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Random "Hard" Geography

Can you answer these random geography questions that non geography geeks might find hard?
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1. The city of Timbuktu can be found in which African country?
Niger
Mali
Libya
Angola
2. The youngest country in the world gained independence in 2011. Name this country.
Cyprus
St. Kitts and the Nevis
South Sudan
Comoros
3. In which city in Asia is the Khyber Pass located?
Peshawar
Aden
Ahmedabad
Karachi
4. The most populated island country is located in two oceans. What is this country?
Australia
Madagascar
Taiwan
Indonesia
5. Which strait is the only connection between the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean?
Strait of Hormuz
Strait of Gibraltar
Strait of Magellan
Malacca Strait
6. In which city in Africa can people go to see an open topped museum?
Algiers
Luanda
Alexandria
Cape Town
7. Which country in Europe is famous for being the happiest country in the world?
Finland
Denmark
France
Italy
8. Which mountain range separates Asia from Europe in Russia?
Caucasus Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Himalayas
Ural Mountains
9. Which Chinese city is home to the major tourist attraction of "The Forbidden City?"
Beijing
Jinan
Shanghai
Guangzhou
10. Name the largest and most populous city in Ivory Coast.
Yamassoukro
Bouake
Abidjan
Man
11. What is the second-most populous city in Sweden?
Gothenburg
Malmo
Stockholm
Uppsala
12. Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and one other country all have territory in the Andes. Name the last country.
Venezuela
Paraguay
Suriname
Brazil
13. What is the capital of Wales?
Swansea
Wrexham
Cardiff
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14. What is the capital of New South Wales?
Perth
Sydney
Aukland
Denpasar
15. Which Middle Eastern country has a population most similar to that of Paraguay?
Syria
Jordan
United Arab Emirates
Lebanon
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Level 72
Apr 30, 2020
The Caucasus Mountains also serve as a border between Europe and Asia.
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Level 48
May 1, 2020
Fixed
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Level 57
May 3, 2020
Nice to see another Indian on JetPunk. It is actually not that hard