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African Proverbs Quiz 1

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1. If your only tool is a hammer, you will see every problem as a nail.

Gambian
a. You achieve all your goals in life.
b. Your limited education makes you close minded.
c. You fight with hammer, if you can’t have your way.
d. You think like a Carpenter.

2. He is like a drum which makes a lot of noise but is hollow inside.
a. A show off with no skills
b. Likes to intimidate people
c. A person with no feelings
d. A sad person

3. Do not forget what it is to be a sailor because of being a captain yourself.

Tanzanian
a. Stay humble with high position
b. When captain think back to sailor days
c. Always want to lead
d. Study sailor books when you make captain

4. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
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5. Do not let what you cannot do tear from your hands what you can.

Ashanti
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6. The poorest person in the world is not the one without money but one without vision.

Ghanaian
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7. A wise man who knows proverbs, reconciles difficulties.

Ashanti
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8. A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
a. Water & Fools like going anywhere somebody points them.
b. They don’t have control of themselves.
c. They helpless.
d. All

9. I cannot hear what you what you say for the thunder of what you are.

Zulu
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10. A stubborn person sails in a clay boat.

Haya
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