Statistics for Random Geography by Country

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Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
SwitzerlandWhich mountain range covers most of Switzerland?Alps
95%
GermanyWhat is the capital of Germany?Berlin
94%
PeruWhich mountain range dominates Peruvian geography?Andes
91%
AustraliaWhat is the capital of Australia?Canberra
91%
United KingdomWhat is the currency of the United Kingdom?Pound
91%
On which peninsula is Spain located?Iberian Peninsula
90%
What is the smallest country bordering Germany?Luxembourg
90%
MexicoMexico is a hispanophone country, meaning they speak what?Spanish
89%
Which Moroccan city translates to "White House"?Casablanca
86%
IndiaWhat is the largest religion in India?Hinduism
86%
BrazilWhat is the most commonly spoken language in Brazil?Portuguese
86%
What is the capital of Tuscany?Florence
85%
South AfricaWhich country is entirely surrounded by South Africa?Lesotho
85%
TanzaniaWhich Tanzanian mountain is highest in Africa?Mount Kilimanjaro
85%
With which nation is Indonesia's longest border?Malaysia
84%
SpainWhat region, famously known for declaring its independence, is Barcelona the capital of?Catalonia
83%
FranceWhat river divides France and Germany?Rhine River
83%
What is Pakistan's national language?Urdu
83%
KazakhstanWhich nation was Kazakhstan a part of for most of the 20th century?U.S.S.R
83%
EgyptWhich Egyptian city is famous for a library and a lighthouse?Alexandria
82%
Which European nation colonized the D.R.Congo?Belgium
82%
What is Switzerland divided into 26 of?Cantons
82%
Which group of islands is claimed by both Argentina and the United Kingdom?Falkland Islands
82%
IndonesiaWhich Indonesian island is most populous in the world?Java
80%
IranWhat is the official language of Iran?Persian
80%
Which country exclusively borders Saudi Arabia?Qatar
80%
Which region of northeast Pakistan is disputed with India?Kashmir
78%
PolandWhat is Poland's second largest city?Krakow
78%
What is Switzerland's largest lake?Lake Geneva
77%
What is the Scottish term for a Lake?Loch
77%
ChinaWhich city was formerly known as Peking?Beijing
76%
Which region of southern Argentina is famous for glaciers, fjords, and steppes?Patagonia
76%
What is the most important crop of Vietnam?Rice
76%
Democratic Republic of the CongoWhat was the D.R.Congo's former name?Zaire
76%
Which reptile, living on its namesake island, is largest in the world?Komodo Dragon
75%
On which strait is the city of Tangier?Strait of Gibraltar
75%
ItalyWhat mountain stands over Naples?Mt. Vesuvius
74%
NigeriaWhat is the capital of Nigeria?Abuja
73%
The Tokyo Tower's design was based off of what other tower in Europe?Eiffel Tower
73%
Which Swiss mountain is famous for its steep faces and pyramid shape?Matterhorn
73%
What is the current name of Kazakhstan's capital?Nur'sultan
73%
Saudi ArabiaOn which body of water is Jeddah?Red Sea
73%
South Africa's location along the Atlantic and Indian Oceans makes it third in the world for attacks by what animal?Shark
73%
For which mineral was Argentina named?Silver
73%
Other than text, what appears on Saudi Arabia's flag?Sword
73%
RussiaWhat mountain range separates European and Asian Russia?Ural
73%
Which region is recognized as independent from Morocco by 85 countries?Western Sahara
73%
What is Tanzania's largest island?Zanzibar
73%
What language of northwest Spain is unrelated to any other language?Basque
71%
Which language is spoken mostly in the city of Guangzhou?Cantonese
71%
To which nation did Peru lose a department and two provinces in the late 1800s?Chile
71%
What is the largest of the Balearic Islands?Majorca
71%
New ZealandWhat is the largest city in New Zealand?Auckland
70%
Which Russian exclave does Poland border to the east?Kaliningrad
70%
With which nation does Morocco dispute Ceuta and Melilla?Spain
70%
CanadaIn which Canadian province is the city of Vancouver?British Columbia
69%
GreeceWhat is the largest building atop the Acropolis?Parthenon
69%
MoroccoWhich mountain range runs through much of Morocco?Atlas Mountains
68%
Switzerland has four national languages; Italian, German, French, and what?Romansh
68%
Which city lies directly across the Congo River from Kinshasa?Brazzaville
67%
What is Paris's largest airport?Charles de Gaulle
67%
Which region of Northern Greece was the birthplace of Alexander the Great?Macedonia
67%
Which Greek island was famous for a colossus?Rhodes
67%
VenezuelaWhich country does Venezuela claim half of?Guyana
66%
In which city is the Guggenheim Museum?Bilbao
65%
What region of Northeast France is famous for its sparkling wine?Champagne
65%
TurkeyWhich mosque in Istanbul used to be the world's largest church?Hagia Sophia
65%
JapanWhat is Japan's largest island?Honshu
65%
Which ethnic group has inhabited Arctic Canada for hundreds of years?Inuit
65%
Which city is well known for its beef made from Japanese Black Cattle?Kobe
65%
Which city is the French National Anthem named for?Marseille
65%
New Zealand was named after Zealand, a province in which country?Netherlands
65%
Which invisible line divides the Congo in two horizontally?Equator
64%
Which gulf borders Nigeria to the south?Gulf of Guinea
64%
What is the largest city in Tasmania?Hobart
63%
Which Indonesian volcano erupted in 1883, creating the loudest sound ever recorded?Krakatoa
63%
In which Russian city were the 2014 Winter Olympics held?Sochi
63%
United StatesWhat is the most populous city in the New England region?Boston
62%
What is the former name of Ho Chi Minh City?Saigon
62%
What is the largest dam on the Nile river?Aswan High Dam
61%
What is the largest Christian group in Egypt?Coptic
61%
PakistanWhat is the tallest mountain in Pakistan?K2
61%
Which branch of Islam is most commonly practiced in Iran?Shia
61%
Which region's flag has three armored legs on a red background?Isle of Man
60%
Which structure off the east coast of Australia can be seen from space?Great Barrier Reef
59%
Which lake in southern Kazakhstan has almost completely disappeared?Aral Sea
58%
ArgentinaWhat does Buenos Aires translate to?Fair Winds
56%
Which New Zealand city was struck by an Earthquake in 2011, killing 185 people?Christchurch
55%
On which mountain did Noah's Ark supposedly land?Mount Ararat
55%
What is the tallest water fall in the world?Angel Falls
54%
VietnamThe city of Can Tho is located on which river delta?Mekong
54%
Which Peruvian city was the capital of the Inca empire?Cusco
53%
Which regular meteorological event can cause incredible amounts of rain in Peru?El Nino
53%
Which landform, defined as deep inlets with high cliffs, is the South Island famous for?Fjord
50%
On which island would you find the city of Haikou?Hainan
50%
Which mountain pass connects Northwest Pakistan with Afghanistan?Khyber
50%
What is the most spoken language in South Africa?Zulu
50%
Which festival is held in Rio every year before the start of Lent, attracting nearly two million people?Carnival
49%
What was Istanbul called prior to being named Constantinople?Byzantium
48%
Nigeria has three official languages, Hausa, Yoruba, and what?Igbo
48%
In which Greek city would you find Apollo's oracle?Delphi
47%
What does "Florida" mean in Spanish?Flowery
47%
What is the current name of Stalingrad?Volgograd
47%
Which cape is Australia's northernmost point?Cape York
46%
What was the city of Gdansk formerly called?Danzig
46%
On which street in London does the Prime Minister live?Downing Street
46%
And which city, still the country's largest, was once capital before being moved in the 90s?Almaty
45%
What is the country's largest lake, which it borders on its east?Lake Tanganyika
44%
What is Neuschwanstein?Castle
42%
What is the largest city on Crete?Heraklion
42%
Which river flows through Frankfurt?Main River
42%
What are Karakoram, Hindu Kush, and Pamir?Mountain Ranges
42%
What type of warrior is Xi'an famous for?Terracotta
42%
What structure in Mecca attracts around 2 million people a year?Kaaba
41%
What is the closest foreign nation to Sakhalin?Japan
40%
If Pretoria is the executive capital, and Bloemfontein is the Judicial capital, what is Cape TownLegislative Capital
40%
What is the most populous city in Hokkaido?Sapporo
40%
Which region of grasslands, found just south of the Sahara, extends into northern Nigeria?Sahel
39%
Which national park, extending from Lake Victoria to the Kenyan Border, is known for its lion population?Serengeti
39%
Which river flows through Warsaw?Vistula
38%
What is the longest river in Alaska?Yukon River
38%
Which Aztec city was located on the current site of Mexico City?Tenochtitlan
37%
Which region of northeast Italy was an independent city-state in the 1940s?Trieste
37%
Which river makes up the South Africa-Namibia border?Orange River
35%
What is the largest city in the Amazon rainforest?Manaus
34%
Along which parallel does most of the U.S Canada border run?49th
33%
Which sea separates European and Asian Turkey?Sea of Marmara
33%
Which body of water separates mainland Italy from Sardinia?Tyrrhenian Sea
33%
Which island group is part of a territory with the Nicobar Islands?Andaman Islands
32%
What was Iran's major religion prior to Islam?Zoroastrianism
32%
What do the Vietnamese call the Vietnam war?American War
30%
Which region of southern Nigeria declared independence in the 1960s?Biafra
30%
What is the largest Native American reservation in the country?Navajo
30%
What existed on Wrangel Island until about 4000 years ago?Woolly Mammoths
30%
Which beach, along with Copacabana, is most famous in Rio de Janeiro?Ipanema
29%
Which island was occupied by the United States until 1968, when it was returned to Japan?Iwo Jima
28%
What state are Yoopers from?Michigan
28%
Which Canadian lake is deepest in North America?Great Slave Lake
27%
Ciudad Guayana and Ciudad Bolivar are both cities on which river?Orinoco
27%
What shape was the city of Brasilia built into?Airplane
26%
Which road famously used to connect Rome and Brindisi?Appian Way
26%
Which three letter lake is largest in Eastern Turkey and borders a city of the same name?Lake Van
25%
Which language of southern India is most spoken in Hyderabad, and also has many speakers in Chennai and Bengaluru?Telugu
25%
Which lake (technically a bay) is the largest in Venezuela?Lake Maracaibo
24%
Which state separates Chihuahua and Baja California?Sonora
24%
On which island are Akrotiri and Dhekelia?Cyprus
23%
What type of body of water is the Rio de la Plata?Estuary
22%
Which canal connects the North and Baltic seas?Kiel Canal
21%
What is the only Muslim majority region?Xinjiang
21%
What is another name for the Rub al' Khali?Empty Quarter
20%
What does "Dar es Salaam" translate to?Abode of Peace
18%
Which other large country does India share a tectonic plate with?Australia
18%
El Castillo is the central building in which ancient city?Chichen Itza
18%
What is the Chixculub?Meteor
18%
Which body of water separates Vietnam from Hainan?Gulf of Tonkin
16%
Which ethnic group, second largest in Poland, comes from southwest Poland along with parts of Germany and the Czech Republic?Silesian
16%
What mountain ranges stretches down Iran's western border?Zagros Mountains
16%
What is the southernmost French department?Reunion
15%
What is the name for the Indonesian portion of Borneo?Kalimantan
14%
What is Iran's second largest city?Mashhad
14%
What is New Zealand called in Maori?Aotearoa
13%
What is the name of the piece of land between Egypt and Sudan that neither country claims?Bir Tawil
13%
What are the Los Llanos?Grassland
10%
Which plateau in the south of Peru is highest in the world outside Tibet?Altiplano
9%
Which city in Northern Tanzania, has been proposed as the capital for the East African Federation?Arusha
9%
What is a willy-willy?Dust Devil
9%
What is the largest uninhabited island in the world?Devon Island
8%
Who is the Great Pyramid of Giza dedicated to?Khufu
8%
Which strait separates India from Sri Lanka?Palk Strait
7%
Which mountain range forms the border between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan?Tian Shan
5%

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