General geography quiz

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

1. Blue

2. Orange

3. Red

What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

1. Kergystan

2. Kurjistan

3. Kyrgyzstan

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

1. Longitude

2. North South Line

3. Latitude

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

1. 4

2. 6

3. 5

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

1. Colombia

2. Peru

3. Chile

Which country's flag is this?

1. Norway

2. Denmark

3. Iceland

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

1. Netherlands

2. Russia

3. Romania

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

1. Victoria Falls

2. Angel Falls

3. Niagra 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 of the following countries do not border France?

1. The Netherlands

2. Italy

3. Germany

Which of the following capital cities is the most northerly?

1. Dublin, Ireland

2. Tokyo, Japan

3. Ottawa, Canada


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

After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

1. Florida

2. California

3. Hawaii

Which is the largest US state by area?

1. California

2. Alaska

3. Texas


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

Which is the most populous country in the world?

1. India

2. Indonesia

3. China

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

1. Vatican City

2. Nauru

3. Monaco


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 capital of Spain?

1. Barcelona

2. Seville

3. Madrid

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

1. Ukraine

2. Switzerland

3. Denmark

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

1. Nepal

2. Pakistan

3. India

Which country below is NOT landlocked?

1. Slovenia

2. Austria

3. Serbia

Which of the following deserts is the largest?

1. Arabian Desert

2. Gobi Desert

3. Kalahari Desert

Between which two countries is the Bering Strait located?

1. United States of America and Russia

2. Finland and Sweden

3. France and England

All 20 questions completed!





General geography quiz

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