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March Quiz – 7 quotes credited to 7 persons. Match the right person with each quote.

7 persons have been credited to have made the below statements. Match the right person with the correct slogan. 1. “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” 2.“Don’t be humble…you’re not that great.” 3 “Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” 4 “What I fear is that the liberators […]

April Quiz!

Quiz Question: Who was the biggest beneficiary of Marilyn Monroe’s estate ? Was it May Reis – personal secretary Gladys Baker – her mother Bernice Miracle- her half-sister, or Anna Strasberg – her acting coach’s second wife whom she met once. Answer: Anna Strasberg. (Read the story below) (The story) A Summary of Marilyn Monroe’s […]


Which one of Africa’s top predators (lions, leopards, cheetahs, wild dogs and hyenas) do you think is the most successful hunter? Answers: Africa’s top five predators are lions, leopards, cheetah, wild dogs and hyenas, and most people believe that the title clearly belongs to the traditional king of the jungle, the lion. While that is […]


Name the (a) smallest? (b) biggest? (c) most populous country in Africa? Select from : 1.DRC 2.Nigeria 3.Gabon 4.The Gambia 5.Sudan 6.Algeria   Answers: a. The Gambia b. Algeria c. Nigeria


Who is credited to having said these words? A. “We learn by doing.” B. “Common sense is not so common.” Correct answers: A. Aristotle  (Not Aristotle Onassis but Aristotle the Greek philosopher and a scientist.) B. Voltaire (a French writer, deist and philosopher.)


To whom are these individual sets of words attributed? Stephen Covey, Thomas Sowell, Marcus Sheridan or Gandhi A “Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind.” B “It’s amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites.” C “I am not a product […]


At 1400 meters, what country has the highest low point on the continent? A. Swaziland B. Uganda C. Lesotho D. Ethiopia Correct answer is: C. Lesotho Lesotho is a mountainous, landlocked country located in Southern Africa. It is an enclave, surrounded by South Africa. The total length of the country’s borders is 909 kilometres (565 mi). Lesotho covers an area […]


Name the first city in the Southern Hemisphere to install street lights. A.  Cape Town B.  Johannesburg C.  Port Elizabeth D.  Kimberley Correct answer is: D. Kimberley Kimberley can proudly boast that the diamond city was the first town in Africa, and indeed the southern hemisphere, to have street lights installed. Sixteen lights were officially […]


This is the flag of which African country? A. Cameroon? B. Gabon? C. Ghana? D. Senegal? The correct answer is: C. Ghana The flag of Ghana consists of red, gold and green horizontal stripes with a five-pointed black star in the centre of the gold stripe. The colour red represents the blood of those who […]


What is the largest country in Africa? A. Botswana? B. Algeria? C. Chad? D. Nigeria? The correct answer is: B. Algeria (Sudan was the biggest country in Africa until South Sudan became an independent country.)