Statistics for Famous South Africans

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  • The average score is 11 of 20

Answer Stats

Who are/were they? Answer % Correct
First post-Apartheid leader of South AfricaNelson Mandela
96%
Cleric, theologian, and human rights activist who won the Nobel Peace PrizeDesmond Tutu
80%
Leader best-known for his non-violent resistance against the colonialistsIndianMohandas Gandhi
80%
Last Apartheid president who helped transform the country into a democracyF. W. de Klerk
76%
Wife of the above (enter her first name)Winnie Mandela
76%
Writer of fantasy works such as The Hobbit or The Lord of the RingsEnglishJ.R.R. Tolkien
76%
This tennis player has won a record 20 Grand SlamsSwissRoger Federer
72%
CEO of Tesla and SpaceX with a hilarious Twitter feedAmerican,
Canadian
Elon Musk
68%
High-paid actress known for The Devil's Advocate or MonsterAmericanCharlize Theron
64%
Former sprinter at the Paralympics who got convicted of murdering has girlfriendOscar Pistorius
60%
Warrior king who united the Zulu tribesShaka Zulu
60%
Comedian and current host of The Daily ShowTrevor Noah
56%
He conducted the first successful human-to-human heart transplantChristiaan Barnard
52%
Ardent believer of British imperalism who wanted a Cape to Cairo RailwayEnglishCecil Rhodes
52%
2nd President of South Africa, also the first to have resignedThabo Mbeki
40%
This golfer won nine major championshipsGary Player
32%
Canadian NBA player named NBA MVP 2005 and 2006CanadianSteve Nash
28%
Former Olympic swimmer who married the Prince of MonacoZimbabwean,
Monégasque
Charlene of Monaco
20%
Victoria's Secret model and one of the top-earning in her fieldCandice Swanepoel
12%
First black captain of the Springboks, he helped win the 2019 Rugby World CupSiya Kolisi
8%

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