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  Do the Congo, Part Deux!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We had so much fun on our trip to the Republic of the Congo that we've returned to Africa to visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo (yes, it is a separate country). This time, the Revenge of the Llamas' world-traveling Exit10 will be our tour guide.
Easier, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Feb 23 13
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  DR Congo aka Congo-Kinshasa   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Not to be confused with its smaller neighboring country of the Republic of the Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo), formerly known as Zaire, is a giant African nation that is known for its rich natural resources.
Easier, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Apr 29 20
Matthew_07 gold member
Apr 29 20
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  Dashing DRC    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you think you know how much you need to know about the DRC, the Democratic Republic of Congo? Well... take this quiz to find out!
Tough, 10 Qns, LustyCat, Apr 28 20
Apr 28 20
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Democratic Republic of the Congo Trivia Questions

1. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, or simply DR Congo, is a giant nation that is located in Central Africa. Just how big is DR Congo? Choose the correct statement regarding the area occupied by the country.

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DR Congo aka Congo-Kinshasa

Answer: It is the second largest African country, after Algeria.

Occupying an area of 2.35 million square kilometers, DR Congo is Africa's second largest country, after Algeria. However, DR Congo is the largest country in the Sub-Saharan region - an area that refers to all African nations that are located south of the Sahara desert. DR Congo is the 11th largest nation in the world, after Russia, Canada, China, USA, Brazil, Australia, India, Argentina, Kazakhstan, and Algeria.

2. What is the fourth largest city in the DRC, located on the Lulua River?

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Answer: Kananga

Kananga is the capital of the Kasai-Central Province and is located northwest of Mbuji Mayi. The Lulua River is a tributary of the Kasai River. It is located in the Congo Basin, which is located in ten countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the DRC, the Republic of the Congo (ROTC), Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zambia.

3. What is the highest point of the DRC, located in the Rwenzori Mountains?

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Answer: Mount Stanley

Mount Stanley is located on the border of Uganda and the DRC, and is also the highest point of both countries. Its highest peak is Margherita Peak, which is 16,763 feet tall. It's also known as Mount Ngaliema.

4. What plateau is located in its namesake province and is the source of the Lufira River?

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Answer: Katanga Plateau

The Katanga Plateau is located in the Katanga Province. The area is rich in copper and uranium deposits. The former capital of the region was Lubumbashi. The Katanga Plateau is also known by the name of Shaba. The Lufira River is a tributary of the Lualaba River which rises just south of the city of Likasi.

5. What island is located in Lake Kivu and is the second largest inland island in Africa?

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Answer: Idjwi

Idjwi is located in Lake Kivu in the Sud-Kivu Province. The highest point on the island is Nyamusisi. Lake Kivu lies on the border of DRC and Rwanda. The lake empties into the Ruzizi River, which empties into Lake Tanganyika.

6. During the Idi Amin era, what lake was temporarily named Lake Idi Amin? This lake is also the smallest of the African Great Lakes.

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Answer: Lake Edward

Lake Edward is situated on the DRC-Uganda border. It is located on the Albertine Rift, which is also located just south of the Equator. Margherita Peak is the highest point of this mountain.

7. What are the colors of the DRC flag?

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Answer: Red, Yellow, and Sky Blue

The colors of the DRC flag are very deeply symbolic. The color yellow represents the wealth of the nation, while the color red represents the blood of the country's martyrs. The star stands for the country's bright future.

8. What national park is located near the city of Goma and is Africa's oldest national park?

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Answer: Virunga National Park

Virunga NP is located on the Albertine Rift in the eastern part of the DRC. Nyamuragira and Mount Nyiragongo are volcanoes in the park. It is also located in the countries of Uganda and Rwanda.

9. Created by cartoonist Hergé, "Tintin in the Congo" was first published in a newspaper in 1930. The story follows the adventure of Tintin, a reporter, and his dog, Snowy, in present-day Congo. What name was DR Congo known by in the comics?

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Answer: Belgian Congo

DR Congo was known as Belgian Congo from 1908 until the nation's independence in 1960. Hergé, or his real name, Georges Prosper Remi (107-1983), was a Belgium cartoonist, known for creating "The Adventures of Tintin" series. "Tintin in the Congo" ("Tintin au Congo" in French) is the second volume of the series. DR Congo's neighboring country, the Republic of the Congo, was formerly known as French Congo, when it was colonized by French in 1882. Portuguese Congo was the former name of the Cabinda Province, located in Angola.

10. The city of Kindu is located in the Maniema Province southeast of what national park, which is also located within the middle basin of its namesake river?

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Answer: Lomami National Park

Lomami National Park is located within the middle basin of the Lomami River, which empties into the Congo River. It is located in the provinces of Tshopo and Maniema, with Tshopo's capital being Kisangani and Maniema's capital being Kindu.

11. What city is near the mouth of the Congo River, located in the Kongo Central Province?

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Answer: Moanda

Moanda or Muanda is a town located on the Atlantic Ocean. It is situated just south of the Angolan exclave of Cabinda. The town is known for its beaches but only has a few limited tourist facilities.

12. The DRC is slightly larger than what Russian federal subject? This is the largest krai in the Russian Federation.

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Answer: Krasnoyarsk Krai

The area of DRC is about 905,400 mi² while the area of Krasnoyarsk Krai is 903,400 sq mi².

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