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Questions I

  1. Which area of Europe gets its name from from the Latin for 'on the other side of the woods'?
  2. Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Oceania, is in which country?




  3. The Amish Christian church fellowships originated in which country?
  4. Odessa is a large city in which country?
  5. The capital of which country is named after President James Monroe?
  6. From 1971 to 1997 what was the name given to The Democratic Republic of the Congo?
  7. Where is Torshavn the largest city?
  8. What is the largest island in the Caribbean?
  9. Which river is the second longest in South America?
  10. Can you name the scientific research station at the geographic South Pole?
  11. Who was the first European to reach Lake Victoria in Africa?
  12. Which country is known as the 'Switzerland of the Middle East'?

Answers:

  1. Transylvania
  2. Indonesia
  3. Switzerland
  4. Ukraine
  5. Liberia (Monrovia is the capital)
  6. Zaire
  7. Faroe Islands
  8. Cuba
  9. The Parana River (RĂ­o Parana)
  10. The Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station
  11. John Hanning Speke
  12. Lebanon



World Quiz Questions II

  1. Which city in the Yukon, Canada, is the city with the least air pollution in the world?
  2. Which country is called 'The Land of the Blue Sky'?
  3. Which Greek island is the second largest Greek island in population and area, after Crete?
  4. Which city is the burial place of the 20th-century emperor Haile Selassi?
  5. In which country was Che Guevara born?
  6. Which African country is directly north of Namibia?
  7. Bryce Canyon National Park is in which U.S. state?
  8. Varna is often referred to as the marine capital of which country?
  9. Which river runs through the Italian cities of Florence and Pisa?
  10. Saint Anton is a famous ski resort in which European country?
  11. Which country has been coined 'The Sunny Side of the Alps'?
  12. Coney Island is a peninsular and entertainment destination in which New York borough?

Answers:

  1. Whitehorse
  2. Mongolia
  3. Euboea (or Evia)
  4. Addis Ababa (the capital of Ethiopia)
  5. Argentina
  6. Angola
  7. Utah
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Arno
  10. Austria




  11. Slovenia
  12. Brooklyn
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