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South Africa How much do you know about South Africa? Take this quiz and find out! 1) In what year was South Africa settled? 1652 1650 1654 1798 2) The discovery of what items lead to South Africa becoming more industrialized? rubies and diamonds gold and silver silver diamonds and gold 3) Which months are considered summertime in South Africa? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) October June March May February August July October 4) Which colour is not in the South African flag? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) yellow orange red blue 5) Who was the first black President of South Africa? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) Desmond Nelson F.W. de Jan Smuts Tutu Mandela Klerk 6) Which African animal is the largest living land mammal? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) rhinoceros elephant buffalo crocodile 7) Which party won the election using the term ‘apartheid? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) National Democratic Republic Party Party Party 8) How should one greet woman from South Africa? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) Nod and wait for the woman to Bow Smile extend her hand for hand shake 2004 9) The African penguin is also known by what name? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) Adélie Macaroni Jackass Blue 10) How many official languages are recognized by the South African government? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) 1 5 11 16 11) What mountain range is located along South Africas south-eastern coast? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) Tibesti Atlas Simien Drakensberg 12) What inspired the shape of the 94,000-seat Soccer City stadium in Johannesburg? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) lions paw The ocean traditional diamond African pot 13) When was the World Cup hosted by South Africa? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) 2006 2010 2002 2009 14) South Africas west coast is home to the worlds largest mainland colony of what animal? 89 square miles (490 square kilometres) Cape fur Flamingo Magellanic Lemur seal penguin 15) Which of the following is true of South Africas Kruger National Park? No elephants live there No It was Africas first game reserve It borders four countries All of above Sample of Afrikaans Afrikaans, like English, eliminated the gender distinction of nouns and uses only DIE as the definite article. Afrikaans does not conjugate verbs, except for two verbs: WEES (to be), and Hê (to have). There is only present, past and future tense form. goeje dag, hoe gaan dit? goodday, how are you? South Africa Weather and Average Temperatures What the weather like in South Africa? South Africa summers (November to March) are generally warm with average temperatures around 77 Fahrenheit (25 C). Winters (June to August) can get quite cold especially at night with temperatures averaging around 50 Fahrenheit (10 C). In the Western Cape area most of the rainfall comes in the winters whereas in the north (Johannesburg and Kruger Park) and east (Durban) rainfall is heaviest in the summer months (causing some fantastic thunderstorms). Durban has an almost tropical climate and enjoys warm days even in winter. South African flag Fauna and flora Largest mammal on land is the male African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) standing on average 3-3.7 (9-12 ft) high at the shoulder and weighing 4-7 tonnes. The largest specimen ever recorded was shot in Mucusso, Angola, on November 7, 1974. Lying on its side, this elephant measured 4.16 (13 ft 8 in) in projected line from the highest point of the shoulder to the base of the forefoot, indicating standing height of about 3.96 (13 ft). Its weight was worked out to be 12.24 tonnes. Vocabulary exercise largest living land mammal election range hosted eliminate gender distinction Fahrenheit average specimen to get rid of; remove sample geographic region C (F 32) 5/9 (von Fahrenheit nach Celsius F C 1,8 32 (von Celsius nach Fahrenheit) an intermediate level or degree medium, not the highest, not the smallest when political parties vote the condition of being female or male any of various warm-blooded vertebrate animals of the class Mammalia, including humans, characterized by covering of hair on the skin and, in the female, milk-producing mammary glands for nourishing the young