Countries Of The World Geography Trivia Quiz

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Hey, give this 'Countries Of The World Geography Quiz' a shot if you want to check out just how much you know about cities and where they are located. Geography in simple terms is seen as the study of not only different places on earth but the people who live there and how they interact with their environment. The trivia Geography quiz below is made up of questions based on the geography subject. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is not a country in Europe?

    • A.

      Portugal

    • B.

      Ukraine

    • C.

      Estonia

    • D.

      Turkey

    • E.

      Albania

    Correct Answer
    D. Turkey
    Explanation
    Turkey is considered part of the Middle East.

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  • 2. 

    What is the capital of Thailand?

    • A.

      Tianjin

    • B.

      Chiang Ma

    • C.

      Bangkok

    • D.

      Calcutta

    • E.

      Phnom Penh

    Correct Answer
    C. Bangkok
    Explanation
    Bangkok is the correct answer because it is the capital of Thailand. It is the largest city in the country and serves as its political, economic, and cultural center. Known for its vibrant street life, ornate temples, and bustling markets, Bangkok is a popular tourist destination.

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  • 3. 

    What is the capital of Norway?

    Correct Answer
    Oslo
    oslo
    Explanation
    The capital of Norway is Oslo. It is spelled with a capital "O" in the beginning, but it can also be written with a lowercase "o". Oslo is the political and economic center of Norway, and it is known for its beautiful fjords, vibrant cultural scene, and rich history.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these islands is not part of Polynesia?

    • A.

      Palikar

    • B.

      Samoa Island

    • C.

      Fiji

    • D.

      Disappointment Island

    • E.

      Atiu Island

    Correct Answer
    A. Palikar
    Explanation
    Palikar is not part of Polynesia because it is not a recognized island or territory. The other options, Samoa Island, Fiji, Disappointment Island, and Atiu Island, are all part of Polynesia.

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  • 5. 

    In what direction does the world spin?

    • A.

      Clockwise

    • B.

      Counterclockwise

    Correct Answer
    B. Counterclockwise
    Explanation
    The world spins counterclockwise. This is known as the rotation of the Earth on its axis. When viewed from above the North Pole, the Earth rotates in a counterclockwise direction. This rotation causes the cycle of day and night as different parts of the Earth are exposed to the Sun's light.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these is the farthest south?

    • A.

      Fox Island

    • B.

      Tucson, Arizona

    • C.

      Tasmania

    • D.

      Papua New Guinea

    • E.

      Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Correct Answer
    C. Tasmania
    Explanation
    Tasmania is the correct answer because it is the southernmost location among the given options. Fox Island, Tucson, Arizona, Papua New Guinea, and Buenos Aires, Argentina are all located further north than Tasmania.

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  • 7. 

    What is the nickname of Massachusetts?

    • A.

      Magnolia state

    • B.

      Pelican state

    • C.

      Pine Tree state

    • D.

      Bay state

    • E.

      The Old Dominion

    Correct Answer
    D. Bay state
    Explanation
    The nickname of Massachusetts is "Bay state" because the state is known for its numerous bays and harbors, including Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Massachusetts Bay. The term "Bay state" reflects the geographical features of Massachusetts and is commonly used to refer to the state.

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  • 8. 

    Which state is farther east?

    • A.

      Missouri

    • B.

      Arkansas

    • C.

      Wyoming

    • D.

      Tennessee

    • E.

      West Virginia

    Correct Answer
    E. West Virginia
    Explanation
    West Virginia is farther east because it is located to the east of all the other states listed. Missouri, Arkansas, Wyoming, and Tennessee are all located west of West Virginia. Therefore, West Virginia is the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    How many states have the Western Meadowlark as a state bird?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    • E.

      6

    Correct Answer
    E. 6
    Explanation
    Nebraska, Wyoming, North Dakota, Oregon, Montana, and Kansas all have the Western Meadowlark as the state bird.

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  • 10. 

    In the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, you can see a large collection of decorative and ethnographic objects, 19th-century paintings, and Canadian paintings. What Canadian province are you in?

    • A.

      Quebec

    • B.

      Saskatchewan

    • C.

      Ontario

    • D.

      New Brunswick

    • E.

      Alberta

    Correct Answer
    A. Quebec
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Quebec. The question states that the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is located in a Canadian province, and asks which province it is. Since Montreal is located in Quebec, the correct answer is Quebec.

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  • 11. 

    In Iowa, you can go to a town that is directly north of Sioux City. It is also known as the Ice Cream Capital of the world. Where are you? 

    • A.

      Lamar

    • B.

      Council Bluffs

    • C.

      Laurens

    • D.

      Waterloo

    • E.

      Des Moines

    Correct Answer
    A. Lamar
    Explanation
    Lamar is the correct answer because it is a town directly north of Sioux City in Iowa. Additionally, Lamar is known as the Ice Cream Capital of the world.

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