Can You Ace This Tough World Capitals Quiz in Under 7 Minutes?

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Stella Alexander

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Around the world in 80 days! With this quiz, we'll be traveling the world with 35 questions! While you might think you're a pro when it comes to world capitals, does your knowledge span beyond the well-known ones? Skipping countries like the United States, France, and China, can you ace this tough world capitals quiz in under seven minutes?

Our world is made up of seven continents, six of which are habitable. Between Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America, there are 195 countries and even more capitals! While countries like Spain, Nigeria, and India have one capital, there are others, like Bolivia, Malaysia, and South Africa that have more than one. How well do you know them?

There are probably 30 world capitals that you could easily name off the top of your head. Capitals like Washington, D.C., Paris, and London seem like a no-brainer, but what about Ankara? Do you know what the capital of Brazil is? What about the number of capitals South Africa has? Could you name three countries that share the same name as their capital? If you can answer these questions, you're well on your way to acing this quiz!

We're traveling from Kingston to Abu Dhabi to Beirut. Can you keep up and ace this world capitals quiz in under seven minutes?

Let's find out!

Which of these world capitals can be found in North America?

Guatemala City is the capital city of Guatemala and its largest city. It is also the most populous in all of Central America with just under 3 million residents. While it is considered part of Central America, Guatemala City falls within North America's borders.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Thailand?

Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. Also serving as its most populous, the city has a population of more than 1.5 million residents.

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Sofia is the capital of which country?

Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria. It is also the largest city with a population of more than 1.2 million people.

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You'd find Danish being spoken in which of these capitals?

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark, where one of its official languages is Danish. Copenhagen is also the most populous city in the country with more than 600,000 residents.

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What is the capital of Lebanon?

Beirut is the capital city of Lebanon. It is also the largest city, with more than 360,000 natives. Beirut is considered one of the New7Wonders cities, an internet-based poll that recognizes cities around the world.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in Asia?

Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel. Found in Asia, It is widely recognized for its place in many religions. Both Israel and Palestine name Jerusalem as their capitals. The city has more than 880,000 residents.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of the Dominican Republic?

Santo Domingo is the largest city and capital city of the Dominican Republic. One of the largest cities in the entire Caribbean, it has just under 1 million residents.

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Muscat is the capital of which country?

Muscat is the largest city and capital city of the Asian country of Oman. It borders the Gulf of Oman and has a population of more than 1.5 million.

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What is the capital of Czech Republic?

Prague is the largest city and capital city of the Czech Republic. The city has a population of more than 1.2 million residents.

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Arabic is the official language of which of these world capitals?

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the Arabic-speaking country, United Arab Emirates. It has a population of 1.1 million, falling second to Dubai.

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What is the capital of New Zealand?

Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. While the city of Auckland is more populous, Wellington comes in at second with a population of more than 410,000.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in Europe?

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland. It is also the largest and most populous with more than 120,000 people.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Romania?

To find Romania's capital city, you'd go to its largest city - Bucharest. The city has just over 1.8 million residents and is known for landmarks like the Palace of the Parliament.

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Nairobi is the capital of which country?

Nairobi is the capital of the African country, Kenya. Nairobi is also the largest city with a population of more than 3 million. It is named after the Nairobi River.

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French is one of the official languages of which of these world capitals?

Kigali is the capital of French-speaking country, Rwanda. The capital is found in central Rwanda and is also the largest city with a population of more than 1.1 million people.

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What is the capital of Haiti?

Port-au-Prince is the capital city of the Caribbean country, Haiti. Also its most populous city, Port-au-Prince has just under 1 million residents.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in Africa?

Found on the continent of Africa, Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe. It is also the most populous with more than 1.6 million people.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Nigeria?

Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria. Although its previous capital was Lagos, Abuja replaced it in 1991. The city has a population of just over 1.2 million.

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Caracas is the capital of which country?

Caracas is the capital city of South American country, Venezuela. Also as its largest city, Caracas has a population of just under 2 million residents. The city is also known for many of the country's landmarks.

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Arabic is the official language of which of these world capitals?

Rabat is the capital city of the Arabic-speaking country, Morocco. Rabat is the second-largest city with a population of more than 570,000, falling in place behind Casablanca.

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What is the capital of Serbia?

Belgrade is the largest city and capital city of Serbia. The city has a population of just over 1.1 million.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in Africa?

If you were to travel to Cairo, you'd find yourself in Egypt, which is on the African continent. Cairo is the capital city of Egypt as well as its largest city. It has a population of more than 9 million.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Bolivia?

Bolivia is one of the countries that has two capitals: Sucre and La Paz. Sucre is in southern Bolivia with a population of around 300,000. La Paz is closer to the western border of the country and has a population of more than 800,000.

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Canberra is the capital of which country?

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. It has a population of more than 400,000, coming in eighth behind other Australian cities, such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth.

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Which of these capitals would you find along the Persian Gulf?

Doha is the capital city and largest city of Qatar. Found on the Arabian Peninsula, Doha borders the Persian Gulf. The city has a population of 1.3 million.

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What is the capital of Ethiopia?

Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia. Also the country's largest city, Addis Ababa has a population of more than 3.3 million residents.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in North America?

The Canadian capital, Ottawa, can be found in North America. It has a population of more than 2.7 million people, falling behind Toronto which has more than 2.8 million.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Yemen?

Sana'a is the capital city of Yemen. It is also the largest city, with just under 4 million residents. In 1986, the city was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Ankara is the capital of which country?

Ankara is the capital city of Eurasian country, Turkey. Although the capital still has a large population of 5.4 million, it is overshadowed by Istanbul's population of more than 15 million.

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You'd find Tagalog spoken in which capital?

Manila is the capital city of Tagalog-speaking country, the Philippines. It is also the country's largest city with more than 1.7 million residents.

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Which of these is not a capital of South Africa?

Although a few countries have two capitals, South Africa is the only one with three: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein. These are the administrative, legislative, and judicial capitals, respectively.

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Which of these world capitals can be found in Oceania?

Suva is the capital of the Oceanic island of Fiji. Suva is also Fiji's largest city with a population of just under 90,000.

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Which of the following cities is the capital of Finland?

Traveling to the largest city and capital city of Finland would land you in Helsinki. The city has a population of more than 640,000.

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Seoul is the capital of which country?

Seoul is South Korea's capital city and largest city. Found in the northern region of the country, it has a population of more than 10 million people.

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Which of these countries does not share a name with its capital city?

While there are quite a few countries with multiple capitals, there are also a few that share their name with their capital. If you want to know the capitals for Monaco, Vatican City, Singapore, Djibouti, and San Marino, just remember that their capitals have the same name as the country.

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