Geography Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 125 – Round 3 – Geography

1. Which country is the smallest in Asia by area?

Republic of Maldives

2. Which UK motorway runs from the North Circular road in South Woodford to the A14 Northwest of Cambridge?

M11

3. Roskilde was the capital of which European country until 1443?

Denmark (Before the capital became Copenhagen)

4. In which ocean does the island nation of Mauritius lie?

Indian Ocean

5. Which was the 50th and last to join the United States of America and did so on August 21st 1959?

Hawaii

6. The North Star (also known as the Pole Star or Polaris) is part of which constellation?

Ursa Minor/Little Bear/Little Dipper

7. According to Guinness World Records, in which country would you find the world’s oldest existing and continually operating university?

Morocco (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/oldest-university)

8. Of which country is Baku the capital?

Azerbaijan

9. Which African country’s flag has vertical stripes of green, gold and red and sometimes has a stick human figure with its arms raised in the middle?

Mali

10. Which railway station is the largest in the world by number of platforms?

Grand Central Terminal, New York City

 

 

 

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Quiz 122 – Round 3 – Geography

Geography Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Of which African country is Bamako the capital?

Mali

2. How many federal states (Bundesländer) form the country of Germany?

Sixteen

3. Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is the king of which country?

Saudi Arabi

4. Which is the most southerly city in the UK?

Truro

5. You would not find the ‘Spanish Steps’ in Spain – In which city would you find them?

Rome

6. The New Shekel is the currency of which country?

Israel

7. How many member states will exist in the European Union after the UK leaves?

27

8. Which is the longest river in Europe?

Volga

9. Which is the largest continent on Earth in terms of both land mass and population?

Asia

10. What is the name of the circle of latitude that lies approximately 23 degrees south of the equator?

Tropic of Capricorn

 

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English Counties Quiz

Quiz 120 – Round 1 – Picture Round

English Counties Quiz.

Can you identify the following English counties from the maps? To download the picture round, please click on the link below:

 

 

 

 

1. Derbyshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Warwickshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Devon

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Lincolnshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Greater Manchester

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. West Sussex

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Norfolk

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Buckinghamshire

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9. Cheshire

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Northumberland

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

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Irish Geography Quiz

St. Patrick’s Day Quiz – Round 3 – Irish Geography

Irish Geography Quiz Questions.

1. Which is the largest county in Ireland by area?

Cork

2. The River Dodder and the River Poddle are major tributaries of which Irish river?

The River Liffey

3. Which is the most heavily populated city in Ireland?

Dublin

4. In which Irish city will you find Hunt Museum, King John’s castle and Thomond Park stadium?

Limerick

5. Which is the largest county in Northern Ireland by population?

Antrim

6. Name Ireland’s longest river.

River Shannon

7. Which Irish airport has the IATA code GWY?

Galway

8. In which county is Blarney Castle?

County Cork

9. Name the highest peak in Ireland.

Carrauntoohil

10. What is the estimated population of the the Republic of Ireland?

4,737,505 at time of writing (02/03/17). You can find a live population estimating tool here: http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/ireland-population/

My advice would be to accept all answers between 4 and 5 million.

 

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Quiz 119 – Round 3 – The World

1. In which year did construction of the Berlin Wall begin?

1961

2. Which is the largest country in Africa by area?

Algeria (Closely followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo)

3. On which continent is the country of Tuvalu located?

Oceania

4. Bora Bora is an island in which ocean?

Pacific

5. In which city would you find the Ha’penny Bridge, Temple Bar and Phoenix Park?

Dublin

6. Which is the second largest state in the USA after Alaska?

Texas

7. In which country are the Suzhou Canals to be found?

China

8. Which country in Central America uses the Quetzal as its currency?

Guatemala

9. Which city in the state of Georgia, USA, has formerly been known as both ‘Terminus’ and ‘Marthasville’?

Atlanta

10. In which English county is Dartmoor National Park?

Devon

 

 

 

 

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US States Quiz

Quiz 114 – Round 1 – Picture Round

US States Quiz – In this picture round contestants are given outline maps showing ten different states of America. Which US states are  being shown?

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1. California

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Alaska

By TUBS [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

3. North Dakota

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Rhode Island

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5. Arizona

By TUBS [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Texas

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7. Nevada

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8. Hawaii

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9. New York

By Huebi – Modified version of United States (Outline Map) 1998 from Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection: United States MapsThis image is a copy or a derivative work of usa_blank.jpg, from the map collection of the Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) of the University of Texas at Austin.This tag does not indicate the copyright status of the attached work. A normal copyright tag is still required. See Commons:Licensing for more information., CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=852717

10. Montana

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Quiz 113 – Round 5 – The World

1. Which is the most northerly capital city in the world?

Reykjavík, Iceland

2. Basseterre is the capital of which two-island country in the West Indies?

Saint Kitts and Nevis

3. In which South American country would you find Los Glaciares National Park?

Argentina

4. What is the national currency of Bolivia?

Bolivian boliviano

5. King Mswati III is the reigning monarch of which country?

Swaziland

6. Two countries share the land mass of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola – which two countries?

The Dominican Republic and Haiti

7. Name the longest river in Ireland.

River Shannon

8. The Strait of Juan de Fuca forms a partial physical border between which two countries?

Canada and the USA

9. As of December 2016, how many of the member states of the European Union use the Euro as their national currency?

19 (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain)

10. Which country’s flag consists of 5 horizontal stripes with red stripes at the top and bottom, followed by two white stripes inside these, plus a blue stripe in the centre which is twice the thickness of the other stripes?

Thailand

 

 

 

 

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