QI Countries Quiz: how many will you get right?

The answer to each of these questions is either Qatar, Ireland, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel or Italy

Clever elves: Anne Miller, John Lloyd and James Harkin

Clever elves: Anne Miller, John Lloyd and James Harkin

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One country in the world – Qatar – begins with the letter Q and eight begin with the letter I. One of these is Ireland, of course: the rest are Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Israel and Italy. The answer to each of the following 25 questions is the name of one of these nine countries.  Your reward, the warm glow of satisfaction if you get them all right. The six QI Fact books – 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, 1,339 QI Facts to Make Your Jaw Drop, 1,411 QI Facts to Knock You Sideways, 1,234 QI Facts to Leave You Speechless, 1,342 QI Facts to Leave You Flabbergasted and the latest, 1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over – together contain 7,976 unique and astonishing facts from which this quiz is drawn, and which, if learned by heart, will make you easily the best-educated person in any country. If you are reading this on The Irish Times app, you can play here.

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