Geography Trivia Questions #20Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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Magyars are from which country?
Hungary - Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe.
The Levantine Basin is located in which sea?
Mediterranean - The Levantine Basin is the easternmost part of the Mediterranean.
Where is the Chalbi Desert located?
Kenya - This small desert is in the northern part of Kenya.
The world's largest alkaline lake was formally known as Lake Rudolf, what is its name now?
a. Great Bear Lake
b. Lake Turkana
c. Lake Edwards
d. Lake Titcaca
Lake Turkana - Lake Turkana is the world's largest permanent desert lake.
The world's first and largest operational space launch facility, where is Russia's main space launch site located?
Kazakhstan - The facility is called Baikonur Cosmodrome.
If you wanted to go down into the TauTona Gold Mine, which country would you have to visit?
d. South Africa
South Africa - This is the world's deepest mine.
With a population of about 13000, Rarotonga is a part of which archipelago?
a. Andaman Islands
b. Aleutian Islands
c. Gulf Islands
d. The Cook Islands
The Cook Islands - Rarotonga is the most populous island of the Cook Islands.
What body of water separates Canada and the United States?
a. The St. Laurence Seaway
b. The Saskatchewan
c. The Blue Nile
The St. Laurence Seaway - The Saint Lawrence Seaway allows ships to get from the Atlantic to the Great Lakes.
Mount Lhotse is located on the border of which nation?
Nepal - Mount Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world.
Approximately, how long is the Amazon River?
a. 7,000 km
b. 2,000 km
c. 500 km
d. 10,000 km
7,000 km - The Amazon is about 6,992 km long and is ranked second in the world.
Which of these mountain ranges is the longest?
a. The Andes
b. The Ural
c. The Alps
d. The Carpathian
The Andes - The Andes are the longest continental mountain range.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, where are the Western Ghats located?
India - The Western Ghats are also referred to as the Sahyadri.
Which islands would you find off Cape Cornwall?
a. Easter Island
b. Isles of Scilly
c. The Garneau Islands
d. The Cook Islands
Isles of Scilly - Cape Cornwall is part of Great Britain.
In geography, what is a cape?
a. An inlet
b. A flat topped mountain
c. A cold desert
d. A headland
A headland - According to Merriam-Webster, a Cape is a point or extension of land that extends out into the water.
What is the term for a person that draws maps?
c. A mapper
d. A chartographer
Cartographer - The word cartography comes from the Greek. It is both the study and making of maps.
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