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. Kilimanjaro
Mt. McKinley
Mt. Everest

2 of 22Pick your answer!

This US state is nicknamed The Golden State.
Florida
California
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?
Egypt
Iran
Morocco

6 of 22Pick your answer!

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

7 of 22Pick your answer!

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

8 of 22Pick your answer!

What is the capital city of China?
Beijing
Shanghai
Shenzhen

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?
Seine
Thames
Tigris

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
Portuguese
Spanish

13 of 22Pick your answer!

T/F: Alaska is an island.
False
True

14 of 22Pick your answer!

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

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?
Chile
Peru
Mexico

17 of 22Pick your answer!

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

18 of 22Pick your answer!

Jakarta is the capital of which city?
Indonesia
China
Japan

19 of 22Pick your answer!

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

20 of 22Pick your answer!

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

21 of 22Pick your answer!

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

22 of 22Pick your answer!

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