North Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about North Africa. Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions. Where was this picture taken?In Marocco. The picture shows argania, a tree endemic to the calcareous semidesert Sous valley of southwestern Morocco. In some parts of Morocco, argan takes the place of the olive as a source of forage, oil, timber, and fuel in Berber society. Especially near Essaouira, the argan tree is frequently climbed by goats.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 38% in Algieriain Algieria17in Ethiopiain Ethiopia24in Maroccoin Marocco33in Libyain Libya12trees riddles » What sea lies between Spain and Africa?Alboran Sea. The Alboran Sea is the westernmost portion of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the sea is derived from the small Alboran Island in the middle of the sea. The island is named after a Tunisian pirate, Al Borani, who had a base on the island in the 16th century.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 35% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea1354Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea1121Arabian SeaArabian Sea463Aegean SeaAegean Sea833Morocco riddles » What is the only African country which is not a member of the African Union?Morocco is not a member because its government opposes the membership of Western Sahara. Morocco formally claims the territory of Western Sahara since 1957 and controls two-thirds of its territory.Created by: Debbie Foxvery hard 36% MoroccoMorocco3627RSARSA2096SomaliaSomalia2318RwandaRwanda1861geography of North Africa riddles » Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language?Egypt. The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% AlbaniaAlbania2849OmanOman7683EgyptEgypt13405SomaliaSomalia3552country names riddles » In which country is Berber an official language?In Morocco. The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 33% nowherenowhere2480in Sudanin Sudan1708in Western Saharain Western Sahara2384in Moroccoin Morocco3311deserts of North Africa riddles » Which is the most populous Arab country?Egypt. With 90M inhabitants, Egypt is by far the most populous Arab country. The population of Algeria is 38M, Iraq 35M, Sudan 35M, Morocco 32M, and Saudi Arabia 31M.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia4234EgyptEgypt8454AlgeriaAlgeria1987MoroccoMorocco924demographics riddles » Where is this girl from?Egypt. This is an Egyptian soccer fan. She gets her national flag drawn on her face on a street in Cairo.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% BelarussiaBelarussia1738EgyptEgypt24200NicaraguaNicaragua2865MalaysiaMalaysia2474flags riddles » In what country are the ruins of Carthage?Tunisia. The ruins of Carthage are just 15 km north of Tunis. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Tunisia.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AlgeriaAlgeria4394TunisiaTunisia20957LibanLiban2791ItalyItaly2945Mediterranean Sea riddles » Which civilization built these pyramids?Kingdom of Kush. The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient kingdom situated south of Egypt, on the confluences of the Blue Nile and White Nile. Approximately 255 pyramids were constructed at three sites (including Meroe listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site) over a period of a few hundred years to serve as tombs for the Kushite kings and queens. These steep pyramids differ from Egyptian ones and were constructed much later.Created by: Sumit Tamangvery hard 39% ChineseChinese361Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe1505Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush2020IncasIncas1288World Heritage Sites riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% nonenone2317oneone4685twotwo5120threethree684Egypt riddles » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.