General geography quiz

Which country below is NOT landlocked?

1. Austria

2. Slovenia

3. Serbia

Between which two countries is the Bering Strait located?

1. France and England

2. United States of America and Russia

3. Finland and Sweden

Which is the largest US state by area?

1. Alaska

2. Texas

3. California


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

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

1. Switzerland

2. Denmark

3. Ukraine

Which of the following capital cities is the most northerly?

1. Ottawa, Canada

2. Tokyo, Japan

3. Dublin, Ireland


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

What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

1. Kergystan

2. Kyrgyzstan

3. Kurjistan

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

1. India

2. Nepal

3. Pakistan

After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

1. California

2. Hawaii

3. Florida

Which is the most populous country in the world?

1. Indonesia

2. China

3. India

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

1. Red

2. Orange

3. Blue

Which of the following deserts is the largest?

1. Kalahari Desert

2. Gobi Desert

3. Arabian Desert

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

1. Monaco

2. Nauru

3. Vatican City


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

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

1. Romania

2. Russia

3. Netherlands

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

1. 6

2. 4

3. 5

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

1. Peru

2. Chile

3. Colombia

What is the capital of Spain?

1. Barcelona

2. Seville

3. Madrid

Which of the following countries do not border France?

1. The Netherlands

2. Germany

3. Italy

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

1. Angel Falls

2. Niagra Falls

3. Victoria 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.

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

1. North South Line

2. Longitude

3. Latitude

Which country's flag is this?

1. Iceland

2. Denmark

3. Norway

All 20 questions completed!





General geography quiz

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