10 most difficult North Africa riddles A list of ten (out of 18) North Africa related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly North Africa quiz What is the national currency of Egypt?The pound. When the British first got involved in Egypt in the nineteenth century, Egypt was using a monetary unit known as the piastre, or Qirsh. Since 100 piastres was roughly between the value of one pound sterling and one Guinea, a new unit, called the pound in English and the ginaih in Arabic, was created equal to one hundred piastres. The Egyptian pound, however, has never been exactly equal in value to the pound sterling. very hard 32% dirhamdirham21%dinardinar33%the poundthe pound32%rialrial12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5587 answers in 3 languages »Egypt riddles » In which country is Berber the 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.very hard 32% nowherenowhere25%in North Sudanin North Sudan17%in Western Saharain Western Sahara24%in Moroccoin Morocco32%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9567 answers in 3 languages »Morocco 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.very hard 35% Alboran SeaAlboran Sea35%Ligurian SeaLigurian Sea29%Arabian SeaArabian Sea12%Aegean SeaAegean Sea22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3636 answers in 9 languages »Mediterranean Sea 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.very hard 36% MoroccoMorocco36%RSARSA21%SomaliaSomalia23%RwandaRwanda18%Created by: Debbie Fox. Statistics based on 9782 answers in 2 languages »geography of North Africa riddles » How does the landscape of Sahara desert mainly look like?It is rocky. Most of the Sahara consists of rocky hamada; ergs (large areas covered with sand dunes) form only about 20% of the total area.very hard 39% it is rockyit is rocky39%it is sandyit is sandy52%it is grassyit is grassy5%it is mountainousit is mountainous2%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 13838 answers in 2 languages »deserts of Africa 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.very hard 39% nonenone18%oneone36%twotwo39%threethree5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12614 answers in 2 languages »Israel 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.very hard 39% ChineseChinese6%Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe28%Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush39%IncasIncas24%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 5130 answers in 3 languages »World Heritage Sites riddles » What is the largest country in Africa?Algeria has been the largest country in Africa since the division of Sudan in July 2011.hard 47% South AfricaSouth Africa18%SudanSudan25%AlgeriaAlgeria47%LibyaLibya8%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 23565 answers in 2 languages »country records 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.hard 48% AlbaniaAlbania10%OmanOman28%EgyptEgypt48%SomaliaSomalia12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 27022 answers in 4 languages »country names riddles » What are the circular objects visible on this satellite photo taken over Libya?Agricultural fields. This is an astronaut photo of the Al Khufrah Oasis in Libya. The circular shape of fields is characteristic of center pivot irrigation. These fields are approximately 0.6 mile (1 kilometer) in diameter. Lighter colors indicate fields that have been harvested recently or just planted.hard 49% oil fieldsoil fields27%rocket padsrocket pads5%agricultural fieldsagricultural fields49%solar panel fieldssolar panel fields17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 22128 answers in 2 languages »deserts of North Africa riddles » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.