Africa Quiz February 02, 2018 at 01:00 am

[Answers] How well do you know the dark history of colonisation in Africa?

Nduta Waweru February 02, 2018 at 01:00 am

February 02, 2018 at 01:00 am | Africa Quiz

1.  This African nation was severely punished by the French for refusing to join the French Community after independence. Which country is this? Guinea

2.  To imprison the natives, colonisers built concentration camps in all these African countries except one? Ghana

3.  The image below is of survivors of the first genocide of the 20th century. In which African country did it take place? Namibia

Photo: Wiki CC


4. As punishment for not fulfilling rubber quotas, colonisers chopped off the hands of the natives of this African country. Which country is this? Democratic Republic of Congo

5. To quell the Mau Mau rebellion, the British instituted one of the longest states of emergency in Kenya. How long did it last? 8 years.

6. Human Zoos featuring Africans were a hit in many European countries, with millions of people attending them. True or False? True

7.  These African communities resisted colonisers except one. Which one is it? Buganda, Uganda

8.  This European king founded and ruled over a private section of the Congo, where he was able to do whatever he wanted. Who is he? Leopold II

9.  European countries had a conference to regulate colonisation in Africa. What was the name of the conference? Berlin Conference

10. The man below is considered one of the symbols of colonisation and his statue was brought down in one of South Africa’s universities. Who is he? Cecil Rhodes



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