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Shake Djibouti

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Shake Djibouti game quiz
"Shake, shake, shake Djibouti. This quiz is all about the small African country of Djibouti."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. There is a triangle on the flag of Djibouti. Two of the triangle's sides are equal in length, while the other is a bit longer. What kind of triangle appears on the Djibouti flag?
    Isosceles
    Right
    Scalene
    Equilateral


2. The star on the Djibouti flag represents the five locations in which Somalis live. It is also red in color. What does the red represent?
    Earth
    Unity
    Sea
    Peace


3. Djibouti is located in the Horn of Africa, which is the eastern part of the continent. There are a total of four countries in the Horn. Which of these is NOT one of them?
    Eritrea
    Ethiopia
    Mali
    Somalia


4. Djibouti came under French rule until 1977, when it gained its independence. Because of Djibouti's cultural influences, what is its currency?
    Rand
    Lira
    Franc
    Shilling


5. Knowing that Djibouti is in northeastern Africa, you should know what its climate is like. Which of these best describes Djibouti?
    Cold and dry
    Cold and wet
    Tropical climate
    Hot and dry


6. The highest point of Djibouti is Mousa Ali. Where is this located? Hint: It is the "tri-point" of Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Djibouti.
    Dead center of Djibouti
    On a little island in Lac Assal
    Southern tip
    Northwest


7. Lac Assal is the lowest point in Djibouti. It is 508 feet below sea level. Why is it so low?
    Because it isn't really a lake
    Because it was created by a crater
    Because it's a giant sinkhole
    Because it is a cave accessible only from a collapsed mine shaft


8. Which of these gulfs borders Djibouti?
    Gulf of Mexico
    Gulf of Aden
    Persian Gulf
    Gulf of Gabes


9. What is the name of the mountain range found in Djibouti?
    Goda Mountains
    Andes Mountains
    Himalayan Mountains
    Ural Mountains


10. One of my favorite Scrabble words is actually a very common plant found in many countries, including Djibouti. However, the name of the plant sounds like it belongs exclusively in another country on the Arabian peninsula. It is also called Miraa. What is the plant?
    Bah
    UAE
    Yem
    Qat


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Compiled Oct 15 12