How Many Countries Can You Match to the Correct Time Zone?

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By: Isadora Teich

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Time can be tricky, and it gets even trickier when you go international. Can you match these countries to their correct time zone? Find out with this HowStuffWorks quiz!

Which time zone is observed in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong observes Hong Kong Time (HKT) all year round with no Daylight Savings Time. They are 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Which of these time zones is within the United States?

PST, or Pacific Standard Time, is a time zone that can be found on the westernmost part of the US. It is also known as UTC-7.

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__________ is a time zone of Australia.

Australian Eastern Standard (EAST) is observed on the Eastern part of Australia in winter. It is 10 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Which of these time zones is within Mexico?

CST, or Central Standard Time, is used in Mexico. It is one of 3 time zones within the country.

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________ is a time zone in Canada.

Eastern Standard Time is the time zone of most of eastern Canada. It's used in the cities of Toronto and Quebec.

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Which of these time zones is observed in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica's time zone is abbreviated CST, for Costa Rica Time. Its time zone is UTC-6.

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__________ is the time zone of New Zealand.

New Zealand uses the time zone NZST or New Zealand Standard Time. The country observes Daylight Savings Time, or NZDT.

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What is the time zone of Germany?

The time zone of Germany is CEST or Central European Standard Time. A number of other European countries are within this time zone.

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Which of these time zones is observed in Peru?

PET is the abbreviation for Peru Time. This time zone, observed in Peru, is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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What is a time zone of the United Kingdom?

The UK observes GMT, or the Greenwich Mean Time Zone during most of the year. However, the country observes daylight savings time from March to October. During those months the time zone is British Summer Time (BST).

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Which of these time zones is observed in India?

India Standard Time (IST) is used throughout India. It is 5:30 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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________ is observed in Iceland.

Iceland observes Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). It has no Daylight Savings Time or UTC/GMT offset.

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Which of these time zones are observed in Brazil?

BRT is Brasilia Standard Time. It is UTC-3. Amazon Time (AMT), which is UTC-4, is also observed in Brazil.

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Which is a time zone of Ukraine?

Eastern European Summer TIme (EEST) is observed by Ukraine. It is a Daylight Savings Time time zone that is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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Thailand observes which time zone?

Thailand observes Indochina Time (ICT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +7 hours.

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Which is a time zone of Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia observes Arabian Standard Time (AST) all year. They do not observe daylight savings time.

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Which of these time zones are observed in Russia?

Russia is vast and observes more different time zones than any other country on earth. These include Moscow Standard Time (MSK), Krasnoyarsk Time (KRAT), and Anadyr Time (ANAT).

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What is the time zone of Morocco?

Morocco observes Daylight Savings Time. From March to October their time zone is Western European Summer Time (WEST).

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Which of these time zones is observed in Mongolia?

In Mongolia Hovd Time (HOVT) is observed. So is Ulaanbaatar Time (ULAT).

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_______ is observed in Japan.

Japanese Standard Time (JST) is observed in Japan. There is no Daylight Savings Time in Japan and its UTC/GMT offset is +9 hours.

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Which time zone is observed in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia observes Eastern Africa Time (EAT). There is no Daylight Savings Time and their UTC/GMT offset is +3 hours.

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Which time zone is observed in Greenland?

Most of Greenland observes Western Greenland Summer Time (WGST) from March to October. During this portion of the year, its UTC/GMT offset is -2 hours.

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__________ is observed in Pakistan.

Pakistan observes Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +5 hours.

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Which of these is a time zone of Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea observes Papua New Guinea Time (PGT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +10 hours.

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The time zone of Nigeria is:

Nigeria observes West Africa Time (WAT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +1 hour.

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Which of these is a time zone of Italy?

Italy observes Central European Summer Time (CEST) from March to October. Its UTC/GMT offset is +2 hours.

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Which of these is a time zone of the Philippines?

The Philippines used Philippine Time (PHT) throughout the year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +8 hours.

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Kazakhstan observes which time zone?

This country observes Alma-Ata Time (ALMT) all year long in the east. Western Kazakhstan observes Oral Time (ORAT).

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Which of these time zones is observed in Egypt?

Egypt observes Eastern European Time (EET) all year. Their UTC/GMT offset is +2 hours.

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Which of these is a time zone of Indonesia?

Some Indonesian states observe Western Indonesian Time (WIB) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +7 hours.

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What is the time zone of Seychelles?

Seychelles observes Seychelles Time (SCT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +4 hours.

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What is the time zone of South Korea?

South Korea observes Korea Standard Time (KST) throughout the year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +9 hours.

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______ is observed in South Africa.

South Africa Standard Time (SAST) is observed in South Africa. Daylight Savings Time is not observed and their UTC/GMT offset is +2 hours.

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What time zone is observed in the Netherlands?

The Netherlands observes Central European Summer Time (CEST) from March to October every year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +2 hours.

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What time zone is observed in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico, the US territory, observes Atlantic Standard Time (AST) all year. The UTC/GMT offset is -4 hours.

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