Geography 30

From the quiz on 4/10/16.

  1. The Spanish autonomous cities of Melilla and Ceuta are exclaves that have land borders with which African country? Morocco

  2. Which two Asian countries are separated by a DMZ (demilitarized zone) that broadly follows the 38th parallel north? North Korea and South Korea

  3. The three National Parks in Wales are Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons and a third consisting of much of the coastline of which Welsh county? Pembrokeshire

  4. Which city was the capital of Nigeria from 1914 to 1991 and is the largest city (by population) in both the country and the continent as a whole? Lagos

  5. Perhaps in reference to the cold or to a blue variety of potato formerly grown there, ‘Bluenose’ is a colloquial Canadian term for an inhabitant of which Canadian province? Nova Scotia

  6. The granite tor known as the Cheesewring, the sources of the Rivers Fowey and Camel, and a lake named Dozmary Pool, which is claimed to be the home of the Lady of the Lake, are all located in which upland region of England? Bodmin Moor

  7. In which European country is city of Karlstad, which stands where the country’s longest river, Klarälven, flows into the largest lake in the European Union, Vänern? Sweden

  8. Which region of Asia has a name that literally means “five waters” in reference to the Indus tributaries Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum? Punjab

  9. Salar de Uyuni, which at over 4,000 square miles is the largest salt flat in the world, is located in the southwest of which South American country? Bolivia

  10. The Cyclades island group derives its name from the Greek for ‘circle’ because they were regarded in antiquity as encircling which sacred but now uninhabited island, on which Apollo and Artemis were born in Greek mythology? Delos


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