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Geography Quiz 119 Trivia

From churches to forests check what you know! 8 Questions.

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Sailors on sailing ships, fearful of being becalmed, try to avoid a region where trade winds converge in a low-pressure belt but what is the term for this region?

  • Doldrums
  • Compass
  • Hadley Cell
  • Waver

Question 2 Photo

Fort McHenry, site of the British attack that inspired Francis Scott Key to write ''The Star-Spangled Banner'' is in the harbour of what city in Maryland?

  • Frederick
  • Baltimore
  • Annapolis
  • Bodrum

Question 3 Photo

Which country has four official languages, including Romansh, which is based on ancient Latin?

  • Ukraine
  • France
  • Italy
  • Switzerland

Question 4 Photo

Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the British Isles, is near Loch Linnhe in which major part of United Kingdom?

  • Scotland
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland
  • England

Question 5 Photo

Arabs from Africa named a large rock Gibraltar as they landed on what large European peninsula?

  • Arab Peninsula
  • Iberian Peninsula
  • Italy
  • Ukraine

Question 6 Photo

Which state capital is west of the Continental Divide?

  • Salem
  • Rostock
  • Dresden
  • Heringsdorf

Question 7 Photo

What is the term for the triangular feature created by sediments deposited at the mouth of a river?

  • Oasis
  • Delta
  • Lake
  • Waterfall

Question 8 Photo

The ancient astronomer and geographer Ptolemy used Hierro as the location of the prime meridian. Hierro is part of what group of Spanish islands off the coast of Africa?

  • Canary
  • Azores
  • Balearic
  • Faroe