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Nyeri: Quiz


Question 1: Wangari Maathai (________ winner, 2004)
Nobel Peace PrizeNobel PrizeUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesNelson Mandela

Question 2: Nyeri is the burial place of Lord ________, a fighter in the Boer War and the founder of the Scouting movement, who once wrote "the nearer to Nyeri the nearer to bliss".
Scouting for BoysRobert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellBrownsea Island Scout campFrederick Russell Burnham

Question 3: Its pubs offer lively entertainment, the farms in and around it offer pristine scenery, and the grave of the scouting Movement's founder, Lord ________ and his paxtu cottage are popular attractions.
Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-PowellBrownsea Island Scout campFrederick Russell BurnhamScouting for Boys

Question 4: The majority of Nyeri residents are black Africans from Kenya's largest ethnic group, the ________.
Mwai KibakiKikuyuMau Mau UprisingJomo Kenyatta

Question 5: Nyeri (officially known as Nyeri Municipality) is a town in ________, and the administrative headquarters of the country's Central Province.

Question 6: [17] It was at Treetops Lodge that Princess Elizabeth (now ________) was advised of the passing of her father while on a honeymoon retreat, and her own ascent to the throne.
Elizabeth II of the United KingdomMonarchy of the United KingdomEdward VIII of the United KingdomBritish Royal Family

Question 7: Most transportation of cargo to and from Nyeri is by road, although the town has a largely underutilized railway station at Kiganjo (about six kilometers out of town towards Nanyuki) on the branchline of the railway from ________ to Nanyuki, and an Airstrip at Mweiga (about 15 Kilometers out of Town towards Nakuru).

Question 8: The most imposing landmark around Nyeri is ________, and starting from about twenty kilometers out of town is the Mount Kenya National Park.
Mount KilimanjaroK2Mount KenyaOjos del Salado

Question 9: [7] The Kikuyu language is therefore widely spoken, along with Kenya's national language, ________ as well as Kenya's official language, English.
English languageZulu languageArabic languageSwahili language

Question 10: Nyeri is served by a reasonably well-maintained tarmac road network connecting it to ________, Nakuru, Nanyuki, Othaya and other surrounding towns.


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