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Posted by on Oct 7, 2008 in This Happened To Me |

Three Capitals

One day I participated in a geography quiz in which one of the questions asked was, What is the capital of South Africa?
I wrote the answer as Addis Ababa. When we received our answer sheets, I got a big cross near my answer. When I looked at my friend’s paper, I saw the correct answer: Pretoria.

Then I saw another student’s answer that he too had got correct: that answer was Capetown. Another paper I saw had the correct answer as Petersberg.

I was confused as to which one was correct. I went to the teacher to clarify my doubt. The teacher told me that South Africa had three capitals. We all had a good laugh.