Knowledge thirst!

They say to know who you are, you should know where you come from. I am an Africa, and so are you but just how much do you know about this beautiful land? Well, it's time to put that to the test. 

Below is a quiz (it's very short, I promise), I challenge you to take the quiz and test your knowledge on how well you know Africa. The intention behind this quiz is to give a perspective on your level of knowledge and give you steps on how to further that knowledge. Let's get started beautiful nerds :)

Step 1: Take the quiz complied by the guardian publication.

Step 2: Check your scores 

Step 3: Use the material below to learn more about topics covered on the quiz. 

Step 4: Well done, I now dub you "an awesome, beautiful creature with a beautiful soul!". Now go forth and be awesome!

Quiz link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/quiz/2013/may/24/africa-quiz-test-knowledge

Knowledge resources:

  1. Africa's newest country: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Sudan
  2. Liliesleaf Farm: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liliesleaf_Farm
  3. AU conference centre: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AU_Conference_Center_and_Office_Complex
  4. Nollywood: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinema_of_Nigeria
  5. Monrovia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monrovia
  6. Ushahidi: www.ushahidi.com
  7. International Criminal Court conviction: http://www.iccnow.org/?mod=drctimelinelubanga
  8. Gambian president's claim: http://www.nbcnews.com/id/17244005/ns/health-aids/t/gambias-president-claims-he-has-cure-aids/#.VlsFkNAQkzU
  9. Zimbabwe independence: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-14113618
  10. S.A heads of state : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_heads_of_state_of_South_Africa
  11. Tallest statue in Africa: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/african-renaissance-monument
  12. Madagascar 2009 coup: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7954356.stm
  13. Africa's longest serving leaders: http://www.africaranking.com/longest-serving-african-presidents
  14. Africa hopeless vs rising: http://www.howwemadeitinafrica.com/how-the-economist-changed-its-tune-on-africa/
  15. African Union: http://www.au.int
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