The most difficult Western Africa riddles A list of Western Africa related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Africa quiz 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 29% KinshasaKinshasa27%AbidjanAbidjan9%AbujaAbuja29%LagosLagos33%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1179 answers in 9 languages »cities of Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Ghana?Accra was built around three different European trading posts on the African Goald Coast - Dutch Fort Crêvecœur (built 1649), Danish Fort Christiansborg (1652) and British Fort James (1673).hard 44% BamakoBamako15%MaputoMaputo19%LagosLagos21%AccraAccra44%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3656 answers in 9 languages »Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Mali?Bamako is located on the crossing of trade routes, on the Niger River near the rapids that divide the upper and middle Niger valleys.hard 57% AccraAccra18%DakarDakar13%BamakoBamako57%DjenneDjenne10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4866 answers in 9 languages »capitals riddles » Which country was formerly named Upper Volta?Burkina Faso. "Upper Volta" was the name of the French colony in the upper section of river Volta. In 1958 the country gained independence, and in 1984 it changed its name to “Burkina Faso”. The new name was createf from words in two different local languages: “Burkina” means “honest” in Mossi language, “Faso” means “fatherland” in Dyula language.average 60% SurinameSuriname11%Burkina FasoBurkina Faso60%LaosLaos12%GhanaGhana15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4910 answers in 9 languages »historical names riddles » What is the capital city of Senegal?Dakar is located on the western edge of Africa. It grew as an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade.average 62% MombasaMombasa17%DakarDakar62%HarareHarare11%AccraAccra9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4353 answers in 9 languages »cities riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.