Geography

Check Out This Amazing Earth Quiz to Show Off Your Knowledge!

Parks, capitals, and monuments. There is no lack of information regarding global earth geography, from the United States to Europe, South America, and back again. By taking this quiz, find out how you compare to the rest of the world!

Where is the Grand Canyon located?

Arizona

Texas

Kansas

Hawaii

Arizona
On February 26, 1919, Arizona’s Grand Canyon became a national park, and today it is home to over 1,900 square miles of canyon.

Which state hosts the Indianapolis 500 every year?

Hawaii

Indiana

Idaho

Texas

Indiana
The Indianapolis 500 is an auto race that typically takes place in Indiana over Memorial Day weekend.

This northern European nation is renowned for its neutrality, first-rate timepieces, and practical pocket knives that can hold various tools. Which one of these is it?

Tonga

Turkey

Switzerland

Belgium

Switzerland
Since the formation of the Old Swiss Confederacy at the beginning of the 14th century, the white cross that appears on Switzerland’s flag has served as its field symbol. Only two national flags—the other being that of the Vatican City—are square.

Which state holds the nickname “The First State”?

Pennsylvania

Colorado

Georgia

Delaware

Delaware
Delaware was the first state in the Union to ratify the Constitution in 1787, earning it the title of “First State.”

The wall separating this nation’s East and West was torn down in 1991 after Gorbachev’s famous command, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall.”

Frankfurt

Beijing

Berlin

Jerusalem

Berlin
The U.S. delivered In 1987, President Ronald Reagan gave the now-famous “Tear down this wall” speech to Mikhail Gorbachev, the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, about the Berlin Wall that divided East from West Berlin. The division of the city began in 1961. The town rejoiced in 1991 as the Iron Curtain fell, and the wall was finally removed.

This nation is the home of over 600,000 nomadic Roma Gypsies and the fabled Transylvanian land.

Romania

Croatia

Greece

Serbia

Romania
The ancestral home of Dracula and up to 2 million members of the Roma ethnic group reside in Romania. Additionally, it serves as the Danube River’s European mouth.

La Paz and Quito, the two highest capital cities in the world, are located on this continent. The Southern Hemisphere is where the towns are situated.

North America

Europe

Asia

South America

South America
La Paz and Quito are in South America; La Paz is in Bolivia, and Quito is in Ecuador.

Which powerful European country lifts this tricolor flag of revolution?

Belgium

Uruguay

France

Indonesia

France
France has had many different flags over the years, but this one has flown over the nation since 1848.

In this image, which country is highlighted?

Germany

United Kingdom

Poland

Denmark

Germany
Along with North Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, Germany is encircled by these countries. Central Europe’s powerhouse, it.

This one is lit up by the Houses of Parliament along the Thames. Identify Sherlock Holmes’s residence.

Edinburgh

Berlin

London

Paris

London
The capital of the United Kingdom has long been the historic city of London, which the River Thames encircles (and, for even longer, England). This city has numerous masterpieces, but there isn’t enough time to see them all. Just think about the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Big Ben, the Globe Theater, Tower Bridge, etc.

What state became the 23rd state to join the Union?

Virginia

Hawaii

Alaska

Maine

Maine
Maine, the backdrop for many of Stephen King’s well-known novels, became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820.

This trendy Dutch city knows how to have a good time. Name that capital that enjoys canal hopping, biking, and tulips.

Copenhagen

Brussels

Amsterdam

The Hague

Amsterdam
All are welcome in the Dutch capital thanks to their motto, “I am Amsterdam”! Amsterdam is a cyclist’s paradise with more than 2500 bridges and a network of pedestrian roads. Visitors can visit Anne Frank’s house (see it here), the museums of Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Vermeer, and indulge in some legal marijuana, if that’s your thing. Amsterdam is also known as a party city.

Which nation does this picture highlight?

Turkey

Syria

Egypt

Romania

Turkey
Since the time of the Hittites, who ruled Turkey from roughly 1750 to 1190 BCE and had laws regulating gender equality, Turkey has supported equal rights for women. Turkey granted women the right to vote in the modern era before the US and most of Europe.

What is the name of this capital city that fostered musical talent, a favorite hangout for classical composers like Mozart and Beethoven?

Venice

Vienna

Budapest

Warsaw

Vienna
This “capital of classical music” hosted numerous jam sessions for classical composers. Numerous concertos by great musicians, including Mozart, Beethoven, Strauss, Haydn, and Berg, were performed in the Austrian capital. The genius, however, didn’t end there. Thinkers like Freud and Trotsky resided in Vienna at various points in time.

On the list of most standard U.S. place names, this capital city of the heartland has a name that is rather uninteresting and ranks first.

Columbia, SC

Madison, WI

Springfield, IL

Salem, OR

Springfield, IL
There are an astounding 35 Springfields in the United States. Illinois’s state capital is Springfield. Stained glass and statues of historical figures are used to decorate the interior of the city’s large dome of the Illinois State Capitol.

This third-largest nation in terms of landmass is linked to Denmark by a bridge tunnel that spans the resund to the southern city of Malmö.

Greenland

Finland

Iceland

Sweden

Sweden
Stockholm serves as Sweden’s capital, the biggest nation in Northern Europe. In 2000, the bridge-tunnel connecting Sweden and Denmark opened to traffic.

This continent is home to an astounding four billion people or more than half of the world’s population.

North America

Asia

Africa

Europe

Asia
An astonishing 4.2 billion people are thought to live in Asia.

This European powerhouse has the largest population and budget in the European Union.

United Kingdom

France

Germany

Italy

Germany
More than 82 million people call Germany home, and its GDP is $3.8 trillion. The Fatherland is still the most powerful nation in the EU despite losing both World Wars.

The largest metropolitan area of any US state capital, this one hosted the Olympics in 1996.

Atlanta, GA

Boston, MA

New York City, NY

Phoenix, AZ

Atlanta, GA
More than 5,000,000 people live in Metro Atlanta. An international multi-sport competition known as the 1996 Summer Olympics took place in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States, from July 19 to August 4, 1996.

There is a lot to discover in the rainforests that cover this continent. These are the two nations with the most extraordinary biodiversity on earth. Here, five of the world’s 17 “megadiverse” countries that border one another are located.

Africa

Europe

Australia/Oceania

South America

South America
Brazil and Colombia, two of the world’s most biodiverse nations, are in South America. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Latin America and the Caribbean are home to most of the world’s terrestrial life and various freshwater and marine species.

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