NAIJA QUIZ: These HOT Nigerian Questions Will Mess You Up (DARE TO SCORE 10/20)

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This is a very interesting Naija quiz that centers on testing your knowledge about Nigeria at large. If you think you know Nigeria, think again because these quiz questions has the great potential to mess you up BIG TIME!

So, pick your shining armour or knowledge as regards Naija and lets dive right in into answering these simple but tricky and hard questions about different topics as regards Nigeria.

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So, lets get on to work here….


  • Question of

    The national anthem of Nigeria has been “Arise, O Compatriots” since 1978. What was the previous national anthem?

    • Nigeria We Hail Thee
    • Nigeria be great
    • Nigeria we know
  • Question of

    What is the capital of Kwara State?

    • Ilorin
    • Suleja
    • Abeokuta
  • Question of

    Who was the first senate president of the fourth republic?

    • Evan Enwerem
    • Alvan Ikoku
    • Herbet Macauley
  • Question of

    Which early civilisation in what is now central Nigeria was the first in the region to make and use iron tools, and are thought to be the first Sub-Saharan people to make intricate and life-size terracotta statues?

    • Nok
    • Bariba
    • Nupe
  • Question of

    Who among these people has NOT been a Senate President?

    • Arthur Nzeribe
    • Joseph Wayas
    • Adolphus Wabara
  • Question of

    What was General Babangida’s position before becoming president?

    • Chief of Army Staff
    • Lt.Col
    • Sergeant
  • Question of

    Helen Adu was born in Nigeria in 1959 and has had success as a singer/songwriter under which name?

    • Sade
    • Millie
    • Duffy
  • Question of

    Who was the captain of the Super Eagles when Nigeria won the African cup of Nations in Tunisia 1994?

    • Stephen Keshi
    • Jay-jay Okocha
    • Sunday Oliseh
  • Question of

    Who captained the Olympic gold medal winning team of 1996?

    • Nwankwo Kanu
    • Stephen Keshi
    • Jay-jay Okocha
  • Question of

    A crime particularly associated with Nigeria is often referred to as a ‘Section 419’, after the part of the country’s penal code which deals with it. What type of crime is it?

    • Fraud
    • Piracy
    • Drug smuggling
  • Question of

    Who discovered the source of the River Niger?

    • Lander Brothers
    • Mungo Park
    • Chuck Norris
  • Question of

    Nigeria’s largest city and financial centre remains Lagos – the name given to the city by Portuguese settlers. What was the original name of the settlement on which Lagos was built, and by which the city is still known to its majority Yoruba population?

    • Eko
    • Atakpa
    • Nri
  • Question of

    Who was the first civilian Governor of Plateau State?

    • Solomon Lar
    • Solomon Lalung
    • Jonathan Dipang
  • Question of

    The Federal Republic of Nigeria comprises 36 states as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The creation of the states has been one approach taken by government to reduce regional ethnic loyalties. Which of these states has a border with neighbouring Chad?

    • Borno
    • Taraba
    • Yobe
  • Question of

    Who is popularly referred to as “Maradona” in Nigeria?

    • Ibrahim Babangida
    • Jay-jay Okocha
    • Kanu Nwankwo
  • Question of

    Who was the president of “Kalakuta Republic”?

    • Fela Anikulapo-Kuti
    • Femi Kuti
    • Seun Kuti
  • Question of

    Nigeria is a little over twice the size of what US state?

    • California
    • Florida
    • Texas
  • Question of

    Which of these is NOT a bridge across the Lagos Lagoon?

    • Ikeja Bridge
    • Eko Bridge
    • 3rd Mainland Bridge
  • Question of

    Nigeria borders which of the following countries?

    • Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Benin
    • Niger, Benin, and Mali
  • Question of

    Where is Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University?

    • Bauchi
    • Kano
    • Sokoto


Written by Ike Ani

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