Our new quiz 2017

Geography Quiz

1. What are the names of the two longest rivers in the world?   The Amazon and The Nile
2. Which planet is closest to the Earth?   Venus
3. In which country were the Hanging Gardens of Babylon located?   Iraq
4. What is the capital of New Zealand?   Wellington
5. Which animal is responsible for the most human deaths in Africa?   The Hippopotamus
6. What is the name of the animal that lives in a lodge?   The beaver
7. What is the name given to the active volcano located in Sicily?   Mount Etna
8. In which US state is the Grand Canyon located?   The state of Arizona
9. In which country would you find the Port of Alexandria?   Egypt
10. What is the largest island in the world?   Greenland
11. What is the name of the highest mountain in the Canary Islands and which Island is it on?   Mount Teide, Tenerife
12. The Bridal Veil Falls is the smallest of three waterfalls that are more famously known as?   The Niagara Falls
13. Which planet is closest to the sun?   Mercury
14. What is the name of the sea that lies between Israel and Jordan?   The Dead Sea
15. What occurred first, the Stone Age or the Bronze Age?   The Stone Age
16. Which is warmer, the North Pole or the South Pole?   The North Pole
17. In which US state is Las Vegas situated?   Nevada
18. What natural disaster occurred in San Francisco in the year of 1906?   An earthquake
19. Which country is Jakarta the capital city of?   Indonesia
20. What is measured by the Richter scale?   The magnitude of earthquakes
21. The largest sand island in the world is in Australia, what is its name?   Fraser Island
22. Where would you find the city of Kremlin?   In Moscow
23. What was the former name of Thailand?   Siam
24. What is the second largest country in the world?   Canada
25. What is the capital of Morocco?   Rabat
26. Which US state is Madison the capital of?   Wisconsin
27. Does the Earth revolve around the Sun, or does the Sun revolve around the Earth?   The Earth revolves around the Sun
28. Which country is Kingston the capital of?   Jamaica
29. What is the largest railway station in the world?    Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York
30. What is the capital of Japan?   Tokyo
31. Planet Mars has two moon, can you name at least one of them?   Deimos and Phobos
32. What is the name of the highest Mountain in Africa?   Mount Kiimanjaro
33. How does the moon affect the oceans activity on Earth?   The moon affects the ocean tides
34. Where would you find the Northwest Territories?   In Canada
35. The Red Sea and the Mediterranean are linked by a canal, what is the name of this canal?   The Suez Canal
36. There are three types of triangles that tell how many sides or angles are equal. What are their names?  Equilateral,  Isosceles and Scalen
37. What is the largest state in the United States of America?   Alaska
38. What is the largest Scandinavian country?   Sweden
39. Which country did Croatia and Slovenia used to be part of?   Yugoslavia
40. What is the capital of Iraq?   Baghdad
41. Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?   Colorado
42. In the year of 1993, which American river caused serious flood damage?   Mississippi
43. What is the Star of India?   The world’s largest sapphire
44. Which country has the longest coastline in the world?   Canada
45. What is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea?   Sicily
46. What is the largest country that the equator passes through?   Brazil
47. In which city is Bollywood located?   Bombay (now Mumbai)
48. What are the four oceans called?   Pacific, Atlantic, Indian and Arctic
49. Which island group does Fuerteventura belong to?   The Canary Islands
50. What is the capital of Switzerland?   Berne
51. Who discovered Australia?   James Cook
52. In which country would you find the highest waterfall?   Venezuela
53. What is the capital of Egypt?   Cairo
54. On which continent is Tripoli located?   Africa
55. In which American city is the Madison Square Gardens arena located?   New York
56. Where would you find the popular party resort of Magaluf?   Majorca
57. What is the capital of Portugal?   Lisbon
58. Jupiter has a great red spot that looks at bit like an eye, what actually causes this spot?   A storm
59. Which is the only borough of New York’s that is located on the mainland?   The Bronx
60. Which ocean is the Carribean Sea part of?   The Atlantic
61. Which state is referred to as the Treasure State?   Montana

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