World Geography Quiz: MCQ Exam!

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Are you familiar with world geography? This quiz can help. You will want to be aware of what is the largest country, what is the capital of France, which country is on the border of Portugal, which is the largest metal trading center, where is ground zero, what region is referred to as the Garden of Eden as mentioned in the Bible. Etc. Don’t forget to retrieve your certificate when you are finished with the quiz.


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  • 1. 

    Which is the largest country?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      England

    • E.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia is the largest country in the world by land area. With a total area of over 17 million square kilometers, it spans across two continents, Europe and Asia. It covers a vast territory, including various geographical features such as mountains, forests, and tundra. Russia's large size allows it to have diverse landscapes and climates, ranging from the Arctic in the north to the subtropical regions in the south. Its extensive landmass also contributes to its population, which is one of the largest globally.

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  • 2. 

    What is the capital of France?

    • A.

      Estonia

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      Italy

    • D.

      Paris

    • E.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    D. Paris
    Explanation
    Paris is the capital of France. It is a well-known city globally and is famous for its iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, and Notre-Dame Cathedral. Paris is also the political, economic, and cultural center of France, making it the logical choice for the capital city.

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  • 3. 

    Which country is on the border of Portugal?

    • A.

      Spain

    • B.

      Mali

    • C.

      Isreal

    • D.

      Iceland

    • E.

      Cuba

    Correct Answer
    A. Spain
    Explanation
    Spain is the correct answer because it shares a land border with Portugal. Portugal is located on the Iberian Peninsula, and Spain is the only country that directly borders it. Mali, Israel, Iceland, and Cuba are not neighboring countries of Portugal.

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  • 4. 

    Which Country is an island?

    • A.

      Albany

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Sweeden

    • D.

      Germany

    • E.

      Costa Rica

    Correct Answer
    B. Ireland
    Explanation
    Ireland is the correct answer because it is an island located in the North Atlantic Ocean. It is the third-largest island in Europe and is surrounded by the Celtic Sea, the St. George's Channel, and the Irish Sea.

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  • 5. 

    Which is the hub of the global trade in 'cut-flowers'?

    • A.

      Netherlands

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Colombia

    Correct Answer
    A. Netherlands
    Explanation
    The Netherlands is known as the hub of the global trade in 'cut-flowers' because it is the largest exporter of flowers in the world. The country has a favorable climate and advanced technology that allows for the cultivation and production of a wide variety of flowers. Additionally, the Netherlands has a well-developed infrastructure and logistics network, making it an ideal location for the export and distribution of cut flowers to markets around the world.

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  • 6. 

    Which is the largest metals trading center?

    • A.

      Johannesburg

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Singapore

    Correct Answer
    C. New York
    Explanation
    New York is the largest metals trading center because it is home to the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and the London Metal Exchange (LME), both of which are major global commodities exchanges. These exchanges facilitate the trading of various metals, including gold, silver, copper, and aluminum, among others. Additionally, New York's strategic location and strong financial infrastructure contribute to its prominence as a metals trading hub.

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  • 7. 

    Where is "Ground Zero'?

    • A.

      Greenwich

    • B.

      NewYork

    • C.

      Indira Point

    • D.

      Shriharikota 

    Correct Answer
    B. NewYork
    Explanation
    Ground Zero refers to the site of the World Trade Center in New York City, where the Twin Towers were destroyed during the September 11 attacks in 2001. The term "Ground Zero" has become synonymous with this location, representing the tragic event and its aftermath. Therefore, the correct answer is New York.

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  • 8. 

    New Britain and New Ireland are parts of:

    • A.

      USA 

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Australia 

    • D.

      Papua New Guinea 

    Correct Answer
    D. Papua New Guinea 
    Explanation
    New Britain and New Ireland are parts of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It shares a border with Indonesia and is known for its diverse culture and natural beauty. New Britain and New Ireland are two of the largest islands in Papua New Guinea and are known for their stunning landscapes, rich biodiversity, and unique indigenous cultures.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following regions is referred to as the Garden of Eden as mentioned in the Bible?

    • A.

      Dead Sea 

    • B.

      Kutch region of South Iraq

    • C.

      Nile Valley

    • D.

      Cango Valley 

    Correct Answer
    B. Kutch region of South Iraq
    Explanation
    The Kutch region of South Iraq is referred to as the Garden of Eden as mentioned in the Bible. This region is believed to be the location where the biblical Garden of Eden was located. The term "Garden of Eden" refers to a paradise-like garden where Adam and Eve were said to have lived according to the biblical account. The Kutch region in South Iraq has historical and cultural significance, as it is believed to be the site of this biblical garden.

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  • 10. 

    The capital of the USA is situated on the bank of the river.

    • A.

      Ohio

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      Yukron

    • D.

      Potomac 

    Correct Answer
    D. Potomac 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Potomac. The Potomac River flows through Washington D.C., which is the capital of the USA. Therefore, the statement "The capital of the USA is situated on the bank of the river" is true when referring to the Potomac River.

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  • 11. 

    Black forests are found in:

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      Germany 

    • C.

      Czechoslovakia

    • D.

      Rumania 

    Correct Answer
    B. Germany 
    Explanation
    Black forests are found in Germany. The Black Forest is a mountainous region located in southwestern Germany, known for its dense forests and picturesque landscapes. It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its hiking trails, ski resorts, and traditional wooden houses. The region is also known for its production of Black Forest cake and its cuckoo clocks.

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