Geography Bee Test: Sample Questions! Trivia Quiz

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There are a lot of countries in the world, and each is different from the other based on the landscape, natural resources, and its people. Are you practicing for the geography bee? If so, then the quiz below has some sample questions that will help you ease into how the questions in the bee are usually structured. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Burma, was the former name of which Asian country?

    • A.

      Vietnam

    • B.

      Myanmar

    • C.

      Tailand

    • D.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer
    B. Myanmar
    Explanation
    Burma is the former name of Myanmar. The country changed its name from Burma to Myanmar in 1989. Therefore, Myanmar is the correct answer to this question.

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  • 2. 

    True or False. The United States' first capitol was Washington D.C.?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The United States' first capital was not Washington D.C. The first capital was actually New York City. In 1785, the capital was moved to Philadelphia, and then in 1800, it was finally relocated to Washington D.C. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 3. 

    The Brooks Range, located north of the Yukon River, is in one the most baren lands in the U.S. What state is it located in?

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Alaska

    • C.

      Maine

    • D.

      Montana

    • E.

      California

    Correct Answer
    B. Alaska
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Alaska because the question states that the Brooks Range is located north of the Yukon River, which is in Alaska. Additionally, the question mentions that the Brooks Range is in one of the most barren lands in the U.S., further indicating that it is located in a remote and desolate area, characteristic of Alaska's wilderness.

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  • 4. 

    The Great Dividing Range is located a few miles off the east coast of which island country.

    • A.

      Sri Lanka

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      Greenland

    • E.

      New Zealand

    Correct Answer
    C. Australia
    Explanation
    The Great Dividing Range is located a few miles off the east coast of Australia. This mountain range stretches over 3,500 kilometers from the northern tip of Queensland to the southern state of Victoria. It is one of Australia's most significant geographical features and plays a vital role in shaping the climate and landscape of the region. The range acts as a natural barrier, separating the eastern coastal plains from the inland areas, and is home to diverse ecosystems and wildlife.

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  • 5. 

    Sao Paulo, the fifth largest metropolitan area, is located in which portuguese speaking country?

    • A.

      Portugal

    • B.

      Angola

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      East Timor

    • E.

      Sao Tome and Principe

    Correct Answer
    C. Brazil
    Explanation
    Sao Paulo, the fifth largest metropolitan area, is located in Brazil, a Portuguese-speaking country. Brazil is the correct answer because Sao Paulo is a city in Brazil and Portuguese is the official language of Brazil.

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