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Countries that Start with E

Name the countries whose names start with the letter E.
  • For the purposes of this quiz, England is a part of the UK, not a country in it's own right.
  • Not counting Swaziland, aka eSwatini
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - May 07, 2018
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level 29
May 23, 2012
Got all except Estonia
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level 55
May 23, 2012
How could i forget Egypt!
+2
level 37
Jan 12, 2014
I forgot Egypt and Ecuador!
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level 55
Jan 28, 2014
OMG I did it again! Got them all, except Egypt... again
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level 14
Nov 29, 2014
More people got Estonia than Egypt. Oh wait... I was one of those people.
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level 19
Nov 5, 2015
It shows you the Egyptian flag how can you forget Egypt
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level 20
Jun 1, 2018
I almost did as well, so for the people who are judging so harshly, some people may not know what the flag of Egypt looks like. Some people may not even look at the picture.
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level 55
Jul 29, 2018
1) Mobile device shows no picture. 2) Egypt's flag is pretty forgettable next to all the other black, white and red flags.
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level 40
May 9, 2015
I don't know, especially because THEY SHOW YOU THE FLAG!
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level 40
Jul 4, 2016
D00d, the flag of Egypt is the thumbnail...
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level 34
Apr 4, 2018
the flag...
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level 69
May 23, 2012
What! No Elbonia?
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level 22
May 23, 2012
A fellow dilbert fan I see :)
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level 49
Jan 18, 2016
When in doubt, hire an Elbonian and worship the god of twice baked potatoes.
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level 21
Dec 17, 2014
Elbonia is not a country. Get your facts right!
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level 28
Mar 16, 2018
Really?
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level 20
Oct 30, 2016
What Elbonia?
+1
level 32
May 23, 2012
That feel when you miss the most gotten answer... oh well, still beat the average.
+1
level 38
Apr 7, 2018
What the heck? Estonia is the most guessed? It seems to me that, besides Equatorial Guinea, Estonia is the most obscure.
+1
level 44
Jun 12, 2018
East Timor is pretty obscure and forgettable.
+1
level 6
May 23, 2012
forgot ecuador :( and i live there
+1
level 24
Jan 24, 2016
are you embarrassed
+1
level 34
Jun 2, 2016
I lived there for a month and only just got it after El Salvador and Eritrea
+1
level 15
May 23, 2012
Typed England, then remembered all the new official names. "sigh" getting used to these will be hard.
+2
level 55
May 24, 2012
What new official names...?
+1
level 6
Jun 7, 2012
Pretty sure England is still called England. Pretty sure it's still a country too so should definitely be on this list
+2
level 46
Aug 3, 2012
England is not a sovereign nation, it's party of the United Kingdom.
+1
level 39
Mar 30, 2016
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the official title of the sovereign state. Together it makes up a nation as it is ruled under one government, however separate jurisdictions mean that they can all be counted as countries in their own right. Therefore it should be included.
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level 34
Jun 2, 2016
The description asks for countries not sovereign countries so England should be allowed or the description should be changed.
+1
level 20
Oct 30, 2016
It is not England, it is United Kingdom(or UK).
+2
level 47
Dec 9, 2016
thats like saying New York should be included on the N quiz, but it isn't because it willingly joined together with other states to form one country
+1
level 44
Apr 3, 2014
It's not exactly "new" I don't think
+2
level 44
May 27, 2014
Were you born before 1707? (:
+1
level 36
Dec 13, 2014
This exactly^
+1
level 44
Jun 21, 2015
I was born in 1702
+1
level 13
May 23, 2012
I hear ya, kariannepizza, I forgot Egypt, but I remembered El Salvador, which I 've only heard of once. Facepalm.
+1
level 67
May 31, 2012
forgot egypt? the flag shown is that of egypt
+1
level 73
Feb 11, 2013
You've only heard of Jesus once? El Salvador is named for him.
+2
level 42
Feb 15, 2013
Wow. That comment makes no sense, and is kind of nasty.
+1
level 20
Sep 14, 2013
@nyneve922 Comment sure sounds like a joke to me, not nasty. El Salvador means "The Savior."
+1
level 56
Mar 27, 2014
This is offensive to people who are other religions...
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level 16
Jul 31, 2014
i feel bad for not getting that one now.
+1
level 27
Aug 29, 2014
How is it offensive?
+1
level 73
Dec 13, 2014
didn't expect this comment to generate this much conversation...
+1
level 66
Nov 24, 2016
Why should the mention of one Religion be offensive to other Religions, I think you have a problem within yourself.
+2
level 50
Jan 9, 2017
Wow, so much discussion! The comment wasn't nasty or offensive, it was a sarcastic joke.
+1
level 48
Jan 13, 2017
Terrible joke though, no wonder people are not amused.
+2
level 73
Jan 13, 2017
^ no, I'm never surprised by people's lack of a sense of humor. It's so common.
+3
level 51
Jan 13, 2017
i thought it was funny. regardless, llets leave this "im offended" trend in 2016 please
+1
level 22
Dec 9, 2015
good my family comes from EL SALVADOR
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level 63
Nov 3, 2016
Nice humble brag, there.
+1
level 68
Feb 13, 2017
If you were born in the 60s or earlier you would have heard about El Salvador, which was going through a very dark period, in which death squads associated with the military killed anyone they considered an enemy with impunity.
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level 51
May 23, 2012
Got em all with one minute left.... pretty happy.
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level 24
May 24, 2012
Everything but Equatorial Guinea.
+1
level 35
Dec 14, 2014
same here--and I was even going over the African countries, one by one....
+1
level 57
May 24, 2012
I missed Ethiopia. Wow.
+1
level 73
Feb 11, 2013
me too even though I've been there a few times. Tough given the time constraints to recall everything, but I think that's better. Once people have mastered the countries of the world quiz I find the quizzes with countries as answers are tedious when they give you too much time. If you don't know the answer you can just keep going through every country one by one until you get it..
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level 73
Jan 13, 2017
got 100% today with over a minute left. But Ethiopia was the last one I picked up. Hooray for learning.
+2
level 18
May 30, 2012
east timor's proper name is timor-leste
+1
level 44
Jul 27, 2013
I have to agree - if the site insists on calling the Ivory Coast "Cote D'Ivore," then Timor-Leste should be the proper name as well.
+1
level 20
Sep 14, 2013
I was wondering about Timor Leste too.
+1
level 16
Jul 31, 2014
#francias
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level 28
Sep 27, 2014
I LIVE in East Timor and forgot it..
+1
level 36
Dec 13, 2014
Exactly.
+1
level 65
Dec 15, 2014
The site doesn't insist on calling it Côte d'Ivoire, the Government of Côte d'Ivoire insists that the English version is incorrect.
+1
level 15
Jan 1, 2016
"East Timor" is officially "Timor Leste" Please put it in black as "Fed. states of Micronesia" in the quiz with M. Thanks
+1
level 38
Apr 7, 2018
Quick side note, indeed the government of Cote d'Ivoire does insist that the English translation is Cote d'Ivoire, but so do Timor-Leste and Cabo Verde.
+1
level 44
Aug 2, 2014
agreed.
+1
level 35
Nov 14, 2016
Depends on the official American name for the country otherwise most countries are listed incorrectly.
+1
level 66
Nov 24, 2016
Then when you are asked for Asian Countries in a quiz don't put in China you have to put 中国
+1
level 16
Mar 5, 2017
Yeah I must agree with you there
+1
level 8
Jun 4, 2012
Whoa 100%
+1
level 49
Jun 7, 2012
dang it, 6/8.... gonna be easier after the Olympics
+1
level 65
Dec 15, 2014
Because of all those fantastic athletes from East Timor?
+1
level 50
Jan 9, 2017
I remember a story about a skier from East Timor at the Sochi olympics... their language doesn't even have a word for "skiing"
+1
level 67
Jun 1, 2017
Pretty funny @MyMindWentBlank, but it turns out that he is actually French-Timor...Timorese? ...Timorian? Timmish? Right, French-Timmish. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yohan_Goutt_Goncalves
+1
level 35
Aug 17, 2017
i think they have a word for skiing , they speak portuguese
+4
level 21
Jun 8, 2012
El Dorado is not a country then.........
+1
level 55
May 3, 2014
I don't think it's even real.
+2
level 73
Nov 24, 2016
Lot of towns named El Dorado, but no countries.
+1
level 50
Oct 6, 2017
MY COUNTRY DOES EXIST IF THE GOLD DUST ON MY BODY IS REAL GOLD!!
+1
level 50
Oct 6, 2017
Oh wait, it's not.
+4
level 11
Jun 25, 2012
dang, forgot east timor, its timor-leste in my mind...
+1
level 24
Sep 17, 2012
Got 'em all with 1:34 left (the training paid off :-))
+1
level 33
Jan 3, 2013
8!
+1
level 15
Jan 8, 2013
Dang it eritrea! @caslsoccer1 they are different countries.
+1
level 80
Apr 4, 2013
??? No, same country, it's just commonly referred to by 2 different languages/translations of its name. The same problem exists for Cote d'Ivoire/Ivory Coast.
+1
level 20
Dec 1, 2016
I forgot East Timor !!!!!!!!
+1
level 41
Dec 26, 2017
Ok
+1
level 28
Dec 26, 2017
same!
+1
level 38
Apr 7, 2018
They are not different countries. Timor-Leste is the Portuguese translation. The English translation is disputed between the two.
+1
level 44
Feb 23, 2013
My niece would slap me - her name is Egypt.
+9
level 20
Dec 10, 2017
that's a weird name for a human
+1
level 15
Mar 20, 2013
Forgot Eritrea
+2
level 15
May 9, 2013
SINCE WHEN IS ENGLAND NOT A COUNTRY IN ITS OWN RIGHT.
+11
level ∞
May 9, 2013
SINCE THEY MERGED WITH SCOTLAND, WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND TO BECOME THE UNITED KINGDOM. Oh, sorry, I thought we were shouting here.
+2
level 38
Jun 20, 2013
I LIKE SHOUTING, DONT YOU?
+2
level 16
Jul 31, 2014
SHOUTING MAKES ME HAPPY:D
+6
level 73
Oct 10, 2016
I need earplugs.
+1
level 26
Mar 6, 2017
England still has its own border from those countries. separating it from them, yes its part of the united kingdom, but does it or does it not have its own flag, langage, and land to say that it is its own country
+1
level 56
Apr 21, 2017
RogueXReaper: England is still not a sovereign country. Loads of territories have borders, a language, flag, and whatnot, but those things alone don't make a territory a sovereign country. England is part of the UK, and the UK is the sovereign country.
+1
level 53
May 18, 2017
PLUS ONE!
+4
level 53
Aug 16, 2017
Most cities have a flag, a language, and land.
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level 30
Jan 27, 2018
"England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland to the north and Wales to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain (which lies in the North Atlantic) in its centre and south, and includes over 100 smaller named islands such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight." -Wikipedia article for England
+1
level 73
Mar 21, 2018
I had to look this up but apparently the last time a sovereign state named England existed was either 1603 or 1707 when the Kingdom of England officially merged with the Kingdom of Scotland and became the Kingdom of Great Britain.
+1
level 50
Apr 2, 2017
Actually, according to the instructions of the quiz, England is not a country in "it is" own right.
+1
level 5
Feb 26, 2018
brexit means brexit
+1
level 73
Mar 21, 2018
Since 1603
+1
level 45
Jul 4, 2013
100% with 30 seconds left. "E" is the first quiz of countries by letter I've gotten 100%.
+1
level 44
Jul 27, 2013
Try the countries that start with "o".
+1
level 73
Mar 7, 2014
or Q
+1
level 28
Jun 29, 2014
or Y ;)
+1
level 20
Dec 1, 2016
or Z XD
+1
level 28
Jan 1, 2017
or X :)
+1
level 50
Jan 9, 2017
Or W
+2
level 75
Jan 12, 2017
Or Σ
+4
level 50
Apr 2, 2017
There are actually sixteen such countries - Σαμόα, Σαουδική Αραβία, Σενεγάλη, Σερβία, Σευχέλλες, Σιέρα Λεόνε, Σιγκαπούρη, Σλοβακία, Σλοβενία, Σομαλία, Σρι Λάνκα, Σουδάν, Σουρινάμ, Σουαζιλάνδη, Σουηδία, and Συρία. That would be a pretty hard quiz, given than you can't type non-Latin letters into the answer boxes!
+1
level 56
Jan 2, 2018
what about South Sudan?
+1
level 9
Jul 7, 2017
try the capital countries starts with letter m
+1
level 10
Aug 25, 2013
i know Eritrea i just forgot the spelling!lol 7/8
+1
level 12
Aug 30, 2013
Equador and Ethipoia. I alwasy spell it bad...
+1
level 23
Nov 23, 2013
Way too easy!!! Got 100% with 1:15 left.
+1
level 39
Aug 18, 2017
What is Equador?
+1
level 38
Feb 15, 2018
(wrong comment) A misspelling of Ecuador
+1
level 17
Feb 1, 2014
50%....why is it so easy in hindsight?
+2
level 50
Feb 14, 2014
I always think of East Timor as Timor-Leste.
+2
level 75
Feb 16, 2014
"...its own right." No apostrophe.
+2
level 16
Mar 1, 2014
Talk about some irrelevant countries
+1
level 70
Dec 13, 2014
If you live in one you''ll find them pretty relevant
+1
level 56
Apr 21, 2017
Talk about an irrelevant comment.
+1
level 20
May 2, 2014
East Timor is officially Timor-Leste
+1
level 30
May 19, 2014
Got all with 1:20 left. Eritrea took me a moment to come up with.
+1
level 29
May 25, 2014
So Timor Leste starts with 'E', right?
+1
level 9
Jul 7, 2017
no kamerol
+1
level 44
Jun 24, 2014
No matter how many times I write it I can never remember how to spell Eritrea
+1
level 28
Jun 29, 2014
Got them all with 1:09 left. Taking the 'Countries of the World' quiz really helps. :)
+1
level 7
Jul 9, 2014
Glad I wrote East Timor with 1 second left! O.o
+1
level 55
Sep 6, 2014
love the video!
+1
level 34
Sep 18, 2014
El Salvador at the buzzer!
+1
level 26
Nov 30, 2014
1 second left. Good for my first try. Just managed to get East Timor in the nick of time
+2
level 60
Dec 13, 2014
I'm pretty sure the only reason Estonia is the most guessed country here is that people open the comment section and see Estonia mentioned in the first comment.
+1
level 34
Dec 13, 2014
Missed East Timor and Equatorial Guinea, never heard of either
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level 56
Dec 16, 2014
East Timor is not the name of the country. It's Timor-Leste. Calling it East Timor like calling the USA an A country because it's colloquially called "America."
+1
level 15
Jan 1, 2015
OK Quiz
+3
level 63
Jan 27, 2015
Missed Equatorial Guinea.
+1
level 14
Feb 18, 2015
Got 8/8! Great quiz. :)
+1
level 13
Jun 4, 2015
I finished the quiz with 48 seconds remaining.
+1
level 24
Jun 21, 2015
cannot get east timor.
+1
level 51
Jul 8, 2015
I think East Timor belongs in the 'T' quiz, due to its official name, 'Timor-Leste'
+1
level 22
Jul 19, 2015
I agree
+1
level 38
Feb 15, 2018
This website gets most of its information from Wikipedia, which calls it "East Timor".
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level 53
Sep 10, 2015
100% with 0:37 left, yay!!!
+1
level 74
Sep 27, 2015
Missed Equatorial Guinea... I always feel as if I should do better on these sorts of quizzes now that I can complete the Countries of the World quiz, but they're more of a challenge that I think. Good quizzes though. :)
+1
level 4
Oct 30, 2015
All of them! Nobody did that?! Nobody has A FLAGS BOOK?! They're messing with the wrong pegasister.
+1
level 56
Apr 21, 2017
Has the medication worn off?
+1
level 20
Nov 8, 2015
LOL 37 secs left and I only looked at the comments.
+1
level 38
Dec 29, 2015
I don't know why I always do so poorly at the "countries that start with __" quizes. I can get a perfect score on the countries of the world quiz, but always miss about half on this type of quiz.
+1
level 43
Feb 4, 2016
They can be tricky alright. I think it's because you are constrained by letter.
+1
level 11
Jan 1, 2016
I forgot east timor
+1
level 15
Jan 1, 2016
"East Timor" is everywhere "Timor Leste" in this site. Please put it in black as "Fed. states of Micronesia" in the quiz with M. Thanks
+1
level 38
Feb 15, 2018
I have literally never seen "Timor-Leste" in any of the quizzes I have taken.
+1
level 43
Feb 4, 2016
0:58 seconds remaining.
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level 50
May 13, 2016
Almost forgot East Timor because I always use Timor-Leste!
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level 28
May 29, 2016
I forgot East-Timor
+1
level 27
Jul 20, 2016
Eire ??? And I disagree about England not being a sovereign nation. The Queen is the sovereign ruler of England etc. and whilst it forms part of the United Kingdom, it is a sovereign nation within that kingdom.
+1
level 64
Dec 29, 2016
Eire is Ireland in Irish. England isn't a sovereign nation and Queen Elizabeth II is the sovereign ruler of 16 countries, which include the UK, Canada and Australia, just to name a few.
+1
level 56
Apr 21, 2017
Disagree all you like, but the UK Government (you know, the institution that might know about these things) certainly doesn't think England is a sovereign country!
+1
level 50
Jun 29, 2018
If England is a sovereign country then where is its government? To be sovereign it would need to have political authority, and there is no English government, only a UK one. The queen is kind of irrelevant as she has no real power and is also the queen of other sovereign countries.
+1
level 58
Aug 27, 2016
Surprised Egypt isn't the most guessed country even though the flag is literally in the quiz
+2
level 59
Jan 12, 2017
Not everyone has fun with flags.
+1
level 35
Nov 14, 2016
Missed El Salvador, I was too focused on Africa, and could not get Endor out of my head.
+1
level 58
Jan 12, 2017
Same! From someone who lives in Endor...
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level 50
Jan 9, 2017
To the people complaining about "East Timor" vs. "Timor-Leste:" It doesn't really matter what you call it. Eventually you'll learn to guess the country whenever you're looking for a country that starts with E or T.
+1
level 33
Jan 12, 2017
"a country in its own right" Lose the apostrophe (it's = it is ). Hugs.
+1
level 46
Jan 12, 2017
Who doesn't know that England is apart of the U.K. and not an independent state?
+1
level 42
Jan 12, 2017
Finished in 15 seconds
+1
level 58
Jan 12, 2017
In your caveats, it should be "its," not "it's."
+1
level 27
Jan 13, 2017
You know, looking on this site is kind of depressing. All the comments are about wrong things. I just like the people who say 'great quiz'!
+1
level 53
Aug 16, 2017
great comment!
+1
level 42
Jan 15, 2017
How is Estonia guessed more than Egypt? Also, how in the world did I get everything except Estonia?
+1
level 39
Jul 19, 2017
Same
+1
level 7
Jan 22, 2017
Englands a country if you think otherwise your stupid
+1
level 66
Apr 5, 2017
I know it is difficult for people of your superior intelligence to come to grips with such mundane problems, but the United Kingdom (known to us lesser gifted creatures as the UK) is the Sovereign Country. England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (and other isles) are individual areas incorporated into the Sovereign Country UK. Citizens of these areas call these areas countries which is a loose term for localised district. An example that your overloaded grey matter may appreciate is that should Scotland for instance leave the UK they would become a Sovereign Country in their own right, leaving the rest of the area still known as UK.
+1
level 39
Nov 5, 2017
Malbaby: Why do you continue to argue with those who are tone-deaf except to their opinions? Save your breath!
+1
level 50
Jun 29, 2018
Obviously I'm stupid then.
+1
level 50
Jan 24, 2017
Nice video.
+1
level 37
Apr 8, 2017
Forgot Egypt and I'm Egyptian... I feel so retarded now!!! I'm just face palming so much...
+1
level 60
Apr 17, 2017
What, no Elbonia?
+1
level 20
May 5, 2017
1:30
+1
level 43
Jul 17, 2017
fair point well made
+1
level 39
Jul 19, 2017
Forgot Estonia and got everything else somehow! Check out my quizzes!
+1
level 36
Aug 8, 2017
England isn't a country. It's Nick Crompton's city.
+1
level 19
Aug 11, 2017
100% with 0:46 seconds remaining!
+1
level 15
Oct 20, 2017
1.31 left
+1
level 27
Nov 14, 2017
Any quiz asking me to guess more than two countries beginning with a specific letter is rather ambitious.
+1
level 25
Nov 30, 2017
If you can learn all the countries of the world, then when you see the letter, you go through all the continents, and think of the ones that start with "E". That is the best way to complete these quizzes.
+1
level 20
Dec 16, 2017
wp , u got 82% estonia which means they are in 1st place! proud of yall. ( cheers from latvia
+1
level 33
Dec 24, 2017
got them all 1:20 left :)
+1
level 28
Dec 26, 2017
Forgot East Timor as had learnt it as timor-leste when i did the 196 countries challenge
+1
level 43
Dec 31, 2017
Wow, thanks el salvador
+1
level 24
Feb 28, 2018
England is a country, the UK is made of 4 countries England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. I am English not UKish. It also has its own flag, just like Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have as they are also countries in their own right :) Thank you and Goodnight
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level 50
Jun 29, 2018
What is the UK then?
+1
level 15
Mar 1, 2018
Ethiopia, Eritrea, East Timor and El Salvador missed.
+2
level 49
Apr 19, 2018
I hate to be nitpicky, but in the caveat, "it's" should be "its" :)
+2
level 43
Apr 23, 2018
Should be updated now, Swaziland changed its name to Eswatini :)
+1
level 7
May 4, 2018
Easy
+1
level 82
May 4, 2018
Need to add eSwatini now that Swaziland has changed names lol
+1
level ∞
May 7, 2018
We use common names not official names. Otherwise Mexico might appear in this quiz as well.
+1
level 16
May 15, 2018
Hmm, Why does it say this quiz was made 8 days ago, and yet people were posting 5 years ago? It just doesn't make any sense!
+1
level 43
Jun 13, 2018
It was edited eight days ago. The QM added a cavaet to show that Swaziland isn't in this quiz.
+1
level 45
Jul 25, 2018
of course Swaziland wouldn't be on here. It doesn't exist anymore.
+1
level 14
May 20, 2018
what about england?
+1
level 69
Jun 15, 2018
Thought ‘Oh look, Egypt’s flag’ then proceeded to forget all about it while typing in the rest. Duh
+1
level 6
Jun 17, 2018
I lost wah
+1
level 32
Jun 24, 2018
Somehow i got everything except Ecuador
+1
level 48
Jun 28, 2018
Eswatini? UN officialy changed Swaziland's name to Eswatini i think jetpunk should change that
+1
level 45
Jul 25, 2018
it's eSwatini. the e means land of.
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level 45
Jul 25, 2018
eSwatini should be on here.
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