Iran Quiz

PUBLISHED : Friday, 01 February, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 01 February, 2008, 12:00am

Test your general knowledge. The answers are below.

1 Iranian Shirin Ebadi was in the news in 2003 for winning a Nobel Prize. Which one? 2 What is the main language of Iran? 3 How many times has Iran's national soccer team won the Asian Cup? 4 With how many countries does Iran share a border? 5 What was Iran called before 1935? 6 What was the name of the ancient ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire? 7 What is the second most populous city in Iran? 8 Iran borders the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and which other body of water? 9 Along which mountain range is Iran's capital located? 10 What position did Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hold before becoming president?


1 The Nobel Peace Prize. 2 Farsi 3 Three 4 Seven: Armenia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Iraq and Pakistan 5 Persia 6 Persepolis 7 Isfahan 8 Caspian Sea 9 Elburtz 10 Mayor of Tehran