Really Hard Geography Questions

Try…to answer these outrageously difficult geography questions
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Last updated: January 15, 2015
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What mountainous Asian country is very close to the size of Texas?
Afghanistan
The city of Nieuw-Nickerie is the capital of the Nickerie district in what South American country?
Suriname
The Okavango Delta is one of the world's largest inland deltas in which country?
Botswana
What Polynesian island located north of New Zealand in the Pacific, is sometimes referred to as the "Rock of Polynesia"?
Niue
Calypso music, characterized by rhythmic vocals, can be traced to which Caribbean nation?
Trinidad and Tobago
Which African country is named after the Namib desert, one of the oldest in the world?
Namibia
Which island in the Pacific Ocean, displays it's ornamental tree on it's flag, which also serves as it's main export?
Norfolk Islands
What is the only country in Central America that has English as its main language?
Belize
The Neman River drains into the Curonian lagoon in which Baltic country?
Lithuania
Jacob Roggeveen was an explorer who is credited for naming what mystical island based on the day at which he first saw it?
Easter Island
What is one of the poorest, and least populous province in Laos?
Sekong
New Hampshire, a New England state, borders which Canadian province?
Quebec
The Iguazu River is the main tributary of what South American river?
Parana River
North of Khartoum the Nile is known as what?
White Nile
Lake Iskanderkul, a glacial mountain lake, is located in the Sughd Province of which Asian country?
Tajikistan
What is the most frequently spoken foreign language in Mongolia?
Russian
What Israeli city has the second largest economy in the Middle East after Dubai?
Tel Aviv
The coat of arms of Greenland contains what mammal whose species include sun and polar?
Bear
What is the smallest Canadian province in terms of population?
Prince Edward Island
Kuressaare is the capital of Saaremaa, an island of what country?
Estonia
The Epic of Manas is a poem dating back to the 18th century whose 40 warriors gave inspiration to the flag of which Asian country?
Kyrgyzstan
What is the most populous city in the well known Ring of Fire?
Tokyo
Titograd is the former name of what Balkan capital?
Podgorica
What city in central Croatia is located at the intersection of the Kupa, Sava, and Odra rivers?
Sisak
What is the longest river in Poland?
Vistula River
Xalapa is the capital city of the state of Veracruz in what country?
Mexico
The city of Nuuk is on the side of Greenland that borders which strait?
Davis Strait
The Indus River flood plain is near what large coastal city?
Karachi
Hyderabad is a city whose history includes being ruled by what dynasty?
Qutb Shahi
What is the smallest country on the Horn of Africa?
Djibouti
The Ptolemaic Kings received war elephants from what present day nation in the Horn of Africa?
Eritrea
Anguilla is an overseas territory of what European nation?
United Kingdom
What Russian cities lies on the Gulf of Finland?
St. Petersburg
The Aburra Valley is one of the most northernmost parts of the Andes Moutain range and home to the second biggest city in Colombia. Name that city.
Medellin
The Guayas River flows through the largest city in Ecuador, which is?
Guayaquil
Memphis is a large city in Tennessee and also a city in what country?
Egypt
Hadrian's Wall is a much visited monument in the UK. It was built by Roman emperor Hadrian during the 1st century. Hadrian also rebuilt the famous Panthenon, located in which modern-day city?
Rome
The Rupiah is a variation of the currency Rupee, similar to the ones used in Pakistan and India. The variation is used as a name for currency in which country?
Indonesia
If you were to go west from Helsinki, the way the crow flies, eventually you would hit the Aland Islands, situated at the lower portion of what gulf?
Gulf of Bothnia
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Level 78
Mar 8, 2014
needs more time! very difficult quiz
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Level 45
Mar 12, 2014
Man, this quiz is ridiculous in timing. I have only reached half of it and I saw I have 20 seconds left.

And also Lithuania is not an Eastern European state - bad tip. It is a Baltic State.

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Level 53
Mar 12, 2014
Sorry about time...everything fixed!
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Level 31
Apr 5, 2014
Norfolk Islands are in the Tasman Sea, not the Indian Ocean
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Level 68
May 14, 2014
Panthenon should be Pantheon.
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Level 69
Oct 6, 2014
I got 30.... this quiz lives up to its name, needless to say.
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Level 55
Oct 10, 2014
Since Nile is already mentioned in the question it seems redundant to have to say White Nile. Could you accept just White?
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Level 48
Oct 13, 2014
Norfolk Island is in the Pacific Ocean, not the Indian Ocean. *~*
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Level 65
Nov 19, 2014
I managed once I learnt Qutb shahi and Guayaquil
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Level 74
Dec 18, 2014
Norfolk Island is in the Pacific or the Tasman Sea, but definitely not the Indian Ocean.
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Level 65
Jan 14, 2015
Please correct the error about Norfolk Island being in the Indian Ocean

Put in Christmas Island at least it's on the north western side of Australia

ie Indian Ocean........

Change the connection regarding the flag though.

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Level 65
Jan 15, 2015
Thanks for fixing Norfolk islands location.
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Level 74
Mar 13, 2015
PEI should be accepted for Prince Edward Island
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Level 56
Jun 9, 2020
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Level 38
May 22, 2015
Aren't Yukon and Nunavut less populate than Price Edward Island?
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Level 65
Jun 12, 2015
Indeed they are! But the question asked for a province; Yukon and Nunavut are territories, a territory being a less autonomous subdivision.
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Level 48
Nov 14, 2015
The Qutb Shahi were not the only dynasty to rule Hyderabad. Although that is not indicated, it is somewhat confusing. See more about the history of Hyderabad on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Hyderabad
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Level 58
Mar 19, 2016
Could you accept Qutub Shahi? I tried Asaf Jahi, Qutub Shahi and Kakatiyas, and none worked.
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Level 32
Jan 8, 2018
you should say "and ancient large city" because Memphis Egypt no longer exists; it was replaced by Giza.
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Level 73
Feb 3, 2019
The White Nile is South of Khartoum, not north of it. North of Khartoum is simply the Nile.
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Level 65
May 8, 2019
Could you accept pei as well as prince edward island?
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Level 60
Aug 21, 2019
ugh, got 38/39, missed qutb
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Level 54
Jan 28, 2020
Love the quiz. Got 29