Geography Trivia Questions for Different Age Groups

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Geography Trivia Questions for Kids

  1. What is the tallest mountain in the world? Answer: Mount Everest
  2. What is the longest river in the world? Answer: The Nile
  3. Which country is home to the Eiffel Tower? Answer: France
  4. Which is the biggest country in the world? Answer: Russia
  5. What are the names of the five oceans? Answer: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Southern
  6. Which planet is closest to the Earth? Answer: Venus
  7. The United States consists of how many states? Answer: 50
  8. Where is the coldest place on Earth? Answer: Antarctica
  9. What’s the capital city of Canada? Answer: Ottawa
  10. What do you call a chain of mountains? Answer: A range
  11. What is the capital of England? Answer: London
  12. Where would you find the Statue of Liberty? Answer: New York
  13. What is the official language of Australia? Answer: English language
  14. What is the capital city of the American state of Arizona? Answer: Phoenix
  15. Name the latitude that runs through the centre of the Earth. Answer: Equator
  16. What’s the largest island in the world? Answer: Greenland
  17. What heats the water in a natural hot spring? Answer: Magma
  18. Where is the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Answer: Italy 

Geography Trivia Questions for Teenagers

  1. What is the capital of Denmark? Answer: Copenhagen
  2. What is the name of the biggest desert in the world? Answer: Sahara Desert
  3. Which river flows through the rainforest in Brazil? Answer: The Amazon
  4. What is the name of the supercontinent that existed 200 million years ago? Answer: Pangea
  5. Which country has the largest population in the world? Answer: China
  6. Which city is the Golden Gate Bridge located in? Answer: San Francisco 
  7. Name the second tallest mountain in the world? Answer: K2
  8. What’s the name of the longest river in the US? Answer: Missouri River 
  9. Which two states don’t share a border with any other US state? Answer: Hawaii and Alaska 
  10. Which direction do latitude lines run on a globe? Answer: Left to right 
  11. Mount Fuji is the highest point located in which country? Answer: Japan 
  12.  Which country has the most volcanoes? Answer: Indonesia 
  13. Name the largest waterfall in the world. Answer: Victoria Falls 
  14. Which large river flows through London? Answer: The Thames
  15. Off of which coast do you find the Great Barrier Reef? Answer: Queensland 
  16. Which river forms part of the boundary between Mexico and the United States? Answer: Rio Grande
  17. What do you call smaller rivers that flow into another river? Answer: Tributaries
  18. Which US state has the fewest counties? Answer: Delaware 

Questions for Adults

  1. Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata are major cities in which country?
    Answer: India
  2. How many time zones does Russia have? Answer: 11
  3. Which are the seven continents in the world from largest in area to smallest? Answer: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia
  4. Name the three deserts on the continent of Africa. Answer: The Sahara, the Namib and the Kalahari
  5. What do you call land with water on three sides? Answer: Peninsula
  6. Ljubljana is the capital of which country? Answer: Slovenia
  7. Which country has the abbreviation “CH”? Answer: Switzerland
  8. Name the U.S. state that’s home to no documented poisonous snakes. Answer: Alaska 
  9. Which country are the Great Pyramids of Giza located in? Answer: Egypt 
  10.  Name the smallest country in the world. Answer: The Vatican City 
  11. What’s the name of the tallest mountain in Canada? Answer: Mount Logan 
  12.  Where is the world’s largest airport located? Answer: Saudi Arabia (King Fahd International Airport in Dammam)
  13.  In what ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located? Answer: Atlantic Ocean 
  14.  What is the name of the deepest point in Earth’s oceans? Answer: Mariana’s Trench
  15. Name the river that flows through the Grand Canyon. Answer: Colorado River
  16. The ‘Roof’ of the world is referred to which place? Answer: Pamir Knot

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