North America Capitals Quiz

Name the capitals of all the countries that are generally considered to be part of North America.
Quiz by Foulfortune
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Last updated: October 21, 2016
First submittedJune 19, 2012
Times taken80,363
Rating4.97
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Country
Capital
Antigua & Barbuda
Saint John's
Bahamas
Nassau
Barbados
Bridgetown
Belize
Belmopan
Canada
Ottawa
Costa Rica
San Jose
Cuba
Havana
Dominica
Roseau
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo
El Salvador
San Salvador
Grenada
Saint George's
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Country
Capital
Haiti
Port-au-Prince
Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Jamaica
Kingston
Mexico
Mexico City
Nicaragua
Managua
Panama
Panama City
St. Kitts & Nevis
Basseterre
St. Lucia
Castries
St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Kingstown
Trinidad & Tobago
Port-of-Spain
United States
Washington D.C.
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Level 55
Jul 29, 2012
its good to see that Kingston, Jamaica and Kingstown, St Vincent's and the Grenadines have the same percentage seeing how Kingston accepts Kingstown as well. I would've been worried if they were different percentages.
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Level 25
Jul 23, 2016
xD
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Level 66
Jul 17, 2020
after taking quizzes on this site for years the reason I know Kingstown is from typing Kingston and getting both.
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Level 57
Jun 17, 2013
Too easy when you do the world capitals quiz! All done in no rush and 3 minutes to spare!
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Level 53
Aug 26, 2013
somehow i forgot Washington DC hahhaa
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Level 74
Mar 24, 2015
I think in this quiz you shouldn't allow Kingston for Kingstown and viceversa
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Level 75
Mar 29, 2016
Agreed
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Level 61
Sep 4, 2016
+1
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Level 47
Dec 21, 2017
+2
+5
Level 56
Jul 7, 2019
+3
+5
Level 48
Aug 2, 2019
+4
+6
Level 68
Oct 30, 2019
+5
+5
Level 49
Jan 24, 2020
+6
+5
Level 90
Feb 26, 2020
+7
+2
Level 73
Mar 28, 2020
+8
+3
Level 25
Apr 16, 2020
+9
+3
Level 80
Jul 16, 2020
+10
+2
Level 61
Jul 17, 2020
+11
+1
Level 54
Sep 17, 2020
+12 (just going along with all you others!)
+1
Level 47
Nov 18, 2020
+13 (the comment we're replying to only has 9 likes?)
+1
Level 44
Nov 28, 2020
+14
+1
Level 41
Jan 9, 2021
+15
+1
Level 37
Feb 11, 2021
+16
+1
Level 58
Apr 29, 2021
+18 (because f the rules)
+4
Level 48
Jun 8, 2019
Agreed too
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Level 45
Sep 12, 2020
+29
+3
Level 82
Mar 24, 2015
Hey! You finally accepted Mexico, D.F. for "Mexico City!" Cool beans. Though... why you accept Guatemala for "Guatemala City," while at the same time not accepting simply Mexico or Panama, remains a mystery.
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Level ∞
Mar 24, 2015
Locally, people call Guatemala City simply Guatemala. I don't believe this is true for Panama City or Mexico City. So hopefully that solves the mystery for you.
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Level 81
Aug 28, 2016
Quizmaster, locally Mexicans call Mexico City as México, or DF. Furthermore, while road signs in freeways pointing cities like Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Obregón or Ciudad Victoria have at least the "Cd." (Ciudad) prepended to them, road signs pointing Mexico City only say "México", without "Cd."
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Level 82
Aug 28, 2016
and, locally, Kuwait City is "Al Kuwayt," similar to "Ad Dammam," "Al Khobar," or "Ar Riyadh." "City" was just tacked on by English-speakers to differentiate from the country. Like all of these.
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Level 66
Mar 24, 2015
Done with 4:05 left.
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Level 51
May 5, 2020
That's because you're rawe. The typing Geek.
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Level 66
Mar 24, 2015
Football of the Americas! http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/91117/copa-libertadores-2015-teams
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Level 22
Aug 31, 2015
My mom's from St Vincent and the Grenadines and she'd be most disappointed to know that everyone gets a freebie with Kingstown when they type Kingston for Jamaica.
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Level 48
Jun 8, 2019
I agree with you
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Level 73
Mar 11, 2020
Indeed. They are two distinct capitals, with different spellings and pronunciations.
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Level 58
Nov 12, 2015
Aughh, forgot Paramaribo! At least it's fun to say. Along with Caracas, Montevideo, Tegucigalpa, and most of the others.
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Level 71
Apr 18, 2016
Am I missing something?
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Level 60
May 25, 2016
Um... This a North America quiz broski, not both Americas
+1
Level 37
Jun 26, 2019
Paramaribo is not in North America.
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Level 48
Dec 1, 2020
This comment has me very confused. How do you miss an answer that isn't even on the quiz?
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Level 22
Feb 21, 2016
On behalf of my Vincentian mother I must say it's complete and utter malarky that one need only type Kingston or Kingstown to get credit for both.
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Level 73
Mar 11, 2020
We want No Malarkey!
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Level 55
Apr 19, 2016
I wonder who that one percent is that didn't get Washington D.C.
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Level 76
Jul 18, 2016
Hopefully not people from the USA.
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Level 81
Aug 28, 2016
Someone who instead of skipping those s/he didn't know, kept trying them, running down the clock?
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Level 44
May 9, 2021
Can't blame them tbh, sometimes I always missed the answer as well because did not check properly.
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Level 25
Jul 23, 2016
Strange how 'Guatamala' is accepted, whereas 'Guatemala' and 'Guatemala City' aren't.
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Level 82
Aug 19, 2016
Extremely strange. But... maybe QM will come around some day like he finally did on the Myanmar issue. Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, and Kuwait should all be acceptable as names for their cities. And possibly Andorra.
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Level 82
Jun 4, 2019
and... eventually he did. I think the only remaining outlier now is Andorra (la Vella; a.k.a. the City).
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Level 52
Dec 13, 2016
3.50 left. Doing the capitals of the world has definitely sharpened me up on these cf a month ago
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Level 66
Jan 13, 2017
I'm pretty sure that 88% of people on this site have not heard of SV & G. It's sad that it works for both Jamaica and St. VIncent, even though they are pronounced differently. If people don't know it, they learn it!
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Level 37
Jun 26, 2019
^ Nor are they spelled the same. One is KingsTON (Jamaica), the other is KingsTOWN (St. Vincent and the Grenadines).
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Level 65
May 26, 2017
Why is 20/23 not good enough for even 4 points?
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Level 66
Mar 5, 2019
Excellent! Got them all with 3:33 remaining at 6:28:20 PM on March 5, 2019. I memorized these as part of working up to memorizing all the world capitals, and thus getting a perfect score on the World Capitals Quiz.
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Level 73
Mar 11, 2020
Stating your score and time remaining seems reasonable, but including the date and time at which you completed the quiz, correct to the nearest second, seems excessive to me.
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Level 26
Aug 1, 2019
Tegucigalpa

This name...

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Level 73
Mar 11, 2020
Would it be possible to change the automatic type-ins for Kingston, to disallow Kingstown to also be filled in when typing the capital of Jamaica? And vice versa?
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Level 57
Dec 15, 2020
That would be great.
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Level 55
Jul 16, 2020
For Honduras DC or Districto Central should be accepted. It is officially the capital.
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Level 70
Jul 16, 2020
I would be in favor of a feature to take a quiz without type-ins. Now it's too easy not to memorize the capital of St Vincent.
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Level 46
Jul 16, 2020
Sorry, but I refuse to believe that 57% of quiz takers knew Tegucigalpa was the capital of Honduras without some Google cheating.
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Level 84
Jul 16, 2020
Believe what you want, but if you've been on Jetpunk long enough to get to level 43 I'm surprised you would have so little confidence in the knowledge base of regular users of the site. Many of us are geography nerds, and Tegucigalpa is a fairly distinctive and memorable as far as capitals go, at least in my opinion.
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Level 41
Jan 9, 2021
Honestly, any Jetpunk user level 20 or more probably knows Tegucigalpa. Geography nerds all the way!
+1
Level 81
Jul 17, 2020
I learned Tegucigalpa precisely because it seemed so obscure and impossible-to-pronounce to me.
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Level 70
Jul 17, 2020
Gasp! People know stuff that you don't.... ergo they must be cheating.
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Level 54
Sep 17, 2020
I've known since I was eight. It's easy to remember specifically because it is such an unusual name, just like Ouagadouga, Burkina Faso, and Antananarivo, Madagascar.