Geography 5

From the quiz on 2/12/14.

  1. What is the capital of the Australian state of New South Wales? Sydney

  2. Which country’s flag consists of a black double-headed eagle on a red field? Albania

  3. On which river does Baghdad stand? Tigris

  4. Which English county is bordered by Merseyside, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and Cumbria? Lancashire

  5. What is the standard monetary unit of Kenya? (Kenyan) shilling

  6. Niagara Falls straddles the border between which US state and which Canadian province? New York and Ontario

  7. Aotearoa, commonly translated as “land of the long white cloud”, is a native name for which country? New Zealand

  8. Which peninsula was the first area of the UK to be designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Gower

  9. Amharic is the official language of which African country? Ethiopia

  10. For what do the letters ZIP stand in ZIP code, the US equivalent of the UK postcode? Zone improvement plan

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