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Quiz Time: How Good Is Your Geography Knowledge?

Find out if you're more Apple Maps than Google Maps.

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  1. 1. Which of the following colours does NOT appear on the South African flag?

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    Green
    Green
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Black
    Black
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Orange
    Orange
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Gold
    Gold
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Blue
    Blue
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Red
    Red
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Orange.

    Orange.
  2. 2. What is the capital of Australia?

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    Sydney
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Canberra
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Melbourne
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Adelaide
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Canberra.

    Canberra.
  3. 3. By area, what is the smallest country on the planet?

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    Vatican City
    Vatican City
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Monaco
    Monaco
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Nauru
    Nauru
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Vatican City.

    Vatican City is just 0.2 square miles in area, while Monaco and Nauru are 0.7 and 8.5 square miles respectively.

  4. 4. Which of the following countries does NOT share a border with Brazil?

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    Argentina
    Argentina
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bolivia
    Bolivia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chile
    Chile
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Colombia
    Colombia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Peru
    Peru
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Uruguay
    Uruguay
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Chile.

  5. 5. What is the name of the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world?

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    Incorrect
    Niagara Falls
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Angel Falls
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Victoria Falls
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Angel Falls.

    Though both Victoria Falls and Niagara Falls are larger in terms of volume of water, at nearly 1km tall, Angel Falls is comfortably the tallest waterfall on the planet.

    Angel Falls.
  6. 6. Which is the largest US state by area?

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    Texas
    Texas
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Montana
    Montana
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Alaska
    Alaska
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Alaska.

    At almost 700,000 square miles, Alaska is more than twice as big as the second largest state, Texas.

  7. 7. Which country's flag is NOT made up of red, white and blue stripes?

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    Incorrect
    Netherlands
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Russia
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    Incorrect
    Romania
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Romania.

    The Romanian flag is red, YELLOW and blue.

    Romania.
  8. 8. Which of the following capital cities is the most northerly?

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    Incorrect
    Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ottawa, Canada
    Ottawa, Canada
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Tokyo, Japan
    Tokyo, Japan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dublin.

    At 53 degrees north, Dublin is more northerly than both Tokyo (35 degrees) and Ottawa (45 degrees).

  9. 9. Which country's flag is this?

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    Incorrect
    Finland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Sweden
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Iceland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Norway
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Denmark
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Norway.

  10. 10. What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

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    Incorrect
    Kyrgyzstan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kurjistan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Kergystan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kyrgyzstan

    It's crazy, but it's true.

  11. 11. Which country is this?

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    Incorrect
    Nigeria
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pakistan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Slovenia
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    Incorrect
    Belize
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pakistan.

    Pakistan.
  12. 12. Of the following flags, which belongs to an African country?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is the flag of Botswana.

    The second one is Vietnam, whilst the final flag is Argentina.

  13. 13. Which is the most populous country in the world?

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    India
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    Incorrect
    USA
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    Incorrect
    Indonesia
    Correct
    Incorrect
    China
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    China.

    China's population is 1.36 billion, whereas India's is a measly 1.23 billion. USA and Indonesia come in third and fourth respectively, though a long way behind.

  14. 14. Which of the following countries does NOT share a border with Germany?

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    Incorrect
    Austria
    Austria
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Denmark
    Denmark
    Correct
    Incorrect
    France
    France
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Poland
    Poland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Switzerland
    Switzerland
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ukraine
    Ukraine
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ukraine.

  15. 15. What country is home to the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest?

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    Incorrect
    Nepal
    Correct
    Incorrect
    India
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bhutan
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Pakistan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nepal.

    Nepal.
  16. 16. Which Italian city is this?

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    Incorrect
    Rome
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    Incorrect
    Florence
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    Incorrect
    Naples
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    Incorrect
    Venice
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Naples.

    That's Mount Vesuvius in the background.

  17. 17. After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

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    Incorrect
    Florida
    Florida
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    Incorrect
    Hawaii
    Hawaii
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    Incorrect
    California
    California
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Florida.

    Florida has a total of 1,350 miles of coastline.

  18. 18. Which of the following is the flag of New Zealand?

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    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two are Australia and Tuvalu.

  19. 19. Which country is this?

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    Incorrect
    Greece
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    Incorrect
    Portugal
    Correct
    Incorrect
    South Korea
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Saudi Arabia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    South Korea.

    South Korea.
  20. 20. What is the capital of Spain?

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    Incorrect
    Madrid
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Barcelona
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Seville
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Malaga
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Madrid.

    Madrid.
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