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Is that legal there?

Try to guess whether these things are legal in certain places.
Quiz by BolyaiAnna
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Last updated: June 14, 2024
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First submittedJanuary 17, 2022
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1. Is it legal to drive at 200 km/h (125 mph) on German motorways?
Yes
No
With some exceptions, there is no speed limit on Autobahns.
2. Is prostitution legal in Las Vegas?
Yes
No
While it is legal in Nevada, some places - including Las Vegas - do not permit it.
3. Is it legal for an Iranian woman to go unveiled in public?
Yes
No
Afghanistan, Iran and Saudi Arabia are the only countries where hijab is compulsory.
4. Is it legal for a European to visit North Korea?
Yes
No
Only South Korean and American passports are forbidden in North Korea.
5. Is chewing gum legal in Singapore?
Yes
No
The penalty may be as high as a $100,000 fine or 2 years in jail.
6. Is abortion legal in all US states?
Yes
No
A sad update to this quiz.
7. Is same-sex marriage legal in Japan?
Yes
No
Taiwan and Nepal are the only Asian countries where gay couples can marry as of 2024.
8. Is it legal to criticise Vladimir Putin on Russian soil?
Yes
No
People are free to do so, whether it be online or in public.
9. Is it legal to cross the British-Irish border without showing your passport?
Yes
No
Both countries are part of the "Common Travel Area". They may require a passport if you travel by aeroplane.
10. Is it legal to keep a platypus as a pet in Australia?
Yes
No
I feel like Phineas and Ferb have betrayed me.
11. Is it legal for a Muslim to become president of Lebanon?
Yes
No
Two thirds of the population is Muslim, yet the president is legally required to be Christian.
12. Is it legal to smoke marijuana in Canada?
Yes
No
It has been legal since 2018. In some countries like the Netherlands, it is decriminilased but not fully legal.
13. Is it legal to take selfies with Buddha statues in Sri Lanka?
Yes
No
It would be highly disrespectful to have your back turned to Him.
14. Is it legal to marry your first cousin in Alabama?
Yes
No
Bet some of you thought it'd be a trick question.
15. Is JetPunk legal in China? (as opposed to being banned)
Yes
No
It is (somehow) still the case, despite this quiz.
5 Comments
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Level 67
Jan 17, 2022
I'd say technically JetPunk is illegal in China, because it is illegal to list Taiwan as a separate country. It is not banned because the site is not popular in China and hasn't come under the radar (yet).
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Level 82
Jan 17, 2022
I guess that's debatable then. I'll make it clearer.

I hope you enjoyed taking my quiz!

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Level 85
Jan 17, 2022
Great quiz. And yes, I thought that was a trick question!
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Level 82
Jan 17, 2022
I knew it'd work :) Thank you so much, it means a lot to hear that from you.
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Level 20
Jun 14, 2024
update 7 because nepal