General geography quiz

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

1. Red

2. Orange

3. Blue

Which country's flag is this?

1. Denmark

2. Iceland

3. Norway

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

1. Pakistan

2. India

3. Nepal

What is the correct spelling of this landlocked Asian nation?

1. Kergystan

2. Kyrgyzstan

3. Kurjistan

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 of the following deserts is the largest?

1. Arabian Desert

2. Gobi Desert

3. Kalahari Desert

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

1. Ukraine

2. Switzerland

3. Denmark

After Alaska, which US state has the longest coastline?

1. Hawaii

2. California

3. Florida

Which is the largest US state by area?

1. Alaska

2. California

3. Texas

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

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).

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

1. Latitude

2. North South Line

3. Longitude

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

1. Romania

2. Russia

3. Netherlands

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. Peru

2. Colombia

3. Chile

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 country below is NOT landlocked?

1. Serbia

2. Austria

3. Slovenia

What is the capital of Spain?

1. Madrid

2. Barcelona

3. Seville

Which of the following countries do not border France?

1. Italy

2. The Netherlands

3. Germany

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

1. 5

2. 4

3. 6

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.

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General geography quiz

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