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With more than 190 countries, 7 continents, and countless cities, our planet is diversely rich with history and culture. Here is a random world history and culture trivia, which has questions from countries all over the world. Take this quiz to understand more about our world history!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which country would you be if you were in " Land of Thousand Lakes " ?

    • A.

      Finland

    • B.

      Norway

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      Danemark

    Correct Answer
    A. Finland
    Explanation
    Finland is known as the "Land of Thousand Lakes" because it is home to an abundance of lakes, numbering in the thousands. The country's geography is characterized by numerous lakes, making it a distinct feature of Finland. Therefore, if someone were in the "Land of Thousand Lakes," they would be in Finland.

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  • 2. 

    The Sunderban is :

    • A.

      A delta

    • B.

      A River

    • C.

      A storm

    • D.

      A king

    • E.

      A temple

    Correct Answer
    A. A delta
    Explanation
    Between Bengladesh and India

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  • 3. 

    Where would you see " contrails " ?

    • A.

      In the desert

    • B.

      In Coral reefs

    • C.

      Behind Airplanes

    • D.

      In a museum

    • E.

      In a lake

    Correct Answer
    C. Behind Airplanes
    Explanation
    they are white lines that we can see behind some jets or airplanes in the sky; sort of clouds

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  • 4. 

    The Mauna Lao is :

    • A.

      A Tibetan volcano

    • B.

      A Hawaiian volcano

    • C.

      An Italian Volcano

    • D.

      An Indonesian Volcano

    Correct Answer
    B. A Hawaiian volcano
    Explanation
    The Mauna Loa is a Hawaiian volcano. Mauna Loa is one of the five volcanoes that form the Big Island of Hawaii. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and has been erupting for thousands of years. Mauna Loa is known for its massive size, with a volume that makes it the largest volcano on Earth. Its eruptions are typically characterized by slow-moving lava flows that can cover vast areas.

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  • 5. 

    In which country of the Middle East you would find the natural landmark of "Geita Grotto" ?

    • A.

      Syria

    • B.

      Jordan

    • C.

      Lebanon

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    C. Lebanon
    Explanation
    20 km east of Beirut

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  • 6. 

    Among the following sports, which one is the oldest ?

    • A.

      Golf

    • B.

      Baseball

    • C.

      Surfing

    • D.

      Voleyball

    Correct Answer
    A. Golf
    Explanation
    In the 11th-13th century

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  • 7. 

    What is the correct order for the first largest 3 islands of the Mediterranean Sea ?

    • A.

      Sicily - Cyprus - Sardinia

    • B.

      Sicily - Sardinia- Crete

    • C.

      Sicily - Sardinia - Cyprus

    • D.

      Sicily - Cyprus - Corsica

    Correct Answer
    C. Sicily - Sardinia - Cyprus
    Explanation
    The correct order for the first largest 3 islands of the Mediterranean Sea is Sicily, Sardinia, and Cyprus.

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  • 8. 

    Dallol is a region in the country named ------------------- , known to be the place with the highest average of temperature all year round on Earth.

    Correct Answer
    Ethiopia
    Explanation
    Dallol, a region located in Ethiopia, holds the title for having the highest average temperature all year round on Earth. The extreme heat in this region is due to its location in the Danakil Depression, which sits at a low elevation and is surrounded by volcanic activity. The combination of these factors creates a unique climate that contributes to the consistently high temperatures experienced in Dallol.

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  • 9. 

    In history, if you were riding a " draisienne" in France, what will that be ?

    • A.

      A car with steam engine

    • B.

      An old bicycle

    • C.

      A car pulled by horses

    Correct Answer
    B. An old bicycle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is an old bicycle. The term "draisienne" refers to the first bicycle-like vehicle invented by Karl Drais in 1817. It consisted of two wheels, a wooden frame, and a handlebar for steering, but it did not have pedals. Instead, the rider would use their feet to push themselves along the ground. This early form of transportation eventually evolved into the modern bicycle.

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  • 10. 

    Beyrouth ( in French ) is the capital of Lebanon. In which country would you find Bayreuth ?

    • A.

      Switzerland

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Holland

    • D.

      Poland

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany
    Explanation
    Bayreuth is a city located in Germany. The question asks in which country Bayreuth can be found, and the correct answer is Germany.

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