Somalia: Quiz


Question 1: On December 29, 2008, ________ announced before a united parliament in Baidoa his resignation as President of Somalia.
Abdullahi Yusuf AhmedSiad BarreAbdirashid Ali ShermarkeAdan Mohamed Nuur Madobe

Question 2: Cal Madow is a mountain range in the northeastern part of the country, extending from several kilometers west of the city of ________ to the northwest of Erigavo.

Question 3: In May 1993, most of the United States troops withdrew and UNITAF was replaced by the ________ (UNOSOM II).
United KingdomUnified Task ForceTurkeyUnited Nations Operation in Somalia II

Question 4: The capital of the Ifat was ________, situated in in northern present-day Somalia, from where the Ifat army marched to conquer the ancient Kingdom of Shoa in 1270.

Question 5: After the siege of ________, a massive unprecedented Soviet intervention consisting of 20 thousand Cuban forces and several thousands Soviet experts came to the aid of Ethiopia.
AxumDire DawaAddis AbabaHarar

Question 6:
Which of the following lead to the establishment of Somalia?
from United Kingdom
Termination of special treaty with the United Kingdom
Present Kingdom established
Medieval Kingdom

Question 7:
What time offset in UTC is Somalia in during daylight savings?
-4 UTC

Question 8: Former Prime Minister ________ of the Transitional Federal Government and Sharif Sheikh Ahmed also signed a power sharing deal in Djibouti that was brokered by the United Nations.
Nur Hassan HusseinAli Mohammed GhediSomaliaAbdirashid Ali Shermarke

Question 9: The country was renamed the ________.
SomaliaSomalilandSomali peopleSudan

Question 10: ________ usage in Somalia increased 44,900% from 2000 to 2007, registering the highest growth rate in Africa.
World Wide WebE-mailInternet Relay ChatInternet

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