Geography Knowledge [Multiple Choice]

Multiple choice general geography knowledge quiz.
Quiz by ProGeographer233
Last updated: February 3, 2022
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1. Who was the first Prime Minister of Vietnam?
George Washington
Gitanas Nauseda
Ho Chi Minh
None of the above
Ho Chi Minh was Prime Minister of Vietnam since September 1945, until his death in 1969
2. When the Czech Republic was unified with Slovakia and parts of Slovenia, what was it's name?
The Czech Republic was unified with Slovakia and Slovenia and was called Czechoslovakia until the Warsaw Pact gave independence to many present-day European countries, making Czechoslovakia the Czech Republic
3. What was the previous capital of Kazakhstan?
Washington, D.C.
Kazakhstan's previous capital was Almaty until they changed it to Nur-Sultan on December 10, 1997.
4. When the U.S. stock market crashed on October 29th, 1929, what did the Americans later call it?
Día Negro
Black Monday
Black Tuesday
Black Wednesday
The civilians later called it Black Tuesday as a result of the start of the Great Depression
5. What was the first capital of the United States of America?
Los Angeles
The first capital was originally established as Philadelphia, then changed to New York City, then finally change to Washington, D.C.
6. What major Canadian city did the Americans take (called a different name back then)
This is actually a JetPunk fun fact that I wondered how many of you knew. It was called York back then
7. What is / was the full name of the city of San Antonio in Texas?
San Antonio de Bexar
San Antonia la Austin
Toro Negro San Antonia
San Antonio de Bexar la el Espanol
There is still some argument over whether it is still called San Antonio de Bexar, or it is nowadays just shortened to San Antonio
8. Who invented the bifocals?
Thomas Jefferson
Theodore Roosevelt
Benjamin Franklin
Queen Elizabeth II
Benjamin Franklin invented the bifocals as one of his many inventions
9. Where did the Beatles originate (specifics)?
The Beatles, like a few famous song writers and singers, started in Liverpool, England
10. Which British queen encouraged and supported the Confederate States of America and slavery?
Queen Elizabeth
Winston Churchill
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom supported slavery heavily
11. What ancient country did the "Icarus and Daedalus Flying Too Close to the Sun" come from?
Indus River Valley
The Icarus and Daedalus Flying Too Close to the Sun comes from ancient Greek Mythology
12. Which of these flags "copied" France's flag?
Germany's flag (middle choice) is horizontal, while France's stripes are vertical, therefore Mali's flag (top) "copied" France's flag. Ghana's flag (bottom) is horizontal and has a star in the middle, France's does not
13. Which of these flags is the flag of Poland?
The flag of Monaco and Indonesia both look almost identical to the flag of Poland, the federal government flag of Poland has a golden eagle on the top stripe, which is white.
14. What is the capital of the Canadian island province, Nova Scotia?
Halifax is and has been the capital
15. What is the biggest city by size in California, U.S.A.?
San Francisco
Los Angeles
The biggest city in California is by far Los Angeles (aka L.A.), being bigger than New York City when it comes to size
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