Botswana Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Botswana?
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Last updated: June 8, 2020
First submittedAugust 2, 2019
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Capital of Botswana
Gaborone
Official languages
Setswana
English
Countries bordering Botswana
Namibia
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Approximately 22% of adults are positive for this virus
HIV
Botswana has more of these large animals living in the wild than any other country
Elephants
Country from which Botswana gained its independence in 1966
United Kingdom
Currency of Botswana
Pula
About half of Botswana's territory lies in this desert
Kalahari
The Okavango River is interesting in that it has a ____, but does not reach the sea
Delta
What accounts for 62% of Botswana's exports (hint: comes from mines)
Diamonds
Indigenous Khoisan languages are unusual in that they frequently
use these sounds
Clicks
River that flows along Botswana's southern border before emptying into
the Indian Ocean
Limpopo River
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Level 89
Jun 7, 2020
Shouldn't have to type 'river' as part of the last answer.
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Level 79
Jun 7, 2020
x2
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Level 64
Jun 7, 2020
x3
+3
Level 70
Jun 7, 2020
X 4
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Level 83
Jun 8, 2020
x 5.3
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Level 70
Jun 8, 2020
x 6.9
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Level 73
Jun 8, 2020
Fixed!
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Level 54
Jul 5, 2020
Pula means d*ck in Romanian
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Level 71
Aug 1, 2020
So why does it take 25 pulas to buy a Macdonalds?
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Level 67
Aug 5, 2020
It means 'rain' in Setswana.
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Level 51
Nov 15, 2020
It also means “blessing”
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Level 63
Nov 19, 2020
And in Finnish "pula" means shortage
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Level 72
Nov 20, 2020
‘pula’ is how an American would say ‘pull’ in a stereotypical Italian accent - ‘pula my finga’
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Level 50
Nov 20, 2020
Pula means pool in Polish, like prize pool not swimming pool
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Level 82
Aug 4, 2020
typed nambia, got confused why it wasn't accepted...
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Level 55
Sep 18, 2020
I'm in NAMBLA.

Namibia ! I swear I meant Namibia !

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Level 69
Nov 20, 2020
You should be proud if you look like Marlon Brando.
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Level 67
Nov 16, 2020
Clicked "start quiz" and immediately typed "elephants" before even reading the questions
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Level 83
Nov 20, 2020
Wow, I looked up the Zambia-Botswana border and I had no idea it was that small.
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Level 83
Nov 20, 2020
The Top Gear episode in Botswana is probably the best show they ever made. My wife even enjoyed that one. Oliver was awesome. My German grandmother in law had an Opel Cadet that my wife remembers from her childhood.
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Level 78
Nov 20, 2020
Whenever I see Botswana, I always see a clenched hand pressing down with the thumb.
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Level 65
Nov 20, 2020
The great grey-green greasy Limpopo river. Thanks Rudyard Kipling!