Middle East Map Quiz

Fill in the map by clicking each selected country in the Middle East.
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Last updated: October 28, 2018
First submittedOctober 30, 2014
Times taken748,321
Rating4.99
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Select Country
Bahrain
Cyprus
Egypt
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Palestinian Territories
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syria
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
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Level 36
Nov 13, 2014
Woot 3:31
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Level 13
Jul 31, 2018
2:21 i did pretty good :D
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Level 36
Sep 14, 2018
2:19 :-)
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Level 16
Dec 23, 2018
2:32 :)
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Level 30
Mar 5, 2019
2:36 ;0)
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Level 27
Oct 16, 2019
2:43 ;D
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Level 62
Oct 29, 2019
2:32
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Level 20
Jan 27, 2020
2:32 : )
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Level 45
Apr 24, 2020
31 :)
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Level 21
May 27, 2020
2:17 yay
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Level 59
Mar 20, 2019
But, did you answer correctly?
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Level 54
Oct 23, 2019
3:31
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Level 35
May 1, 2020
2:44
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Level 22
May 2, 2020
2:14 :)
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Level 21
May 5, 2020
2:30
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Level 59
Dec 11, 2014
Does this mean Jetpunk is changing its stance toward Palestine?
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Level 23
Feb 6, 2015
It is really hard to tell what is a country and what is water. Can you do something about it?
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Level 59
Apr 10, 2018
If a country is selected it is dark blue, but the water is light blue. Do you mean that?
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Level 62
Jun 24, 2015
I have every country memorized except the caribbean, that should be fun!
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Level 59
Aug 12, 2015
Two things --> First I feel it's confusing that you have included Egypt here ... because isn't Egypt most accurately one of Africa's 54 countries? So you have Egypt showing up on maps twice ... and also you have Palestinian Territories here - which is actually NOT a country of it's own ... and if you were going to include lots of accurate dependencies or overseas territories, then why have you not included Puerto Rico? Galapagos Islands? Easter Island? Greenland? Faroe Islands? etc. On some of your complete world map or world capitals Quizzes, there seems to be an agreement of 196 countries on the planet today. But then it seems like the individual maps should support these numbers. and having Egypt show up twice and including Palestine throw the total numbers off. Maybe you could have a different color/title for any lands that are included but that are not actual countries of the world (like French Guiana, etc.)....? thanks
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Level 80
Jun 3, 2016
The Middle East is not a continent so there's no conflict with including African countries.
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Level 37
Mar 2, 2019
The Oceania and Carribean Map Quizzes include indisputably non-countries and territories. In Oceania: New Caledonia (France) French Polynesia (France) In Caribbean: Aruba (Nederlands) Bonaire (Nederlands) Curacao (Nederlands) US Virgin Islands (US) British Virgin Islands (UK) Monserrat (UK) Anguilla (UK) St Martin (Nederlands/France) Guadelupe (France) Martinique (France)
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Level 51
Aug 1, 2020
Netherlands.
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Level 47
Nov 14, 2019
This only includes Palestine because they have to include something in that area, and whatever they put would cause a riot in the comments, which it did. Also the Middle East is a region, like Scandinavia or The Balkans, except it is better know and has is a bit less defined. Some people include Iran or the Caucasus, even Sudan, Eritrea and Djibouti have made it in there sometimes.
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Level 51
Aug 1, 2020
Because Easter Island, Greenland, The Faroe Islands, Puerto Rico, etc, etc. are not in the Middle East.
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Level 16
Oct 8, 2015
Easy way to remember it is Yemen and then Oman to the right
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Level 65
Oct 10, 2015
Done with 03:40 left. My best time.
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Level 52
Jun 7, 2016
after lots of frustrating 3:39's and 3:40's I finally got a single 3:41. Please comment if you have gotten a better score.
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Level 39
Aug 14, 2017
3:42! I did it! Nice competing with you though.
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Level 33
Nov 25, 2015
On my first try, I got a 100% in 1:35
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Level 23
Dec 7, 2015
Egypt is not Middle East. It is African country.
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Level 69
Feb 16, 2016
The parts east of the sued canal are part of Asia Minor according to some.
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Level 69
Feb 16, 2016
Suez* Spellcheck, people!
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Level 50
Aug 29, 2016
There is nothing that prevents an African country from being part of a region known as 'The Middle East'.
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Level 70
Jul 23, 2016
Everyone is arguing that the terrorist run Palestinian Territories are a country when it isn't, whereas poor old Islamic State doesn't even get a mention. They've got their own flag, government, army, tax-raising powers and a multi-billion dollar oil business that they run entirely on their own. Surely if one bunch of bandits get a mention because they are autonomous then others should too.
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Level 80
Aug 6, 2016
This is a fair point. Islamic State has a much better claim to sovereignty than Palestine. But nobody has recognized them because they are hated by literally everyone. State recognition often has more to do with popularity, sympathy, and (of course) politics than actual real sovereignty.
However, that said, Palestine has a (disputed, fragmented) government, they have a flag, they collect some tax revenue and exercise some civic authority, to varying degrees in different unconnected places. What Daesh most notably has that "Palestine" lacks is control over their own borders and territory, and a stable and centralized undisputed government.
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Level 33
Nov 6, 2016
kalbahamut i swear half the people on jetpunk want to buy you a beer or scotch
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Level 80
Dec 7, 2016
The other half want to poison that beer or scotch?
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Level 80
Dec 7, 2016
btw I put Islamic State and Palestine both on my World Leaders #2 Quiz here
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Level 48
Jun 17, 2017
I second cameron's comment. Jetpunk is a better place with your posts. They should be even highlighted.
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Level 32
Jul 31, 2020
This is soooo untrue hahahahaha. Are you serieus bro.
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Level 80
Aug 14, 2020
It was very much true in 2016 when I made the comment. Today.. not so much.
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Level 19
Aug 23, 2017
Very few countries recognize the Islamic State, but PT is recognized by more countries then Taiwan.
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Level 80
Aug 31, 2017
Literally no country recognizes the Islamic State. They have no friends, only enemies. Even AlQaeda and the Taleban hate them.
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Level 19
Sep 5, 2017
Really? I thought corrupt countries would, but I guess it makes sense.
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Level 27
Mar 21, 2017
Can we have some interesting philosophical debates on her please? 'Wow' does not show the level of intelligence all JetPunkers clearly possess in abundance.
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Level 78
Sep 12, 2018
WOW is so many things to so many people. Turned upside down it is MOM. Turned on one side it is 3O3, and on the other side it is EOE. What other word is so versatile, so heartwarming, yet so simple? I could philosophize all day about those three beautiful letters. However, I am a mother so I could be prejudiced in its favor. Let the debates begin.
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Level 66
Nov 30, 2019
Here*. Wow.
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Level 22
Apr 18, 2017
100% a muslim/Arab did not do it they would never mention Israel FYI palestine is still not a country.
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Level 19
Sep 5, 2017
Palestine is recongized by more countries than Taiwan.
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Level 39
Aug 9, 2017
Finished with 3:30 remaining. I think I'm the best?
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Level 33
Nov 12, 2017
Did it a second faster than you ;-)
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Level 52
Nov 15, 2017
I did it 10 seconds faster than you :P
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Level 27
Oct 16, 2019
did it 23 seconds faster than u ;)
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Level 39
Aug 12, 2017
am i
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Level 39
Aug 12, 2017
of course i am
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Level 14
Oct 16, 2017
Egypt is in Africa, not the Middle East. This may need to be changed
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Level 50
Oct 18, 2017
I repeat (from above): there is nothing to prevent a country from the continent of Africa from being part of a region known as 'The Middle East'. It would be similar to saying "that country is part of Africa, not the equator'.
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Level 37
Nov 5, 2017
If this is a geography quiz, then Egypt is in Africa. If it is a political quiz, then it's in the Middle East. Next!
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Level 72
Feb 8, 2018
Or, it's just a trivia quiz, and you should be able to recognize Egypt either way.
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Level 33
Nov 12, 2017
Got all right on my first try, and after I few attempts I did it in 29 seconds... pretty satisfied :)
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Level 18
Jan 8, 2018
ez
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Level 33
Jan 12, 2018
100% with 2:54 left
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Level 9
Jan 18, 2018
Egypt is actually considered in both Africa and Asia.
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Level 9
Jan 22, 2018
Schlomohoward, That is actually your opinion!
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Level 9
Jan 30, 2018
bobthebuilder101, are you Mikayla?
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Level 9
Jan 30, 2018
Done with 3:50 remaining
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Level 22
Feb 2, 2018
3:12 seconds left
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Level 7
Feb 6, 2018
done with 3:06s remaining enough for a 12 year child
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Level 56
Jun 28, 2018
For the love of god - I click on several things at once, so they open in other tabs, and then I come back to the others. STOP MAKING THE TIME START AUTOMATICALLY! All quizzes should not have the timer start until I click on something to start the quiz. I hate going back to a page and seeing that my score is zero, because you decided to make a quiz start by itself. How hard is it to be consistent on all of your quizzes?
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Level 65
Jun 29, 2018
Wow.
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Level 62
Jun 30, 2018
you can just click on "retake quiz" or refresh the page...
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Level 63
Jul 25, 2018
I do that too. Just refresh the site. It's not like QM decided to randomly make quizzes start automatically. There's a pattern.
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Level 20
Sep 12, 2018
"Watching the news might help you place these countries on the map." Wow. Just wow.
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Level 78
Sep 12, 2018
Another wow! Yippee!
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Level 80
Sep 14, 2018
I know! I'm SO offended by honest descriptions of reality!
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Level 32
Sep 14, 2018
Wait...Kosovo isn't recognised as a country? Even the Serbians ( who originally owned the land of Kosovo ) recognise it as a country.
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Level 80
Sep 15, 2018
Serbia does not recognize Kosovo.
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Level 43
Nov 21, 2018
Can you remove the extra countries not part of the quiz like Sudan, Libya and others as they are getting in the way of the answers.
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Level 26
Jan 19, 2019
2:23, great quiz!
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Level 42
Feb 7, 2019
how do you make a map quiz
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Level 28
Feb 7, 2019
Easy
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Level 60
Feb 9, 2019
All correct with 2:03 remaining at 8:02:07 PM on February 9, 2019.
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Level 64
Mar 20, 2019
free palestine is all im gonna say
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Level 26
Mar 29, 2019
Cyprus is not Middle Eastern...
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Level 80
Mar 29, 2019
Why not? It's got a long history of being tied to these other countries.
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Level 31
Sep 13, 2020
It’s got a long history of being tied with Europe; doesn’t mean it’s part of it
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Level 30
Apr 8, 2019
2:24 :)
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Level 53
Apr 11, 2019
Please add Greenland to this map. To stay non-political.
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Level 37
Apr 26, 2019
I didn't say that the Middle East WAS the continent of Asia, I said that the Middle East is ON the Continent of Asia.
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Level 80
May 3, 2019
which is still wrong anyway.
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Level 30
Jan 17, 2020
Egypt is already mentioned as an African nation
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Level 45
Jan 28, 2020
yes
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Level 20
Feb 3, 2020
Egypt is not part of the middle east... It is part of Africa. Confusion...???
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Level 69
Jun 5, 2020
The ME is a region, not a continent. It may include countries from different continents, just like Latin America includes countries from both Americas and excludes others. The region is defined by political and ethno-religious historical ties. MENA is another example, which adds the rest of North Africa to the Middle East.
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Level 46
Feb 23, 2020
I'm just gonna say, not trying to cause arguments or anything but most world maps have the centre like the world countries quiz on here so from that perspective it is in the middle of the map but on the eastern side of the map so from that view it is the Middle East.
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Level 54
Mar 12, 2020
Wow, never knew there was a internationally recognized country called Palestine.
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Level 33
May 11, 2020
Most of the countries in the world recognise Palestine as a sovereign nation, So there is.
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Level 69
Jun 5, 2020
It isn't fully recognized, and the Quiz doesn't make such a claim. It says "territories".
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Level 19
Apr 17, 2020
Fairly easy for me because I have heritage from this region
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Level 21
May 5, 2020
Same
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Level 33
May 11, 2020
To anyone commenting about this remember that the Middle East isn’t a continent so Egypt can be included.
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Level 36
Jul 5, 2020
jeez, everyone's getting so angry about the inclusion of palestine! but first of all, there is nothing in this quiz that SAYS palestine is a country (it literally says palestinian TERRITORIES), and also, just because it doesnt have official status as a country doesn't mean that it's not middle eastern. like, french guiana isn't a country, but it's still on the south american map quiz, right? because it's part of south america!! anyways rant over, y'all need to calm down. -_-