English-speaking countries (part 1)
English-speaking countries (part 2)
Uncle Sam
Acronyms
Random questions
100

How many countries has English as an official language? 

1, 20

b, 67

c, 82

d, 97

b, 82

100

What is the other name of the country Eire?

Ireland

100

When is Independence Day in the USA?

July 4th

100

What does the acronym UN stand for?


United Nations

100

Who was the Iron Lady?

Margaret Thatcher

(she served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990)

200

Which federal country do the states of Saskatchewan and Yukon belong to?

Canada

200

What country are the people nicknamed "kiwis"?

New Zealand

200

Who is the current Vice-President of the USA?

Kamala Harris


200

What does the acronym WHO stand for?

World Health Organization

200

What is the name of the Canadian Prime Minister?

Justin Trudeau

(since 2015)

300

Bloemfontein, Cape Town or Pretoria - Which of these cities is the capital of South Africa?

All of them

300

What is the capital of India?

New Delhi

300

Which amendment to the Constitution allows American citizens to possess firearms?

Second Amendment

300

What does the acronym MIA stand for?


Missing In Action


300

When did women get the right to vote in the UK?

1918

(but only for women above 30 years old who owned a house or were married to men who owned a house)

400

In which country is the state of New South Wales situated?

Australia

400

Who is the head of state in the Bahamas?

Queen Elizabeth II

400

What was "The prohibition" in the USA that lasted from 1920 to 1933?

Alcohol was forbidden
(production, importation and sale)

400

What does the acronym FBI stand for?

Federal Bureau of Investigation

400

Where is the city of Perth located? (2 answers)


Australia and Scotland

500

In which country are the two main political parties embodied by a donkey and an elephant?

USA

(elephant = Republicans / donkey = Democrats)


500

What is the largest city in Jamaica?

Kingston

500

Who is the odd one out?


a, George Washington
b, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
c, Abraham Lincoln
d, Thomas Jefferson?

b, Frankin Delano Roosevelt

(they all feature on the famous monument Mount Rushmore except him - he was President of the US, but it is his distant cousin President Theodore Roosevelt who is carved on Mount Rushmore)

500

What does the acronym GAFAM stand for?


Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Microsoft

500

Who wrote The Great Gatsby?


Francis Scott Fitzgerald 

(written in 1925 - story set during the Roaring Twenties on Long Island, near New York City)

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