Geography 43

From the quiz on 8/8/17.

  1. What is the capital of Iran? Tehran

  2. Which European country’s flag consists of three equal horizontal bands of red, white and red (top to bottom)? Austria

  3. Which US city is known as both The Crescent City and The Big Easy? New Orleans

  4. Which Asian country has Dzongkha as its sole official language and is ruled by the Druk Gyalpo (“Dragon King”)? Bhutan

  5. Which town in Buckinghamshire is renowned for its so-called “four Bs”: boots, beer, brushes and Baptists? Chesham

  6. In which city is the Turning Torso, which is the world’s first twisted skyscraper and (as of 2017) the tallest building in Scandinavia? Malmö

  7. What informal term for England or Britain is derived from the Hindi for “foreign country”? Blighty

  8. Ojos del Salado and Llullaillaco, the two highest active volcanoes in the world, are both on the border between which two countries? Argentina and Chile

  9. Inhabitants of which Australian state are known colloquially as “crow-eaters”? South Australia

  10. Musala, the highest peak in the Balkans, is located in Rila, the largest national park in which European country? Bulgaria


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