Quiz: Heart of Africa

1) Freetown is the capital of which African country?

-¡ Sierra Leone

-¡ Rwanda

-¡ Somalia

2) In 1914, which imperial power had the most colonial nation states in Africa?

-¡ Britain

-¡ France

-¡ Portugal

3) How many different languages are spoken in Africa?

-¡ More than 100

-¡ More than 500

-¡ More than 1,000

Answers: 1. Sierra Leone; 2. France; 3. more than 1,000.

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