Geography Trivia Questions E23Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
Click the question mark found beside each question for the answer.
At approximately 1000 feet high, what is the tallest dam in the world?
a. Laxiwa Dam
b. Alberto Lieras
c. Jinping-I Dam
d. Deriner Dam
Jinping-I Dam - Jinping-I Dam is located in China.
Known worldwide for a 125-foot statue of Jesus atop its peak, "Corcovado Mountain" overlooks which city?
c. Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro - In Portuguese, Corcovado means hunchback.
Port au Prince is the capital of which nation?
Haiti - As of 2014, Haiti had a population of more than 10 million.
Carved by the Rapa Nui people from rock, where would you have to go if you wanted to see "Moai"?
a. The Seychelles Islands
c. The Galapagos Islands
d. Easter Island
Easter Island - Moai is the correct name for the large stone carvings found all over the island.
Which of these famous landmarks would you see in Hong Kong?
a. The Taj Mahal
b. The Tiger's Nest Monastery
d. Tian Tan Buddha
Tian Tan Buddha - This bronze statue was finished in 1993.
Built by William the Conqueror, where would you find the famous "White Tower"?
London - The White Tower is part of the Tower of London.
Which city in the US is sometimes called the "Holy City"?
d. Salt Lake
Charleston - Charleston is in South Carolina.
First, discovered by a surveying team around 1805, which of these landmarks collapsed in 2003?
a. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
b. Old Faithful
c. The Sphinx
d. Great Stone Face
Great Stone Face - Also known as 'Old Man of the Mountain', this New Hampshire landmark collapsed on May 3, 2003.
One of the largest lakes in Western Europe, where is "Lake Geneva"?
Switzerland - About 60 percent of the lake comes under the jurisdiction of Switzerland, and 40 percent under France.
Once used as a Roman palace, what is the name of the famous landmark fortress in Toledo, Spain?
b. Alnwick Castle
c. Trim Castle
d. Castel Sant'Angelo
Alcazar - Alcazar was once home to El Greco.
Which of the following lakes is artificial?
a. Lake Huron
b. Lake Winnipeg
c. Lake Victoria
d. Lake Volta
Lake Volta - This enormous lake was created by the Akosombo Dam.
Which of these Castles is known as Dracula's Castle?
a. Krak des Chevaliers
b. Bran Castle
d. Eilean Donan Castle
Bran Castle - This Romanian Castle is a national landmark.
The largest coral reef in the world is the Great Barrier Reef. What is the second largest?
a. Andros Coral Reef
b. Red Sea Coral Reef
c. Saya Del Malha
d. Florida Reef
Red Sea Coral Reef - The Red Sea Coral Reef is 1,180 miles long.
If you wanted to surf Dungeons, where would you go?
c. South Africa
South Africa - This big wave spot is located off the coast of South Africa, near Cape Town.
Which of these is another name for Pelican Island?
a. Elba Island
b. Alcatraz Island
c. Robben Island
d. Devil’s Island
Alcatraz Island - Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay.
Which of these nations is an Archipelago?
d. The Philippines
The Philippines - An Archipelago is a group or chain of islands.
Known for a carving that depicts Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, in which U.S. state would you find "Stone Mountain"?
b. North Dakota
Georgia - Originally owned by the Venable Brothers, Stone Mountain was purchased by the State of Georgia in 1958.
What is the third largest nation in the world?
China - Russia is the largest nation and Canada ranks second.
Which of these rivers resides completely in one nation?
Yangtze - The Amazon is located in both Peru and Brazil. The Congo runs between the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The "Sinai Peninsula" borders which body of water?
a. Bay of Fundy
b. Gulf of Suez
c. The Darwin Strait
d. South China Sea
Gulf of Suez - The peninsula is also bordered by the Gulf of Aqaba.
Nassau is the capital of which nation?
Bahamas - The Bahamas is made up of more than 700 islands.
Click Here For a Printable Version of This Quiz
Click Here to Play This Quiz Interactively