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Updated on Apr 27, 2020. Posted on Apr 24, 2020

It's Rare To Get An A- On This Geography Quiz, And Even More Rare To Get An A+

You think you're so smart.

  1. What is the correct term for the highlighted area?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's the United Kingdom!

    England is a territory of the British Isles. Great Britain is used to group England, Scotland, and Wales. Only the term "United Kingdom" includes Northern Ireland.

  2. Which country is the country in yellow?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Sweden!

    Norway is to Sweden's left and Finland is to Sweden's right.

  3. One of these is a country recognized by the United States. The rest aren't. Choose the one that is!

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Papua New Guinea!

    The rest are territories, states, islands, or autonomous countries not recognized as one of the official independent states of the world.

  4. All of these countries have borders on two different continents with the exception of:

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    Wrong! 

    Saudi Arabia!

    It's not transcontinental like the rest.

  5. Which is the southernmost state?

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    Wrong! 

    It's Hawaii!

  6. What is this region called?

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's the Netherlands!

    North Holland and South Holland are both regions in The Netherlands.

  7. Only one of these is a national capital. Which one?

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    Wrong! 

    Tokyo, Japan!

    The capital of Canada is Ottawa, the capital of Australia is Canberra, the capital of Turkey is Ankara, the capital of Switzerland is Bern, and the capital of Nigeria is Abuja.

  8. On which continent is the largest desert in the world?

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    Wrong! 

    Antarctica!

    WHAT???? Deserts are supposed to be hot! Wrong. A desert is an area that gets little to no rainfall each year, making Antarctica the largest desert.

  9. Which mountain is closest to outer space?

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    Wrong! 

    Mount Chimborazo!

    Earth isn't a perfect sphere! Actually, it's about 13 miles higher around the equator than at the North and South Poles, making Mount Chimborazo in Ecuador not the highest mountain, but the closest to space.

  10. Finally, which of these countries exists presently?

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    Wrong! 

    Bosnia and Herzegovina!

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