Senegal Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Senegal?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: June 26, 2020
First submittedJanuary 25, 2020
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Clue
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Capital city
Dakar
The above is the _____most city on the Afro-Eurasian mainland
Western
Bordering countries
Gambia
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Mali
Mauritania
National animal
Lion
Longest river
Senegal
Type of animal that killed 25 fisherman over a ten-year period on that river
Hippopotamus
Semi-arid zone south of the Sahara that includes much of Senegal
Sahel
Official language
French
Senegalese footballer who led the Premier League in goals scored
playing with Liverpool in 2018–19
Sadio Mané
The island of Gorée was supposedly a center of the Transatlantic _____ trade
Slave
Largest ethnic group hint: starts with W
Wolof
Colonial capital of Senegal hint: it shares its name with a city in Missouri
Saint-Louis
Legume, inaccurately called a nut, that accounts for 3% of exports
Peanuts
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Level 86
May 20, 2020
Continue to enjoy every one of these country quizzes. Thanks much for all your effort in creating them.
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Level 70
May 21, 2020
Excellent series. I can't believe that the footballer is the lowest answer though!
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Level 78
May 21, 2020
Salah
Ohh, Mané, Mané
And Bobby Firmino
But we sold Coutinho!
(to the tune of "Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies)
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Level 43
Sep 9, 2020
Wolof is, now
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Level 68
May 21, 2020
I love those river questions when they are so obvious!
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Level 65
Jul 8, 2020
I've done so many of these country quizzes now, and I still forget to try the name of the country!
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Level 81
May 21, 2020
I could kick myself when I don't try the obvious answer!
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Level 67
May 28, 2020
yup.. totally forgot didn't think about Senegal, and thought, well it probably won't be a lion and I don't have time to try everything else so let's move on..
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Level 48
Sep 12, 2020
I even tried 'Gambia' first smh
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Level 74
May 24, 2020
Great series! Surprised that Yassou N'Dour, Senegal's internationally known singer, doesn't appear here.
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Level 69
Sep 9, 2020
poet-to-president: Leopold Senghor
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Level 33
Jun 26, 2020
Brilliant quiz!
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Level 59
Jul 22, 2020
First thing to do: type the name of the country. It is very often an answer to one of the other questions.
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Level 76
Sep 9, 2020
Good thing for that "W" hint! Helped me narrow down dozens of African ethnic groups I've never heard of.
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Level 80
Sep 9, 2020
a hint is a hint...
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Level 59
Sep 9, 2020
Typed in Mane before even seeing the clue, because I JUST KNEW that there would be a football question (so either him, Koulibaly, or Gueye.
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Level 80
Sep 9, 2020
Are we allowed to have a quiz about a country in the southern Sahara that doesn't refer to the Sahel? :)
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Level 65
Sep 9, 2020
And I get more annoyed every time when I think "Gah...it's that word again. What is it...." and come up empty.
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Level 58
Sep 9, 2020
I finally remembered it.
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Level 48
Sep 12, 2020
Nobody knows much about these countries so I think they put that in as a filler question that people can get. Kind of a shame I agree, but understandable. Understandable shame.