How much do you know about the Earth and its countries? I for one have always enjoyed testing my knowledge in geography and history, and was surprised to discover some new facts about the world that I hadn't known before. What about you? Can you guess the correct country from the two facts provided? Test your worldly knowledge with this fun quiz!
Which country was the first to industrialize and still has a monarchy?
Which country was invaded by Germany twice in the 1900s and itself once (brutally) colonized the Congo?
Which country at one stage controlled the USA's west coast well into the 1800s?
Which country has a coast called the Cape of Good Hope and was part of the British Empire?
Which nation can claim to be the originator of much of our political language today and formerly had a monarch known as 'The Sun King'?
In which country would you find both the Great Pyramid and the river Nile?
Which country lays claim to the world's 3rd largest economy and was formerly home to the renowned Samurai warriors?
Which nation earned its independence in 1947 and was the homeland of Mahatma Ghandi?
This country is where the Hanging Gardens used to be and was recently invaded by the USA and her allies in 2003?
In which African nation that passes through the equator is the Swahili language spoken?
Which nation's capital is sacred to 3 major religions and continues to endure terrorism and fighting?
Which country can be found on the Iberian peninsula and gave its language to Brazil?
In which country was the old Byzantine Empire seated and later became the home of Ataturk?
Which country took the blame for and lost both world wars but was reunited in 1989 and again prospers?
Which country experienced a complete political revolution in 1917 and is the largest nation on the planet?
What nation was invaded in 1939 by Germany, which subsequently led to WW2?
Which country famously supported Christopher Columbus' expedition and itself conquered much of America?
Which country is the world's 2nd largest and fought off an invasion from America in the 1812 war?
Which country is the home of the Maori tribe and was the location where the Lord of Rings movies were filmed?
Which country was founded in 1789 after having declared independence from the UK in 1776?