Geography 10

From the quiz on 12/5/15.

  1. What is the longest river in France? Loire

  2. What is Sweden’s second-largest city (by population), after Stockholm? Gothenburg (Göteborg)

  3. What colour is the central vertical stripe on the flag of the Central African Republic? Red

  4. What is the southernmost national capital city? Wellington

  5. Which island country was formerly known as Ceylon? Sri Lanka

  6. In which mountain range is K2, the second-highest mountain on Earth? Karakoram

  7. Which bird, native to the tropical Americas and venerated by the ancient Mayans and Aztecs, lends its name to the standard monetary unit of Guatemala? Quetzal

  8. Which is the only US state to be divided into regions called “parishes” (rather than the standard “counties”)? Louisiana

  9. Which strait separates Tasmania from mainland Australia? Bass Strait

  10. Which major city is principally served by O. R. Tambo International Airport, the busiest airport in Africa? Johannesburg

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