Geographic Groups of Seven #2

Name the members of these groups related to geography.
Biggest cities in Germany by city proper population
READ THIS As always we consider Oceania to include Papua New Guinea but not any part of Indonesia
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Last updated: October 22, 2018
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Biggest land masses in
Oceania
Australia
New Guinea
South Island
North Island
Tasmania
New Britain
New Caledonia
 
Canadian provinces
bordering the U.S.
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Ontario
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Countries of
Indochina
Cambodia
Laos
Malaysia
Myanmar
Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam
 
G7 countries
Canada
France
Germany
Italy
Japan
United Kingdom
United States
Countries of Central
America
Belize
Costa Rica
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Nicaragua
Panama
 
Seven hills of Rome
Aventine
Caelian
Capitoline
Esquiline
Palatine
Quirinal
Viminal
Tallest mountain on
each continent
Mt. Everest
Aconcagua
Denali
Kilimanjaro
Vinson Massif
Mt. Elbrus
Mt. Wilhelm
 
Most populous cities
in Germany *
Berlin
Hamburg
Munich
Cologne
Frankfurt
Stuttgart
Düsseldorf
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Level 80
Oct 21, 2018
Panama should be in the place of Mexico.
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Level ∞
Oct 21, 2018
Fixed
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Level 39
Jan 30, 2019
And Yukon should be under "canadian provinces that border the US" because Alaska borders Yukon
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Level 65
Feb 27, 2019
Yukon is a Canadian territory, not a province
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Level 45
Mar 2, 2019
Yukon isn't a province.
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Level 72
Oct 21, 2018
Actually, the main island of New Caledonia "Grande Terre" has an area of 16,372 km2 whereas the Big Island has "only" 10,430 km2
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Level 78
Oct 21, 2018
Here's an easy checklist. Even Fiji's Viti Levu is slightly bigger than Hawaii island.
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Level ∞
Oct 22, 2018
Fixed, thanks!
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Level 74
Oct 21, 2018
Mt Vinson, surely? Vinson Massif is the mountain range in which it sits.
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Level 72
Oct 21, 2018
Well, technically, the Kilimanjaro is a massif too. The Kibo is the highest point. Even Wikipedia doesn't list a peak called "Kilimanjaro".
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Level 74
Oct 21, 2018
Is Hawaii in Oceania? Isn't Oceania the Pacific below the equator?
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Level 78
Oct 21, 2018
It is in Oceania. There's nothing about equator in the definition, surely all the little pacific islands are included? Or to quote Wikipedia: "The islands at the geographic extremes of Oceania are Bonin Islands, a politically integral part of Japan; Hawaii, a state of the United States; Clipperton Island, a possession of France; the Juan Fernández Islands, belonging to Chile; and the Campbell Islands, belonging to New Zealand. "
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Level 74
Oct 22, 2018
Good to know. I had always assumed wrongly!
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Level 78
Mar 2, 2019
Hawaii is part of Polynesia and is now considered in one of the four regions of Oceania, but politically it is part of the US and I've also seen it included with North America. It depends on which source you check. When I was in school decades ago it wasn't considered part of any continent, and some still have that point of view today. So, take your pick.
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Level 78
Oct 22, 2018
Papua New Guinea is part of Oceania, but Oceania is not a continent, it is a world region. Only Australia is counted as a continent and thus the answer should be Mt Kosciuszko, not Mt Wilhelm.
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Level 72
Oct 22, 2018
Hmm, I see your point here…
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Level 74
Oct 22, 2018
The header simply asks "Biggest land masses in Oceania". It has nothing to do with whether Oceania is a continent or not, so I'm not sure why akp713 is trying to debate that.
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Level 83
Oct 24, 2018
I think akp713 is referring to the "Tallest mountain on each continent" question, actually.
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Level 83
Oct 24, 2018
I agree. I wasted a lot of time trying different spellings of kosciuszko!
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Level 49
Dec 20, 2018
But actually the highest mountain on New Guinea isn't Mt. Wilhelm, but Puncak Jaya. Over 300m higher. And it is still part of the Oceania
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Level ∞
Dec 20, 2018
On all of JetPunk's featured quizzes, Oceania includes Papua New Guinea but not the Indonesian portion of New Guinea. Does it make sense? No. But continent boundaries don't always make sense.
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Level 71
Dec 22, 2018
OK, I understand the logic now. But still think there should be consistency with the Seven Summits quiz (and, before anyone tells me, I do realise that those aren't consistently listed outside of this site).

Mt Wilhelm threw me completely and, judging by the stats, most others too.

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Level 43
Mar 2, 2019
you should just accept all three versions because i have seen many who say highest mount in Oceania is puncak jaya, wilhelm or kosciuzko
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Level 76
Mar 5, 2019
So the island of New Guinea is half in Oceania and half in Asia? An island on two different continents? I like the cut of your jib.
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Level 56
Jan 6, 2021
Kinda odd how the borders of Indonesia and Oceania isn't defined by the Weber or Wallace line. I see your point though, as some sites count Puncak Jaya as the tallest Oceania (following the Wallace or Weber line) or Mount Wilhelm in Papua New Guinea, which is definitely part of Oceania. I think you should accept Punjak Jaya for Mount Wilhelm, vice versa. It could also show Punjak Jaya/Mount Wilhelm in the answer box. Sorry for ranting about this year old topic :')
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Level 45
Mar 2, 2019
I had the same thought, I never even thought to try Mt. Wilhelm.
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Level 72
Oct 22, 2018
So, the seven hills of Rome went over like a lead balloon! Hell, I didn't even know they had names.
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Level 74
Oct 23, 2018
That was where I scored highest...
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Level 69
Oct 27, 2018
Yeap, that threw me totally as well. Tough old quiz.
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Level 76
Mar 5, 2019
Can Queen Victoria Eat Cold Apple Pie?
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Level 79
Dec 28, 2019
That's an awesome memory aid. Unfortunately, I'd also need one for the 2nd letter of each word, and one for the 3rd letter of each word...etc.
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Level 50
Oct 22, 2018
Nor me! Brain taxed for the day and I now know what's in Oceania. Never understood it and why it was created
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Level 74
Oct 22, 2018
Me too. Had always thought it was sort of a continent.. even though I know it's not a continent per say
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Level 67
Dec 2, 2019
Per se. (Nothing to do with saying, but "se" ;the reflexive pronoun in latin. All romance language have it or something similar, germanic language too, (zich, sich, sig), but in english closest is "self" but usually used as itself, oneself. While german and dutch (not sure about scandinavian) have a separate form of self (selbst, zelf), besides the reflexive pronoun )
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Level 57
Nov 12, 2018
Tried Koln and Koeln and Köln:) Would have been Cologne...
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Level 73
Dec 17, 2018
Do I miss something if I think that Yukon borders Alaska and therefore the US ?
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Level 71
Dec 22, 2018
Nice thought but I believe Yukon is a territory, not a province of Canada.
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Level 58
Mar 2, 2019
who knows about the seven hills of rome?
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Level 65
Mar 4, 2019
Can Queen Victoria Eat Cold Apple Pie?
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Level 79
Dec 28, 2019
That's awesome as long as "C", "Q", "V", "E", "A" and "P" are acceptible answers on this quiz. Got anything for all of the other letters in the names? :-P
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Level 76
Mar 2, 2019
The How to Play note about Oceania and Indonesia I assume was to clarify the tallest mountain question. But it confuses things for the largest land masses in Oceania question. The note says Oceania includes no part of Indonesia, but one of the answers, New Guinea, includes part of Indonesia.
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Level 81
Mar 2, 2019
Can't believe I got all the masses of Oceania and forgot British Columbia somehow.
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Level 78
Mar 2, 2019
Too Roman hill-centric. (I did get Quirinal because it was on a quiz I took recently.)
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Level 24
Mar 3, 2019
ok, so i learned that i don't know how to spell saskatchewan
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Level 67
Mar 28, 2019
In the Highest Point section, Oceania is technically not a continent, so you should clarify/change that.

If you actually do mean 'continent' (ie: Australia), the answer should be Mount Kosciuszko.

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Level 56
May 5, 2019
You should definitely accept Puncak Jaya or Mount Kosciuszko. If you say continent you should probably stick to the continental landmass of Australia and the answer would be Mount Kosciuszko. If for some reason you want to include Papua New Guinea and Mount Wilhelm than you should definitely include Puncak Jaya. The question refers to continents which should in no way be determined by political geography.
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Level 40
Jan 25, 2021
Why don't you allow Papua new guinea and only new guinea?