Try your hand with my travel quiz. I’ll post the answers next week. Sorry there’s no prize for correct answers but I hope you get a warm and smug feeling if you get most of them right. Good luck!
In which capital city will you find Salvador Allende, Friedrich Engels, Ho Chi Minh and Che Guevara?
Which animals are thought to be able to smell landmines?
a) Ant eater
Until recently, which capital city only had one working escalator?
What is Kimbundu?
a) A type of food
b) A language
c) A small rodent
Where would you celebrate the Martyrs of Colonial Repression Day?
b) North Korea
What is the modern name for Nova Lisboa?
a) Huambo (Angola)
b) Maputo (Mozambique)
c) Goa (India)
Where did Kuduru (hard ass) music originate?
b) South Africa
Where can you find the endangered Great Sable Antelope?
c) London Zoo
What does an upturned can or bottle on a stick signify in some countries?
A) Cafe ahead
B) Potential minefield
C) Dividing line between farms
Where would you find Candongueiros, Kupapatas and Machimbombos?
A) Most African game parks
B) A Mongolian food market
C) On the streets of most Angola towns
What are catatos?
a) Caterpillars served fried with garlic and served with rice
b) A type of crayfish unique to the Nile river
c) Henna tattoos applied before marriage in Mali
The strange Welwitschia mirabilis plant is unique to which countries?
a) Ethiopia and Eritrea
b) Angola and Nambia
c) Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan