| Saturday, November 05, 2005
| AFRICAN QUIZ.... REST YOURSELF ON AFRICA'S STARRING ROLES IN FILM AND FICTION
|1.) In the Tarzan books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, where was the jungle the King of the Apes called home?
2.) In Roots , the book on TV miniseriies by Alex Haley, where is Kunta Kinte from?
3.) What river did Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn navigate in the movie, The African Queen?
4.) The Hotel Rwanda, featured in a 2004 film of the ame name is in waht city?
5.) Where does Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness take place?
6.) What is the setting for V.S. Naipaul's novel A Bend in the River?
7.) The film Black Hawk Down tells the story of a 1993 helicopter crash in what East African city?
8.) Karen Blixen who wrote under the name Isak Dinesen, had a farm in Africa. Where was it?
9.)The film When We Were Kings chronicles a 1974 boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman that took place where?
10.) Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe's 1958 novel, depicts traditional village life of what West African people?
11.) Ernest Hemingway's snows of Kilimanjaro fall in what country?
12.) In the 1980 movie The Gods Must Be Crazy, where does the Coke bottle fall?
13.) In what city does a man search fopr his missing son in Alan Paton's novel, Cry the Beloved Country?
14.) Where were Elspeth Huxley's flame tree of Thika?
15.) What country's struggle for independence is a theme of Barbara Kingsolver's novel The Poisonwood Bible?
16.) Where does Sigourney Weaver (As Dian Fossey) find gorrilas in the mist>
17.) In her book West With The Night where does Beryl Markham fly?
** Answeres: 1. WEST AFRICA 2. JUFFEREREE, GAMBIA 3.THE ULONGA-BORA RIVER OF THE GERMAN EAST AFRICA 4. KIGALI, RWANDA 5. ALONG THE CONGO RIVER
6. AN UNIDENTIFIED COUNTRY THAT CLOSELY RESEMBLES MOBUT SESE ZEKE'S ZAIRE 7. MOGADISHI, SOMALIA 8. OUTSIDE OF NAIROBI RIVER 9. ZAIRE 10.THE IBO OF NIGERIA 11.TANZANIA 12.THE KALAHARI DESERT 13. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA 14.KENYA 15. BELGIAN CONGO 16.KENYA
(Source: GEOGRAPHICA/ NATGEOMAG)
|posted by infraternam meam @ 10:35 PM