Can You Navigate Your Way Through This Geography Quiz?

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What is the name for a person who studies geography?

A geographer is a person who studies geography. The word "geography" means to "write about the earth."

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What is the largest canyon in the U.S.?

The Grand Canyon in Arizona is the largest canyon in the U.S.

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The United States shares the world's longest border with what country?

The United States shares the world's longest border with Canada. The US-Canada border is 5,525 miles long.

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What is the largest desert in the world?

The Sahara desert is the world's largest HOT desert. We say "hot" because the Arctic and Antarctic deserts are bigger, but most people don't think of them as deserts because they are cold.

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How many continents are there?

There are seven contents. They are​ Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America. Bonus points if you named them all.

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What is the largest continent in the world?

Asia is the largest continent in the world. It's not only the biggest, it's the most populated.

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Which continent is the smallest?

Australia, or Oceania, is the smallest continent. New Zealand is part of Oceania.

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What continent has the most countries?

Africa has the most countries. There are 54 countries in Africa.

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The United States is located on what continent?

The United States is located on the continent of North America. Other countries located on this continent include Canada and Mexico.

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What is the longest mountain range in the world?

The Andes mountain range is the longest in the world. The Andes are located in South America.

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What is the least populated continent on Earth?

Icy Antarctica is the least populated continent on Earth. There are no houses on Antarctica, only research stations.

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Ninety percent of the ice on earth is located on what continent?

Ninety percent of the ice on earth is located in Antarctica. All this ice makes up almost 70 percent of the world's fresh water supply.

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Which of the world's oceans is the biggest?

The Pacific ocean is the biggest ocean in the world. The Pacific covers nearly one-third of the earth's surface.

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The world's lowest point is found in what ocean?

The lowest known point in the world is in the Pacific Ocean. This point is almost 36,000 feet deep.

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Where is the world's largest coral reef?

The world's largest coral reef, the Great Barrier Reef, is located off the coast of Australia. Many coral reefs are dying because of pollution.

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What ocean spans the distance between Europe and North America.

The Atlantic Ocean lies between Europe and North America. The Atlantic is the second biggest ocean, after the Pacific.

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What is the most populated country in the world?

China is the world's most populated country. There are more than 1.3 billion people living in China.

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What is the most widely spoken language in the world?

More than 1 billion people speak some variation of Chinese. China is also the world's most populous country.

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What is the highest mountain in the world?

Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world. Everest is more than 29,000 feet tall.

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Where is Kilimanjaro located?

Kilimanjaro is located in Tanzania, which is in Africa. Kilimanjaro is more than 19,000 feet tall.

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What sea is more than 1,300 feet below sea level?

The Dead Sea is more than 1,300 feet below sea level. The Dead Sea is in Asia.

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What is the lowest point in North America?

Death Valley is the lowest point in North America. Death Valley is in California.

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What is the longest river in the world?

The longest river in the world is the Nile. The Nile is more than 4,000 miles long.

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Which is the largest of the Great Lakes?

Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes. Lake Superior is located both in the United States and Canada.

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What is the largest island in the world.

Greenland is the largest island in the world. Greenland is located in the Atlantic Ocean.

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What country has the highest recorded temperature?

Libya is on record as having the highest recorded temperature. The temperature reached a whopping 136 degrees in September of 1922.

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What continent has the lowest recorded temperature?

Antarctica is on record as having the lowest recorded temperature. The temperature fell to an astonishing -129 degrees in July 1983.

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What country has the largest number of natural lakes?

Canada has the largest number of natural lakes. Almost ten percent of Canada is covered in fresh water.

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What continent is the driest?

Antarctica is the driest place on earth. It's hasn't rained in Antarctica in about 2 million years.

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What country has the most pyramids?

Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt. Bet you didn't know that!

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Which U.S. state has the greatest number of active volcanoes?

Alaska had the greatest number of active volcanoes. Bet you thought it was Hawaii!

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Where is Kangaroo Island?

Kangaroo Island is in Australia. The island is a huge tourist attraction.

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What is the largest country in South America?

Brazil is the largest country in South America. Brazil is also the most populated country in South America.

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What is the smallest country in the world?

Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. Vatican City is in Rome.

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What river runs through Paris?

The Seine runs through Paris, France. The Seine empties into the English Channel.

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About This Quiz

Do you fancy yourself an amateur geographer? Are you the go-to person your team looks to on trivia night to answer all the geography questions? You would have to be an expert to ace this quiz. Do you think you have what it takes? Prove it.!

Geography is the study of the earth and its people. Once a limited field (hey, the world wasn't always such a big place), the area of geography now encompasses a ton of knowledge. There are 35 questions on this quiz, and you would have to be a real expert to get them all right. If you aren't already an expert, you might want to brush up on your geography knowledge before you dig in.

So, if you know the name of the world's longest river, the name of the world's tallest mountain, and the name of the world's biggest ocean, then this quiz is for you. We'll also include some questions about world capitals, questions about a few land formations, and questions about a couple of continents. But let's start with the basics. Do you know all seven continents in the world? If you said Australia, Antarctica, Asia, Africa, North America, South Ameria, and Europe, then you're ready to take this quiz.

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