Geography Trivia Questions #26Printable Geography Trivia Quiz
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The province of Hainan is part of which country?
China - Hainan literally means 'South of the Sea'.
As of 2015, seven of the ten biggest ports in the world by cargo volume are in which country?
b. South Korea
d. United States
China - The Port of Shanghai is the biggest port in the world based on cargo throughput.
In which body of water is Taiwan located?
a. Pacific Ocean
b. Arctic Ocean
c. Atlantic Ocean
d. Indian Ocean
Pacific Ocean - An island, Taiwan is one of the most densely populated countries in the world.
Khartoum is located on which of these rivers?
Nile - Khartoum is the capital of Sudan.
What is the capital city of Ghana?
Accra - As of 2015, about four million people live in Accra.
Which of the following islands is the largest by area?
Madagascar - Located off the southeast coast of Africa, Madagascar is 226,597 squared miles in area.
Which nation owns the island of Tasmania?
d. New Zealand
Australia - Tasmania is about 240 kilometers off the coast of Australia.
Saskatchewan is a province in which country?
a. South Africa
Canada - Saskatchewan is part of the Prairie Provinces.
Which nation is sometimes called the land of milk and honey?
Switzerland - Australia is often referred to as the land down under.
Which of these nations borders the Timor Sea?
Timor - The Timor Sea was hit by a massive oil spill in 2009.
Which of the following European countries is the largest by area?
France - France has an area of 246,201 miles sq.
In which city would you be able to visit the Hagia Sophia?
Istanbul - This incredible building is now a museum.
The Saronic Islands are part of which country?
Greece - The Islands are in the Saronic Gulf.
Which country is sometimes called the "Home of a Million Palm Trees"?
Bahrain - The nation of Bahrain is an archipelago.
Which of these cities was founded by Brigham Young?
c. White Horse
d. Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah.
In which sea would you find Aruba?
b. South China
Caribbean - Aruba is an island located near the north coast of Venezuela.
The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean to which body of water?
a. Gulf of Mexico
b. Red Sea
c. Black Sea
d. Atlantic Ocean
Red Sea - The Suez Canal is located in Egypt.
Big Ben is located in which country?
England - Big Ben is the nickname of the Clock Tower at the North end of Westminster Palace.
Which of the following U.S. rivers is the longest?
c. Rio Grande
Rio Grande - At 1,896 miles, the Rio Grande flows from central Colorado to the Gulf of Mexico.
Built in the 15th century and set high in the Andes Mountains, in what country would you find the Incan citadel Machu Picchu?
Peru - The exact use of Machu Picchu remains a mystery.
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