3rd Grade Geography Bee Test! Trivia Quiz

32 Questions | Total Attempts: 2154

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National Geographic Bee Quizzes & Trivia

Are you in third grade and think you should be picked to represent your school in the upcoming Geography bee? One of the ways you can try and get your ticket is by showing just how attentive you have been in your geography class. Why don’t you try this test out and share your score with your teacher to prove your case? All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the name of a fracture in the earth's crust where the rocks are displaced next to each other?
    • A. 

      Fault

    • B. 

      Equator

    • C. 

      Earthquake

  • 2. 
    In what city in southwestern Japan, would you find a cenotaph located in Peace Memorial Park?
    • A. 

      Tokyo

    • B. 

      Hiroshima

    • C. 

      Hong Kong

  • 3. 
    Asia is the largest continent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Mississippi River is the largest river in North America.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the deepest lake in the world?
    • A. 

      Lake Superior

    • B. 

      Lake Baikal

    • C. 

      Lake Michigan

  • 6. 
    Granite is an example of which rock type?
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Marble

  • 7. 
    Ayers Rock is located in Australia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which two are metropolitan counties in northeastern England named after two main rivers?
    • A. 

      Tyne

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Wear

  • 9. 
    What is the capital and largest city in Algeria?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Algiers

    • C. 

      Argentina

  • 10. 
    What city in Syria is thought to be the oldest continuously inhabited (lived in) city in the world?
    • A. 

      New York City

    • B. 

      Damascus

    • C. 

      Rome

  • 11. 
    The Grand Canal is the main waterway in Venice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is the longest river in Ireland?
    • A. 

      River Shannon

    • B. 

      River Elizabeth

    • C. 

      Mississippi River

  • 13. 
    The Red Sea is connected to the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What region is often referred to as "the roof of the world?"
    • A. 

      Tibet

    • B. 

      Mount Everest

    • C. 

      Canada

  • 15. 
    What two countries border Vietnam to the west?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Laos

    • C. 

      Cambodia

  • 16. 
    What sea separates Indonesia from Australia?
    • A. 

      Red Sea

    • B. 

      Timor Sea

    • C. 

      Black Sea

  • 17. 
    Humboldt University is located in Berlin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Svithiod is the ancient name for Sweden.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Name three countries in South America that do NOT border the Pacific Ocean.
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Argentina

    • E. 

      Peru

  • 20. 
    Lake Huron is the second largest lake in North America (after Lake Superior).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Where are the world headquarters of the Bahail faith situated?
    • A. 

      New York City, New York

    • B. 

      Haifa, Israel

    • C. 

      Tokyo, Japan

  • 22. 
    Which Australian desert was crossed in 1875 by Ernest Giles, an explorer?
    • A. 

      Great Victorian Desert

    • B. 

      Sahara Desert

  • 23. 
    The Gaelic name Baile Atha Cliath, which means "town of the ford of the hurdle, is sometimes used to refer to Dublin, Ireland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Libreville is the capital of a country starting with a "G," called ________.
  • 25. 
    In 1830, the English explorers Richard and John Lander established the lower course of which river by canoeing down it from Yauri to the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Niger River

    • B. 

      Mississippi River

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