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
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Macedonia
Nope, give it another shot!
Iraq
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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San Diego, California
Nope, give it another shot!
Santa Barbara, California
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Seattle, Washington
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Greenland is a territory of which country?

Denmark
🙂 Correct!
Iceland
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Canada
Nope, give it another shot!
Norway
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Russia
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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
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Newfoundland
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Ontario
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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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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
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Quebec
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Alberta
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What is the capital of the US state of California?

Sacramento
🙂 Well done!
San Francisco
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Los Angeles
Nope, give it another shot!
Salinas
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Santa Barbara
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What Canadian territory lies east of the US state of Alaska?

Alaska
Alaska
Yukon
🙂 Well done!
British Columbia
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Alberta
Nope, give it another shot!
Nunavut
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Northwest Territories
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Which of the following cities preceded Richmond as the capital of the Confederacy during the US Civil War?

Montgomery
🙂 Well done!
Birmingham
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Raleigh
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Charleston
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Jackson
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Which nation’s flag consists of a gold saltire, with green top and bottom triangles, along with black left and right triangles?

Flag

Jamaica
🙂 Well done!
Vietnam
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Cuba
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Guyana
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South Africa
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“Hrvatska” is the name of what country (in its native language)?

Hrvatska
Hrvatska
Croatia
🙂 Well done!
Romania
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Hungary
Nope, give it another shot!
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Albania
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