Quiz On World Geography - 2

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Can you give the correct answers about each of these world geography questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one of these countries is the smallest in total area?

    • A.

      Uganda

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Tanzania

    • D.

      Burkina Faso

    Correct Answer
    A. Uganda
    Explanation
    Uganda is the correct answer because it has the smallest total area compared to the other countries listed. The question is asking for the country with the smallest land area, and Uganda fits this criterion.

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  • 2. 

    Which one of these countries is the smallest in total area?

    • A.

      Uruguay

    • B.

      Uganda

    • C.

      Argentina

    • D.

      Tanzania

    Correct Answer
    A. Uruguay
    Explanation
    Uruguay is the correct answer because it is the smallest country in total area among the given options. While all the other countries listed are larger in size, Uruguay has the smallest land area.

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  • 3. 

    Which one of these countries is the smallest in total area?

    • A.

      Andorra

    • B.

      Yemen

    • C.

      Nicaragua

    • D.

      Virgin Islands

    Correct Answer
    D. Virgin Islands
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands is the smallest country in total area among the given options. Andorra is a small landlocked country in Europe, Yemen is a country in the Middle East, and Nicaragua is a country in Central America. However, the Virgin Islands is a group of islands located in the Caribbean Sea and has the smallest total area compared to the other options.

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  • 4. 

    Which one of these countries is the smallest in total area?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Zimbabwe

    • C.

      Uzbekistan

    • D.

      Egypt

    Correct Answer
    B. Zimbabwe
    Explanation
    Zimbabwe is the correct answer because it is the smallest country in total area among the given options. While Australia is the largest country in total area, Zimbabwe is relatively smaller. Uzbekistan and Egypt are also larger than Zimbabwe. Therefore, Zimbabwe is the smallest country in total area among the given options.

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  • 5. 

    What world capital was originally referred to as "bytown"?

    • A.

      Paris, France

    • B.

      Johnnesburg, South Africa

    • C.

      Naha, Okinawa

    • D.

      Ottawa, Canada

    Correct Answer
    D. Ottawa, Canada
    Explanation
    Ottawa, Canada is the correct answer because "bytown" was the original name of the city before it was renamed to Ottawa. The question is asking for the world capital that was originally referred to as "bytown," and Ottawa fits this description.

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  • 6. 

    The definition of "instrument for determining direction" best fits which geographic term?

    • A.

      Isopleth

    • B.

      Alidade

    • C.

      Hemisphere

    • D.

      Geographic Center

    Correct Answer
    B. Alidade
    Explanation
    An alidade is a tool used for determining direction. It typically consists of a straight edge with a sighting device, such as a telescope, attached to it. By aligning the sighting device with a distant object, the user can determine the direction of that object. Therefore, the definition of "instrument for determining direction" best fits the term "alidade".

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  • 7. 

    The country of Georgia is located on which continent?

    • A.

      North America

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    C. Europe
    Explanation
    Georgia is located on the continent of Europe. It is situated in the Caucasus region, which is considered to be part of both Europe and Asia. However, the majority of Georgia's territory is within the boundaries of Europe. It shares borders with European countries such as Russia, Turkey, and Armenia, further supporting its classification as a European country.

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  • 8. 

    Which continent is Samoa considered to be on?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      South America

    • C.

      Oceania

    • D.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    C. Oceania
    Explanation
    Samoa is considered to be on the continent of Oceania. Oceania is a region that includes thousands of islands in the Pacific Ocean, including Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Island countries. Samoa is located in the South Pacific Ocean and is part of the Polynesian region within Oceania. It is not located in Asia, South America, or Africa.

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  • 9. 

    On which continent is Maldives located?

    • A.

      Europe

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      South America

    Correct Answer
    C. Asia
    Explanation
    Maldives is located in Asia. It is a South Asian country located in the Indian Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of 26 coral atolls and is known for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and abundant marine life. The Maldives is geographically part of the Indian subcontinent and is situated southwest of Sri Lanka and India. It is not located in Europe, Africa, or South America.

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  • 10. 

    On which continent is Armenia located?

    • A.

      South America

    • B.

      North America

    • C.

      Asia

    • D.

      Europe

    Correct Answer
    C. Asia
    Explanation
    Armenia is located in Asia. It is a landlocked country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. It shares borders with Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran to the south. The majority of Armenia's territory lies in the Armenian Highlands, which are part of the larger region of the Caucasus Mountains. The country has a rich history and cultural heritage, with influences from both Eastern Europe and Western Asia.

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  • 11. 

    On which continent is Comoros located?

    • A.

      South America

    • B.

      Europe

    • C.

      Africa

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    C. Africa
    Explanation
    Comoros is located in Africa. Comoros is an archipelago located off the eastern coast of Africa, in the Indian Ocean. It is composed of three main islands and several smaller ones. The country has a rich cultural heritage, influenced by African, Arab, and French traditions. Comoros is known for its beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and volcanic landscapes. It is also one of the smallest countries in Africa, both in terms of land area and population.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these continent - country - capital groups is correct?

    • A.

      North America - St. Vincent And The Grendines - Kingstown

    • B.

      North America - Guinea - Kingstown

    • C.

      Europe - St. Vincent And The Grendines - Kingstown

    • D.

      North America - St. Vincent And The Grenadines - Nicosia

    Correct Answer
    A. North America - St. Vincent And The Grendines - Kingstown
  • 13. 

    Which of these continent - country - capital groups is correct?

    • A.

      North America - Ivory Coast - Yamoussoukro

    • B.

      Africa - Cambodia - Yamoussoukro

    • C.

      Africa - Ivory Coast - Paramaribo

    • D.

      Africa - Ivory Coast - Yamoussoukro

    Correct Answer
    D. Africa - Ivory Coast - Yamoussoukro
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Africa - Ivory Coast - Yamoussoukro. Yamoussoukro is the capital city of Ivory Coast, which is located in the continent of Africa.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following streets is the longest on Earth?

    • A.

      Kobe, Tokyo, Japan

    • B.

      Yonge, Toronto, Canada

    • C.

      Providence, Lyons, France

    • D.

      Sunset, Los Angeles, USA

    Correct Answer
    B. Yonge, Toronto, Canada
    Explanation
    Yonge Street in Toronto, Canada is the longest street on Earth. It spans approximately 1,896 kilometers from the shores of Lake Ontario in Toronto all the way to Rainy River near the Minnesota border. It is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the longest street in the world.

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  • 15. 

    In 2006, approximately how many times more populous was the USA than Canada?

    • A.

      Ten Times

    • B.

      Fifteen Times

    • C.

      Three Times

    • D.

      Five Times

    Correct Answer
    A. Ten Times
    Explanation
    In 2006, the USA was approximately ten times more populous than Canada. This means that the population of the USA was ten times greater than the population of Canada during that year.

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