World Geography Terminologies - 2

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  • 1. 

    What is the capital of Eritrea which was once a province of Ethiopia?

    • A.

      Massawa

    • B.

      Asseb

    • C.

      Keren

    • D.

      Asmera

    Correct Answer
    D. Asmera
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Asmera. Asmera is the capital of Eritrea, which was once a province of Ethiopia.

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  • 2. 

    Georgia, a former U.S.S.R. Republic bordering southern Russia, claims which capital city?

    • A.

      Rustavi

    • B.

      Tbilisi

    • C.

      Kutaisi

    • D.

      Batumi

    Correct Answer
    B. Tbilisi
    Explanation
    Tbilisi is the capital city of Georgia, a former U.S.S.R. Republic bordering southern Russia. It is the largest city in Georgia and serves as its political, economic, and cultural center. Tbilisi is known for its historic architecture, diverse cultural heritage, and picturesque landscapes.

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  • 3. 

    What is the capital city of the volcanic Caribbean island of Grenada?

    • A.

      St. Johns

    • B.

      Grenville

    • C.

      Gouyave

    • D.

      St. Georges

    Correct Answer
    D. St. Georges
    Explanation
    St. Georges is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Grenada, a volcanic Caribbean island.

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  • 4. 

    What is the capital of Mauritius, discovered by the Portuguese in 1505?

    • A.

      Vacaos-Phoenix

    • B.

      Curepipe

    • C.

      Port Louis

    • D.

      Quatre-Bornes

    Correct Answer
    C. Port Louis
    Explanation
    Port Louis is the correct answer because it is the capital of Mauritius. It was discovered by the Portuguese in 1505. Vacaos-Phoenix, Curepipe, and Quatre-Bornes are incorrect options as they are not the capital of Mauritius.

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  • 5. 

    What is the capital city of Africa's Namibia?

    • A.

      Rundu

    • B.

      Reheboth

    • C.

      Windhoek

    • D.

      Swakopmund

    Correct Answer
    C. Windhoek
    Explanation
    Windhoek is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Namibia. It is located in the central part of the country and serves as the political, economic, and cultural center of Namibia. Windhoek is known for its German colonial architecture, vibrant markets, and diverse population. It is also the largest city in Namibia and plays a crucial role in the country's administration and governance.

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  • 6. 

    What is the capital city of Qatar?

    • A.

      Ar-Rayyan

    • B.

      Hadu

    • C.

      Doha

    • D.

      Ar-Wakrah

    Correct Answer
    C. Doha
    Explanation
    Doha is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Qatar. It is the largest city in Qatar and serves as the economic and political center of the country. Doha is known for its modern architecture, luxurious hotels, and cultural attractions such as the Museum of Islamic Art and Souq Waqif. It is also home to the Hamad International Airport, which is a major transportation hub in the region.

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  • 7. 

    Which city is the capital of Rwanda?

    • A.

      Ruherengi

    • B.

      Butare

    • C.

      Kinyara

    • D.

      Kigali

    Correct Answer
    D. Kigali
    Explanation
    Kigali is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Rwanda. It is the largest city in the country and serves as its economic, political, and cultural center. Kigali is located in the central part of Rwanda and has a population of over one million people. It is known for its clean streets, friendly people, and beautiful scenery. Kigali is also home to several government institutions, international organizations, and tourist attractions, making it a significant city in Rwanda.

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  • 8. 

    What is the capital of the South American country of Suriname?

    • A.

      Paramaribo

    • B.

      Nieuw Nickerie

    • C.

      Soweto

    • D.

      Nyala

    Correct Answer
    A. Paramaribo
    Explanation
    Paramaribo is the correct answer because it is the capital of Suriname. It is the largest city in the country and serves as its administrative, economic, and cultural center. Paramaribo is located on the northern coast of Suriname and is known for its colonial architecture, diverse population, and vibrant marketplaces.

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  • 9. 

    The group of islands of Vanuatu in the Pacific hold which capital city?

    • A.

      Port Vila

    • B.

      Palmyra

    • C.

      Mariana

    • D.

      Luganville

    Correct Answer
    A. Port Vila
    Explanation
    Port Vila is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Vanuatu. Vanuatu is a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean. Port Vila is the largest city in Vanuatu and serves as the economic and administrative center of the country. It is known for its beautiful beaches, vibrant markets, and cultural diversity.

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  • 10. 

    Mali, whose major export is uranium, is the country where which capital city lies?

    • A.

      Bamako

    • B.

      Massapequa

    • C.

      Hialeah

    • D.

      Bern

    Correct Answer
    A. Bamako
    Explanation
    Mali is a country whose major export is uranium. The question is asking for the capital city of Mali. The correct answer is Bamako.

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  • 11. 

    Which port city was the first capital of Pakistan?

    • A.

      Karachi

    • B.

      Lahore

    • C.

      Gawadar

    • D.

      Rawalpindi

    Correct Answer
    A. Karachi
    Explanation
    Karachi was the first capital of Pakistan because it was the largest and most developed city in the country at the time of independence in 1947. It had a well-established infrastructure, including a major port, which made it a suitable choice for the capital. Additionally, Karachi was located in the southern part of Pakistan, which was geographically closer to the newly created state of Pakistan's western wing. This made it more accessible and convenient for the government to operate from there.

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  • 12. 

    Which city is the southernmost capital city in the world?

    • A.

      Canberra

    • B.

      Capetown

    • C.

      Wellington

    • D.

      Santiago

    Correct Answer
    C. Wellington
    Explanation
    Wellington is the southernmost capital city in the world because it is located in New Zealand, which is the southernmost country in the world. Being situated at the southern tip of the North Island, Wellington is further south than any other capital city, making it the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    What city is the capital of Papua New Guinea?

    • A.

      Port Moresby

    • B.

      Port Chester

    • C.

      Port Stanley

    • D.

      Port Arthur

    Correct Answer
    A. Port Moresby
    Explanation
    Port Moresby is the correct answer as it is the capital city of Papua New Guinea. It is located on the southern coast of the country and serves as the main economic and administrative center. Port Moresby is known for its cultural diversity, natural beauty, and historical significance. It is also the largest city in Papua New Guinea and plays a crucial role in the country's political and economic affairs.

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  • 14. 

    The yak is native to which country?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      USA

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    D. China
    Explanation
    The yak is native to China. Yaks are large, long-haired mammals that are found in the mountainous regions of central Asia, particularly in China and Tibet. They are well adapted to the harsh climate and high altitudes of these areas. Yaks are used by local communities for their milk, meat, and fiber, and they play an important role in the traditional culture and economy of China.

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  • 15. 

    Which city harbors the capital of two independent states?

    • A.

      Seoul

    • B.

      Berlin

    • C.

      Jerusalem

    • D.

      Rome

    Correct Answer
    D. Rome
    Explanation
    Rome is the correct answer because it is the only city in the given options that harbors the capital of two independent states. The Vatican City, an independent city-state, is located within Rome and serves as the spiritual and administrative headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Additionally, Rome is the capital city of Italy, making it the only city in the options that hosts the capital of two separate states.

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