Lakes and River & Mountain MCQS

Lakes and River & Mountain MCQS

1. In which city is the European Parliament based? – Strasbourg

2. The highest temperature ever recorded outside in the shade was recorded in Azizah, in Africa.
In which country is this city located? –

3. What is the largest fresh water lake in North America? – Lake Superior

4. Which South American country was named after the Italian city of Venice? – Venezuela

5. In which country is the highest mountain in South America? – Argentina

6. How many emirates make up the United Arab Emirates? – 7

7. Known as the Rio Grande in the USA, what is it called in Mexico? – Rio Bravo

8. Fort Knox lies in which American state? – Kentucky

9. Tokelau is a dependency of which country? – New Zealand

10. A Scottish mountain must be at least how many feet high to be called a Munro? – 3,000

Lakes and River & Mountain MCQS

11. Kosciusko is the highest mountain in which country? – Australia

12. Which shipping forecast area is to the directly north of Ireland? – Malin

13. Name the river that flows through the city of Albuquerque in the USA. – Rio Grande

14. On which side of the road do people drive in Japan? – The left side

15. Winnepeg is the capital of which Canadian province? – Manitoba

16. The name of which European capital city is derived from the names of two towns on either
bank of its main river? –
Budapest (from Buda and Pest)

17. In which European country would you find the Troodos mountain range? – Cyprus

18. A country historically known as Abyssinia, what is the modern name for it? – Ethiopia

19. Three countries have both an Atlantic and a Mediterranean coast. France and Spain are two,
but what is the other? –

20. How many states of the United States of America have a Pacific coast? – 5 (California,
Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii)

21. What is the name of the sea that separates New Zealand and Australia? – Tasman Sea

22. What is the only national capital that borders two different countries? – Bratislava

23. Which South American country has borders with Columbia and Peru? – Ecuador

24. On which planet is the solar system’s highest volcano? – Mars (Olympus Mons)

25. What is the modern-day name for the country formerly known as Kampuchea? – Cambodia

26. What is the modern-day name for the country formerly known as Upper Volta? – Burkina Faso

27. What country was formerly known as Persia? – Iran

28. What is the higest mountain that is not in a mountain range? – Mount Kilimanjaro

29. What is the capital city of Tasmania? – Hobart

30. What is the capital of the Caribbean island of Grenada? – St. Georges

31. What country has the largest coastline? – Canada

32. Which country’s national flag has the most colours? – South Africa’s

33. What is the name of the dam on the Zambia – Zimbabwe border? – Kariba

34. Also the name of an English city, Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe was known as what until
1987? –

35. Which two countries are double-landlocked (i.e. surrounded only by other landlocked
countries)? –
Lichtenstein and Uzbekistan

36. The world’s smallest independant country since 1929 has a birth rate of zero. What is it
called? –
The Vatican City

37. What is the capital city of the American state of Kansas? – Topeka

38. What is the capital city of Botswana? – Gabarone

39. What is the world’s northernmost capital city? – Reykjavik

40. Which of the Great Lakes touches Chicago? – Lake Michigan

41. Which tree appears on the flag of Lebannon? – The Cedar

42. In which African country is Mount Kilimanjaro? – Tanzania

43. What is the capital of Mauritius? – Port Louis

44. Which island near Hong Kong is famous for gambling and motor racing? – Macau

45. In which North Amercan city is there a neighbourhood known as Hell’s Kitchen? – New York

46. In which present day city is the remains of Carthage? – Tunis

47. On which group of Scottish islands would you find the neolithic village of Skara Brae? – The

48. In which country would you find the Barossa Valley? – Australia (it is a wine producing

49. Still in use today, which country’s flag is the oldest in the world? – Denmark’s

50. To which country does the territory of Christmas Island belong? – Australia

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