As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil (and the International Space Station), the clever folks at NASA took the opportunity to showcase some of their most amazing images of each of the 32 participating countries.
Put your geographical knowledge to the test and see if you can guess which soccer-loving country corresponds to each image:
Correction, June 16, 2014: Due to an error in the NASA's World Cup photo gallery, an image in our quiz of a volcanic eruption in the disputed Kuril Islands was originally mislabeled as being of Japan. The island where the eruption occurred—Matua Island—is in fact controlled by Russia.The image has been replaced in the quiz with NASA's substitute image of Japan.
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