Country Quiz
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“Country Quiz,” Friend, Aug.–Sept. 1983, 23

Country Quiz

If nations could speak and some said the following about themselves, could you identify the countries?

  1. I have the world’s largest land area.

  2. I have the world’s largest population.

  3. Despite my name, I am the smallest indepedent state in the world.

  4. I occupy an entire continent.

  5. I am crossed by the equator and take my name from it.

  6. A famous canal cuts across me from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.

  7. I am the largest country in South America.

  8. My name is also the name of a fowl.


  • (1) Soviet Union (Russia), (2) China, (3) Vatican City (within Rome, Italy), (4) Australia, (5) Equador, (6) Panama, (7) Brazil, (8) Turkey.