Need another round for your pub quiz? Try these geography quiz questions

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Not to boast or anything, but we'd definitely consider ourselves quiz experts by now. From the Royal Family to Disney movies to food logos, there's not much we don't know the answer to or can't wrangle a guess for during our weekly pub quiz. And yet we could always do with a challenge: enter the geography quiz.

It's been quite a few years since our geography lessons at school, and so we have to admit we're slightly rusty when it comes to the landmarks of the world (the Colosseum is in Rome right?) and don't even get us started on the formation of an ox-bow lake.

Thankfully, there's no questions about ox-bow lakes in this quiz, but there will be a few questions that will test your geography skills. So with that in mind here are our 60 best geography quiz questions. Good luck!

Easy geography quiz questions

  1. What's the longest river in the world?

  2. How many US states are there?

  3. Where are the Great Pyramids of Giza located?

  4. What are the names of the five oceans?

  5. What is the largest country by area in the world?

  6. What is the capital city of France?

  7. What is the longest above water mountain range in the world?

  8. What is the closest planet to Earth?

  9. What type of leaf is on the Canadian flag?

  10. What is the smallest country in the world by population?

Easy geography quiz answers

  1. The River Nile

  2. 50 states

  3. Egypt

  4. Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and the Antarctic

  5. Russia

  6. Paris

  7. The Andes

  8. Venus

  9. A maple leaf

  10. The Vatican City

Hard geography quiz questions

  1. How many US states begin with the letter 'M'? (Name them for an extra point)

  2. To the nearest thousand, what is the population of Liechtenstein?

  3. What countries do the Himalayan Mountains cover?

  4. What is the capital city of Uruguay?

  5. The White Sea is located next to which country?

  6. Which current active volcano is the eldest?

  7. How many countries are there in Africa?

  8. What continent is the only one to span all four hemispheres?

  9. Which country has the longest coastline?

  10. Where is the source of the Mekong River located?

Hard geography quiz answers

  1. Eight - Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri and Montana.

  2. 39,558 people

  3. India, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Myanmar

  4. Montevideo

  5. Russia

  6. Mount Etna

  7. 54

  8. Africa

  9. Canada

  10. Mount Guozongmucha

United Kingdom geography quiz questions

  1. How many counties are there in England?

  2. What's the longest river in the UK?

  3. In which country is the Blencathra hill located?

  4. Which three UK counties have the longest coastlines?

  5. In which county is Stonehenge located?

  6. How many UK cities start with the letter 'C'? (Name them for an extra point)

  7. What is the population of the city of Belfast?

  8. Which is the most southerly of the Channel Islands?

  9. Where does the River Thames, start and end?

  10. What mountain range is known as the "spine" of England?

United Kingdom geography quiz answers

  1. 83

  2. The River Severn at 354km

  3. England

  4. Cornwall (1,086km), Essex (905km) and Devon (819km)

  5. Wiltshire

  6. Nine - Cambridge, Canterbury, Cardiff, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Chester, Chichester, Colchester, Coventry

  7. 345,418

  8. Jersey

  9. The River Thames' source is in Gloucestershire, and ends at the Thames Estuary in Essex

  10. The Pennines

World capitals geography quiz questions

  1. How many countries have multiple capital cities?

  2. What is the capital city of Portugal?

  3. Hanoi is the capital city of which country?

  4. In which country would you find Santiago?

  5. Which capital city is known as 'the capital of Europe'?

  6. What is the capital city of Morocco?

  7. Oslo is the capital of which country?

  8. Which capital city has the largest population?

  9. What is the most southerly capital city?

  10. What capital city is known as the 'city of love'?

World capitals geography quiz answers

  1. 14 - Bolivia, The Netherlands, South Africa, Cote D’Ivoire and Benin, Chile, Georgia, Honduras, Malaysia, Montenegro, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Western Sahara

  2. Lisbon

  3. Vietnam

  4. Chile

  5. Brussels

  6. Rabat

  7. Norway

  8. Beijing

  9. Wellington, New Zealand

  10. Paris, France

World landmarks geography quiz questions

  1. Where is Chapultepec Castle located?

  2. What are the seven wonders of the natural world?

  3. Where was the Statue of Liberty created?

  4. What's the tallest building in the world?

  5. How long is the Great Wall of China?

  6. On which river does the Taj Mahal stand on the banks of?

  7. In which century is Machu Picchu said to have been created?

  8. The Angel of The North is in which UK town?

  9. In which US city would you find a famous giant wall of gum?

  10. Where is the Blue Mosque located?

World landmarks geography quiz answers

  1. Mexico City, Mexico

  2. Mount Everest, Aurora Borealis, Harbour of Rio De Janeiro, Grand Canyon, Great Barrier Reef, Victoria Falls, Parícutin

  3. France

  4. The Burj Khalifa in Dubai

  5. 21,196 km

  6. Yamuna River in Agra, India

  7. 14th century

  8. Gateshead

  9. Seattle, Washington

  10. Istanbul, Turkey

Physical geography quiz questions

  1. What is the flattest country on Earth?

  2. What percentage of the world's water do rivers and lakes hold?

  3. What is the largest island in The Mediterranean?

  4. Which countries does the Congo River flow through?

  5. Which US state is the Grand Canyon located in?

  6. Mount Vinson is located where?

  7. What body of water separates the UK from The Isle of Wight?

  8. The Caspian sea borders which countries?

  9. What is the most current active volcano in Hawaii?

  10. For an area to be considered a desert, what volume of rain must it recieve a year?

Physical geography quiz questions

  1. The Maldives

  2. 1%

  3. Sicily

  4. Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon

  5. Arizona

  6. Antarctica

  7. The Solent

  8. Kazakhstan, Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkmenistan

  9. Kīlauea

  10. Less than 25cm per year

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