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African Kings & Queens

Updated: Sep 14, 2022

Learn about the great kings and queens of Africa in this thorough 15-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 - Which ancient African queen was known as a great warrior of Hausaland?

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  • A) Queen Bakwa

  • B) Queen Halsa

  • C) Queen Aminatu

Question #2 - The first imperial ruler of the Kingdom of Ethiopia, and first in-line for Aksûmite kings was who?

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  • A) King Menelik II

  • B) King Awre

Question #3 - Makeda, the Queen of Sheba had a son with which biblical figure?

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  • C) JACOB

Question #4 - King Pedro V ruled the Kingdom of Kongo for two years only. He was labelled a 'dupe' and sellout initially, by which other royal?

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  • A) Prince Nicolau

  • B) King Alvaro VI

Question #5 - Who was known as "the mad Queen of Madagascar" ?

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  • A) Queen Ranavalona

  • B) Queen Ramada

  • C) Queen Adriamihaja

Question #6 - Shaka Zulu was one of the Zulu kingdom’s greatest kings, his mother fell pregnant with him out of wedlock, and was known for her resilience as a mother and being the voice of reason during times of political strife with neighbouring kingdoms. What was her name?

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  • A) Queen Nefile

  • B) Queen Nandi

Question #7 - Which is the image most identified to be Queen Nzinga?