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Best Geography Quizzes & Trivia Questions

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Simon Deignan2021-09-21
The world is truly a vast and fascinating place, full of wonderful places, wonders, and… trivia! So why don’t we jump right in and see what great Geography quizzes we here at Mentimeter have put together.

Don’t worry we have mixed up the categories a bit here so we won’t just be asking you about how a volcano forms… although that is absolutely fascinating. What? Too nerdy? Sorry. But we have put together quizzes about the world, countries, cities, and the colorful flags of those countries. Now who said Geography was boring.

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  1. General Geography
  2. World Flags 
  3. Capital Cities 
  4. Countries of the World

General Geography Quiz

Ok so we thought that starting out with a nice general quiz would get us in the right spirit. Time to look at continents, interesting landscapes, and more. We have been able to gather questions from all four corners of the world. Quite literally in some cases. Now test yourself and see how much you know.

 Geography Quiz

Geography Quiz

Trivia Questions

  1. What is the only continent with land in all four hemispheres?
  2. Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?
  3. Where is Angel Falls, the world’s largest waterfall, located?
  4. What is the state capital of New York?
  5. On what continent would you find the world’s largest desert?
  6. What is the capital of Ireland?
  7. What is the smallest US state by area?
  8. What is the tallest type of tree?
  9. True or False: Holland is a region in The Netherlands?
  10. What are the 5 Great Lakes?

World Flags

Plenty of colors, symbols, and some fascinating history behind each. There are countless different trivia questions we could have asked. Unfortunately we had to limit ourselves to one presentation but who knows, we may make more in the future. 

World Flags Quiz

World Flags Quiz

  1. How many coloured rings does the Olympic flag have?
  2. The Union Jack is the flag of what state?
  3. What two symbols appeared on the flag of the USSR?
  4. What is the only flag that does not have four sides?
  5. How many stars are on the Chinese flag?
  6. How many colors are used in the South African flag?
  7. What colours is the flag of the United Nations?
  8. Which country features a shipwreck on it’s national flag?

Capital Cities 

Capital cities capture our attention more than any other major cities on earth. From bustling metropolises to historical hubs, these iconic locations are nothing short of fascinating. So really it was only right that we dedicated a full Mentimeter quiz to the capitals of the world.

Capital Cities Quiz

Capital Cities Quiz

  1. How many European capitals does the Danube flow through?
  2. Fill in the blanks: The capital of Bulgaria is _ofi_
  3. What is the capital of Canada?
  4. In what capital would you find The Little Mermaid statue?
  5. On what continent would you find the city of Baku?
  6. What is the capital of Mexico?
  7. In what city would you find the Forbidden City?
  8. Fill in the blank: The capital of Cuba is _ _ van _ 
  9. True or False: Only 5% of Swiss people live in the capital Bern.
  10. Is Kathmandu the capital of Nepal?

Countries of the World Quiz

And finally we move onto my personal favorite topic here - the countries! No matter if you prefer the sunnier climate of South America or have a thing for the Nordics, we designed a question for you. Well what are you waiting for… let’s kick off this Countries of the World quiz!

Countries of the World Quiz

Countries of the World Quiz

Trivia Questions

  1. What is the only continent with land in all four hemispheres?
  2. Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?
  3. Where is Angel Falls, the world’s largest waterfall, located?
  4. What is the state capital of New York?
  5. On what continent would you find the world’s largest desert?
  6. What is the capital of Ireland?
  7. What is the smallest US state by area?
  8. What is the tallest type of tree?
  9. True or False: Holland is a region in The Netherlands?
  10. What are the 5 Great Lakes?

Want even more questions?

That’s what we love to hear. And we are certainly prepared. There are even more trivia questions on each of the individual template pages. So just click on the title and enjoy even more questions.

Now time for the answers to the above questions.

Answers 

General Geography

  1. Africa
  2. Colorado River
  3. Venezuela
  4. Albany
  5. Antarctica
  6. Dublin
  7. Rhode Island
  8. Redwood
  9. True
  10. Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario

World Flags 

  1. 5
  2. The United Kingdom 
  3. Hammer and Sickle
  4. Nepal (This flag is 2 triangular figures)
  5. 5
  6. 6
  7. Blue and white
  8. Bermuda (The Bermuda triangle is famous for lost ships)

Capital Cities

  1. 4 - Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade
  2. Sofia
  3. Ottawa
  4. Copenhagen
  5. Asia - It’s the capital of Azerbaijan 
  6. Mexico City
  7. Beijing
  8. Havana
  9. True
  10. Yes

Countries of the World

  1. Russia
  2. Poland
  3. Germany
  4. Romania
  5. The Seine
  6. Nigeria
  7. Japan
  8. Mozambique
  9. True
  10. Spain

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