Nigeria Quiz

1) When did Nigeria become independent?
a) 1945
b) 1948
c) 1957
d) 1960

2) Which is the official language of Nigeria?
a) English
b) Ibo
c) Hausa
d) Swahili

3) Which is the capital of Nigeria?
a) Abuja
b) Lagos
c) Kano
d) Ibadan

4) Which water body is close to Nigeria?
a) Gulf of Guinea
b) Walvis Bay
c) Gulf of Aqaba
d) Suez Canal

5) Which region declared its independence from Nigeria in 1967 and was unsuccessful?
a) Calabar
b) Biafra
c) Sapele
d) Warri

6) Who won the presidential election in 1993 and was imprisoned?
a) Mashood Abiola
b) Abdulsalam Abubakar
c) Olusegun Obasanjo
d) Muhammadu Buhari

7) When did the British formally unite the “Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria"?
a) 1885
b) 1900
c) 1914
d) 1918

8) When is National Day in Nigeria?
a) 7 April
b) 14 June
c) 1 October
d) 1 November

9) Which is the currency of Nigeria?
a) Rand
b) Naira
c) Pound
d) Dollar

10) Who is the first ruler of Sokoto Caliphate?
a) Usman dan Fodio
b) Bello
c) Abdullahi
d) Abd as Salam

Nigeria Quiz Answers


1) When did Nigeria become independent?
d) 1960

2) Which is the official language of Nigeria?
a) English

3) Which is the capital of Nigeria?
a) Abuja

4) Which water body is close to Nigeria?
a) Gulf of Guinea

5) Which region declared its independence from Nigeria in 1967 and was unsuccessful?
b) Biafra

6) Who won the presidential election in 1993 and was imprisoned?
a) Mashood Abiola

7) When did the British formally unite the “Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria"?
c) 1914

8) When is National Day in Nigeria?
c) 1 October

9) Which is the currency of Nigeria?
b) Naira

10) Who is the first ruler of Sokoto Caliphate?
a) Usman dan Fodio

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Updated: July 30, 2016 — 3:46 pm

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  1. NIGERIA IS THE MY COUNTRY AND THE BEST COUNTRY

  2. now, i understand and learn more about the country of nigeria…..not to mention,but our instructor in the comparative government get some of the question here…

  3. I realy like this,pls publish more on geographical and environmental questions

  4. am a citizen of nigeria i wat nigeria should be greaterthan other countries we should have good government . Am from edo state but base in ibadan

  5. I love it, it helped me get prepared for my test on Africa

  6. more of this is needed and should be versatile; not just history and politics.

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  8. This is real good. I need more questions.

  9. Please post more general knowledge questions…i’m preparing for my postume and i’ll need more of those..thank you

  10. send me more questions

  11. Emmanuel Onyekachi

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  17. Nigeria is the best place to call a home. LONG LIFE GIANT OF AFRICA.

  18. IT IS NICE

  19. Today Nigeria is now the worst country i have ever imagine,people are suffering in feeble potical government tyranny,I am tired

  20. Today Nigeria is the worst country i have ever imagine: to be honest Nigeria is now badly confussed of feeble poor political government tyranny,in History,I am tired.

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