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Updated on Jun 29, 2020. Posted on Jun 27, 2020

These 13 Around-The-World Geography Questions Will Reveal How Smart You Really Are

For example, can you name just one country that begins with the letter "B?"

  1. There are 17 countries around the world that start with the letter "B." Name one of them.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Here are all 17 of them:

    Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, and Burundi.

  2. Which US state is this an outline of?

    worldatlas.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Pennsylvania!

    Map of Pennsylvania
    Via worldatlas.com
  3. In which country will you find this famous landmark?

    Wikipedia / Creative Commons / Mario Roberto Durán Orti / en.wikipedia.org
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's the Christ the Redeemer statue, which is in Brazil!

    Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil
    Via Wikipedia / Creative Commons / Mario Roberto Durán Orti / en.wikipedia.org
  4. Australia has six states. Name one of them.

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Here are all six of them:

    New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, and Tasmania.

    Map of Australia
    Via Wikipedia / Creative Commons / en.wikipedia.org
  5. Which of these is a landlocked country?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Bolivia!

    Map of South America
    Via worldatlas.com
  6. How many countries are there in South America?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    There are 12 sovereign states in South America!

    There's also one overseas department of France (French Guiana).

  7. Which of these countries has a larger population?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Nigeria!

    Germany has a population of 80,159,662. Nigeria has a population of 214,028,302. Canada has a population of 37,694,085. Japan has a population of 125,507,472.

  8. Is this an outline of one of the 50 US states, or is it an outline of a country in Africa?

    worldatlas.com
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a country in Africa!

    It's Egypt, to be precise.

    Map of Egypt
    Via worldatlas.com
  9. Which of these continents is larger in terms of area?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Asia!

    Africa is 11,668,599 square miles. Antarctica is 5,400,000 square miles. Asia is 17,212,000 square miles. North America is 9,540,000 square miles.

    Map of Asia
    Via worldatlas.com
  10. Bern is the capital of which European country?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's Switzerland!

  11. In which US state will you find Mount Rushmore?

    Wikipedia / Creative Commons / Winkelvi
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Mount Rushmore is in South Dakota!

    Mount Rushmore
    Via Wikipedia / Creative Commons / Winkelvi
  12. Which ocean is off the coast of Peru?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's the Pacific Ocean!

    Via worldatlas.com
  13. Lastly, how many US states begin with the letter "A"?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    There are four!

    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, and Arkansas.

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