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This is the archive of the daily geography trivia quiz found on my facebook page

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  • Question for July 1: July 1. What country is longest east to west? North to south?
    Answer: Russia is longest east to west; Chile longest north to south
  • Question for July 2: Five seas lie north of Russia. Name them, from West to East.
    Answer: White Sea, Barents Sea, Kara Sea, Laptev Sea, East Siberian Sea
  • Question for July 3: Which island group includes the island of Ibiza, and what country is it part of?
    Answer: The Balearic Islands; Spain
  • Question for July 4: By what names are the parliaments of Norway and Iceland known?
    Answer: Norway -- the Storting; Iceland -- the Althing
  • Question for July 5: In what city are the Spanish Steps? Why are they called "Spanish"?
    Answer: Rome; they start up from the Piazza di Spagna.
  • Question for July 6: What is the only U.S. state flag to have a Union Jack?
    Answer: Hawai'i
  • Question for July 7: What three countries have the highest percentage of practicing Hundus?
    Answer: Nepal, India, Mauritius
  • Question for July 8: Germany borders nine countries. Name them.
    Answer: Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands
  • Question for July 9: What three countires had the most victims of the Dec 26 Tsunami in 2004?
    Answer: Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India
  • Question for July 10: After what person are the Americas named; why?
    Answer: Amerigo Vespucci; his accounts of his "discoveries" led mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller to name the new continent after Vespucci
  • Question for July 11: The Charles Bridge crosses the Vlatava (Moldau) River in what city?
    Answer: Prague
  • Question for July 12: Five Shakespeare plays contain place names. Which plays?
    Answer: Timon of Athens, The Merchant of Venice, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Pericles Prince of Tyre (of which about half is attributed to Shakespeare)
  • Question for JUly 13: It's the second-most-widely-spoken language in the world, but it's not an official language of the UN. What language?
    Answer: Hindi
  • Question for July 14: Which is the only one of the great oceans from which you cannot sail directly into a Russian port?
    Answer: The Indian Ocean. Russia has ports on the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic (via the Baltic).
  • Question for July 15: The Old City in Jerusalem is divided into what four parts?
    Answer: Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Armenian
  • Question for July 16: Name the five largest islands in the world.
    Answer: Greenland, New Guinea, Borneo, Madagascar, Baffin Island
  • Question for July 17: What African coastal country became land-locked upon the creation of independent Eritrea in 1993?
    Answer: Ethiopia
  • Question for July 18: If a Frencophone speaks French, what does a Lusophone speak?
    Answer: Portuguese
  • Question for July 19: What are the three largest countries in Africa by area?
    Answer: Algeria, Congo (Kinshasa), Sudan
  • Question for July 20: Tivoli is the second oldest amusement park in the world. Where is it? What park is older?
    Answer: Copenhagen. Dyrehavsbakken, about 15 km away, opened in the 1500's.
  • Question for July 21: What country has the lowest high point? The highest low point?
    Answer: Maldives has a high point at only 2.3 meters; Lesotho has a low point at 1400 meters
  • Question for July 22: Gatun Lake is a reservoir that assists the operation of what human creation?
    Answer: The Panama Canal
  • Question for July 23: Originally called Van Dieman's Land, what was this small southern land mass later renamed?
    Answer: Tasmania
  • Question for July 24: What group of islands in the South Atlantic is known as "the most remote inhabited place on Earth"?
    Answer: Tristan da Cunha, 2816 km from the nearest land
  • Question for July 25: Name the four main islands of Japan
    Answer: Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
  • Question for July 26: Chesapeake Bay is separated from the Atlantic by a peninsula with all or parts of 3 states. Name them.
    Answer: The Delmarva Peninsula: Delaware, Maryland, Virginia
  • Question for July 27: What country is completely surrounded by Senegal (except for a small bit of Atlantic Ocean)?
    Answer: The Gambia
  • Question for July 28: Which self-governing British Crown Dependency has a flag that features three bent human legs?
    Answer: The Isle of Man
  • Question for July 29: Two separate waterways -- one in Canada responsible for submerging 10 villages, and one in Massachusetts that submerged 4 villages. Name the waterways?
    Answer: The St Lawrence Seaway; The Quabbin Reservoir
  • Question for July 30: What is the world's most densely populated country?
    Answer: Monaco (46,000 per sq mile); next is Singapore (19,500 per sq mile)
  • Question for July 31: Which four US states call themselves Commonwealths instead of States?
    Answer: Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia
  • Question for Aug 1: Nullarbor Plain -- where is it, and what is it lacking?
    Answer: South Australia; it lacks trees.
  • Question for Aug 2: There are 6 very small sovereign states in Europe; name them.
    Answer: Country (Sq. Km.): Andorra (468), Liechtenstein (160), Malta (316), Monaco (2), San Marino (61), Vatican City (.44)
  • Question for Aug 3: How many locks does the Suez Canal have?
    Answer: None
  • Question for Aug 4: "The Girl from Ipanema" lived in what city?
    Answer: Rio de Janeiro
  • Question for Aug 5: What capital city has the highest elevation above sea level?
    Answer: La Paz, the admin capital of Bolivia, is at 11,975 feet; Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is at 9350 feet.
  • Question for Aug 6: Magyars are the people of which country? What about Uyghurs?
    Answer: Magyars are people of Hungary; Uyghurs are found in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China
  • Question for Aug 7: Lebanon became independent in 1943. From which country?
    Answer: Although the mandate ended in 1941, France maintained authority until 1943.
  • Question for Aug 8: The Boston Mountains are mostly located in which US state?
    Answer: Arkansas
  • Question for Aug 9: Where is the Mosquito Coast?
    Answer: The East Coast of Nicaragua, and a bit of the Honduran coast
  • Question for Aug 10: A conference established today's zero degree line of longitude. Where was the conference held, and when?
    Answer: Washington, DC 1884
  • Question for Aug 11: Svalbard, and its main island Spitsbergen, are part of what nation?
    Answer: Norway
  • Question for Aug 12: The US has two island areas that are known as Commonwealths. Name them.
    Answer: Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico
  • Question for Aug 13: Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, is located on which island?
    Answer: Baffin Island
  • Question for Aug 14: There are many Cushitic languages. Spoken where? Name one or more of them.
    Answer: Cushitic languages, in the Horn of Africa, include Somali, Oromo, Sidamo, Hadia, Kambata, and Afar
  • Question for Aug 15: What is the official political and administrative capital of Cote D'Ivoire?
    Answer: Yamoussoukro
  • Question for Aug 16: Prior to Independence, East Timor was part of which country?
    Answer: Indonesia
  • Question for Aug 17: The Ratak and Ralik Islands are part of the Marshall Islands; what do their names mean?
    Answer: Ratak, Sunrise, is to the East, and Ralik, Sunset, is to the West.
  • Question for Aug 18: What are the largest and smallest Brazilian states, by population?
    Answer: Sao Paulo, 42 Million; Roraima, 470,000
  • Question for Aug 19: Gabon's capital was named when slaves bound for Brazil were freed by the French in 1848. Name the city.
    Answer: Libreville
  • Question for Aug 20: What countries does Bhutan border?
    Answer: India and China/Tibet
  • Question for Aug 21: On which sea will you find Kaliningrad?
    Answer: The Baltic Sea
  • Question for Aug 22: Jakarta is located on which Indonesian island?
    Answer: Java
  • Question for Aug 23: Locate these "echo" cities -- Bella Bella, Pago Pago, Wagga Wagga, and Walla Walla
    Answer: Bella Bella, BC, Canada; Pago Pago, American Samoa; Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia; Walla Walla, Washingto
  • Question for Aug 24: In which mountain range will you find the nation of San Marino?
    Answer: Apennines
  • Question for Aug 25: After Everest and K2, what's the third tallest mountain in the world?
    Answer: Kanchenjunga
  • Question for Aug 26: The city of Vancouver does not sit on Vancouver Island; what major city does?
    Answer: Victoria
  • Question for Aug 27: What countries lead the world in per-capita cigarette consumption?
    Answer: Serbia (nearly 3000 per year), followed by Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, and Moldova.
  • Question for Aug 28: What countries lead the world in per-capita beer consumption?
    Answer: Czech Republic (132 litres per person), followed by Germany, Austria, Ireland, Australia
  • Question for Aug 29: What countries lead the world in per-capita beef consumption?
    Answer: US (120 kg per person), followed by Kuwait, Australia, Bahamas, Luxembourg
  • Question for Aug 30: Four African capitals -- Freetown, Conakry, Lome, Bamako. Name the countries.
    Answer: Sierra Leone, Guinea, Togo, Mali
  • Question for Aug 31: What countries lead the world in prevalence of HIV/AIDS
    Answer: Swaziland (26.1%), followed by Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, Namibia
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  • Question for Sep 1: Two countries have the letter X in their names; what are they?
    Answer: Luxembourg, Mexico
  • Question for Sep 2: What is the official European language of Angola?
    Answer: Portuguese
  • Question for Sep 3: Canada's $1 coin is called the Loonie because it features a Loon; waht is the $2 coin called?
    Answer: Toonie
  • Question for Sep 4: One US state does not observe Summer time, and one does not observe standard time. Which?
    Answer: Arizona does not observe Daylight time; Hawai'i is always on Summer time and never switches to Standard time
  • Question for Sep 5: What famous statue is found atop Mount Corcovado?
    Answer: Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer
  • Question for Sep 6: The administrative center of the Orkney Islands is at Kirkwall, found on what island?
    Answer: The island called Mainland
  • Question for Sep 7: What is the capital of the Falkland Islands?
    Port Stanley
  • Question for Sep 8: MOre than 2000 trains a day pass through Britain's busiest rail station. Name it.
    Answer: Clapham Junction
  • Question for Sep 9: What is the latitude of the Arctic Circle?
    Answer: 66 degrees, 33 minutes, 44 seconds north
  • Question for Sep 10: What is the name given to the Spanish coast north of Barcelona?
    Answer: Costa Brava
  • Question for Sep 11: St Paul's Shipwreck is a public holiday in which country?
    Answer: Malta
  • Question for Sep 12: What airlines are the flag carriers of Serbia, Bhutan, and Portugal?
    Answer: Serbia - JAT; Bhutan - Druk; Portugal - TAP
  • Question for Sep 13: LAM, LAN, and LAO are the flag carriers of what countries?:
    Answer: LAM = Mozambique; LAN = Chile; LAO = Laos
  • Question for Sep 14: Dhivehi Raajje is the local name for what island nation?
    Answer: The Maldives
  • Question for Sep 15: What color are the stars on the flag of China?
    Answer: Yellow
  • Question for Sep 16: "Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendor" is the national anthem of which country?
    Answer: Dominica
  • Question for Sep 17: T/F The highest winds ever recorded in the US were on Mt McKinley.
    Answer: False. Mt McKinley (Denali), 200 MPH; Mt Washington, NH, 231 MPH
  • Question for Sep 18: Within 1000 miles, what is the length of the Equator?
    Answer: 24,901.55 miles
  • Question for Sep 19: Name the BENELUX countries, also sometimes called the low countries.
    Answer: Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
  • Question for Sep 20: What city is located at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers?
    Answer: Philadelphia
  • Question for Sep 21: What city is found at the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers?
    Answer: Albany
  • Question for Sep 22: Name the highest and lowest points in Asia.
    Answer: Mt Everest, 29,028 feet; Dead Sea, 1312 below sea level
  • Question for Sep 23: Name the four constituent parts (Principalities) of the UK, and their capitals.
    Answer: England (London), Wales (Cardiff), Scotland (Edinburgh), N. Ireland (Belfast).
  • Question for Sep 24: Name the 2 landlocked countries of South America.
    Answer: Bolivia and Paraguay
  • Question for Sep 25: Of the 12 most-widely-spoken languages in the world, 7 are languages of Asian countries. Name the languages.
    Answer: Mandarin, Hindi, Bengali, Arabic, Russian, Japanese, Bahassa
  • Question for Sep 26: After 1991, Former Yugoslavia dissolved and has since become 7 countries. Name them.
    Answer: Croatia 1991, Slovenia 1991, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992, Serbia and Montenegro 1992, (Montenegro 2006, Serbia 2006), Macedonia 1993, Kosovo 2008
  • Question for Sep 27: The English Channel is called by what name in France?
    Answer: La Manche (The Sleeve)
  • Question for Sep 28: In Japan, the sea between Japan and Korea is called The Sea of Japan. What is it called in Korea?
    Answer: Tong Hae, The Eastern Sea
  • Question for Sep 29: Which country has the longest life expectancy?
    Answer: WHO and the UN say Japan; the CIA says Monaco
  • Question for Sep 30: What is the only Central American country from which you can not swim in the Atlantic?
    Answer: El Salvador
  • Question for Oct 1: What continent is located at latitude 90 degrees south?
    Answer: Antarctica
  • Question for Oct 2: Name the capital of Canada. Name Canada's Prime Minister.
    Answer: Ottawa; Stephen Harper
  • Question for Oct 3: Three countries touch both the Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Name them.
    Answer: France, Spain, Morocco
  • Question for Oct 4: Which of the five Great Lakes lies entirely within the US, and does not touch Canada?
    Answer: Lake Michigan
  • Question for Oct 5: What is the only place where an American Flag flies 24 hours a day, is never raised or lowered, and is never saluted?
    Answer: The Moon
  • Question for Oct 6: What five US states are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire?
    Answer: California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawai'i
  • Question for Oct 7: At one place in the US, four states share a common border point. Name the states.
    Answer: Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico
  • Question for Oct 8: What is -40 Celsius expressed as degrees Fahrenheit?
    Answer: Oct 8: -40 Celsius and -40 Fahrenheit are equal; it's the only temperature for which this is true.
  • Question for Oct 9: Name a place in North America where the official currency is the Euro.
    Answer: St Pierre and Miquelon, French islands off the coast of Newfoundland.
  • Question for Oct 10: The original 13 US colonies became the first 13 states in the Union; what states were 14th, 15th, and 16th?
    Answer: Vermont, Kentucky, and Tennessee
  • Question for Oct 11: What city is found at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers?
    Answer: Pittsburgh
  • Question for Oct 12: Where, and when, was the first celebration of Columbus's landing in the Americas?
    Answer: Oct 12, 1792, in New York City
  • Question for Oct 13: Name the 4 national capitals found on the Danube River.
    Answer: Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade
  • Question for Oct 14: What is the name of Hong Kong's underground transit system?
    Answer: MTR (Mass Transit Railway)
  • Question for Oct 15: In 1984, the Republic of Upper Volta (capital Ouagadougou) was renamed what?
    Answer: Burkina Faso
  • Question for Oct 16: Name the city for each airport -- Soekarno-Hatta; Baiyun; Barajas; Changi
    Answer: Jakarta, Guangzhou, Madrid, Singapore
  • Question for Oct 17: What is the population of Greenland (to the closest 1000 or 10,000)?
    Answer: Population of Greenland is 57,000
  • Question for Oct 18: The Prime Meridian runs through three continents; name them.
    Answer: Europe, Africa, Antarctica
  • Question for Oct 19: What territory's capital, once called Agana, is now called Hagatna?
    Answer: Guam
  • Question for Oct 20: The Cooke Islands: name 1) the nation's capital and 2) the largest island.
    Answer: Capital: Avarua; Largest Island: Rarotonga
  • Question for Oct 21: Road Town is the capital of which island territory?
    Answer: The British Virgin Islands
  • Question for Oct 22: What is the world's tallest mountain, if measured from base to summit?
    Answer: Mauna Kea, Hawai'i, is 33,100' from its sea floor base to its summit.
  • Question for Oct 23: Former Czechoslovakia became the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Name the capitals.
    Answer: Prague and Bratislava
  • Question for Oct 24: What lake is often called the highest navigable lake in the world?
    Answer: Lake Titicaca, on the Peru/Bolivia border, at 12,507 feet
  • Question for Oct 25: What US state capitals have the fewest letters? The most?
    Answer: Dover (DE) and Salem (OR) are shortest; Jefferson City (MO) is longest.
  • Question for Oct 26: Among US cities with the highest population, three begin with SAN. Name them.
    Answer: San Antonio (1.382 M), San Diego (1.338 M), San Jose (0.982 M). San Francisco is number 14.
  • Question for Oct 27: Name the three Canadian Provinces, and three territories, that do not touch the US.
    Answer: PEI, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia; Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
  • Question for Oct 28: What US state capitals are the first and last, alphabetically?
    Answer: Albany, Trenton
  • Question for Oct 29: Name the islands 00 miles north of Scotland, under the sovereignty of Denmark.
    Answer: Faroe Islands
  • Question for Oct 30: What UN member states are first and last, alphabetically?
    Answer: Afghanistan, Zimbabwe
  • Question for Oct 31: Name three nations that begin with the letter "J" in their English names.
    Answer: Jamaica, Japan, Jordan
  • Question for Nov 1: What are the three highest US state capitals (each one mile or higher)?
    Answer: Santa Fe, NM (7260'); Cheyenne, WY (6062'); Denver, CO (5280')
  • Question for Nov 2: Name the autonomous region of Somalia that declared independence in 1988; its capital?
    Answer: Somaliland; Hargeisa
  • Question for Nov 3: What is the tallest US mountain EAST of the Mississippi? In what state is it found?
    Answer: 6,684-foot Mount Mitchell, in North Carolina
  • Question for Nov 4: The names of only 2 US state capital cities contain the entire name of the state. Which ones?
    Answer: Oklahoma City and Indianapolis
  • Question for Nov 5: In which modern countries will you find Transylvania? Bohemia?
    Answer: Romania; Czech Republic
  • Question for Nov 6: Three US states are spelled with only 4 letters. Which ones?
    Answer: Iowa, Ohio, Utah; two states USE 4 letters but are longer -- Mississippi and Hawai'i
  • Question for Nov 7: What is the name of the one river which is Lake Tahoe's only outlet?:
    Answer: The Truckee River
  • Question for Nov 8: The Canary Islands were NOT named after any kind of bird. What animal are they named after?
    Answer: Dogs
  • Question for Nov 9: What US city has the nickname "The Largest City in the Largest State"?
    Answer: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Question for Nov 10: The spelling of which two US states contains the letter X?
    Answer: Texas, New Mexico
  • Question for Nov 11: What are the capitals of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia?
    Answer: Sarajevo, Zagreb, and Belgrade
  • Question for Nov 12: When California became a state on 9 Sept 1850, what was its nearest neighboring state?
    Answer: Texas
  • Question for Nov 13: The island of Bali is part of what country?
    Answer: Indonesia
  • Question for Nov 14: In Manhattan, going from 3rd to 5th Ave., you cross three Avenues that are not numbered. Name them.
    Answer: After 3rd Ave come Lexington, Park, and then Madison Ave, then 5th
  • Question for Nov 15: Eight US states have capitals that are spelled as two words. Name them.
    Answer: Baton Rouge, Carson City, Des Moines, Jefferson City, Little Rock, Oklahoma City, Santa Fe, St Paul
  • Question for Nov 16: What form of poem is generally considered to have been named after a city and county in Ireland?
    Answer: Limerick
  • Question for Nov 17: What country is located on both the Atlantic and Indian Oceans?
    Answer: South Africa
  • Question for Nov 18: Name the 8 US states that begin with the letter "M".
    Answer: Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana
  • Question for Nov 19: What is the geographical term for a narrow strip of land joinging two larger areas?
    Answer: An Isthmus
  • Question for Nov 20: At the Equinox, what US-governed island first sees sunrise?
    Answer: Wake Island
  • Question for Nov 21: What is the world's southernmost capital city?
    Answer: Wellington, NZ
  • Question for Nov 22: Where is the world's southernmost ATM?
    Answer: McMurdo Station, Antarctica
  • Question for Nov 23: What city is sometimes called "The Gibraltar of North America"?
    Answer: Quebec City, with its fortress-like walls
  • Question for Nov 24: What is the only US state whose shape has no straight lines?
    Answer: Hawai'i
  • Question for Nov 25: What city began in 1690 with the arrival of the British, who settled on the Hooghly River?
    Answer: Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Question for Nov 26: Name the three Montana towns that have populations over 50,000.
    Answer: Billings, Missoula, Great Falls
  • Question for Nov 27: Unscramble the capitals and name the countries. ABSTRAVAIL, AIRBASIL
    Answer: Bratislava, Slovakia; Brasilia, Brazil
  • Question for Nov 28: Unscramble the capitals and name the countries. BRAINIO, JAKVIKERY
    Answer: Nairobi, Kenya; Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Question for Nov 29: Unscramble the capitals and name the countries: RAGOBONE, GRISELA
    Answer:Gaborone, Botswana; Algiers, Algeria
  • Question for Nov 30: Unscramble the capitals and name the countries. JANMDEAN, GATOSIAN
    Answer: N'djamena, Chad; Santiago, Chile
  • Question for Dec 1: Name the countries that border Kenya.
    Answer: Somalia, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania
  • Question for Dec 2: Old capital -- Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire; new inland capital?
    Answer: Yamoussoukro
  • Question for Dec 3: Old capital, Lagos, Nigeria; new inland capital?
    Answer: Abuja
  • Question for Dec 4: Old capital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; new inland capital?
    Answer: Dodoma
  • Question for Dec 5: Name the country with the highest low point of all the countries in the world.
    Answer: Lesotho's low point is in the Drakenberg Range, along the source of the Orange River, about one mile above sea level.
  • Question for Dec 6: Name the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council.
    Answer: China, France, Russian Federation, UK, US
  • Question for Dec 7: Which two US states share a boundary that includes the arc of a circle?
    Answer: Delaware, Pennsylvania
  • Question for Dec 8: What is the smallest number of US states you can pass through to travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific?
    Answer: 7 States -- NC, TN, AR, OK, NM, AZ, CA
  • Question for Dec 9: What mountain ranges separate France and Spain, and Europe and Asia?
    Answer: France and Spain, Pyrenees; Europe and Asia. Urals and Caucasus
  • Question for Dec 10: What is the name of the sea between Greece and Turkey?
    Answer: The Aegean Sea
  • Question for Dec 11: Name the sea between Axerbaijan and Turkmenistan.
    Answer: Caspian Sea
  • Question for Dec 12: What countries does the Prime Meridian cross?
    Answer:UK, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ghana
  • Question for Dec 13: Pohnpei and Chuuk are two of the four island states of what nation?
    Answer: Federated States of Micronesia
  • Question for Dec 14: How many hectares in a square kilomter?
    Answer: 100
  • Question for Dec 15: Unscramble these capitals, and name capital and country: phonagence, whenlied
    Answer: Copenhagen, Denmark; New Delhi, India
  • Question for Dec 16: A square mile contains how many acres? How many hectares?
    Answer: A square mile contains 640 acres, 259 hectares.
  • Question for Dec 17: On what seas will you find Venice? Hong Kong?
    Answer: Venice -- Adriatic Sea; Hong Kong -- South China Sea
  • Question for Dec 18: Old capital/country names -- Godthaab, Greenland. New names?
    Answer: Nuuk, Kalaallit Nunaat
  • Question for Dec 19: What city is found at the convergence of the Danube and Morava Rivers?
    Answer: Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Question for Dec 20: What city is found at the convergence of the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers?
    Answer: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Question for Dec 21: What country has the highest per-capita GNP, according to the 2013 CIA world factbook? What country has the lowest?
    Answer:According to the CIA World Factbook for 2013, Qatar is #1 with a GNP over $100,000, and Congo (Kinshasa) is the lowest on the list, at $400.
  • Question for Dec 22: Name the highest peak in Australia
    Answer: Mt Kosciusko, 7,310 feet
  • Question for Dec 23: Name the four Pacific Ocean trenches that descend over 10,000 meters.
    Answer: Mariana, Tonga, Philippine, Kermadec
  • Question for Dec 24: Identify these populated places -- Wagga Wagga, Pago Pago, Bora Bora.
    Answer: City in Australia, Capital of American Samoa, Island in French Polynesia
  • Question for Dec 25: Name four countries that claim to lie within both Europe and Asia.
    Answer: Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan
  • Question for Dec 26: The two highest dams in the world are located in what former Soviet republic?
    Answer: The Rogun and Nurek Dams, the world's highest, are in Tajikistan
  • Question for Dec 27: What do these countries have in common? Belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, Denmark, Lesotho, Morocco.
    Answer: All of their Long-Form names begin with "Kingdom of..."
  • Question for Dec 28: How many time zones in Russia? China?
    Answer: Russia has 11 time zones; China, 1.
  • Question for Dec 29: Name the capital of the island country of Palau.
    Answer: Melekeok, in the eastern part of the island of Babelthuap
  • Question for Dec 30: In what US states will you find the towns of Little Canada, Little Egypt, Little Turkey, and Little Norway?
    Answer: Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Tennessee
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