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PostSubject: What do you know?   Fri May 18, 2007 11:07 am

Lets see how well you do.... Smile I dont know so dont ask me the answers hee hee

Some sample questions from this category:
* In 1652, the Dutch East India Company set up a station in Cape Town to provision passing ships. What was the name of this station?
* In 1657, Europeans began to settle in the arable regions surrounding Cape Town. What were their major productions?
* Which group brought Islam to South Africa in the 1700's?
* In 1795, the British occupied the Cape and controlled the sea route to the East. They lost the Cape to the Dutch during the Napoleonic wars. When did the British retake the Cape?
* In 1819, a Dr. John Philip arrived in South Africa. Who was he?
* When did the slaves in South Africa regain their freedom?
* Chief Maqoma was an important war leader in the mid-1800's. Which tribe was he leading?
* Which were the 2 republics occupied by the Boers in the 1840's?
* When were the first alluvial diamonds discovered in South Africa?
* Who was the Prime Minister of Cape Colony from 1890 to 1896?
* Who was the last South African president under the apartheid regime?
* The South African government funded 2 major civil wars in Southern Africa during the Cold {War;} where did those 2 conflicts take place?
* Where is the South African Parliament located?
* What guerrilla group opposed the South African occupation of Namibia for years?
* What Mozambican president was killed when the South African government 'supposedly' shot his plane down in the Swaziland/Mozambique Border?
* Which of the following was not one of the policies of the apartheid regime?
* An easy one: When did Namibia become independent?
* From what prison was Nelson Mandela released in 1990?
* In what year did the British take control of the Cape Colony?


Enjoy!!! if you can.... lol!
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PostSubject: Re: What do you know?   Thu May 31, 2007 12:00 pm

Yor man, this is mos difficult and I didn't do history at school hee hee cyclops
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