How Good Are You In Geography? Quiz

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Geography is the field of science focused on studying the lands, features, and populations of the world. For this quiz, you will be shown different maps, and you will have to determine what the country, landmass, ocean, or continent might be. How good are you in geography? Embark on a global exploration with our "How Good Are You In Geography? Quiz."

This quiz is designed to challenge your geographical knowledge and test the extent of your familiarity with the world's diverse landscapes, countries, and landmarks. From identifying continents to naming capital cities, each question will take you on a virtual journey Read morearound the globe. Whether you're a seasoned traveler or an aspiring cartographer, this quiz offers a comprehensive test of your geography prowess.

Navigate through questions that span cultures, physical features, and political boundaries. Discover how well you know the world and explore new facts along the way. Are you ready to showcase your geography expertise? Take the quiz and prove your global awareness!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    By landmass, which one of these continents is the largest? 

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Africa

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    D. Asia
    Explanation
    Asia is the largest continent by landmass. It covers a significant portion of the Earth's surface, spanning across various regions including the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. With a land area of approximately 44.58 million square kilometers, it surpasses the other continents in terms of size. Europe, Australia, and Africa are smaller in comparison.

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  • 2. 

    Which country is presented on the map?

    • A.

      Romania

    • B.

      Ukraine

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    C. Russia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Russia because it is the only country in the given options that is presented on the map. Romania, Ukraine, and Turkey are not shown on the map.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of these countries has more population? 

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    C. China
    Explanation
    China has the largest population among the given countries. With a population of over 1.4 billion people, China surpasses the population of Germany, Japan, and Australia.

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  • 4. 

    What's the capital of India?

    • A.

      New Delhi

    • B.

      Calcutta

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Agra

    Correct Answer
    A. New Delhi
    Explanation
    New Delhi is the correct answer because it is the capital of India. It is a city located in the northern part of the country and serves as the political and administrative center of India. New Delhi is home to various government institutions, foreign embassies, and important landmarks such as the Rashtrapati Bhavan (Presidential Residence) and the Indian Parliament.

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  • 5. 

    Which one of these countries shares the name with its capital city? 

    • A.

      Morocco

    • B.

      Uzbekistan

    • C.

      Luxembourg

    • D.

      Peru

    Correct Answer
    C. Luxembourg
    Explanation
    Luxembourg is the correct answer because it is the only country in the given options that shares the same name as its capital city. The capital of Luxembourg is also called Luxembourg.

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  • 6. 

    Whose flag is this?

    • A.

      Thailand's

    • B.

      Laos'

    • C.

      Hong Kong's

    • D.

      Nepal's

    Correct Answer
    D. Nepal's
    Explanation
    This flag belongs to Nepal.

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  • 7. 

    Where is Mt.Everest located? 

    • A.

      Between Nepal & Afghanistan

    • B.

      Between Nepal & China

    • C.

      Between Iraq & Iran

    • D.

      Between Uzbekistan & India

    Correct Answer
    B. Between Nepal & China
    Explanation
    Mt. Everest is located between Nepal and China. This is a well-known fact and is widely accepted as the correct answer. Mt. Everest, also known as Sagarmatha in Nepal and Chomolungma in China, is situated in the Himalayan mountain range on the border between Nepal and Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is the highest peak in the world, with its summit reaching an elevation of 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet) above sea level. The mountain is a popular destination for mountaineers and attracts thousands of climbers each year.

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  • 8. 

    Which European country has the highest number of lakes? 

    • A.

      United Kingdom

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Finland

    • D.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    C. Finland
    Explanation
    Finland is known as the "Land of a Thousand Lakes" and has the highest number of lakes in Europe. The country is home to approximately 188,000 lakes, with the largest being Lake Saimaa. The abundance of lakes in Finland is due to the country's glacial history, as the melting ice formed numerous depressions that filled with water over time. These lakes not only provide stunning natural landscapes but also serve important ecological and recreational purposes for the Finnish people.

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  • 9. 

    What is the biggest ocean? 

    • A.

      The Atlantic Ocean

    • B.

      Indian Ocean

    • C.

      Arctic Ocean

    • D.

      The Pacific Ocean

    Correct Answer
    D. The Pacific Ocean
    Explanation
    The Pacific Ocean is the correct answer because it is the largest and deepest ocean on Earth. It covers an area of about 63 million square miles, which is larger than the total land area of all the continents combined. The Pacific Ocean is also known for its vast biodiversity and is home to numerous species of marine life.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of these countries has no access to the sea?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Austria

    • D.

      Portugal

    Correct Answer
    C. Austria
    Explanation
    Austria is a landlocked country, meaning it is completely surrounded by land and has no coastline or access to the sea. Unlike France, Germany, and Portugal, which have coastlines along the Atlantic Ocean or the Mediterranean Sea, Austria is located in the heart of Europe and is bordered by eight countries. This lack of access to the sea affects various aspects of Austria's economy, transportation, and trade, as it relies on neighboring countries for international trade and transportation of goods.

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Marques Hayes |BA, Geography |
Geography Expert
Marques is a highly skilled Geospatial Analyst and GIS professional with a BA in Geography from Kennesaw State University, bringing a robust educational background to his work. Detail-oriented and organized, Marques is deeply committed to advancing the field of geography through his proficiency in geospatial analysis. Additionally, he actively contributes to the enhancement of geographic education by meticulously reviewing geography quizzes, ensuring accuracy and educational value for students and enthusiasts alike.

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