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

Nduta Waweru Nov 3, 2018 at 11:00am

November 03, 2018 at 11:00 am | Africa Quiz

Nduta Waweru

Nduta Waweru | Contributor

November 03, 2018 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.

Today, we are all about the history of colonisation in Africa. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of this dark part of the continent’s history:


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


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


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

Photo: Wiki CC


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


Poll To quell the Mau Mau rebellion, the British instituted one of the longest states of emergency in Kenya. For how many years did it last?


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


Poll These African communities resisted colonisers except one. Which one is it?


Poll 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?


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


Poll 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?

Click here to see how you performed. Good Luck!

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