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Random Category Elimination - Countries

In each randomized group, name any answer which matches the first category to reveal the second category, then name any answer which applies to both categories to reveal a third, and so on.

The answers and categories change every time you play!

Using JetPunk conventions where applicable (Russia is Europe, Cyprus is Asia etc...). Overseas territories are excluded, but overseas regions are included.
# = the number of answers possible. Answer must correspond to the highlighted yellow box.
All data as of April 2024.
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Quiz by Stewart
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Last updated: April 28, 2024
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First submittedMay 3, 2021
Times taken253,640
Average score70.0%
Rating4.98
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Green Categories
151
Countries that are not landlocked
115
... with white on their national flag
14
... that contain the letter P
9
... that are guessed 60%+ on JetPunk
1
... that border the Caribbean sea
Panama
 
Orange Categories
158
Countries that are only one word
47
... that contain the letter S
14
... with a density less than 50 per km²
5
... with a maximum elevation above 3000m
1
... that border Iran
Turkmenistan
Blue Categories
107
Countries that are 7 or fewer letters long
68
... with more than 5 million people
13
... that border the Mediterranean sea
5
... that are in Africa
1
... that contain the letter S
Tunisia
 
Purple Categories
152
Countries with red on their national flag
116
... that are not landlocked
23
... that are in Europe
3
... that are 8 letters long
1
... with a land area smaller than 25,000 km²
Slovenia
100 Recent Comments
+18
Level 68
Jun 21, 2021
What to know how this quiz was made? Read about it in How I Made Random Category Elimination.
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Level 29
Aug 5, 2021
how is east timor in Eurasia? I am confused
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Level 68
Aug 5, 2021
Eurasia is anything in Europe or Asia. See the Wikipedia article for Eurasia.
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Level 74
Aug 18, 2021
I am in awe of this quiz.
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Level 29
Aug 25, 2021
Does Moldova have green on it's flag? smaller than 250000 sq. km. With green on flag. Part of soviet union, in Europe and contain the letter m.
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Level 68
Aug 25, 2021
Yes, Moldova satisfies all those clues (and I checked the data too). If it didn't work then I suspect either the clue was EU not Europe (which discounts Moldova), or it was "less than 25000 km2" instead of 250k
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Level 29
Aug 28, 2021
Is Australia connected to any mainland? It's located entirely on islands, isn't it?

Plus, for the Moldova thingy, it said EU.

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Level 68
Aug 28, 2021
JetPunk considers Australia a continent instead of an island, which means it's not counted. I don't agree with that but we have to conform to JetPunk standards to be consistent. There's lots of arguments about it on the "Island Countries Quiz"
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Level 29
Oct 22, 2021
But I finally got 20

With the final answers being Monaco, Saint Lucia, Spain and Oman.

Great Quiz!

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Level 60
Sep 6, 2021
'Countries that are only one word that contain the letter E that are in Europe that end with the letters IA that are landlocked' should accept Czechia as an answer.
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Level 68
Sep 6, 2021
See the caveats, unfortunately JetPunk still uses Czech Republic because Czechia still has limited official recognition :(
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Level 60
Oct 23, 2021
My bad, thought JetPunk had changed.
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Level 42
Sep 29, 2021
Hey, so there is a category where "Czech Republic" is the final answer, and categories leading up to it include "contains the letter P" and "more than one word". Would this be different now, since the nation now goes by Czechia?
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Level 68
Sep 29, 2021
JetPunk and many other countries still don't recognise Czechia as the official short name yet :(
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Level 90
Oct 12, 2021
For the Green Category where "Barbados" is the final answer, I believe that Guinea-Bissau should satisfy the second-to-last clue. Apologies in advance if I just misspelled it.
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Level 68
Oct 12, 2021
This quiz is randomized so I have no idea what clues you're on about.
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Level 76
Nov 8, 2021
One of New Zealand's clues is "with fewer than 5 million people" and at least as of June 2021, that's no longer the case
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Level 68
Nov 9, 2021
I'll update the quiz at the end of the year when January 2022 population estimates are released for all countries.
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Level 37
Nov 30, 2021
Countries with more than 5 million people

with blue on their national flag

that start with a vowel

that contain the letter U

that are located entirely on islands

The quiz said it was the UK but why couldn't it be Australia?

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Level 68
Nov 30, 2021
Australia is not an island but a continental mass. There's a minor difference. You can see lots of arguments on the "Island Countries" quiz
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Level 36
Dec 2, 2021
how does spain have blue on it's flag?
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Level 68
Dec 2, 2021
On its emblem! It's a tough one for sure, but that happens with a randomised quiz :)
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Level 26
Jan 3, 2022
great quizz apart from the fact that i got taiwan as an anwser when it's not part of eurasia
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Level 68
Jan 3, 2022
Taiwan is in Asia and thus in Eurasia
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Level 60
Jun 12, 2023
I'm guessing you're thinking it's talking about a landmass Eurasia, but the landmass is Afro-Eurasia. Eurasia refers to Europe + Asia.
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Level 56
Feb 12, 2022
United States of America has c in it
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Level 68
Feb 12, 2022
It is only called United States on JetPunk
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Level 56
Feb 12, 2022
Wow such a fast reply ok then I admit defeat
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Level 68
Feb 12, 2022
You caught me at a good time :)
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Level 29
Feb 24, 2022
I am dumb when I was thinking the last answer was Indonesia and giving up then only realising it was Indonesia. Dumb me.

I mean

1 Red flag

2 population more than 5 mil.

3 contain s

4 entirely on island

5 max elevation above 3000m

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Level 68
Feb 24, 2022
Great effort! And yeah, to be fair not many countries satisfy those last two clues alone :)
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Level 29
Feb 24, 2022
But is San Marino one word?

It was an answer under one of them but is said one word.

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Level 68
Feb 24, 2022
That's not a possible outcome, are you sure it didn't say "with more than one word in its name"? That's the only similar clue possible for San Marino
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Level 29
Feb 24, 2022
Maybe it did. Maybe I can't read.
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Level 29
Feb 24, 2022
Oh, and then i got one a lot of people will struggle on.

At least I didn't :)

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Level 68
Feb 24, 2022
Course not! You must be one of the pros by now :)
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Level 29
Feb 24, 2022
Well, I'm a pro at geography, so probably :)
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Level 61
Mar 1, 2022
What are the odds to get Niger and Nigeria in the same go, because I just did lol
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Level 60
Jun 12, 2023
Assuming all countries have an equal chance of being chosen, there are 196 choose 4 = 59626385 ways to choose the 4 countries and 194 choose 2 = 18721 ways that include both Niger and Nigeria. The total chance is 18721/59626385 ≈ 0.0314%.
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Level 44
May 3, 2024
pi?
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Level 65
May 9, 2024
it shows up in the most unexpected places sometimes
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Level 49
Mar 9, 2022
Could Hungary be in the green category?
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Level 68
Mar 9, 2022
This is a randomized quiz. I have no idea what your clues were.
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Level 74
Apr 22, 2022
The clues for my Orange category one were: Countries with green on their national flag / that are in Eurasia / with a land area greater than 100,000 km2 / that contain the letter S / that start with a vowel.

The answer you had was Uzbekistan, but Afghanistan also works and I used up the whole time trying to figure out what I was doing wrong. Afghanistan has almost a third of its flag green, it's in Eurasia, its land area is more than 650,000 km2, it contains an S, and it starts with an A.

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Level 68
Apr 22, 2022
Afghanistan's flag is no longer green! It changed last year after the government was changed.
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Level 74
Apr 22, 2022
I just realized that playing another game. Ugh! Why can't everything just stay the same?
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Level 65
May 9, 2024
Else we'd all be cavepeople with no Internet to do JetPunk on
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Level 62
May 14, 2022
For the one that starts with "Countries with a land area greater than 100,000 km^2" Poland is also a valid answer.
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Level 68
May 14, 2022
Works fine for me
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Level 30
May 17, 2022
i think for the one with 'countries with 8 or more letters, in africa, not landlocked, and has an L', algeria should work for that.
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Level 68
May 17, 2022
Might need to recount... Algeria has 7 letters :)
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Level 36
Jun 2, 2022
Maybe I'm wrong, but doesn't Vatican City have a bit of green on it's flag? (Look closely on the right)
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Level 68
Jun 2, 2022
I don't see any green:

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Level 49
Jun 29, 2022
This comment wasted approximately 3 minutes and 52 seconds looking for a green and I still don’t see a green
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Level 67
Jul 13, 2022
Countries that are only one word

with more than 5 million people

that are landlocked

that are eight letters long...

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country

Population: 14.86 million (2020) World Bank

Wouldn't accept it as an answer

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Level 68
Jul 13, 2022
All the categories are correct for it, so I don't know how or why that happened.
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Level 40
Jul 16, 2022
Found Cambodia at the last second but couldn't type it twice! Darn it
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Level 62
Sep 27, 2022
Finally got it after at least two dozen tries with 8 seconds left! One of the hardest quizzes I've taken on Jetpunk that's dependent on random luck!
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Level 65
Sep 29, 2022
1. Contains blue on the flag

2. Contains the letter R

I typed USA and it didn’t accept it. America has an R and the flag has blue

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Level 68
Sep 29, 2022
It is called "United States" on JetPunk as you would know, being level 60.
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Level 45
Nov 22, 2022
Everyone just types in "USA" so I honestly assumed that it was referred to as the United States of America too. I also tried it for the blue set of clues, for contains letter M. Also, French Guiana should work instead of France. I tried it a million times and thought the quiz was broken.
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Level 68
Nov 23, 2022
Why should French Guiana work for France? I'd you type in California or Hawaii should it give you USA too? That makes no sense
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Level 66
Dec 8, 2022
In Blue I got Countries that are not landlocked with more than 10 million people that contain the letter R. I believe United States of AmeRica should be included. Unless Jetpunk only considers their name to be United States?
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Level 68
Dec 8, 2022
Correct, the official short name (those used on JetPunk) is United States
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Level 39
Feb 10, 2023
Why not Micronesia for Purple?
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Level 68
Feb 10, 2023
The categories are randomized, so I have no clue what categories you are referring to.

Most likely though, is that "Micronesia" is called the "Federated States of Micronesia" on JetPunk and so is not one word.

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Level 73
Feb 13, 2023
Namibia is not a part of the British Commonwealth.
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Level 68
Feb 13, 2023
The Commonwealth itself disagrees with you.
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Level 81
Aug 4, 2023
It's part of the Commonwealth of Nations. There's been no such thing as the "British Commonwealth" since the 1940s, so the wording in the question is incorrect and should be updated.
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Level 70
Mar 27, 2023
Togo is now part of the British Commonwealth.
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Level 36
May 11, 2023
hey, just a little confused, one of the things was "that border the caribbean sea" and it let me type netherlands. the netherlands doesnt border the caribbean sea.
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Level 68
May 11, 2023
A constituent part of the Netherlands, equivalent of USA's Hawaii, does though. You would classify the USA as being in the middle of the Pacific, and bordering the arctic via Alaska, so this counts exactly the same.
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Level 36
May 15, 2023
ohhh i completely forgot about aruba and curacao. thanks for clarifying
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Level 72
Oct 4, 2023
Don't forget Sint Maarten!
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Level 50
Aug 9, 2023
Hi
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Level 38
Sep 27, 2023
On orange categories (at least 100 000km2, with blue on their flag, 7 or fewer letters, contains the letter D and is part of NATO) it only put iceland, but now Finland joined NATO and fits in every other categories. Can you update the quiz?
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Level 68
Nov 17, 2023
The quiz will be updated every 2 years, so Feb 2024 is next.
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Level 58
Apr 25, 2024
It hasn't been updated...
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Level 68
Apr 25, 2024
Sorry it's on my to-do list, I haven't found time yet
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Level 68
Apr 28, 2024
The data has finally been updated to latest.
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Level 46
Sep 29, 2023
This may be my most played quiz on the site
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Level 32
Nov 7, 2023
Its funny that i got 3 communist countries (North korea, vietnam, and china) in one go
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Level 45
Nov 17, 2023
One of mine was glitched, it said that france bordered brazil
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Level 68
Nov 17, 2023
This is not a glitch. France and Brazil do share a border via French Guiana. And that's not just an "overseas territory", French Guiana is as much part of France as Hawaii is to the USA.
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Level 56
Dec 14, 2023
Countries that contain the letter R

with a land area greater than 100,000 km²

that are part of NATO

with white on their national flag

How does USA not fit into this?

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Level 44
Apr 29, 2024
JetPunk uses the, "United States" as its official name only.
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Level 58
Jan 1, 2024
Countries that are in Eurasia

... with a density greater than 100 per km²

... with fewer than 2 million people

... that contain the letter S

... that are 8 letters long

Maldives

How is it Maldives? It's not in Eurasia afaik, unless you meant "Europe or Asia".

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Level 68
Jan 1, 2024
It's randomized, so looks like this was a tough one, however yes Eurasia here refers to JetPunk continents not the landmass.
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Level 61
Feb 20, 2024
Countries with green on their national flag

... with a maximum elevation above 3000m

... with a land area smaller than 100,000 km²

... that contain the letter R

... with fewer than 5 million people

I mean this might be the hardest country ever to guess, because of the 3000m. Because I had absolutely no idea that the tiny country of equatorial guinea has a peak that is >3000

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Level 68
Mar 6, 2024
Guess you learnt an interesting factoid!
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Level 33
Mar 6, 2024
Countries that contain the letter E

with more than 25 million people

with blue on their national flag

that are in The Americas

that end in the letter S

This was the USA but for the last one "that end in the letter S" the USA ends with the letter A and not S as it is United States Of America.

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Level 68
Mar 6, 2024
JetPunk uses Official English Short Names, so the country name is United States. This aligns with what is used on the Countries of the World quiz on JetPunk. There is no other way to make this fair than to use the standard across JetPunk.
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Level 33
Mar 6, 2024
Ok, Thanks
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Level 32
Mar 11, 2024
nyt lähtee eka yritys
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Level 28
Mar 12, 2024
After some grinding, I managed to get it in 42 seconds lol
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Level 44
May 3, 2024
"Countries with a land area smaller than 250,000 km² that contain the letter O that are in Asia with black on their national flag that end with the letters IA."

It answered Cambodia but I don't remember black on the national flag.

Is it the building (Angkor Wat) or is it a mistake?

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Level 68
May 3, 2024
Yes the building's outline is in black. Due to the randomness of this quiz all possibilities must be included.
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Level 44
May 6, 2024
ok thanks for telling me!
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Level 34
May 20, 2024
FINALLY! I BEAT BY HIGH SCORE, it was 2:27 before, now it's 2:21
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Level 28
May 22, 2024
Just finished in 40 seconds. I love playing this quiz because it helps with practicing with a bunch of different aspects of the geography of countries, and this quiz is probably my favorite on Jetpunk. I appreciate the effort you put into making this awesome quiz!