Take This National Geography Bee Test! Trivia Quiz

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National Geographic Bee Quizzes & Trivia

Two Bay County students qualified for the 2010 Michigan Geography Bee. Those students will compete against 102 other Michigan students for one spot at the National Geography Bee, where they could win $25,000. Take this quiz of bee sample questions to see how you would compete.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which state is about 80 percent farmland?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Rhode Island

  • 2. 
    Which state produces more apples?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      Washington

  • 3. 
    Name North Africa's most populous metropolitan area.
    • A. 

      Algiers

    • B. 

      Cairo

    • C. 

      Casablanca

  • 4. 
    Other than tourism, what is the primary industry of the Bahamas?
    • A. 

      Banking

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Textiles

  • 5. 
    A large rodent called the nutria, which was imported from South America, can destroy marsh vegetation. This rodent’s destruction of Chesapeake Bay wetlands is a problem in which state?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      North Carolina

    • C. 

      Oregon

  • 6. 
    Kursk Oblast, site of one of the largest tank battles of World War II, is located on the border of Russia and which other country?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Mongolia

    • C. 

      Ukraine

  • 7. 
    Samarkand, located on the famous Silk Road, is a popular tourist destination in which Central Asian country?
    • A. 

      Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Mongolia

    • C. 

      Uzbekistan

  • 8. 
    What term describes the air circulation pattern of rising air at the Equator and sinking air around 30 degrees latitude?
    • A. 

      Hadley Cell

    • B. 

      Trade winds

    • C. 

      Westerly

  • 9. 
    The Merrimack River, formed by the junction of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee Rivers, empties into what major body of water?
    • A. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

  • 10. 
    The Terai is a region of plains that extends from India’s northern border to the foothills of the Himalayas in which Asian country?
    • A. 

      Mongolia

    • B. 

      Nepal

    • C. 

      Pakistan