEgypt46%SomaliaSomalia13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21487 answers in 4 languages »country names riddles » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.