"'Cause I'm leavin' on a jet plane. Don't know when I'll be back again!"
For all the travelers out there, you'd probably like to pack a bag and travel the world on a jet. While it might not be possible for you in real life, it can indeed happen with this quiz! We're traveling the world to find out if you can pass this geography test!
In your geography courses, you probably focused on one area of the world at a time. One marking period might've been dedicated to North America and the three large countries that narrow into the seven Central American countries and lie close to the Caribbean nations. After, you might've moved on to Africa or Asia. During that time, you only had to worry about a few countries and their capitals. Today, we're combining all those years of knowledge!
In the world, there are seven continents, 197 countries, five oceans, and a whopping 117 million lakes. How much do you know about them?
Can you remember all the country capitals? It might be easy with Canada or the United States, but can you remember the three capitals of South Africa (Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein)? You might know all about the Mississippi River, but do you know the location of the Nile, the only river that flows from south to north?
If you can answer these questions, you're ready for this quiz! Are you ready to fly first class with these questions or will you be stuck at check-in?
Ready for take off!
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