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[Quiz] How well do you know African languages?

January 19, 2019 at 11:00 am | Africa Quiz

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

January 19, 2019 at 11:00 am | Africa Quiz

Welcome to Face2Face Africa quiz series that tests your knowledge of Africa and anything African. We ask ten questions based on themes ranging from politics, history, geography, culture, entertainment and many more.

2019 is the  International Year of Indigenous Languages set aside by UNESCO as a way to promote the preservation, revitalization and use of indigenous languages around the world.  Africa is home to many languages.

In this quiz, we are all about these languages and more.  Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of languages in Africa.

1.

Poll How many languages are found in Africa?

2. 

Poll Which of the African languages below is spoken in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic?

3. 

Poll How many African countries have French as an official or co-official language?

4. 

Poll There is an organisation in Africa established to promote the use of African languages. True or False?

5. 

Poll No African language has its own alphabet. True or False?

6. 

Poll All these are Lingua franca in African countries except one. Which one is it?

7. 

Poll Which is the second most-spoken non-European language in Africa?

8. 

Poll Zimbabwe made history in 2013 as the country with the most official languages. How many languages are these?

9. 

Poll At least 52 languages are currently endangered in Africa. True or False?

10. 

Poll Which of the following countries has creole as the national language?

Click here to see how you performed. Good Luck!

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