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What Country Is That From? Test Your Geographical Trivia Knowledge.

How well do you truly know the world? You may love traveling. Are you familiar with current flags, capitals, and languages? Do you know where the longest river is located or which countries have the highest mountains?

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What region of the world is the koala endemic to?

Tasmania

New Guinea

New Zealand

Australia

Australia
The Koala is very adorable! Though they aren’t bears, avoid calling them such. They live in eastern Australia and are marsupials.

Where is the rock monitor lizard, also known as the Legavaan, found?

Africa

South America

New Guinea

Australia

Africa
The second-longest lizard on the continent, the rock monitor is widespread throughout Africa. It is additionally frequently called the white-throated monitor.

What part of the world is home of the Paradise flying snake, also known as the Paradise tree snake?

Central and South America

Australia

Asia

North America

Asia
The Paradise flying snake isn’t truly able to fly, but it can go up to 100 meters by utilizing its ribs to glide between the trees. What a horrible thing.

On which continent is the geographic region of Central America located?

Central America

North America

Asia

South America

North America
North America’s continent contains Central America. South of Panama in South America, while north of Panama lies North America.

What capital city’s main geographical feature is the Thames River?

Sofia

Brussels

Copenhagen

London

London
London’s River Thames is direct across from Tower Bridge.

In geography, a region with little or no precipitation is referred to as a “desert.” Which of these is the biggest desert region, making up around one-third of Earth’s landmass?

Kalahari

Sahara

Antarctica

Greenland

Antarctica
Despite having a surface area of only 5.5 million square miles, Antarctica is the driest continent on the planet. With an annual average rainfall of barely 8 inches, it is nearly exclusively a polar desert.

What is known to exist in the Ukrainian lands to the north of the Black Sea from the perspectives of physical geography and ecology?

Sand desert

Low hills and forests

Steppes or plains

Mountains

Steppes or plains
The Pontic-Caspian Steppe, which runs from eastern Ukraine to eastern Kazakhstan, is located just north of the Black Sea.

What explorer painted a more realistic image of the real topography of the planet than the man who completed the second circumnavigation of the globe, which took three years to complete from 1577 to 1580?

Christopher Columbus

Ferdinand Magellan

Horatio Nelson

Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Drake completed his circumnavigation and became the first captain to survive the journey after Ferdinand Magellan’s had taken place a few years earlier. He vigorously explored the Pacific Ocean and claimed what is now California for the English during that time.

Which of these statements about Greenland is correct?

It is the second least densely populated country in the world.

Politically, it is part of Europe.

It is on top of one enormous volcano chain.

The island is the second-largest on the earth.

Politically, it is part of Europe.
The world’s least densely inhabited nation is Greenland, which also happens to be the biggest island in the world. Although it is physically a part of North America, it is not a sovereign state since the Kingdom of Denmark owns it. As a result, it is politically a part of Europe.

Sir George Everest, a well-known Welshman, is the name of the highest peak in the world. What kind of work did he do?

Actor

President

Surveyor and geographer

Defender of human rights

Surveyor and geographer
During his tenure as Surveyor General of India (1830–1843), Sir George Everest made significant contributions to the region’s geographic knowledge. However, the main thing that people remember about him is that a mountain was named after him. He never really saw it in his entire life, yet someone nonetheless gave it his name.

What Tennessee city is the exact geographical center of the state?

Nashville

Knoxville

Memphis

Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro
Middle Tennessee State University is appropriately located there as well!

Krahule Hill, known as the geographic center of Europe, is located in this country.

Slovenia

Montenegro

Slovakia

Austria

Slovakia
The Krahule Hill is located in Slovakia, however many people disagree as to where the true geographic center of Europe lies. It depends on how you define Europe, how many islands you include, or even if you only count the European mainland.

The names of this geographical feature in Nicaragua include San Cristobal, Concepcion, and El Chonco.

Geyser

Mountain

Volcano

Beach

Volcano
The 5-member volcanic complex that includes San Cristóbal and El Chonco is located close to Chichigalpa. One of the two volcanoes that make up the island of Ometepe in Lake Nicaragua is Volcán Concepción.

What American geographical feature is referred to by the name Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, which has 10 “A”s?

A Mountain

A Canyon

A River

A Lake

A Lake
Webster Lake, also known as Chargoggagoggmanchauggauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, is located in the Massachusetts town of Webster. Its place name, which translates as “lake split by islands” in Algonquian, is the longest in the country.

Excluding map supplements and special editions, how many issues of ‘The National Geographic Magazine’ are published each year?

12

36

52

24

12
It is a monthly magazine that instructs you on all aspects of local and global geography.

The capital of this geographically diversified state is Salt Lake City, which was founded by Mormons and is notable for the salty, desolate desert lake to the west of the city.

North Dakota

South Dakota

Utah

Nevada

Utah
Although Salt Lake City’s population is thought to be about 200,000, its metropolitan region may have up to 1,000,000 people. It is one of just two sizable cities in the American Great Basin desert region.

What geographic feature divides the 213 area code from the 818 area code?

A range of mountains.

A ravine.

A line in the sand.

A body of water.

A range of mountains.
The 213 area code is found in central Los Angeles, and the 818 area code is in the San Fernando Valley to its north. The two are separated by the tail end of the Santa Monica Mountains.

What region in the world is the pineapple plant indigenous to?

Argentina and Uruguay

Brazil and Paraguay

Ecuador and Peru

Colombia and Venezuela

Brazil and Paraguay
In Brazil and Paraguay, the pineapple initially appeared in a natural setting within the Paraná-Paraguay River drainage basin. Since then, it has expanded around the world, with Costa Rica and Brazil now producing the most.

Geographic North and South Poles remain in their current positions and have not changed.

True

False

False
These points were once thought to be fixed, but it is now recognized that they move somewhat owing to isostasy and tectonic plate movement.

What geographic phrase best represents a geological formation where the ground slopes downward from all sides?

Quartan

Quassia

Quaquaversal

Quean

Quaquaversal
In geography, quadrilateral objects like domes or cones are frequently referred to as mountains, etc. They seldom possess absolute quadriversity, but it does exist!

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