Quiz: How well do you know the world's countries?
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How well do you know the world's countries?
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Grab those maps and head to the friendly skies. While you might think your geography skills are up to par, there's a chance that it's localized to your region. Right now, you're going to have to step out of your city, state or country to take a trip around the world. Rather than traveling around the world in 80 days, we're hitting up some of the world's countries in 30 questions. Can you prove how well you know them?

The world is made up of many things. While you have your oceans, much of the attention is largely focused on the seven continents. While Antarctica isn't considered a place that can be used as a long-term habitat, the other six continents are home to the world's 195 countries. How well do you know them? 

Pyeongchang might've been the location of the most recent Olympic Winter Games, but Pyongyang is the capital of which Asian country? To visit the ancient Incan civilization of Machu Picchu, you'd have to travel to which country? The United Kingdom is made up of which nations? Throughout the almost 200 nations in the world, there are thousands, if not millions, of facts floating around about all of them. Do you know the world's countries enough to pass this quiz? Put your geography knowledge to the test!

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Which African nation is home to the Great Pyramid of Giza?
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In what country can you visit Machu Picchu?
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What is the largest country in the world in terms of land area?
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What Asian nation has the second highest population of any country in the world?
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What is the most populated nation in South America?
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Where is Pyeongchang, the selected host city of the 2018 Winter Olympics, located?
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What Asian country has Kuala Lumpur as its capital?
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What nation regulates climbing on Mt. Everest?
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What country is not part of the Scandinavian Peninsula?
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What is the capital of Turkey?
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What two nations are the only landlocked countries in South America?
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What country has the capital city of Islamabad?
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What is the smallest nation in South America by population?
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Lake Titicaca sits on the border between these two nations.
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What country is not part of the United Kingdom?
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What country is home to the world's highest waterfall?
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Other than Liberia, which African nation was not a product of colonialism?
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What is the most populated country in Africa?
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What body of water separates Africa and Europe?
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Timbuktu is in Asia.
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What African country served as a setting for Tatooine in "Star Wars?"
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What country is the most densely populated on Earth?
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What country borders Monaco?
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What European country is home to Transylvania?
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If you exclude Russia, what nation has Europe's largest population?
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Andorra is located between these two European nations:
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Which Asian country sports a red flag with a golden star at the center?
28 of 30
The U.S. recognizes Taiwan as an independent nation.
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Which of the following African nations is not intersected by the Equator?
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How many countries are in Africa?
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