The most difficult history of Africa riddles A list of history of Africa related questions that are 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 »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 » 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.hard 43% Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands26%LiberiaLiberia43%SomaliaSomalia11%PanamaPanama18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 29515 answers in 5 languages »geography of West Africa riddles » Who was the first European navigator to reach South Africa?Bartolomeu Dias. During his expedition in 1487-1488, Bartolomeu Dias reached the tip of South Africa. Dias wanted to continue sailing to India, but he was forced to turn back when his crew refused to go further. After returning to Lisbon, Dias helped in the construction of the ships that were used by Vasco da Gama to eventually reach India ten years later.hard 47% Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus8%Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias47%Ferdinand MagellanFerdinand Magellan19%Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama25%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14160 answers in 2 languages »Age of Discovery riddles » In the late 19th century, the European imperial powers occupied most of the Africa, leaving only two fully independent states. One of them was Liberia. What was the other one?Ethiopia. Tracing its roots to the 2nd millennium BC, Ethiopia was a monarchy for most of its history. When other African nations gained their independence following World War II, many of them adopted the colors of Ethiopia's flag, and Addis Ababa became the location of several global organizations focused on Africa. hard 49% MozambiqueMozambique13%MoroccoMorocco17%MadagascarMadagascar19%EthiopiaEthiopia49%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 11732 answers in 4 languages »East Africa riddles » This is Haile Selassie, former emperor of Ethiopia. Who is he claimed to be a descendant of?King Solomon. The House of Solomon was the former Imperial House of Ethiopia. Its members claim lineal descent from Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba, the latter of whom tradition asserts gave birth to Menelik I after her Biblically described visit to Solomon in Jerusalem. These claims of Solomonic descent make the Ethiopian royal house among the two oldest in the world (the other being the Imperial Dynasty of Japan)average 66% MuhammadMuhammad18%King SolomonKing Solomon66%Jesus ChristJesus Christ5%Ramses IRamses I9%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22980 answers in 4 languages »Ethiopia riddles » Who was guarded by the all-female Amazonian Guard?Muammar Gaddafi. Beginning in the 1980s Gadaffi travelled with his Amazonian Guard, which was a group of female bodyguards, hand-picked by Gaddafi himself. They reportedly were sworn to a life of celibacy. However, in the latter days of the Libyan civil war, accusations emerged from five members of the Amazonian Guard of rape and other abuse by the upper echelons of the Gaddafi government.average 69% Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein12%Kim Il-sungKim Il-sung7%Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi69%Robert MugabeRobert Mugabe10%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 24545 answers in 4 languages »dictators riddles » The southernmost tip of Africa is named the Cape of Good Hope. A hope for what?Sea route to India. Bartolomeu Dias originally named the Cape of Good Hope the "Cape of Storms" (Cabo das Tormentas). It was later renamed (by King John II of Portugal) the Cape of Good Hope because it represented the opening of a route to the east.easy 71% foodfood7%christening of Africachristening of Africa6%sea route to Indiasea route to India71%fortunate windsfortunate winds14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14372 answers in 4 languages »South Africa riddles » Which country was ruled by this person?Libya. Gaddafi was a controversial and highly divisive world figure. Supporters lauded his anti-imperialist stance and work in unifying Africa and the Arab world, and he was decorated with various awards. Conversely, he was internationally condemned as a dictator and autocrat whose authoritarian administration violated the human rights of Libyan citizens and supported international terrorism.easy 74% SyriaSyria9%EthiopiaEthiopia8%LibyaLibya74%IranIran8%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 25099 answers in 2 languages »rulers riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.