Around the World in 80 Questions

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Can you name the answers to these 80 questions on 80 different countries?

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The current war in Afghanistan began in what year?Afghanistan
Argentina fought the United Kingdom in which 1982 War?Argentina
The Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin was killed by what creature?Australia
What was the name of the Arch Duke, who's assasination lead to WW1Austria
Bangladesh saw the most severe of which type of natural disaster in 1998?Bangladesh
Which Belgian anatomist wrote 'On the fabric of the Human Body'Belgium
Which Desert covers 70% of Botswana?Botswana
What is the name of the famous Rio De Janeiro Statue?Brazil
Cameroon was split between which two countries in a League of Nations Mandate following World War ICameroon
Niagara Falls is located in both New York State and which Canadian Province?Canada
Chile's only two Olympic Gold Medals came in which sport?Chile
The majority of the Great Wall of China was built during which Dynasty?China
In which decade did Croatia become an independent sovereign state?Croatia
Cuba was discovered by which Italian explorer?Cuba
What three colours make up the Czech Flag?Czech Republic
Which Danish writer wrote 'The Little Mermaid' and 'The Ugly Duckling'Denmark
Ecuador includes which famous islands?Ecuador
Which sea lies to the east of Egypt?Egypt
Ethiopia was previously known by what nameEthiopia
Which mobile phone company originated in Finland?Finland
Which execution device was prominent during the french revolution?France
What was the name of the first Head of State following German Unification in 1871?Germany
Which Cheese is traditionally used in a Greek SaladGreece
Haiti shares the Hispaniola Island with which other country?Haiti
Hungary jointly hold the Fifa World Cup record for biggest margin of victory, by how many goals did they beat South Korea in the 1954 World Cup?Hungary
Iceland is the only NATO member without what?Iceland
Which Indian poultry firm recently purchased Blackburn Rovers?India
QuestionAnswerCountry
The Iranian New Year, is celebrated in which month?Iran
Historically, Iraq was known by what name in Europe?Iraq
Who is the Patron Saint of IrelandIreland
The modern state of Israel was set up in which year?Israel
Who was the Fascist Italian Leader throughout the 1920's,30's and early 40'sItaly
Which Jamaican Team gained fame at the 1988 Winter Olympics?Jamaica
Japan is known as the Land of the...?Japan
Kenya is named after which significant African Landmark?Kenya
What is the name of the single party in North KoreaNorth Korea
South Korea co-hosted which major sporting event with Japan in 2002South Korea
In 1990 Kuwait was Invaded by which countryKuwait
Which Lebanese based Militant Group engaged in War with Israel in 2006Lebanon
Liechtenstein is one of only two doubly landlocked countries, what is the other?Liechtenstein
Luxembourg's three official languages are French, German and what?Luxembourg
What does the FYR stand for at the beginning of FYR Macedonia's name?FYR Macedonia
What is the name of the racing tract which hosts the Malaysian Grand PrixMalaysia
Malta gained independence from which Country in 1964Malta
Which British TV Show offended Mexico in 2011Mexico
What is the Capital of Monaco?Monaco
Morocco has a coast on which Ocean?Morocco
Netherlands beat which established Cricketing nation in the ICC World T20 in 2009?Netherlands
What do the New Zealand Rugby team tradionally perform before each match?New Zealand
What is the Nigerian Capital?Nigeria
What is the unit of Currency in Norway?Norway
Three Pakistani Cricketers were found guilty of what in 2011?Pakistan
Roughly 90% of Paraguayans are of what religion?Paraguay
Which group of Mountains run through Peru?Peru
QuestionAnswerCountry
Germany Invaded Poland to start WW2 in September of what year?Poland
Portugal is located on which Peninsula?Portugal
Qatar won the right to host the Fifa World Cup in what year?Qatar
The Romanian Revolution took place in what year?Romania
Who was the last Tsar of Russia?Russia
Which Holy Islamic meeting site is located in Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
Serbia split from which country in 2006Serbia
What is the most widely practised religion in Singapore?Singapore
Slovakia became an independent state following the dissolution of which country?Slovakia
Nelson Mandela was the leader of which anti-Apartheid Party?South Africa
Which General emerged victorious from the Spanish Civil WarSpain
Which Sri Lankan cricketer holds the record for most Test Match Wickets?Sri Lanka
What song won ABBA the 1973 Eurovision Song Contest?Sweden
Which Swiss City was home to the League of NationsSwitzerland
The Thailand National Football team, is managed by which England Legend?Thailand
Tunisia was part of which major empire in the 18th and 19th centuries?Tunisia
What is the capital of Turkey?Turkey
Which Ukranian striker became a 30m flop at Chelsea?Ukraine
What is the largest of the seven states which form the UAE?United Arab Emirates
When was the last succesful conquest of the UK?United Kingdom
What is the most recent of the 50 US States?United States
Uruguay's only land border is shared with which country?Uruguay
Vatican City is located in which European Capital City?Vatican City
Which Delta is located in the east of VenezuelaVenezuela
The Vietnam war lasted for how many years?Vietnam
Who is the President of ZimbabweZimbabwe

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