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  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Sep 11, 2015
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level 24
Nov 5, 2013
I think Sri Lanka capital is Colombo???
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level 15
Nov 6, 2013
no, it was already replaced by Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte
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level 51
Jan 6, 2014
colombo is the commercial capital, sri jayawardenapura kotte is the administrative capital
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level 9
Mar 28, 2014
Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is the location of the Sri Lankan parliament, and the official capital. Due to the fact that it is a suburb of the city of Colombo, Colombo is often listed as the capital.
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level 47
Oct 17, 2016
Ahh Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte.. The third best capital after Bandar Seri Begawan and the amazing Ouagadougou
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level 22
May 5, 2017
Don't forget Tegucigalpa!
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level 51
May 29, 2017
i also always found Naypyidaw hard to spell.
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level 51
May 29, 2017
And this computer also doesn't even recognize it is a word, so I can't rely on that.
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level 65
Jun 12, 2017
I've always loved saying "Bujumbura!"
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level 7
Jun 13, 2017
Tegucigalpa is a normal thing. don't sound strange.
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level 55
Jul 7, 2017
You're all wrong, the best is obviously Nuku'alofa, followed closely by Funafuti and then comes Bandar Seri Begawan.
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level 31
Jul 22, 2017
Hardest for me are Ouagadougou and Antananarivo/
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level 55
Sep 11, 2017
Not to mention Yamoussoukro.
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level 15
Dec 13, 2017
Ouagadougou is OBVIOUSLY the best capital!
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level 39
Dec 14, 2017
What about Ljubljana? Is that just someone hitting random keys on a keyboard?
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level 49
Dec 14, 2017
Let's not forget the Ax5, Ulaanbaatar. Or Bloemfontein, for that matter!
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level 49
Dec 14, 2017
We're also forgetting Yaounde and Lilongwe. I've always had fun saying Lilongwe.
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level 10
Dec 14, 2017
The best is Antananarivo, Followed by the great Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, which is then followed by reykjavik, ouagadougu, tegucigalpa, Bandar seri begawan, and the wonderful phnom penh. Of course you must mention bujumbura, N'djamena, naypyidaw, yamoussoukro, tbilisi, nuku'alofa, ljubljana, ulaanbaatar, lilongwe, vientiane, nouakchott, windhoek, bloemfontein, ngerulmud, asuncion, basseterre, paramaribo, funafuti, and sana'a.
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level 46
Dec 15, 2017
Ngerulmud! <3
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level 26
Dec 20, 2017
Oh come on! What about everyone's favorite, DJIBOUTI!
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level 71
Jun 12, 2015
It is. Realistically.
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level 47
Oct 2, 2015
I have always given Colombo as the capital and it was never wrong in any other quiz - I checked in wikipedia and the CIA world factbook and they both list Colombo as (a not the) capital. I think you should accept it or change the question
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level 34
Mar 23, 2017
I just feel bad for anyone that gets Sri Lanka. Even if they did know it was sri jayawardenapura kotte it would sooo hard to spell it.
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level 59
May 14, 2017
Kotte usually works in Jetpunk. Just like Bandar works for Brunei.
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level 51
Oct 10, 2017
Split the name up: Sri (from Sri Lanka) Jaya (sounds kind of like Java) warden (English word) e (intervening syllable) pura (sounds like pure) Kotte (sounds like coat).
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level 55
Dec 14, 2017
The Sri Lankan government (i.e. the people who should really know) state that Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte is the country's capital. Are you saying that the people who get to choose their own capital are wrong?
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level 34
Nov 5, 2013
I suck so much at this!
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level 71
Nov 5, 2013
I'm pretty good at this but still need to improve. Small island nations and a few in Africa still trip me up.
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level 34
Dec 11, 2013
Update: It has been 3 weeks since I mastered the capitals of the world quiz. I know ace this quiz every time.
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level 36
Jan 2, 2014
Next you can study the difference between know and now!
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level 66
Jun 24, 2015
chucktizzle, that was funny! :D
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level 25
Dec 29, 2015
I suck! I get like 3 to 6 every time (unless I get (un)lucky) yey
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level 58
May 25, 2016
Once you try the full version, max98, this once seems very simple :)
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level 43
Mar 30, 2014
thats why you keep doing this - you get better :-)
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level 75
Nov 5, 2013
3:04 remaining. I thought that was a very strong run. I drew Sri Lanka, and my heart sank as I thought I was going to have to spell it out. Then I remembered you can just take the shortcut for Sri Lanka, and type Kotte.
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level 68
Mar 16, 2014
Thank you SO much for the tip! I didn't know and I can never remember the full, mile-long name.
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level 48
Jan 2, 2015
Sri Jawerjaoshbjjasdnla Kotte \ / \ / maybe alter this spelling slightly
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level 34
Sep 7, 2015
You missed a 4, omega and hieroglyphic in your spelling.
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level 60
Mar 22, 2016
You also need a lowercase and a capital letter, and at least one non-alphanumeric character.
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level 48
May 24, 2016
And don't forget the spherical heart shaped potato, jupiter's 3rd moon, and the mind alterer of south eastern milky way.
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level 11
Nov 11, 2016
Oo
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level 55
Nov 5, 2013
Done with 3:10 remaining :D
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level 11
Nov 9, 2013
Done with 3 seconds left. oof
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level 9
Mar 28, 2014
done with 1:56 remaining
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level 77
Jul 18, 2014
Not done.
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level 35
May 31, 2014
There sure are a lot of people who do their share of bragging on this quiz.
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level 66
Jun 24, 2015
Probably because it's such a tough one. I did lousy, so I guess I'll refrain from bragging.
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level 72
Sep 7, 2015
I wish I could do well enough to brag. More power to those who do.
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level 35
May 19, 2016
I only got 12 - but I missed ones like Nauru and Bahrain and Brunei. WHO KNOWS THESE?
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level 25
Sep 9, 2016
Who knows these? Me! Well.. I know Nauru's. I think Nauru is a fascinating country! I usually get about 12 as well haha ;P
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level 41
Jun 19, 2014
Nuku alofa good joke!
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level 65
Jul 10, 2014
Got 3:12.... finally, after around six tries... there was always just one or two tripping me up.
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level 44
Aug 6, 2014
Maybe I'm missing something, but why is this quiz set in the mode where you have to answer the highlighted one? I think it would work better if you could just type in the cities and you knew for sure, and then came back to the ones you couldn't remember at the end, w/o having to move that yellow box around.
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level 43
Aug 23, 2014
It makes it more challenging. I personally like it this way, it makes me have to think about it, and anyway, it really isn't that difficult to hit arrow keys to change it.
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level 21
Sep 11, 2014
you can click on the box you want to fill, so that you can choose in which order you want to write the capitals (or you can use the tab key)
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level 41
Mar 2, 2015
or press TAB
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level 61
Sep 24, 2014
Because of variant spellings found on both Wikipedia and Google Maps, I think you should accept Naypyitaw as well as Naypyidaw. (Same problem with World Capitals).
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level 66
Oct 17, 2014
Why this quiz populate with only a few that I know?! :P
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level 53
Nov 17, 2014
love this quiz...the fact it changes each time means I have to properly think, rather than just learning the list with the other similar quizzes.
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level 33
Dec 15, 2014
3:06 left One day, I will fail on the African capitals. I was lucky to guess Banjul for Gambia and Bamako for Mali this time.
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level 47
Feb 18, 2015
South Tarawa on the World Capitals quiz but here it must be typed in as Tarawa.
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level 45
Mar 7, 2015
Foriskniu, where do you see sri lanka on this list!
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level 61
Mar 21, 2015
Refresh the quiz, you'll see the countries change. That's why it's called Random.
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level 18
Mar 29, 2015
love to do this one ,interesting and educative ,gets it correct many a times and gets one or two that I don't know at times ,so i learn about new places love this one
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level 43
Apr 7, 2015
Sri Lanka's capital name is an absolute killer to get right
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level 64
May 10, 2015
Kotte should do it
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level 63
Sep 26, 2016
Or you know, learn how to spell it. It's quite fun to say it out loud once you learn how to say.
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level 51
May 8, 2015
my favourite quiz!
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level 42
Jul 27, 2015
got 1 yeww
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level 64
Aug 21, 2015
For a helpful challenge try my Mal's 20 most difficult capitals quiz: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/120558/mals-20-most-difficult-capitals-quiz
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level 70
Sep 7, 2015
I think Delhi, and not just new Delhi, needs to be accepted for India. No one really calls it new Delhi in India.
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level 40
Dec 16, 2017
International name is New Delhi
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level 60
Sep 8, 2015
How could I forget Ouagadougou?
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level 61
Sep 9, 2015
You haven't updated the Kiribati answer. South Tarawa is now accepted on the World Capitals quiz.
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level ∞
Sep 11, 2015
This quiz will draw answers directly from the world capitals quiz now.
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level 25
Sep 11, 2015
I really love this quiz!!!! It is BOSS!!!!
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level 41
Jan 6, 2016
Sri Jaywawardenapurajayawardenapurakawabahasahelishimakawahabejaywannamuberashajarajkotpuralaputtawajijisingamajaputroimawabadababashijiwanapupabupajijayajeusheyshioguanmepupuakshwamahabiishijiujijukashinjarputragomohasajambawatuaputakenpurralashpthorajathaniyamyokubesaojinjukilomumbawatumbahehikioshakowagayushirayshihihpopupaputtanamngowazajubabaysonghalabiwayshigoayamshatkapuuraerjijushanguopomamomoajijimomoputpolguanhaihghanzijishopanopatyrganabaghdalidalilamawenhabaishiuszxishangzhirtyquamyayjeyputuaputinshithamarathimongamarathikotakockapopiwanraytgapuanareubyshukipurannangoninouzumbashizangmabralninaremauhsizisladuubunshimbabweriukuiwtankiwurkeyouszhumpupahobiykottosoawumbacherrymuchiwumbohajikisthaniuulambatawakajiwynodogaikashitakurscheddyagianratvueazxtmeenajiraepasfhiskarinhosyupoopakagawanyushirupootakurwakazhkajilimamalamombonutasumbayaysurabayagayapuyawhyduwipayanumgngngamonduiwenshitravizhimexislothipobokaniigaatthmanamumwaharathibootiyumbahalambokuobolobobekababisp Kotte
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level 64
Jan 31, 2016
Which translated means: "You don't have to put all this down for the capital of Sri Lanka when doing Jetpunk quizzes, just type Kotte"
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level 28
Jan 14, 2016
2:46 remaining
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level 39
Jan 19, 2016
3.15 left. Too easy
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level 48
Feb 15, 2016
50 years ago i knew them all, now i can only manage 50%. So many new countries, so many new capitals.
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level 43
Feb 22, 2016
Ones that may have made it to Mal's Hardest Capitals that I got in one round: Brunei Montenegro (it actually is there) Tonga (it actually is there) Mauritius Kosovo Solomon Islands Malawi (it actually is there) Cote d'Ivoire (it actually is there) Iceland (it actually is there)
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level 64
Mar 3, 2016
Wow! ...... you certainly got a hard round in one go.
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level 43
May 19, 2016
IKR
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level 34
Feb 29, 2016
tanzanias capital is dar es salaam
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level 64
Mar 3, 2016
Dar es Salaam continued to serve as its capital, even when in 1964 Tanganyika and Zanzibar merged to form Tanzania. In 1973, however, provisions were made to relocate the capital to Dodoma, a more centrally located city in the interior.
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level 43
May 19, 2016
am i the only one that literally got switzerland four times in a row?
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level 30
Mar 17, 2017
Could be worse. I got Burkina Faso 4 times in a row.
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level 64
Jun 27, 2016
For a bit of fun try my .......... Mal's 'World Capitals Anagrams'
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level 21
Jul 24, 2016
For Moldova, I typed chisinau instead of Chișinău. WT??
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level 42
Oct 17, 2016
How can I forgot the capital of Australia?
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level 67
Oct 18, 2016
Was on track for a 3:30 or better finish and came across Madagascar on the second last one. Now I know it's Antananarivo, but I cannot type that out fast for the life of me. Always need to slow down and make sure I'm putting in the correct number of syllables.
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level 64
Oct 25, 2016
I think of it as Antan Anarivo it's a little easier that way.
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level 7
Jun 13, 2017
I think as anta-nana-rivo. Nana is the name of lullabies in Spanish.
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level 56
Dec 16, 2016
What about Abidjan for ivory coast
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level 55
Dec 14, 2017
Ivory Coast (or Cote d'Ivoire) proclaimed their political capital to be Yamoussoukro in 1983. Abidjan is still called the economic capital of the country though.
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level 56
Dec 18, 2016
YUSS! So many times I got 19... Finally I get 20!
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level 69
Dec 21, 2016
Me too,kiwiquizzer.
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level 35
Jan 5, 2017
Why isn't Canada on here? It's an independent country?
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level 55
Dec 14, 2017
?
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level 53
Feb 9, 2017
When did Dar Es Salam stop being the capital of Tanzania?
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level 72
Feb 23, 2017
Change began in 1974; completed in 1996.
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level 51
Mar 11, 2017
I feel like such an idiot- I kept trying to type Atlanta as the capital of Georgia. In my defense, it's almost midnight and I'm tired. :(
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level 30
Mar 17, 2017
I did all except 3 of them with a minute to spare. These were my last 3: Ouagadougou=nightmare Yamoussoukro=nightmare Sri jayewardenap...oh forget it I'm done
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level 7
Jun 13, 2017
Ouagadougou is kinda easy if you leave ou and think it as one vowel (which it is). In Spanish is Uagadugu for a reason. So. Ou=0 0+aga+d+0+g+0 so, you only have to remember agadg and the rest are Ou's
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level 53
Mar 23, 2017
gonna start learning those capitals from Oceania...
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level 47
Apr 18, 2017
Omg. What's with the Burkina Faso capital? ouagaisaknmef
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level 7
Jun 13, 2017
is easy. Think in ou as one vowel. 1-aga-d-1-g-1 So. Ouagadougou
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level 26
Apr 27, 2017
How to create a random answers quiz???
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level 55
Jun 20, 2017
You just create a random answers quiz #hellotojasonisaacs
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level 7
Jun 13, 2017
Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel.
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level 72
Dec 14, 2017
According to the United States, it is.
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level 37
Dec 23, 2017
Agree
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level 55
Jun 20, 2017
Weirdly, I got Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia all in a row.
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level 21
Jul 8, 2017
I thought Tel Aviv was the internationally recognized capital of Israel, not Jerusalem?
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level 59
Dec 14, 2017
Who would have thought this issue would arise by Donald Trump so soon after you asked it
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level 37
Oct 29, 2017
Tegucigalpa. I don't know what a galpa is, but I don't want to goose one.
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level 44
Nov 8, 2017
Could you please make the allow "Port of Spain" for the capital of Trinidad and Tobago
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level 31
Nov 18, 2017
"Taskent" should be allowed form of the capital of Uzbekistan (the official form is "taškent") Now it only accepts "Tashkent"
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level 55
Dec 14, 2017
Tashkent is the only spelling in English. It seems to be spelled Toshkent in Uzbek.
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level 59
Dec 14, 2017
Whoever gets the correct spelling of Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte and Naypyidaw must have cheated.
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level 59
Dec 14, 2017
...or come from there.
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level 59
Dec 14, 2017
When Indian children have to know how to spell things like Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte when they are ten...then they move to the USA and enter the Spelling Bee...they are given words like mispronounce...these kids are thinking..."Kindergarten level". No wonder Indian children come to America and win all the Spelling Bees.
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level 32
Dec 23, 2017
Israel - Jerusalem?! I don't think so...
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level 64
Jan 10, 2018
Brush up on your African Capitals?.......... try my African Alphabetical quiz ...........here it is
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level 27
Jan 12, 2018
Best I can probably get is 3:04 minutes left... Anyone else got anything close or better?
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