10 most difficult Africa riddles A list of ten (out of 106) Africa related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Africa quiz What was the kingdom of Ashanti famous for?Gold mining. The Ashanti Empire was an Akan empire and kingdom in what is now modern-day Ghana from 1670 to 1957.The wealthy gold-rich Asante people developed the large and influential Ashanti Empire, along the Lake Volta and Gulf of Guinea. The empire was founded in 1670.very hard 19% sacrifice of virginssacrifice of virgins32%rock-carved templesrock-carved temples15%ivory tradeivory trade32%gold mininggold mining19%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 2478 answers in 2 languages »history of Africa riddles » The TauTona Mine is one of the world's deepest mines. What is mined there?Gold. The TauTona Mine is a gold mine in South Africa. At approximately 3.9 kilometers deep, it is home to the world's deepest mining operations, rivalled only by the Mponeng gold mine. The name TauTona means "great lion" in the Setswana language.very hard 23% goldgold23%silversilver8%diamondsdiamonds49%coppercopper18%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 106 answers in 2 languages »records 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.very hard 24% NamibNamib19%GobiGobi31%SaharaSahara24%MojaveMojave24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7762 answers in 3 languages »deserts of Africa riddles » During the whole history, where were most of slaves from Africa taken to?Arabia. Slavery had long been practiced in Africa. Between the 7th and 20th centuries, the Arab slave trade (also known as slavery in the East) took 18 million slaves from Africa via trans-Saharan and Indian Ocean routes. Between the 15th and the 19th centuries, the Atlantic slave trade took an estimated 7–12 million slaves to the New World.very hard 25% North America without CarribeanNorth America without Carribean35%South AmericaSouth America23%CaribbeanCaribbean15%ArabiaArabia25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4295 answers in 2 languages »history riddles » What is the main feeding behaviour of hyenas?Hunting. Hyenas have long been regarded as being cowardly scavengers. Today they are known for killing as much as 95% of the animals they eat, and for driving off leopards or lionesses from their kills.very hard 26% scavengingscavenging70%huntinghunting26%cannibalismcannibalism1%none of the abovenone of the above1%Created by: ex-terminator. Statistics based on 4952 answers in 5 languages »animals of Africa riddles » What is the Capital Of Tanzania?Dodoma. In 1973, the Tanzanian government announced that the capital would be moved from Dar es Salaam to a more central location (Dodoma) to better serve the needs of the people.very hard 26% DodomaDodoma26%MaputoMaputo29%Dar es SalaamDar es Salaam20%LusakaLusaka23%Created by: Normans. Statistics based on 3302 answers in 2 languages »capitals riddles » What is that?Yardang. A yardang is a streamlined protuberance carved from bedrock or any consolidated or semiconsolidated material by the dual action of wind abrasion by dust and sand, and deflation which is the removal of loose material by wind turbulence. They can be found in most deserts across the globe.very hard 27% barchanbarchan20%yardangyardang27%ripple markripple mark14%mogotemogote37%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 161 answers in 3 languages »deserts riddles » What is the name of this African musical instrument?Imzad is a single-string bowed instrument used by the Tuareg people in Africa. The imzad is only played by the women for example to accompany songs, often during an evening ceremony called takket. However, there are modern attempts to promote the instrument as inherent to Tuareg culture.very hard 27% balafonbalafon17%dunundunun35%imzadimzad27%vuvuzelavuvuzela19%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 458 answers in 2 languages »musical instruments riddles » On the flag of which country we can not find an animal?Mozambique. The flag of Uganda has a symbol of this state - a gray-crowned crane. In the flag of Mexico you can see an eagle and a rattlesnake, while on the flag of Moldova there is an eagle and a round head. On the flag of Mozambique there is a rifle, hoe, star and book.very hard 27% UgandaUganda13%MozambiqueMozambique27%MoldovaMoldova30%MexicoMexico28%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 4523 answers in 2 languages »flags riddles » What animal is depicted in the center of the Uganda flag?Gray-crowned Crane . The Gray-crowned Crane of Uganda – one of the most beautiful and majestic birds in Africa Gray Crowned Cranefound in Uganda where it is also the National symbol and the national bird of Uganda. This elegant bird moves in grace in a most stately way with a very dignified gate. very hard 28% Gray-crowned Crane Gray-crowned Crane 28%RoosterRooster37%PeacockPeacock12%Black-crowned CraneBlack-crowned Crane21%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 942 answers in 2 languages »birds riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.