Name a Valid Country #4

Name any of the countries that belongs in each selected category.
Answer must correspond to the yellow box
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Last updated: June 25, 2021
First submittedAugust 1, 2019
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whose name ends in GUAY
Paraguay | Uruguay
with NO snakes
Cape Verde | Iceland | Ireland | Kiribati | Marshall Islands |
Nauru | New Zealand | Tuvalu | Vatican City
where the temperature has never
exceeded 37° Celsius
Antigua and Barbuda | Barbados | Denmark |
Estonia | Iceland | Ireland | Maldives | Norway |
North Korea | Samoa | Solomon Islands | Singapore
with more annual murders than the United States
Brazil | India | Mexico | South Africa | Nigeria | Venezuela
that is majority Christian and in Asia
Armenia | Cyprus | East Timor | Georgia | Philippines
that borders Kenya
Ethiopia | Somalia | South Sudan | Tanzania | Uganda
with wild tigers
Bangladesh | Bhutan | China | India | Indonesia |
Laos | Malaysia | Myanmar | Nepal |
North Korea | Russia | Thailand | Vietnam
that is a member of OPEC and not in Asia or Africa
Venezuela
with more cows than people
Argentina | Brazil | Central African Republic |
Chad | Ireland | Mongolia | Namibia | New Zealand |
Paraguay | South Sudan | Uruguay
where a UN Secretary-General was born
Austria | Egypt | Ghana | Myanmar | Norway | Peru |
Portugal | South Korea | Sweden
with glaciers and in Africa
Kenya | Tanzania | Uganda
where the U.S. dollar is an official currency
(other than the U.S.)
East Timor | Ecuador | El Salvador | F. S. Micronesia |
Marshall Islands | Palau | Panama | Zimbabwe
that is one of the 10 least-guessed countries on the
Countries of the World Quiz
Comoros | Kiribati | Grenada | Marshall Islands
| Nauru | Palau | São Tomé and Príncipe |
St. Vincent and the Grenadines | Tuvalu | Vanuatu
with at least 2 million people from the
Berber ethnic group
Algeria | France | Libya | Mauritania | Morocco
with more than 100,000 earthquake related deaths
in the 21st century
Indonesia | Haiti
with a AAA credit rating from all three major agencies
Australia | Denmark | Germany | Luxembourg |
Netherlands | Norway | Singapore | Sweden | Switzerland
whose government was toppled or thrown into
civil war by the "Arab Spring"
Egypt | Libya | Syria | Tunisia | Yemen
that the United States took control over after the
Spanish-American war
Cuba | Philippines
with 500,000 km2 of tropical rainforest
(not counting Brazil)
Indonesia | Colombia | Peru | D.R. Congo
whose name ends in BIA
Colombia | Gambia | Namibia | Saudi Arabia |
Serbia | Zambia
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Level 74
Aug 1, 2019
Nice and easy :)
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Level 71
Aug 1, 2019
You forgot Uzbekiguay
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Level 72
Aug 2, 2019
Where unicorns come from.
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2019
that would be scotland/uk
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Level 60
Jul 24, 2021
Fun fact. The real life unicorn (elasmotherium sibiricum - an ice age species of rhino of which the unicorn is derived from) actually lived in today's Uzbekistan. I can't speak of Uzbekiguay, though. :-D
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Level 20
Jun 26, 2021
Can confirm, I live there.
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Level 84
Jul 15, 2021
Are you sure you aren't thinking of Ubekibekistanstan? ;)
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Level 33
Oct 16, 2021
Mmm what
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Level 61
Aug 2, 2019
You should add it to the "Name a Valid Country" series
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Level 82
Sep 17, 2019
I'm looking forward to the Name an Invalid Country series
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Level 60
Sep 16, 2020
Recognized by all UN members:
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Level 65
Aug 13, 2019
How has it never been over 37°C in Singapore? It is almost on the equator. I am currently at around 43°N and I think it may have exceeded that today.
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Level 40
Aug 27, 2019
I remember QM saying somewhere that Alaska has a higher recorded temperature then Singapore but I forget where. I think it was a comment on one of the interesting fact pages.
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Level 40
Aug 27, 2019
Never mind it's here.
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Level 86
Sep 17, 2019
Actually, it's here.
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Level 82
Sep 17, 2019
High humidity and uniform elevation keeps the range of temperatures throughout the year small.
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2019
I agree, I've been to Singapore and it was at least 37C in my armpits alone.
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Level ∞
Jan 10, 2020
Maybe you were running a fever that day.
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Level 74
Sep 18, 2019
Singapore has a tropical climate, so it's temperatures do not change much throughout the year and day. Countries with temperate climates are more likely to exceed 37˚C during the year.
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Level 69
Sep 18, 2019
April is the hottest month of the year in Singapore, followed by May. This is due to light winds and strong sunshine during those months. The highest recorded temperature is 41.0 °C (105.8 °F) on 17 April 2019 at Tiong Bahru.

Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Singapore

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Level 48
Oct 18, 2020
location near water helps keep areas temperate. That's why the Caribbean is also on there
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Level 20
Jun 26, 2021
were you on guyana? (french guinea?)
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Level 47
Sep 17, 2019
****! I typed in Morocco and Libya and neither worked. Come one!
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Level 69
Sep 17, 2019
Both work just fine, must've gotten a typo in there.

Or you didn't move the yellow box in the right place.

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Level 39
Sep 17, 2019
nice quiz. As if singapore hasn't ever been over 37 degrees though lol
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Level 41
Jun 26, 2021
98.6 degrees fahrenheit does seem like a high temp tho, but idk.
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Level 59
Sep 17, 2019
Would it be possible to see all the possible correct answers and not just the first few? It would be interesting to know! Thanks!
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Level ∞
Jan 10, 2020
Yes, all the correct answers will now be displayed.
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Level 66
Sep 17, 2019
I had just taken the category elimination quiz, so I was trying to think of a country that ends in guay, doesn't have snakes, isn't very hot, has murders ...
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Level 67
Sep 17, 2019
yea my mind went there for a second too
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Level 59
Sep 18, 2019
Me too.
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Level 57
Sep 18, 2019
I wasn't aware any country had more murders than the United States. We're not the worst! We're not the worst!
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Level 42
Sep 21, 2019
Of course you're not. Just look at latin America and subsaharan Africa.
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Level ∞
Jun 24, 2021
So many Americans think they live in a terrible, no good country because they have never been anywhere else.

Spend some time in the Third World and you will quickly realize how good you have it. Then, head over to a jobs website in Eastern Europe, take a look at the starting salaries, and praise the stars that you were born in the United States.

If there is one thing that Americans lack, it is gratitude.

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Level 37
Oct 17, 2021
And then hop over to Western Europe and realize none of your towns have any history, you lack basic human rights such as medical care, and perhaps you should lay off the guns…
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Level 60
Oct 18, 2021
Nah, they should be grateful to live in their boring reactionary suburban hellhole and simply consume without complaining.

It's the American way!

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Level 60
Oct 18, 2021
Wow, it's almost like there's a difference between living in a country that's doing the imperialism and living in one that's having the imperialism done to it.
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Level 62
Sep 18, 2019
is an ignorant Brit, what is AAA.

There are too many definitions on Wikipedia to know what is being looked for.

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Level 22
Sep 19, 2019
sovereign credit ratings. Highest possible by the big 3 - Moody's, S&P and Fitch
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Level 64
Sep 21, 2019
Kinda disappointed the first one didn't accept 'Your Mom Guay' :P
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Level 54
Oct 22, 2019
-_-
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Level 54
Oct 22, 2019
Only missed OPEC. Surprised I even did that well
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Level 47
Oct 23, 2019
Surely Russia is majority Christian and in Asia? In know it's also in Europe, but that doesn't stop in being in Asia too.
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Level 77
Nov 21, 2019
According to Wikipedia, recent data suggests that just under 50% (47.1% as of 2012) identify as Christian, orthodox or otherwise. So they don't qualify as a majority apparently.
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Level 34
Jan 27, 2020
+30 seconds? Otherwise good quiz
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Level 74
Feb 14, 2020
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Level 62
Feb 15, 2020
Is Finland missing from the AAA credit rating question?
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Level 70
Feb 16, 2020
AA+
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Level 57
Feb 18, 2020
Nepal has wild tigers. Estimated 235 (as per World Wildlife Fund), up from around 121 a decade ago. Major success story of tiger conservation. Give Nepal and its good work in tiger conservation a little love, please!
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Level ∞
Feb 19, 2020
Added, thanks
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Level 54
Mar 9, 2020
always confuses me that cyprus is classed as Asia on jetpunk. Makes very little sense seeing as it is in the EU and mostly shares its culture and language with Greece.
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Level ∞
Mar 9, 2020
Geographically, it is closest to Asia and second-closest to Africa.
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Level 86
Oct 16, 2021
But then by that logic, Trinidad and Tobago would be in South America and Iceland would be in North America.
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Level 66
Jun 28, 2020
for some reason I misread the "majority christian and in asia" as "majority christian and in africa" and I was so frustrated that none of the countries I was trying were working XD
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Level 31
Jul 23, 2020
im so happy my country flag made it into photo of the quiz
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Level 44
Sep 22, 2020
Glaciers in Africa - the Rwenzori Mountains straddle the border of Uganda and the DR Congo - and the glaciers are on both sides of the border. In fact, Thymann's 2012 expedition to map the Rwenzori glaciers determined that most of the retreat of the glaciers was on the east (Uganda) side - the Mt Stanley glaciers on the DRC side were still intact. DRC should be on the list.
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Level 59
Apr 9, 2021
Got #2 because well-known errors in St. Patrick's Day beliefs.
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Level 91
Jun 25, 2021
A few countries are missing from the US dollar question: Timor-Leste, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau
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Level 66
Jun 26, 2021
And if you want to be really confused, parts of the UK and the Netherlands as well.
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Level 81
Jun 26, 2021
I knew FSM used the US Dollar, and when that didn't work, I tried a number of Oceania countries, but without reward. :-(
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Level ∞
Jun 26, 2021
This has been fixed, thanks.
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Level 91
Jun 26, 2021
Shocked Canada doesn't have over 500,000 square kilometers of rainforest. The Great Bear is something like 65,000 and I know BC alone has 74,000 of coastal rainforest; it's all I see! :)
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Level ∞
Jun 26, 2021
Clarified that we are talking about tropical rainforest.
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Level 54
Aug 13, 2021
I remembered being able to use USD in Ecuador a few years ago so that one was good
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Level 58
Sep 16, 2021
The U.S. dollar is official currency in the Netherlands as well. It is used on Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, all of these islands are part of the Netherlands and the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It should count.
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Level 44
Oct 16, 2021
Is there snakes in monaco?
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Level 84
Oct 16, 2021
One of the answers to the penultimate question gives you an answer to the following one.
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Level 61
Oct 16, 2021
There are marine snakes in New Zealand, please change the question to 'Land Snakes'
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Level 60
Oct 17, 2021
This is not true. Very occasionally a marine snake will wash up in NZ waters but only because they are ill and they soon die.
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Level 61
Oct 20, 2021
Marine snakes exist in New Zealand, and it is true. Please try again another time :)

https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/discover/collections/topics/sea-snakes-and-kraits-in-new-zealand#:~:text=It's%20a%20common%20misconception%20that,found%20at%20Whatipu%20in%202011.

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Level 21
Oct 16, 2021
Russia is a christain country and is in europe and asia, so it should count?
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Level 62
Oct 18, 2021
dr congo has glaciers
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Level 45
Oct 18, 2021
Dr. Congo will see you now