Geography Quiz


Preview 20 Quizzes about Geography

What is the time required for the Earth to return to a given orbit with reference to a fixed solar star?

A. Lunar year
B. Solar year
C. Tropical year
D. Sidereal year


What is the name of the major desert in North Africa?

A. The Arabian Desert
B. The Kalahari Desert
C. The Gobi Desert
D. The Sahara


Which of the following is the most abundant element on the earth’s crust?

A. Iron
B. Oxygen
C. Silicon
D. Nitrogen


Which of these islands is biggest?

A. Madagascar
B. Honshu
C. Greenland
D. Cuba


Which South American country has the largest population?

A. Argentina
B. Brazil
C. Colombia
D. Peru


The Niagara Falls are in…

A. North America
B. South America
C. Africa
D. Europe


What is the time difference between longitudes?

A. 4 minutes
B. 6 minutes
C. 1 hour
D. 10 minutes


Mount Everest is on the border between China and which country?

A. Nepal
B. India
C. Russia
D. Vietnam


What of the following proves that the Earth is spherical?

A. Visibility of ships at sea
B. The stars
C. The moon and sun
D. Difference in timezones


Which country’s flag is this?
     
      A.     France’s
      B.     Switzerland’s
      C.     Poland’s
      D.     England’s


What’s the capital of the USA?

A. Boston
B. New York
C. Los Angeles
D. Washington DC


What’s the longest river in Africa?

A. The Congo
B. The Nile
C. The Amazon
D. The Niger


What is the shape of the Earth called?

A. Circular
B. Geiod
C. Sphere
D. Gae


Which country is this?
     
      A.     The UK
      B.     Indonesia
      C.     New Zealand
      D.     Iceland


The Core of the earth is made up of…

A. Mainly of iron in the liquid form
B. Mainly of nickel in the liquid form
C. Both iron and silica in the liquid form
D. Both iron and magnesium in the plastic state


What type of eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the sun and the moon?

A. Solar eclipse
B. Lunar eclipse
C. Eclipse of the Earth
D. Eclipse


The first person to sail around the world was…

A. Neil Armstrong
B. Isaac Newton
C. Ferdinand Magellan
D. Pavlov Michael


What’s the biggest ocean in the world?

A. The Atlantic Ocean
B. The Arctic Ocean
C. The Indian Ocean
D. The Pacific Ocean


The point directly within the Earth where earthquakes originate is called…

A. Comma
B. Origin
C. Focus
D. Epicenter


What is the instrument used to measure earthquakes?

A. Quake meter
B. Seismograph
C. Barometer
D. Wind vane


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