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Flag of Namibia

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Namibia Quiz Questions

1) When did Namibia become independent?
a) 1 May 1994
b) 20 May 1999
c) 21 March 1990
d) 14 July 1984

2) Namibia was a colony of which country before World War I?
a) England
b) France
c) Germany
d) Holland

3) Which is the official language of Namibia?
a) Afrikaans
b) English
c) Dutch
d) German

4) Which is the capital of Namibia?
a) Pretoria
b) Salisbury
c) Windhoek
d) Tsumeb

5) Which group makes up about half of Namibia’s people?
a) Arab
b) Kavango
c) Himba
d) Ovambo

6) Who is the first President of Namibia?
a) Pieter Botha
b) Sam Nujoma
c) Walter Sisulu
d) Jonas Savimbi

7) Which territory was given to Namibia by South Africa in 1994?
a) Zanjibar
b) Djibouti
c) St. Helena
d) Walvis bay

8) Which ocean is to the west of Namibia?
a) Indian
b) Atlantic
c) Pacific
d) Arctic

9) How was Namibia known?
a) Basutoland
b) Bechuanaland
c) South West Africa
d) Central Africa

10) When is Cassinga Day?
a) 18 February
b) 1 March
c) 4 May
d) 12 May

Namibia Quiz Questions with Answers

Sam Nujoma, president of Namibia from 1990 to 2005.

Sam Nujoma, president of Namibia from 1990 to 2005. He was succeeded by Hifikepunye Pohamba (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When did Namibia become independent?
c) 21 March 1990

2) Namibia was a colony of which country before World War I?
c) Germany

3) Which is the official language of Namibia?
b) English

4) Which is the capital of Namibia?
c) Windhoek

5) Which group makes up about half of Namibia’s people?
d) Ovambo

6) Who is the first President of Namibia?
b) Sam Nujoma

7) Which territory was given to Namibia by South Africa in 1994?
d) Walvis bay

8) Which ocean is to the west of Namibia?
b) Atlantic

9) How was Namibia known?
c) South West Africa

10) When is Cassinga Day?
c) 4 May

Updated: March 7, 2015 — 9:09 pm

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  1. I think that answer number 7 would rather be seen as “given back” by the locals:)
    Next time you’re passing Walvis Bay, you must come and see us for lunch.

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