Which European city is the historical capital of Bohemia?

Prague
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Prague is now the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic (Czechia).
Vienna
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Salzburg
Nope, give it another shot!
Dresden
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Krakow
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What is the capital city of Australia?

Canberra
πŸ™‚ You’re right!
Sydney
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Melbourne
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Perth
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Brisbane
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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

What is the capital of the country of Latvia?

Riga
πŸ™‚ Correct!
Tallinn
Oops!
Vilnius
No… Try again!
Warsaw
incorrect
Helsinki
Nope

Which country’s submission won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest?

Israel
πŸ™‚ Correct! The winning song was “Toy” by Netta.
Austria
Oops!
Sweden
No… They’ve won enough times. πŸ˜‰
Cyprus
Not this year.
Hungary
Nope, but they did have the sole heavy metal song in the finals!

What is Estonia’s capital and largest city?

Tallinn
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Tallinn is situated on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.
Riga
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Vilnius
Nope, give it another shot!
Warsaw
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Minsk
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In which country is the city of Mandalay located?

Myanmar (Burma)
πŸ™‚ Right!
Vietnam
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Malaysia
Nope, give it another shot!
Laos
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Bangladesh
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Which country forms part of the Horn of Africa and juts out into the Arabian Sea?

Somalia
πŸ™‚ Right! Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia are the countries that form the Horn of Africa, with Somalia being the eastern-most.
Kenya
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Yemen
Nope, give it another shot!
Ethiopia
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Oman
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Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world, is located in which Asian country?

Cambodia
πŸ™‚ Correct! Angkor WatΒ was constructed as a Hindu temple.
Malaysia
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Vietnam
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India
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Thailand
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How many US states border Canada?

13
πŸ™‚ That’s correct! The 13 US states that border Canada (including on Lake Erie) are: Maine, New Hampshire,Β Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania,Β Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Alaska
10
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9
Nope, give it another shot!
12
Guess again!
15
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What is the name for the Finno-Ugric people who live in large parts of Norway and Sweden, northern parts of Finland, and the Murmansk Oblast of Russia?

Finland

Sami people
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Sami people have historically been called “Lapps” or “Laplanders” in English, but the name “Sami” is preferred.
Finnic people
Oops — try again! Finnic peoples
Rus’ people
Nope, give it another shot! Rus’ people
Suomi
Guess again! “Suomi” refers to Finland or the Finnish language.
Danes
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In which South American country is Machu Picchu located?

Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
Peru
πŸ™‚ You’re right!
Bolivia
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Columbia
Nope, give it another shot!
Brazil
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Argentina
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Euro bank notes added the word “Π•Π’Π Πž” (in Cyrillic characters) due to which country joining the European Union in 2007?

EURO (EBPO) notes
EURO (EBPO) notes
Bulgaria
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Bulgaria was the first EU member state with a language whose character set uses Cyrillic, so “EBPO” is now printed on Euro bills. The word “EURO” is also printed in Latin and Greek characters.
Slovakia
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Romania
Nope, give it another shot!
Slovenia
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Estonia
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Islamabad is the capital city of which Asian country?

Pakistan
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Interestingly, while Islamabad is the capital, it is not one of the top five largest cities in Pakistan (as of 2018).
India
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Afghanistan
Nope, give it another shot!
Tajikistan
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Turkmenistan
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Which European Union member state has intentionally avoided the obligation to adopt the euro by not meeting the associated monetary and budgetary requirements? (The United Kingdom and Denmark negotiated exemptions)

Euro bills
Euro bills
Sweden
πŸ™‚ Du har rΓ€tt (you’re right)! Sweden continues to use the krona (crown) as its currency instead of the euro.
Switzerland
Switzerland is not an EU member (as of 2018).
Norway
Norway is not an EU member state (as of 2018).
Turkey
Turkey is not an EU member state (as of 2018).
Iceland
Iceland is not an EU member state (as of 2018).

Which Asian city is shown in this picture?

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge and skyline
Tokyo
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Rainbow Bridge crosses Tokyo Bay, shown here.
Beijing
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Seoul
Nope, give it another shot!
Singapore
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Shanghai
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What is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia?

Germany
πŸ™‚ That’s correct — it’s Russia, then Germany. France, the United Kingdom, and Italy (3rd, 4th, and 5th as of 2015) have similarly-sized populations.
France
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United Kingdom
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Italy
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Spain
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Which European city is shown in this picture?

Oktoberfest

Munich
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Shown is the Oktoberfest, a folk festival held annually in Munich.
Stockholm
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Frankfurt
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Hamburg
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Copenhagen
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Which country is bordered by Egypt and the Gaza Strip to the southwest?

Israel
πŸ™‚ Yes, that right. Israel also shares borders with Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon.
Jordan
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Syria
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Lebanon
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Saudi Arabia
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What small European country is bordered by France, Belgium, and Germany?

Luxembourg
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Fun fact: Luxembourg is the seat of the European Court of Justice.
Liechtenstein
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Andorra
Nope, give it another shot!
Malta
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San Marino
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What is the largest country by area in Africa?

Algeria
πŸ™‚ Correct. Algeria is the largestΒ at 2,381,741 km2 (919,595 sq mi), followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Libya, and Chad.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Sudan
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Libya
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Chad
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This famous mausoleum is found in which country?

Taj Mahal

India
πŸ™‚ You’re right! This is the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. It was commissioned in 1632 by a Mughal emperor.
Pakistan
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Saudi Arabia
Nope, give it another shot!
Turkey
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Iran
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Can you guess which European capital is shown here?

Nyhavn

Copenhagen
πŸ™‚ You got it! This is Nyhavn, a waterfront entertainment district in Copenhagen.
Stockholm
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Oslo
Nope, give it another shot!
Helsinki
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London
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In which Arabian Peninsula city can you find the Burj Khalifa building?

Burj Kalifa
Burj Kalifa
Dubai
πŸ™‚ Correct! The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, UAE.
Muscat
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Abu Dhabi
Nope, give it another shot!
Doha
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Riyadh
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What is the most populous country in Africa?

Nigeria
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Nigeria had almost twice as many people as second-place Ethiopia as of 2015.
Ethiopia
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Egypt
Nope, give it another shot!
South Africa
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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