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Put that atlas away. This week’s quiz is about geography.

1. The Golan Heights is a disputed area between which two Middle East countries?
2. If you sailed due South from Malta what African country would you reach?
3. Vorosmarty Square is in which European capital city ?
4. Kielder Water Reservoir is in which English county ?
5. In what European capital would you find the Arch of Constantine?
6. If you sailed due west from Manila which country would you reach ?
7. The Kara Sea is part of which ocean ?
8. Which two countries in the Caribbean are separated by the Windward Passage ?
9. Jamestown is the capital of which island in the Atlantic ?
10. The port of Sfax is the second largest city (population) in which
North African country ?
11. Which Island Country was previously called Somers Islands ?
12. Name the sea passage between Iran and the Musandam Peninsula of Oman which links the Arabian Gulf to the Arabian Sea
13. Which English Cathedral is known locally as ‘The ship of the fens’ as its prominent shape towers above the surrounding flat and watery landscape ?
14. The administrative region of France called Lorraine shares a border with
which three countries ?
15. The ski resort of Mont Tremblant is in which country ?
16. Ejer Bavnehoj at 564 ft is the highest point in which European Country?
17. What is the longest river wholly in Germany ?
18. The Arkanagan Valley wine region is in which Canadian Province ?
19. Name either of the two U.S. States that are rectangular in shape ?
20. The Pomeranian Lakes and The Great Masurian Lakes are in which
European country ?
21. The Costa Smeralda is on which Mediterranean Island ?
22. The Kulfi Desert is in which African country ?
23. The Bekaa Valley is in which country of the Middle East ?
24. The Caroline Islands are in which Ocean ?
25. What is the capital of the Canary Island Gran Canaria ?
26. Durres is the second largest Town/City in which European country?
27. The Lapworth Museum, The Ikon Gallery , The Museum of the Jewellery
Quarter are all in which U.K. city ?
28. What is the highest point in the whole of Ireland ?
29. Highclere Castle is the ancestral home of which Duke ?
30. Which U.S. State is nicknamed ‘The Bullion State’ and the ‘Show Me’ State ?

 

 

ANSWERS

1. ISRAEL & SYRIA
2. LIBYA
3. BUDAPEST
4. NORTHUMBERLAND
5. ROME
6. VIETNAM
7. ARCTIC
8. CUBA & HAITI
9. ST. HELENA
10. TUNISIA
11. BERMUDA
12. STRAIT OF HORMUZ
13. ELY CATHEDRAL
14. BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG & GERMANY
15. CANADA
16. DENMARK
17. THE WESER
18. BRITISH COLUMBIA
19. COLORADO or WYOMING
20. POLAND
21. SARDINIA
22. GHANA
23. LEBANON
24. PACIFIC
25. LAS PALMAS
26. ALBANIA
27. BIRMINGHAM
28. CARRANTOUHIL
29. CAERNARVON
30. MISSOURI

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