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Pistol Geography Quiz

Persons, Places, and Events as associated with Geography 10 Questions.

 
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1

"What is the name of the Swiss-born American geologist, geographer, and educator whose extensive meteorological observations led to the founding of the U.S. Weather Bureau?"

  • Arnold Henry Guyot
  • Raphael W. Pumpelly
  • William Dampier

2

Which Scottish explorer wrote Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa (1857)?

  • Joseph Iddings
  • Reginald Daly
  • David Livingstone

3

What is the largest island in the world?

  • Borneo
  • Greenland
  • Java

4

In which country did the poodle breed of dog originate?

  • Germany
  • France
  • England

5

Where is the Vaal River?

  • South Africa
  • Brazil
  • Iraq

6

Where is Urewera National Park located?

  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Canada

7

Which Indian state has its capital at Simla?

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir

8

Which Australian river did John McDouall Stuart explore in 1862?

  • Mississippi
  • Branco
  • Katherine

9

Which of these is the highest waterfall in Canada?

  • Takakkaw Falls
  • Guaira Falls
  • Della Falls

10

Which river in South America is the largest in the world in terms of the volume of its flow?

  • Amazon
  • Negro
  • Orinoco

 

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