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[Quiz] How well do you know African trailblazers?

October 06, 2018 at 10:00 am | Africa Quiz

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

October 06, 2018 at 10:00 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.

Today, we are all about African pioneers: men and women who have made a name for themselves and who have created a path for many other Africans. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and prove that you know these African trailblazers.

1.

Poll The woman below is known as the first African woman to get published and to run a publishing house. What is her name?

2.

Poll He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986 to become the first African to be honoured in that category. Who is he?

3.

Poll The woman below was first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Who is she?

4.

Poll Ladysmith Black Mambazo has Africa's highest number of Grammy Awards. How many Grammies have they won?

Photo: TimesLive

5. 

Poll The athlete below holds the Guinness world record for running the fastest marathon in bare feet. From which African country is he?

6.

Poll Who is this African woman known as one of the world's famous models?

Photo By: Kristin Callahan

7.

Poll This Ethiopian wants to turn Africa’s garbage into electricity. Who is he?

 

8. 

Poll This footballer led the first African team to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. What is his name?

 

9. 

Poll Masai Ujiri is the president of the Toronto Raptors and the first African NBA executive. From which country is he?

10.

Poll I am a South African woman who was voted the first female leader of the African Union. Who am I?

 

Click here to see how you performed. Good Luck!

 

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