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16 Quiz Questions on Africa Famous Africans





Here are 16 Africa Famous Africans Questions that are provided for your Quiz or Trivia Night at no cost. Scroll to the bottom to see the answers.






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He is renowned as the first African to be appointed Secretary General of the United Nations in 1992. He was born in Egypt and served as Egypt’s Deputy Prime Minister. [------- Boutros Ghali]

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Name the Liberian football striker who bacame FIFA's World Player of the Year in 1995. [George ---]

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Name one of africas greatest diplomats of all time. He was famous for handling reform at the UN in a calm and efficient way. [Kofi A----]

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Name the first African Nobel laureate in literature, excelling as a playwright, poet and novelist – a vocal critic of Nigerian politics. [Wole S------]

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Anwar Sadat, Former Egyptian president who was assassinated by extremists in 1981, is remembered for many things. Among them, he helped to end a longstanding conflict between with [------]

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Name the Gabon's longest-serving president who made made popular high-heeled shoes. [O--r B----]

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What was the name of Queen of Ejisu, the brave anti-colonial freedom fighter from Ghana, who led the Asantes in war against the British in 1900. [Yaa A--------]

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Name the Zambian rebel Catholic archbishop who wedded Maria Sung in 2001. [Emmanuel M------]

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Wangari Mathai won 23 World Recognized awards including the Noble Peace Prize 2004! In terms of eductation, she was first woman in East and Central Africa to earn a [d-------- degree]

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Name the first African bishop of the Church of England who laid solid foundations for an Evangelical church which was truly African. He lived 1807 to 1891. [Bishop Samuel Ajai C-------]

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Name the great king of old Mali Empire who dazzled the world with his wealth on his pilgrimage to Mecca laden with gold. [M---- M---]

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Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambican freedom fighter, successfully promoted a coalition with the different independence movements in the country. He was the president of which party. [F------]

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Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley the most widely known and revered performer of reggae music, and is credited with helping spread both Jamaican music and the Rastafari movement to a worldwide audience. In which year did he die ?

 1971
 1976
 1979
 1981

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What is the modern country name of the region over with the Queen of Sheba ruled.

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His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular. Who awarded Idi Amin these titles ?

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Name the Sudanese rebel leader and founder of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) which fought a 22 year civil war against the northern dominated, Islamist Sudanese Government. [Colonel John Garang de M-----]


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