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Fun Facts Quiz 5

A quiz on geography around the world. 10 Questions.

 
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At 4,810 m high, which is the highest mountain of the Alps?

  • Matterhorn
  • Jungfrau
  • Mont Blanc
  • Mount Elbrus

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Which American city is nicknamed "Windy City"?

  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • Buffalo
  • Oklahoma City

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Where is the Gulf of Tonkin?

  • A body of water off the southwestern corner of the Arabian peninsula.
  • A body of water in the Arctic Ocean northwest of Canada.
  • A body of water off the coast of northern Vietnam and southern China.
  • A body of water south of Thailand in the Indian Ocean.

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Which of the following African lakes does not empty into the White Nile?

  • Lake Victoria
  • Lake Tanganyika
  • Lake Albert
  • Lake Edward

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The Pampas are fertile South American lowlands. The name is derived from the Quechuan word "pampa" which means?

  • Grassland
  • Oasis
  • Plain
  • Marsh

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What is "Interlaken" in Switzerland?

  • A lake
  • A town and municipality
  • A mountain
  • A valley

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The former name of Taiwan is "Ilha Formosa" in Portuguese. What is its translation in English?

  • "Fertile island"
  • "Island of calm"
  • "Forbidden island"
  • "Beautiful island"

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What is the highest mountain in Tasmania, Australia at 1,617 m?

  • Ben Lomond
  • Barn Bluff
  • Mount Ossa
  • Cradle Mountain

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Ifni, with an area of 1,502 sq km, was a former Spanish colony in northwest Africa. Which country presently controls it?

  • Mauritania
  • Morocco
  • Algeria
  • Senegal

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And finally, Canada has 10 provinces and 3 territories. Which is not one of the territories?

  • Quebec
  • Yukon
  • Nunavut
  • Northwest Territories

 

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