Burkina Faso Quiz

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Burkina Faso Quiz Questions

1. When did Burkina Faso become independent?
a) 17 January 1952
b) 11 April 1954
c) 5 August 1960
d) 8 November 1968

2. How was Burkina Faso formerly known?
a) Bactria
b) Upper Volta
c) Scythia
d) Chaldea

3. What does Burkina Faso mean?
a) Land of the Rising Sun
b) Land of the Midnight Sun
c) Land of Silver
d) Land of Incorruptible People

4. Which is the currency of Burkina Faso?
a) Krone
b) Drachma
c) CFA Franc
d) Rouble

5. Which is the official language of Burkina Faso?
a) Arabic
b) French
c) Turkish
d) Xhosa

6. Which is the capital of Burkina Faso?
a) Ouagadougou
b) Kaya
c) Banfora
d) Koudougou

7. Which country is to the north of Burkina Faso?
a) Mozambique
b) Swaziland
c) Mali
d) Angola

8. When did Yatenga become a French protectorate?
a) 1895
b) 1890
c) 1880
d) 1876

9. Who usurped power and became Burkina Faso’s president in 1983?
a) Henry Zongo
b) Thomas Sankara
c) Saye Zerbo
d) Sangoule Lamizana

10. Who was Burkina Faso’s prime minister in 2006?
a) Ernest Yonli
b) Yousouff Ouedraogo
c) Marc Christian Kabore
d) Jean Baptiste Lingani

Burkina Faso Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Burkina Faso become independent?
c) 5 August 1960

2. How was Burkina Faso formerly known?
b) Upper Volta

3. What does Burkina Faso mean?
d) Land of Incorruptible People

4. Which is the currency of Burkina Faso?
c) CFA Franc

5. Which is the official language of Burkina Faso?
b) French

6. Which is the capital of Burkina Faso?
a) Ouagadougou

7. Which country is to the north of Burkina Faso?
c) Mali

8. When did Yatenga become a French protectorate?
a) 1895

9. Who usurped power and became Burkina Faso’s president in 1983?
b) Thomas Sankara

10. Who was Burkina Faso’s prime minister in 2006?
a) Ernest Yonli

Updated: July 26, 2016 — 9:44 pm

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