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What is the highest peak in Africa?
What african island is the fourth-largest island in the world?
Kingdom of Cush
Which kingdom was the greatest ancient civilization in the interior of Africa?
Land of Cush or Ethiopia
What African nation had a strong Christian influence in New Testament times?
The Cushite servant was led to Christ and took the gospel back to Africa.
Why did the Land of Cush have a strong Christian influence?
He was the first recorded African Christian.
What special fact do we know about the Ethiopian Eunich?
What was Africa's first and greatest Christian Kingdom?
Which king had churches carved out of solid rock?
What section of Africa carried on much trade during the Middle Ages?
North Eastern Coast near Asia
What was a famous center of learning in Africa during the Middle Ages?
The task of exploring Africa was extremely difficult. Many explorers and missionaries lost their lives in their attempts because of intense heat, dense vegetation, and disease.
Why was Africa called the "White Man's Grave"?
Who was the first European explorer of Africa?
What famous Scotsman was one of the first missionaries in South Africa?
Near what desert did Robert Moffat minister to people?
Who was Africa's most famous explorer?
What was the "smoke that thunders"?
The water falls 360 ft into the Zambezi River, making a thunderous noise and huge columns of mist that rise into the air like smoke.
Why was Victoria Falls called "smoke that thunders"?
Who went to find and assist Dr. Livingstone?
the first recorded African Christian
an early leader of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
king who had ten churches carved from solid rock
Athanasius the Great
one of the greatest leaders in church history, he boldly proclaimed that Jesus is God
Greek slave who wrote famous fables
explorer looking for the source of the Nile
explored the Niger River
American reporter who "found" Livingstone and later became a missionary explorer
African chief who ruled his people in righteousness for fifty years
first black bishop of the Church of England
missionary to the African interior; "Queen of the Cannibals"
What is the second largest continent?
Strait of Gilbraltar
What narrow waterway separates Africa from Europe?
What man-made waterway separates Africa from Asia?
What is the fourth largest island in the world?
What is the world's second largest river in water volume?
Which country led the way in exploration and evangelization of Africa?
Called the "Dark Continent"
Kingdom of Cush
the greatest ancient civilization of Africa's interior
Kingdom of Aksum
the first and greatest Christian kingdom of Africa
the city famous as a center of learning in the Mali Empire
the largest desert region in Southern Africa
Africa's first blac republic