Africa Quiz May 01, 2018 at 10:17 am

[Answers] How well do you know these popular African bridges

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Francis Akhalbey May 01, 2018 at 10:17 am

May 01, 2018 at 10:17 am | Africa Quiz

1. With a measurement of 67.3 meters (222 feet) across at its widest, the Rod el Farag Axis Bridge is the widest suspension bridge in the world. Where is it located? Egypt

Rod el Farag Axis Bridge

2. Early this year, the presidents of Gambia and Senegal opened an important bridge connecting both countries. What’s the name of the bridge? SeneGambia Bridge

The presidents of Gambia and Senegal officially opening the bridge

3. This country wrote its name in the history books last year when they opened the longest suspension bridge in Africa? Mozambique

The longest suspension bridge in Africa

4. The New Nile Bridge, which was opened in Uganda last year is replacing which old bridge that was constructed by the British in 1954? Nalubaale Bridge

The New Nile Bridge

5. This was the longest bridge in Africa until 1996 when the 6th October Bridge in Egypt broke its record? Third Mainland Bridge (Nigeria)

The longest bridge in Africa until 1996

6. The Bloukrans Bridge, which is 216m above the Bloukrans River is located in which country? South Africa

7. The iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge is located in which South African city? Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela Bridge

8. Opened to traffic in 1912, the Sidi M’Cid Bridge was the highest bridge in the world until 1929. Where is it located? Algeria

Sidi M’Cid Bridge

9. One of these bridges is not located in Africa? Sidu River Bridge

10. The Mkapa Bridge is located in Burundi? False (It’s located in Tanzania)

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