Two Truths and a Lie - Geography Edition

For each question you will see three statements relating to geography. But beware! Two are true, but one of them is lying! Correctly identify each incorrect statement.
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1. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
A cowboy from Argentina is called a gaucho
The capital of Sudan is Khartoum
Rio de Janeiro is the capital of Brazil
Brasilia is Brazil's capital
2. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
The island of Corsica belongs to Italy
Azerbaijan is on the Caspian Sea
The Nile River Delta is in Egypt
Corsica is a French possession
3. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
This is the flag of Laos:
This is the flag of Suriname:
This is the flag of Mongolia:
This is Laos's real flag: , the other was Cambodia's
4. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Glasgow is the capital of Scotland
Cleveland, Ohio is north of New York City
The Philippines gained independence from the United States
Edinburgh's is Scotland's capital. Glasgow is the biggest city.
5. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Dresden is the capital of Germany's Saxony region
This is the flag of Iceland:
The ruins of Machu Picchu are in Brazil
Machu Piccchu is near Cusco, Peru
6. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
India borders Myanmar
Syria borders Saudi Arabia
Senegal borders Mali
Jordan and Iraq lie between the two
7. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Australia is the world's southernmost country
Kobe, Japan is known for its beef
South Sudan is the worlds newest nation (according to JetPunk)
Chile and Argentina are farther south
8. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Seattle is not the capital of Washington
Japan has four main islands
Mount Everest is entirely in China
Everest is on the China-Nepal border
9. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
The city of Shenyang is in South Korea
Namibia got its independence from South Africa
The Mississippi River Delta is in Louisiana
Shenyang is in China
10. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan
Liberia was founded by a group of former slaves
The countries of these two flags border one another:
Trick question! Astana changed its name to Nur-Sultan in 2019
11. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Andorra is co-ruled by the Bishop of Urgell and the President of France
Stockholm has never hosted the Olympic Games
Romanian is a romance language
Stockholm hosted the Summer Olympics in 1912
12. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Venezuela is not on the Equator
The Tropic of Cancer lies at about 18.7° North
Mali is on the Prime Meridian
The Tropic of Cancer is actually about 23.5° North
13. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Luxembourg is the world's last Grand Duchy
Nepal is a communist country
Calgary is the capital of Alberta
14. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Someone from Cyprus is called a Cypriot
Baghdad, Iraq is on the Iranian border
The Orange River has its source in Lesotho
Baghdad is about 120 kilometers, or 75 miles away
15. Correctly identify the incorrect statement.
Indonesia's currency is the Rupiyah
Denmark, Sweden, and Norway were once united under the Kalmar Union
Oxford is the world's oldest university
The University of Bologna is the oldest, est. 1088
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Level 83
Sep 29, 2020
If you want to get technical with the Astana question, it would help if the other option wasn't also technically wrong. Liberia wasn't founded by former slaves, it was organised and founded by the American Colonization Society which was led by white people.