Tanzania is bringing the internet to Mount Kilimanjaro

Q: Tanzania is installing high-speed internet on Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing adventurers climbing Africa’s highest peak to share their ascents with family, friends and Instagram followers in real time. Where is the east African nation of Tanzania?

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Q: Some in Tanzania welcome the move as a boost to the tourism industry, but others criticize the government for not doing more to extend service to the 78% of its impoverished people who have no internet. Which of Tanzania’s neighbors ranks as the poorest nation in the world?

A. Burundi

B. Kenya

C. Rwanda

D. Uganda

Q: Tourists pay anywhere from $1,000 to $7,000 to climb Kilimanjaro, a fortune in a country where 68% of the people get by on less than $1.25 a day. Kilimanjaro was still a growing volcano when the first members of the human family appeared in the region, about how long ago?

A. 4 million years

B. 2 million years

C. 400,000 years

D. 200,000 years

Q: Three of Africa’s Great Lakes are partly within Tanzania, including Lake Victoria, the second-largest fresh water lake in the world. What is the largest fresh water lake by area?

A. Huron

B. Michigan

C. Superior

D. Tanganyika

Q: Most of Tanzania was known as Tanganyika before it merged with what other country?

A. Malawi

B. Mozambique

C. Zambia

D. Zanzibar

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