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  1. Can you name the largest landlocked country in the world?
  2. Greece has land borders with Turkey and which other three countries?
  3. Which country is sandwiched between Romania and Ukraine?
  4. Name the only two landlocked countries in South America?
  5. In which ocean is the Seychelles?
  6. On an ordnance survey map what is represented by a pink triangle?




  7. Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the which country?
  8. Which Canadian province, the westernmost province in Canada, shares a border with Washington state?
  9. Two countries share land borders with Tunisia, can you name both?
  10. Which of the Baltic states is furthest south: : Estonia, Latvia, or Lithuania?
  11. Which two countries does North Korea share its northern land border with?
  12. Which country is bordered by Switzerland to the west and south, and Austria to the east and north?
  13. Which country is the largest in Africa?
  14. Which country borders Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south?
  15. The 49th parallel runs along the border of which two countries?
  16. Can you name the largest main island of Japan?
  17. Which country shares Panama's north border?
  18. Can you name the largest city on the equator?
  19. Which country lies to the north of Nigeria?
  20. Brazil borders all other countries in South America except two, name both?
  21. Name the second-largest country in Europe after Russia?
  22. Is the Tropic of Cancer in the northern or southern hemisphere?
  23. Where is Queen Maud Land?
  24. Which country is furthest south: (a) Kenya, (b) Eithiopia, or (c) South Sudan?
  25. Geographically, what continent are the Canary Islands part of?
  26. How far are the Falkland Islands approximately from the South American coast: (a) 300 miles, (b) 700 miles, or (d) 1300 miles?
  27. On an O.S Map with a scale of 1:25000, how many inches represent one mile?
  28. How many U.S. states are bigger than Britain?




Answers:

  1. Kazakhstan
  2. Albania, Bulgaria, and the Republic of Macedonia.
  3. Moldova
  4. Paraguay and Bolivia
  5. Indian Ocean
  6. Youth hostel
  7. Philippines
  8. British Columbia
  9. Algeria and Libya
  10. Lithuania (note: they actually run from north to south in alphabetical order!)
  11. China and Russia
  12. Liechtenstein
  13. Algeria
  14. Kuwait
  15. Candada and USA
  16. Honshu
  17. Costa Rica
  18. Quito
  19. Niger
  20. Ecuador and Chile
  21. Ukraine
  22. Antarctica
  23. (a) Kenya
  24. Africa
  25. Northern hemisphere (The Tropic of Capricorn is in the southern hemisphere)
  26. (a) 300 miles
  27. 2.5 inches
  28. 11