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Geography Quiz 142

From the high lands of mountains to the lands of plains better check what you know! 8 Questions.

 
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After Antarctica, which continent has the fewest people per square mile?

  • Australia
  • North America
  • South America
  • Africa

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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?

  • Faroe
  • Canary Islands
  • Balearic Islands
  • Seychelles

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Which strategically located Mediterranean island was an important British naval base until 1979?

  • Formentera
  • Zakynthos
  • Corsica
  • Malta

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Tucson, the second largest city in Arizona, is located in a region of the U.S. that was acquired from Mexico in 1853 through what agreement?

  • Gadsden Purchase
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Baja Flinter
  • Lettuce Bought

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Which river flows from its source on the Tibetan Plateau through Pakistan before draining into the Arabian Sea?

  • Ganges River
  • Indus River
  • Danube River
  • Yellow River

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A mountain range along the northern edge of the Taklimakan Desert once provided habitat for tigers. Can you name this mountain range?

  • Tian Shan
  • Pamirs
  • Atlas
  • Himalayas

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By using the Suez Canal, ships avoid sailing around which continent?

  • Asia
  • Africa
  • South America
  • North America

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For 250 years Spanish galleons carried on a flourishing trade between Acapulco and a port on an island in East Asia. Name this port, which served as Spain's trade center for East Asia?

  • Manila
  • Goa
  • Palau
  • Kolkata

 

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