2 3 live&learn&rejoice: pop quiz

April 26, 2011

pop quiz

1. where is the kyrgyz republic?

2. is kyrgyzstan larger or smaller than texas?

3. name a natural resource found in abundance in kyrgyzstan.

4. what is the approximate population of kyrgystan?

5.  what is the capital of kyrgystan?

answers courtesy of the world factbook published online by the cia:

1. asia, broadly speaking: Central Asia, west of China, south of Kazakhstan, to be more specific

2. duh, that was a gimme. it is slightly smaller than south dakota

3. abundant hydropower; significant deposits of gold and rare earth metals; locally exploitable coal, oil, and natural gas; other deposits of nepheline, mercury, bismuth, lead, and zinc (which begs the question, of course, what is nepheline and how is it used?)
4. 5,587,443 (July 2011 est.)

5. bishkek

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