Quiz 649: World Geography for All Examinations

1. Which of the following is correct set of capitals of Austria, Albania, Hungary and Slovenia respectively?
[A]Vienna, Tirana, Bucharest, Sofia
[B]Vienna, Kiev, Budapest, Ljubljana
[C]Prague, Kiev, Budapest, Bratislava
[D]Vienna, Tirana, Budapest, Ljubljana
Answer: Vienna, Tirana, Budapest, Ljubljana
Austria – Vienna; Albania – Tirana; Hungary – Budapest; Slovenia – Ljubljana
2. Which of the following straits is located between North and South Islands of New Zealand?
[A]Cook Strait
[B]Bass Strait
[C]Foveaux Strait
[D]Torres Strait
Answer: Cook Strait
Cook Strait lies between North and South Islands of New Zealand Bass Strait is a sea strait separating Tasmania from the south of the Australian mainland, specifically the state of Victoria. Foveaux Strait lies between Stewart Island and North Island of New Zealand Torres Strait lies between New Guinea and Australia
3. The Tropic of Capricorn passes through which one of the following countries in African continent?
Answer: Botswana
The Tropic of Capricorn passes through Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, and Madagascar in Africa.
4. Which one of the following is the largest city of Africa?
Answer: Lagos
Lagos in Nigeria is the largest city in African continent.
5. In which of the following countries you will find a marshy swamp called “Sudd”?
[B]South Sudan
Answer: South Sudan
The Sudd, also known as the Bahr al Jabal, As Sudd or Al Sudd, is a vast swamp in South Sudan, formed by the White Nile.
6. Which of the following African countries is not land locked?
Answer: Sudan
Mali ,Chad, Niger are landlocked countries while Sudan in the east is surrounded by Red Sea.
7. The island of Socotra is a part of which of the following countries?
[D]Saudi Arabia
Answer: Yemen
Socotra is an small archipelago of four islands in the Indian Ocean and is under administration of Yemen. It is a UNESCO’s Natural World Heritage Site.
8. Mount Kinabalu is the highest mountain of which of the following countries?
Answer: Malaysia
Mount Kinabalu is a mountain on the island of Borneo and is highest mountain in Malaysia.
9. Which of the following is the busiest navigable river of the world?
Answer: Rhine
The Rhine, which flows in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and Netherlands, is the most important and busiest waterway in Europe. Other busy waterways include Seine and Loire rivers of France, Danube river of eastern Europe and Volga river of Russia.
10. Hoover Dam is built on which of the following rivers?
[A]Colorado River
[B]Nile River
[C]Rhine River
[D]Niger River
Answer: Colorado River
Hoover dam is a concrete and gravity dam in black canyon of the Colorado river on the Border between the US states of Arizona and Nevada. .

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