World Geography Facts Quiz: Trivia!

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  • 1. 

    Which country has the longest coastline in the world?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      Russia

    Correct Answer
    B. Canada
    Explanation
    Canada has the longest coastline in the world due to its vast landmass and numerous islands. With coastlines along the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Arctic Ocean, Canada's coastline stretches over 202,080 kilometers. This extensive coastline is a result of Canada's geography, which includes numerous bays, inlets, and fjords, contributing to its overall length. Additionally, Canada's coastline is home to diverse ecosystems and wildlife, making it an important ecological region.

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  • 2. 

    What's the world's most populated country?

    • A.

      Russia

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    C. China
    Explanation
    China is the world's most populated country because it has the largest population compared to any other country. With a population of over 1.4 billion people, China surpasses countries like India, the United States, and Russia in terms of population. This can be attributed to factors such as China's large land area, historical population growth, and government policies.

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  • 3. 

    What is the world's smallest country?

    • A.

      Monaco

    • B.

      Vatican city

    • C.

      Lichtenstein

    • D.

      Option 5

    • E.

      Luxembourg

    Correct Answer
    B. Vatican city
    Explanation
    Vatican City is the correct answer because it is the smallest country in the world both in terms of area and population. It is an independent city-state enclaved within Rome, Italy. Vatican City covers an area of only 0.44 square kilometers and has a population of around 800 people. It is the spiritual and administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church and is home to important religious sites such as St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums.

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  • 4. 

    In which country is the world's highest waterfall?

    • A.

      Venezuela

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      Usa

    • D.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. Venezuela
    Explanation
    Venezuela is the correct answer because it is home to Angel Falls, which is the world's highest uninterrupted waterfall. Located in Canaima National Park, Angel Falls stands at a height of 979 meters (3,212 feet) and is a popular tourist attraction in Venezuela. Its stunning beauty and impressive size make it a must-visit destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

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  • 5. 

    The population of France:

    • A.

      82 million

    • B.

      66 million

    • C.

      52 million

    • D.

      40 million

    Correct Answer
    B. 66 million
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 66 million. This is the population of France.

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  • 6. 

    ________ Mountain separates France and Spain.

    Correct Answer
    Pyrenees
    Explanation
    The Pyrenees Mountain range is located between France and Spain, serving as a natural border that separates the two countries. It stretches approximately 430 kilometers, from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean Sea, and is known for its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife. The Pyrenees have played a significant role in shaping the history, culture, and economies of both France and Spain, making them an important geographical feature in the region.

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  • 7. 

    Madame Genevieve Mouthar is an English teacher in College Saint Joseph Calvet, France.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because it states that Madame Genevieve Mouthar is an English teacher in College Saint Joseph Calvet, France.

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  • 8. 

    What country has the largest Muslim population?

    • A.

      Nigeria

    • B.

      Iraq

    • C.

      Libya

    • D.

      Indonesia

    Correct Answer
    D. Indonesia
    Explanation
    Indonesia has the largest Muslim population because it is the most populous Muslim-majority country in the world. With a population of over 270 million, approximately 87% of Indonesians identify as Muslims. This makes Indonesia home to the largest number of Muslims globally.

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  • 9. 

    What European country is divided into departments?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Sweden

    • D.

      Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    France is the correct answer because it is the European country that is divided into departments. In France, the departments are administrative divisions that are similar to counties or provinces in other countries. There are a total of 101 departments in France, each with its own local government and administrative functions. This system of departments helps in the decentralized governance of France and allows for more efficient administration at the local level.

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  • 10. 

    It is Greece Flag.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "It is Greece Flag" is false. The question does not provide any information or context about what "it" refers to, so we cannot determine if the statement is true or false. Without any additional information, we cannot confirm if the flag being referred to is indeed the flag of Greece or not. Therefore, the correct answer is false as we cannot definitively say that the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    Agulhas and Kuroshio are both names of what kind of physical feature?

    • A.

      Ocean currents

    • B.

      Hurricanes

    • C.

      Mountains

    • D.

      Earthquakes

    Correct Answer
    A. Ocean currents
    Explanation
    Agulhas and Kuroshio are both names of ocean currents. Ocean currents refer to the continuous movement of water in the ocean, driven by factors such as wind, temperature, and salinity. Agulhas is a warm ocean current that flows along the east coast of South Africa, while Kuroshio is a warm ocean current that flows along the east coast of Japan. Both currents play important roles in the global ocean circulation and have significant impacts on climate and marine ecosystems.

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  • 12. 

    Katrina is the name called for?

    • A.

      Hurricane

    • B.

      River

    • C.

      City

    • D.

      Sea

    Correct Answer
    A. Hurricane
    Explanation
    Katrina is the name called for a hurricane.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following is the main characters of our collaborative story?

    • A.

      Ammar, Johnson, Matilda

    • B.

      Arash, Jacob, Meg

    • C.

      Ali, Jack, Maria

    • D.

      Ahmed, John, Mary

    Correct Answer
    D. Ahmed, John, Mary
    Explanation
    The main characters of the collaborative story are Ahmed, John, and Mary.

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  • 14. 

    How many countries are there in the world?

    • A.

      198

    • B.

      199

    • C.

      195

    • D.

      159

    Correct Answer
    C. 195
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 195 because there are currently 195 recognized sovereign states in the world. This number includes both fully recognized UN member states and observer states.

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  • 15. 

    The tree is found on many Caribbean islands, is used to make ________

    Correct Answer
    Chocolate
    Explanation
    The tree mentioned in the question is found on many Caribbean islands and is used to make something. The answer to the question is "Chocolate." This suggests that the tree being referred to is the cacao tree, which is native to the Caribbean region and is used to produce cocoa beans, which are then processed into chocolate.

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  • 16. 

    In the south of ________, flowers are grown for their oils, which are used in making perfumes.

    Correct Answer
    France
    Explanation
    In the south of France, flowers are grown for their oils, which are used in making perfumes. France is known for its thriving perfume industry, particularly in the region of Grasse. The climate and soil conditions in this region are ideal for cultivating flowers such as roses, jasmine, and lavender, which are used to extract essential oils. These oils are then used as key ingredients in the production of perfumes, making France a major player in the global perfume market.

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  • 17. 

    The world's largest gold mine is in Irian Jaya, Indonesia.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The world's largest gold mine is located in Irian Jaya, Indonesia. This implies that there is a gold mine in Irian Jaya, Indonesia that surpasses all other gold mines in terms of size and production.

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  • 18. 

    …was pizza first made? Naples, Italy, is the home of the pizza. Neapolitan women first created pizza pies about 200 years ago.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because historical evidence suggests that pizza was indeed first made in Naples, Italy, by Neapolitan women around 200 years ago. Naples has a long-standing tradition of pizza-making, and the city is often regarded as the birthplace of pizza.

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  • 19. 

    …is the home of bullfights? Seville, Spain, is known as the bullfighting capital of the world.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Seville, Spain, is known as the bullfighting capital of the world because it has a long history and tradition of bullfighting. The city is famous for its bullring, Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, which is one of the oldest and most prestigious bullrings in Spain. Bullfighting is deeply rooted in the culture and identity of Seville, and the city attracts bullfighting enthusiasts from around the world who come to witness this traditional spectacle.

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  • 20. 

    Covid 19 is an abbreviation for___________

    Correct Answer
    Corona virus disease 2019
    Explanation
    Covid 19 is an abbreviation for "Corona virus disease 2019." This abbreviation is used to refer to the illness caused by the novel coronavirus that emerged in 2019. The term "Covid 19" combines "Co" for corona, "vi" for virus, "d" for disease, and "19" for the year it was first identified. It is important to use this abbreviation to distinguish this specific strain of coronavirus from others and to provide a standardized term for medical and public health discussions.

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