Statistics for Country Name Etymologies #1

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  • The average score is 12 of 22

Answer Stats

Hint Country % Correct
Named after Simón BolívarBolivia
93%
Named after Christopher ColumbusColombia
92%
"Land of the Franks"France
90%
Describes its position at the south
of a continent
South Africa
84%
"The Savior" in SpanishEl Salvador
73%
"Land of the Indus River"India
72%
"Rich Coast" in SpanishCosta Rica
72%
"White Russia"Belarus
71%
Named after King Philip II of SpainPhilippines
67%
Combines Tanganyika and ZanzibarTanzania
64%
"Low lands"Netherlands
61%
From the Latin word for "Free"Liberia
56%
"Black Mountain" in ItalianMontenegro
54%
Based on Marco Polo's rendering
of "Sun Origin"
Japan
44%
Italian for "Little Venice"Venezuela
29%
Named after a province in the NetherlandsNew Zealand
28%
Named after the Biblical figure JacobIsrael
27%
Taken from the Latin for "Southern"Australia
25%
"Land of the Aryans"Iran
23%
Means "Lion City"Singapore
21%
From the Greek for "small islands"Fed. States of
Micronesia
18%
Incorrectly called "Land of the Moors"Mauritania
17%

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