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Middle East Map Quiz

Fill in the countries the Middle East.
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(46)
Never realized all the 'Stans are stacked one on top of the other.
Feb 28, 2012
inderweg
(38)
for the 'Stans: If you start with Kazahk and rotate clockwise, their alphabetical. kazak, kyrgy, tajik, turkmen, uzbek.
Dec 19, 2012
(36)
As long as you don't include Afghanistan and Pakistan. Those are stans too.
Feb 4, 2013
(3)
Don't forget Ubeki-beki-beki-stan-stan!
Jan 31, 2014
Kristaa
(25)
I never realized how many 'Stans there are!
Mar 19, 2012
indiavoyager
(0)
the 'stans.." are the tricky ones..
Apr 10, 2012
EmilyHoughton
(0)
DISAGREE
May 9, 2012
(54)
agree. Though there aren't that many of them, the rest of this map is very easy.
Apr 4, 2013
Felax0
(27)
Whether the 'stans are tricky or easy may just be a generational thing. I know that I find them trickier, but some of that's because when I was a kid learning Geography all the 'stans (except for Afghanistan & Pakistan) were part of the USSR.
Nov 28, 2013
(21)
agree
Jan 15, 2014
(41)
I actually got every -stan but missed Qatar.
Mar 15, 2014
verrel1000
(10)
I put Syria in Jordan before, but after learning for about 10 mins, got 100%. 'Stans are a little bit tricky, though. Just search in Google before starting the quiz.
Apr 8, 2014
EmilyHoughton
(0)
i think the "stans" are the easiest!!!!
May 9, 2012
kariannepizza
(28)
Agree!
Oct 3, 2012
(0)
23/26 puts me only in top 40%.. impressive competition!
May 15, 2012
kjoanne
(0)
26/26! :D
Jul 21, 2012
(32)
17/26
Jul 24, 2012
natarichan
(0)
19/26... trying again
Aug 28, 2012
(23)
22/26 didn't get iran or iraq! how sad........
Aug 30, 2012
Jezilly
(56)
I agree the stans were the hardest. You don't hear much news about them and I never learnt Soviet history so I just had to guess.
Nov 21, 2012
paula05
(0)
22/26
Dec 16, 2012
Arancaytar
(19)
Mixed Qatar with Bahrain, and Georgia with Armenia...
Feb 17, 2013
earlwilliams
(43)
I always get oman and yemen mixed up
Feb 25, 2013
(66)
The way I remember it is that if you follow the coast around from the south, it's YOU, Yemen, Oman, UAE.
Sep 6, 2013
BramvanLent
(23)
That's a good tip, I had trouble with those as well.
Mar 12, 2014
hami
(31)
why isnt palestine included
Mar 30, 2013
(54)
it's not a country
Apr 4, 2013
UrsaMinor
(15)
As of Nov. 29, 2012, it is recognized by the UN as an independent state.
Jun 7, 2013
DustyBottoms
(44)
UN recognition does not make it an independent state. It was strictly a symbolic vote. According to the UN charter, "The recognition of a new State or Government is an act that only other States and Governments may grant or withhold. It generally implies readiness to assume diplomatic relations. The United Nations is neither a State nor a Government, and therefore does not possess any authority to recognize either a State or a Government." Don't get me wrong. I hope to see it included soon, but it won't be yet.
Jul 3, 2013
(59)
Sadly, it has to be the 'right' states which recognise it before it can actually operate as a state. Nearly 70% of UN member states recognise Palestine, representing 80% of the world's population. But who cares about democracy?
Nov 1, 2013
(54)
Doesn't really have much to do with it. The USA, UK, Germany, France, Russia and China could all "recognize" "Palestine" as an independent state- that would not magically grant it control over its own borders, give it a unified coherent government, define its borders, grant it a currency, or make it a sovereign entity. It's not a popularity contest, though votes in the UN often are.
Jan 8, 2014
(21)
It isn't a country yet.
Feb 10, 2014
doglover432
(7)
how come turkey and cyprus are on the middle east map but not the europe
Apr 12, 2013
(15)
that is because they are part of middle east/Asia not Europe.
Jul 3, 2013
quizzer123
(12)
Actually,Turkey is in-between Europe and Asia,like Russia :)
Feb 23, 2014
(54)
Nice. I like the new look/interface.
May 18, 2013
Yankee
(27)
How did 20% miss Afghanistan? We've only been there for 10 years.
Jul 2, 2013
(48)
We who? You do realize that the internet spans the globe, don't you? That is why it is called the WORLD WIDE web.
Oct 23, 2013
mirkasirka
(24)
Indeed wolfcat95 :-) It's amazing that someone who obviously enjoys geography still has that close-mindedness so typical of the US citizens. Yankee there really are people from other countries that use this website and as they don't have any connection to Afghanistan, there is a possibility that they can get it's location wrong :-)
Dec 25, 2013
(54)
Well if "we" means the world and not the USA, then "we've" been there much longer than 10 years. Afghanistan has been one of the world's favorite countries to invade for about 2500 years.
Jan 8, 2014
zerfallen
(38)
'We' coming from someone named Yankee...hard to guess why he said that. It is true thought that we could apply to any of the other countries that took part in Afghanistan during that time period and it has been a world wide media event during that time period. It isn't Yankee's fault that you don't keep up with international news.
Feb 21, 2014
(19)
ALL CORRECT :D on first try.
Sep 24, 2013
(12)
26/26! Got a test on it tomorrow... thx for the practice!
Oct 10, 2013
JJ88
(2)
100% This test is so easy now that I got the hang of it.
Oct 30, 2013
(21)
did terrible, only 19 right. Still better than how I did on the European quiz! XD
Dec 2, 2013
quizzer123
(12)
I am better at Europe 'cause I live there ^^
Feb 23, 2014
(21)
I live in USA. So I'm pro at Middle East. Beast at South and North America. OK at Africa and Europe. Great at Asia.
Feb 27, 2014
(21)
YESSSS. all of them FINALLY!
Dec 12, 2013
nightowl
(44)
Got all save for the stans
Dec 14, 2013
(2)
all very easy 100% every time
Feb 5, 2014
(21)
lol. More people get Afghanistan, Cyprus, and Lebanon than Israel, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and ISrael! HOW!?
Feb 10, 2014
(21)
LMFAO did Israel twice... (facepalm)
Apr 14, 2014
quizzer123
(12)
Egypt,in Asia!?!
Feb 23, 2014
srowlands89
(15)
Egypt is a transcontinental country - the area east of the Suez is considered "Asia", while most of the country is geographically "Africa". Russia, Azerbaijan and Turkey are also transcontinentals... they are both Asian and European.
Apr 17, 2014
(21)
*sigh* I have gotten Iran right more than Israel and Saudi Arabia.
Feb 26, 2014
(21)
26/26 in 3:29!
Mar 5, 2014
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