Countries by World Factbook Entry III Quiz Stats

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Known as Siam until 1939, [country] is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power.Thailand
92.3%
Location: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of MozambiqueMadagascar
90.2%
In response to Indian nuclear weapons testing, [country] conducted its own tests in 1998.Pakistan
84.5%
After Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay went their separate ways, the area that remained became [country].Argentina
84.1%
Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino.Monaco
83.4%
[Country's] border with Morocco remains an irritant to bilateral relations, each nation accusing the other of harboring militants and arms smuggling...Algeria
81.1%
The government...has ceded stakes in such leading firms as Air [Country], [Country] Telecom, Renault, and Thales.France
79.9%
Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century.Australia
76.6%
In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispaniola. In 1697, Spain ceded to the French the western third of the island...Haiti
75.1%
Iceland, the UK, and Ireland dispute [country]'s claim that the Faroe Islands' continental shelf extends beyond 200 nmDenmark
74.3%
[Country] was attacked and overrun by Iraq on 2 August 1990.Kuwait
71.7%
[Country] is the US's largest foreign supplier of energy, including oil, gas, uranium, and electric power.Canada
69.5%
lacking a treaty or other documentation describing the boundary, portions of the [country]-Syria boundary are unclear with several sections in disputeLebanon
68.9%
A failed 1916 Easter Monday Rebellion touched off several years of guerrilla warfare that in 1921 resulted in independence from the UK for 26 southern countiesIreland
67.8%
regions: Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria...Italy
66%
Sentence Country % Correct
In February 2009, Dubai launched a $20 billion bond program to meet its debt obligations.United Arab Emirates
64.7%
In 1959, three years before independence from Belgium, the majority ethnic group, the Hutus, overthrew the ruling Tutsi king.Rwanda
63.9%
[Country] has severely disabled a Chechen rebel movement, although violence still occurs throughout the North Caucasus.Russia
63.4%
[Country] rejects the use of the name Macedonia or Republic of MacedoniaGreece
61.6%
The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for [country, adjective form*] unification in 1990.Germany
61.2%
With US backing, [country] seceded from Colombia in 1903Panama
60.5%
In 2001, [country] resolved its longstanding border disputes with both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.Qatar
57.2%
disputes persist with Malaysia over deliveries of fresh water to [country]Singapore
55.1%
[Country] has yet to ratify the 2001 boundary delimitation with KazakhstanKyrgyzstan
53.7%
During World War I in the western portion of [country], Ottoman Turkey instituted a policy of forced resettlement...that resulted in an estimated 1 million...deaths.Armenia
44.6%
Until early 2009, the Reserve Bank of [country] routinely printed money to fund the budget deficit, causing hyperinflation.Zimbabwe
40.8%
Flag description...the dragon, called the Druk (Thunder Dragon), is the emblem of the nationBhutan
40.4%
Having fought on the losing side in both World Wars, [country] fell within the Soviet sphere of influence and became a People's Republic in 1946.Bulgaria
34.4%
Languages: French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, MandinkaSenegal
24%
Two major investment services rank [country] as the best credit risk in Africa.Botswana
16.8%

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