Which of these countries did not use a currency called a “dinar” as of 2017?

Croatia
🙂 That’s right — a “dinar” is used is several countries, and was formerly used in several others. Croatia switched away in 1994 to the “kuna” instead.
Serbia
Oops — try again!
Macedonia
Nope, give it another shot!
Iraq
Guess again!
Algeria
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Which country’s flag is shown below?

Flag

Iceland
🙂 Correct! It looks similar to Norway’s flag, but with the red and blue reversed.
Norway
Close — try again! The red and blue are reversed.
Denmark
Nope, give it another shot!
Sweden
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Finland
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What US city is shown in the picture?

United States city view

New York
🙂 You got it! The tall building is the One World Trade Center.
Boston
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Chicago
Nope, give it another shot!
Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
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Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is a huge desert-based sandstone monolith located in which country?

Australia
🙂 Yes, it’s in the heart of the Northern Territory.
Saudi Arabia
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Canada
Nope, give it another shot!
Morocco
Guess again!
Egypt
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Which country’s flag is shown below?

Flag

China
🙂 Correct!
Japan
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Malaysia
Nope, give it another shot!
Vietnam
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Thailand
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The Republic of Zaire was the name for which country between 1971 and 1997?

Democratic Republic of the Congo
🙂 Great!
Cameroon
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Central African Republic
Nope, give it another shot!
Rwanda
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Uganda
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What Russian Black Sea city hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics? (Answers are in Cyrillic script)

Сочи
🙂 Correct! Sochi hosted the Winter Olympics in 2014.
Анапа
Oops — try again! (Anapa)
Москва
Nope, give it another shot! (Moscow)
Саратов
Guess again! (Saratov)
Самара
Sorry, want to pick another? (Samara)

The largest house in the United States is located in Asheville, NC. What is its name?

Largest house in the United States
Largest house in the United States
Biltmore Estate
🙂 That’s correct! Biltmore Estate is the largest house in the US.
Oheka Castle
Oops — try again!
Whitemarsh Hall
Nope, give it another shot!
Arden House
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Cornelius Vanderbilt II House
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Which of the following is an autonomous region on the south coast of China that was a Portuguese territory until 1999?

Macau
🙂 That’s right!
Hong Kong
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Taiwan
Nope, give it another shot!
Hainan
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Shanghai
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Victoria Falls is a waterfall on the Zambezi River at the border of Zambia and which other country?

Zimbabwe
🙂 You’re right!
Zaire
Oops — try again!
Botswana
Nope, give it another shot!
Swaziland
Guess again!
Tanzania
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In which US city are the sea lions in this video located?

San Francisco, California
🙂 Yep, a fairly easy one. These sea lions live at Pier 39.
Los Angeles, California
Oops — try again!
San Diego, California
Nope, give it another shot!
Santa Barbara, California
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Seattle, Washington
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Tasmania is an island off the south coast of which country?

Australia
🙂 Perfect!
Italy
Oops — try again!
France
Nope, give it another shot!
Greece
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Ireland
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The Nobel Banquet is held annually in City Hall (Stadshuset) in which city?

Stadshuset (City Hall)
Stadshuset (City Hall)
Stockholm
🙂 Correct! The Nobel Banquet is held December 10 every year in the Blue Hall of Stockholm’s City Hall. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually in Oslo Norway.
Oslo
No, but the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo.
London
Nope, give it another shot!
Helsinki
Guess again!
Copenhagen
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“Hyde Park Corner” is an underground train stop in which city?

London
🙂 You got it!
New York
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Singapore
Nope, give it another shot!
Toronto
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Melbourne
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Queen Isabella of which country sponsored Christopher Columbus’s expedition to reach the Indies?

Spain
🙂 Well done!
Italy
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Portugal
Nope, give it another shot!
France
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Morocco
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Josip Tito was president of what former Communist nation?

Yugoslavia
🙂 Yes!
Czechoslovakia
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Soviet Union
Nope, give it another shot!
Bulgaria
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Romania
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Greenland is a territory of which country?

Denmark
🙂 Correct!
Iceland
Oops — try again!
Canada
Nope, give it another shot!
Norway
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Russia
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As of 2017, what was the most populous city in North America?

Mexico City
🙂 Correct!
Los Angeles
Oops — try again!
New York
Nope, give it another shot!
Chicago
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São Paulo
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Which continent is second in size to Asia?

Africa
🙂 You got it!
North America
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Australia
Nope, give it another shot!
Antarctica
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Europe
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A portion of the United States’ Yellowstone National Park is located in which of the following states?

Yellowstone
Yellowstone
Wyoming
🙂 Smart!
Utah
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Colorado
Nope, give it another shot!
California
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South Dakota
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St. John is the second-most populous city in which Canadian province?

New Brunswick
🙂 You’re right, eh!
Nova Scotia
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Newfoundland and Labrador
Nope, give it another shot!
Newfoundland
Guess again!
Ontario
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Lesotho is a land-locked kingdom encircled by which country?

South Africa
🙂 Nice — this was a tough one!
Botswana
Oops — try again!
Kenya
Nope, give it another shot!
Zimbabwe
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Angola
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Which one of the following US states borders North Carolina?

North Carolina (Asheville's Biltmore Estate)
North Carolina (Asheville’s Biltmore Estate)
Georgia
🙂 Yes!
Kentucky
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Maryland
Nope, give it another shot!
West Virginia
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Alabama
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Lake Titicaca is partially included in which one of the following countries?

Peru
🙂 Well done!
Chile
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Ecuador
Nope, give it another shot!
Brazil
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Paraguay
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Which of the following is not a Canadian province?

Nunavut
🙂 That’s right! Nunavut is one of the three Canadian territories (along with Northwest Territories and Yukon).
Manitoba
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Saskatchewan
Nope, give it another shot!
Quebec
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Alberta
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