Geography of West Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of West Africa. What is the dominant religion in Niger?Islam has been widespread in the region since the 10th century. About 99% of the total population of Niger are Muslims.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% christianitychristianity3730islamislam11196folk religionfolk religion1741hinduismhinduism1763West Africa riddles » What is the dominant religion in Senegal?Islam has been widespread in the region since the 10th century. Today, about 96.4% of the total population of Senegal are Muslims.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% christianitychristianity2606islamislam12466folk religionfolk religion1695hinduismhinduism1700geography of Africa riddles » What is the name of the largest river in Senegal?Senegal. The country of Senegal is named after the Senegal River that borders it to the east and north.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% OkavangoOkavango2863NigerNiger3303VoltaVolta1290SenegalSenegal10650rivers riddles » Where in the world does slavery still occur at the largest scale?In Mauritania. Today up to 600,000 Mauritanians, or 20% of the population, are still enslaved, mainly the "black Moors" of Haratin people. Though legally abolished in 1981, slavery did not become a crime until 2007, and since then only one person has been prosecuted for owning slaves. The issue of slavery is still powerful theme in the country's political debate.Created by: Hitter smasherhard 54% in Sri Lankain Sri Lanka2614in Colombiain Colombia1662in Mauritaniain Mauritania8897in Saudi Arabiain Saudi Arabia3123Africa riddles » Which desert has this famous "eye"?Sahara. The Richat Structure in Mauritania, also known as the Eye of the Sahara, was interpreted as an asteroid impact structure, but no evidence for shock metamorphism has been found. Today scientists believe that it is a huge (40 km in diameter) and deeply eroded geologic dome.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 24% NamibNamib1557GobiGobi2454SaharaSahara1908MojaveMojave1893deserts of Africa riddles » Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands7890LiberiaLiberia12979SomaliaSomalia3514PanamaPanama5514history of Africa riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.