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Quiz About Uganda

Uganda Quiz Questions

  1. Built around seven hills, can you name Uganda's capital city?
  2. Which military officer served as the third president of Uganda from 1971 to 1979?
  3. Uganda gained independence from the UK in which decade?
  4. What animal is at the centre of the Ugandan flag and is its national symbol: a bird, fish, lion or elephant?

  5. Which lake, the largest in Africa, lies partly in the south of the country?
  6. Who became president in 1986 and is the country's longest-serving leader?
  7. Being a landlocked country, Uganda relies heavily on which two neighbouring countries for sea access?
  8. Which city is the location of Uganda's largest commercial and military airport?
  9. Is Uganda's population closer to 50 million, 30 million or 10 million people?
  10. Who first called Uganda the 'pearl of Africa' in his 1908 book My African Journey?
  11. Which Bantu language was adopted as the second official language to English in 2022?
  12. The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda is notable for about 400 or half of the world's population of which endangered subspecies of animals?


  1. Kampala
  2. Idi Amin
  3. 1960s (1962)
  4. A bird (a grey crowned crane)
  5. Lake Victoria
  6. Yoweri Museveni
  7. Kenya and Tanzania
  8. Entebbe
  9. 50 million (around 49.6 million in 2024)
  10. Winston Churchill
  11. Swahili, also known by its local name Kiswahili
  12. Mountain gorillas