West Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about West Africa. What is the dominant religion in Niger?Islam has been widespread in the region since the 10th century. About 99% of the total population of Niger are Muslims.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% christianitychristianity3121islamislam9200folk religionfolk religion1445hinduismhinduism1528geography of West Africa riddles » What is the dominant religion in Senegal?Islam has been widespread in the region since the 10th century. Today, about 96.4% of the total population of Senegal are Muslims.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% christianitychristianity2201islamislam10387folk religionfolk religion1430hinduismhinduism1471geography of Africa riddles » What is the name of the largest river in Senegal?Senegal. The country of Senegal is named after the Senegal River that borders it to the east and north.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% OkavangoOkavango2506NigerNiger2816VoltaVolta1106SenegalSenegal8915rivers riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Africa. The sandstone cliff in Bandigara Escarpment rises about 500 meters high and has a length of approximately 150 kilometers. The area of the escarpment is inhabited today by the Dogon people, but small houses attached to the cliff face were built by the Tellem people, who were pygmies or "small red people". Tellem people dissapeared for unknown reason before the area was discovered by Europeans. Dogons describe the Tellem as possessing the power of flight.Created by: Steve Lambertyhard 54% in Africain Africa2836in South Americain South America689in Mexicoin Mexico1169in Chinain China535World Heritage Sites riddles » Where in the world does slavery still occur at the largest scale?In Mauritania. Today up to 600,000 Mauritanians, or 20% of the population, are still enslaved, mainly the "black Moors" of Haratin people. Though legally abolished in 1981, slavery did not become a crime until 2007, and since then only one person has been prosecuted for owning slaves. The issue of slavery is still powerful theme in the country's political debate.Created by: Hitter smasherhard 53% in Sri Lankain Sri Lanka2305in Colombiain Colombia1455in Mauritaniain Mauritania7455in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia2687Africa riddles » 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.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 24% NamibNamib1413GobiGobi2217SaharaSahara1763MojaveMojave1707deserts of Africa riddles » Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 42% Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands6864LiberiaLiberia10975SomaliaSomalia3099PanamaPanama4817presidents of the United States riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.