[Quiz] Name The Africa Battle


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In today’s quiz, we are focusing on naming some of the battles that were fought centuries back in Africa. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge. Don’t forget to share your results with friends and family. 

  1. 1 In which battle did the Ethiopians defeat the Italians in 1896?

    1. Battle of Adwa
    2. Battle of Isandlwana
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    Battle of Adwa

    The Battle of Adwa was the climactic battle of the First Italo-Ethiopian War. Led by Emperor Menelik II, Ethiopian forces defeated an invading Italian force on Sunday 1 March 1896, near the town of Adwa in Tigray.

  2. 2 In which battle did Major General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeat ?Abd Allah in 1898 and win Sudanese territory?

    1. Battle of Omdurman
    2. Battle of the Nile
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    Wrong!

    Battle of Omdurman it is

    At the Battle of Omdurman (2 September 1898), an army commanded by the British General Sir Herbert Kitchener defeated the army of Abdullah al-Taashi, the successor to the self-proclaimed Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad. Kitchener was seeking revenge for the 1885 death of General Gordon.

  3. 3 In which battle did the Zulu and Boers meet in 1838?

    1. Battle of Shela
    2. Battle of Blood River
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    Wrong!

    Answer is Battle of Blood River

    The Battle of Blood River is the name given for the battle fought between 464 Voortrekkers ("Pioneers"), led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 Zulu on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal.

  4. 4 In which battle did the forces of Usman dan Fodio suffer a defeat in 1804 while warring against the kingdom of Gobir?

    1. Battle of Tsuntua
    2. Battle of Lagos
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    Wrong!

    The correct answer is Battle of Tsuntua

    The Battle of Tsuntua, fought in December 1804, was one of the largest battles of the Fulani War. In 1804, Yunfa of Gobir realized the growing threat that his former teacher, Fulani Islamic reformer Usman dan Fodio, posed to the Hausa city-states.

  5. 5 Which battles took place during the Anglo-Zulu War in 1879?

    1. Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift
    2. Battles of Welwel and Adwa
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    Wrong!

    Battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift it is

    The Battle of Rorke's Drift, also known as the Defence of Rorke's Drift, was an engagement in the Anglo-Zulu War. The successful defense of the mission station of Rorke's Drift, under the command of Lieutenants John Chard of the Royal Engineers and Gonville Bromhead, followed Britain's defeat at the Battle of Isandlwana on 22 January 1879 and continued into the following day.

  6. 6 In which battle was the army of the Portuguese king Sebastian defeated by the forces of Sa?di sultan of Morocco, ?Abd al-Malik, in 1578?

    1. Battle of the Three Kings
    2. Battle of Casablanca
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    Wrong!

    Battle of the Three Kings it is

    Battle of the Three Kings, also called Battle of the Wadi al-Makhāzin, (Aug. 4, 1578), defeat dealt the invading Portuguese armies of King Sebastian by the Saʿdī sultan of Morocco, ʿAbd al-Malik. Sebastian wished to subject Muslim Morocco to Christian rule

  7. 7 Which battle took place in 1899 during the South African War (1899–1902)?

    1. Battle of Modder River
    2. Battle of Blood River
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    Battle of Modder River it is

    The Battle of Modder River (known in Afrikaans as Slag van die Twee Riviere, which translates as "Battle of the two rivers") was an engagement in the Boer War, fought at Muddy River, on 28 November 1899

  8. 8 Which battle saw forces from Portugal and the Kongo Kingdom skirmishing over competing land claims in 1665?

    1. Battle of Mbanza Kongo
    2. Battle of Mbwila
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    Battle of Mbwila it is

    At the Battle of Mbwila (or Battle of Ambuila or Battle of Ulanga) on October 29, 1665, Portuguese forces defeated the forces of the Kingdom of Kongo and decapitated king António I of Kongo, also called Nvita a Nkanga.

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