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322 questions in this category
Q: The Strait of Otranto separates which two countries?
A: Italy and Albania

With thanks to Ross Stewart of Auckland, New Zealand, for correcting the question
Q: Which is the smallest independent country in South America?
A: Suriname

With thanks to Tim Sharples for fine tuning the question
Q: Valentia Island is off the coast of which European country?
A: Ireland

With thanks to Gerry O'Sullivan of Killarney for correcting this question
Q: Which three countries have a flag which is simply a circle on a solid background?
A: Japan, Bangladesh, and Palau

With thanks to Neil Robinson in New Zealand for correcting the answer to this question
Q: Which is the smallest country in mainland Africa?
A: The Gambia

With thanks to Carter Young for correcting this question
Q: Which mountain overlooks Cape Town?
A: Table Mountain

With thanks to Ken G. Fisher of Toronto for correcting this question
Q: Which state is made up of 700 islands, the largest of which is Andros?
A: Bahamas

With thanks to Alan Chapple for correcting this question
Q: Which is the main river that flows into the Dead Sea?
A: The river Jordan

With thanks to Luke Williams in Switzerland for correcting this question
Q: Only five countries (members of the UN) have monosyllabic names in English. Which ones?
A: Chad, France, Greece, Spain and Laos

With thanks to Andy Henderson at the Breeze Beer Garden in Thailand for correcting the answer to this question

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