Africa - General Knowledge Question and Answer

Africa - Question and Answer

Which country in Africa has the longest coastline?  


Mozambique
South Africa
Madagascar
Somalia

Answer:

Madagascar has the longest coastline in Africa.


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Which of the following is the most populous country in Africa?  


South Africa
Nigeria
Ethiopia
Egypt

Answer:

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa.


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Which one among the following is not a landlocked country in Africa?  


Uganda
Chad
Swaziland
Nigeria

Answer:

Nigeria is not a landlocked country in Africa


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Which is the highest mountain peaks of Africa?  


Mount McKinley
Mount Elbrus
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kenya

Answer:

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain peaks of African continent. Its summit is 19,340 feet (5,895 meters) above sea level. It is located in Tanzania.


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Which of the following countries is not a part of Horn of Africa?  


Eritrea
Algeria
Djibouti
Somalia

Answer:

Algeria is not a part of Horn of Africa


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Which of the following is the southernmost tip of Africa?  


Cape Agulhas
Cape Capricorn
Cape of Good Hope
Cape Horn

Answer:

Cape Agulhas is the southernmost tip of Africa, where Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean meets.


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Which of the following geographical lines pass through Africa?  


Tropic of Cancer and Equator
Tropic of Capricorn and Equator
Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn
Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and Equator

Answer:

Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Equator and Prime Meridien passes through Africa


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Which of the following separates Africa from Europe?  


Mediterranean Sea
Red Sea
Arabian Sea
Suez Canal

Answer:

Mediterranean Seaseparates Africa from Europe.


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Which of the following is the largest lake in Africa?  


Lake Victoria
Lake Tanganyika
Lake Chad
Lake Nakuru

Answer:

With a surface area of approximately 68,800 square kilometers (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa's largest lake by area, the world's largest tropical lake, and the world's second largest fresh water lake by surface area, after Lake Superior in North America. In terms of volume, Lake Victoria is the world's ninth largest continental lake, containing about 2,750 cubic kilometers (2.23×109 acre·ft) of water.


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Which of the following African countries is the leading producer of gold in the world?  


Ivory Coast
Zimbabwe
Sudan
South Africa

Answer:

South Africa is the leading producer of gold in Africa.


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Which of the following countries is completely surrounded by South Africa?  


Lesotho
Algeria
Swaziland
Somalia

Answer:

Lesotho is completely surrounded by South Africa


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Which country is the largest producer of tea in the African continent and also the third largest producer in the world after China and India?  


Mozambique
Algeria
South Africa
Kenya

Answer:

Kenya is the largest producer of tea in the African continent and also the third largest producer in the world after China and India


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