Geography: 10 questions

 

  1. If you ranked the continents by height of their highest mountain, which continent would come second?
  2. What is the capital of Pakistan?
  3. In which US state is the Grand Canyon?
  4. What is the largest of the Great Lakes?
  5. The Murray Darling river system is in which country?
  6. In which city would you find the major thoroughfare called Las Ramblas?
  7. What is the name of the waterway in Istanbul which separates the European side of the city from the Asian side?
  8. Because of its overseas territories, France’s longest land border is not in Europe. With which country does it have its longest land border
  9. What is the capital of Sudan?
  10. What are the names given to the two major branches of the Nile river

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  1. If you ranked the continents by height of their highest mountain, which continent would come second?
    A: South America
  2. What is the capital of Pakistan?
    A: Islamabad (the only capital city in the world to start with the letter I)
  3. In which US state is the Grand Canyon?
    A:  Arizona
  4. What is the largest of the Great Lakes?
    A: Superior
  5. The Murray Darling river system is in which country?
    A: Australia
  6. In which city would you find the major thoroughfare called Las Ramblas?
    A: Barcelona
  7. What is the name of the waterway in Istanbul which separates the European side of the city from the Asian side?
    A: The Bosporus
  8. Because of its overseas territories, France’s longest land border is not in Europe. With which country does it have its longest land border
    A: Brazil (which borders French Guiana, a part of France)
  9. What is the capital of Sudan?
    A: Khartoum
  10. What are the names given to the two major branches of the Nile river?
    A: Blue Nile and White Nile

 

 

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