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Geography Bee Prep Quiz

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Geography Bee Prep Quiz

I made this 20 question,multiple choice quiz to test people's smarts regarding geography. I'm 12 and am the winner of the geography bee in TASIS Dorado. I love geography and I hope you do to. Have fun with the quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Sweden, Denmark, Spain

    • B. 

      Greece, Italy, Malta

    • C. 

      Finland, Estonia, Norway

    • D. 

      Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia

    • E. 

      Portugal, Spain, Andorra

  • 2. 
    Which of these is an example of a peninsula?
    • A. 

      Iceland

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      Bahamas

    • D. 

      Panama

    • E. 

      Madagascar

  • 3. 
    What was Burkina Faso's former name?
    • A. 

      Alexandria

    • B. 

      Nigeria

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Kalahari Desert

    • E. 

      Upper Volta

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Venice

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Genoa

    • D. 

      Vatican City

    • E. 

      Catania

  • 5. 
    Name the mountain range that extends from Maine to Georgia.
    • A. 

      Rocky Mountains

    • B. 

      Sierra Nevada Range

    • C. 

      White Mountains

    • D. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • E. 

      Rocky Balboa

  • 6. 
    An emu, an animal that resembles an ostrich, is native to which country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      New Zealand

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Argentina

  • 7. 
    Put these cities in order from west to east: Caracas, Freetown, Hanoi, Bern
    • A. 

      Freetown, Bern, Hanoi, Caracas

    • B. 

      Caracas, Freetown, Bern, Hanoi

    • C. 

      Hanoi, Caracas, Bern, Freetown

    • D. 

      Bern, Hanoi, Freetown, Caracas

    • E. 

      Freetown,Hanoi, Caracs, Bern

  • 8. 
    Escargot and croissants, are traditionally eaten in which European country?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Itlay

    • D. 

      Denmark

    • E. 

      France

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Alberta

    • B. 

      Yukon

    • C. 

      Ontario

    • D. 

      Quebec

    • E. 

      Saskatchewan

  • 10. 
    According to the Christian Religion, Moses climbed which Middle Eastern mountain to recieve God's ten commandments?
    • A. 

      Mount Sinai

    • B. 

      Mount McKinley

    • C. 

      Mount Cook

    • D. 

      Pike's Peak

    • E. 

      Mount Everest

  • 11. 
    Which of these countries is not a major producer of oil?
    • A. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • B. 

      Venezuela

    • C. 

      Qatar

    • D. 

      Guatemala

    • E. 

      Kuwait

  • 12. 
    Which of these territories is not administered by the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Guam

    • B. 

      Northern Mariana Islands

    • C. 

      Falkland Islands

    • D. 

      American Samoa

    • E. 

      Howland Island

  • 13. 
    Which Canadian island is the tenth largest in the world?
    • A. 

      Queen Victoria Island

    • B. 

      Newfoundland

    • C. 

      Nova Scotia

    • D. 

      Ellesmere

    • E. 

      Baffin

  • 14. 
    The Greater Antilles and the Lesser Antilles belong to which tropical sea?
    • A. 

      Sea of Okhotsk

    • B. 

      Caribbean Sea

    • C. 

      East Siberian Sea

    • D. 

      Sea of Japan

    • E. 

      Mediterranean Sea

  • 15. 
    Currently (Feb. 2008)members of the Luo tribe are rioting because Mwai Kibaki, allegedly fixed the election of which East African Country?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Kenya

    • C. 

      Tanzania

    • D. 

      Algeria

    • E. 

      Ghana

  • 16. 
    The United States dropped an atomic bomb on which two Japanese cities to end World War II in the Pacific.
    • A. 

      Tokyo, Nagasaki

    • B. 

      Hiroshima, Tokyo

    • C. 

      Hiroshima, Nagasaki

    • D. 

      Kayoshima, Niigata

    • E. 

      Morioka, Niigata

  • 17. 
    The ancient Spartans of Greece would normally have taken any chance to destroy its rival Athens but they banded together to defeat which Empire. (Hint) Think of the Battle of 300
    • A. 

      Roman Empire

    • B. 

      Greek Empire

    • C. 

      Ottoman Empire

    • D. 

      Persian Empire

    • E. 

      British Empire

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • B. 

      Adold Eichman

    • C. 

      Benito Mussolini

    • D. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • E. 

      George W. Bush

  • 19. 
    Bollywood is where most of the world's movies are produced. Where in which country is it located?
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      United States of America

    • D. 

      China

    • E. 

      Canada