Quiz Time: How Good Is Your Geography Knowledge?

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

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

    Orange.

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

    Sydney
    Canberra
    Melbourne
    Adelaide
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Canberra.

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

    Vatican City
    Vatican City
    Monaco
    Monaco
    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?

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

    Chile.

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

    Niagara Falls
    Angel Falls
    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?

    Texas
    Texas
    Montana
    Montana
    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?

    Netherlands
    Russia
    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?

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Dublin, Republic of Ireland
    Ottawa, Canada
    Ottawa, Canada
    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?

    Finland
    Sweden
    Iceland
    Norway
    Denmark
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Norway.

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

    Kyrgyzstan
    Kurjistan
    Kergystan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kyrgyzstan

    It's crazy, but it's true.

  11. 11. Which country is this?

    Nigeria
    Pakistan
    Slovenia
    Belize
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pakistan.

    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?

    India
    USA
    Indonesia
    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?

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

    Ukraine.

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

    Nepal
    India
    Bhutan
    Pakistan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nepal.

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

    Rome
    Florence
    Naples
    Venice
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Naples.

    That's Mount Vesuvius in the background.

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

    Florida
    Florida
    Hawaii
    Hawaii
    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?

    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The other two are Australia and Tuvalu.

  19. 19. Which country is this?

    Greece
    Portugal
    South Korea
    Saudi Arabia
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    South Korea.

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

    Madrid
    Barcelona
    Seville
    Malaga
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Madrid.

    Madrid.

Quiz Time: How Good Is Your Geography Knowledge?