Geography Trivia I

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Last updated: June 17, 2022
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Name one African country that borders the Mediterranean Sea.
Morocco / Algeria / Tunisia / Libya / Egypt
Name one country that borders the Caspian Sea.
Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran/ Azerbaijan
What American city has the busiest airport in the world?
What river carved the Grand Canyon in Arizona?
Colorado River
Near which present-day city did the Oregon trail end?
Which major Chinese city lies at the end of the Yangtze River?
What is the most populated city in the southern hemisphere?
Sao Paulo
Which one of the original 13 colonies doesn't border the Atlantic Ocean?
Which present-day American city began as a small mining town in the Pike's Peak Gold Rush?
Which Mediterranean city is the second largest in France?
What is the largest city and capital of the Italian region of Sardinia?
Which major Californian city lies on the US border with Mexico?
San Diego
Which major city lies on the Bosporus strait that separates Europe and Asia?
Which sea is located in between Italy and Croatia in Europe?
Adriatic Sea
Which east Asian city lies on the Han River and houses major technological companies such as Samsung?
What major Japanese city lies on the northern island of Hokkaido?
What German city was once split in half by a concrete wall?
What are the series of islands in western Alaska named?
Aleutian Islands
Which Emirati city holds the tallest building in the world?
What river seperates the American state of Texas and Mexico?
Rio Grande
Which Serbian city was once the capital of Yugoslavia?
What American state was once its own kingdom?
What strait separates the two major New Zealand islands?
Cook Strait
Which British island territory is thought to be bad luck for airplanes and boats?
What large American lake was found by Mormon pioneers in the 1800s?
Great Salt Lake
Which Chilean island holds giant heads originally carved by Polynesians?
Easter Island
What is the largest Polish city that lies on the Vistula River?
Which North American Great Lake is the only one to lie completely in the United States?
Lake Michigan
Which Italian state borders the Mediterranean Sea and holds the city of Florence?
What river separates Brazzaville and Kinshasa and two major African countries?
Congo River
Which strait separates the US state of Washington and the Canadian province of British Columbia?
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Which strait separates the United States and Russia?
Bering Strait
What large North American island was originally found by Vikings and is now ruled by Denmark?
What American city lies on Lake Michigan and housed the first skyscraper?
What Greek island holds the city of Heraklion?
What small country lies within the Italian city of Rome?
Vatican City
What is the capital and largest city in the Australian state of Tasmania?
Level 53
Dec 9, 2014
Great quiz, but the largest city in the southern hemisphere is Jakarta
Level 62
Jun 8, 2022
Good call. I looked it up and the population of Sao Paolo's "city proper" is slightly higher; probably the question should be removed, or the wording changed.
Level 66
Jun 8, 2022
I thought it would be Jakarta too. I tried Sao Paolo. This quiz doesn't accept that spelling so I missed the question.
Level 69
Jun 12, 2015
Point of politeness: the major Italian subdivisions are called Regions and not states (as would be the case, for example, in Australia, Mexico, or India).
Level 68
Jun 7, 2017
Nice quiz. I would suggest however splitting it into two separate quizzes as the amount of questions is a bit overwhelming.
Level 65
Nov 14, 2017
Easily the best quiz I have taken in a while
Level 51
Mar 7, 2022
please add Diomede islands as they are a set of islands in the west of alaska. (yes i know thay are shared by russia but the still fit the answer)
Level 70
Jun 8, 2022
Warsaw is not the only major Polish city that lies on the Vistula, so does Krakow
Level 59
Jun 8, 2022
Nice quiz, but very US-centric
Level 60
Jun 8, 2022
35/37. I don't know my straits very well.
Level 47
Jun 8, 2022
Disproportionate number of questions about the US
Level 66
Jun 8, 2022
Can you take Strait of Georgia as an answer?
Level 62
Jun 13, 2022
You misspelled Sao Paolo you dunce.
Level 88
Jun 16, 2022
No need to be a jerk. Anyway, the correct spelling is actually São Paulo.