Geography Trivia

Trivia Questions for Kids: Part II
- Countries and Continents -

Our Geography Trivia Questions will tell you some really amazing facts about our world. Play the trivia quiz on continents and countries with your friends or learn some great facts to impress your family, teachers and friends.

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Geography Trivia
Questions and Answers

  Q1


Which city is the only city in the world situated on two continents?


  A1


Istanbul in Turkey is the city which sits on the Asian and European continent as the city spreads over two sides of a river canal, the Bosporus, which is separates the city in an Asian part and an European part.


  Q2


Which countries share the longest border in the world?


  A2


The border between the United States of America and Canada is the longest. It is over 8,800 km/5,500 miles long (including Alaska) and 8 Canadian provinces and territories and 13 US states are located along this border.


  Q3


Which desert is the biggest desert in the world, outside the Polar region?


  A3


The Sahara Desert is the biggest desert in the world and stretches over an area which is almost as big as the United States. It still grows every year!


  Q4


Which is the longest continental mountain range in the world?


  A4


The Andes in South America are the longest mountain range stretching over 7,200km/4,500 miles from north to south.


  Q5


Which is the largest volcano in the world?


  A5


The Mouna Loa on Hawaii is not only the largest but also the most active volcano. It last erupted in 1984 and the flanks of the volcano trembled with earthquakes for more than three years.


  Q6


Which is the world's largest country in size (area)?


  A6


Russia is the largest country in area, followed by Canada and China.


  Q7


Where do most of the world's population live?


  A7


More than 60% of the population on this planet live in Asia. More than 4.3 billion people live on the Asian continent.


  Q8


Which country in Europe has the biggest number of  inhabitants?


  A8


Germany has the biggest population in Europe. More than 82 million people live in this country in central Europe.


  Q9


Which is the longest river in Africa?


  A9


The Nile which flows through 11 African countries is more than 6,800km/4,250miles long. The river's mouth is in Egypt where it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.


  Q10


Which is the largest metropolitan city in the world (by population)?


  A10


Tokyo in Japan is the largest city by population. More than 37 million people live in the metropolitan city.



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