Geography Exam: National Geographic Bee Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name the highest point of India.

    • A.

      Mt. Everest

    • B.

      K-2

    • C.

      Kanchenjunga

    • D.

      Ismail Samani Peak

    • E.

      Doi-Inthanon Peak

    Correct Answer
    C. Kanchenjunga
    Explanation
    Kanchenjunga is the correct answer because it is the highest point in India. Located in the Himalayas, Kanchenjunga stands at an elevation of 8,586 meters (28,169 feet). It is the third highest peak in the world and is considered a sacred mountain by the locals. Kanchenjunga is a popular destination for mountaineers and trekkers, offering stunning views and challenging terrain. Its prominence as the highest point in India makes it a significant landmark in the country's geography.

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  • 2. 

    Canton (Guangzhou) is the capital of the Guangdong Province of China.  This city is on the delta of what river?

    • A.

      Yangtze River

    • B.

      Yellow River

    • C.

      Red River of Asia

    • D.

      Pearl River

    • E.

      Mekong River

    Correct Answer
    D. Pearl River
    Explanation
    Canton (Guangzhou) is located on the delta of the Pearl River. The Pearl River is the third longest river in China and flows through the Guangdong Province, where Canton is located. As the capital of the Guangdong Province, it makes sense that Canton is situated on the delta of the Pearl River.

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  • 3. 

    The ruins of Crac des Chevaliers are located in what Asian country that borders the Mediterranean Sea?

    • A.

      Turkey

    • B.

      Israel

    • C.

      Lebanon

    • D.

      Jordan

    • E.

      Syria

    Correct Answer
    E. Syria
    Explanation
    The ruins of Crac des Chevaliers are located in Syria. Crac des Chevaliers is a medieval castle that is considered one of the best-preserved examples of Crusader architecture. It is situated near the border of Lebanon and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Syria is an Asian country that borders the Mediterranean Sea, making it the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Wat Phra Keo, a well-known Buddhist temple, is a famous tourist attraction in what country that borders Myanmar?

    • A.

      Laos

    • B.

      Vietnam

    • C.

      Thailand

    • D.

      Cambodia

    • E.

      China

    Correct Answer
    C. Thailand
    Explanation
    Wat Phra Keo is located in Thailand and is a well-known Buddhist temple. It is a famous tourist attraction in Thailand.

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  • 5. 

    Name the capital of the only German state that borders both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea.

    • A.

      Munich

    • B.

      Dresden

    • C.

      Dusseldorf

    • D.

      Wiesbaden

    • E.

      Kiel

    Correct Answer
    E. Kiel
    Explanation
    Kiel is the correct answer because it is the capital of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, which is the only state in Germany that borders both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. Munich, Dresden, Dusseldorf, and Wiesbaden are not located in states that have coastlines along both seas.

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