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Pub Quiz Picture Round

Quiz 14 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture round is all about islands and island nations – can you name the island/group of islands from the pictures? Download the picture sheet using the grey link below.

 

 

 

 

 

1. Isle of Wight

“IsleOfWight20060927,” © 2007 blibbleblobble, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

2. Cyprus

“route1,” © 2005 cheran, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB

3. Hawaii

This is an adaptation of “Hawaii Map” © 2008 by Michael Allen Smith, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation translation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB.

4. Rhodes

“Rhodes, Greece,” © 2011 NASA’s Earth Observatory, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

5. Bali

This is an adaptation of “Map Of Bali” © 2011 by Christ06, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation translation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

6. New Zealand

“New Zealand Map,” © 2007 Nick Bramhall, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB.

7. Iceland

“Iceland,” © 2010 Brian Suda, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

8. Sicily

“Outline of Sicily,” © 2006 Alun Salt, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en_GB.

9. Sri Lanka

This is an adaptation of “srilanka map” © 2012 by Kwan Kwan, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB. This adaptation is licensed under the same Creative Commons Attribution license:http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

10. Tasmania

“Map And Route Tasmania,” © 2008 NeilsPhotography, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en_GB.

Geography

Quiz 9 – Round 5 – The World

1. Which island group includes Tenerife and Lanzarote?

The Canary Islands

2. In which English county would you find Stratford-Upon-Avon?

Warwickshire

3. Paramaribo is the capital city of which South American country?

Suriname

4. ‘ET’ is the international car registration code for  which country?

Egypt

5. In which country would you find the Taurus mountains?

Turkey

6. Which motorway is only 7.9 miles long and runs from Junction 17 of the M1 to the A45 southwest of Rugby?

M45

7. Which is the largest country in Scandinavia?

Sweden

8. Which country uses the Lev as its currency?

Bulgaria

9. Which country uses the Internet domain extension .lv?

Latvia

10. What is the world’s third largest sea?

Mediterranean

 

 

 

 

Geography Quiz Questions

Quiz 8 – Round 2 – The World

This week we have 10 more famous landmarks for you. Just like last week, we will give you the landmark and you need to tell us the name of the country in which you will find it.

1. Capitol Hill

USA (Washington DC)

2. Hagia Sophia

Turkey (Istanbul)

3. The Alhambra

Spain (Granada)

4. St. Basil’s Cathedral

Russia (Moscow)

5. Chichen Itza

Mexico

6. Machu Picchu

Peru

7. The Great Buddha

Japan

8. Sahib Golden Temple

India

9. Spanish Steps

Italy (Rome)

10. Temple of Artemis of The Ephesians

Turkey (Ephesus)

 

 

 

 

famous landmarks quiz

Quiz 7 – Round 6 – The World

This week’s geography round is a famous landmarks quiz. We will give you the name of a landmark, you need to tell us the name of the country it is in.

1. The Acropolis

Greece

2. Potala Palace

Tibet

3. The Petronas Twin Towers

Malaysia

4. Brandenburg Gate

Germany

5. Angel Falls

Venezuela

6. Christ The Redeemer

Brazil

7. Belvedere Palace

Austria

8. Angkor Wat

Cambodia

9. Konark Sun Temple

India

10. Petra

Jordan

 

To download the famous landmarks quiz as a PDF contestant question paper, please click on the link below:

 

 

 

 

Geography Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 2 – Round 4 – Geography

1. How many miles as the crow flies is it from John O’Groats to Land’s End? 603, 703 or 803?

603 miles.

2. In which country would you find the Dolomite mountains?

Italy

3. Lima is the capital of which Country?

Peru

4. Which 2 main London railway stations have the word Cross in their names?

Charing Cross and Kings Cross.

5. Which is the largest lake to be situated entirely within Canada?

Lake Bear (Lake Superior is only partly within Canada)

6.  Which is the largest island in the World?

Greenland (accept also Australia if you wish – please see comments below)

7. How many Countries does Mexico border?

3  (U.S.A, Guatemala and Belize)

8.  The Bahamas lie off the coast of which US state?

Florida

9.  In which capital city would you be if you had visited Grafton Street and the Ha’penny bridge?

Dublin

10. Which English airport would you find off junction 8 of the M11?

London Stansted

To download the geography quiz questions as a PDF question paper, with questions only and spaces for contestant answers, please click on the grey box below:

 

 

 

 

Geography Quiz Questions

Quiz 1-Round 1-Geography

1. What is the name of the official national anthem of the USA?

The Star-Spangled Banner

2. Which female politician was the Prime Minister of Australia between 2010 and 2013?

Hon. Julia Gillard MP

3. What is the capital city of Afghanistan?

Kabul

4. Which two colours are on the flag of Poland?

Red and white

5. Which is the only US state to begin with the letter ‘P’?

Pennsylvania

6. On a UK Monopoly board, which street shares the same colour as Leicester Square and Piccadilly?

Coventry Street

7. The bank Santander shares its name with a town in which country?

Spain

8. Paraguay has borders with Brazil, Bolivia and which other country?

Argentina

9. The summit of Mount Everest sits on the border between which two countries?

Nepal and China

10. What is the national currency of Egypt?

The Pound

To download a quiz sheet, with questions only plus gaps for answers, please click on the grey box below.