Africa Map Quiz – Fill in the Blank and Guess the Country

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It is finally time for a new African countries quiz here on 197TravelStamps. In this Africa map game, you need to name the countries of Africa by identifying them on the blank map. Can you score 100% in our Africa map quiz? Fill in the blank now!

The rules are simple: In this online Africa map quiz, you will be shown a blank African map with one highlighted country. Your job is to identify the country and select the correct answer from the multiple choice option.

For every correct answer you give in this interactive Africa map quiz, you will learn a fun fact about the country in question. And because we are in a really good mood today, you will also get to read the fun fact even if you chose the wrong answer.

Africa Map Quiz – Fill in the Blank

Question 1: Which country is highlighted in red on the map? Scroll down for the answer options

1. Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
2. Mozambique
3. Liberia
4. Djbouti

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Did you know that the largest church in the world is located in Yamoussoukro, the capital of the Ivory Coast? It offers space for over 18,000 worshippers.

Question 2: Identify the country on the map

1. Angola
2. Cameroon
3. Namibia
4. Mozambique

Namibia

And here is a little fun fact for you: Namibia is the second least densely populated country on earth. Wondering what number one is? Mongolia! 

Check out our funny story about our driving experience in Namibia

Question 3: Fill the blanks of the map...

1. Mauritania
2. Morocco
3. Senegal
4. Algeria

Mauritania

Mauritania was the last country on earth to abolish slavery in 1981. Only in 2007, slavery became a punishable offense. 

Question 4: Guess the Country

1. Tunisia
2. Algeria
3. Egypt
4. Libya

Tunisia

The ancient city of Carthage, a centre of power of the old Phoenician Empire was located close to current day Tunis - the capital of Tunisia. We visited the historic sites in 2017 and we absolutely loved it.

Question 5: This is a difficult one...

1. Burundi
2. Benin
3. Ghana
4. Gambia

Benin

In Lake Ganvie, close to Benins largest city Cotonou, thousands of people live in a village built on stilts in the middle of the lake. They moved there centuries for incredible reasons and have never moved back to the mainland ever since.

Question 6: A small country in Southern Africa

1. Eritrea
2. Malawi
3. eSwatini (Swaziland)
4. Lesotho

Lesotho

Transated, the word "Lesotho" means "the people who speak Sesotho"

Question 7: The heart of every African map is covered by...

1. Chad
2. Sudan
3. Democratic Republic of the Congo
4. Central African Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Despite poverty, war and a long list of domestic problems, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has its own space program. The privately funded program plans to transport cargo into outer space for other space programs.

Question 8: Name the highlighted African country

1. Malawi
2. Zimbabwe
3. Mozambique
4. Zambia

Zambia

Greeting in Zambia is usually a lenghty process. But even stranger for foreigners, it is common to remain silent for some moments before diving into the conversation. This may feel awkward to outsiders.

Question 9: Can you identify this island nation?

1. Madagascar
2. Reunion
3. Cape Verde
4. Mauritius

Madagascar

Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world (after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo).

Question 10: Last One

1. Somalia
2. Niger
3. Ethiopia
4. Sudan

Ethiopia

The Ethiopian calender counts 13 months per year. Therefore, the country marked the millenium in September 2007 - nearly eight years later than the West.

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Did you like this Africa geography quiz? If you want to learn more about African countries and their capitals, check out this African capitals quiz here or our list of all African countries and capitals.

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Africa Map Quiz – Fill in the Blank and Guess the Country

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Africa Map Quiz – Fill in the Blank and Guess the Country

17 thoughts on “Africa Map Quiz – Fill in the Blank and Guess the Country

  1. The quizzes are so much fun. Even though I love to travel I,am terrible at geography. I have especially learned I know nothing about Africa. Great tool for teaching.

  2. I only got 3 right answers. Lol. And they’re all based on guesses. It’s fun to end the night answering this quiz though.

  3. Oh, wow, I really need to brush up on Africa’s geography. While I do know the countries and I recap them often (I have Pinterest boards with continents and sub-boards with their countries), I found it difficult to pin them on the map.

  4. I LOVE this! Firstly, somewhat proud of my results, 6/10 isn’t horrible BUT it also highlighted I have MUCH more to learn! That’s why this was so useful! I’ll have to study my atlas more often and the key takeaway is that I need to travel to Africa more!

  5. Oops I am so weak at African Geography. I was knowing only few countries but it is such a huge and beautiful continent that I have to explore now more.

  6. This is wonderful quiz. It made me realize that I know nothing about this giant continent. ????I need to update my geographical knowledge. Should explore more about Africa.

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