Geography: 10 questions

  1. Of the 14 countries which border Russia, which country has the shortest border at just 17 miles?
  2. What is the most southerly capital city in the world?
  3. Which river is the Grand Canyon on?
  4. What is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea?
  5. In which country could you visit the World Heritage Sites of Iguacu National Park, Salvador de Bahia and the Central Amazon Conservation Complex?
  6. Name either of the two landlocked countries of South America.
  7. Which country is entirely surrounded by South Africa?
  8. What is the name of the second highest mountain in the world?
  9. If you travel due east from Ho Chi Minh City, what is the first country you reach (other than Vietnam)?
  10. What is the name of the sea between Saudi Arabia and Egypt?

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  1. Of the 14 countries which border Russia, which country has the shortest border at just 17 miles?
    A: North Korea
  2. What is the most southerly capital city in the world?
    A: Wellington, New Zealand
  3. Which river is the Grand Canyon on
    A: Colorado
  4. What is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea?
    A: Sicily
  5. In which country could you visit the World Heritage Sites of Iguacu National Park, Salvador de Bahia and the Central Amazon Conservation Complex?
    A: Brazil
  6. Name either of the two landlocked countries of South America.
    A: Bolivia or Paraguay
  7. Which country is entirely surrounded by South Africa?
    A: Lesotho
  8. What is the name of the second highest mountain in the world?
    A: K2
  9. If you travel due east from Ho Chi Minh City, what is the first country you reach (other than Vietnam)?
    A: The Philippines
  10. What is the name of the sea between Saudi Arabia and Egypt?
    A: The Red Sea

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