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The world is full of wonders beautiful countries, oceans, rivers and mountains. This is a quiz which will test your knowledge on how well you know the world. Questions in this quiz are not difficult. With a bit of general knowledge, you will be answer questions easily. Best of luck and don't forget to mention your score in the end.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is not a country?

    • A.

      Oceana

    • B.

      Israel

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    A. Oceana
    Explanation
    Oceana is not a country because it is not recognized as an independent nation by the United Nations or any other international organization. It is actually a fictional place that is mentioned in literature and movies, such as George Orwell's novel "1984." The other options - Israel, Japan, and Italy - are all recognized sovereign states.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these cities is not located in China?

    • A.

      Hong Kong

    • B.

      Beijing

    • C.

      Lahore

    • D.

      Tianjin

    Correct Answer
    C. Lahore
    Explanation
    Lahore is not located in China. Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tianjin are all cities in China. Lahore is a city in Pakistan, not China.

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  • 3. 

    Longest river in the world is:

    • A.

      Nile

    • B.

      Ganga

    • C.

      Amazon

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    A. Nile
    Explanation
    The Nile is considered the longest river in the world because it stretches for approximately 4,135 miles (6,650 kilometers) from its source in Burundi to its mouth in Egypt, where it empties into the Mediterranean Sea. It flows through multiple countries including Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, and Ethiopia. The Nile has played a crucial role in the development of ancient civilizations, such as the Egyptian civilization, and continues to be a vital water source for millions of people today.

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  • 4. 

    Everest is a:

    • A.

      River

    • B.

      Plateau

    • C.

      Mount

    • D.

      Sea

    Correct Answer
    C. Mount
    Explanation
    Everest is a mountain because it is the highest peak in the world and is part of the Himalayan mountain range. It is known for its extreme height and challenging climbing conditions, attracting mountaineers from around the globe.

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  • 5. 

    Where is Burj Khalifa located?

    • A.

      Israel

    • B.

      Quad

    • C.

      Dubai

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    C. Dubai
    Explanation
    Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai. It is a skyscraper and the tallest building in the world. Dubai is known for its modern architecture and Burj Khalifa is one of its most iconic landmarks. It attracts tourists from all over the world who visit Dubai to witness the stunning views from its observation deck and experience the luxury and grandeur of the building.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these countries is not a part of Asia?

    • A.

      Bhutan

    • B.

      Congo

    • C.

      Bangladesh

    • D.

      Pakistan

    • E.

      Sri Lanka

    Correct Answer
    B. Congo
    Explanation
    Congo is not a part of Asia because it is located in Central Africa. It is bordered by countries like Angola, Cameroon, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Asia, on the other hand, is the largest continent in the world and is located primarily in the Eastern Hemisphere, extending from the Mediterranean Sea to the Pacific Ocean.

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  • 7. 

    The biggest desert in the world is:

    • A.

      Russian Arctic

    • B.

      Sahara

    • C.

      Indian Desert

    • D.

      Antarctic

    Correct Answer
    D. Antarctic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Antarctic. The Antarctic is the largest desert in the world because it meets the criteria of having a very low precipitation rate. Despite being covered in ice, the region receives very little precipitation, making it a desert. The Sahara, Indian Desert, and Russian Arctic do not meet the criteria of low precipitation, therefore they are not the biggest desert in the world.

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  • 8. 

    In which country is statue of liberty located?

    • A.

      United Kingdom

    • B.

      United States

    • C.

      Britain

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. United States
    Explanation
    The Statue of Liberty is located in the United States. It is a famous landmark located in New York Harbor, specifically on Liberty Island. The statue was a gift from the people of France to the United States and has become a symbol of freedom and democracy. It represents the friendship between the two countries and is a popular tourist attraction.

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  • 9. 

    The Smallest continent is:

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Oceana

    • C.

      North America

    • D.

      Europe

    Correct Answer
    B. Oceana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Oceana. Oceana is the smallest continent in terms of land area and population. It is composed of thousands of islands, including Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. Oceana covers only about 3% of the Earth's surface and has a population of around 40 million people.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these is not the name of an ocean?

    • A.

      Red Water ocean

    • B.

      Pacific ocean

    • C.

      Indian ocean

    • D.

      Atlantic ocean

    Correct Answer
    A. Red Water ocean
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Red Water ocean" because it is not the name of any ocean. The other options, Pacific ocean, Indian ocean, and Atlantic ocean, are all well-known names of oceans.

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