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

By: Isadora Teich

How Many Countries Can You Match to the Correct Time Zone?
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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?
HKT
Hong Kong observes Hong Kong Time (HKT) all year round with no Daylight Savings Time. They are 8 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
CEST
EAST
BRT

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Which of these time zones is within the United States?
PST
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.
BRT
WGST
IST

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__________ is a time zone of Australia.
KRAT
NZST
AEST
Australian Eastern Standard (EAST) is observed on the Eastern part of Australia in winter. It is 10 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
PKT

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Which of these time zones is within Mexico?
HAST
KRAT
CST
CST, or Central Standard Time, is used in Mexico. It is one of 3 time zones within the country.
EET

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________ is a time zone in Canada.
GMT
CEST
TJT
EST
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?
CST
Costa Rica's time zone is abbreviated CST, for Costa Rica Time. Its time zone is UTC-6.
WGST
SAST
PST

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__________ is the time zone of New Zealand.
NZST
New Zealand uses the time zone NZST or New Zealand Standard Time. The country observes Daylight Savings Time, or NZDT.
MSK
AFT
SRET

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What is the time zone of Germany?
MST
CEST
The time zone of Germany is CEST or Central European Standard Time. A number of other European countries are within this time zone.
AWST
GMT

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Which of these time zones is observed in Peru?
PET
PET is the abbreviation for Peru Time. This time zone, observed in Peru, is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
EEST
SAMT
PST

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What is a time zone of the United Kingdom?
EASST
JST
EST
GMT
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?
IST
India Standard Time (IST) is used throughout India. It is 5:30 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
HKT
ART
WEST

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________ is observed in Iceland.
NZST
CST
JST
GMT
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?
IRST
GST
VET
BRT
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?
EEST
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).
CST
WAT
HOVT

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Thailand observes which time zone?
JST
ICT
Thailand observes Indochina Time (ICT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +7 hours.
EST
NZST

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Which is a time zone of Saudi Arabia?
EST
AST
Saudi Arabia observes Arabian Standard Time (AST) all year. They do not observe daylight savings time.
TAHT
NZDT

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Which of these time zones are observed in Russia?
MSK
KRAT
ANAT
All of the above
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?
GMT
EST
WEST
Morocco observes Daylight Savings Time. From March to October their time zone is Western European Summer Time (WEST).
JST

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Which of these time zones is observed in Mongolia?
HOVT
In Mongolia Hovd Time (HOVT) is observed. So is Ulaanbaatar Time (ULAT).
BST
JST
EST

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

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Which time zone is observed in Ethiopia?
EST
JST
EAT
Ethiopia observes Eastern Africa Time (EAT). There is no Daylight Savings Time and their UTC/GMT offset is +3 hours.
GMT

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Which time zone is observed in Greenland?
WGST
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.
CST
BRT
BST

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__________ is observed in Pakistan.
EASST
MSK
PKT
Pakistan observes Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +5 hours.
WEST

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Which of these is a time zone of Papua New Guinea?
CST
GMT
JST
PGT
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:
CST
WAT
Nigeria observes West Africa Time (WAT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +1 hour.
PKT
ICT

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Which of these is a time zone of Italy?
MKT
GMT
PKT
CEST
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?
CST
PHT
The Philippines used Philippine Time (PHT) throughout the year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +8 hours.
JST
EST

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Kazakhstan observes which time zone?
ALMT
This country observes Alma-Ata Time (ALMT) all year long in the east. Western Kazakhstan observes Oral Time (ORAT).
CST
GMT
JST

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Which of these time zones is observed in Egypt?
VLAT
GST
CDT
EET
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?
CEST
WIB
Some Indonesian states observe Western Indonesian Time (WIB) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +7 hours.
WGST
EST

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What is the time zone of Seychelles?
SCT
Seychelles observes Seychelles Time (SCT) all year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +4 hours.
GST
PDT
AEST

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What is the time zone of South Korea?
KST
South Korea observes Korea Standard Time (KST) throughout the year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +9 hours.
CEST
GMT
IST

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

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What time zone is observed in the Netherlands?
CEST
The Netherlands observes Central European Summer Time (CEST) from March to October every year. Its UTC/GMT offset is +2 hours.
JST
AST
EST

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What time zone is observed in Puerto Rico?
GMT
AST
Puerto Rico, the US territory, observes Atlantic Standard Time (AST) all year. The UTC/GMT offset is -4 hours.
CEST
NZST

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