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- The capital of Kazakhstan was renamed Nur-Sultan after its former president in 2019, what was it formerly called?
- Is the population of Kazakhstan roughly: (a) 18 million, (b) 38 million, or (c) 58 million?
- On 12 April 1961, who became the first human to travel into space after Vostok 1 was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhastan?
- The name "Kazakh" comes from the ancient Turkic word qaz, which means to do what?
- Which sportsman was born on 25 March 1976 in what's now called Semey, a city in eastern Kazakhstan?
- Name the world's largest inland body of water which forms Kazakhstan’s border for 1,450 miles?
- Archaeologists believe that humans first domesticated the horse on the region's vast grassland plains. In physical geography what do we call such plains?
- What are the two official languages of Kazakhstan?
- One of the country's biggest tourist attractions is the former home of writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, it displays notes from his most famous work - can you name this book?
- Kazakhstan was the birthplace of which 2006 fictional character? Kazakh officials were unsurprisingly displeased with this.
- Kazakhstan borders five countries – Russia, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan are three, can you name the other two?
- In 2009 Kazakhstan became the world's leading producer of which important silvery-grey metal?
- Ekibastuz in Kazakhstan has the tallest ever what? It is 420 metres tall and was built in 1987.
- Kazakhstan declared independence on 16 December 1991, thus becoming the world's largest landlocked country. Which country was previously the largest?
- Astana (note: Almaty is Kazakhstan's largest city)
- (a) 19 million
- Yuri Gagarin
- To wander (to be nomadic)
- Wladimir Klitschko
- Caspian Sea
- Kazakh and Russian
- Crime and Punishment
- Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen's fictional character)
- China and Uzbekistan
- Chimney (it's the tallest ever built!)
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