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Countries ending in the letter A

3.7
(100 votes)
10 questions
English
This quiz tests your knowledge of countries whose names end with the letter "A".
1

Which country was formerly known as Ceylon?

Sri Lanka

Albania

Kenya

Serbia

38% got this right

Sri Lanka ranks number one in the world for the highest rate of waterfall occurrence per square mile.
2

Find the country, Micronesia.

Hard  2% got this right

Micronesia is made up of over 600 islands, but its total land area is just 702 sq km.
3

Which country has the worlds longest fence?

Australia

Hard  33% got this right

Originally built in the 1880s to keep dingoes away from fertile land, it stretches for over 5,600 km / 3480 miles.
4

Which Caribbean country consists of two major islands and has St. John's as its capital city?

Hard  9% got this right

Antigua & Barbuda gained independence in 1981 and is the only nation ending with "a" in Caribbean!
5

Which country has the largest Taiga forest?

Russia

Alaska

Canada

Colombia

36% got this right

In Russia, the world’s largest taiga stretches about 5,800 kilometers (3,600 miles).
6

How many African countries' names end with the letter A?

1
21
54

64% got this right

40% of African countries' names end with the letter 'A'.
7

The city of Medellín, once infamous for its drug cartels, is located in which country?

Colombia

Argentina

Guyana

Venezuela

59% got this right

Colombia is the only country in S. America with coasts on both Atlantic & Pacific Oceans.
8

Which country won the George Cross in the Second World War?

Hard  3% got this right

During WWII, Malta faced intense bombings. In 1942, King George VI awarded Malta the George Cross, unique to a nation.
9

Which of these countries is the world's most populous? (as of July 2023)

India

China

Indonesia

Pakistan

47% got this right

Every minute, approximately 25 babies are born in India!
10

Rank these countries, from the smallest to the largest, based on population size

1.

Andorra

2.

Santa Lucia

3.

Malta

4.

Guyana

Easy  91% got this right

Andorra's entire pop. could attend an NFL game without filling the average stadium to capacity!