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Friday, March 3, 2017

Zambia Quiz


This week is Country Quizzes Week.
Map of Zambia from National Geographic MapMaker Interactive
Post #5 — Country Quizzes Week

During the week of Monday, February 27th to Sunday, March 5th, GeoFact of the Day is hosting a Country Quiz Week. Every day or every other day, there will be a new quiz on a particular country around the world. Want to see a post about a favorite country? Feel free to share your suggestion by posting a comment! See if you can answer these questions pertaining to ZAMBIA without the help of literary resources and the Internet. Answers are provided at the end — Good Luck!

1)      There are approximately 46 main languages currently spoken in Zambia, according to Ethnologue.com (↗). How many Bantu-speaking ethnic groups are represented in Zambia's population?
A — Over 150
B — Over 25
C — Over 70
D — Over 55

2)      Which of the following is considered a dying language, meaning there might not be any communicators of that language in the near future? (Credit: Ethnologue.com)
A — Yauma
B — Chichewa
C — Bemba

3)      About 250 kilometers south of Lake Tanganyika, the Bangweulu Swamp is found in which part of Zambia?
A — southern
B — western
C — eastern
D — northern

4)      What country does not share a border with Zambia?
A — ANGOLA
B — BURUNDI
C — MALAWI
D — MOZAMBIQUE

5)      All these cities are located in Zambia except ____________________.
A — Ndola
B — Lubango
C — Mansa
D — Lusaka


















ANSWERS
Question 1:
C . . . . . Over 70

Question 2:
A . . . . . Yauma

Question 3:
D . . . . . northern

Question 4:
B . . . . . Burundi

Question 5:
B . . . . . Lubango, which is located in Angola

So, how did you do? Thanks for taking this quiz! Map image is credited to National Geographic's Mapmaker Interactive (↗)

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