Ghana Country Quiz

Name these facts about the country of Ghana.
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Last updated: May 15, 2020
First submittedOctober 5, 2019
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Capital of Ghana
Accra
Countries that border Ghana
Burkina Faso
Ivory Coast
Togo
Ocean gulf on which Ghana lies
Gulf of Guinea
Official language
English
Colonial name of Ghana
Gold Coast
Major line of longitude on
which Ghana lies
Prime Meridian
Ghanaian diplomat who led the
UN from 1997-2006
Kofi Annan
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Six European nations colonized Ghana.
Which was the first, in 1481?
Portugal
African-American intellectual who
emigrated to Ghana
W.E.B.
Du Bois
"Shocking" river that flows through
the country
Volta River
Ghana is the second-leading producer
of this edible tuber
Yam
... and the second-leading producer
of this highly-desired bean
Cocoa
Ethnic group to which 47.5%
of the population belongs
Akan
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Level 78
May 15, 2020
I am surprised I scored eight - I didn't think I'd do that well. I'm really enjoying this series.
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Level 79
May 16, 2020
I expected to get skunked too - but managed to get all but the last one!
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Level ∞
May 16, 2020
Get ready. Starting July 2nd, we're going to do one country a day for 196 straight days!
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Level 50
May 18, 2020
really? that's a lottttttt
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Level 71
May 16, 2020
It's a really far stretch to say the Portuguese or most of the six countries "colonized" Ghana. They really just stuck to their trade ports and conflict was with other Europeans, not locals. It was the British who fully colonized Ghana.
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Level 64
May 21, 2020
Great quiz. I have no idea why I got Du Bois but failed to get Volta....oh well
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Level 67
May 23, 2020
wow cocoa is hardly guessed correctly, surprising!
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Level 55
Jul 3, 2020
Now you have to add coffin dance to quiz
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Level 59
Jul 3, 2020