Geography Trivia Questions #22Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Which of these nations does not border Lake Victoria?
Angola - Lake Victoria is one of the African Great Lakes.
In geography, what do you call a stream or river that flows into a main stem river or a lake?
Tributary - An arroyo is a gully formed by a seasonal stream.
Addia Ababa is the capital of which nation?
Ethiopia - The official language of Ethiopia is Amharic.
By volume, what is the largest fresh water lake in the world?
a. Lake Michigan
b. Lake Superior
c. Great Slave Lake
d. Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal - Lake Baikal is located in Russia.
What is the name of the highest mountain in Africa?
c. Mount Emin
d. Mount Meru
Kibo - This mountain is located in Tanzania.
Which term describes a wet subarctic coniferous forest that begins where tundra ends?
Taiga - A Taiga consists primarily of spruces and firs.
Named after the privateer Sir Francis Drake, Drake Passage borders which piece of land?
a. The Falkland Islands
b. Cape Horn
d. Vancouver Island
Cape Horn - Drake Passage lies between Cape Horn and the South Shetland Islands.
The largest lake in the region, where is Lake Vostok located?
c. The Moon
Antarctica - Lake Vostok is a subglacial lake.
Connecting the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, what is the modern name for the Propontis?
a. The Gold Coast
b. The Coral Sea
c. The Petrified Forest
d. The Blue Coast
The Coral Sea - The Sea of Marmara is situated entirely within the borders of Turkey.
Located within the West Indies, which of these islands is not a part of the Windward Islands?
Antigua - Antigua is part of the Leeward Islands.
Located through regions of the Asian continent, which of these cities is located along the famous Silk Road?
a. New York
Samarkand - The Silk Road was a major trading route.
The capital of Costa Rica, San Jose is known for producing which commodity?
Coffee - According to recent studies, San Jose is one of the safest cities in the region.
Located in West Africa, what is the national language of Sierra Leone?
English - Sierra Leone is officially called the Republic of Sierra Leone.
In which Sea would you find Nevis Island?
Caribbean - Charleston is Nevis' largest city.
At a population of approximately 36.5 million, which state is the most populous in the United States?
c. New York
California - The second most populous state is Texas at about 24.5 million.
Estimated to be the second largest freshwater lake in the world by volume, what is the deepest lake in Africa?
a. Lake Tanganyika
b. Lake Grand
c. Lake Van
d. Lake Malawi
Lake Tanganyika - The surface area of this lake measures 32,900 km2.
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