General geography quiz

Which of the following colours does NOT appear on the South African flag?

1. Blue

2. Red

3. Orange

By area, what is the smallest country on the planet?

1. Vatican City

2. Monaco

3. Nauru


Vatican City is just 0.2 square miles in area, while Monaco and Nauru are 0.7 and 8.5 square miles respectively.

What is the name of the tallest uninterrupted waterfall in the world?

1. Victoria Falls

2. Niagra Falls

3. Angel Falls


Though both Victoria Falls and Niagara Falls are larger in terms of volume of water, at nearly 1km tall, Angel Falls is comfortably the tallest waterfall on the planet.

Which country's flag is NOT made up of red, white and blue stripes?

1. Russia

2. Netherlands

3. Romania

Which is the most populous country in the world?

1. India

2. Indonesia

3. China

After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

1. Florida

2. Hawaii

3. California

Which of the following countries does NOT share a border with Brazil?

1. Chile

2. Peru

3. Colombia

What is the capital of Spain?

1. Madrid

2. Barcelona

3. Seville

Which country's flag is this?

1. Denmark

2. Iceland

3. Norway

Which of the following deserts is the largest?

1. Kalahari Desert

2. Gobi Desert

3. Arabian Desert

Which of the following countries do not border France?

1. Italy

2. The Netherlands

3. Germany

Which of the following capital cities is the most northerly?

1. Ottawa, Canada

2. Dublin, Ireland

3. Tokyo, Japan


At 53 degrees north, Dublin is more northerly than both Tokyo (35 degrees) and Ottawa (45 degrees).

Which country below is NOT landlocked?

1. Serbia

2. Austria

3. Slovenia

What country is home to the tallest mountain in the world, Mount Everest?

1. Pakistan

2. India

3. Nepal

Which of the following countries does NOT share a border with Germany?

1. Denmark

2. Ukraine

3. Switzerland

Which is the largest US state by area?

1. Texas

2. Alaska

3. California


At almost 700,000 square miles, Alaska is more than twice as big as the second largest state, Texas.

This specifies a location’s distance north or south of the equator.

1. North South Line

2. Longitude

3. Latitude

What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

1. Kyrgyzstan

2. Kurjistan

3. Kergystan

Between which two countries is the Bering Strait located?

1. United States of America and Russia

2. France and England

3. Finland and Sweden

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

1. 4

2. 5

3. 6

All 20 questions completed!





General geography quiz

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