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Rwanda Quiz

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  1. Yes or no. The African country of Rwanda has a coastline?
  2. Due to its physical geography, Rwanda has the nickname: "land of a thousand..." what?
  3. Can you name the largest city and capital of Rwanda?
  4. On July 1, 1962, Rwanda officially declared its independence from which country?
  5. The 1988 American drama film Gorillas in the Mist starring Sigourney Weaver, tells the story of which naturalist's work in Rwanda with mountain gorillas?

  6. True or false? All politicians in Rwanda's parliament are men?
  7. Can you name just one country that borders Rwanda?
  8. Starting with the letter 'T', which Bantu-speaking people are the second largest of three main ethnic groups in Rwanda?
  9. Is the population of Rwanda close to 13 million, 23 million, or 33 million?
  10. True or false. Rwanda is a member of the Commonwealth?
  11. Rwanda has four official languages - can you name any two of these?


  1. No. Rwanda does NOT have a coastline.
  2. Hills
  3. Kigali
  4. Belgium
  5. Dian Fossey
  6. False. Rwanda has the highest percentage of women in the parliament in the world, with over 60% of its parliament members being female.
  7. Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Uganda
  8. Tutsi
  9. 13 million
  10. True. It is a member.
  11. English, Kinyarwanda, French and Swahili

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