How Well Do You Really Know the World's Countries?

Artimis Charvet

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About This Quiz

Ugh, geography! It wasn't that fun when we had to learn about rocks and soil, ice and snow or hurricanes and the atmosphere. It was fun, however, when we were challenged to learn about the countries in the world. Were you taught that Australia was an island continent? Is that still true today? Do you know where Djibouti is or on which continent it's located? And can you name at least two countries that are on both the European and Asian continents? You see, geography is fun when you can be challenged, so we're challenging you today to find out how many of the world's countries you actually know. 

Will you pass this test with flying colors by telling us that Russia, which is located in Europe and Asia, covers the most time zones? Will you be able to tell us that Canada has the most lakes and has a red and white flag, the same colors as Japan's (minus the leaf)? Or will you be confused when we ask you about Turkey because you think it's a bird and not a country? 

There's only one way to find out if you'll ace or fail our test and that's by taking it. So go ahead and get started because it's time to test your world countries knowledge! 

What Asian nation has the second highest population of any country in the world?

Which Asian country sports a red flag with a golden star at the center?

What is the capital of Turkey?

What Asian country has Kuala Lumpur as its capital?

What nation regulates climbing on Mt. Everest?

Where is Pyeongchang, the selected host of the 2018 Winter Olympics, located?

The U.S. recognizes Taiwan as an independent nation.

What country has the capital city of Islamabad?

What is the most populated nation in South America?

In what country can you visit Machu Picchu?

What is the smallest nation in South America by population?

Lake Titicaca sits on the border between which two nations?

What two nations are the only landlocked countries in South America?

What country is home to the world's highest waterfall?

Which of the following African nations is not intersected by the Equator?

Other than Liberia, which African nation was not a product of colonialism?

What is the most populated country in Africa?

How many countries are in Africa?

What body of water separates Africa and Europe?

Timbuktu is in Asia.

Which African nation has the most pyramids?

What African country served as a setting for Tatooine in "Star Wars?"

What country is the most densely populated on Earth?

What country borders Monaco?

What country is not part of the Scandinavian Peninsula?

What European country is home to Transylvania?

What country is not part of the United Kingdom?

What is the largest country in the world in terms of land area?

If you exclude Russia, what nation has Europe's largest population?

Andorra is located between which two European nations?

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