Geography 25

From the quiz on 7/6/16.

  1. What is the capital, but only the second-largest city, of Vietnam? Hanoi

  2. In which US state is the secret military base popularly known as Area 51? Nevada

  3. Which public park in Bath is situated just behind the Holburne Museum at the northeast end of Great Pulteney Street? Sydney Gardens

  4. The Sea of Galilee, otherwise known as Lake Tiberias or Lake Kinneret, is the lowest freshwater lake in the world and the largest in which country of Western Asia? Israel

  5. Lake Titicaca, the world’s highest navigable lake, is situated in the Andes on the border of which two South American countries? Peru and Bolivia

  6. Much of the border between the contiguous United States and Canada broadly follows which northern circle of latitude? 49th parallel (north)

  7. The peninsula in northwest England known as the Wirral is situated between the estuaries of which two rivers? Dee and Mersey

  8. At about 2,900ft, Pen y Fan is the highest peak in which British national park? Brecon Beacons

  9. Iqaluit, which is situated on Canada’s largest island, Baffin Island, is the capital and largest city of which Canadian territory? Nunavut

  10. Which African country’s flag consists of six equal horizontal bands of black, yellow, red, black, yellow, red (top to bottom) and a central white disc charged with the national bird, the grey crowned crane? Uganda

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