Quick Quiz


September 2021

Questions:

Which countries share a border with Afghanistan?

And which of them, including Afghanistan, have had Peace Corps Volunteers serve?

Answers:

* the Pakistan border includes area of Kashmir administered by Pakistan but claimed by India.

Countries where Peace Corps Volunteers have served:

  • Afghanistan (1962–1979)
  • China (1993-2020)
  • Iran (1962–1976)
  • Pakistan (1961–1967, 1988–1991)
  • Turkmenistan (1993–2013)
  • Uzbekistan (1992–2005)

August 2021

Question: Which current or former Peace Corps countries have hosted the Olympics?

Answer:

Country         Olympics         Peace Corps

China             2008/2022         Since 1993

Korea             1988/2018         1966-1981

Brazil              2016                  1962-1981

Russia            2014/1980         1992-2003

Yugoslavia    1984                  Former Yugoslavia Countries:

Bosnia and Herzegovina- 2000-2002;

Kosovo – since 2014;

North Macedonia -since 1996

Soviet Union   1980               Former Soviet Union Countries:

Armenia - since 1992;

Estonia -1992–2002;

Azerbaijan - 2003–2016

Kazakhstan - 1993–2011;

Latvia -1992–2002;

Kyrgyzstan -since 1993;

Moldova -since 1993;

Turkmenistan -1993–2013;

Uzbekistan -1992–2005

Mexico                 1968            Since 2004