Geography 41

From the quiz on 27/6/17.

  1. Which animal species appears on the state flag of California? Grizzly bear

  2. What is the capital of the Italian island of Sicily? Palermo

  3. In which South American country are Angel Falls, the highest (uninterrupted) waterfall in the world? Venezuela

  4. The New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Abbey Pumping Station and National Space Centre are tourist attractions in which English city? Leicester

  5. Which country’s Euro coins depict, amongst others, the capital’s Secession Building, Belvedere Palace, St Stephen’s Cathedral, primroses and a gentian? Austria

  6. Lake Assal, the lowest point in Africa and the third-lowest on Earth, is located in which African country? Djibouti

  7. The seismically- and volcanically-active Mid-Atlantic Ridge runs through the centre of which island country? Iceland

  8. Which Polynesian country’s national flag consists of a red field with a white canton charged with a red Greek cross? Tonga

  9. The Kuril Islands are an archipelago situated between, and territorially disputed by, which two countries? Japan and Russia

  10. In which London borough are the British Library, British Museum, Great Ormond Street Hospital, St Pancras station, Euston station and the main campus of University College London? Camden

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