Take another quiz >

Top 10 Diamond Producing Countries

Name the countries that produce the greatest quantity of diamond gemstones.
For 2015, according to the USGS. Full list here
Last updated: December 16, 2016
Rate:
2:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 10 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers
The average score is
Your high score is
Your best time is remaining
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Carats
Country
21,500,000
Russia
17,300,000
Botswana
12,000,000
Canada
7,100,000
Angola
6,000,000
South Africa
Carats
Country
3,150,000
D.R. Congo
1,920,000
Namibia
500,000
Sierra Leone
500,000
Zimbabwe
350,000
Lesotho
+1
level 77
Dec 17, 2016
Australia slipped out of the top ten.
+1
level 20
Dec 17, 2016
i got angola with one second to go
+1
level 46
Dec 17, 2016
Can't believe Sierra Leone is the least guessed. Got that one first.
+1
level 77
Dec 19, 2016
Me to. The film Blood Diamond is taking place in Sierra Leone.
+1
level 60
Feb 4, 2017
Which is based on the civil war it fueled.
+1
level 45
Feb 4, 2017
or Diamonds in Sierra Leone (I'm not a Kanye fan)
+1
level 58
Oct 15, 2018
Yeah, same. Sierra Leone, Russia, and South Africa were the three most obvious ones, I thought.
+1
level 75
Dec 20, 2016
Really thought South Africa would be higher.
+1
level 53
Feb 4, 2017
I did too; it's the first country that comes to my mind when thinking of diamond production
+2
level 75
Jan 10, 2017
I somehow managed to get all but the top 3! Also, never knew Canada was a source for diamonds.
+1
level 58
Feb 4, 2017
Similar to Russia, the Canadian North, (in particular Nunavut), has large diamond resources.
+1
level 59
Feb 4, 2017
When a country is as vast as Russia or Canada, any kind of resources ought to show up somewhere.
+1
level 44
Feb 6, 2017
I guessed Canada, but prior to this quiz didn't know Nunavut.
+1
level 43
Feb 4, 2017
Missed Lesotho but got South Africa. Damn
+1
level 32
Feb 4, 2017
All 27 secons to go.
+1
level 35
Feb 4, 2017
I got every single one except Lesotho, which I was typing in just as time ran out. Man!
+1
level 46
Feb 4, 2017
Got all the African Countries Missed the two that weren't
+1
level 69
Apr 19, 2017
me too...the only non african country i tried was armenia
+1
level 49
Feb 4, 2017
Thanks Cecil Rhodes.
+1
level 53
Feb 5, 2017
I quickly discovered that racking my brains for countries that were near South Africa was a successful strategy- think Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Angola, Namibia
+1
level 27
Feb 6, 2017
At first - got 6. At second - got 10.
+1
level 30
Feb 7, 2017
I knew sierra leone from that kanye west song
+1
level 69
Apr 19, 2017
and not from the di caprio movie?
+1
level 17
Oct 31, 2018
i thought italy was in germany