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African Physical Geography

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Highest mountains
Longest rivers
Largest deserts
Semi-arid zone along the
southern edge of desert #1
Cape near Cape Town
Strait between Africa and Europe
Largest island
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6,000 km long valley
Mountain range of Morocco,
Algeria, and Tunisia
Canal connecting the Mediterranean
and Red Seas
Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti
Horn of Africa
Biggest lakes (area)
Region of Kenya and Tanzania;
Site of a wildebeest migration
Term for a grassy ecosystem such
as the above
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level 64
Mar 2, 2015
Trans-Sahelian Belt should be an alternate answer to 'Sahel'.
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level 41
Mar 2, 2015
Sahelian comes from Sahel....
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level 67
Aug 8, 2016
Technically, it probably should be as it fits the clue, but why are you typing that before trying Sahel, from which that term derives?
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level 72
Mar 2, 2015
Quizmaster should make it tougher by asking for the southern tip, and official dividing point between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans - Cape Agulhas.
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level 41
Mar 2, 2015
I think you mean Atlantic and Indian Ocean... The Pacific is faaaaar away from Africa
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level 72
Mar 2, 2015
I think you're right! Brain cramp!
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level 26
Mar 2, 2015
For largest lakes, Lake Nyassa/Lake Niassa should be counted as it is the historic name for Lake Malawi
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level 41
Mar 2, 2015
I agree with this!
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level 32
Mar 2, 2015
Same here!
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Jan 28, 2017
Okay
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level 12
Aug 12, 2017
I don't! You wouldn't accept Ceylon for a modern day question about Sri Lanka. Think you should change it back Quiz master
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level 63
Aug 13, 2017
Don't treat the Quizmaster as some sort of Ying-yang.
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level 32
Mar 2, 2015
I tried Kongo instead of Congo so I missed that one even though I knew it. Shouldn't that be accepted? It's practically the same word.
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level 56
May 14, 2016
How about Kanada instead of Canada? See how that works? You just don't mispell a country's name and expect it to be accepted as an alternative.
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level 67
Oct 6, 2016
or Kannada?
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level 47
Aug 13, 2017
Thee Youknighted Steights ov Umerrikker?
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level 70
Oct 16, 2017
You misspelled "uv".
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level 51
Mar 2, 2015
There are many synonyms for "savannah", including veldt, grassland, plain, steppe, flatland, and such (Wikipedia). That last question seems just a bit broad, but it may just be me.
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level 48
Mar 13, 2015
The typical one used for Africa is the savannah though.
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level 63
Jul 19, 2016
Agreed its definitely not "steppe"
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level 67
Aug 14, 2017
The description might be broad, but in quiz you'd always look for a more specific answer if available. Steppe/veld/prairie is something different (no trees), grassland and plain are way too general.
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level 52
Mar 6, 2015
Great quiz as is!
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level 60
Jul 22, 2015
"Site of a wildebeest migration" I read that as "site of a wild beast migration". After a little research I found that wildebeest is an animal which I call gnu. I guessed the right answer anyway.
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level 21
Dec 4, 2015
Loved it!
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level 49
Jun 15, 2016
Very well done quiz. Loved it!
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level 50
Mar 19, 2017
Couldn't figure out how to spell Tanganyika ):
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level 72
Aug 12, 2017
I missed serengeti because I spelled it serengetti. I guess I was thinking of spaghetti. That might make an interesting fusion dish, though - African-style spaghetti called serenghetti.
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level 59
Aug 12, 2017
I've only ever seen Serengeti used in reference to Tanzania. In Kenya, it's known as the Maasai Mara (with the Mara being the river that is the gift to all those nature shows - and to crocodiles - during the wildebeest migration).
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level 23
Aug 12, 2017
Cool Quiz - cud you do one for Europe and other continents?
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level 67
Aug 14, 2017
Use the search field and you'll find them
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