Last week we published a quiz about the qualifying countries of the World Cup. There's still time to do it (just for fun). But if you already have, here are the answers.
1. The Atomium is to be found in...?
2. Which country was
formerly known as the Gold Coast?
3. The singer and
education activist Shakira comes from...?
4. Ayatollah Ali
Khameni is the Supreme Leader of...?
5. Part of former
Yugoslavia, which country joined the EU in 2013?
6. In which country
will you find the Foustanella, a pleated skirt worn by men?
7. Mount McKinley is
the highest peak in which country?
8. Which country is
bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific?
9. The Duma is the main legislative body of...?
10. Which country is
known for areas of low-lying land called polders?
11. Which country
comprises four main islands, and over 6000 smaller ones?
12. Caipirinha is the national cocktail of...?
13. Which is the
only country to have won the Rugby World Cup and the Football World Cup?
14. Which country
gained its independence from France in 1962?
15. Which country
borders the south-west shore of Lake Chad?
16. The book and
film Under the Volcano is set in...?
17. Which country had two capitals between 1949 and 1990?
18. The Naira is the
19. Cristina Fernández de
Kirchner is the president of...?
20. The westernmost
country of mainland Europe is...?
21. Which country’s
football team is nicknamed Les Éléphants?
22. Which country was formed by a process of
unification called the Risorgimento?
23. Which country
boasts tourist attractions known as the Big Things – including the Big Banana,
the Big Guitar and the Big Gumboot?
24. In which country
will you find the towns of Molsheim, Giessen and Colmar?
25. Montevideo is the capital of...?
26. Which country
has both a Carribbean and a (much smaller) Pacific coastline?
27. Sofia is the
30. Which country is
made up of 26 cantons?
31. Which country is
divided from its northern neighbour in the area of the 38th
32. Sarajevo is the
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Keri Davies is an Archers scriptwriter and web producer (and he does like a quiz).The Archers Quiz