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Mayotte is an overseas department and region of France consisting of a main island, Grande-Terre (or Maore), a smaller island, Petite-Terre (or Pamanzi), and several islets around these two. -Wikipedia

Mayotte Quiz Questions

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Flag of Mayotte (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did France annex Mayotte?
a) 25 March 1841
b) 17 May 1804
c) 11 July 1792
d) 16 November 1775

2. When was Mayotte ceded to France?
a) 1845
b) 1848
c) 1856
d) 1843

3. In which channel Mayotte is situated?
a) Beagle Channel
b) Mozambique Channel
c) Yucatan Channel
d) St. George’s Channel

Map of the island of Mayotte

Map of the island of Mayotte (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4. Which is the capital of Mayotte?
a) Dzaoudzi
b) Pamandzi
c) Kampala
d) Nairobi

5. Which is the official language of Mayotte?
a) Swahili
b) French
c) Persian
d) Dutch

6. Who was Mayotte’s prefect in 2010?
a) Jaques Chirac
b) Lionel Jospin
c) Hubert Desache
d) Segolene Royal

7. What is the area of Mayotte?
a) 228 sq. mi.
b) 354 sq. mi.
c) 496 sq. mi.
d) 144 sq. mi.

8. When was the first referendum about the status of Mayotte held?
a) 17 February 1945
b) 29 June 1962
c) 21 August 1966
d) 22 December 1974

9. What was the status given to Mayotte in 1976?
a) Overseas territory
b) Territorial collectivity
c) Protectorate
d) Dominion

10. When did Mayotte become an overseas department of France?
a) 31 March 2011
b) 20 April 1996
c) 12 August 1992
d) 15 October 2000

Mayotte Quiz Questions and Answers

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Coat of Arms of Mayotte (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did France annex Mayotte?
a) 25 March 1841

2. When was Mayotte ceded to France?
d) 1843

3. In which channel Mayotte is situated?
b) Mozambique Channel

4. Which is the capital of Mayotte?
a) Dzaoudzi

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

6. Who was Mayotte’s prefect in 2010?
c) Hubert Desache

7. What is the area of Mayotte?
d) 144 sq. mi.

8. When was the first referendum about the status of Mayotte held?
d) 22 December 1974

9. What was the status given to Mayotte in 1976?
b) Territorial collectivity

10. When did Mayotte become an overseas department of France?
a) 31 March 2011

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:30 am

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