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Quiz Time: How Good Is Your Geography Knowledge?

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

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

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Orange.

  2. 2. What is the capital of Australia?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Canberra.

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

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Chile.

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

    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.

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

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Romania.

    The Romanian flag is red, YELLOW and blue.

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

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Norway.

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

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Kyrgyzstan

    It's crazy, but it's true.

  11. 11. Which country is this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pakistan.

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

    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?

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ukraine.

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

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Nepal.

  16. 16. Which Italian city is this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Naples.

    That's Mount Vesuvius in the background.

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

    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?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    The other two are Australia and Tuvalu.

  19. 19. Which country is this?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    South Korea.

  20. 20. What is the capital of Spain?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Madrid.

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