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New Nations Quiz

Test your geography genius, and read the Guide to New Nations

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Test your geography genius, and read the Guide to New Nations

1. Which new nation consists of some 200 Pacific islands?

  • Namibia.
  • Micronesia.
  • Palau.

2. Which new country is also sometimes known as "White Russia"?

  • Ukraine.
  • Belarus.
  • Russia.

3. In 1993 which former Eastern European nation peacefully split along ethnic lines to form two new countries?

  • Romania.
  • Yugoslavia.
  • Czechoslovakia.

4. The citizenship status of what ethnic minority has been a political issue in Estonia?

  • Jews.
  • Gypsies.
  • Russians.

5. The new countries of Armenia and Azerbaijan have clashed over what region?

  • Nagorno-Karabakh.
  • Chechnya.
  • Bosnia.

6. What does the suffix "stan" mean when appears in the name of a nation, such as Turkmenistan?

  • Land of.
  • Republic of.
  • Newly free.

7. Which new nation became independent following one of the longest wars in history?

  • Bosnia.
  • Kosovo.
  • Eritrea.

8. The Portuguese once ruled which new nation?

  • East Timor.
  • Macedonia.
  • Namibia.

9. Which new country was once the most industrialized part of Yugoslavia?

  • Bosnia.
  • Slovenia.
  • Croatia.

10. Greece has protested the name of which new nation?

  • Moldova.
  • Slovakia.
  • Macedonia.

1. Which new nation consists of some 200 Pacific islands?
Palau.

2. Which new country is also sometimes known as "White Russia"?
Belarus.

3. In 1993 which former Eastern European nation peacefully split along ethnic lines to form two new countries?
Czechoslovakia.

4. The citizenship status of what ethnic minority has been a political issue in Estonia?
Russians.

5. The new countries of Armenia and Azerbaijan have clashed over what region?
Nagorno-Karabakh.

6. What does the suffix "stan" mean when appears in the name of a nation, such as Turkmenistan?
Land of.

7. Which new nation became independent following one of the longest wars in history?
Eritrea.

8. The Portuguese once ruled which new nation?
East Timor.

9. Which new country was once the most industrialized part of Yugoslavia?
Slovenia.

10. Greece has protested the name of which new nation?
Macedonia.

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