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

May 18, 2019 at 09:00 am | Africa Quiz

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

May 18, 2019 at 09:00 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 take you through popular African bridges. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of African bridges below:

Poll 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?

Rod el Farag Axis Bridge

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

The presidents of Gambia and Senegal officially opening the bridge

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

The longest suspension bridge in Africa

Poll 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?

The New Nile Bridge

Poll 5. This was the longest bridge in Africa until 1996 when the 6th October Bridge in Egypt broke its record?

The longest bridge in Africa until 1996

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

Bloukrans Bridge

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

Nelson Mandela Bridge

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

Sidi M’Cid Bridge

Poll 9. One of these bridges is not located in Africa?

Poll 10. The Mkapa Bridge is located in Burundi?

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