What Do You Know About This African Country (Benin)?

Benin, a French-speaking West African nation, is a birthplace of the vodun (or “voodoo”) religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom from circa 1600–1900. In Abomey, Dahomey’s former capital, the Historical Museum occupies two royal palaces with bas-reliefs recounting the kingdom’s past and a throne mounted on human skulls. To the north, Pendjari National Park offers safaris with elephants, hippos and lions.

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  • Question of

    Since 1975 the country has been called Benin. What was Benin called before that?

    • Upper Volta
    • Dahomey
    • Rhodesia
    • Zaire
  • Question of

    The capital of Benin is?

    • Parakou
    • Ouidah
    • Porto Novo
    • Cotonou
  • Question of

    Which of these four cities is the most northerly town in Benin?

    • Malanville
    • Natitingou
    • Kandi
    • Parakou
  • Question of

    Which countries are located west and east of Benin?

    • Burkina Faso and Mali
    • Togo and Nigeria
    • Algeria and Tunisia
    • Ghana and Niger
  • Question of

    How long is the coastline of Benin?

    • 321 km
    • 221 km
    • 121 km
    • 21 km
  • Question of

    How many natural harbors can you find in Benin?

    • One
    • Three
    • Two
    • None, there are no natural harbors in Benin
  • Question of

    In what town is the Benin Government situated?

    • Porto Novo
    • Cotonou
    • Abomey
    • Malanville
  • Question of

    This country gained its independence in 1960 from what European country?

    • France
    • Portugal
    • United Kingdom
    • Spain


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