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Almost Useless Geography #1

Answer these Geography questions that you would (almost) never need to know.
Quiz by WolfCam
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Last updated: May 6, 2022
First submittedJuly 10, 2017
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Average score52.4%
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This is the only national capital that starts with Z
Zagreb
This is the only country in Europe to contain the word "and" in the commonly used name
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Yemen, Qatar, and this country all are the only country starting with their starting letter
Oman
If you go directly south from Detroit, this is the first foreign country you'll reach
Canada
3/4 of all Canadians live within 100 miles of this
United States
This nation is the only one to claim to have 100% literacy rate.
North Korea
This West African nation's capital is named for a U.S President
Liberia
Armenia is not recognized by this South Asian Country
Pakistan
This country is named for an element that is rarely found in that country
Argentina
Only two South American countries don't border Brazil, Ecuador and this
Chile
This is the only Non-European country to speak Dutch
Suriname
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The Caspian Sea is actually this type of Body of Water
Lake
The U.S offered to buy this island for 100 million dollars after WW2
Greenland
This landlocked U.S state's official state vegetable is the Watermelon
Oklahoma
New Zealand is named after a region of this country
Netherlands
This is the longest river in the world to flow South to North
The Nile
This continent is similar in size to Russia
South America
This is the only Asian country not to use the Metric System
Myanmar
This is the smallest island nation
Nauru
This is the only country outside of Africa to contain the word "Guinea"
Papua New Guinea
The American City is named Paris, has a mini Eiffel Tower, and is located in this Southern State.
Texas
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Level 84
Jul 10, 2017
Pretty sure I typed "Nile." It requires "The?"
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Level 64
Jul 10, 2017
Sorry, Nile works now
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Level 61
Jul 10, 2017
same with the netherlands?
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Level 71
Jul 10, 2017
The Nile flows south to north.
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Level 64
Jul 10, 2017
Good Point, Thanks
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Level 75
Jul 10, 2017
Hah, fun fact about Detroit :)
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Level 64
Nov 24, 2017
Thanks!
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Level 72
Jul 10, 2017
Ireland, Finland, Iceland, Netherlands, and Andorra also contain "and".
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Level 64
Jul 10, 2017
Yes, but it says the WORD and
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Level 60
Jul 11, 2017
Zealand is an island in Denmark not Netherlands.
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Level 64
Jul 11, 2017
Yes, but that is not what New Zealand is named for
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Level 55
May 6, 2022
in denmark its actually zeeland so its not danish
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Level 67
Jul 11, 2017
Got 19, could have gotten 100 percent if I tried harder. Great quiz!
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Level 67
Jul 11, 2017
Also I got oklahoma from wendover productions states video
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Level 64
Nov 24, 2017
Where do you think I learned it from? :)
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Level 34
May 6, 2022
Why if you go south of Detroit you will be in Canada???
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Level 58
May 6, 2022
Look at the map. Detroit lies directly above Canada’s long southerly protrusion into the USA.
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Level 43
May 6, 2022
"Somewhere safer" didn't work
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Level 74
May 6, 2022
Could you accept 'border' for question 5?
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Level 61
May 6, 2022
I thought Vatican City can claim to have a 100% literacy rate
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Level 65
May 6, 2022
I would be stunned if Vatican claimed anything less than 100% literacy rate.
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Level 55
May 6, 2022
The american city one with Paris and an eiffel tower the answer could also be Tenessee or Nevada just saying.
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Level 43
May 6, 2022
Not much time for this. The questions are long, so maybe add an extra minute so that you can read them first