Geography Quiz
Let's see how much attention you paid in geography class!
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Welcome, explorer!

What's your first name? *

 
{{answer_28327085}}, we'll start with some easier questions...

 
Where would you find the Mariana Trench?


 
That's right! You were paying attention after all ;)

At 10,994 m, it's the deepest ocean trench on Earth. Not somewhere you want to drop your keys...

 
Nope, it's not in the {{answer_28327086}}.

The Mariana Trench is in the Pacific Ocean. At 10,994 m, it's the deepest ocean trench on Earth. Not somewhere you want to drop your keys...

 
Nope—that's not even a real ocean!

The Mariana Trench is in the Pacific Ocean. At 10,994 m, it's the deepest ocean trench on Earth. Not somewhere you want to drop your keys...

 
What is the capital city of Australia?







 
Wow, your geography knowledge is impressive!

Australians couldn't decide whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the capital city, so they built a new one in between to stop all the arguing.

 
Nope, Canberra is the capital.

Australians couldn't decide whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the capital city, so they built a new one in between to stop all the arguing.

 
Bondi may be the surfing capital, but Canberra is the official one.

Australians couldn't decide whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the capital city, so they built a new one in between to stop all the arguing.

 
That's not even the right country! Australia's capital is Canberra. Auckland is the capital of New Zealand.

Australians couldn't decide whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the capital city, so they built a new one in between to stop all the arguing.

 
What is the northernmost capital city in the world?

(Of a country, not a state or region.)






 
You got that right!

Not only is Reykjavik the northernmost capital city, but it's among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world. Nice work, Iceland.

 
Reykjavik is the city you were looking for. :(

Not only is Reykjavik the northernmost capital city, but it's among the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world. Nice work, Iceland.

 
Which country is Bucharest the capital of?


 
Nice one, {{answer_28327085}}, Romania is correct!

Bucharest (sometimes called The Little Paris) is the 6th largest city in the European Union, after London, Berlin, Madrid, Rome, and Paris.

 
Sorry, {{answer_28327085}}, Bucharest is the capital of Romania, not {{answer_28327087}}.

Bucharest (sometimes called The Little Paris) is the 6th largest city in the European Union, after London, Berlin, Madrid, Rome, and Paris.

 
Now let's see how you go with some harder questions, {{answer_28327085}}.

 
Where is Mount Kosciuszko?


 
Nice one, Australia is correct!

Named by Polish explorer Paul Edmund Strzelecki in 1840, it's the highest mountain in Australia at 2,228 metres above sea level.

 
Would you believe Mount Kosciuszko is in Australia

Well, it is—even if you don't believe it! Named by Polish explorer Paul Edmund Strzelecki in 1840, it's the highest mountain in Australia at 2,228 metres above sea level.

 
What is the most mountainous state in the USA?


 
Correct! Most people think Colorado or Utah are the most mountainous.

A 34.48 carat diamond was discovered in West Virginia in 1928; the largest ever found in North America. People liked it, but they didn't put it on a ring...

 
You might think it's {{answer_28327089}}, but it's actually West Virginia.

A 34.48 carat diamond was discovered there in 1928; the largest ever found in North America. People liked it, but they didn't put it on a ring...

 
No, not even close—Florida is the flattest! The most mountainous state is West Virginia.

A 34.48 carat diamond was discovered there in 1928; the largest ever found in North America. People liked it, but they didn't put it on a ring...


 
What is the longest river in North America?


 
Good one, {{answer_28327085}}, the Missouri River is right!

It flows down into the lower Mississippi River north of St. Louis, forming the world's fourth longest river system.

 
Sorry, {{answer_28327085}}, the longest river in North America is the Missouri.

It flows down into the lower Mississippi River north of St. Louis, forming the world's fourth longest river system.

 
River, not rapper. The longest river is the Missouri.

It flows down into the lower Mississippi River north of St. Louis, forming the world's fourth longest river system.

 
What is the capital city of Venezuela?







 
No, it's Caracas.

Venezuela's hilly capital city has some of the tallest skyscrapers in Latin America, and had the world's highest ice skating rink until 2014.

 
Caracas is correct!

Venezuela's hilly capital city has some of the tallest skyscrapers in Latin America, and had the world's highest ice skating rink until 2014.

 
Well, {{answer_28327085}}, how did you find this quiz? *

Amazing work, {{answer_28327085}}!

You got all the questions right, which makes you a Master Geographer.
(Or a cheater... We can't be too sure.)
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Pretty impressive, {{answer_28327085}}!

You got {{var_score}}/8, which makes you an
Intrepid Explorer.
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That was tricky, right {{answer_28327085}}?

You got {{var_score}}/8, which makes you a
Junior Geographer.
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