World Choir Games: Countries Trivia Quiz

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There are a lot of interesting countries in the world, and this being said, there are a lot of places that we can visit. People in a given region have the same cultures, and in world history, we got to learn more about different cultures. Get to know a little bit more about the countries & cultures of Cincinnati's visitors for the World Choir Games by taking up this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At 11,942 feet above sea level , my capital city is the highest capital city in the world! You may also want to practice your Spanish before heading out and climbing in my section of the Andes Mountains. What country am I?  
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Chile

    • D. 

      Colombia

  • 2. 
    I am located in southeastern Europe, and I was once part of Yugoslavia. My most famous son is named Tito (not Jackson). While you’re visiting, be sure to check out the beaches in Dubrovnik, as well as the sights on the Adriatic Coastline. What country am I?   
    • A. 

      Hungary

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Albania

    • D. 

      Croatia

  • 3. 
    I’m the ninth-largest country in the world (in terms of land area). I am also the largest landlocked country in the world. I’m trans-continental -- part of me encompasses Europe, while the other part sits squarely in Asia. You may hear some Russian, but it is not my first national language.   What country am I?
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan

    • B. 

      Armenia

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Finland

  • 4. 
    My capital city is fit for a king. But watch out: if you’re a chicken, you may get jerked around. Although my national language is English, you may hear a variety Patois while visiting a resort in my Blue Mountains. What country am I? 
    • A. 

      Panama

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Guyana

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 5. 
    My soccer team, affectionately known as "The Super Eagles," is among the best on the African continent. My green and white flag, and although simple, it's very distinct. The name of my highest-profile city is eerily close to the name of famous children's (or adult) building blocks. I am the economic powerhouse of West Africa. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Ghana

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Nigeria

    • D. 

      Madagascar

  • 6. 
    My official language is German, and I have 8 neighboring countries. If you’re looking for a good time, take stroll along the banks of the Danube River. While you’re in the Alps, take plenty of pictures of the landscape. On your way out, visit the birthplace of Mozart, my most famous son. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      The Netherlands

    • D. 

      Austria

  • 7. 
    I’m a country of many Guinness World Records: At 1,178 miles, I have the longest street in the world; at 4,860 miles, I have the longest highway in the world; and at 125,566 miles, I have the longest coastline in the world. Other interesting facts: Hockey is my national pastime, I have 6 times zones, and I have two national languages. Furthermore, 1 in 10 of world’s refugees are resettled within my borders. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      Finland

  • 8. 
    I’m a Kingdom located on the Iberian Peninsula. Among my sons, I can count Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali among the most influential. I have a large German and English-speaking ex-pat community. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 9. 
    Together with Estonia and Lithuania, I am part of what are known as the "Baltic States." I was once part of the Soviet Union, but I became part of the European Union in 2004. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Latvia

    • B. 

      Macedonia

    • C. 

      Albania

    • D. 

      Romania

  • 10. 
    Until 1939, I was known as Siam; as such, I am the setting of the famous film "The King and I" -- a movie banned within my borders. Generally speaking, all men in my country are expected to become monks between high school and marriage. If you’re in the capital city, you are likely to see a temple on every corner. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Thailand

    • B. 

      Laos

    • C. 

      Vietnam

    • D. 

      China

  • 11. 
    If you’re having trouble solving a Rubik's cube, you can ask someone from my country -- after all, we invented it! We also invented the ballpoint pen. My largest city, which is also my capital, is mistakenly associated with Buddha; however, most of my residents are Catholic. What country am I?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Hungary

    • C. 

      Malaysia

    • D. 

      Azerbaijan

  • 12. 
    Afrikaans is the most widely-spoken language; however, it is not the national language -- English is. I am home of the oldest desert in the world, and I am the most sparsely populated country on the African continent. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Chad

    • B. 

      Algeria

    • C. 

      Morocco

    • D. 

      Namibia

  • 13. 
    I was once a penal colony for thieves, and 20% of my land is desert -- much of my land is considered uninhabitable. The sheep outnumber the people (1:8 ratio). A "mozzie" is a mosquito, and a "Barbie" is not a doll. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      Spain

    • D. 

      Mongolia

  • 14. 
    Scientists have estimated that my rainforest may contain up to 4 million species of plants and animals. My soccer team has won the World Cup trophy a record five times. I have the fifth-largest population in the world (and a rapidly growing economy). The statue that sits atop Sugarloaf Mountain is considered one of the new "7 Wonders of the World." What country am I?
    • A. 

      Sri Lanka

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Honduras

    • D. 

      Cambodia

  • 15. 
    We invented chess and yoga. Although we did not invent democracy, we have the biggest one in the world!  We are 1/3 the size of the United States, but our population of 1.1 billion people makes us the second most populated country in the world. Because the cow is considered sacred, you won’t find a lot of people eating steak. What country am I? 
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Brazil

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 16. 
    Noah's Ark is said to have landed in the Mountains of Ararat, a mountain chain within my borders. My largest city, which is also the second largest in Europe, is the only city in the world built on two continents. I am the birthplace of both the Apostle Paul and Homer, the author of the "Illiad." What country am I?
    • A. 

      Israel

    • B. 

      Turkey

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 17. 
    As the largest country in the world, I constitute approximately 1/7th of the world's landmass. I span 2 continents and 8 time zones. Our national language utilizes the Cyrillic alphabet, as opposed to the Latin alphabet. I put the first man in space in 1961. What country am I?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 18. 
    Many of my largest employers will conduct morning exercise sessions for all of their employees. When we are not playing baseball, we will take a moment to watch a special form of wrestling -- the national sport. We are the largest producer of automobiles in the world. It is often required to give your landlord a "gift" equal to two months rent prior to moving into and apartment. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      South Korea

  • 19. 
    Modern beer was invented here. At 160 liters per person, we are the heaviest beer drinkers in the world (per capita). Within the European Union, I have the highest number of Wi-Fi subscribers. Gregor Mendel, widely considered the "father of genetics," was born within my borders. What country am I?
    • A. 

      Czech Republic

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      Denmark

  • 20. 
    One in 5 people in the world come from within my borders. Despite my large size, my entire country contains only one time zone. In the 4th century B.C., we discovered that blood circulated.  By the 2nd century B.C., we were drilling for natural gas and using it as a heat source. To date, we’ve hosted the world’s most expensive Olympic Games; we’ve also hosted the World Choir Games. What country am I?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      India

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