Shoeless Trivia: The Stans

All about Central Asia, except the parts that aren’t.

Unless the trivia muse grabs me by the neck and shakes me like a Polaroid of a crying baby, I don’t expect to post over the weekend.

  1. Liechtenstein is one of (arguably) two doubly landlocked nations on earth. Modulo some debate about the status of the Caspian Sea, what is the second?
  2. The character of Marlo Stanfield, pictured below, was a major antagonist for three seasons of what acclaimed crime drama?stans2
  3. What assassinated leader of the Pakistan People’s Party was the first woman to head the government of a majority Muslim nation?
  4. Name the artist sampled by Eminem in his song “Stan”.
  5. What river is considered to define the boundary between Europe and Asia within Kazakhstan?

  1. Uzbekistan
  2. The Wire
  3. Benazir Bhutto
  4. Dido
  5. Ural River


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