Population Quizzes

Population trivia for the demographics nerd. Can you name the countries that have the largest population? What about the biggest cities in the United States? If that's too easy, then try to name the biggest cities in China!

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Taken Quiz
348,196
We'll have a new #1 by 2030.
206,089
Guess the 50 biggest cities in the United States.
146,846
How many of the world's 50 most populous urban areas can you name?
125,667
Name the 50 biggest urban areas in Europe.
107,346
Name the world's smallest countries by population and area.
88,794
Name the 100 biggest metro areas in the U.S.
84,901
Name the biggest urban areas in the United Kingdom.
58,757
How many of the world's largest English-speaking cities can you name?
57,828
For each language, name the biggest city that speaks it.
55,591
Major problems on the horizon for some of these countries.
53,810
For each decade, name the 10 biggest American cities.
52,082
Thinking of meaty sandwiches might get you a couple.
51,365
Knowing the cities of China will help you get B, G, Q, S, U, X and Z.
50,850
Can you guess the five most populated countries in each continent?
50,499
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1900.
48,908
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Italy?
48,539
#1 used to start with P.
48,283
I remember when this was all orange groves... Far as the eye could see.
46,473
Guess every major city in the world by guessing any city within 1,000 kilometers. With a map!
45,872
How many of France's biggest cities can you name?
44,969
Six Texas cities make the list.
41,666
Updated! Name the 20 biggest cities in Texas.
40,042
How many of Canada's 24 biggest cities can you name?
39,277
Guess Europe's biggest cities starting with each letter A-Z.
39,002
Tahrir Square alone can hold 300,000.
38,694
Name the 5 biggest cities in selected countries.
36,745
The world's biggest city starts with T. The next 18 aren't so easy.
36,385
Guess the biggest world cities that start with the letter S.
36,247
Updated again! Name the 100 islands with the highest population.
35,179
Can you name the most populous city in each U.S. state?
34,411
Can you name the biggest urban areas in Australia?
34,222
Guess the 15 biggest world cities that start with the letter D.
33,985
Name the most populous national capital cities.
33,835
Three of these agglomerations have over 20 million residents!
33,121
Guess the largest U.S. cities whose names consist of two words.
32,663
Try to name Spain's 20 biggest cities.
32,451
Name the biggest cities in the U.S. start with D
32,226
Guess the 18 biggest world cities that start with the letter P.
31,554
#1 has almost as many people as Australia.
30,787
Name the world metro areas that have the highest Jewish population.
30,049
Very few people will get #1 correct.
29,925
How many of the world's largest Spanish-speaking cities can you name?
28,560
Name the most populous metro areas in the Nordic countries.
28,269
Name the world's biggest majority-Muslim cities.
27,592
For each year, name the 10 largest cities in the world of that year.
27,318
Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with C.
27,107
Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with A.
26,747
Guess the 13 biggest world cities that start with the letter H.
26,517
Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with S.
26,491
Based on the biggest city, name the island.
26,479
Elvis lived in #1.
26,457
Name all the countries that have a population of at least 50 million people.
25,889
Name the most populous urban areas within 10 miles of the Mediterranean Sea.
25,838
Can you name the ten biggest European countries in terms of population?
25,721
By 2100, Africa's population is projected to grow from 1 billion to 3.6 billion. Yikes!
25,547
Name the world's 100 largest urban areas - with the help of a map!
25,476
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Florida?
25,113
With the first letter as a hint!
25,075
Name the biggest U.S. cities that start with the letter P.
25,030
Can't say I'd want to live in many of these places.
24,855
Can you name the 36 urban agglomerations that have a population of at least 10 million?
24,793
Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with N.
24,431
Name the second biggest city in these countries.
24,044
Unless you've been to Japan, good luck naming more than four!
23,408
Name the fastest growing and shrinking American cities.
23,314
Can you name the 23 nations that have at least one urban area with 10,000,000 or more inhabitants?
23,142
Name the countries of the world that have a higher population than any of their neighbors.
22,863
Name the biggest cities in Latin America.
22,770
I finally got around to making it!
22,504
#1 should be easy.
22,493
How many of Russia's 24 biggest cities can you name?
22,297
Name the biggest cities in the United States that start with B.
22,234
Name the 15 most populous European cities with the help of a map.
22,066
Without seeing the countries as a hint, can you guess the capitals of the world's 20 most populous countries?
20,444
Name the biggest American cities in the year 1900.
20,410
Can you name the 15 biggest cities in New York?
20,316
Try to name the most populous urban areas in the Commonwealth of Nations.
19,990
Most people only know 3.
19,343
For each century, name the ten biggest cities in Europe.
19,304
Name the cities that were the most populous on Earth at any time from 1000 B.C. - 2000 A.D.
19,069
For the geography-bowl types.
18,809
Try to guess the most populous cities in Europe in the year 1700.
18,376
Can you name the biggest cities in England for these years in history?
18,275
For each island, name its biggest city.
18,163
For better or worse, Ohio is a microcosm of America.
17,692
Name the biggest city in each time zone.
17,666
How many of the world's 200 most populous urban areas can you name?
17,627
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Pennsylvania by metro area population?
17,180
With the first letter as a hint.
17,119
Name the 200 biggest cities in the United States by city proper population.
17,051
16,216
Huge cities you've probably never heard of.
16,123
Can you name the ten biggest Asian countries in terms of population?
15,448
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1950.
15,442
There are nine U.S. states with a population greater than 10 million. Can you name them all in 90 seconds?
15,293
Name all the countries that have a population of at least 100 million people.
15,264
Can you name the ten biggest African countries in terms of population?
15,018
For each continent, name the five countries that are projected to have the highest population in the year 2050.
14,197
What countries are the most "overpopulated" or "underpopulated" compared to what their population would be if the entire world had the same population density.
14,027
Name the biggest urban areas that are only the second biggest in their country.
13,404
Name the American cities that have a population of over one million within the city limits.
13,372
For example, what's the largest city on the Great Lakes?
13,256
For each year, name the 10 most populous countries and empires.
13,207
Can you name the fifteen most populous countries that border the Pacific Ocean?
13,193
Name the 15 most populous Asian cities with the help of a map.
12,988
Using the map, name the 15 most populous cities in the Middle East.
12,955
Name the countries with the highest population that aren't in Asia.
12,866
Name the 20 most populous cities in Brazil.
12,735
The largest cities with four letters + some bonus cities!
12,643
Name the five biggest cities in the world whose names start with these letters.
12,606
Name the most populous countries and empires in the year 1800.
12,248
Which countries have the most people in each "quarter" of the map?
12,232
Name the most populous official cities in the United Kingdom.
12,031
Guess the countries that are projected to lose the greatest number of residents between 2017 and 2070.
12,020
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Michigan by metro area population?
11,714
Name the biggest cities in the world whose names consist of two words.
11,689
I give you a region, you give me the biggest city by metropolitan size.
11,596
Can you figure out the five largest urban areas in each continent?
11,502
Can you guess the fifteen most populous countries whose names end in "ia"?
11,283
Can you name the 10 European countries with the highest population density?
11,255
Name the biggest modern-day cities that are located within the former territory of the Roman Empire.
11,187
Name the five biggest cities in the world whose names start with these letters.
11,056
Name the most populous cities that aren't the capital of their country.
10,888
Can you name the 20 most populous cities in the year 1850?
10,840
Can you guess the states of the U.S.A. with the highest percent population growth since 1960?
10,818
Can you name the ten most populous countries that border the Indian Ocean?
10,408
10,371
10,287
How many of the 200 most populous urban areas in Europe can you name?
10,087
Can you name the 10 Asian countries that have the highest population density?
10,064
Name the 15 most populous South American cities with the help of a map.
10,049
Name the biggest world cities that aren't in Asia.
10,013
Name the countries that added the most people in each decade.
9,954
Name the cities with an urban area population of at least 3 million.
9,786
Try to name the biggest cities in Colorado.
9,711
The Edge of Reason! The ultimate U.S. geography challenge. You will fail.
9,671
Can you name the 2 largest cities by urban area population if I give you their first two letters?
9,563
The biggest cities that are the second-biggest in their state.
9,124
Name the cities in the United States that are more populous than any other U.S. city within 200 kilometers.
9,058
Name the biggest modern-day urban areas whose territory was once part of the Spanish Empire.
8,978
Land of microbrews, coffee, and software.
8,889
Can you name the metro areas in Canada that have a population of at least 100,000?
8,835
Name the 10 state capitals that have the highest population.
8,825
Can you name the 15 most populous municipalities in Netherlands?
8,630
Name the world cities that are more populous than any other within 1,000 kilometers.
8,393
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in North Carolina?
8,364
What are the ten most populous cities located in each of the four hemispheres? (With a map)
8,343
Name the ten northernmost cities with an urban area population greater than 10 million.
8,322
For each country, name the biggest city that lies on its coast.
8,200
Can you name the largest urban agglomerations below the Equator?
8,186
Name the 10 most populous cities in Switzerland.
7,951
Name the modern-day countries whose current territory had the highest population in the year 1 A.D.
7,931
Name the countries that have experienced the greatest episodes of population loss since 1960.
7,930
I give you two letters, you name the country with the largest population that begins with those letters.
7,765
Name the 10 Asian countries which saw the largest nominal population growth between 2000 and 2015.
7,622
Try to guess the biggest cities in Poland.
7,505
Name the American cities that have the highest Hispanic or Latino population.
7,450
Can you name the places with official city status on the island of Ireland?
7,425
Name the biggest modern-day urban areas that were controlled by the Axis powers.
7,379
Name the most populous national capital cities that are not in Asia.
7,217
7,180
Updated for 2014! Name the biggest cities in New Jersey.
7,126
Name the biggest modern-day cities that are located within territory conquered by Alexander the Great.
7,082
For each country, guess the northernmost city with an urban-area population of at least 1 million.
6,627
6,605
Guess these thirty states based on their second biggest city.
6,543
Can you name the 15 most populous urban areas in New Zealand?
6,441
Name the countries whose populations are projected to increase the most between 2017 and 2070.
6,405
Guess the biggest cities in Mexico according to the 2010 census.
6,188
6,163
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Illinois?
6,146
Name the largest metropolitan area in the following regions.
6,130
Name the biggest cities in Arizona.
5,942
Try to name the islands in Europe with more than 10k inhabitants.
5,930
Name world's most populous urban areas whose centre is within 50km of an international border.
5,918
Name the biggest cities in Virginia.
5,849
Can you name the 15 most populous urban areas in Sweden?
5,771
5,661
For each latitude range, name the urban area with the highest population.
5,611
One of these cities is sometimes called "Title Town".
5,437
Fill-in-the-blanks of the names of the 100 largest urban areas in China.
5,391
It's chowdah. Say it right!
5,327
Can you name the 15 most populous cities in Turkey?
5,296
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Tennessee?
5,217
Difficulty level: hard.
4,872
One of these cities is too busy to hate.
4,813
Name the world's most populous urban areas that get less than 250mm of rainfall per year.
4,737
"This is the place", said Brigham Young.
4,544
Can you name the 20 biggest cities in Indiana?
4,283
Name the biggest cities in Louisiana.
4,248
4,191
How many cities of India can you name that have an urban agglomeration population of at least 1 million people?
4,124
Where young people go to retire.
3,903
3,810
Chuck Berry lived in one of these cities.
3,800
3,733
3,720
Name the 15 biggest cities in Portugal.
3,608
3,606
How many cities of China can you name that have an urban agglomeration population of at least 1 million people?