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Mauritania Quiz

1. When did Mauritania become independent?
a) 7 March 1956
b) 22 May 1952
c) 10 July 1964
d) 28 November 1960

2. Which country is to the east of Mauritania?
a) Mali
b) Namibia
c) Lesotho
d) Senegal

3. Which ocean is to the west of Mauritania?
a) Atlantic
b) Pacific
c) Indian
d) Antarctic

4. Which is the capital of Mauritania?
a) Port Etienne
b) Nouakchott
c) Fort Gouraud
d) Kaedi

5. Which is the currency of Mauritania?
a) Dinar
b) Lats
c) Ouguiya
d) Riyal

6. Which is the official language of Mauritania?
a) Wolof
b) Soninke
c) Fulani
d) Arabic

7. Who was Mauritania’s first president?
a) Ely Ould Mohamed Vall
b) Mustapha Ould Salek
c) Moktar Ould Daddah
d) Henri Gouraud

8. When did Mauritania join the Arab League?
a) 1973
b) 1949
c) 1961
d) 1975

9. Which country was divided between Mauritania and Morocco in 1976?
a) Algeria
b) Libya
c) Western Sahara
d) Sudan

10. When did Mauritania’s legislature pass a law making slavery a criminal offence?
a) 1 January 2001
b) 3 April 1982
c) 9 August 2007
d) 8 December 2000

Mauritania Quiz Answers

1. When did Mauritania become independent?
d) 28 November 1960

2. Which country is to the east of Mauritania?
a) Mali

3. Which ocean is to the west of Mauritania?
a) Atlantic

4. Which is the capital of Mauritania?
b) Nouakchott

5. Which is the currency of Mauritania?
c) Ouguiya

6. Which is the official language of Mauritania?
d) Arabic

7. Who was Mauritania’s first president?
c) Moktar Ould Daddah

8. When did Mauritania join the Arab League?
a) 1973

9. Which country was divided between Mauritania and Morocco in 1976?
c) Western Sahara

10. When did Mauritania’s legislature pass a law making slavery a criminal offence?
c) 9 August 2007

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:01 am

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