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Burkina Faso Quiz

Flag of Burkina Faso

Flag of Burkina Faso (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

Originally posted 2016-07-26 21:44:39.

Tibet Quiz

Tibet Quiz Questions

1) Where is Tibet’s Government-in-exile?
a) Calcutta
b) Dharmashala
c) Sanchi
d) Bodhgaya

2) Which country annexed Tibet in 1950?
a) China
b) Vietnam
c) Burma
d) Afghanistan

3) When did Dalai Lama take refuge in India?
a) 1950
b) 1959
c) 1962
d) 1964

4) Which is the capital of Tibet?
a) Peking
b) Canton
c) Lhasa
d) Rangoon

5) What does Tibet’s national flag depict?
a) Rising sun
b) Stars and stripes
c) Snow lions with red and blue rays
d) Coconut tree

6) Where did Dalai Lama stay before he fled Tibet?
a) Buckingham Palace
b) Potala Palace
c) Versailles Palace
d) Vienna Palace

7) What is the duration of the term of Dalai Lama?
a) Five years
b) Six years
c) Twelve years
d) Life Term

8) Which Indian river has its origin in Tibet?
a) Ganges
b) Indus
c) Brahmaputra
d) Narmada

9) Which of the following sayings applies to Tibet?
a) Land of the rising sun
b) Roof of the world
c) Playground of Europe
d) Land of the midnight sun

10) Who led the British invasion of Tibet in 1904?
a) Francis Younghusband
b) George Patton
c) Douglas MacArthur
d) John Churchill

Tibet Quiz Questions with Answers

View of the Potala Palace from the foothill of...

View of the Potala Palace from the foothill of Chagpo Ri (Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Where is Tibet’s Government-in-exile?
b) Dharmashala

2) Which country annexed Tibet in 1950?
a) China

3) When did Dalai Lama take refuge in India?
b) 1959

4) Which is the capital of Tibet?
c) Lhasa

5) What does Tibet’s national flag depict?
c) Snow lions with red and blue rays

Flag of Tibet

Flag of Tibet

6) Where did Dalai Lama stay before he fled Tibet?
b) Potala Palace

7) What is the duration of the term of Dalai Lama?
d) Life Term

8) Which Indian river has its origin in Tibet?
c) Brahmaputra

9) Which of the following sayings applies to Tibet?
b) Roof of the world

10) Who led the British invasion of Tibet in 1904?
a) Francis Younghusband

Originally posted 2016-06-14 00:02:59.