National Geographic Bee Winning Questions

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Last updated: May 7, 2020
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Year
Question
Answer
1989
Name the flat intermontane area located at an elevation
of about 10,000 feet in the Andes.
Altiplano
1990
Mount Erebus is a volcano on which continent?
Antarctica
1991
What type of landform is associated with orographic precipitation?
Mountain
1992
What do the initials EEZ stand for?
Exclusive Economic Zone
1993
Tagalog is one of the three main languages of which country in Asia?
Philippines
1994
The Tagus River divides which country into two agricultural regions?
Portugal
1995
Pashtu and Dari are the official languages of which country in Asia?
Afghanistan
1996
Which country is ruled by the President of France and the Bishop of Urgell?
Andorra
1997
What is the most densely populated country in Asia?
Singapore
1998
Which country with over 80 million people is the most populous in the EU?
Germany
1999
What is the name for usually cold ocean temperatures in the east Pacific?
La Nina
2000
Name two of the three largest sections of Denmark, which
include its mainland peninsula and two largest islands.
Two of the three:
Jutland | Sjaelland | Fyn
2001
Below the equilibrium line of glaciers there is a region of
melting, evaporation, and sublimation. Name this zone.
Zone of Ablation
2002
Lop Nur, a depression in the Tarim Basin, is in which country?
China
2003
Goa, a state in southwestern India, belonged to which country until 1961?
Portugal
2004
Peshawar, a city in Pakistan, is near what historic pass?
Khyber Pass
2005
Lake Gatún, a lake part of the Panama Canal
system, was created by damming which river?
Chagres River
2006
Name the mountains that extend across much
of Wales, from the Irish Sea to the Bristol Channel.
Cambrian Mountains
2007
Which city, Vietnam's capital from 1802-1945 is
still an important cultral center?
Hue
2008
Cochabamba is the third-largest city in what country?
Bolivia
2009
Timis County is in the western part of what European country?
Romania
2010
Which city, the largest in northern Haiti was renamed in 1804?
Cap-Haitien
2011
The southern part of Mt. Everest is located
in which Nepalese national park?
Sagarmatha
National Park
2012
Which Bavarian city was a legislative seat
of the Holy Roman Empire from 1663 to 1806
Regensburg
2013
Which Ecuadorian peak is the farthest point from the earth's center?
Chimborazo
2014
Oyala, a planned city in the rainforest 65 miles east
of Bata is being built as a future capital for which country?
Equatorial Guinea
2015
Mariupol, is city on which sea, an arm of the Black Sea?
Sea of Azov
2016
Isla Wolf has abundant wildlife and is in
what archipelago in the Pacific Ocean?
Galapagos Islands
2017
What mountain range separates the
Taklimakan Desert from the Tibetan Plateau?
Kunlun Mountains
2018
Lebanon has a population most similar to which South American country?
Paraguay
2019
One-third of Norway’s northernmost county is in what plateau?
Finnmark Plateau
2020
Cancelled due to COVID-19
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Level 48
Mar 6, 2020
There seems to be a wild variety of difficulty here.
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Level 68
Mar 6, 2020
I agree
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Level 48
Mar 6, 2020
I made it to the state level of the National Geographic Bee in eighth grade, albeit in one of the least populous states.
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Level 68
Mar 6, 2020
Cool. Both people owning this account have too. One of them (not me) made it to nationals.
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Level 48
Mar 6, 2020
This is the first time the knowledge about Chimborazo has come in handy. I would like to thank Randall Munroe.
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Level 60
Mar 6, 2020
Nice quiz! Why isn't 'ablation zone' accepted, though?
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Level 68
Mar 6, 2020
Fixed