Challenging Geography Bee Test! Trivia Quiz

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National Geographic Bee Quizzes & Trivia

Geography can be quite unusual not only does it tell you how landforms are made, but it shows you what happens outside the country you live in and its effect on the earth’s surface as a whole. Do you know as much as the elementary and middle school kids who take part in National Geographic’s GeoBee? Test your geography knowledge in ten questions here.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which state is closer to the Continental, or Great, Divide?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Idaho

  • 2. 
    In which state is the capital city not the state’s most populous city?
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Maryland

  • 3. 
    Which city is located in a humid temperate climate zone?
    • A. 

      Rapid City, South Dakota

    • B. 

      Huntsville, Alabama

  • 4. 
    Mecca and Medina, Islam’s two holiest cities, are closed to non-Muslims. In which country are both of these cities are located? 
    • A. 

      Yemen

    • B. 

      Saudi Arabia

    • C. 

      Iraq

  • 5. 
    Which country consumes less energy?
    • A. 

      Paraguay

    • B. 

      Germany

  • 6. 
    Which term best describes geologic features such as Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, in Australia?
    • A. 

      Mesa

    • B. 

      Monolith

  • 7. 
    Although he did not succeed in finding the Northwest Passage, which British explorer sailed near a large Arctic island that now bears his name?
    • A. 

      Francis Drake

    • B. 

      William Baffin

  • 8. 
    Thousands of people gather annually in the ancient city of Cusco to celebrate Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, in which South American country?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Argentina

  • 9. 
    The tallest dam in Africa, dubbed the “Three Gorges of Africa,” is located on the Tekezē River. This dam is in which country?
    • A. 

      Rwanda

    • B. 

      Zimbabwe

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

  • 10. 
    One can visit the Tiger’s Nest Buddhist monastery in which landlocked Asian country known as “the kingdom in the clouds?
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Bhutan

    • C. 

      Mongolia