Geography Trivia I

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Name one African country that borders the Mediterranean Sea.
Morocco / Algeria / Tunisia / Libya / Egypt
Name one country that borders the Caspian Sea.
Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran/ Azerbaijan
What American city has the busiest airport in the world?
Atlanta
What river carved the Grand Canyon in Arizona?
Colorado River
Near which present-day city did the Oregon trail end?
Portland
Which major Chinese city lies at the end of the Yangtze River?
Shanghai
What is the most populated city in the southern hemisphere?
Sao Paulo
Which one of the original 13 colonies doesn't border the Atlantic Ocean?
Pennsylvania
Which present-day American city began as a small mining town in the Pike's Peak Gold Rush?
Denver
Which Mediterranean city is the second largest in France?
Marseille
What is the largest city and capital of the Italian region of Sardinia?
Cagliari
Which major Californian city lies on the US border with Mexico?
San Diego
Which major city lies on the Bosporus strait that separates Europe and Asia?
Istanbul
Which sea is located in between Italy and Croatia in Europe?
Adriatic Sea
Which east Asian city lies on the Han River and houses major technological companies such as Samsung?
Seoul
What major Japanese city lies on the northern island of Hokkaido?
Sapporo
What German city was once split in half by a concrete wall?
Berlin
What are the series of islands in western Alaska named?
Aleutian Islands
Which Emirati city holds the tallest building in the world?
Dubai
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What river seperates the American state of Texas and Mexico?
Rio Grande
Which Serbian city was once the capital of Yugoslavia?
Belgrade
What American state was once its own kingdom?
Hawaii
What strait separates the two major New Zealand islands?
Cook Strait
Which British island territory is thought to be bad luck for airplanes and boats?
Bermuda
What large American lake was found by Mormon pioneers in the 1800s?
Great Salt Lake
Which Chilean island holds giant heads originally carved by Polynesians?
Easter Island
What major Polish city lies on the Vistula River?
Warsaw
Which North American Great Lake is the only one to lie completely in the United States?
Lake Michigan
Which Italian state borders the Mediterranean Sea and holds the city of Florence?
Tuscany
What river separates Brazzaville and Kinshasa and two major African countries?
Congo River
Which strait separates the US state of Washington and the Canadian province of British Columbia?
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Which strait separates the United States and Russia?
Bering Strait
What large North American island was originally found by Vikings and is now ruled by Denmark?
Greenland
What American city lies on Lake Michigan and housed the first skyscraper?
Chicago
What Greek island holds the city of Heraklion?
Crete
What small country lies within the Italian city of Rome?
Vatican City
What is the capital and largest city in the Australian state of Tasmania?
Hobart
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Level 49
Dec 9, 2014
Great quiz, but the largest city in the southern hemisphere is Jakarta
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Level 65
Jun 12, 2015
Point of politeness: the major Italian subdivisions are called Regions and not states (as would be the case, for example, in Australia, Mexico, or India).
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Level 58
Jun 7, 2017
Nice quiz. I would suggest however splitting it into two separate quizzes as the amount of questions is a bit overwhelming.
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Level 62
Nov 14, 2017
Easily the best quiz I have taken in a while