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Countries that Start with T

Name the countries that start with the letter T.
  • Timor-Leste is listed under East Timor (E)
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Oct 24, 2014
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+3
level 74
Sep 18, 2012
What about Timor Leste?
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level 7
Sep 28, 2012
In English it's "East Timor"
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level 23
Dec 5, 2013
If Ivory Coast is Cote Di'voire, shouldn't east timor be Timor Leste?
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level 28
Jan 23, 2014
Anyone who ever claimed the English language was consistent was a pretty rotten liar.
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level 58
Mar 8, 2014
:D
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level 49
Nov 22, 2014
Not wanting to be fussy, but it's Cote D'Ivoire
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level 61
May 30, 2015
To be even fussier, it's actually Côte d'Ivoire
+7
level 45
May 30, 2015
No! Its not Ivory coast or Cote d'ivoire. Its Norsunluurannikko. Learn Finnish! :)
+6
level 18
Jun 27, 2015
No, it's not Finish, it's Klingon.
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level 49
Oct 3, 2015
What have I started...?
+2
level 60
Nov 17, 2015
When will you end it...?
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level 67
Oct 12, 2016
In case you're still wondering, 3 years later: Cote D'Ivoire has indicated that the French version is its official name, even in other languages, it's not just a translation thing. Timor-Leste, however, can be translated into several languages, so in standard English terminology, it's East Timor.
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level 58
Dec 8, 2016
This is an excessive amount of comments
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level 71
Feb 2, 2017
Will adding another one help?
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level 14
Feb 22, 2017
I don't know, will it?
+1
level 43
Mar 5, 2017
I think it will help
+1
level 32
Mar 6, 2017
just another one for banter
+1
level 42
Mar 6, 2017
Actually it's that Betty White is older than sliced bread.
+1
level 53
Mar 29, 2017
I'll throw one on the pile.
+1
level 73
Apr 17, 2017
And just how old is sliced bread?
+1
level 47
May 10, 2017
89 years. It was invented on July 7, 1928.
+2
level 60
May 10, 2017
[contribution]
+2
level 70
May 10, 2017
Do we receive any accolades for reading every reply?
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level 70
May 18, 2017
Timor-Leste is, by its government's declaration, the same in every language (the only other countries in this category are Côte d'Ivoire and Cabo Verde).
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level 53
May 18, 2017
Idea: have five comments in a month in a five-year-old comment chain.
+1
level 33
May 18, 2017
I'll go ahead and contribute to this
+1
level 53
Aug 16, 2017
And here's a third one because I care.
+2
level 37
Mar 19, 2018
It's actually Elfenbeinküst come on guys, get your Luxembourgish on
+1
level 39
Mar 20, 2018
One last comment
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level 31
Mar 24, 2018
We could use a few more
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level 34
Mar 24, 2018
2018
+1
level 49
Mar 25, 2018
Is this thread done?
+1
level 44
Jun 19, 2018
Nope, it should be Timor-Leste
+1
level 54
Jul 7, 2018
Ivory Coast is Обала Слоноваче, East Timor is Источни Тимор! :D
+1
level 26
Mar 6, 2017
18 comments is better than 17.
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level 70
May 18, 2017
You may need to update your numbers, Josh. I wouldn't have guessed such a benign quiz could generate this amount of one-thread feedback :)
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level 24
Nov 9, 2012
What about Texas? ;-) (may as well be)
+1
level 11
Dec 29, 2012
Lmao... 100% :D
+1
level 29
Feb 25, 2013
Tibet too :P
+1
level 51
Jan 18, 2017
Tibet is, sadly, a part of CHina
+1
level 22
Jul 12, 2017
not a country anymore
+5
level 68
Mar 19, 2018
Free Tibet! (With the purchase of another Tibet of equal and/or greater value)
+1
level 48
Jul 11, 2013
Isnt that in Canada? :)
+1
level 66
Nov 14, 2013
Interestingly enough, it used to be a country, but not anymore. And, no, Texas is not in Canada, but rather is now part of the United Alliance of Kyrgyzstan. :)
+1
level 73
May 30, 2015
Are you sure that isn't the United Alliance of Cowgyzstan?
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level 56
Aug 5, 2015
Tibet or Texas? Guess it doesn't matter. They were both once countries.
+1
level 49
Jan 19, 2016
And both part of Kyrgyzstan.
+1
level 57
Apr 17, 2017
Wrong Quiz website thecoolestdude
+1
level 14
Feb 15, 2015
texas isnt a country
+1
level 35
May 30, 2015
HAHA he thinks you're serious! I'm dying here :D
+1
level 35
Dec 2, 2015
Go Texas!
+1
level 11
Feb 8, 2017
I'm from Texas and I have noticed even the nations that hate the US are somewhat fond of us. I too agree we should be our own country.
+3
level 66
Mar 6, 2017
No we're not.
+2
level 53
Mar 29, 2017
Malbaby here speaks for every nation on the face of the earth.
+2
level 57
May 18, 2017
I'm sorry, but Canada doesn't like Texas much.....
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level 57
May 18, 2017
Yeah, I have no real issue with Texas, but a lot of people I know think Texas is the epitome of everything that is wrong with the US.
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level 61
May 18, 2017
Just have to point out, as I do to any Texan that brings up the subject: Vermont was an independent republic for longer (1777-1791) than Texas (1836-1845). And if you flattened it out, Vermont would be larger than Texas.
+2
level 53
Mar 20, 2018
Vocal minority. Most Texans aren't actually that obnoxious, and most Texans don't really want their state to be independent (partially because it makes no sense at all). I know Texans. I've been to Texas. I've never met - at least in real life - a Texan who wasn't kind, friendly, and outgoing. And yeah, maybe that's stereotypical to some extent, but Texas is not everything that's wrong with the U.S.
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level 53
Mar 20, 2018
Also, specifically to sam: How exactly do you get the statistic that Vermont would be larger than Texas post-flattening? Anyway, if anything that's a vote against it. The more mountainous the land, the less useful it is.
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level 22
Jul 12, 2017
not a country anymore
+1
level 35
Mar 19, 2018
texas represents everything wrong with the USA? ummmm other way round texas represents everything right with the USA. texans live how everyone should live.
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level 68
Jan 16, 2013
Odd--I got Togo at the last second, for 10/11, but it tells me my high score is 9.
+1
level 73
Mar 16, 2013
missed my favorite country in the world. :(
+1
level 15
Mar 23, 2013
Which is that?????
+1
level 57
Jul 23, 2014
In one of his "Are you too dumb to live" quizzes, I think he says Thailand
+1
level 73
May 30, 2015
yes. Got it this time around, though.
+1
level 17
Mar 23, 2013
what about Tibet?
+1
level 73
Apr 22, 2013
I believe Tibet is now Bhutan?
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level 80
Apr 23, 2013
No, Tibet is an area of China north of Nepal and Bhutan
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
Yeah its china
+1
level 63
Sep 29, 2015
haha
+2
level 64
May 18, 2017
Never heard of that annexation. But who knows, the mighty Bhutanese Empire will soon rise and be 100x bigger than the Mongol Rmpire.
+2
level 50
May 18, 2017
Area of the Mongol Empire at maximum extent: 9.27 million square miles. 100x bigger than the Mongol Empire: 927 million square miles. Area of Earth: 197 million square miles. That's quite the empire!
+1
level 36
Jul 5, 2013
what about tahiti?
+2
level 43
Dec 15, 2013
Tahiti is part of French Polynesia, a territory of France.
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
Tahiti is french
+1
level 64
May 18, 2017
Tahiti is a part of French Polynesia, which is part of France. If anything, it'd be French Polynesia that should be seeking independence.
+2
level 15
Aug 6, 2013
the gambia?
+3
level 9
May 14, 2014
Under G. Though technically, you are correct. That is correct
+2
level 18
May 29, 2014
Same with The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
+2
level 46
Mar 20, 2018
and "the netherlands"
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
The Ukraine too
+2
level 46
Mar 5, 2017
epicdjyoshi and jerry928. It is ukraine and vatican city. Not The Ukraine and The Vatican
+2
level 70
Oct 11, 2015
The Bahamas, the United States, the Vatican...
+4
level 49
Jan 19, 2016
The Jerry
+3
level 64
May 18, 2017
The New Potato
+2
level 75
May 19, 2017
The Matrix
+1
level 50
Aug 23, 2013
I was half way through typing Trinidad when the clock ran out -_-
+2
level 49
Sep 26, 2013
The People's Democratic Republic of North Korea?
+2
level 57
Apr 17, 2017
The United States of America?
+1
level 50
May 18, 2017
The Canada?
+1
level 19
Sep 16, 2017
USA doesn't have the in its official name, so if you're nitpicking, you failed.
+1
level 18
Nov 3, 2013
I kept thinking Tallahassee -_-
+2
level 63
Nov 4, 2013
Kind of funny that El Salvador is on the "E" quiz, not the "S" quiz, but The Gambia is on the "G," not the "T" quiz. I guess Spanish articles are special.
+1
level 16
Feb 20, 2014
I've only ever referred to the country as Gambia. Same as Ukraine. I know some people call it 'The Ukraine', but it just sounds weird to me.
+1
level 40
May 30, 2015
"The Ukraine" is considered offensive to some people. Probably because that was what it was called when it was the Soviet State of Ukraine.
+1
level 65
Jun 1, 2015
Lol
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
I agree
+1
level 73
May 30, 2015
Arabic ones, too... Algeria.
+1
level 57
Apr 17, 2017
Because the country is called "The Savior" and not "Savior"
+1
level 22
Jan 14, 2014
Thought I was cool for knowing Turkmenistan after doing a project on it a few years ago. Guess I was wrong. Oh well :)
+1
level 73
Feb 6, 2017
Many people learn all the "stans" after doing a few of these quizzes since they come up so often.
+1
level 21
Feb 19, 2014
11/11 but the last got in 6 seconds left
+1
level 29
May 12, 2014
Missed Tajikistan. One of the ones I have yet to master on the countries of the world quiz. I have to learn to spell it.
+3
level 18
Jun 27, 2015
Remember, it's part of the "stan" nations. I hope you underSTANd . :-D
+1
level 64
May 18, 2017
So you learned Kyrgyzstan first than Tajikistan? Odd.
+1
level 48
May 16, 2014
uuhh...I need a map
+1
level 18
Jun 27, 2015
OK, give my your address. I mail you one.
+1
level 64
May 18, 2017
Just pull up a map from the internet, though that'd be cheating.
+1
level 51
Jul 8, 2014
I need more time to think about it!
+1
level 23
Aug 9, 2014
5/11 . Has anyone tried my Timmy Failure quiz ?
+1
level 26
Dec 1, 2014
i missed the most common one... turkey
+1
level 53
May 31, 2015
Guess what flag that is on the quiz header.
+1
level 67
Apr 19, 2015
Lol I missed Taiwan
+1
level 28
Jun 27, 2015
And isn't it great to see Taiwan on this quiz??
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
Yes it is :) Taiwan FTW
+2
level 28
May 30, 2015
Tibet is not an area of China; it was a country until the Chinese occupation in the 1950's :/
+1
level 34
May 30, 2015
And now it's a part of China.
+1
level 64
May 18, 2017
And it still is.
+1
level 15
May 30, 2015
missed trinidad :(
+1
level 18
Jun 27, 2015
It's I guess a wonderful spot. Great beaches from what I gather from other people. So, I guess when vacation time is over, I'd miss it too.
+1
level 37
Jul 8, 2015
What about Terabithia?
+1
level 75
May 19, 2017
What about Tatooine?
+2
level 49
Mar 19, 2018
What about Thneedville?
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
Got all but togo and tunisia
+1
level 31
Aug 7, 2015
Almost missed Turkey but finally got full marks with 1:01 to go
+1
level 24
Aug 23, 2015
Missed Tuvalu! I can never remember that one!
+1
level 44
Sep 10, 2015
Taiwan is not an independent country. It's an occupied territory of China; or, as the Taiwanese say, it's China and the mainland is a province in rebellion...
+1
level 31
Jan 27, 2017
I agree with you. Taiwan is a province of China.
+2
level 64
May 18, 2017
It's not occupied by China. They have their own government, president, currency, army, economy, etc. They don't rely on China on anything. Practically a country.
+1
level 44
May 18, 2017
I think you both must be from China.
+1
level 44
Sep 10, 2015
So, if you don't want to accept Timor Leste as an answer, then there are only 10 countries.
+1
level 14
Sep 17, 2015
The Gambia? The Bahamas?
+1
level 10
Oct 3, 2015
What about Turks and Caicos Islands?
+2
level 73
Nov 28, 2015
British Territory; not a sovereign nation.
+1
level 35
Dec 2, 2015
I was halfway typing through "Togo". I literally typed "to" and then time ran out!
+1
level 28
Jan 8, 2016
1:05 to spare, 10 seconds wasted as I was entering timor leste and it was not accepting lol
+1
level 23
Feb 4, 2016
I got one. Taiwan. Depressing.
+1
level 14
Feb 22, 2017
I only got 4
+1
level 32
Apr 15, 2016
i got togo in the last second!!
+1
level 54
Jun 24, 2016
I insist, Burma should be listed as Myanmar.
+1
level 44
May 18, 2017
It's listed as both.
+1
level 25
Jul 3, 2016
But- Timbucktu? Tipperary?
+1
level 73
Oct 30, 2017
You'll have a long road to travel to get those accepted!
+1
level 40
Jul 14, 2016
Damn. This comment section is golden. NERD HUMOUR!
+1
level 21
Sep 10, 2016
7 out of 11!
+1
level 28
Nov 18, 2016
Timor-Leste is missing. It should be accepted like this because it is the official name of the country, regardless of its usual English name.
+1
level 66
Mar 6, 2017
That thinking could get tricky with the Chinese names in Chinese, Thai names in Thai etc. ...... lets just stick to the English names in an English quiz....... If you want a Portuguese quiz then make one.
+1
level 31
Jan 27, 2017
Taiwan (Republic of China) is not an independent country. People's Republic of China is the true China.
+2
level 34
Apr 17, 2017
Guess we know your stance on that political discussion
+2
level 64
May 18, 2017
Well, I'm taking a very wild guess and saying you're Chinese. Am I right?
+1
level 29
Feb 7, 2017
What? No Trindad and Tobago!?
+2
level 64
May 18, 2017
Trinidad and Tobago, sure! Trindad and Tobago, no
+1
level 51
Feb 8, 2017
I love the mane Tuvalu so I always remember that one
+1
level 12
Apr 24, 2017
turks and caicos???
+2
level 57
May 18, 2017
Not a country.
+1
level 64
May 18, 2017
UK overseas territory.
+3
level 33
May 18, 2017
Timor-Leste should be in this. I know that it is usually called "East Timor". Can it be a bonus answer perhaps?
+2
level 64
May 19, 2017
You can't do that on Jetpunk.
+1
level 55
Jan 22, 2018
Timor-Leste's official name in all languages is Timor-Leste so it definitely should be at least mentioned here, if not part of the official guess-ables.
+1
level 15
May 18, 2017
Its a good quiz
+1
level 15
Jun 22, 2017
0:49
+1
level 43
Jul 21, 2017
1.31 left not bad at all
+1
level 19
Aug 11, 2017
100% with 0:49 remaining on my first try!
+1
level 29
Aug 15, 2017
1:20 left!
+1
level 15
Oct 21, 2017
1:39
+1
level 26
Nov 8, 2017
With first go all correct with plenty of time to spare. I rule! Greetings to you all from THE Finland. ;)
+1
level 27
Nov 12, 2017
timor-leste
+1
level 31
Jul 22, 2018
To me, Timor-Leste should be counted, I do not understand why it isn't accepted.
+1
level 41
Nov 19, 2017
Think you should have include "The" Gambia
+1
level 20
Dec 12, 2017
im always thinking in this quiz about tongolia
+1
level 33
Jan 11, 2018
Missed Trinidad and Tobago, and I'm from Trinidad and Tobago. Facepalm*
+1
level 10
Mar 10, 2018
1:09 remaining...
+1
level 49
Mar 25, 2018
Has anyone said 'what about Tibet' lately?
+1
level 11
Apr 2, 2018
Taiwan isn't actually a "country", only observed by 20-25 UN countries.
+2
level 73
Jul 5, 2018
Recognition by the UN isn't what sovereignty means.
+1
level 32
Jun 5, 2018
You want to be careful saying Taiwan is a country. The Chinese government will threaten to block your site.
+2
level 73
Jul 5, 2018
I'm curious how many hits we get from China. I don't know if it's accurate but I just checked on some website to see if Jetpunk was blocked there already and it says that it is not.
+1
level 48
Jul 10, 2018
Thanks, Quizmaster for generating a quiz that has, in turn, generated a fascinating and amusing collection of comments over more than 5 years discussing marvelously trivial (and not so trivial) facts and di minimis data. Interesting, witty, and courteous chat. Fun to read.
+1
level 31
Jul 22, 2018
I strongly agree. Jetpunk.com is a great website. I invest a lot of my free time into this wonderful site. Thank you!
+1
level 31
Jul 22, 2018
Could Trinidad & Tobago be accepted as TAT? That would go a bit faster, because I was not really great in time the first time I tried this quiz and struggled getting Trinidad & Tobago in time.
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