South Africa Quiz

South Africa Quiz Questions

Flag of South Africa

Flag of South Africa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is the first European explorer to reach the southernmost tip of Africa?
a) Bartholomeu Dias
b) Vasco da Gama
c) Abel Tasman
d) Francis Drake

2) When did the British annex the Cape Colony?
a) 1765
b) 1806
c) 1815
d) 1848

3) What did the British use against the Boers in the Second Boer War?
a) Concentration camps
b) Chlorine
c) Tanks
d) Missiles

English: A USSR stamp, 70th Birth Anniversary ...

A USSR stamp, 70th Birth Anniversary of Nelson Mandela. Date of issue: 18th July 1988. Designer: B. Ilyukhin. Michel catalogue number: 5853. 10 K. multicoloured. Portrait of Nelson Mandela (fighter for freedom of Africa) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) What is apartheid?
a) Peaceful co-existence
b) Racial segregation
c) Military rule
d) Theocracy

5) Who first performed heart transplantation?
a) Philip Blaiberg
b) Dorothy Fisher
c) Christian Barnard
d) Denise Darvall

6) Gary Player is famous for which sport?
a) Cricket
b) Rugby
c) Golf
d) Chess

7) Who was the captain of the Test cricket team in the series against Australia in 1970?
a) Ali Bacher
b) Barry Richards
c) Mike Procter
d) Peter Pollock

8) Which country is surrounded on all sides by South Africa?
a) Angola
b) Swaziland
c) Lesotho
d) Namibia

9) Who became the President of South Africa in 1994?
a) John Smuts
b) Nelson Mandela
c) Walter Sisulu
d) Jomo Kenyatta

10) Who won the Rugby World Cup 2007?
a) Argentina
b) England
c) France
d) South Africa

South Africa Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Stadium Nelson Mandela Bay, in Port E...

English: Stadium Nelson Mandela Bay, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is the first European explorer to reach the southernmost tip of Africa?
a) Bartholomeu Dias

2) When did the British annex the Cape Colony?
b) 1806

3) What did the British use against the Boers in the Second Boer War?
a) Concentration camps

4) What is apartheid?
b) Racial segregation

5) Who first performed heart transplantation?
c) Christian Barnard

6) Gary Player is famous for which sport?
c) Golf

7) Who was the captain of the Test cricket team in the series against Australia in 1970?
a) Ali Bacher

8) Which country is surrounded on all sides by South Africa?
c) Lesotho

9) Who became the President of South Africa in 1994?
b) Nelson Mandela

10) Who won the Rugby World Cup 2007?
d) South Africa

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:32 am

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