|1. What is the
capital city of Togo?
The capital of Togo is Lomé.
2. What percentage of children in Togo go
to primary school for more than five years?
The answer is 70%. Education is considered very important in Togo, and
there are many state schools.
3. What is the standard language
spoken in Togolese schools?
The answer is French. Though French is the official language and
the language used in schools, many people in Togo speak Ewé, Kabye, or
other local languages.
4. What is the harmattan?
The answer is a dry wind from the Sahara desert.
5. Name two of Togo's major
Togo's major exports are phosphates, cocoa, coffee and cotton.
6. What is the name of the famous
wrestling festival which takes place in Kara every year?
The answer is the Evala Wrestling festival.
7. What is fufu made out
The answer is yams. Fufu is made by pounding peeled, cooked yams
to a doughy consistency.
8. Who signed a treaty with Gustav
Nachtigal on July 4-5th 1884?
The answer is Chief Mlapa III.
9. What is a lithophone?
The answer is a traditional percussion instrument made out of stones.
10. Name three Togolese drums?
Agbadja, Ageche, Aziboloe, Kple, Amedjeame, Akpesse, Grekon, Blekete and Adomdom
are all names of drums from Togo.