The killer bee is a cross breed of the European honeybee with African bee. Scientists wanted to create a bee that will produce more honey, but unfortunately they created less effective and highly aggressive species. When disturbed, how long can killer bees chase you?
1. One hundred and fifty meters
2. Four hundred meters
3. Seven hundred meters
4. They do not give chase but sting immediately on site.
This North African country is a heaven for ‘Star Wars’ fans. Planet Tatooine in the original Star Wars movie was actually which desert country?
The flag of Chad has vertical blue, yellow and red stripes. What does the vertical blue stripe on Chad’s flag symbolize?
- Integrity, Justice & Truth
- Sky, Hope & Waters
The Kenya International Convention Center (KICC) consists of 28 floors, including a revolving restaurant which offers panoramic views of the city, rotating 360° in 76 minutes. Located in Nairobi, Kenya and ranked as one of the top places to hold conferences on the continent.
What was the tallest building in Nairobi before KICC?
1. Kipande House
2. The National Archives
3. McMillan Library
4. Railways Headquarters
“The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The sculptor came from Alsace and had studied in which African country?
- South Africa
The traveler’s palm, is highly iconic of Republic of Madagascar and is featured in the national emblem. The name Zanzibar is an Arabic word that is translated as;
- ‘white sands’
- ‘the coast of black people’
- ‘the land surrounded by water’
The Zanzibar archipelago is a series of islands on the Indian Ocean whose beaches rate as among the best in the world. The Island is also a source of spices for this popular western condiment;
1. Heinz Tomato Ketchup
2. McIlehney Tabasco Pepper Sauce
3. Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard
4. Lea & Perrins Worcester Sauce
Native and endemic to Madagascar – but grown elsewhere for ornamental reasons – this plant is medicinal and a source of the drugs vincristine and vinblastine, used to treat cancer.
1. Traveller’s Palm
2. Periwinkle Flower
3. Baobob Tree
4. Mangrove Tree
Beginning in the early 1920’s this bird was exported from Tanzania as a house-bird to Europe and America causing drastic decline in their population. By 1987, it was the most commonly traded bird in the world.
- Zebra Finch
- African Collared Dove
- Equatorial Sunbird
- Fischer’s Love Bird
January 14, 1943, saw the beginning of the conference at which Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Charles de Gaulle met in to map out a strategy for ending the Second World War. Which North African city did they meet in?
- Tunis, Tunisia
- Casablanca, Morrocco
- Cairo, Egypt
- Tripoli, Lybia