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How well do you understand the history of world geography? This quiz may be of assistance. This quiz involves recognizing how many continents there are, how many Hawaiian Islands are there, what is the biggest country globally, what country is in two continents, how many countries are there in Australia, and what group of people first discovered North America. This quiz gives essential facts about the history of world geography. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many continents are there?

    • A.

      Whats a continent?

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      Why bother countinging?

    • E.

      8

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7 because traditionally, there are seven continents on Earth: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, and South America. These continents are defined by their landmasses, geological features, and cultural distinctions. While there may be some debate or variations in categorizing certain regions, the generally accepted number of continents is seven.

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  • 2. 

    How many Hawaiian Islands are there?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      Too many to count

    • E.

      Whats hawaiian islands?

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7. The Hawaiian Islands are a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean. There are a total of 137 islands in the Hawaiian chain, but only 7 of them are considered main islands. These main islands are Hawaii (also known as the Big Island), Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, and Niihau. Each of these islands has its own unique characteristics and attractions, making Hawaii a popular tourist destination.

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  • 3. 

    What country is in two continents?

    • A.

      Madagascar!

    • B.

      Russia!

    • C.

      U.S.A!

    • D.

      Mexico!

    • E.

      Panama!

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia!
    Explanation
    Russia is the correct answer because it is located in both Europe and Asia. The Ural Mountains form the traditional boundary between the two continents, with the western part of Russia lying in Europe and the eastern part lying in Asia. This makes Russia the largest country to span two continents.

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  • 4. 

    Alaska use to be connected to Russia?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Frue

    • D.

      Talse

    • E.

      Negative

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Alaska used to be connected to Russia because it was part of the Russian Empire until it was sold to the United States in 1867. The purchase of Alaska, known as the Alaska Purchase, was made by the U.S. Secretary of State William Seward. The land connection between Alaska and Russia is the Bering Strait, which separates the two countries by only about 55 miles.

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  • 5. 

    How many countries are in Australia?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      999999999999999

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Australia is a single country. It is a continent and a country at the same time. Therefore, there is only one country in Australia.

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  • 6. 

    What group of people first discovered North America?

    • A.

      Europeans! DUH!!!! Crhistopher Columbus!!!!

    • B.

      Penguins?

    • C.

      Vikings

    • D.

      Fireman

    • E.

      Australians!!!!!!!!!!

    Correct Answer
    C. Vikings
    Explanation
    The Vikings were the first group of people to discover North America. They were skilled seafarers from Scandinavia who explored and settled in various parts of the world, including North America, around the 10th century. This is supported by archaeological evidence found in Newfoundland, Canada, where a Viking settlement called L'Anse aux Meadows was discovered in the 1960s. The Vikings' exploration of North America predates Christopher Columbus and the Europeans by several centuries.

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  • 7. 

    What is the biggest country in the world?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      Vatican City

    • C.

      Greenland

    • D.

      U.S.A

    • E.

      Croatia

    Correct Answer
    A. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia is the largest country in the world by land area. It spans across two continents, Europe and Asia, and covers a vast territory. With a land area of approximately 17.1 million square kilometers, Russia is significantly larger than any other country. Its size is attributed to its vast landscapes, including the Siberian tundra, forests, and mountain ranges. Additionally, Russia has a diverse population and is known for its rich history, culture, and natural resources.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is a Native American tribe?

    • A.

      The macdonald

    • B.

      The Sioux

    • C.

      The monkeys

    • D.

      The navajotygh

    • E.

      Blarghhh

    Correct Answer
    B. The Sioux
    Explanation
    The Sioux is a Native American tribe. They are indigenous to the Great Plains region of the United States and have a rich cultural heritage. The Sioux people have a long history and have played a significant role in shaping the history and culture of Native Americans. They are known for their warrior traditions, spirituality, and close connection to the land.

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  • 9. 

    What was Australia originally before a country/continent?

    • A.

      Party island

    • B.

      Dump

    • C.

      Prison

    • D.

      Secreat military base?

    • E.

      Warehouse

    Correct Answer
    C. Prison
    Explanation
    Australia was originally a prison. In the late 18th century, the British Empire used Australia as a penal colony to alleviate overcrowding in British prisons. The first fleet of convicts arrived in 1788, and for several decades, Australia served as a place to send criminals and prisoners from Britain. Over time, the population grew, and Australia eventually developed into a country/continent.

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  • 10. 

    Is this the last question on the test?

    • A.

      Yessss

    • B.

      Noooooo....I mean yessss

    • C.

      Mebe

    • D.

    • E.

      Definity

    Correct Answer
    D.
  • 11. 

    How many regions in Croatia?

    • A.

      Just one! dalmatia

    • B.

      Whats croatia

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      As many as it wants

    • E.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "2". This suggests that there are two regions in Croatia.

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