The Galápagos Islands are part of which country?

Ecuador
You’re right! The Galápagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands, and famously, their endemic species were studied by Darwin.
Colombia
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Perú
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Venezuela
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Bolivia
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Which former Yugoslav city hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics?

Sarajevo
You’re right! Sarajevo is located in present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina, and hosted the Winter Olympics in 1984.
Zagreb
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Belgrade
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Skopje
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Ljubljana
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Can you tell what language is shown?

language

Finnish
🙂 You’re correct!
German
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Irish
No…
Serbian
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Greek
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What is the “mouvement des gilets jaunes”?

The yellow vests movement
You’re right. The yellow vests movement began in France in 2018, pushing for economic justice.
The Occupy movement
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The Spanish Indignados movement
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The Tea Party movement
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The Five Star movement
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February 2019 marked 40 years since which momentous event?

The Iranian Revolution
You’re right. In the Iranian Revolution, the royal reign collapsed on February 11, 1979 (the Shah had already left a month earlier).
The Fall of Saigon
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Hostages released in Iran
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The Tennis Court Oath was a key event, precipitating what war?

The French Revolution
You’re right. In the Tennis Court Oath, the Third Estate, who called themselves the National Assembly, vowed “not to separate, and to reassemble wherever circumstances require, until the constitution of the kingdom is established.”
The American Revolution
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World War I
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The US Civil War
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The Spanish Civil War
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What are the famous geoglyphs located on a southern Peruvian desert plateau named?

Nazca Lines
🙂 You’re correct! The Nazca Lines were etched between 500 BCE and 500 CE.
Lima Lines
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Huaca Pucllana
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Machu Picchu
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Cordillera Blanca
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In which country have some of Pablo Escobar’s hippos escaped?

Venezuela
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Mexico
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Ecuador
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Brazil
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As of 2017, which of these was not in the top ten list of countries with the highest income per capita?

Canada
🙂 You’re correct! Canada was ranked 16th that year in gross national income per capita.
Switzerland
Oops — try again! Switzerland was number 1.
Norway
No, Norway was number 2.
Qatar
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Iceland
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Denmark
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Luxembourg
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Can you determine which language is shown below?

German
🙂 You’re correct!
Spanish
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Norwegian
No…
Dutch
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Russian
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Which language is this?

Text2

Swedish
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German
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Danish
No…
Dutch
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Finnish
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Which language is shown?

Text1

Chinese (Simplified)
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Japanese
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Vietnamese
No…
Korean
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Russian
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Can you figure out which language is heard in the audio?

Swedish
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Mandarin
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Russian
No…
Portuguese
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German
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What language is being spoken in this audio clip?

Spanish
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French
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Italian
No…
Portuguese
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German
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Can you tell what this language is?

French
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Spanish
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Finnish
No…
Italian
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Romanian
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Which of the following languages is heard in this audio?

Russian
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Swedish
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Finnish
No…
Bulgarian
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Spanish
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What language is spoken in this audio clip?

German
🙂 You’re right!
Swedish
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Danish
No…getting close…
Chinese
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Russian
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Alibaba and Tencent are (as of 2018) giant tech companies based in which country?

China
🙂 You’re right! Chinese companies’ share of the largest tech companies in the world continues to grow.
United Kingdom
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Syria
Nope, you may be thinking of the book One Thousand and One Nights.
Japan
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Korea
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Which European city is the historical capital of Bohemia?

Prague
🙂 You’re right! Prague is now the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic (Czechia).
Vienna
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Salzburg
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Dresden
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Krakow
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Israel captured the West Bank from which country in the Six-Day War in 1967?

Syria
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Egypt
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Lebanon
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Saudi Arabia
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Which country had the smallest population when its football team competed in the World Cup final?

Croatia
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Argentina
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Iceland
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Hungary
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Which country’s football team won the World Cup in 1934, 1938, 1982, and 2006?

Italy
🙂 You’re right! Here’s a history of World Cup championships.
Germany
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Brazil
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France
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Uruguay
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What is the capital city of Australia?

Canberra
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Sydney
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Melbourne
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Perth
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Brisbane
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Yiddish, when written, uses characters from which language?

Hebrew
🙂 You’re right! Yiddish is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.
Greek
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Latin
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Persian
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Sanskrit
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In what year did the USSR dissolve?

1989
Too early! Though the Berlin Wall did fall that year.
1992
No… Try again! Too late…
2001
incorrect
1999
Nope