Quiz On World Geography Study

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Show off your world geography skills in this awesome trivia quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these countries does the equator not cross?
    • A. 

      Colombia

    • B. 

      Ecuador

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Venezuela

  • 2. 
    What mountain range is traversed by the highest railroad in the world?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Andes

    • C. 

      Urals

    • D. 

      Himalayas

  • 3. 
    What is the former name of the Central African Republic?
    • A. 

      Upper Volta

    • B. 

      Central African Empire

    • C. 

      Greater Sudan

    • D. 

      Portuguese West Africa

  • 4. 
    Which country was created by a union of two former British territories: British Gold Coast and British Togoland?
    • A. 

      Ivory Coast

    • B. 

      Sierra Leone

    • C. 

      Benin

    • D. 

      Ghana

  • 5. 
    What area were potatoes originally from?
    • A. 

      Peru

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Hungary

    • D. 

      Ireland

  • 6. 
    What is the capital of Nigeria?
    • A. 

      Abuja

    • B. 

      Nairobi

    • C. 

      Lagos

    • D. 

      Ibadan

  • 7. 
    What is another name for the Helvetian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Dolomites

    • D. 

      Pennines

  • 8. 
    What is defined as a narrow, jagged mountain crest or ridge?
    • A. 

      Tarn

    • B. 

      Cirque

    • C. 

      Arete

    • D. 

      Col

  • 9. 
    In which country would one find the largest concentration of impact craters due to meteoroids?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Siberia

    • D. 

      Finland

  • 10. 
    What two countries lie on opposite sides of the Formosa Strait?
    • A. 

      China And Taiwan

    • B. 

      China And Japan

    • C. 

      China And Korea

    • D. 

      Taiwan And Japan

  • 11. 
    What is the capital city of the U.S. Virgin Islands?
    • A. 

      Nevis

    • B. 

      Charlotte Amalie

    • C. 

      St. Thomas

    • D. 

      Tobago

  • 12. 
    Where is the type location for the Devonian Period?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Australia

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 13. 
    Where is the type section for the Triassic Period found?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Europe

  • 14. 
    Where is the type section for the Cretaceous found?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Belgium

    • D. 

      France

  • 15. 
    What is the archipelago of 7,100 islands in the South China Sea south of Taiwan known as?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Oceania

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      The Philippines

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