Most Americans Can't Get Over 65% On This World Geography Quiz. Can You?

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Answer the questions in this geography quiz to find out how smart you really are and how you weigh up against other Americans.

 Apr 26, 2020

1 of 22Pick your answer!

At about 5.5 miles high, _______ is the tallest mountain in the world.
Mt. Everest
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Mt. McKinley

2 of 22Pick your answer!

This US state is nicknamed The Golden State.
California
Florida
Alaska

3 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the capital city of Spain?
Madrid
Valencia
Vienna

4 of 22Pick your answer!

Would you have to cross an ocean to get to Amsterdam from Paris?
No
Yes

5 of 22Pick your answer!

Cairo is the capital city of which country?
Morocco
Iran
Egypt

6 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these Italian regions is NOT on the mainland?
Tuscany
Florence
Sicily

7 of 22Pick your answer!

______ is the only country that is also a continent.
Australia
USA
Europe

8 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the capital city of China?
Shenzhen
Shanghai
Beijing

9 of 22Pick your answer!

People from this nation are nicknamed "Kiwis".
New Zealand
The Philippines
Thailand

10 of 22Pick your answer!

Which river flows through Paris, France?
Tigris
Seine
Thames

11 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these is a territory of the United States, but not a state?
Mexico
Puerto Rico
Cuba

12 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the official language of Brazil?
Brazilian
Spanish
Portuguese

13 of 22Pick your answer!

T/F: Alaska is an island.
True
False

14 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these countries is the furthest North?
Sweden
Denmark
The Netherlands

15 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the capital city of Argentina?
Mendoza
Salta
Buenos Aires

16 of 22Pick your answer!

Where would you go to see Machu Picchu?
Mexico
Chile
Peru

17 of 22Pick your answer!

Madagascar is an island off the coast of _______.
South America
Australia
Africa

18 of 22Pick your answer!

Jakarta is the capital of which city?
China
Japan
Indonesia

19 of 22Pick your answer!

On which continent can the Himalayas be found?
Africa
Asia
South America

20 of 22Pick your answer!

This imaginary line is officially the halfway point between the North Pole and the South Pole.
The Western hemisphere
Longitude 52
The equator

21 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following is also known as the 'salt sea'?
The Pacific
The Mediterranean
The Dead Sea

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of the following countries is NOT in Europe?
Romania
Morocco
Croatia
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