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Random Geography General Knowledge Quiz

In this quiz the questions change every time you play!
Can you find the answer to each of these questions?
There are 387 possible questions that could appear in this quiz!
Quiz by Stewart
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First submittedNovember 17, 2018
Last updatedFebruary 17, 2019
Times taken30,421
Rating4.32
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level 65
Nov 17, 2018
My pet peeve, it's Ayers Rock, not Ayer's. Not even Quizmaster gets that right. Nevertheless it was a very entertaining quiz.
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level 55
Nov 17, 2018
Sorry about that! Will fix it now. With 400+ questions there's bound to be a mistake in there somewhere!
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level 67
Jan 28, 2019
Lilylee wins the 'Golden Nitpick Award' for Nov. 2018... Congratulations:
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level 60
Aug 11, 2019
You still havent't run out of those rewards? you 've given hundreds by now.
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level 77
Nov 18, 2018
The question what state has the lowest population density cam straight after an Australian state question. Could be clearer - unless we are supposed to assume by default that questions are about the USA.
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level 75
Nov 18, 2018
Agreed! Confusing.
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Sorry about that! Some questions I have gone through every question and clarified those which needed it.
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level 58
Nov 18, 2018
Maybe I had bad luck but 8/20 questions about the US, one of them asking about the state flower of Kansas. The quiz idea is amazing, but really... state flowers??
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level 71
Nov 19, 2018
To be fair, Kansas does have the most iconic state flower, being the Sunflower State and all.
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
I have removed a few of the more US-centric questions, however remember that with many people taking this quiz, it is likely that a few people will end up with lots of questions from one particular area. It's how randomness works!
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level 61
Jan 27, 2019
I wrote sun for sunflower, but it didn't accept it :-(
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level 73
Nov 19, 2018
"What is a three-letter word for a professor from that university?" doesn't make sense in a randomised quiz
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Yep sorry about that, stupid mistake on my part, the question has been removed.
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level 78
Nov 19, 2018
Still there.
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Still waiting for it to be reapproved. Featured quizzes take a few hours for changes to go through.
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level 76
Nov 19, 2018
Bet the answer is "don".
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level 67
Nov 19, 2018
Is it really necessary to have highlighted boxes in this quiz? No other general knowledge quiz - or "random" quiz - has that. It's not like you can type a random answer and it magically appears somewhere, like in other quizzes.
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Some random quizzes do feature it, but in this case I think you’re right, it’s not needed. I have requested for it to be turned off. (Awaiting approval)
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level 69
Nov 19, 2018
"From what Roman title are the words Tsar and Kaiser derived?" Isn't this more of a history question?
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level 65
Nov 19, 2018
"What mountain range is id Massachusetts?" Ok, easy. "What tiny country is in that mountain range?" WTF
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Sorry about that, the second question shouldn't have been there. It's fixed in the update but waiting for approval.
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level 70
Nov 19, 2018
Fun quiz. Thanks Stewart! QM, the percentages don't seem to be showing up on this one.
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level 55
Nov 19, 2018
Since 20 questions are randomly chosen, there's no point in showing percentages since everybody gets a different set of questions. This is the case with all randomised quizzes.

The advantage is that you can refresh the page and play the same quiz, with a whole new experience!

You can also still go to the stats page after finishing the quiz (or appending "/stats" to the end of the URL to see how many questions people get right.
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level 53
Jan 27, 2019
have you thought of making a quiz with all 400 or so questions? probably would take too much time.
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level 55
Jan 27, 2019
Most of these are derived from various featured quizzes. The idea is to not overwhelm the player with 100s of questions, but rather a random selection each time!
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level 60
Jan 27, 2019
when it comes to northernmost city in the US, please define city, as in over 1000 people or something... Anyway, Barrow, Alaska doesn't exist anymore. They changed their name to Utqiagvik.
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level 55
Jan 28, 2019
Have added a clarification now. (Once approved)
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level 51
Jan 27, 2019
Pitcairn does actually have a tiny population of about 50 people.
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level 75
Jan 27, 2019
Loved this quiz, Stewart. Every darn time I missed two. I kept taking it and finally on the fourth or fifth time I got 'em all. Thanks for all the work you did.
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level 43
Jan 27, 2019
Lake Baikal contains 20% of the World's fresh SURFACE water, not 20% of the World's fresh water. Great quiz though!
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level 55
Jan 28, 2019
Fixed. (Once approved)
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level 70
Jan 27, 2019
scorched it .... 2:38 remaining
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level 61
Jan 28, 2019
So I got a question asking the english name for Kobenhavn (imagine a dash across that O), and then right below that a question asking which swedish city is across the bridge from Copenhagen. One kind of spoiled the other. I don't know if this is fixable, but I just wanted to give you a "heads up"
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level 55
Jan 28, 2019
Fixed that too. (Once approved)
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level 65
Jan 28, 2019
Why do we have to questions that have the same answer? Bengal is both a tiger and a bay, so if you guess one you get both questions right. We should only have one of those
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level 55
Jan 28, 2019
Sorry! I tried to remove all duplicate questions, it seems this one slipped through. Have fixed now. (Once approved)
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level 56
Jan 29, 2019
Alexandria is also an answer to at least two questions (second most populated city in Egypt and home of the greatest library of old)
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level 44
Jan 30, 2019
gulf stream is not an ocean
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level 36
Jan 31, 2019
you should accept "roissy" for "charles de gaulle" as it's what it's commonly named nice quiz!
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level 43
Jun 16, 2019
I typed in New York as a guess for the question that asks for the location of the American Coat of Arms and it accepted Cape York.
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level 73
Jul 16, 2019
"What is usually considered to be the northernmost city in the United States?" I'm curious why you worded it this way. Why not just "What IS the northernmost city in the United States?"
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level 38
Jul 22, 2019
Thought that the Maasai were native to Kenya, not Tanzania.
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level 58
Sep 19, 2019
Hi Stewart! Do we have permission to use these questions as well as several hundred of our own to make a harder version of this quiz? Or do you want us to use entirely our own questions?
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level 55
Sep 19, 2019
Hey Joshua! Feel free to use this as a baseline with your own additions :) Thanks for asking!