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Geography True or False #1

Can you tell if these geographical facts prove true or are just plain myths?
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Last updated: June 21, 2022
First submittedJune 21, 2022
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1. Greenland is larger than the country of Australia.
True
False
2. Greenland is the largest island.
True
False
3. Africa is the driest continent. (it gets the least precipitation)
True
False
4. The terms "United Kingdom and "Great Britain" can be used interchangeably to name the country.
True
False
5. Norway shares a border with Russia.
True
False
6. Florida is the closest US state to Africa.
True
False
7. Maine is the easternmost US state.
True
False
8. Canada and Denmark share a border.
True
False
9. Egypt is located in both Africa and Asia.
True
False
10. There are four countries that share a four-corner border.
True
False
11. There is a country that starts with the letter Y.
True
False
12. Texas is the largest US state.
True
False
13. Brazil is larger than the rest of South America combined.
True
False
14. Brazil is larger than the 48 continental US states.
True
False
15. Singapore is an island nation.
True
False
16. The country of Bosnia and Herzegovina has a coast.
True
False
17. The country of Uzbekistan is the only double-landlocked country.
True
False
18. The state of New Hampshire has a coastline.
True
False
19. Russia has the largest coastline out of any country.
True
False
20. Istanbul is the capital of Turkey.
True
False
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Level 75
Jun 21, 2022
Re (1) whether Australia is an island or a continent is a matter of ongoing debate. You can argue that one either way. Re (8), Canada and Denmark/Greenland are close to reaching agreement, but it is still awaiting the parliaments of Canada, Nunavut, Denmark and Greenland to ratify it before it becomes official.