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Names That Tell the Nationality

written by: marcing
 
In the age of globalization someone named Michelle Kwan may win medals for the US and Jacek Rostowski may hold a British passport. However, you can still tell what country those people (or their families) originated from. This quiz will check if you can recognize someone's nationality based on the person's name. It is quite easy as people mentioned in this quiz are famous.

Question 1:


Svetlana Kuznietzova and Maria Sharapova are top tennis players (and beauties as well). Judging by their surnames, what country are they from?
Russia
Sweden
Australia
Switzerland

Question 2:


Which Mediterranean country is the most probable place of birth of a person named Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz?
Greece
Italy
Spain
Mexico

Question 3:


Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikonnen is called "The Iceman". Judging by his surname, what northern country is he from?
Norway
Finland
Canada
Denmark

Question 4:


Edvin van der Saar is famous as the goalie of Manchester United. What nationality is his name typical of?
Danish
Dutch
French
Turkish

Question 5:


Zbigniew Brzezinski served as US National Security Advisor under President Jimmy Carter. Judging by his name, what was his native language?
Swedish
Dutch
French
Polish

Question 6:


In 2007, Fabio Capello was appointed head coach of England's national football team. His name tells that he is most likely from this country.
Serbia
Greece
France
Italy

Question 7:


Joe McNull was a star of .. the Polish national basketball team. His name suggests that he must have been born somewhere else. What basketball loving country is most likely his homeland?
The USA
Italy
England
France

Question 8:


Judging by his name, Kim Jong-il became the ruler of this "axis of evil" country in 1994.
North Korea
Sudan
Iraq
Iran

Question 9:


Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a .. Swedish football player. He was born in Sweden to a family of immigrants. What country did his parents leave to move to Sweden?
Azerbaijan
Former Yugoslavia
Ghana
Sri Lanka

Question 10:


Miss World 2005 was Unnur Birna Vilhjalmsdottir. Judging by her last name, what country is she from?
Kazakhstan
Iceland
Venezuela
Thailand

Question 11:


Kazuyoshi Funaki was a champion in ski-jumping. You don't have to be a ski-jumping expert to know that he represented this country.
South Korea
Austria
Japan
Russia

Question 12:


Naim Süleymanoğlu is a Bulgarian champion in weightlifting. What origin does his last name suggest?
Greek
Turkish
Romanian
Serbian

 


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