• 1. What is the capital city of Azerbaijan?
A) Yerevan
B) Ankara
C) Tbilisi
D) Baku
  • 2. Which sea is located east of Azerbaijan?
A) Caspian Sea
B) Mediterranean Sea
C) Black Sea
D) Arabian Sea
  • 3. What is the official language of Azerbaijan?
A) Russian
B) Armenian
C) Azerbaijani
D) Turkish
  • 4. Which mountain range partially borders Azerbaijan to the north?
A) Rocky Mountains
B) Caucasus Mountains
C) Andes
D) Himalayas
  • 5. When did Azerbaijan gain its independence from the Soviet Union?
A) 2000
B) 1991
C) 1975
D) 1985
  • 6. Which is a traditional Azerbaijani dish made of saffron-covered rice with various toppings like lamb, chicken, or fish?
A) Baklava
B) Dolma
C) Plov
D) Kebab
  • 7. Azerbaijan is known for its traditional music instrument called ________.
A) Guitar
B) Drum
C) Tar
D) Flute
  • 8. Which famous Azerbaijani musician composed the opera 'Leyli and Majnun'?
A) Gara Garayev
B) Fikret Amirov
C) Uzeyir Hajibeyov
D) Mstislav Rostropovich
  • 9. What is the oldest settlement in Azerbaijan, known for its ancient cave dwellings?
A) Jerusalem
B) Gobustan
C) Petra
D) Machu Picchu
  • 10. Azerbaijan is famous for its production of __________, known as 'black gold'.
A) Salt
B) Wine
C) Oil
D) Gold
  • 11. What is the traditional Azerbaijani dance performed by a group of female dancers moving in a circular formation called?
A) Yalli
B) Salsa
C) Flamenco
D) Ballet
  • 12. What is the name of the highest peak in Azerbaijan?
A) Mont Blanc
B) Bazarduzu
C) Mount Kilimanjaro
D) Mount McKinley
  • 13. In which year did Baku host the inaugural European Games?
A) 2000
B) 2015
C) 1995
D) 2020
  • 14. What is the traditional Azerbaijani folk music genre accompanied by a stringed musical instrument?
A) Reggae
B) Jazz
C) Mugham
D) Classical
  • 15. What is the name of the medieval Islamic architectural monument located in Baku's Old City?
A) Hagia Sophia
B) Taj Mahal
C) Alhambra
D) Palace of the Shirvanshahs
  • 16. Which national holiday is celebrated in Azerbaijan on May 28 to commemorate the establishment of the Democratic Republic of Azerbaijan in 1918?
A) Victory Day
B) Republic Day
C) National Day
D) Independence Day
  • 17. Who is the national hero of Azerbaijan known as the 'Father of the Nation'?
A) Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
B) Heydar Aliyev
C) Ilham Aliyev
D) Erdogan
  • 18. Azerbaijan gained independence from which country in 1991?
A) Ottoman Empire
B) Mongol Empire
C) Persian Empire
D) Soviet Union
  • 19. In which year did Azerbaijan become a member of the United Nations?
A) 1992
B) 1995
C) 1989
D) 1985
  • 20. Which Azerbaijani scientist became the first Muslim and the only Azerbaijani to win a Nobel Prize in Physics?
A) Satis Mirzabayli
B) Lev Landau
C) Elmar Aliyev
D) Rashid Behbudov
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