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50 randomly selected Geography questions for quizmasters.

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(Please note: Questions are taken from our database of previous quizzes. Some questions and answers may be outdated.)

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1.Of what archipelago are Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera the largest islands?
Balearic Islands
2.What small nation is owned by the Grimaldi family?
3.What is the name of the 100km long lake occupying the caldera of a supervolcano on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia?
Lake Toba
4.Which is the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia?
Burma / Myanmar (678,500 km2)
5.After Russia, Canada, China and the USA, which is the world's fifth largest country, measured by area?
6.What English county is this?
7.The highest mountain in North America, to what was Mount McKinley officially renamed in 2015?
8.Santiago is the capital of what South American country?
9.In terms of area, what is the world's largest island?
10.What country's name means "two seas" in Arabic?
Bahrain (Arabic: البحرين, romanised: al-Baḥrayn "the two seas")
11.What major ferry port in England shares its name with the state capital of Delaware?
12.What is the capital of the U.S. state of California?
13.From the 11th century until 1443, Roskilde was the capital of what European country?
Denmark (Before the capital moved to Copenhagen)
14.What non-European country has a city called London on a river called the Thames in a county called Middlesex?
Canada (Ontario)
15.The Bikini Atoll is known for having served as a nuclear weapons testing site for the United States from 1946 to 1958. To which island nation does it belong?
Marshall Islands
16.What island was known as Van Diemen's Land up until 1856?

17.Cape Agulhas is the geographic southern tip of what country?
South Africa (also the African continent)
18.What airline has the IATA-code WE?
Thai Smile
19.Bridgeport is a seaport city and the largest city in what U.S. state?
20.Name any four of the five U.S. states that have a coastline on the Gulf of Mexico.
Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida
21.Into what ocean does the Amazon river flow?
22.What Irish county comes last alphabetically?
23.True or False? More people live in California than Canada.
True (2016 estimates: California 39.3 million - Canada 36.2 million)
24.Which is the larger, by area, of the two major islands of New Zealand?
South Island
25.Which ocean derives its name from the Greek for 'bear'?
Arctic (Greek: ἀρκτικός arktikos, "near the Bear, northern")
26.How many U.S. state names begin with the word "New"?
4 (New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York)
27.Buffalo, New York and Cleveland, Ohio both lie on the shores of what Great Lake?
Lake Erie
28.One of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within any European capital city, in what city is Phoenix Park?
Dublin (Ireland)
29.In what European capital city is Tara Street railway station?
Dublin (Ireland)
30.What country has more unique land neighbours than any other?
People's Republic of China (16 - Afghanistan, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kazakhstan, North Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Vietnam)
31.Which European country is called Suomi in its own language?
32.After Berlin, what is the second most populous city in Germany?

33.Within what city is the Forbidden City located?
34.What is the name of the stone and turf fortification built by the Romans between the Firth of Forth and the Firth of Clyde in Scotland?
The Antonine Wall
35.What is the southernmost U.S. state capital?
Honolulu (Hawaii)
36.What are the names of South Africa's three capital cities?
Pretoria, Bloemfontein, and Cape Town (Executive, Judicial and Legislative)
37.Which is furthest north: Oslo, Stockholm, or Helsinki?
Helsinki (59°54′48″N, 59°19′46″N, 60°10′15″N)
38.What two countries share European land borders with west and northwest Turkey?
Bulgaria and Greece
39.What capital city is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers?
Belgrade (Serbia)
40.What country lies between Nicaragua and Panama?
Costa Rica
41.The names of only two countries in the world begin with the letter A but do not end with the letter A. Name them.
Afghanistan & Azerbaijan (not Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria)
42.What number parallel roughly separates North and South Korea?
43.What South American sovereign state has the U.S. dollar as its official currency?
Ecuador (replacing the Ecuadorian sucre in 2000)
44.What country is bordered by Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria?
45.In what desert does Las Vegas lie?
Mojave Desert
46.In Bavaria, if you travelled on the Wankbahn to the Wankhaus, what type of natural feature would you be visiting?
Mountain (Mount Wank)
47.What two rivers merge at Khartoum to become the Nile?
White Nile & Blue Nile
48.What Russian seaport is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle?
Murmansk (Мурманск)
49.Bishkek is the capital of what country?
50.What Caribbean country is the only French speaking independent republic in the Americas?

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