Take another quiz >

Countries by Wikipedia Descriptions #3

Can you name these countries by excerpts from their Wikipedia descriptions?
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
Some text slightly edited
Series idea: Wolfcam
Quiz by Quizmaster
Rate:
Last updated: February 13, 2019
First submittedFebruary 13, 2019
Times taken8,835
Rating4.23
4:30
Enter answer here
0
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Hint
Answer
Has a large number of decorated caves from the upper Palaeolithic era, including one
of the most famous and best preserved, Lascaux
France
Revenue from canal tolls continues to represent a significant portion of its GDP
Panama
Decriminalized the usage of all common drugs in 2001, the first country in the world to do so
Portugal
Has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains
Nepal
In 1469, the crowns of the Christian kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were united
Spain
River Shannon, which traverses the central lowlands, is the longest river
Ireland
An anti-Western totalitarian theocracy governed by a "Supreme Leader"
Iran
Famous for its Mozartkugeln and its coffee tradition
Austria
Greenland and the Faroe Islands catch approximately 650 whales per year
Denmark
The Muslim world's second most populous nation-state and its only nuclear power state
Pakistan
Its territory encompasses Amazon rainforest, tropical grassland and
coastlines along both the Caribbean and Pacific
Colombia
During the second half of the 19th century, the Civil War led to the abolition of slavery
United States
As a representative democracy with a constitutional monarch, it is headed by
Grand Duke Henri and is the world's only remaining grand duchy
Luxembourg
The most visited nation in the Central American region
Costa Rica
A consequence of the collapse of governmental authority was the emergence of piracy
in the unpatrolled Indian Ocean waters
Somalia
The capital is Sucre while the seat of government and financial center is located in La Paz
Bolivia
Music by prominent composers such as Liszt and Bartók
Hungary
President Bashar al-Assad's family is Alawite and Alawites dominate the government
Syria
The island is famous for its jerk spice
Jamaica
On 26 March 2015, Saudi Arabia began airstrikes
Yemen
+1
level 62
Feb 14, 2019
Fun quiz. I like it.
+3
level 71
Feb 19, 2019
I had no idea about Portugal!
+1
level 75
Feb 21, 2019
That'll attract the best tourists.
+12
level 77
Feb 26, 2019
Portugal is indeed a very popular tourist destination: nice weather, beautiful nature, and gorgeous and lively cities. Drugs are not legal, certainly not the selling of drugs. Users are simply not prosecuted, because that doesn't help anyone.
+1
level 77
May 9, 2019
Had to think a second about Grand Duke Henri but the rest of these I found pretty easy.
+1
level 63
May 9, 2019
I didnt even have time to read the last 4 questions
+3
level 46
May 9, 2019
I'm surprised more people didn't get Portugal right.
+1
level 57
May 9, 2019
I just want to point out that I came up with the Wikipedia introduction quiz idea back in December 2017, way before any of Wolfcam's Wikipedia quizzes came out.... My first attempt was not very well-executed and I was hoping to come back to the idea and do a better job in the future.
+2
level 77
May 9, 2019
cool