General geography quiz

Which is the largest US state by area?

1. Texas

2. California

3. Alaska

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

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

1. Nauru

2. Monaco

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 of the following countries do not border France?

1. Italy

2. Germany

3. The Netherlands

Which of the following deserts is the largest?

1. Kalahari Desert

2. Arabian Desert

3. Gobi Desert

Which is the most populous country in the world?

1. Indonesia

2. India

3. China

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

1. Chile

2. Peru

3. Colombia

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

1. Niagra Falls

2. Victoria 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.

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

1. Longitude

2. Latitude

3. North South Line

What is the capital of Spain?

1. Barcelona

2. Madrid

3. Seville

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

1. Denmark

2. Switzerland

3. Ukraine

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

1. Blue

2. Red

3. Orange

What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

1. Kyrgyzstan

2. Kurjistan

3. Kergystan

Which of the following capital cities is the most northerly?

1. Tokyo, Japan

2. Ottawa, Canada

3. Dublin, Ireland

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

Between which two countries is the Bering Strait located?

1. Finland and Sweden

2. United States of America and Russia

3. France and England

Which country below is NOT landlocked?

1. Slovenia

2. Serbia

3. Austria

Which country's flag is this?

1. Denmark

2. Norway

3. Iceland

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

1. Nepal

2. India

3. Pakistan

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

1. 5

2. 4

3. 6

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

1. Russia

2. Romania

3. Netherlands

After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

1. Hawaii

2. Florida

3. California

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General geography quiz

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