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Quiz about About Some Countries
Quiz about About Some Countries

About Some Countries Trivia Quiz


Based on the clues given, can you figure out facts about the country?

A multiple-choice quiz by yashodhan. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
yashodhan
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
326,606
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
2501
Last 3 plays: Guest 38 (10/10), Guest 45 (5/10), Guest 143 (8/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. The name Argentina derives from which Latin word? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The United States' Mauna Kea Volcano is found in which famous holidaying islands? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which country's capital has a name meaning "peace"? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Which country was formed after splitting away from a union with Serbia? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The Republic of Zaire in Africa changed its name to what? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which country's name means "two seas" in Arabic? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which of these countries was part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. The downs grasslands are found in which of these countries? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. The famous Christ the Redeemer statue is located in which country?
Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Choose the lake that is a primary source of water for the Niagara Falls, which are shared by the countries of Canada and the US. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The name Argentina derives from which Latin word?

Answer: argentum

The word "argentum" means "silver" in English. Variations of the name Argentina have been used at least since the 17th century.
2. The United States' Mauna Kea Volcano is found in which famous holidaying islands?

Answer: Hawaii

The volcano is a dormant one, but is often visited by tourists. Hawaii is the 50th state of the US.
3. Which country's capital has a name meaning "peace"?

Answer: Bolivia

Bolivia's administrative capital is La Paz. La Paz is comprised of seven primary districts.
4. Which country was formed after splitting away from a union with Serbia?

Answer: Montenegro

Montenegro is found in Southeastern Europe. It lies along the Adriatic Sea to one side. Montenegro borders Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, and Serbia.
5. The Republic of Zaire in Africa changed its name to what?

Answer: Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo went by the name Zaire from 1971-1997. The Congo is known for its rain forests, national parks, and native animals (such as the okapi and white rhino).
6. Which country's name means "two seas" in Arabic?

Answer: Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is an island nation located in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain is also known as "the land of pearls", due to its high-quality pearl trade.
7. Which of these countries was part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)?

Answer: Russia

The USSR was comprised of the later-independent countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
8. The downs grasslands are found in which of these countries?

Answer: Australia

Downs are Australia's grasslands. The grasslands stretch over the Murray-Darling Basin.
9. The famous Christ the Redeemer statue is located in which country?

Answer: Brazil

The statue is located in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The statue is 130 feet tall. It was built between 1922 and 1931.
10. Choose the lake that is a primary source of water for the Niagara Falls, which are shared by the countries of Canada and the US.

Answer: Lake Erie

Lake Erie is one of the Great Lakes of North America. Lake Erie drains through the Niagara River and Falls.
Source: Author yashodhan

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