How Much Do You Really Know About World?

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How Much Do You Really Know About World? - Quiz

Our planet is a pretty exciting one and is divided into continents which have numerous countries within them. The people in these countries have similar cultures that set them apart from other countries. How much do you know about the world you live in today? Take up the quiz below and get to learn more as you refresh your memory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country can you lead a double life?

    • A.

      Kyrgystan

    • B.

      Turkey

    • C.

      Andora

    • D.

      Dubai

    Correct Answer
    C. Andora
    Explanation
    Andora is a small country located in Europe, known for its low taxes and high standard of living. It is often considered a tax haven, attracting individuals who wish to lead a double life by maintaining a legal residence in Andora while residing and working in another country. This allows them to take advantage of Andora's favorable tax laws and financial privacy while enjoying the benefits and opportunities available in their primary country of residence.

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  • 2. 

    What is the newest country?

    • A.

      Kosovo

    • B.

      Montenegro

    • C.

      Kazakhstan

    • D.

      Kyrgystan

    Correct Answer
    A. Kosovo
    Explanation
    Kosovo is considered the newest country because it declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Although its independence is not universally recognized, it has been recognized by a significant number of countries and is a member of various international organizations.

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  • 3. 

    What continent does Mexico belong to?

    • A.

      North America

    • B.

      South America

    • C.

      Latin America

    • D.

      Central America

    Correct Answer
    C. Latin America
    Explanation
    Mexico belongs to the continent of North America. However, it is often associated with Latin America due to its cultural and historical ties with other countries in the region. Latin America generally refers to the countries in the Americas that were once colonized by Spain and Portugal, and share similar languages and cultural heritage. While Mexico geographically lies in North America, it is considered part of Latin America in a cultural and linguistic sense.

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  • 4. 

    Where in the world can you throw snowballs across the equator?

    • A.

      Ecuador

    • B.

      Chille

    • C.

      Belize

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ecuador
    Explanation
    Ecuador is the correct answer because it is the only country listed that is crossed by the equator. This means that there are places in Ecuador where you can stand on the equator and throw snowballs, as it has regions with high elevations and cold climates. Chile and Belize are not crossed by the equator, so they are not suitable options for throwing snowballs across the equator.

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  • 5. 

    What is the percent of girls who do not attend school in Africa?

    • A.

      1/3

    • B.

      2/3

    • C.

      3/4

    • D.

      All girls attend school

    Correct Answer
    B. 2/3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2/3. This means that two-thirds of the girls in Africa do not attend school. This suggests that there is a significant gender disparity in access to education in Africa, with a majority of girls being unable to attend school. This could be due to various factors such as poverty, cultural norms, lack of infrastructure, or other barriers that prevent girls from accessing education.

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  • 6. 

    What is the fifth largest country?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    B. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is the correct answer because it is the fifth largest country in the world by land area. It covers a vast area of South America and is known for its diverse ecosystems, including the Amazon rainforest. It is larger than Australia, Canada, and China in terms of land area, making it the fifth largest country globally.

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  • 7. 

    Where would you find the happiest people in the world?

    • A.

      Denmark

    • B.

      Italy

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    A. Denmark
    Explanation
    Denmark is known for consistently ranking high in happiness surveys, such as the World Happiness Report. This can be attributed to various factors, including a strong social support system, high levels of trust and equality, a good work-life balance, and access to quality healthcare and education. Additionally, Denmark places a strong emphasis on overall well-being and prioritizes policies that promote happiness and satisfaction among its citizens. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that Denmark is where the happiest people in the world can be found.

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  • 8. 

    What place has the best chance of disappearing due to a combination of environmental and social factors?

    • A.

      Glacier National Park

    • B.

      Venice, Italy

    • C.

      Mexico City

    • D.

      Tal Mahal

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above." This means that Glacier National Park, Venice, Italy, Mexico City, and the Tal Mahal all have a high chance of disappearing due to a combination of environmental and social factors. These factors could include climate change, rising sea levels, pollution, urbanization, and other human activities that are negatively impacting these places.

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  • 9. 

    How many countries are there in the world?

    • A.

      194

    • B.

      195

    • C.

      200

    • D.

      178

    Correct Answer
    B. 195
    Explanation
    There are 195 countries in the world. This is the most commonly accepted number by the United Nations and other international organizations. It includes all recognized sovereign states and territories.

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  • 10. 

    Which continent is known as the "Land Down Under"?

    • A.

      Europe 

    • B.

      Africa 

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    D. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia is the correct answer. Australia is often called the "Land Down Under" due to its location in the Southern Hemisphere, and it is known for its unique wildlife, landscapes, and culture.

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