You may have heard of the incredible wildlife that South Africa is known for. They have a wealth of different species, from their plains game to their predators. However, there is so much more to this country than just wildlife. In fact, the entire country is filled with breathtaking landscapes and fascinating history.
So, are you ready to take the quiz and find out more about South Africa?
#1. The Great Rift Valley is shrinking all the time.
#2. Minerals are scarce in South Africa.
#3. The majority of South Africans are of European origin.
#4. South Africa was the site of the world's first heart transplant.
The world’s first heart transplant was performed in Cape Town, South Africa on Dec 3, 1967.
#5. Natural forests are few in South Africa.
#6. South Africa has a fairly hot climate.
#7. There are numerous animal preserves in South Africa.
#8. The vast majority of South Africa is a plateau.
#9. South Africa has two official capital cities.
There are three: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein.
#10. South Africa is landlocked.
#11. The Nile is South Africa's most important river.
The Orange River, with an average annual runoff of 11 500 million m3, is the largest among South Africa’s rivers, drains 48% of the total area of the country and provides for 22% of the total South African downflow.
#12. Some parts of South Africa are desert.
#13. South Africa is home to Africa's largest statue.
African Renaissance monument is Africa’s largest statue and is located in Senegal.
#14. Johannesburg, South Africa, is located along a large river.
#15. South Africa entirely surrounds Lesotho.
Each question has a time limit of 30 seconds. The quicker you respond, the greater your score. When you’re finished, attempt to beat your previous best score!