10 most difficult Eastern Africa riddles A list of Eastern Africa related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Africa quiz What is the capital city of Zimbabwe?Harare. The city was founded in 1890 by the British as Salisbury. It was the seat of the Rhodesian government and, between 1953 and 1963, the capital of the Central African Federation. It retained the name Salisbury until 1982, when it was renamed Harare.hard 40% HarareHarare40%MombasaMombasa24%MogadishuMogadishu18%LusakaLusaka16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3206 answers in 9 languages »cities of Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Zambia?Lusaka. Until 1964, Lusaka's residents were European or Asian, as Indigenous Africans were allowed to live in the city. In 1964 Zambia gained independence amd Lusaka grew rapidly due to influx of Africans. By 1969, it became the center of anti-colonial resistance for Southern Africa. The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s major anti-apartheid organization, was headquartered in Lusaka.hard 46% HarareHarare15%MombasaMombasa24%LusakaLusaka46%NairobiNairobi13%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12931 answers in 9 languages »Africa riddles » What is the capital city of Mozambique?Maputo. The city fluorished in the early 20th century under the Portuguese administration. In 1974, Portugal granted independence to all Portuguese overseas territories. Over 250,000 ethnic Portuguese pulled out virtually overnight, leaving Mozambique's economy and administration unmanageable. The city's economy collapsed and never fully recovered.hard 47% MaputoMaputo47%AntananarivoAntananarivo16%BamakoBamako21%NairobiNairobi14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4933 answers in 9 languages »capitals riddles » What is the capital city of Uganda?Kampala. The city is highly multilingual, as many Kampala residents still define themselves by their tribal roots and speak their ancestral languages. Several tribal languages are spoken widely alongside English, Swahili, and Luganda.hard 55% LusakaLusaka20%KampalaKampala55%HarareHarare12%Addis AbabaAddis Ababa11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15265 answers in 9 languages »cities riddles » What is the capital city of Somalia?Mogadishu is the capital and largest city of Somalia. The population of Mogadishu is 1.1 million - about 10% of the total country population. hard 57% KampalaKampala16%KhartoumKhartoum11%NairobiNairobi14%MogadishuMogadishu57%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5912 answers in 9 languages »Somalia riddles » Which river forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe?Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa. The name of Zambia is derived from the name of the river.average 60% Congo RiverCongo River21%Okavango RiverOkavango River8%LimpopoLimpopo8%ZambeziZambezi60%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10524 answers in 9 languages »borders riddles » Which country was formerly named Rhodesia?Zimbabwe. Initially, the territory was referred to as "South Zambezia", a reference to the River Zambezi, until the name "Rhodesia" came into use in 1895 (after Cecil Rhodes, whose British South Africa Company acquired the land in the late 19th century). In 1980, the country name was changed to Zimbabwe.average 61% SudanSudan12%NigeriaNigeria15%ArgentinaArgentina10%ZimbabweZimbabwe61%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6242 answers in 9 languages »historical names riddles » Which country was formerly known as Abyssinia?Ethiopia. Abyssinia is the name used for the Ethiopian Empire, which existed from the 12th century until 1974. average 66% AfghanistanAfghanistan10%AlgeriaAlgeria16%EthiopiaEthiopia66%UkraineUkraine6%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9802 answers in 9 languages »history riddles » What is the capital city of Ethiopia?Addis Ababa lies at an elevation of 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) – making it the fourth highest capital in the world, after Andean and Himalayan capitals.average 69% MogadishuMogadishu15%MarrakeshMarrakesh11%Addis AbabaAddis Ababa69%ParamariboParamaribo4%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5892 answers in 9 languages »Ethiopia riddles » What is the capital city of Kenya?Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. It is famous for having the Nairobi National Park, the world's only game reserve found within a major city. easy 75% KinshasaKinshasa10%NairobiNairobi75%DurbanDurban3%MombasaMombasa11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5487 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.