21 April 2016 by Shana Rohn
Test your knowledge of South & Southern Africa with our quiz! How well do you know the region?
Which famous landmark in South Africa is one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature?
Located in Cape Town, this landmark is often covered in cloud referred to as a ‘table cloth’.
What is the only official language of Mozambique?
Half of the population of Mozambique speaks this language as a second language.
The world’s oldest desert is located in Namibia – do you know what it’s called?
Estimated to have endured arid or semi-arid conditions for 55-80 million years, the name of this desert means ‘open space’.
Victoria Falls is one of nature's finest sights, and is shared by which two Southern African countries?
The unrelenting ferocity of Victoria Falls means that the River Zambezi Rainforest is the only place in the world that receives a natural form of rainfall 24/7 and 365 days a year!
What year did apartheid end in South Africa?
Negotiations to end apartheid culminated in multi-racial democratic elections in this landmark year.
Which countries neighbour Botswana?
There are four in total – can you name them all?
What channel separates Mozambique from Madagascar?
The channel is an arm of the Indian Ocean, is about 1,600km long and 419km across at its narrowest point.
Can you name the thinly sliced, air-dried meat snack enjoyed by many in South Africa?
This method of meat preservation (known as dry curing) was used by South Africans before fridges were invented.
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