Location Of World Countries

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Location Of World Countries - Quiz

Test your knowledge of the location of world countries relative to other countries.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What country is directly north of China?

    • A.

      Switzerland

    • B.

      Jamaica

    • C.

      Mongolia

    • D.

      Kazakhstan

    • E.

      Iran

    Correct Answer
    C. Mongolia
    Explanation
    Mongolia is directly north of China. It is a landlocked country located in East Asia and is bordered by China to the south. The two countries share a long border, making Mongolia the country that is directly north of China.

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  • 2. 

    What country is directly south of Canada?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Iceland

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Belarus

    • E.

      Falkland Islands

    Correct Answer
    C. United States
    Explanation
    The United States is directly south of Canada. Canada and the United States share the longest international border in the world, stretching over 8,891 kilometers (5,525 miles). The border spans from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west. The two countries have a close relationship and share many cultural, economic, and political ties.

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  • 3. 

    What country is directly northwest of India?

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Afghanistan

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      Papua New Guinea

    • E.

      Ghana

    Correct Answer
    A. Pakistan
    Explanation
    Pakistan is directly northwest of India. It shares a border with India and is located in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent. The two countries have a complex history and have had numerous conflicts and disputes over the years.

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  • 4. 

    What country is directly west of Sweden?

    • A.

      Greenland

    • B.

      Norway

    • C.

      Ireland

    • D.

      Finland

    • E.

      Estonia

    Correct Answer
    B. Norway
    Explanation
    Norway is the country directly west of Sweden. Sweden and Norway share a long border, and Norway is located to the west of Sweden on the Scandinavian Peninsula.

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  • 5. 

    What country is directly west of Ethiopia?

    • A.

      Uzbekistan

    • B.

      Algeria

    • C.

      Benin

    • D.

      Georgia

    • E.

      Sudan

    Correct Answer
    E. Sudan
    Explanation
    Sudan is the correct answer because it is the country that is directly west of Ethiopia.

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  • 6. 

    What country is directly west of Argentina?

    • A.

      French Guiana

    • B.

      Dominican Republic

    • C.

      Chile

    • D.

      Brazil

    • E.

      Togo

    Correct Answer
    C. Chile
    Explanation
    Chile is the correct answer because it is the country that is directly west of Argentina.

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  • 7. 

    What country is directly northwest of Peru?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Ecuador

    • C.

      Venezuela

    • D.

      Cuba

    • E.

      Guatemala

    Correct Answer
    B. Ecuador
    Explanation
    Ecuador is directly northwest of Peru.

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  • 8. 

    What country is directly east of Bolivia?

    • A.

      Paraguay

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Colombia

    • D.

      Brazil

    • E.

      Sweden

    Correct Answer
    D. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is the correct answer because it is the country that is directly east of Bolivia. Brazil shares a border with Bolivia to the east, making it the neighboring country in that direction. Paraguay, Russia, Colombia, and Sweden are not located directly east of Bolivia.

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  • 9. 

    What country is directly east of Portugal?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      France

    • D.

      Germany

    • E.

      The Bahamas

    Correct Answer
    B. Spain
    Explanation
    Spain is the correct answer because it is the country that is directly east of Portugal. Portugal is located on the western coast of the Iberian Peninsula, and Spain is its neighboring country to the east.

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  • 10. 

    What country is directly north of Mexico?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      Finland

    • C.

      Guatemala

    • D.

      United States

    • E.

      Paraguay

    Correct Answer
    D. United States
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United States because it is the country that is directly north of Mexico. Canada is located to the north of the United States, while Finland, Guatemala, and Paraguay are located in different regions of the world and not directly north of Mexico.

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