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This quiz is for you to test how well you know your countries. I'm 10 years old and I have lots of things to say. But here are just a few questions about geography. I really hope you enjoy this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these countries were part of Egyptian history, said to have shot the sphinx with a cannon? 

    • A.

      Hungary

    • B.

      France

    • C.

      Albania

    Correct Answer
    B. France
    Explanation
    During Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in Egypt in the late 18th century, French soldiers are said to have used the Sphinx as target practice, leading to its damaged nose. This event is part of Egyptian history and is often cited as an example of the cultural impact of French involvement in the country. Therefore, France is the correct answer as it is the country associated with the historical event mentioned in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Which country is biggest in area, but has very little population, located mostly in Asia

    • A.

      Honduras

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Turkey

    Correct Answer
    C. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia is the correct answer because it is the largest country in the world by land area. Despite its vast size, Russia has a relatively low population density, resulting in very little population compared to its area. Additionally, Russia is mostly located in Asia, with a small portion of its territory extending into Europe.

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  • 3. 

    Which country is asian, but boarders Africa?

    • A.

      Turkey

    • B.

      Bahrain

    • C.

      Saudi Arabia

    • D.

      Qatar

    Correct Answer
    C. Saudi Arabia
    Explanation
    Saudi Arabia is the correct answer because it is an Asian country that shares a border with Africa. It is located on the Arabian Peninsula and is separated from Africa by the Red Sea. This geographical location allows Saudi Arabia to be considered both an Asian and an African country.

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  • 4. 

    True or false, Ferdinnand Magellan died in Puerto Rico.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In fact, Ferdinnand Magellan died in the Philippines.

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  • 5. 

    Where is the Amazon Forest located?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Argentina

    • C.

      Uruguay

    • D.

      I give up. What IS it?

    Correct Answer
    A. Brazil
    Explanation
    The Amazon Forest is located in Brazil. It covers a significant portion of the country, spanning across nine different states. It is known for its vast size and rich biodiversity, being home to numerous plant and animal species. The Amazon Forest is also crucial for the global climate as it plays a vital role in regulating the Earth's temperature and producing oxygen.

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  • 6. 

    In Islam, which city is a big part of history?

    • A.

      Mecca

    • B.

      Medina

    • C.

      Moscow

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Mecca
    B. Medina
    Explanation
    Mecca and Medina are both significant cities in Islamic history. Mecca is considered the holiest city in Islam, as it is the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad and the location of the Kaaba, which is the most sacred site in Islam. It is also the destination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Medina, on the other hand, is the city where the Prophet Muhammad migrated to and established the first Islamic state. It is also the location of the Prophet's Mosque, which is the second holiest site in Islam. Both cities played crucial roles in the development and spread of Islam.

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  • 7. 

    The countries you have listed below, are options for the following question:  Which countries are south of, and border the Mediterranean Sea?

    • A.

      Egypt,Libya,Tunisia,Algeria,Morocco

    • B.

      Sudan,Chad,Algeria,Tanzania

    • C.

      Egypt,Sudan,Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    A. Egypt,Libya,Tunisia,Algeria,Morocco
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. These countries are all located in North Africa and have coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea. They are considered to be part of the Maghreb region, which is known for its rich history, diverse cultures, and beautiful landscapes.

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  • 8. 

    True or False, Christopher Columbus was trying to hit Asia, but instead hit the USA with his boat the Mayflower.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Christopher Columbus was trying to hit Asia yes, but his boat was not the Mayflower, and he hit Puerto Rico.

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  • 9. 

    True or false, the proper name for England is actually United Kingdom, but the third name for it is Great Britain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true. The proper name for England is actually United Kingdom, but it is also commonly referred to as Great Britain. The United Kingdom consists of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Great Britain refers specifically to the island that includes England, Scotland, and Wales. Therefore, while England is a part of the United Kingdom, it is also known as Great Britain.

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  • 10. 

    What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

    • A.

      Riyadh

    • B.

      Mecca

    • C.

      Tabuk

    Correct Answer
    A. Riyadh
    Explanation
    Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. It is the largest city in the country and serves as the political, administrative, and financial center. Riyadh is located in the central part of Saudi Arabia and is known for its modern architecture, bustling markets, and historical sites. It is home to important government institutions, including the royal palace, ministries, and embassies. Riyadh also plays a significant role in the country's economy, with a thriving business sector and numerous multinational companies operating in the city.

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