Lesotho Quiz


Lesotho Quiz



1. WARM-UP: In which year did Lesotho gain independence from the UK?

1946
1956
1966
1976


2.Which is the only other country in Africa that shares a border with just one other country?

Eritrea
Gambia
Soweto
Djibouti


3. What is the life expectancy in Lesotho?

44 years
54 years
64 years
74 years


4. What number of all children in Lesotho are AIDS orphans?

25,000
50,000
75,000
100,000


5. Lesotho has one of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS infections in the world, what % of all adult women are infected?

20%
30%
40%
50%


6. Which dinosaur was named after its fossils were found in Lesotho?

Lesothosaurus
Basutosaurus
Malotisaurus
Makhalengosaurus


7. How many people live in Lesotho?

2.1 million
3.1 million
4.1 million
5.1 million


8. What % of land in Lesotho is suitable for growing crops?

10%
20%
30%
40%


9. What is unique in Africa about Lesotho's system of government?

The UK Monarch is head of state
The voting age is just 11 years old
Only women may hold highest office
It is Africa's only constitutional monarchy


10. What is one of Lesotho's major claims to fame?

Africa's highest mountain
The crash site of an alleged UFO in 1995
The birthplace of the boxer Mahammad Ali
The location of the world's largest diamond





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