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Welcome to our Country Quiz - 35 questions all about countries!

Quiz I

  1. Which Southeast Asian country is now called Myanmar?
  2. What is the offical language of Austria?
  3. Which country's capital and most populous city is Minsk?
  4. As of March 2018, which is the world's newest country? (Hint: Its capital and largest city is Juba)
  5. The Ross Dependency is claimed by which country?

  6. In which country is Auschwitz?
  7. The contemporary use of the word 'jean' comes from the French word for which European city (where the first denim trousers were made)?
  8. In which country is the port of Frey Bentos?
  9. Astana is the capital of which landlocked country?
  10. Tarsus, the scene of the first meeting between Mark Antony and Cleopatra, and the birthplace of Paul the Apostle, is in which modern day country?
  11. Angkor, that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, is in which Asian country?
  12. Chernobyl is in which country?
  13. What name links an African country with the oldest university in the world and the fez-wearing sidekick of Secret Squirrel?
  14. Inhabited by man since at least 4,000 BC, Plovdiv is the second largest city in which country?
  15. The remains of the city of Babylon are in which modern day country?


  1. Burma
  2. German
  3. Belarus
  4. South Sudan
  5. New Zealand (it's a region of Antarctica)
  6. Poland
  7. Genoa, Italy (although the name 'denim' derives from the French city of Nimes)
  8. Uruguay
  9. Kazakhstan
  10. Turkey
  11. Cambodia
  12. Ukraine
  13. Morocco (sidekick is Morocco Mole)
  14. Bulgaria
  15. Iraq

Countries Trivia II

  1. Which is the largest country in Africa?
  2. In which country were 23.6% of the population foreign born in 2004?
  3. Which republic consists of 26 cantons?
  4. Which country has the highest murder rate?
  5. Name South America's only two landlocked countries?
  6. Which country has the fourth highest population in the world?
  7. Which is the second-largest country in the Arab world?
  8. Name the largest landlocked country in the world?
  9. What is the populatiion of Poland: (a)29 million, (b)39 million, or (c)49 million?
  10. Four countries have a larger English speaking population than the United Kingdom; can you name them?
  11. Mongolia is separated from which country by only 22 miles?
  12. Which landlocked country in Eastern Europe is bordered by Romania and Ukraine?
  13. Panama has land borders with two countries, can you name both?
  14. Which country has the second largest Spanish speaking population in the world?
  15. What is the population of Iran: (a) 38 million, (b) 58 million, or (c)78 million?
  16. Debrecen, Miskolc and Pecs are cities in which European country?
  17. Which landlocked country lies to the north of Cambodia?
  18. Swaziland is landlocked between which two countries?
  19. Which country has 90% of its wildlife found nowhere else on Earth?
  20. Which country has the highest population in Africa?


  1. Algeria
  2. Australia
  3. Switzerland
  4. Honduras
  5. Bolivia and Paraguay
  6. Indonesia
  7. Saudi Arabia (after Algeria)
  8. Kazakhstan
  9. 39 million
  10. United States, India, Pakistan, and Nigeria
  11. Kazakhstan
  12. Moldova
  13. Costa Rica and Colombia
  14. Colombia

  15. 78 million
  16. Hungary
  17. Laos
  18. South Africa and Mozambique
  19. Madagascar
  20. Nigeria