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Common Knowledge (for Quiztakers)

The following were answered correctly by at least 90% of quiz takers in some of my other quizzes.
Last updated: August 15, 2016
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At 7,762,602 square km, this country has the most forest area
Russia
At 891,163 square km, this country has the most inland surface water
Canada
Of the 70 countries, the US invaded, occupied and fought, 95% of quiz takers remember this particular fight, invasion and occupation beginning in 1941
Germany
Of the 31 countries the US military has a base, 92% identified this country.
Japan
"We will never surrender" British PM
Winston Churchill
Not the largest ethnic group in Canada (#3 actually), but quiz takers seem to think it so
French
Largest producers of automobiles
China
Listed 7th by the Global Hunger Index, this country has yet to escape its reputation as a place of famine. Blame Bob Geldof and Live Aid
Ethiopia
The most well known NHL hockey team hasn't won the Stanley Cup since 1967. Its nickname can be found on the Canadian flag
Toronto Maple Leafs
Inventor of the printing press
Johann Gutenberg
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Its obvious to anyone taking the "Countries by Oil Import" quiz that despite fracking and shale, this country has yet to free itself from foreign oil dependency
United States
A country without a desert is the highest rated answer for a country without surface water
Nauru
A country with a very well deserved excellence for soccer excellence but never managing to win it all despite trips to the final four in FIFA World Cup. Perhaps their distinctive colour uniform leaves an impression
Netherlands
Largest South American country
Brazil
Capital of Uruguay
Montevideo
World's largest river by volume
Amazon
Capital of Peru
Lima
The most well known soccer club in Europe according to quiz takers
Real Madrid
Country named after Columbus
Colombia
Tried to run across Canada with an artifical leg, cancer activist, died of cancer
Terry Fox
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