Geography Quiz InformationWeek of March 9, 2000
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2. In which country is the world's southernmost city?
Ushuaia, Argentina is commonly accepted as being the southernmost city in the world.
4. Which is the only member country that can not sit on the U.N. Security Council?
To be a member of the U.N. Security Council, a country must be a member of a regional grouping in the U.N. Israel is not a member of any such grouping, so it can not serve on the Security Council.
5. How many countries end in the suffix -stan?
The six countries are: Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekstan. Kyrgyzstan is now known as the Kyrgyz Republic.
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