Random Geography Quiz – 10 questions

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# 1: Perth is the capital in which Australian state?

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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.

# 2: The Meridian 120° east of Greenwich runs through which country?

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The meridian 120 ° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Asia, the Indian Ocean, Australia, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

# 3: If most Hispanic people in United States live in California and Texas, the probable place of origin for the largest number is:

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Mexican-Americans are by far the nation's largest Hispanic origin group, comprising 65% of the total Hispanic population in the United States.

# 4: The equator divides the earth into two:

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The hemispheres of the Earth refer to any bipartite division of the globe. The most common is the division by the equator into the northern and southern hemisphere.

# 5: In southern France, the Mistral is the name of:

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The mistral is a strong, cold, northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean.

# 6: Countries marked with green color on the map are members of which organization?

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Currently, OPEC has a total of 12 Member Countries. The organization was founded in September 1960 by five countries namely Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. They were to become the Founder Members of the Organization. These countries were later joined by Qatar (1961), Indonesia (1962), Libya (1962), the United Arab Emirates (1967), Algeria (1969), Nigeria (1971), Ecuador (1973), Gabon (1975) and Angola (2007). From December 1992 until October 2007, Ecuador suspended its membership. Gabon terminated its membership in 1995. Indonesia suspended its membership effective January 2009.

# 7: Which of the following cities has the largest population?

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Shanghai is the largest city by population with more than 24 million inhabitants. Johannesburg has about 4.4 million, Los Angeles 3.8 million, and Yokohama 3.6 million.

# 8: Where is the Sahara Desert?

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Sahara covers most of Northern Africa. It is almost as large as Europe or the United States. Some of the largest deserts in the world are: Antarctic Desert (Polar), Arctic (Polar), Sahara (Subtropical), Arabian Desert (Subtropical), Gobi (Cold Winter), and Kalahari (Subtropical).

# 9: If you land at O’Hare International Airport, you are in which country?

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Chicago O'Hare International Airport, also known as O'Hare Airport, or simply O'Hare, is an international airport located on the Far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, Unitred States.

# 10: Formosa is a former name for:

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Formosa is a former name for the island of Taiwan.

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10 Geography Questions

This geography quiz has questions about countries, cities, mountains, rivers, and seas – as well as world organizations, earth and space science, the environment, religion and culture. It’s a medium to hard mix for real globetrotters as well as young experts preparing for a Geo-bee challenge.

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