Rhodesia Quiz

Answer these questions about the short lived nation of Rhodesia
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Last updated: December 31, 2019
First submittedDecember 31, 2019
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Who was the first Prime Minister of Rhodesia?
Ian Smith
What declaration made Rhodesia independent?
Unilateral Declaration of Independence
What empire did Rhodesia declare independence from?
United Kingdom
What was the colony name for Rhodesia?
Southern Rhodesia
What year was Rhodesia independent?
What month and day?
November 11
What was the capital of Rhodesia?
National Anthem
Rise, O Voices of Rhodesia
What animal is on the coat of arms?
Famous tourist spot on the Northern Border with Zambia
Victoria Falls
"We'll keep them north of the _______, til that river's running dry"
Who sang the above song?
Clem Tholet
Name one of the Portuguese colonies gave hidden aid to Rhodesia
Angola / Mozambique
Who was the Prime Minister of Portugal that supported this aid?
Antonio Salazar
Name the slightly more peaceful rebel group that fought for majority rule
And who founded this group?
Joshua Nkomo
Name the more violent rebel group that fought for majority rule
Who was the leader of this group?
Robert Mugabe
What war did Rhodesia fight against these two rebel groups?
Rhodesian Bush War
Most famous scout unit
Selous Scouts
What agreement ended the war in 1979?
Lancaster House Agreement
Country Who Supplied Rhodesia With Belgian FN FALS
South Africa
Name of the Rhodesian police force
British South Africa Police
What is Smith's book named?
The Great Betrayal / Bitter Harvest
Famous dog from Rhodesia
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Person for who Rhodesia is named after (first and last name)
Cecil Rhodes
Name one country besides South Africa or Portugal that violated UN sanctions on Rhodesia
USA / Israel / Iran / Malawi
Unrecognized state that succeeded Rhodesia for six months in 1979
Zimbabwe Rhodesia
Prime Minister of the above state
Abel Muzorewa
The Capital's name changed to this in 1982
Level 20
Feb 11, 2021
The antelopes on Rhodesia's coat of arms aren't kudus, they're sable antelopes.