Intermediate Geography Quiz 1 (20 Questions)

1.) What European country contains the Bastille?

2.) Most people refer to the Hellenic Republic by what name?

3.) What city acts as the capital of Canada?

4.) What island ranks as the largest in the Mediterranean Sea?

5.) What country shares Lake Titicaca with Bolivia?

6.) What river ranks as the longest within Europe?

7.) The location of what capital city reaches further north than any other?

8.) Nicknames for what London traffic circle included “the hub of the British Empire”?

9.) What Great Lake borders Chicago?

10.) What body of water contains more salinity than any other on Earth?

11.) Nicknames for what archaeological site include “The Lost City of the Incas”?

12.) What desert ranks as the hottest in North America?

13.) What imaginary line encircles the Earth at approximately 23 degrees south latitude?

14.) What continent lies closest to Antarctica?

15.) Featuring a free connection to the open sea, what “E”-term refers to a party-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it?

16.) The Apennine Peninsula mostly comprises what country?

17.) The bodies of water constituting Niagara Falls contain what two islands?

18.) What animals most closely associate with Pier 39 in San Francisco, California?

19.) What usually measures as smaller between these two choices: rills or brooks?

20.) What continent contains the Great Rift Valley?

Answers
1.) France
2.) Greece
3.) Ottawa
4.) Sicily
5.) Peru
6.) the Volga
7.) Reykjavik, Iceland
8.) Piccadilly Circus
9.) Lake Michigan
10.) the Dead Sea
11.) Machu Picchu
12.) the Mojave Desert
13.) the Tropic of Capricorn
14.) South America
15.) an estuary
16.) Italy
17.) Luna Island & Goat Island
18.) sea lions
19.) rills
20.) Africa

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