Controversial Sporcle Geography Standards

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Does the US share a land border with Cuba due to this naval base?
Are these 2 seas - between N & S America and between Europe & Africa - part of the Atlantic? (name one)
Is this large North American island an integral part of its country?
Is this Mediterranean island country part of Europe or Asia?
Is Sucre the capital of this country?
Do the words 'Former Yugoslav Republic of' begin the official name of this country?
Does this small Pacific island country actually have a capital?
Is this Turkish city classified as a 'European Capital'?
Is this body of water the World's 5th major ocean in addition to the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, & PacificOceans?
Should each of these 4 non-sovereign entities in the UK be included as countries of Europe? (name one)
Is this island entity in Eastern Asia North of the Philippines considered a country?
Is this Middle Eastern entity including the West Bank and Gaza considered a country?
Is 'Great Britain' an acceptable alternate name for this country?
Do these 2 countries border each other to form a quadripoint with Botswana & Zambia? (name one)
Do these pairs of US states border when they only meet at the Four Corners quadripoint? (name one pair)
Are these British military bases on the island of Cyprus part of the country of Cyprus? (name one)
Should 'Congo' alone be sufficient for the name of either of these 2 African countries? (name one)
Is 'Holland' an acceptable alternate name for this country?
Should Puerto Rico be included as part of this country?
Is this 11-letter word a necessary part of the name of a certain Balkan country?
Should the names of these countries be written as the English translations of their local names? (name one)
Does this continent share its name with its largest country?
Is this West African region part of Morocco?
Does this country in the British Isles include the words 'Republic of' before its official name?
Is the name of the smaller island a necessary part of the names of these 3 Caribbean countries? (name one)
Does Singapore share a land border with this country due to causeways linking the two?
Is the population of this Southern Chinese urban area enough to make it the second most populated in the World?
Is this acronym part of the name of the US capital city?
Is Mount Carstensz on the island of New Guinea in this country, the highest in Oceania?
Does the word 'The' make this small West African country have a multi-word name?
Does Spain share a land border with Morocco due to these two cities? (name one)
Is this island nation Northeast of Venezuela part of South America?
Should the Spanish name for these South Atlantic islands be accepted?
Is Tel Aviv the capital of this country?
Is this 4-letter word part of the name of the largest American city?
Does Bahrain share a land border with this country due to a causeway linking the two?
Is this mountain considered part of Europe & therefore the continent's highest peak instead of Mont Blanc?
Does the UK share a land border with Spain due to this dependency?
Is this former Yugoslav entity that declared independence in 2008 considered a country?
Are overseas regions integral to this country like metropolitan regions?
Should this special administrative region of China, formerly a British colony, be considered its own country?
Should this Pacific country be listed using its shorthand name or full name?
In 1990 did this country annex its Eastern area, or were both portions dissolved to form the modern nation?
Is this Southern Caribbean island West of CuraƧao an independent country?
Are these 3 former Soviet republics in Europe? (name one)

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