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Independence Days

Updated: Sep 14, 2022

Test your knowledge on the independence days of some African countries in this 12-question quiz. You can download the answer sheet at the bottom of the post. Good luck , enjoy and don't forget to comment your score.

Use the quiz to brush up on your African History knowledge, in a fun games night with your friends and family or even for educational purposes!

One more thing...

don't go on google!

*Answers selected can only be confirmed by downloading the answers sheet.


Question #1 - What year did Libya become independent?

Choose one:

  • A) 1943

  • B) 1947

  • C) 1951

Question #2 - The months of July and August sees the most African countries celebrating their independence days. How many countries celebrate their independence days in both months?

Select an answer below:

  • A) 12

  • B) 10

  • C) 8

Question #3 - How many countries gained independence in 1960?

Select an answer below:

  • A) 16

  • B) 18

  • C) 20

Question #4 - When did Ethiopia gain independence?

Select an answer below:

  • A) 1949

  • B) 1959

  • C) 1960

  • D) None of the above

Question #5 - Which country celebrated 100 years of independence in 2022?

Choose one:

  • A) Egypt

  • B) Madagascar

  • C) Liberia

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Question #6 - Which country was named the Gold Coast pre-independence ?

Choose one:

  • A) Ghana