Burkina Faso Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Burkina Faso?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: July 8, 2020
First submittedMay 26, 2019
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Capital of Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
Bordering countries
Benin
Ghana
Ivory Coast
Mali
Niger
Togo
Former name of Burkina Faso (hint: a "shocking" river)
Upper Volta
European country that colonized Burkina Faso, 1896–1960
France
Metal that comprises 47% of exports
Gold
Fiber that comprises 31% of exports
Cotton
Most-spoken native language (hint: starts with M)
Mossi
Educational statistic that has increased from 9% to 41% in the last 40 years
Literacy Rate
Semi-arid region below the Sahara in which northern Burkina Faso lies
Sahel
Revolutionary known as the "African" Che Guevara
Thomas Sankara
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Level 63
Jun 1, 2020
My first instinct for the metal export was uranium just because that's a big thing in Mali next door.
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Level 64
Jun 2, 2020
I was really happy that you added Sankara. Thanks for a great quiz.
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Level 60
Jul 29, 2020
Sankara really was great. The only thing he did wrong was being way too nice to his enemies.
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Level 38
Jun 26, 2020
I actually got 11/15, I thought I would do horible at this quiz
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Level 64
Jul 8, 2020
In Burkina Faso Mossi would normally refer to the ethnicity while the language is referred to as Moré.
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Level 65
Jul 15, 2020
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English the language is either spelt More or Mooré.