What Do You Know About - SOUTH AFRICA?

What Do You Know About - SOUTH AFRICA?

May 25, 2022

South Africa Quiz
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QUESTIONS

1. What is the national animal of South Africa?

2. Which independent country is an enclave within the Eastern part of South Africa?

3. Which two oceans border South Africa’s coastline? (Only one point for both)

4. Apartheid officially ended in South Africa in 1994, but what does apartheid mean when translated from Afrikaans into English?

5. Who was the head of the South African government when they repealed the apartheid laws?

6. Where was Nelson Mandela famously imprisoned in Table Bay?

7. Which battle of the Anglo-Zulu war took place on 22-23 January when a small force of British soldiers tenaciously defended against an overwhelming force of Zulu warriors?

8. South Africa has over 100 varieties of snakes, but what percentage are poisonous?
a. 1%
b. 10%
c. 25%
d. 75%

 

9. What is South Africa’s largest national game reserve which stretches over 220 miles (350 km) along the Mozambique border?

10. Cape Town may be the legislative capital city of South Africa, but can you name either the Executive Capital, or the Judicial Capital cities?  (One point for each)

 

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ANSWERS

1. What is the national animal of South Africa?
SPRINGBOK

2. Which independent country is an enclave within the Eastern part of South Africa?
LESOTHO

3. Which two oceans border South Africa’s coastline? (Only one point for both)
ATLANTIC AND INDIAN OCEANS

4. Apartheid officially ended in South Africa in 1994, but what does apartheid mean when translated from Afrikaans into English?
APARTNESS lit. or Racial Separation

5. Who was the head of the South African government when they repealed the apartheid laws?
F.W. DE KLERK (1994. His replacement was Nelson Mandela)

6. Where was Nelson Mandela famously imprisoned in Table Bay?
ROBBEN ISLAND

7. Which battle of the Anglo-Zulu war took place on 22-23 January when a small force of British soldiers tenaciously defended against an overwhelming force of Zulu warriors?
RORKES DRIFT

8. South Africa has over 100 varieties of snakes, but what percentage are poisonous?
a. 1%
b. 10%
c. 25%
d. 75%

C. 25%

9. What is South Africa’s largest national game reserve which stretches over 220 miles (350 km) along the Mozambique border?
KRUGER NATIONAL PARK

10. Cape Town may be the legislative capital city of South Africa, but can you name either the Executive Capital, or the Judicial Capital cities?  (One point for each)
PRETORIA (executive) – BLOEMFONTEIN (judicial)

 

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