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15 Quiz Questions on South Africa Famous People





Here are 15 South Africa Famous People 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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Complete this Nelson Mandella quote. "The greatest glory in living lies not in never ?, but in ? every time we fall." [-------, ------]

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Miriam Makeba South African diva; the Empress of African Song is commonly known as ... ? [M--- A-----]

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Rhodesia which later became Northern and Southern Rhodesia and eventually became Zambia and Zimbabwe respectively was founded by ? who owned a company called ? [C---l John R-----,D- -----]

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He is famed for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant in 1967. [Christiaan B------]

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Goldblatt, David Born: 29 November 1930, 29 November 1930, Randfontein, South Africa is internationally acclaimed for his work as a ?

 painter
 photographer
 singer
 sprinter

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Who painted The House On The Hill, Evening, Dassiehoek, Robertson, The Valley Of The Kaffirkuils. [V. V---------]

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Allister Sparks is a veteran South African journalist and author of The Mind of South Africa. His account of the transition from apartheid to democracy is titled [Tomorrow Is ------- C------]

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This Nobel Peace Prize winner served as Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town between 1985 and 1995. [Archbishop ------- ----]

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This actress in born in 1954 in Upington, Northern Cape is well-known for her role as the Borg Queen in Star Trek: First Contact. [Alice K----]

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The towering figure of South Africa's liberation struggle began this autobiography in prison, having pages in tiny writing smuggled out by comrades. In the end, a book was published. What is the title of the book ?

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She was aáMozambicanápolitician and humanitarian. Most of all she is recognized for being the only woman in the world to have been first lady of two different countries. Who is she ? [Graca M-----]

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He has been President of the African National Congress (ANC) since December 2007 and was crowned 'African President of the Year' in 2009. [----- Z---]

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The Madonna of the Townships was a popular recording artist prior to her drug-related death in 2004. [Brenda F-----]

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JM Coetzee is two-time Booker Prize winner and a recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature in ... ?

 2003
 2004
 2005
 2006

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He has been a Teacher, lawyer, President and National Chairperson of the ANC [Oliver Reginald Kaizana T----]


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