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Hilarious tourist questions about Africa
Funny questions about Africa
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As South Africans (and Africans) travel the world or meet foreigners, there are some crazy questions about Africa that we encounter. Here’s a collection of some funny questions.

Funny tourist questions about Africa - general

  • Are there ATMs in South Africa?
  • Do you have doctors in South Africa?
  • Are there supermarkets in your country?
  • Do you celebrate Christmas in South Africa?
  • Do you have lions in your backyard?
  • Do you have perfume in South Africa?
  • Do you ride around on elephants?
  • Do you speak African?
  • Have you ever had Aids?
  • How did you learn English?
  • How many wives do most husbands have?
  • In South Africa, do you have a slave?
  • In South Africa, do you have access to the internet, phones, cars, roads?
  • Is Kilimanjaro visible from your home?
  • Is milk available all year round?
  • Should I take my own cutlery if I wanted to visit South Africa?
  • What is it like to wear clothes for the first time?
  • Which country in South Africa are you from?
  • Which tribe are you from?
  • So if you are from Africa, why are you white?
  • Are there any African countries with no people?
Unanswerable questions about African - safaris
  • Are there any poisonous foods in the area?
  • Can you tell me what kind of dog a lion is?
  • Are elephants allowed to push the trees over like that?
  • Do warthogs give birth to live babies? Do they hatch from eggs, or do they hatch from sperm?
  • Does zebra meat have a striped texture?
  • How come the cleaners don’t pick up the elephant dung?
  • How many impalas does a buffalo consume in a single day?
  • Is that the same moon that we see back home?
  • Is that an African or an Indian elephant?
  • What should I do if a lion bites me?
  • When (or what time) do they turn off Victoria Falls?
  • When (or what time) should we expect the lions to roar?
  • When does a hippo turn into a rhino?
  • Will I be able to communicate in English wherever I go on safari?
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