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
91%
"Land of the Franks"France
90%
Describes its position at the south
of a continent
South Africa
82%
"Rich Coast" in SpanishCosta Rica
71%
"The Savior" in SpanishEl Salvador
71%
"Land of the Indus River"India
70%
"White Russia"Belarus
69%
Named after King Philip II of SpainPhilippines
65%
Combines Tanganyika and ZanzibarTanzania
62%
"Low lands"Netherlands
60%
From the Latin word for "Free"Liberia
54%
"Black Mountain" in ItalianMontenegro
53%
Based on Marco Polo's rendering
of "Sun Origin"
Japan
43%
Italian for "Little Venice"Venezuela
28%
Named after the Biblical figure JacobIsrael
26%
Named after a province in the NetherlandsNew Zealand
26%
Taken from the Latin for "Southern"Australia
23%
"Land of the Aryans"Iran
22%
Means "Lion City"Singapore
19%
From the Greek for "small islands"Fed. States of
Micronesia
18%
Incorrectly called "Land of the Moors"Mauritania
16%

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