Geo Bee Sample Questions: The World
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The Rio Hondo forms a boundary between Mexico and which other country?
Which lake is on the border between Chad and Cameroon?
St. George's Channel divides the United Kingdom from which nation?
Which country is the United States largest trading partner?
La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia. What is the constitutional capital?
Which mountain range is the traditional division between Europe and Asia?
San Juan River
Which river forms part of the border between Costa Rica and Nicaragua?
Which country is the most populous in the world?
The Bikini Atoll, where the US tested nuclear weapons, is located in which country?
The Nordic Council is composed of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and what other country?
Gibraltar is controlled by which country?
What is the most commonly spoken language in the world?
What is the largest desert in the world?
Which is the only English-speaking country in Central America?
The Forbidden City is located in which Asian capital?
Which country lies to the west of Austria?
Denmark lies on which peninsula?
Which country controls more area of the island of Hispaniola?
The Black Forest
The source of the Danube River can be found in which forest?
Located within Tanzania, which is Africa's tallest mountain?
Which country controls the European enclave of Kalingrad?
Which country is located northwest of Nicaragua?
The United States mined Baker and Howland Islands in the pacific for what natural resource?
The Roman emperor Hadrian built a wall in which country?
The Mosquito Coast is located in which country?
Polders, which are lands reclaimed from the sea by using dikes and pumping, can be found in which country?
Which is the largest lake in Africa?
Which is the largest lake in Central America?
Which country annexed Tibet in 1950?
Where did Fletcher Christian and the rest of the "HMS Bounty" mutineers settle?
The first major city in the Western Hemisphere was located in which country?
Walloons and Flemings are the two cultural groups of which country?
Hernan Cortes defeated the Aztec Empire, which was located in which modern country?
The Great Rift Valley is located on which two continents?
Which country includes Caprivi's Finger?
Where did Charles Darwin observe different types of animals which helped him later develop his theory of natural selection?
Which country includes Anatolia?
In 1707, England and Wales formally united with which other territory to form Great Britain?
What is the least densely populated country in the world?
Which country, along with Colombia, forms the border of North and South America?
Which country has the world's highest minimum elevation?
The International Court of Justice and the headquarters of Europol are located in which European city?
What are the natives of Australia called?
Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein
Name South America's capitals.
A ship sailing from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal would mostly travel in which direction?
Which country invaded Afghanistan in 1979?
Mt. Everest is located along the border of what two countries?
What is the smallest autonomous state in the world?
Which country has the highest per capita income?
On a UN relief mission, under the command of the US, 30 U.S. soldiers lost their lives in the course of the conflict and where dragged through the streets of Mogadishu in this country.
The Barbary Coast of Africa is located along which body of water?
Basque separatists desire independence from which country?
Which country was the first modern democracy?
The French Riviera contains which small country?
The Taj Mahal, the mausoleum of Arjuman Banu Bagam, is in which country?
The sacred Muslim city of Mecca can be found in which country?
France and Spain jointly rule which country?
Which country controls the Caribbean island of Montserrat?
Which country claims to be Europe's oldest republic?
Which country lies completely within South Africa?
Which country relies more on nuclear power -- France or Romania?
The majority of the border between Canada and the United States runs along which parallel of latitude?
In which African country are the native people of Indonesian descent?
The world's tallest building is in what country?
The world's largest monolith Uluru (also called Ayer's Rock) is located in which country?
Which country has the highest mountain outside of Central Asia?
Which country is the largest in the world by area?
German, French, Italian, Romansch
What are the 4 official languages of Switzerland?
The Blue Nile and the White Nile combine to form the Nile at which capital city?
Which country is the world's leading producer of both bauxite and wool?
Which country produces the largest number of motion pictures per year?
Which country controls Western Sahara?
Which major river flows through Venezuela?
Cape Morris Jessup
The northernmost point of land on Earth is found in Greenland. What is it called?
Which is the longest railroad line in the world?
In which country are humans outnumbered by sheep by more than 10 to 1?
Which West African country's north and south boundaries parallel a river?
The Kashmir region is disputed by India and which other country?
How many provinces does Canada have?
Which country is the world's leading banana exporter?
Which capital city is east of Warsaw, Prague or Minsk?
The mouth of which major river is located in Mozambique?
Which country is located west of Haiti, Cuba or the Dominican Republic?
Which is the longest freshwater lake in the world?
What is the longest river in Europe?
K2, the 2nd highest mountain in the world, is located along the border between what two countries?
On which Japanese island is Tokyo located?
Rio de la Plata
What is the river and estuary formed by the confluence of the Uruguay River and the Paraná River on the border between Argentina and Uruguay.
What is the name of Canada's newest territory (1999)?
What is the deepest lake in the world?
Which African country is located closest to Spain?
Which African country is the only one in which Spanish is the official language?
Machu Picchu is located in which country?
Which city is the capital of the Republic of Ireland?
The Rub' al Khali (or Empty Quarter) is located within which country?
The name of which Eastern European country means "Black Mountain"?
Which Indian Ocean country of islands has its own continental shelf?
In which country would you find the Southern Alps?
What is the world's most visited mountain?
Mexico is divided into how many states?
The Tyrrhenian Sea is surrounded by the territory of which country?
Lake Nyasa forms part of the border between Tanzania and what other African country?
Which former Yugoslav republic's name caused trouble, because it was the same as one of the provinces of Greece?
which country is the world's leader in cocoa bean production?
Which Canadian province is predominately French?
Which African country was settled by freed slaves?
The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea to which body of water?
Amelia Earhart was on her way to which island in the Pacific when she disappeared?
Transylvania, the home of Count Dracula, is in which country?
The world's southernmost city, Ushuaia, is located in which country?
Japan has yet to sign a peace treaty ending WWII with Russia because Russia has refused to return which islands to Japan?
Which country is located west of Sweden?
On what British-controlled island in the Atlantic was Napoleon finally exiled until his death?
Great Slave Lake
What is the deepest lake in North America?
Myanmar was fomerly known by what name?
Which river touches more countries (10) than any other?
Which mountain range runs through Austria?
Papua New Guinea
Bougainville and the Bismarck Archipelago are controlled by which country?
If you travel east from Slovakia, which country will you enter?
Which continent contains the most countries?
Gulf of Mexico
What is the world's largest gulf?
Residents of this country, whose capital is Bandar Seri Begawan, are mostly Muslims, the ruling sultan is one of the world's richest men and there are no taxes. social services are free.
Which Pacific island country has a large population of Hindus?
Which country gained independence from Brazil in 1825?
The Crimean Peninsula juts into which body of water?
What is the only Catholic country in Asia?
Lake Volta is located in which African country?
Which country is located west of Thailand?
Which country attempted to adjust the International Date Lne so that the entire country would have the same day?
Bohemia and Moravia are regions of which country?
Which country has the lowest maximum elevation in the world?
What is the world's most densely populated island?
The Gulf of Bothnia is located off the coast of which country?
Savaii and Upolu are the two largest islands of which country?
The Aswan High Dam controls the flooding of which major river?
East Timor recently gained independence from what country?
Suriname was formerly a colony of which European country?
Guadalcanal, the site of bloody fighting during WWII, is part of which country?
Which river divides Paris into the left and right banks?
Which salty body of water is the lowest land elevation on Earth?
What is the title of the leader of the Vatican City?
The Sakhalin Peninsula is part of which country?
Located in Athens, this is the hill where you can find the ruins of the Parthenon.
Which modern country contains most of ancient Mesopotamia?
Which country is crossed by both the equator as well as the Tropic of Capricorn?
Papua New Guinea
The Coral Sea is located between Australia and which other country?
The Gulf of Aden is bordered by Somalia and what other country?
Which country, with the capital Bishkek, lies between China and Kazakhstan?
Which mountain range runs through Italy?
Guam is a territory of which country?
What holiday brings a great number of tourists to Rio de Janeiro?
Which country recently returned control of the Panama Canal to Panama?
Which is the smallest country in the Western Hemisphere?
Which country is divided into Turkish and Greek sectors with United Nations peace-keeping forces monitoring a cease-fire line?
What desert makes up most of Mongolia?
Which Pacific island country has a constitutional monarchy?
What Southeast Asian communist state has the capital city Vientiane?
A region called Punjab can be found in both India and which other country?
China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam all calim one or more of this group of islands.
What is the highest capital city in the world?
Which country was formerly known as the New Hebrides before it gained independence from France and the United Kingdom?
The Persian Gulf War was fought by a coalition of countries to liberate which country?
Which African country separated from Ethiopia in 1993 causing Ethiopia to become landlocked?
Rio de Janeiro
The statue "Christ the Redeemer" stands overlooking which Brazilian city?
Which Japanese city was the second to be devastated by an atomic bomb?
In what country is the launch site for the European Space Agency?
The ancient city of Carthage can be found in which modern country?
What Baltic state has Talinn as its capital?
In which South African country can you find the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, home to many flamingos?
Which island country can you drive to from Saudi Arabia?
Okinawa is part of which country?
Brazil was formerly a colony of what European country?
Gulf of Riga
Name the inlet of the Baltic Sea that is between Latvia and Estonia.
What country is the world's second most populous and leads the world in tea production?
The Sinai Peninsula and the Qattura Depression can be found in which country?
Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica
Name the 4 islands that make up the Greater Antilles.
Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is located on which island?
From what European country did Venezuela declare its independence?
Which country lies between Benin and Ghana?
The Maginot Line was built in the 1930s to protect which country's eastern border?
United Kingdom, France, Spain, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Ghana
0 degrees longitude (the Prime Meridian) passes through which 8 countries?