Uzbekistan Country Quiz

🇺🇿 Can you answer these questions about the country of Uzbekistan?
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Last updated: August 11, 2020
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What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
Tashkent
What is the second most populous city in Uzbekistan?
Samarkand
What religion do 88% of the population practice?
Islam
What former country did Uzbekistan use to be part of until 1991?
Soviet Union
What lake used to be fourth largest one in the world, but eventually started shrinking
since the 1960s until it declined to 10% of its original size?
Aral Sea
Which five countries border Uzbekistan?
Afghanistan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
What major city that starts with B has the namesake of the first Uzbek state?
Bukhara
What language has the second most native speakers in the country?
Persian
What region of Uzbekistan has high autonomy and its distinct language?
Karakalpakstan
Uzbekistan is the only country with what geographical location along with Liechtenstein?
Double Landlocked
What is the most popular sport in Uzbekistan other than football?
Tennis
Which historical emperor conquered southern Uzbekistan in the 4th Century B.C.?
Alexander the Great
What empire invaded the regions of Uzbekistan in the 12th century?
Mongol Empire
What staple fiber is the largest export of the country?
Cotton
What Turko-Mongol conqueror was born in Shahrisabz in 1336 - and killed 5%
of the world population in the 14th century?
Timur
What is the official currency of Uzbekistan?
Som
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Level 25
Dec 10, 2019
Currency is misspelled. Tajik has the second most native speakers, not Persian or Farsi.