There are 195 countries in this world. In coming years, you may see a few more! That’s totally not the matter we are going to deal with today.

What we are going to do instead is play a quiz! Containing 20 questions, this country monikers quiz is designed to find out the extent of your general knowledge.

Don’t worry if you fail the quiz! It is a fun quiz! Play again and play as many times as you want. There is no limitation. You can share the quiz with your family and friends or pick it up in your class to have some fun time. So, what are you waiting for?

Let us start!

Which country is nicknamed as the Land of Poets?

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Chile is nicknamed as the Land of Poets because Chile because of its highly valued tradition of poetry.

Canada is nicknamed which of the following?

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Canada is nicknamed as Great White North because of the following reasons: Great as it is the second largest country in the world, White – because of the Arctic frozen tundra and snow in Canada and finally North because it is north of USA.

Which of the following countries is called Land of the Thunder Dragon?

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Bhutan is called Land of Thunder Dragon because it experiences a lot of violent and large thunderstorms. The light of thunderstorms was believed to be dragon’s red fire.

Which country is nicknamed Land of Grace?

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Venezuela is called the Land of Grace by Columbus because when he reached and saw Venezuela and was spellbound by its beauty. Venezuela has everything – waterfalls, grasslands, lowlands etc.

France is famously called which of the following?

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France is called L’hexagone or The Hexagon because the country roughly has six sides which resemble a hexagon.

Which of the following is the nickname of Singapore?

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Singapore is called The Lion City because the very word Singapore is derived from Singa Pura, two Sanskrit words which literally mean the Lion City.

USA is nicknamed which of the following?

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USA is nicknamed as the Land of Free because that is what Francis Scott Key has written in National Anthem in 1814 and that is what he envisioned USA to become.

The Great Red Island is nickname of which country?

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Madagascar is called the Great Red Island because of the red soils which is not suitable for agriculture.

Which country is nicknamed as the Land Down Under?

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Australia is nicknamed as Land Down Under because of its position in the southern hemisphere.

What is the nickname of Lesotho?

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Lesotho is nicknamed as The Kingdom in the Sky because the whole country is situated at an altitude of over 1000 meters.

Which country is nicknamed as The Boot?

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Because of its peninsula shape, Italy is nicknamed as The Boot.

Land of Music is nickname of which country?

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Austria is called the Land of Music because of its rich and world acknowledged music and cultural traditions.

The White Rus is nickname of which country?

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Belarus is nicknamed as White Rus. The reason why it is so called is not known for sure but there are many theories like it was named after the white clothes worn by the local Slavic population or the area which was not conquered by Tatars was referred to as White Rus etc.

The Island Surrounded by Land is the moniker of which country?

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Paraguay is called the Island Surrounded by Land because it is completely locked by land from all sides. However, this is not the only reason for Paraguay being given this nickname.

What is the nickname of Egypt?

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Egypt was called the Gift of Nile because Nile gave Egypt fertile soil and of course water because of which the city thrived in an area which was mostly like a desert.

What is the nickname of Finland?

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Finland is called the Land of Thousand Lakes because it literally has thousands of lakes. For every 26 Finns, there is one lake!

Which country is called the Cradle of Civilization?

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Iraq along with ancient China, ancient India and Egypt are called Cradle of Civilization because these are the place where complex urban societies grew.

Which country is called Graveyard of Empires?

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Afghanistan is called Graveyard of Empires because empires after empires failed to conquer and pacify this region in its totality.

Ukraine is given which of the following nicknames?

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Ukraine is called the Bread Basket of Europe because of its rich soil and vast fields of wheat.

Which country has the nickname ‘Switzerland of the Middle East’?

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Lebanon was named Switzerland of the Middle East in 1960s because of its diversity and financial power before the country faced a series of wars.

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