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  1. Belarus is bordered by Russia, Ukraine and which three other countries?
  2. Name its capital and largest city?
  3. Before its independence in 1991, Belarus was formerly known by what name?
  4. Which Belarusian politician became president in July 1994?

  5. Successfully reintroduced into the wild and the largest land animals in Europe, name Belarus's national animal?
  6. What is the name of the main street in the capital of Belarus?
  7. The national flag consists of a white-and-red ornament pattern at the hoist end and rectangles of which two colours?
  8. In the 1970s who won four gold medals and two silver medals at the Summer Olympic Games?
  9. Is Belarus landlocked?
  10. What is the approximate population of Belarus: 10 million, 20 million, or 30 million?
  11. Belarus's main exports includes heavy machinery, especially what?
  12. Name the Belarusian political activist who stood for election as the main opposition candidate in 2020 after her husband's arrest?
  13. What is the main ingredient of the traditional dish of Belarusian draniki?
  14. Can you name the second-largest city?


  1. Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia
  2. Minsk
  3. Belorussia or White Russia
  4. Alexander Lukashenko
  5. European bison, commonly called the wisen
  6. Independence Avenue
  7. Red and green
  8. Olga Korbut (a former gymnast nicknamed the "Sparrow from Minsk")
  9. Yes. It is landlocked.
  10. 10 million
  11. Tractors
  12. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
  13. Potato (potato pancakes)
  14. Gomel or Homiel