Geography 29

From the quiz on 6/9/16.

  1. What is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of South Australia? Adelaide

  2. The UK’s highest-numbered motorway, the M898, is located in which constituent country? Scotland

  3. In addition to Paris, which two French cities are divided into (municipal) arrondissements? Lyon and Marseille

  4. To which island country does the colloquial adjective Bajan pertain? Barbados

  5. What is the smallest country in the world (by area) whose head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, that is, is a Commonwealth realm? Tuvalu

  6. Which US state is the only one whose flag features the Union Jack? Hawaii

  7. Nizhny Novgorod, the fifth-largest city in Russia, was formerly named in honour of which political writer, who was born there in 1868? Maxim Gorky

  8. At about 1,886m, Puy de Sancy is the highest peak in which mountainous region of France? Massif Central

  9. Which inland sea was situated on the border between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan before it shrank dramatically as the result of the Soviet Union diverting its water for irrigation? Aral Sea

  10. The kwacha, subdivided into 100 ngwee in one country and 100 tambala in the other, is the standard monetary unit of which two bordering countries in southern Africa? Zambia and Malawi


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