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Odd Country Out with Hints #1

Can you guess the odd country out? Each question has a hint for the category in front.
Categories aren't overly specific (e.g. countries with territory at 16° N)
Quiz by Dollyfroggy
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Last updated: January 1, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 9, 2022
Times taken34
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1. Category: Location
Countries: Brazil, Colombia, Peru, United States
Colombia
Brazil
United States
Peru
The United States are not in South America.
2. Category: Population
Countries: Brunei, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines
Brunei
Indonesia
Japan
Philippines
Brunei has under 1 million people, while the rest have over 100 million people.
3. Category: Phonetic or Shape
Countries: Federated States of Micronesia, France, Papua New Guinea, Saint Lucia
Papua New Guinea
Federated States of Micronesia
France
Saint Lucia
France is one word long / France is not an island country.
4. Category: Organization
Countries: Belgium, France, Greece, Norway
Belgium
Norway
France
Greece
Norway is not in the EU.
5. Category: Location
Countries: Eswatini, Lesotho, San Marino, Vatican City
Eswatini
Lesotho
Vatican City
San Marino
Eswatini is not fully encompassed in another country.
6. Category: Language
Countries: Brazil, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Spain
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Brazil
Spain
Brazil doesn't speak Spanish as an official language.
7. Category: Capitals
Countries: Norway, Canada, Solomon Islands, Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Norway
Canada
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands' capital, Honiara, does not begin with 'O'.
8. Category: Location
Countries: Brazil, Luxembourg, Paraguay, Spain
Paraguay
Spain
Brazil
Luxembourg
Paraguay does not border France. Paraguay is the only country without land in the Northern Hemisphere.
9. Category: Territories
Countries: Chile, New Zealand, Norway, Spain
Chile
Spain
Norway
New Zealand
Spain does not have Antarctic claims.
10. Category: Location
Countries: Australia, Eritrea, Italy, United Arab Emirates
Eritrea
Italy
United Arab Emirates
Australia
Italy doesn't border the Indian Ocean.
2 Comments
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Level 89
Dec 29, 2022
I got lucky on #8 -- got the right answer for the wrong reason. Paraguay is the only one of the four countries that doesn't have territory in the Northern Hemisphere. Maybe add that as an alternate explanation?
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Level 60
Jan 1, 2023
Okay, done. Not really the 'wrong reason', as that reason works as well!