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50% Quiz - Geography General Knowledge

Can you answer these 20 geography related answers of medium difficulty? All questions are answered correctly by roughly 50% of quiz takers.
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This quiz uses a benchmark of 45% to 55% correct answers, observed as of 24 January 2023
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Last updated: January 24, 2023
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What island is shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic?
Hispaniola
What is the tallest mountain in the United States?
Denali
What is the French town that is closest to Great Britain?
Calais
In what country did Bossa Nova music originate?
Brazil
In what country did Gurkha soldiers originate?
Nepal
In what language are Kardashian and Sarkisian common surnames?
Armenian
What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc
In what country did Zoroastrianism start?
Iran
Who is the patron saint of England?
Saint George
What family name is shared by approximately 40% of Vietnamese people?
Nguyen
On what peninsula would you find the cities of Mérida and Cancún?
Yucatan
What was the capital of West Germany?
Bonn
What is the world's biggest freshwater lake by volume?
Lake Baikal
What river forms the eastern border of the West Bank?
River Jordan
What commonly-used map projection makes Greenland appear to be approximately the same size as Africa?
Mercator
In Russia, it's a Duma. In Israel, it's a Knesset. What is it in Great Britain?
Parliament
In Russia he's Иван, in the UK he's John, in Italy he's Giovanni. What is he in Portugal?
João
What river does the Three Gorges Dam dam?
Yangtze
What river passing through Lake Geneva?
Rhone
What West African country shares its name with a former British coin worth 21 shillings?
Guinea
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Level 40
Jun 4, 2023
I like this idea
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Level 71
Jun 4, 2023
Amazing idea. And I feel quite proud to have got 100% on the first attempt. I do recognise many of the questions from being on here every day! Maybe there can be a 25% quiz on the way too?!
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Level 65
Jun 4, 2023
Nice idea. Thanks. Nominated