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What percentage of the world is water?

Amazingly, 71% of the world is water. Knowing geography is also about knowing oceans and lakes!

1/3 of the Earth is _____ .

1/3 of the world is the Pacific Ocean! Talk about a big body of water.

True or False: Iceland is covered with ice.

It's false that Iceland is covered in ice. In fact, only about 11% of Iceland is covered in glaciers.

Which ocean is on the West Coast of the United States?

The Pacific Ocean lies on the West Coast of the US. The Atlantic Ocean lies on the East Coast of the US.

What is the world's tallest mountain?

Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world. It's located in China/Nepal.

How many Great Lakes are there?

There are 4 Great Lakes. These include Michigan-Huron, Superior, Ontario and Erie.

What is the longest river in the world?

The Amazon is the longest river in the world. The second longest river is the Nile.

What is the largest desert in the world?

The Sahara desert is the largest desert in the world. It's a subtropical desert in northern Africa.

Which of these cities is not in Europe?

Tokyo is not in Europe, of course. It's the capital city of Japan.

What specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface?

Longitude specifies the point of something on the east-west axis of the Earth. Latitude describes a point on the north-south axis.

Which is larger?

Canada is considerably larger than the US. That being said, it has 1/10 of the population!

Which of these countries does not border France?

Britain does not border France. That's because it's across the English Channel!

How many countries are in the United Kingdom?

There are four countries in the United Kingdom. These include Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland.

Which is on top?

The Tropic of Cancer is in the Northern Hemisphere. The Tropic of Capricorn is in the Southern Hemisphere, and it's the line from which the sun can be viewed directly overhead at a certain time of the year.

What is the central horizontal line of the earth called?

The Equator is the center line of the Earth. Above it is the Northern Hemisphere, and below it is the Southern Hemisphere.

The Grand Canyon is located in _____ .

The Grand Canyon is located in Arizona. It's close to the borders of Utah and Nevada.

The Ring of Fire is located in _____ .

The Ring of Fire is located in the Pacific Ocean. It's where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions take place.

Saudi Arabia is located on the ______ .

Saudi Arabia is located on the Arabian Peninsula. Yemen and Oman can also be found there.

True or False: Paris is the capital of France.

It's true that Paris is the capital of France. It's also one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

What is the southernmost continent on Earth?

Antartica is the southernmost continent on the Earth. The North Pole is the northernmost point of the globe.

Is the North Pole a continent?

The North Pole is not a continent, but rather, a floating sheet of ice. So, where does Santa make toys . . . ?

What is the biggest (land) state in the US?

Alaska is the biggest state in the US. The second biggest state is Texas, and the third is California.

What is the smallest state in the US?

Rhode Island is the smallest state in the US. It's tiny but still so beautiful!

What is the longest river in the US?

The Missouri River is the longest river in the US. The second longest river is the Mississippi.

What is the southernmost state in the US?

East Cape, Florida, is the southernmost part of the US. Keep in mind, Hawaii is a bit farther south, but more about that anon.

True or False: Hawaii is a continental state

Hawaii is not a continental state. When speaking about the continental United States, this does not include Hawaii.

True or False: Alaska is a continental state.

It's true that Alaska is part of the Continental United States. That being said, it is not part of the Contiguous United States.

Wyoming is surrounded by _____ .

Wyoming is surrounded by all three of these states and more! Others include Colorado, Utah, and Nebraska.

Who is in the middle?

Sweden is sandwiched between Norway and Finland. All three are on the Norwegian Sea.

Iceland is bordered by ____ .

Iceland is an island unto itself! Must be nice to have all that privacy.

Morocco is at the top of ______ .

Morocco is at the very top of Africa. Just above it are Spain and Portugal.

Libya is located on the _____ Sea.

Libya is located on the Mediterranean Sea. It's flanked by Algeria and Egypt.

Saudi Arabia is _____ Turkey.

Saudi Arabia is located to the south of Turkey. Between them are Iraq and Syria.

Turkey is surrounded by ____ seas.

Turkey is surrounded by two seas. You have the Mediterranean to the south and the Black Sea to the north.

Taiwan is off the coast of _____ .

Taiwan is located just off the coast of China. The capital of Taiwan is Taipei.

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