South Africa Quiz


South Africa Quiz

1. WARM-UP: In what year was the Union of South Africa granted independence from the United Kingdom?

1884
1910
1948
1962


2. Within South Africa there is a small kingdom called:

Swaziland
Lesotho
Soweto
Kruger


3. The population of South Africa is about:

50 million
60 million
70 million
85 million


4. How many children are orphans in South Africa?

310,000
500,000
700,000
1,700,000


5. What % of the population is infected with HIV/AIDS?

4%
20.4%
24.0%
28.4%


6. How many children in South Africa under the age of 5 per 1000 die each year from curable diseases or malnutrition?

7.5
17.5
27.5
37.5


7. If the child poverty rate for white children in South Africa 11% is what is it for black children?

18%
28%
48%
68%


8. What is the life expectancy in South Africa?

64 years
65 years
66 years
67 years


9. South Africa hosted the football world cup in 2010. At what stage did they leave the competition?

First Stage
Quarter Finals
Semi Finals
Final


10. Which of the following facts is true?

Tabletop Mountain is an active volcano that last erupted in 1954
It was first visited by British explorers in the 1480s
Its the only nation to voluntarily abandon its nuclear weapons program
Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart transplant in the world in 1973 in Cape Town.





Volunteer

Volunteer Work South Africa

Check out all the latest African
volunteer work placements
and opportunities in South Africa.

More >


Child Sponsor

Child Sponsor South Africa

Details of how to sponsor
a child in South Africa with these
child sponsor programs.

Visit >


South Africa News

South Africa News

Read all the latest and breaking
news from South Africa here at our
South Africa profile portal.

More >


South Africa Profile

South Africa Profile

For information, videos and
photos of South Africa, check out
our South Africa profile page.

More >

Main sections of this site:


Volunteer by Country

Details of current volunteer work
opportunities in each of the
countries of Africa.

More >


Country Profiles

Explore each of the countries of
Africa in our detailed
African country profile pages.

More >


All About Africa

Discover all about Africa and how to
make the most of your
volunteer experience there.

More >


Pan-African News
African News

Explore all the latest and breaking
news from across Africa while
you volunteer.

More >


Volunteer Supplies
Volunteer Supplies

Don't set off on your volunteer experience
in Africa without checking out our
recommended essential supplies.

More >


Get listed Here!

For a limited period get your
African NGO or volunteer organisation
listed here for FREE!

More >


Lighthouse Project

A must read novel about the pitfalls
of volunteering in Africa written
by the african-volunteer.net team!

More >


Sponsor a Child
Sponsor a Child in Africa

Details of how to sponsor a child in
each country of Africa at our
sister site. child-sponsorship.com.

More >