Can You Identify The Country From Three Images?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

The number of countries that are on planet earth is a topic of great discussion, but whether it's 195, 194 or 193, there are a lot! While you won't need to know nearly half as much as those, you do need to know 40 of them. But which 40? We're testing your geography skills today in a quiz that will ask you to identify a country based on three images of famous places in it.

We'll give you some easy options, like the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and the Washington Monument for the United States, but do you know about the Ait Benhaddou, Erg Chebbi Funes and Djemaa El-Fna in Morocco, or the Belvedere Palace, The Melk Abbey and Hallstatt of Austria? If you have no idea what these places look like, you might be in trouble. But then again, luck could be on your side and you may ace this test. 

Whether you pass because of your knowledge or because of sheer dumb luck, you should still try this quiz. At the very least, you'll learn some new things about the planet we all call home. So let's get started and see if you have what it takes to be a geography major. 

One of the best known states in the USA is New York; it remains a popular destination among tourists. It is home to the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge.

A popular stop on European tours, France is perhaps most famous for its Eiffel Tower. Other well-known landmarks found in this country are The Louvre and Palace of Versailles.

The largest country on planet Earth, Russia is known for its beautiful architecture which is unlike any other. This architecture is showcased in the Kremlin, Hermitage and St. Basil's Cathedral.

Famous for its city of Santorini, Greece has several other beautiful landmarks, which include the Blue Dome church, Ancient Olympia, and the Acropolis of Athens.

Egypt is known as the country of pyramids and lies to the north of Africa. Here one can find the Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza and Luxor Temple.

Situated to the north of Germany and ranked as one of the happiest countries in which to live, Denmark has a few popular landmarks. Its most famous is The Little Mermaid. The popular Lego House and Frederiksborg Castle are also found here.

Best-known for its city, Amsterdam, The Netherlands is home to the Hogue Velue, Keukenhof Gardens, and Kinderdjiik windmills.

A country rich in culture, China is world-famous for its Great Wall. However, this is not the country's only landmark. The Forbidden City and Jin Mao/SWFC buildings are also found there.

The largest country found on the continent of Asia, India is famous for its Taj Mahal, Konak Sun Temple and Golden Temple of Amritsar.

One of the last-known settlements of the Incas, Peru has many historical sites and landmarks which include Machu Picchu, Cuzco City, and the Amazon Rainforest.

Home of the Queen and some of the world's top universities, England is a popular tourist destination. Among its many landmarks are Big Ben, Tower Bridge, and Stonehenge.

One of the world's richest countries, the UAE has become very popular. Its Palm Islands, Dubai Fountain, and Burj al Arab hotel are some of the country's iconic landmarks.

With so many famous cities, the landmarks in Italy are endless. Three of the best-known landmarks include the Leaning Tower of Pisa, The Colosseum, and the Trevi Fountain.

Named after a tree found in abundance along its coast, Brazil is officially named "Land of the Holy Cross." Reflective of this is its iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. Other popular landmarks include Iguazu Falls and Teatro Amazonas.

A desert country occupying most of the Arabian peninsula, Saudi Arabia is best known for being rich in oil. It is the home of Mecca, Masak Citadel and Station of Ibrahim.

Known as "the land of poets and thinkers," Germany is a country strong in culture and diversity. An astounding place to visit, it is the home of the Berlin Wall, Neuchwanstein and the Brandenburg Gate.

The bearer of the Spanish language to the world, the Kingdom of Spain, as it is officially known, is home to the famous Madrid Palace, Parc Guell, and Sagrada Familia.

One of the most popular Asian countries and home to the largest car manufacturer in the world, Japan, is extremely rich in culture. In addition to its cars, Japan is known for being the home of Mount Fuji, Tokyo Tower, and the Great Buddha.

Despite its social unrest, Turkey remains a popular destination among travelers. As the home of Saint Nicholas, a few of its must-visits are the Blue Mosque, Ephesus, and Agia Sophia.

One of the least-known European countries, Romania is the origin of Dracula. As such, Dracula's Castle (Bran Castle) is a popular landmark. Other landmarks include The Sphinx and Palace of Parliament.

Part French and part Dutch, the beautiful country of Belgium is not only famous for its waffles and chocolate. The Atomium, Waterloo and Manneken Pis are found here.

Situated just north of the United States of America, the friendly country of Canada is the home of Niagara Falls, CN tower, and the Inukshuk landmark.

The land down under, Australia has a larger population of kangaroos than it does people. A few of its landmarks are the iconic Sydney Opera House, Uluru in the Northern Territory, and the Twelve Apostles.

Ireland has some of the most breathtaking landmarks which include St.Patrick's Cathedral, Cliffs of Moher and Newgrange. Ireland is also a great place to visit if you have a fear of snakes. The country is naturally snake free due to its isolation from any other mainland.

The only modern Jewish nation, Israel is called "The Holy Land" as a result of its biblical history. There are many popular religious sites in Israel. They include Al Aska Mosque, the Wailing Wall and the Mount of Olives.

California is known for being the home of celebrities in the United States of America. Its iconic landmarks are the Hollywood sign, Hollywood Walk of Fame and Golden Gate Bridge.

The tropical island of St.Lucia has been a gem throughout history. Named the "Helen of the West Indies," it is home to the world-famous drive-in volcano, the Sulphur Springs, the iconic Pitons and the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.

Situated to the north of Africa, Morocco is one of the world's largest producers of sardines. This hot and desert-like country features Erg Chebbi dune, Jemaa el-Fnaa, and Ait Benhaddou.

A country founded by the Vikings, Iceland is covered in ice, glaciers, and geysers. Some of the country's natural wonders are the famous Blue Lagoon, Stokkur, and Kerid.

Located just south of the United States of America, Mexico has a culture influenced by pre-Hispanic civilization and Spanish colonization. The evidence of this can be seen in the many ruins found in the country. Some of these are the Teotihuacan Pyramids, Chichen Itza, and Taxco.

One of thirteen countries to declare neutrality, Austria, home of Mozart, is a picturesque and unique country. It is home of the famous Hallstatt town, Belvedere Palace, and Melk Abbey.

Perhaps best known for being home of the notorious drug cartel led by Pablo Escobar, Colombia is the second-most diverse country in the world. Some of the country's must-see wonders are the Botero Plaza, The Lost City, and Zipaquira Salt Cathedral.

Also known as the Land of the Morning Calm, South Korea relies on its export-driven economy. Some of its landmarks include the Haeinsa temple, Popchusa temple, and Mount Sorak.

With a name derived from the Latin word meaning silver, Argentina was believed to have excessive amounts of the metal. However, instead of silver, the country has natural wonders such as the Valley of the Moon, Mount Fitzroy and Iguazu Falls.

Seemingly an open-air museum due to its several ancient ruins, Jordan has had influences on the world's biggest religions. The Dead Sea, Qasr Amra, and Jerash can be found here.

Home of the current president of the United States, Washington D.C. is known for its political ambiance. The world-famous White House sits here, along with the Pentagon and Capitol Hill.

An amazing country which spans across three different climatic regions, Chile is the longest country in the world. Its most famous landmarks include El Tatio, Hand of the Desert and Easter Island.

Thailand was the only Southeast Asian country to have never been colonized by Europeans. The famous White Temple, Temple of Dawn and James Bond Island are found here.

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