Answers to the GeoQuiz:
2. Afghanistan. The capital, as you undoubtedly know, is Kabul.
4. Pakistan. Islamabad, the capital, lies in the northern part of the country.
6. Kyrgyzstan. If you're really paying attention to the stans, you may know there was a general election a week ago.
7. Kazakhstan. “Borat” the movie was released in 2006. Cohen plays a very fictitious Kazakh reporter who travels to the United States to film a documentary.
8. Kurdistan. Every now and then there is talk of forming a country called Kurdistan, but so far it hasn't happened.