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Geography questions every adult should know



Geography questions every adult should know. I know how important it is to know some basic geography facts. They help us understand the world we live in, but we can also use them while planning our most exciting travels. That’s why I created this quiz. Want to check how much do you really know? don’t hesitate, let’s play. Average score: 13/20.



Ready? Can you answer these geography questions every adult should know?

  • Question of

    What’s the second most populated country in the world?

    • China
    • Russia
    • Brazil
    • India
  • Question of

    What is the closest star to our Solar System?

    • Sirius (Canis Major constellation)
    • Polaris (Ursa Minor constellation)
    • Alfa Centauri (Centaurus constellation)
    • Vega (Lyra constellation)
  • Question of

    What country is represented in these images?

    • United Kingdom
    • Germany
    • Austria
  • Question of

    Which of the following planets is known as ‘Morning Star’?

    • Mercury
    • Venus
    • Mars
    • Jupiter
  • Question of

    Which sovereign country lies on the border between Switzerland and Austria?

    • Liechtenstein
    • Andorra
    • San Marino
    • Luxemburg
  • Question of

    Antipodes are:

    • lines joining places having a time difference of 12 hours
    • places diametrically opposite on earth’s surface
    • places located at a point where degree of latitude is equal to degree of longitude
    • lines joining places having the same depths
  • Question of

    Which one of the following would have occured if the earth had NOT been inclined on its own axis?

    • All the seasons would have been of same duration
    • The seasons would not have changed
    • The summers would have been of longer duration
    • The winters would have been of longer duration
  • Question of

    There’s a dish made with mashed durum wheat, very common in Northwestern African countries. How’s it called?

    • Tagine
    • Moroccan chickpea stew
    • Bulgur bowl
    • Couscous
  • Question of

    The lowest capital city in the world in relation with the sea level is:

    • Baku (Azerbaijan)
    • Port Vila (Vanuatu)
    • Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    • Monrovia (Liberia)
  • Question of

    Which planet in our Solar System has the largest number of satellites?

    • Saturn
    • Uranus
    • Jupiter
    • Neptune
  • Question of

    The world’s largest lake is:

    • Lake Victoria
    • Lake Superior
    • Caspian Sea
    • Black Sea
  • Question of

    It is a transcontinental city in Eurasia. What is the most populous city in Europe?

    • Moscow
    • Istanbul
    • Saint Petersburg
    • Bucharest
  • Question of

    What city is the only one in the world connecting two continents?

    • Baku
    • Port Said
    • Istanbul
    • Djibouti
  • Question of

    There are only two planets in our Solar System that rotate clockwise. Which ones?

    • Venus and Uranus
    • Mercury and Mars
    • Earth and Saturn
    • Jupiter and Neptune
  • Question of

    Which of these world famous churches is still incomplete?

    • Saint Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow
    • La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona (Spain)
    • Saint Paul’s Cathedral, London
    • Saint Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City
  • Question of

    It is an artificial 82 km (51 mi) waterway that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean.

    • Suez Canal
    • Panama Canal
    • Bering Sea
    • Gulf of Alaska
  • Question of

    What is the alternative name for the Sea of Cortez?

    • Gulf of Mexico
    • Gulf of Panama
    • Gulf of California
    • Caribbean Sea
  • Question of

    How many kilometres are represented by 1° of latitude?

    • 321 km
    • 211 km
    • 111 km
    • 91 km
  • Question of

    The Milky way extends through a distance:

    • 1 light year
    • 8 light years
    • 105 light years
    • 1010 light years
  • Question of

    Where is the Brandenburg Gate located?

    • Bremerhaven
    • Bremen
    • Bonn
    • Berlin


Eric Brown

Written by Eric Brown


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