Geographic Groups of Three #2

Name the members of these groups related to geography.
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Last updated: October 20, 2018
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Countries where Chinese is
an official language
China
Singapore
Taiwan
 
Largest Balearic islands
Ibiza
Mallorca
Menorca
 
Countries starting with "South"
South Africa
South Korea
South Sudan
 
U.S. cities to host the
Summer Olympics
Atlanta
Los Angeles
St. Louis
South American capitals
starting with B
Bogotá
Brasilia
Buenos Aires
 
Countries of Europe with five letters
Italy
Malta
Spain
 
Seas and gulfs that border Iran
Caspian Sea
Gulf of Oman
Persian Gulf
 
Most populous cities in
Switzerland
Zürich
Geneva
Basel
Countries that share
Lake Victoria
Kenya
Tanzania
Uganda
 
Japanese megacities
Nagoya
Osaka
Tokyo
 
Active Italian volcanos
Mount Etna
Stromboli
Mount Vesuvius
 
Oldest universities in the
United Kingdom
Oxford
Cambridge
St Andrews
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Level 56
Oct 21, 2018
What ? No comments ? I usually get half of my answer from here......
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2019
You're supposed to take the quiz without looking at the answers beforehand or during the quiz (i.e. cheating)
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Level 57
Jan 2, 2020
He's probably joking
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2019
Your level looks pitiful considering this revelation.
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Level 52
Oct 21, 2018
first to comment... yay what a pity my brain went dead on me for some of the obvious answers... good quiz... (note to self...Must Do Better)
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2019
The comment above you says 'What ? No comments ?'
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Level 75
Mar 27, 2019
But the dates are the same so could have been ninja'd
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Level 66
Oct 21, 2018
Italy has much more active volcanoes than 3! E.g. Volcano or the Phlegraean Fields. It is just that they are recently not erupting.
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Level 57
Sep 2, 2019
I'd call it the big three active volcanoes or something.
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Level 80
Oct 22, 2018
Hee, Mount Stromboli.
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Level 62
Oct 25, 2018
SUMMER Olympics... couldn't figure out why Lake Placid wasn't working. *Facepalm*
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Level 46
Mar 23, 2019
I had the same problem.
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Level 68
Oct 27, 2018
Tough quiz
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Level 57
Nov 12, 2018
GREAT quiz!
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Level 48
Dec 23, 2018
Nice quiz. Caspian sea is not sea, so I didn't try it.
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2019
According to the Oxford Dictionary, a 'sea' must be an expanse of salt water, and it could be used to refer to a large lake. The Caspian Sea fits in both of these categories, so it is arguably a 'sea'.
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Level 66
Nov 19, 2019
JackintheBox, technically the Caspian Sea is classified as a lake.
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Level 37
Apr 21, 2020
Arguably? The cue's in the name...
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Level 33
Mar 23, 2019
isn t that Mount Vesuvius isn t active?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2019
I tried it because it was the only Italian volcano I knew besides Mt Etna.
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Level 55
Mar 23, 2019
Switzerland and UK universities answers are not in alphabetical order (whereas the other are).
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Level 34
Mar 23, 2019
Switzerland is by city populations and universities by how old they are probably
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Level 72
Mar 23, 2019
Vulcano is an active Italial vulcano - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcano
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Level 54
Mar 23, 2019
didn't do great, but a bit sad that I typed all the south American capitals but spelt then slightly wrong (one letter out) and didn't get credit- oh well never mind
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Level 64
Mar 24, 2019
The third UK university should definitely be Hull.
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Level 75
Mar 26, 2019
I appreciated that one :-)
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Level 75
Feb 2, 2020
And don't know why Oxford's there. It's a complete dump.
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Level 67
Mar 25, 2019
Why does when you type the word Arabian, Persian Gulf comes up?
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Level 57
Sep 2, 2019
because arabian gulf is another name for the persian gulf
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Level 64
Mar 25, 2019
13% of people knows Stromboli is a kind of volcano. I am not of such peopoe.
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Level 45
Jun 4, 2019
I think I only got Ibiza cuz of that Mike Posner song.
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Level 67
Nov 8, 2019
Yokohama? Puzzled
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Level 59
Dec 10, 2019
I imagine the quiz uses metro areas instead of city population. No japanese city would qualify as a megacity without using metro population.
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Level 41
Jan 7, 2020
Salt Lake City has hosted the Olympics once.
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Level 75
Feb 2, 2020
Not the Summer Olympics.