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All things Geographical

All-things geographical............. 20 questions 20 Questions.

 
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1

Geographically speaking, what have Portugal, Ireland and Denmark got in common

  • They are all exactly the same size
  • They all border only one other country
  • They all have 2 official languages

2

What is Myanmar?

  • The new official name of Burma
  • The tallest mountain in the Philippines
  • Part of northern Iran

3

Which US state has Annapolis as its state capital?

  • Vermont
  • Iowa
  • Maryland

4

If you flew over the Atacama Desert, which part of the world would you be in?

  • Mexico
  • Chile
  • Iraq

5

Which is Australia's largest state?

  • Western Australia
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland

6

How much of the Earth's surface is covered with water?

  • 44% water
  • 71% water
  • 82% water

7

The Pennines are hills that form the backbone of the UK but where are the Apennines to be found?

  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • Italy

8

Which river rises in the Alps, flows through Lake Geneva then heads through Lyon and Avignon before entering the Mediterranean Sea near Marseilles?

  • Rhine
  • Loire
  • Rhone

9

In which English county would you find Stonehenge?

  • Dorset
  • Wiltshire
  • Berkshire

10

If you enter the 12km long Mont Blanc Tunnel from the French side, which country will you emerge into when you exit the other side?

  • Switzerland
  • Italy
  • still France

11

Kampala is which countries capital city?

  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Malawi

12

Which city is Venezuela's capital?

  • Caracas
  • Quito
  • Bogota

13

Which of the choices given is the name of a U.S. state?

  • North Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • South Virginia

14

Match up the following to reveal 4 UK towns/cities.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Lyme
  • Tunbridge
  • Milton
  • South

Right

  • Regis
  • Shields
  • Wells
  • Keynes

15

Minsk is the capital of which country?

  • Estonia
  • Turkmenistan
  • Belarus

16

What is the current population of Ireland?

  • 5.8 million
  • 10.6 million
  • 14.7 million

17

Where are the Maldives?

  • 150 miles east of Africa
  • 70 miles west of Chile
  • 430 miles SW of Sri Lanka

18

Which Russian city lies on the Baltic Sea on the mouth of the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland?

  • Sverdlovsk
  • St Petersburg
  • Odessa

19

If you live in Newcastle, England and drove north-westwards, what range of hills will you come across?

  • The Malverns
  • The Mendips
  • The Cheviots

20

How many US states are prefixed with either North, South, East or West?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7

 

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