GeoBee Challenge Answers
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Which Of These Cities Is Located On A River Delta?
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GeoBee Challenge Answers
What city was named after the founder of a famous stagecoach line that once crisscrossed the West?
What city is the westernmost point on the Erie Canal?
Which major city is located in North Carolina and was near the site of the first important gold discovery in the United States?
The world's largest naval base is located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in which city?
What city is located on the western tip of Lake Superior and is an important port for shipping grain and iron ore?
What city was badly damaged during an earthquake in 1964 and is now the most populous city in Alaska?
Which of these cities is located at the highest elevation?
Which of these cities was an important Confederate port during the Civil War?
Which city was once a Spanish fort and is now home to an important naval base?
Which city is in southern Arizona and was part of the Gadsden Purchase of 1853?
Which city is in southern Nevada and saw its population grow by more than 80 percent in the 1990s?
Which of these cities has the highest annual rainfall?
Which city is in western Texas and lies directly across the border from the Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez?
Which city is located on Biscayne Bay in southeast Florida?
Which city is located in the eastern part of Washington State?
Which of these cities is located in an arid climate zone?
Which New England city is located north of Boston and witnessed the execution of alleged witches in 1692?
Which city replaced Williamsburg as a state capital?
Which of these cities is farthest south?
Which of these cities is located on the Delaware River?
Which capital city is located on the shores of the Narragansett Bay and was founded by Roger Williams in 1636?
Which city is famous for its steep hills and cable cars?
Which city was ruled by royalty at one time?
Which city has a harbor that is an important port on the East Coast?
Which city has weather affected by its location on a lake?
Which city is located near the Chesapeake Bay on the banks of the Severn River?
Which of these states is not a major producer of wheat?
Which of these states is not crossed by the Colorado River?
Which of these states does not border Tennessee?
Which of the following is not a Great Plains state?
Which of these has a state capital that is not named after a President of the United States?
Which of these states does not include part of Yellowstone National Park?
Which of these states does not have a continental climate?
Which of these states does not border Saskatchewan?
Which of these states is not part of New England?
Which of these states does not have a panhandle?
Which of these states is not located in the Pacific time zone?
Which of these states does not experience frequent tornadoes?
Which of these states was not part of the Cotton Belt?
Which of these states is not a major producer of cattle?
Which of the following states was not on the Oregon Trail?
Which of these states is not part of the Four Corners?
Which of these states does not have a large Hispanic population?
Which of these states is not an important source of coal for the U.S.?
Which of these states is not crossed by the Appalachian Mountains?
Which of these states does not border a Great Lake?
Which of these states is not bordered by a major body of water?
Which of these states does not experience hurricanes?
Which of these states is not a leading producer of cheese?
Which of these states does not have any barrier islands?
Which of these states is not a leading copper producer for the U.S.?
Which of these states does not border Mexico?
Which of these states does not experience frequent earthquakes?
Which of these states does not share a border with Texas?
Which of these states is not a leading producer of oil?
One of the world's largest potash deposits is located in Saskatchewan in which country?
Yekaterinburg lies on the eastern side of the Ural Mountains in which country?
The Tyrrhenian Sea separates the island of Sardinia from the mainland of which country?
Which country located southeast of Australia is one of the world's leading producers of wool?
Oil pipelines cross the Isthmus of Tehuantepec to the port at Salina Cruz in which country?
The confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile Rivers lies near Khartoum in which African country?
What Asian country traditionally organized its citizens into a strict caste system related to Hinduism?
The Gobi is the main physical feature in the southern half of a country known also as the homeland of Genghis Khan. Name this country.
Since 1960, thousands of people have migrated across the Straits of Florida to the United States from which country?
Large reserves of phosphates are found in which North African country that borders the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea?
The small African country of Lesotho is completely surrounded by which country?
Name the large island in the western Indian Ocean that is known for its lemurs and other unusual wildlife?
More than one-fourth of the world's bananas are exported from a South American country whose capital is Quito. Name this country.
Which country, historically the heart of the Ottoman Empire, lies primarily on the peninsula of Anatolia, or Asia Minor between the Black and Mediterranean Seas?
Which of these countries has the northernmost capital city?
Which island country gained its freedom from France in 1804, becoming the second country in the Western Hemisphere to win independence?
The highest and lowest points in the contiguous United States are both located in which state?
The rumba, a popular ballroom dance in America, was introduced to the United States from which island country?
An emir is the head of state in which country?
Which U.S. city, founded by Dutch immigrants, was once called New Amsterdam?
The Otavalo Indians, who are known for their ponchos, blankets, and other woven goods, are native to which mountain range?
The maple leaf and the beaver are national symbols of which country?
Which of these is NOT a landlocked country?
Which South American country was a member of OPEC until 1992?
Which river is a tributary of the Danube?
Which country, one of Africa's most densely populated, is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
Which country is a major exporter of copra, or dried coconut meat?
Geographe Bay, a popular vacation spot, is located about 150 miles (240 kilometers) south of which city?
Which river has its source in Germany's Black Forest?
Sweden's highest peak, Kebnekaise, is located in the Kjølen Mountains. These mountains run along Sweden's boundary with which country?
Goa, one of the states of western India, was a colony of which country until 1961?
Which West African country did NOT take its name from an ancient African kingdom?
The Mississippi River is to Minnesota as the Rio Grande is to WHAT?
The Equator is to Kenya as the Tropic of Cancer is to WHAT?
The Andes are to the Amazon River as the Great Dividing Range is to WHAT?
Popocatépetl is to Mexico as Stromboli is to WHAT?
Machu Picchu is to Peru as Tikal is to WHAT?
The islands commonly known as the West Indies also go by which name?
Japan is most similar in area to which U.S. state?
The residents of which European capital city are descendants of the Lusitanian people?
Which strategically located Mediterranean island was an important British naval base until 1979?
Which of these countries does NOT border the East China Sea?
In which city can you find street signs written in Pinyin, the phonetic spelling of the local language using the Roman alphabet?
Which country has a smaller population today than it had in the 1840s?
Canada's Prairie Provinces were settled by a large number of immigrants from which country that is also a major wheat-producing region in Europe?
Which former British colony was originally established as a settlement for debtors as well as a buffer against the Spanish?
Pashto and Dari are major languages in a landlocked Asian country that borders Pakistan. Name this country?
Which country in southwest Africa was once a center of the slave trade to Brazil and won its independence from Portugal in 1975?
Monotremes, or egg-laying mammals, are found in Tasmania, the southernmost state of what country?
Which Asian country, formerly called East Pakistan, is located on the Bay of Bengal?
The political regions of Flanders and Wallonia demonstrate the ethnic heritages of which European country?
Jagged limestone peaks, known as karst formations, are found near the Li River in which Asian country?
The ruins of the town of Isabela, one of the first Spanish settlements in the New World, are located in which Caribbean country?
Lyon, the capital of Roman Gaul, is found in the eastern region of which country?
Located between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, which Persian Gulf country has been ruled by the al-Sabah dynasty since the 18th century?
Which island country, with a Buddhist majority, was known as Ceylon before 1972?
Which country on the Scandinavian Peninsula is largest in area?
Samarkand, located on the famous Silk Road, is a popular tourist destination in which Central Asian country?
Which island country of the Greater Antilles uses English as its official language?
Lake Titicaca is located on the border of Bolivia and which other country?
Which country, known for its fjords, has the longest coastline in Europe?
The Festival of San Fermín at Pamplona is an important festival in which European country?
Impressionist painting was developed by painters such as Monet and Renoir in which European country?
What country is famous for its harmonious gardens that provide sanctuary for people living in large cities like Kyoto?
The oracle of Zeus at Dodona is located in which European country?
The Manchu are an ethnic group of which Asian country?
The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahri is on the west bank of which African river?
Maharashtra borders the Arabian Sea and is one of the most urbanized states of which Asian country?
Name the politically divided island in northwestern Europe that has a Protestant majority in the north and a Catholic majority in the south?
Seviche, a dish made with seafood, fish, and lemon juice, is very popular in Lima, in what country?
To see the monument to Queen Victoria at the gates of Buckingham Palace, you would travel to which country?
The city of Reykjavík originated on the site of the first Viking farmsteads on what island country?
Tamales are small, steamed cakes made with masa, or ground corn. Tamales are a popular dish in which country that borders the Gulf of California?
St. Basil's Cathedral, located in Red Square, is an Orthodox church in which country?
What Latin American capital city was built on the site of the Aztec Empire's capital, Tenochtitlán?
Which country has four official languages, including Romansh, which is based on ancient Latin?
Transylvania is a region that was made famous by a fictional character, Count Dracula. This region is located in which European country?
International skiers meet for a ski jump competition every year near Oslo in what country?
Tamil separatists are in conflict with the Sinhalese majority in which island country off the coast of India?
The most populous country in the Arab world borders both the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Name this country.
More than one-third of Canada's population lives in the only province that borders the Great Lakes. Name this province.
Zionism is a political movement that led to the creation of which country in Southwest Asia in 1948?
The Kuna, a people known for their colorful cloth designs, are native to the southernmost country in Central America. Name this country.
About half the people in South America live in which country?
Landscape Arch, one of the world's longest natural arches, is found at Arches National Park in which state?
The Adirondack Mountains, which cover much of the area between Lake Ontario and Lake Champlain, are in the northern part of which state?
During World War II, the United States temporarily seized control of the island of Okinawa from which country?
Bastille Day is a national holiday celebrated in which European country?
Rio de Janeiro and what other large city in Brazil are growing toward each other due to the high rate of urbanization?
Three volcanoes Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira make up what mountain about 140 miles (225 kilometers) south of Nairobi?
One of the world's saltiest bodies of water was known to ancient Romans as Lacus Asphaltites. Name this body of water east of the Mediterranean Sea.
Port Harcourt, a major oil exporting center, is located on the southern coast of which West African country?
What is the second most populated country in North America?
The Freedom Trail, a walking tour past such historic landmarks as Paul Revere's house and Old North Church, is in which New England port city?
Name the major city in Georgia that was captured and burned to the ground by Union forces under General Sherman in 1864.
What Alabama city was the subject of a 1955 and 1956 bus boycott organized by Martin Luther King, Jr., to protest bus segregation?
At what Virginia settlement were British forces defeated by American and French troops, ending the fighting during the Revolutionary War?
What city, founded by William Penn, was the site of the First and Second Continental Congresses?
Fort McHenry, site of the British attack that inspired Francis Scott Key to write
What northern California city was reduced to ruins following a strong earthquake and disastrous fire in 1906?
What city on the Potomac River was built in the late 1700s according to the plans laid out by Pierre L'Enfant?
In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools was illegal after hearing a case from which city in Kansas?
The Rio Grande de Santiago runs through Lake Chapala, the largest natural lake in which country?
The Guadalupe River flows past New Braunfels and Victoria in which U.S. state?
The meandering Elkhorn River joins the Platte River in the eastern part of which state?
Lake of the Woods is shared by Ontario, Manitoba, and which U.S. state?
Melville Island, where herds of musk oxen roam, is located north of Victoria Island in which country?
The San Andres Mountains parallel the Rio Grande as it flows through which state?
In which country bordering Chile would you find Patagonia, an extensive ranching region?
The Shoshone Falls are near the city of Twin Falls in which U.S. state?
Large ranches occupy a region called the Great Artesian Basin in which country that borders the Indian Ocean?
The Deccan Plateau makes up much of the peninsula of which country?
Mount Katahdin, the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, is the highest point in which U.S. state?
Beirut, Tripoli, and Tel Aviv all lie on the coast of which body of water?
What European country is dependent on a system of bridges and ferries for transportation between its main peninsula, Jutland, and its Baltic Sea islands?
The Azores islands and the Madeira Islands are territories of which country?
Which country has Lake Eyre as its lowest point and Mount Kosciuszko as its highest point?
Which Canadian province is home to Banff National Park, a popular tourist stop?
Cape Mendocino, southwest of the town of Eureka, is the westernmost point of which U.S. state?
Liverpool, historically an important industrial city in England, is a port on which sea that separates England from Ireland?
In which Asian country would you find kabuki actors using music and colorful, elaborate costumes to tell a story?
Which river flows from its source on the Tibetan Plateau through Pakistan before draining into the Arabian Sea?
When Muhammad, the Muslim Prophet, left Mecca, he traveled north to what Saudi Arabian city that is now sacred?
Which country, made up of more than 13,000 islands, has the second largest area of tropical rain forest after Brazil?
Lake Sakakawea is a 200-mile-long (320-kilometer-long) reservoir along which U.S. river?
Which of the three Baltic States lies closest to Finland?
About one-third of New Zealand's population lives in the area around its largest city. Name this city.
Which South American country has approximately 4,600 miles (7,400 kilometers) of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, contributing to the large tourism trade in that country?
The collision of the Eurasian and Indian continental plates resulted in the creation of which major mountain system?
In 1994, the exiled President Aristide returned to his homeland after United Nations forces restored democracy to what Caribbean island country?
Many of Russia's chief industrial centers have developed along the banks of a river that flows into the Caspian Sea. Name this river.
Name the sea that is an important shipping route between Australia and New Zealand.
Valparaíso, which was founded by the Spanish in the mid-1500s, is the oldest and largest port on the Pacific coast of which country?
The tiny principality of Liechtenstein has no airport, and the only railroad is owned by which country to Liechtenstein's east?
Uranium mines near the shores of Lake Athabasca are found in two Prairie Provinces in which country?
What town, located at the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, was the site of an 1859 raid on a U.S. armory just before the outbreak of the Civil War?
Albania, Croatia, Italy, and Slovenia all border an extension of the Mediterranean Sea. Name this sea.
Which African city was established near the head of the Nile River Delta, south of Alexandria, more than a thousand years ago?
The largest country in central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea to China. Name this country.
Cashews are an important export crop for Tanzania and which neighboring country to the north?
Name the body of water that separates the Korean Peninsula from mainland China?
Which country is not landlocked?
Which country does not border Bhutan?
Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel are islands within an archipelago that is also a U.S. national park. Name this national park.
A glacier-capped peak near the Equator in East Africa shares its name with the country that is known for its game parks and coffee production. Name this mountain.
Chennai, the city in eastern India formerly known as Madras, is a port on which large bay?
Which Colombian city lies on a plateau just west of the Llanos plains, a grassland region that stretches through eastern Colombia and western Venezuela?
The Bohemian Woods, a region that borders Germany, is a popular tourist destination in which European country?
Arabs from Africa named a large rock Gibraltar as they landed on what large European peninsula?
The Terai is a region of plains that extends from India's northern border to the foothills of the Himalaya in which Asian country?
Which major Australian city, located on the Port Jackson inlet, was threatened by fires in January 2002?
Which peninsula in southern Ukraine extends into the Black Sea and has a subtropical climate?
The southernmost island country in the Caribbean Sea has an ethnic mix of primarily East Indians and Africans. Name this country.
An open-air museum east of Interlaken preserves the French, German, and Italian heritage of which mountainous European country?
In May 2002, what South American country elected President Alvaro Uribe, the candidate who pledged to recruit one million citizens for a civilian defense force?
Formerly known as the Malagasy Republic, what country is the world's fourth-largest island?
A New Year's celebration known as Nowruz takes place in several countries, including an Asian country that borders the Caspian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. Name this country.
Robben Island Prison, the infamous prison that once housed Nelson Mandela, is located about six miles (ten kilometers) away from what South African port city on the Atlantic Ocean?
Which Scandinavian country has an official language related to Magyar, Hungary's national tongue?
Once known as Upper Volta, which West African country has many descendants of the Mossi people living in Ouagadougou?
Candomblé, a mix of Roman Catholic and African religions, is associated with which South American country?
Thailand's largest city and chief port is famous for its canal system known as khlongs. Name this city.
The Turpan, or Turfan, Depression, an oasis near the northern boundary of the Taklimakan Desert, is the lowest point in which country in eastern Asia?
What landlocked country was awarded ownership of the Aozou by the United Nations International Court of Justice after years of territorial dispute with its neighbor, Libya?
Name the ice-free, deepwater port that is one of Canada's most important ports for trade with Asia.
English is the official language in what South American country whose population is roughly 50 percent East Indian?
What exclave of Russia is located on the Baltic Sea?
In August 2002, the city of Prague was hit by a flood that raised the waters of what river that runs through the city?
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79, it buried the cities of Herculaneum, Stabiae, and which other Italian city?
In 2003, what European city became home to the United Nations' permanent court for prosecuting war criminals?
The Mayflower and the Titanic are two famous ships that began their transatlantic journeys at what British port city?
Name the port in northern Italy that has a long history of shipbuilding and was Christopher Columbus's birthplace.
The highest mountain in Papua New Guinea has the same name as the last kaiser, or emperor, of Germany. Name this peak.
The only Viking ship ever discovered in Sweden was found in the Göta River near Sweden's second most populous city. Name this city.
In July 2002, the U.S. Congress voted to authorize Yucca Mountain as a permanent repository for 77,000 tons of nuclear waste. Yucca Mountain is located in which state?
In May 2002, an invasive species of predatory fish was found in a pond about ten miles (16 kilometers) from the Chesapeake Bay, alarming scientists and wildlife managers in which state?
Cape Breton Highlands National Park is the site of an annual festival that celebrates the Scottish heritage of people living in an eastern Canadian province. Name this Maritime Province.
The Ginza, a shopping and entertainment district, got its name because shoguns used to mint their coins in the area. Name the Asian capital city where the Ginza is located.
Name the seismically active mountain range that runs most of the length of Italy.
Four African countries -Chad, Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon -border which lake located south of the Sahara?
The Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez both border what peninsula?
An island that was once the chief point of entry for European immigrants to the United States is claimed by both New York and New Jersey. Name this island.
The Amazon and the Paraná Rivers both flow through what country?
Western Canada's most populous metropolitan area has a large number of Chinese immigrants. Name this city.
Haiku is a form of poetry that originated in which island country in East Asia?
Name the Arab country that borders the eastern shore of the Dead Sea.
Name the Muslim country that is bordered by India and Myanmar.
The Foreign Legion is a military corps that has its headquarters near Marseille in which European country?
Prince Edward Island lies in a gulf that borders five Canadian provinces. Name this gulf.
The 2004 Summer Olympic Games were held in the capital city of the present-day country where the games originated. Name this city.
Name the country that is bordered by the Mediterranean, Black, and Aegean Seas.
The most populous city on the Tigris River is the setting for many of the stories of Arabian Nights. Name this city.
Mother Teresa's work among the poor was centered in one of India's most populous cities. Name this city in eastern India.
The prime meridian is also known by the name of a London borough that was the site of a royal observatory. Name this borough.
Name North America's most populous capital city.
Which country does not experience a tropical wet climate?
The Aswan High Dam creates a reservoir that extends from Egypt into which neighboring country?
For nearly 300 years Gibraltar has been a colony of what country?
Rotterdam is a major port located near what sea?
Name the capital city of Taiwan.
Name the landlocked country in eastern Africa that was once known as Abyssinia.
One of the world's longest vehicular tunnels was built through the highest mountain in the European Alps. Name this mountain.
Nigeria has extensive oil reserves in the Gulf of Guinea and in the delta of what major river?
Which island is farthest north?
Which of these African countries has the largest area?
Which of these cities is the most populous?
Panama separates the Pacific Ocean from which body of water?
What body of water lies between Saudi Arabia and Iran?
What country has the most time zones?
Perth is the most populous city on the west coast of what country?
Cape Roca, the westernmost point on the mainland of Europe, is in what country?
Name the mountain range that extends more than 1,000 miles from Kazakhstan's northern border to the Arctic Ocean.
The Murray River flows into what ocean on Australia's southern coast?
The Ebro River, which flows into the Balearic Sea, is in which European country?
Ben Nevis, the highest peak in the British Isles, is near Loch Linnhe in which major political unit of the United Kingdom?
The Maldives are located off the southwest coast of what country on the mainland of Asia?
What large island is located 200 miles northwest of Iceland?
What West African river flows in a great curve from Guinea through Mali and eventually into the Atlantic Ocean?
What coastal country borders both Argentina and Brazil?
In January 1998 archaeologists began restoring a temple on the Acropolis that had been damaged by pollution. This temple is in what capital city?
In October 1997 the legislature of the Caribbean island of Nevis voted to end its federation with what larger island?
In February 1998 President Shevardnadze of the Republic of Georgia escaped an assassination attempt as his motorcade drove through his country's capital city. Name this city.
More than 100,000 people fled to the neighboring countries of Liberia and Guinea during the nine months that a West African country was ruled by a military. Name this country.
In March 1998 heavy rains in the province of Baluchistan caused flooding in which South Asian country that borders the Arabian Sea?
In March 1998 violence broke out in Kosovo between Serbian forces and a group of ethnic Albanians. This violence occurred in what former country?
In July 1998 Russia planned to bury the remains of the last tsar, Nicholas II, and his family in the former imperial capital city. Give the present-day name of this city.
In March 1998 fires burned a large area near the rain forest home of the Yanomami people. These fires occurred in the northern part of which country in the Western Hemisphere?
In April 1998 Malaysia deported illegal Indonesian workers, forcing them to leave from a port on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula. This port is on what strait?
During U.S. President Clinton's trip to Africa in March 1998, he spoke to schoolchildren in a town near Kampala. This visit occurred in what country?
In April 1998 the Shroud of Turin went on display at the cathedral in the city of Turin. This city is located on what major river in Italy?
In February 1998 heavy snow and civil war hindered earthquake-relief efforts in a remote and mountainous region south of Tajikistan. This region is in what landlocked country?
In March 1998 high winds in parts of Egypt, Lebanon, and other Middle East countries forced the brief closure of what canal?
Volcanoes in Taal Volcano Island National Park have erupted more than 30 times since the 16th century. This park is in which Asian island country named for a Spanish king?
The Torres del Paine National Park is located along the fjord-marked Pacific coastline of which country in the Western Hemisphere?
Sareks National Park is in one of the most remote parts of which country that borders the Gulf of Bothnia?
Sobo-Katamuki National Park is located on the southernmost of Japan's major islands. Name this island.
Geothermal activity caused by diverging tectonic plates creates streaming hot springs in Thingvellir National Park. This national park is in what island country?
Mount Cook National Park takes its name from the highest mountain in which island country on the southwestern part of the Ring of Fire?
Amboseli National Park, located north of Mount Kilimanjaro, is in what country that borders Tanzania?
Cotopaxi National Park takes its name from snowcapped volcano summits. This park, which is located 50 miles south of the Equator, is in which country along the eastern rim of the Pacific?
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, which is located northwest of the city of Hobart, is on an island that is part of what country?
Gran Paradiso National Park was established to provide protected habitat for ibex, which had been hunted near extinction. This park is south of the Matterhorn in what country?
Kudus are among many animals that drink at waterholes in Kruger National Park, part of which was set aside by the President of Transvaal in the late 1800s. This park is in what country?
Flamingos feed at the salt marshes of Doñana National Park, which lies at the confluence of migratory paths for European and African birds. This park is located along the Gulf of Cádiz in what country?
Many plants in Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve get water both from rainfall and the mist that hangs in the air. This preserve is located south of Nicaragua in what country?
The Tiergarten, which was nearly destroyed during World War II, is a famous park in the capital city located between the Oder and the Elbe Rivers. Name this city.
Central America's most populous country has more than 12 million people. Name this country, which borders Mexico.
Denim is a fabric named for the city of Nimes, where it was first made. This city is west of the Rhône River in what country?
Magyars are the largest ethnic group in a Central European country that borders Slovakia. Name this country.
Rock paintings in the Tibesti Mountains suggest the region once had a much wetter climate. This region is occupied by nomadic herders in what desert?
The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, one of the world's largest churches, was built during the 1980s in the French-speaking country on Ghana's western border. Name this country.
Hundreds of wooden stave churches, containing both Christian and Viking symbols, were built during the Middle Ages in the Nordic country that borders the Barents Sea. Name this country.
Toros coleados, a form of bullfighting in which the bull is thrown by its tail, is practiced in the easternmost part of the Llanos. This region is in what country that borders the Caribbean Sea?
The sacrifice of a bear is an important religious ceremony for the Ainu, the indigenous people who live on the northern island of which Asian country?
The Potala was the home of the Dalai Lama until he fled into exile in 1959. The Potala overlooks what Himalayan city?
Muslims in the city of Mopti pray at mosques constructed of clay around a wooden frame. Mopti is southeast of Mauritania in what country?
Rocks form symbolic ships that mark Viking burial sites in the country that separates the North Sea and another body of water called the Kattegat. Name this country.
Stone temples built approximately 5,000 years ago can be found about five miles from Valletta along the coast of what island country north of Africa?
Hindus who live in the most populous Muslim country revere Mount Agung and believe it is the center of the universe. This volcano is in what island country?
Mont-Saint-Michel, an abbey off the Normandy coast, is in an inlet for the Gulf of Saint-Malo. This gulf is an extension of what larger body of water?
The face of the sun god adorns a wall of a temple at Kohunlich, an ancient Mesoamerican city in the state of Quintana Roo. This temple is on what peninsula?
Several cross-shaped churches at Lalibela were carved out of solid bedrock. Some churches are found east of Lake Tana in the highlands of which African country?
San Agustín was an important ceremonial center in what country north of Ecuador?
A giant statue of Buddha at the confluence of the Min and two other Asian rivers was carved out of a cliff to protect boatmen from dangerous currents. This statue is in what officially atheist country?
Raiatea, one of the Society Islands, was an important religious and cultural center for ancient Polynesians. Today Raiatea is part of what overseas territory?
The fertile floodplain of the Chao Phraya River is the chief rice-growing region in what country?
In 1981 the TGV cut travel time within a European country by providing high-speed train service between two cities. This train service began in what country in Western Europe?
The Maritsa River flows through an important agriculture region in a country that borders Greece and Romania. Name this country.
The fertile Plain of Sharon is a major citrus-growing region along the Mediterranean coast in what country?
One of the Prairie Provinces produces more oil and natural gas than all of the other Canadian provinces combined. Name this province.
Santos, a major coffee-exporting port, is on the Atlantic coast of what country?
Which country in South Asia is the world's leading producer of tea?
Name the city that became Côte d'Ivoire's chief port after it was linked to the Gulf of Guinea by the construction of a canal.
In February 1998 a major power failure temporarily crippled the economy of New Zealand's most populous city. Name this city.
The Jos Plateau, also known as the Bauchi Plateau, is an area of tin mining located northeast of Abuja in which West African country?
A booming economy has given which European country the nickname the
Chaparral is a type of low scrub vegetation found in regions that have climate characterized by hot, dry summers and mild, moist winters. Name this climate.
A national park in the state of Assam provides habitats for both tigers and one-horned rhinoceroses. What is the name of the river on which this park is located?
Tigers once lived along the Syr Darya, a river that flowed to an inland sea. What is the name of this sea?
The region around a large lake north of Almaty was once habitat for tigers. Name this lake.
The westernmost of the Lesser Sundra Islands once provided habitat for a now extinct tiger subspecies that shared its name with the island. Name this island.
The capital city southeast of the Tonle Sap is near the edge of current tiger habitat. Name this city.
A mountain range along the northern edge of the Taklimakan Desert once provided habitat for tigers. Name this mountain range.
Tigers live in the mangrove swamps of the Sundarbans, a river delta region that spans the border between two countries. Name the body of water this delta borders.
Scientists study tigers at Way Kumbas National Park on the southeastern coast of Sumatra. What sea borders this park?
Mandalay is located near the edge of current tiger habitat. On which river is this city located?
Royal Chitwan National Park, the site of a tiger-habitat restoration project, is in the foothills of the most populous Himalayan kingdom. Name this country.
The river that forms part of Mauritania's southern border shares its name with what neighboring country?
In 1768 the Gurkhas captured a city in a Himalayan valley and made it their capital. Name this capital city.
Name the judicial capital of South Africa.
Name Ecuador's most populous city and chief port.
In February 1998 an Asian island country marked 50 years of independence from the United Kingdom. Name this country.
The Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, had been the dominant political party in which North American country throughout most of the 20th century?
Name the smallest island country in the Mediterranean Sea.
The balboa is the official currency of the country that occupies the land the explorer Balboa crossed to reach the Pacific Ocean in 1513. Name this country.
Name the easternmost national capital on the mainland of Africa.
Name the country off the southwest coast of India that is made up of a cluster of almost two dozen atolls.
The densely populated Kanto Plain is located near Tokyo Bay on what island?
Andorra is located in what mountain range?
Chapultepec Park, which was once the site of a residence for Aztec rulers, is in what capital city?
Name the world's largest saltwater lake, which has traditionally been a major source of sturgeon for caviar.
Chile has extensive copper reserves in what desert?
The Huang Ho is commonly known by what English name?
What English-speaking Central American country was formerly known as British Honduras?
A capital city on the Malay Peninsula was founded in the 1850s by tin miners. Name this city.
In the early 20th century, an international competition selected a design for the federal capital city that replaced Melbourne. Name this capital city.
Windsor lies at the western edge of Canada's most heavily populated area. This city is in which province?
In 1911 a revolution that began in the present-day city of Wuhan overthrew the imperialist government of what country?
Malawi, Mozambique, and what other country border Lake Malawi?
The Main River, which is a source of hydroelectric power for Germany, is a tributary of what river?
Name the Southeast Asian country that gained independence from the Netherlands in 1949.
Barley is an important crop grown in East Anglia, the easternmost region in what country?
Many klongs, or canals, in the most populous city on the Indochina Peninsula have been filled in and replaced by streets. Name this city.
The Yamal Peninsula, which lies north of the Arctic Circle, holds what may be the largest natural gas reserves in the world. This peninsula is part of what country?
Sugar production and tourism help give which country on Hispaniola the highest gross national product?
France's oldest city is also its chief seaport on the Mediterranean Sea. Name this city.
Inch'on, which was the site of a landing by U.S. troops in 1950, is the chief port for what nearby capital city?
Jersey and Guernsey, dependencies of the British crown, are part of a group of islands located between England and France. Name this island group.
A deep gorge called the Iron Gate is located on the border between Serbia and what country to the northeast?
The most famous library of ancient times was located in what coastal Egyptian City?
Buddhism was founded in which Asian country about 500 B.C.?
The Green Line was in place from 1975-1990 to separate the Christian and Muslim areas in the only national capital city located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Name this city.
After the American Revolution, many Loyalists from the southeastern states emigrated with their slaves to Exuma and other islands that today are part of what former British colony?
Name the river that flows from its source near Lake Baikal across Siberia to the Laptev Sea.
South America's lowest elevation is found on the Valdés Peninsula. This peninsula is along the Atlantic coast of what country?
Victoria Falls is located on the border between Zimbabwe and what other country?
About 90 percent of the people in which landlocked South American country speak Guaraní, an indigenous language?
Oil production in the United Arab Emirates is centered on the country's capital city. Name this city.
Xerxes I, ruler of the Persian Empire, crossed the Hellespont on a bridge of boats to invade Greece in 480 B.C. What is the present-day name of this strait?
France's largest overseas department borders the Atlantic Ocean. Name this department.
The Karoo, an arid region known for sheep raising, covers much of the Cape provinces in which African country?
In 1936 Ethiopia was made part of Italian East Africa after the occupation of what capital city?
The Hanseatic League was formed by German merchants in the 13th century to protect their trade interests along the North Sea and what other sea?
New Zealand's two main islands are separated by what strait?
Egypt's blockade of the Strait of Tiran in 1967 to prevent Israeli shipping was a cause of the Six Day War. This strait is at the southern end of what gulf?
Whitewashed houses are a common site for tourists visiting the Cyclades islands. The Cyclades are part of which European country?
In the 1840s the Sultan of Oman relocated his capital to a small island off the coast of East Africa. Name this island, which became a center of ivory and slave trade.
According to legend, Manx cats reached the Isle of Man by swimming from a wrecked ship. The Isle of Man is located west of Great Britain in what sea?
A major nickel deposit was discovered on the mainland of Newfoundland near what sea?
Lake Constance is bordered by Germany, Austria, and what other country?
During the 17th century several European countries vied for whaling rights around the Spitsbergen archipelago. These islands are now part of what country?
The Hangay Mountains are in the central part of a landlocked Asian country where herding is an important economic activity. Name this country.
The Northern Territory's largest town south of the Macdonnell Ranges was founded as a station on the Overland Telegraph Line in the late 1800s. Name this Australian town.
Navigation on France's longest river is limited by silting and periodic flooding. Name this river.
The ancient astronomer and geographer Ptolemy used Hierro as the location of the prime meridian. Hierro is part of what group of Spanish islands off the coast of Africa?
Pine and eucalyptus trees have been planted to support the wood pulp industry in the country that is almost surrounded by South Africa. Name this country.
Doha was a pearl and fishing center before oil production began in 1949. This city is in what country?
Although nearly 1,000 miles from the coast, a city near the confluence of the Río Negro and the Amazon is accessible to oceangoing vessels. Name this port city.
South Africa's chief seaport is on Natal Bay, an inlet of the Indian Ocean. Name this port city.
The Jaffna Peninsula, a region inhabited primarily by Tamils, forms the northern tip of what island country?
Italy's chief port is on a gulf of the Ligurian Sea. Name this port city.
For 250 years Spanish galleons carried on a flourishing trade between Acapulco and a port on an island in East Asia. Name this port, which served as Spain's trade center for East Asia.
Name the channel formed by the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers that flows into the Persian Gulf.
Oil refining is an important economic activity on the largest island in the Netherlands Antilles. Name this island.
Name the easternmost national capital city in Central America.
One of the world's largest hydroelectric dams spans the Angara River at Bratsk. This dam is in what country?
A city on the Yangtze River northwest of Shanghai was China's capital when the Communists took control of the country in 1949. Name this city.
Before capturing Samarkand, Alexander the Great crossed the Oxus River, which flowed from the Pamirs to the Aral Sea. Today, the river is known by what other name?
Fishing and sheep raising are the chief economic activities in a group of Danish islands that lie northwest of the Shetland Islands. Name these islands.
A desert, which has a name meaning
From the mid-1600s to the mid-1800s, a city on Kyushu was the only Japanese port open to foreign trade. Name this port city.
Malaysia, China, and the Philippines are among the countries that claim sovereignty over a group of islands in the South China Sea. Name these islands.
The giant tortoises of Aldabra live on an atoll in the island country that lies northeast of the Comoro Islands. Name this country.
Asturias, a major mining region in the Cantabrian Mountains, borders what bay?
The Titanic was built in the shipyards of the city at the mouth of the River Lagan. Name this city.
More than 80 million people live in the European Union's most populous member country. Name this country.
Río Muni is the mainland portion of the only African country that has Spanish as its official language. Name this country.
The Gila River flows west from New Mexico across which other state?
Name the capital of the only South American country that borders the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
Name the inland sea in Central Asia that once was the world's fourth largest lake, but which has been drastically reduced by agricultural use of water flowing into it.
The Inland Sea borders three of the four major islands that make up which country in Asia?
Name the country along the northern coast of South America that is the continent's only member of the oil cartel known as OPEC.
Some of the world's most severe weather, including the strongest gust of surface wind, has been recorded on top of which mountain in the state of New Hampshire?
Which populated place on Baranof Island served as the principal town of Russian America until Alaska became a U.S. territory?
Albany and New York City are major ports on which river?
Where is Chapultepec Park, home to such cultural landmarks as the National Museum of Anthropology, the Museum of Colonial Art, and Maximilian's palace?
Name the sea that has a warming effect on the climate along Germany's northwestern coast.
Mining is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy of the largest country in the Western Hemisphere. Name this country.
The Blue Ridge are to the Appalachians as the Dolomites are to the what?
What country has the third largest area?
In 1667, the Dutch traded land that is now part of New York City for land on the Caribbean coast of South America. This land now makes up which South American country?
The capital of the country that makes up more than 70 percent of the Arabian Peninsula is one of the most isolated capital cities in the world. Name this city.
Silesia, one of Europe's principal coal-producing regions, is mostly in what country?
Music of the sitar, a long-necked stringed instrument, is most commonly associated with which country in southern Asia?
Water from the Snake River makes it possible for which mountainous state to produce more than one-quarter of the country's potato crop?
The Great Dividing Range is to Australia as the Grampian Mountains are to what?
Poi is a food commonly associated with people native to which state?
The number of countries that make up the Balkan peninsula in Europe almost doubled in 1992 as a result of the breakup of which country in Eastern Europe?
Pretoria is the administrative capital of a country in Africa. Name the country's legislative capital.
What country in Asia makes up part of a mainland peninsula and part of the island of Borneo?
The Sea of Azov, which borders Ukraine and Russia, is an inlet of which larger inland sea?
Baja California and Yucatan are peninsulas of what country?
The Lewis and Clark expedition of 1804 to 1806 began at the mouth of the Missouri River and ended at the mouth of what other North American river?
The mouth of the Rio Grande is in which state?
The world's southernmost national capital is on an island country that is famous for its glaciers and fjords. Name this city.
Vietnam's history and culture have been influenced by the fact that it was controlled by which European country from 1883 to 1954?
Which city on the Lena River is an important fur trading center in Siberia?
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday celebrated in the United States by people who emigrated from which Latin American country?
Antwerp, because of its location near the North Sea, has become the chief port and commercial center of which country in Europe?
Badlands National Park and Mount Rushmore are west of the Missouri River in which state?
Name the capital of the only country in the Middle East that borders the Caspian Sea.
A country in Central America that gained its independence from the United Kingdom in 1981 is home to the world's first jaguar preserve. Name this country.
The world's highest-quality emeralds are mined near Bogota in which South American country?
Name the Caribbean country that traces its cultural heritage to West Africa and France.
The Tigris and Euphrates Rivers have their sources in which eastern Mediterranean country?
The world's northernmost national capital is heated almost entirely by geothermal energy. Name this city.
The construction of the Aswan High Dam has caused silt to build up in what lake?
The Turpan Depression, an oasis near the northern boundary of the Taklimakan Desert, is the lowest point in which country in eastern Asia?
On average, each resident of which industrialized country produces more garbage than the people of any other country?
Most Palestinians live in a territory called the West Bank and in a country directly to the east. Name this neighboring country.
Which of these cities has the coolest average annual temperature?
The capital of one of the so-called Benelux countries is the administrative headquarters of the European Union. Name this city.
Myanmar is the official name of the country with the largest land area on the mainland of Southeast Asia. The country was previously known by what other name?
Name the river that provides irrigation for most of the cotton grown in Africa.
The most populous metropolitan area in the United States is at the mouth of the Hudson River. Name this city.
The Han are the most populous ethnic group in which mainland Asian country?
On a clear day you can see Mount Rainier, Puget Sound, and the Olympic Peninsula from which city?
Which of the following South American capital cities is not on the banks of the Rio de la Plata?
Goa, a former Portuguese colony bordering the Arabian Sea, is now a state in which Asian country?
Several countries in central Africa use a unit of currency known as the CFA franc. Most of these countries are former colonies of which European country?
The Mesabi Range, source of most of the iron ore mined in the United States, is in which state?
A ship canal connects which of these port cities with the Gulf of Mexico?
Name the westernmost capital city on the mainland of Europe.
What city, once the capital of imperial Russia, is the easternmost port on the Gulf of Finland?
In which state could you play midnight baseball in June without artificial lighting?
An agreement between the Roman Catholic Church and the government of Italy created one of the world's smallest countries. Name this country.
Death Valley, one of the hottest and driest places in the United States, is just east of which mountains?
The Ginza and Shinjuku are famous districts in one of the world's most densely populated cities. Name this city.
Name the sea that was created by the spreading of the earth's crust along the junction of the African and Arabian plates.
Which state borders Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi to the north?
What is the name of the body of water between the Bosporus and the Dardanelles?
During Africa's colonial period, which European power controlled most of eastern Africa from Egypt to what is now the Republic of South Africa?
The Chaco, a semiarid plain that is home mostly to cattle ranchers, makes up most of the western half of what landlocked country in South America?
New York is the only state that borders which lake?
Name North Africa's most populous metropolitan area.
Alberta and which other Canadian province are landlocked?
The San Juan Islands are off the coast of which state?
Which country in Europe is famous for its fjords?
The largest country in the Commonwealth of Independent States also has the greatest number of different ethnic groups. Name this country.
Genoa, the city believed to be the birthplace of Columbus, is in which present-day country?
Which city, sometimes called the Gateway to the West, is near the junction of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers?
Name the Asian capital city that was the site of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.
Which of these countries is part of Central America?
The republics of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are collectively known by a name shared with the body of water the countries border. Name this body of water.
Which river forms the eastern boundary of Missouri?
Which of the following is not a country in Eastern Europe?
Kodiak, Nunivak, and Baranof are islands that are part of which state?
In which capital city would you find such historic landmarks as the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike?
Which country does not border the Gulf of Honduras?
Which valley lies between the Allegheny Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains?
The Thames Barrier was built to protect which European capital city from tidal flooding?
The echidna, or spiny anteater, is native to Australia and the large island directly north of that country. Name this large island.
Nomadic herding is commonly practiced in which country?
Land bordering the mouths of the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers is part of the Tidewater region of which state?
Name the Scandinavian capital that is located on Zealand, an island near the entrance to the Baltic Sea.
Geneva, Bern, and Lucerne are cities in which European country?
Which one of the Great Lakes of North America has the largest surface area?
Most gerbils sold as pets in the United States are offspring of animals imported from the desert that covers much of Mongolia and part of China. Name this desert.
Which of these lakes has the largest surface area?
Which one of the 50 states shares the longest border with Mexico?
Name the capital of the present-day South American country that was the center of the Inca Empire.
Which state borders California on the north?
The highest and lowest points in North America are in which country?
Brazzaville stands directly across from what other capital city on opposite banks of equatorial Africa's chief river?
Bogota and Medellin are cities in which South American country?
Which state borders only one other state?
The Aegean, Ionian, and Adriatic Seas are all part of which larger sea?
Which state is closest to Russia?
Which port on the Great Lakes has developed as a major center for rail, plane, and ship traffic?
Lake Okeechobee is a physical landmark in which southeastern state?
Which waterway serves as a shortcut for most ships traveling from New York to Los Angeles?
After being banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Roger Williams established a new colony on Narragansett Bay, which became which present-day state?
Most of Yellowstone National Park is in which state?
Which of these cities is at the highest elevation?
Basques are a group of people who live primarily in the northern foothills of which country?
The term outback is commonly associated with the dry interior region of which country?
In 1652, the Dutch established which African port as a supply post for ships bound for Asia?
The port of Chicago is on the southwestern shore of which lake?
The Panama Canal links the Pacific Ocean with which other body of water?
Wild ponies attract tourists to the barrier islands of Assateague and Chincoteague. These islands help protect areas along which coast of the United States?
Which of the following is not an island group off the coast of Scotland?
Activity along the San Andreas Fault in North America helped create which peninsula?
In 1741, explorers discovered large populations of sea otters and fur seals in the waters around the Aleutian Islands. The explorers claimed the area for what country?
Which sea separates most of northeastern Africa from Asia?
Which of the following countries does not have one of the Romance languages as its official language?
If you took a raft trip through the Grand Canyon, which river would you be navigating?
Bayous, which provide habitat for a variety of fish and game animals, play an important economic role in states that have coastlines along which body of water?
What large body of water separates Texas from Cuba?
The capital of Nova Scotia is Canada's chief seaport on the Atlantic. Name this port city.
New Providence, Andros, and San Salvador are among the chief islands that make up which country?
Which Canadian province produces twice as much wheat as all the other provinces combined?
Which U.S. state straddles the Tropic of Cancer?
Baffin Bay and Davis Strait separate Baffin Island, in Canada, from which other island?
Boats called gondolas are used as a means of transportation in which European city?
Which body of water is due east of Washington, D.C.?
Name the oil-rich sea between the United Kingdom and Norway that helps make these countries the leading oil producers in Western Europe.
Which one of the contiguous United States has the northernmost point?
Name the country that is the world's leading exporter of wheat.
Which mountain range separates Spain from France?
In which region of North America would you expect to find permafrost?
Most of the world's highest mountains are part of which mountain system?
The so-called golden spike ceremony that marked the completion of the first transcontinental railroad was held at Promontory in what is now which state?
Name the only Asian country through which the Equator passes.
Which North American river connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean?
Which city, founded by the Dutch near the mouth of the Hudson River, was once known as New Amsterdam?
Piraeus serves as the port for the city that is the chief commercial and transportation center of Greece. Name this city.
Which country in Central America is the only one that does not border the Pacific Ocean?
Tasmania is the island state of which country?
The sinking of the battleship Maine in 1898, an event that led to the Spanish-American War, took place in the harbor of which city?
Traditionally, sugarcane and tobacco have been the chief exports of which country?
Byzantium was the Greek name for what present-day city in Turkey?
Lesotho is to the Republic of South Africa as San Marino is to what?
The Adirondack Mountains are found in which state?
Independence, a starting point for expeditions along the Oregon Trail, is a town in which state?
Which body of water is partially surrounded by Maryland?
The Outer Banks are barrier islands in which state?
The Gadsden Purchase included which present-day state?
Which river runs through South Dakota?
Which is the largest U.S. lake west of the Mississippi River?
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America, is in which state?
Which city is located on the northeastern shore of San Francisco Bay?
Cape Cod, known for its beautiful shoreline, is located in which state?
The Chicago River flows across northeastern Illinois from which lake?
Valley Forge National Historical Park is located just outside of which large city?
The Great Basin can be found in which state?
Mauna Loa is a large shield volcano located in which state?
The Potomac River flows past Washington, D.C., from its sources in which mountains?
Mobile is the chief seaport of which state on the Gulf of Mexico?
The Battle of Little Bighorn was fought in which present-day state?
Lexington and Bowling Green are cities located in which state?
The Sioux Indians once roamed which region?
Lake Okeechobee is in which state?
The geographic center of the lower 48 states lies in which state?
Which river runs between Arizona and California before entering Mexico?
The famous colonial town of Williamsburg is located in which state?
Lewis and Clark traveled through which present-day state as they explored the Louisiana Purchase?
Which of these states is most likely to experience a blizzard?
Which of these states borders the most Great Lakes?
Which of these states reaches farthest north?
Which of these states produces the most apples?
Which of these states is the most populous?
Which of these states borders the most states?
Which of these states is the most mountainous?
Which of these states is part of the Delmarva Peninsula?
Which state is home to the Little Missouri and Sheyenne National Grasslands?
Which state has the longest border with Mexico?
Which of these states produces the most corn?
Which of these states borders Lake Erie?
Which of these states is most likely to experience a tornado?
Which state was created over millions of years as the result of a hot spot in the Pacific Ocean?
What state produces more gold than any other state?
Which of these states is bordered by the Mississippi River?
Which of these states has the lowest average elevation?
Which of these states is located closest to the Tropic of Cancer?
Which of these states has the greatest population density?
Which of these states borders Lake Champlain?
Which state is home to Silicon Valley?
Which of these states is located closest to the Bay of Fundy?
Which of these states has the largest population?
Which of these states is adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico?
Which state has the longest border with Canada?
Which of these states does not have a coastline?
Which of these states is bordered on the southwest by the Savannah River?
Which of these states produces the most wheat?
In which of these states is the most land used for agriculture?
Much of the southern part of which state is located on the Allegheny Plateau?
About three-quarters of the population of which state lives in the Honolulu metropolitan area?
Pascagoula, a city nearly destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, lies on the Gulf Coast of which state?
Brownsville, an important border city on the Rio Grande, is located in which state?
Flagstaff, known as an astronomical center and home to the Lowell Observatory, is a city in the northern part of which state?
Lumbering and paper milling are two important economic activities in Missoula, a city located just south of the Flathead Indian Reservation, in which state?
The Merrimack River runs through Manchester, the largest city in which state?
For just over half a century, St. Mary's City was the colonial capital of which state?
The Rogue River runs through Grants Pass as it flows from the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean in which state?
Louisville, located on the Ohio River, is a major city in which state?
Newark is the largest city and an industrial center in which mid-Atlantic state?
Green Bay is located at the southwestern edge of the Door Peninsula, not far from Lake Michigan, in which state?
Chicle, an ingredient in chewing gum, is a sticky substance obtained from a tree native to which country?
Cotton, fruit, and grain are among the crops grown at El Faiyum, an oasis just south of El Giza, in which country?
Ethiopia is dependent on the seaports of which country to handle much of its foreign commerce?
Genoa is to the Ligurian Sea as Amsterdam is to WHAT?
Grande-Terre and Basse-Terre are the largest islands of a French overseas department in the Leeward Islands. Name this French overseas department.
Guadalajara has grown rapidly since the 1940s as a major industrial center in the state of Jalisco. Name the country in which it is located.
Havana, with a population of more than two million people, is a major port in the Caribbean region. Name the country in which it is located.
Historically a major shipbuilding center, the port of Gdan´sk is in which European country?
In 1979 the Ayatollah Khomeini declared which southwest Asian country an Islamic Republic after the ruling shah was forced to flee?
In April 2005, a volcanic eruption caused villagers to flee to the capital city of Moroni in which island country off the eastern coast of Africa?
In the 1880s, which country was the first to attempt to build a canal across Panama?
Kerala is to India as San Luis Potosí is to WHAT?
In the 1960s tropical fish dealers imported the walking catfish from Asia. This catfish, which is able to move across land, now inhabits Lake Okeechobee and other waterways in which state?
Kilts, bagpipes, and the sport of tossing the caber are part of the cultural heritage of which political unit of the United Kingdom?
Known for its leather goods and carpets, Marrakech is in the central part of which African country?
Kursk Oblast, site of one of the largest tank battles of World War II, is located on the border of Russia and which other country?
Llamas are to the people of the Andes as yaks are to the people of the WHAT?
Managua, a city of more than one million people, is located near a large lake with the same name. Name the country in which it is located.
Mezzogiorno, a word meaning
One of the world's largest known natural gas reservoirs, the North Field, belongs to what country in the Middle East?
Mohandas Gandhi effectively enforced a doctrine of nonviolent protest to help gain independence for which country?
Montevideo is a major port on the northern shore of the Río de la Plata. Name the country in which it is located.
More than four million people live in Santiago, located in a broad valley on the Mapocho River. Name the country in which it is located.
Of Japan's four major islands, which has the lowest population density and the largest rural population?
One of China's most densely populated provinces and major agricultural regions has its provincial capital at Chengdu. Name this south-central province.
One of the world's oldest parliamentary governments was founded in A.D. 930 on which island?
Pato, a sport originally played by the gauchos, is popular in which country?
Peking is to Beijing as Salisbury is to WHAT?
Porto-Novo, located on the Gulf of Guinea, is the capital of which African country?
Prince Rupert's Land is a historic region that made up much of which present-day country in the Western Hemisphere?
Scientists recently performed a CT scan of King Tutankhamun's mummy to learn more about the ancient Egyptian pharaoh who died in 1323 B.C., when he was about 18 years old. King Tut was entombed in the Valley of Kings near which ancient city?
Svalbard is to Norway as Lakshadweep is to WHAT?
The Anguilla Cays, part of the Bahamas, lie north of the Nicholas Channel about 50 miles from which island?
The Atherton Tableland, at the northern end of the Great Dividing Range, is known for its relatively high amount of rainfall. This tableland is located in which Australian state?
The boundary between the United States and Russia passes between which two islands in the Bering Strait?
The Brandenburg Gate, which takes its name from a region that was once part of Prussia, is an architectural landmark in what city?
The building of railroads caused which Canadian province, the easternmost of the Prairie Provinces, to expand in population several times in the late 19th and early 20th centuries?
The city of Granada is located in what present-day Spanish autonomous region that was conquered by the Moors in A.D. 711?
The city of Manaus is situated on a river near its confluence with the Amazon. Name this river.
The city of San José, located in a fertile valley, grew rapidly in the 19th century as a coffee-producing center. Name the country in which it is located.
The Coral Sea Islands, uninhabited except for a meteorological station, are an external territory of what country?
The Cordillera de los Frailes is located in the departments of Potosí and Oruro in which country?
The gypsy moth caterpillar, which strips trees of their leaves, was accidentally introduced in the 1800s near Cambridge. This city is located on the Charles River in which New England state?
The island country of Singapore is located at the tip of which peninsula?
The island of Socotra, off the Horn of Africa, belongs to which country?
The La Mancha and Somontano regions are to Spain as the Champagne and Burgundy regions are to WHAT?
The Plain of Catania is to Italy as the Plain of Adana is to WHAT?
The largest number of Azeris live in Azerbaijan and what other country?
The Lempa River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean, provides hydroelectric power in which Central American country?
The lionfish, a venomous coral reef fish, was likely introduced to the western Atlantic Ocean through aquarium releases. This fish can now be found near Cape Hatteras in which Atlantic state?
The population of La Paz is crowded into a narrow valley located near Lake Titicaca. Name the country in which it is located.
The Volga is to Europe as the WHAT is to Africa
Tower Bridge is to London as the Bridge of Sighs is to WHAT?
Tripolitania, Cyrenaica, and Fezzan are historic regions in which present-day African country?
What city served as Japan's capital for more than a thousand years and now lends its name to an international agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions?
What present-day island country in the Gulf of Guinea is believed to have been uninhabited when it was discovered by the Portuguese in the 1400s?
What small country, the world's most densely populated, lies on the Côte d' Azur near the France-Italy border?
Which river is known as China's Sorrow because of its history of disastrous floods?
Which Canadian provincial capital city is located in a region of marine west coast climate?
Which city had a lighthouse that was known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Which city is known for its elevated trains, which carry passengers around the Loop?
Which country celebrates an almost 200 kilometer long ice skating race called the Eleven Cities Tour?
What river borders more European countries than any other river on that continent?
Which country is NOT crossed by the Tropic of Capricorn?
Which Mediterranean principality has been ruled by the Grimaldi family for more than 700 years?
Which of these Canadian provincial capitals lies in a major oil -and gas-producing region?
Which of these countries is NOT a constitutional monarchy?
Which Russian city is located on the Gulf of Finland?
Which of these islands is NOT in the Caribbean Sea?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, which southwestern city has passed Philadelphia to become the fifth most populous city in the United States?
Parliament Hill, site of Canadian national government buildings, is in which city?
Which of these countries is NOT among the leading producers of cocoa?
Which of these major rivers is an example of a tributary?
Which of these present-day countries was NOT a republic of the Soviet Union before that country broke up in 1991?
Which of these countries has Arabic as an official language?
Which of the following is NOT considered one of the Nordic countries?
In 2001, El Salvador adopted the currency of which country, its largest trading partner?
Sumo and jujitsu are cultural traditions most closely associated with which Asian country?
Which city, devastated by war in the early 1950s, is now a major economic center even though it is only 25 miles from the Demilitarized Zone?
Which of these islands is NOT divided between two or more countries?
The crocus flower, whose dried parts are used to make the fragrant spice saffron, is NOT cultivated in which of these countries?
Which of these countries is ruled by a person known as a sultan?
Leningrad is to St. Petersburg as Constantinople is to WHAT?
Lesotho is to the Drakensberg Mountains as Andorra is to the WHAT?
Victoria is to Vancouver Island as Iqaluit is to WHAT?
The Panama Canal is to the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean as WHAT is to the Red and Mediterranean Seas?
Which island group is made up of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico?
Which city's location on the River Clyde helped it to become a shipping and industrial center?
Which city was built during the 1960s to become the capital of Pakistan?
Countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations have political and historical ties to which country?
Which region, home to Muslims and Hindus, has been the subject of a territorial dispute for 60 years?
The Mount of Olives overlooks which city containing sites sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims?
On July 1, 2007, which special administrative region marked the 10th anniversary of its return to China?
Which country is home to
The coastal regions of which place are LEAST likely to have many fjords?
Which river delta has been the site of many rebelattacks on pipelines and facilities near rich oil deposits?
Redwoods, the world's tallest trees, are found in which state?
The Appalachian Trail, which extends more than 2,000 miles, passes through which of these states?
Which city lies along the Willamette River?
Which Great Lake is bordered by Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana?
Tribes of Plains Indians, such as the Omaha and Pawnee, were inhabitants of which state?
Which of the following states has the most people per square mile?
Newport, a prominent seaport in colonial times, is now a popular tourist area located in which state?
The Platte is a tributary of which river?
The Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania link with what mountain group to the northeast?
The name of which state comes from the French words for
Which of these states is known for producing the most potatoes?
Which midwestern city is often described as the transportation hub of the United States?
Which U.S. state borders more Canadian provinces than any other state?
Which port city was the site of a historic tea party in 1773?
Which is the easternmost state in the contiguous United States?
Charleston is located on a peninsula between the Ashley and Cooper Rivers in which state?
Which city is located on Puget Sound?
Which river forms the southeastern boundary of Illinois?
Which northeast state borders Canada?
Which state capital is west of the Appalachian Mountains?
Niagara Falls is on the border between Canada and which state?
The Alamo attracts many visitors to San Antonio, a city in which state?
Albuquerque is the largest city in which state?
Which state capital is farthest north?
Which of these states produces the most wood pulp?
Which of these state capitals is located in a humid subtropical climate?
Which of these states has the most National Parks?
Which of these lakes is located farthest west?
Which of these cities has the most arid climate?
Which of these states has the greatest gross state product?
Which of these cities is the most likely to have desert vegetation?
Which of these states has experienced the most population growth in the last 20 years?
Which of these states produces the most macadamia nuts?
Which of these state capitals is closest to the Atlantic Ocean?
Which of these states produces the most monument granite and marble?
Which of these states has the most coastal marshland?
Which of these states has the most people per square mile?
Which of these states has the most wildlife refuges?
Which of these states is farthest east?
Which of these cities is located at the highest elevation?
Which state is the largest in terms of total land area?
Which of these states has the largest percentage of rural population?
Which these rivers is farthest north?
Which of these countries has the largest Islamic population?
In which of these countries is is water scarcity the greatest problem?
Which country is not bordered by the Orinoco River?
Which country is not crossed by the Tropic of Cancer?
Which country does not include a portion of the Andes Mountains?
Which country is not a major producer of oil?
Which country is not a major producer of iron ore?
Which country does not contain a desert?
Which country is not crossed by the Great Rift Valley?
Which country does not border the Bay of Bengal?
Which country is not part of the Arabian Peninsula?
Which country does not border Chad?
Wine making along the Ebro River in the region of La Rioja has contributed to the economy of what country?
Which country does not lie on the Eurasian Plate?
Which country does not border the Río de la Plata?
Which country does not border the Black Sea?
Which country does not have a Muslim majority?
In which country is ranching not a major economic activity?
Which island country is not part of the Greater Antilles?
Which country does not contain part of the Kalahari Desert?
Which country does not border Panama?
Which country does not border the Adriatic Sea?
Which of these state capitals is closest to the Gulf of Mexico?
Sakhalin Island is to Russia as New Britain Island is to WHAT?
The westernmost part of the Jura Mountains is located in which country?
The Amu Darya is to the Aral Sea as the Volga River is to WHAT?
The 18-mile-long Tasman Glacier, the longest glacier in New Zealand, flows down the eastern slopes of New Zealand's highest mountain. Name this mountain.
Peanuts are the principal export of the African country that is almost completely surrounded by Senegal. Name this country.
Honiara is the capital of an island country in the South Pacific. Name this country.
An arm of the Mediterranean Sea, located between the southeast coast of Italy and western Greece, is connected to the Adriatic Sea by the Strait of Otranto. Name this sea.
The islands of Alderney, Sark, and Guernsey are part of which European archipelago?
In the early 1990s, a separatist movement in the Caucasus region led to the creation of the Ingush Republic and which other republic to the east?
Canary Wharf, part of the Docklands redevelopment, is located on what European river that rises in the Cotswold Hills?
The culture of the Kerch Peninsula reflects the influence of the many empires that have controlled the area. This peninsula is located due south of what shallow arm of the Black Sea?
What river in Central America forms part of the boundary between Costa Rica and Nicaragua?
A change in the course of a major river may have led to the decline of the ancient city of Ur, once a center of Sumerian culture. Name this river.
The Danube and one of its major tributaries are generally recognized as marking the northern boundary of which peninsula?
Arnhem Land, which includes a tract of Aboriginal-owned land in northern Australia, lies west of what gulf?
Which of the following cities is the oldest city on the Korean Peninsula and the seat of a communist government.
The development of dictionaries in official languages like Xhosa, Tswana, and Ndebele is taking place in which country?
A city that is Switzerland's center for chemicals and pharmaceuticals is near the junction of France, Germany, and Switzerland. Name the city.
Lake Gatún, an artificial lake that constitutes part of the Panama Canal system, was created by damming which river?
The Indian mongoose was imported to a U.S. state to help control rats in sugarcane plantations. However, the mongoose has also killed many ground-nesting birds near Hilo in which state?
A coup in 1980 prompted a former Portuguese colony to sever its ties with Guinea-Bissau. Name this present-day island country.
A lengthy road bridge and rail tunnel link the islands of Fyn and Zealand in which European country?
A swampy region in northern Africa, known as the Sudd, is drained by tributaries of which river?
Albuquerque, New Mexico, is to the Rio Grande as Bismarck, North Dakota, is to WHAT?
Ancient rock carvings can be found in Saguia el Hamra, a region located in what disputed territory south of Morocco?
Asia's largest expanse of taiga, a type of forest, lies just south of the tundra in which country?
Asunción is located in the most densely populated part of a landlocked country. Name the country in which it is located.
Banana plantations surround the port city of Puerto Limón, located on the Caribbean Sea in which country?
Barriers at Woolwich protect what capital city against storm surges from the North Sea?
Bogotá, located in the northern Andes, is a city of more than six million people. Name the country in which it is located.
Cappadocia is to Turkey as Gascony is to WHAT?
Intricately carved and painted puppets, used in an ancient Southeast Asian form of shadow play, may be seen in religious ceremonies on an island in the Lesser Sundas that is predominantly Hindu. Name this island, where Denpasar is the provincial capital.
Which country does not share a border with Bangladesh?
Lima is home to more than a quarter of the population of a country on the Pacific Ocean. Name the country in which it is located.
This Huli tribesman wears face paint of clay and berries for a ceremony in the Southern Highlands region, northwest of the capital city on the Gulf of Papua. What is the name of this capital city?
The Gulf of Oman is to the Arabian Sea as the Gulf of Tonkin is to WHAT?
Pacific Rim National Park is located on Vancouver Island and is part of which Canadian province?
Greece and Turkey continue to work toward a resolution of their boundary and rights disputes over what body of water?
Located in a bay between the regions of Normandy and Brittany, the tidal island of Mont-Saint-Michel is regularly separated from the mainland of what country?
The yuan is the currency of which country that, as of 2004, had more phone lines than any other in the world?
The Great Northern Peninsula, which extends approximately 170 miles from Bonne Bay on the west to Cape Bauld at the tip, is located in Newfoundland in which country?
In 2005, severe drought caused a decrease in agricultural production in which country whose capital is Madrid?
Located on the Atlantic coast, which African country that is bordered on the east by Côte d'Ivoire has one of the world's largest national ship registries?
Which Southeast Asian country that is a member of OPEC produces approximately 1.4 percent of the world's daily oil?
The Colón Free Trade Zone, the second largest of its kind in the world, is located near the northern terminus of a major shipping route in what country?
What country, which lost its border on the Red Sea in 1993, was occupied by Italy prior to and early in World War II?
The Pillars of Hercules, named after a hero of ancient Greek mythology, mark the eastern entrance of what strategically important strait?
Haein-sa Temple, a Buddhist temple complex that holds 80,000 engraved wooden blocks of scripture, is located west of the city of Daegu in which East Asian country?
The most populous city in Azerbaijan is located on a peninsula that stretches into the Caspian Sea. Name this port city.
Known for its Blue Mountains, which country is the third largest island in the Caribbean?
Gold is an important export for a Pacific island country in which the population speaks more than 700 distinct languages. Name this country.
What South American country has the largest proven reserves of petroleum outside of Southwest Asia and Canada?
The Lofoten Islands are part of an archipelago that is more than 100 miles long located off the coast of which northern European country?
Lake Peipus, which empties through the Narva River into the Gulf of Finland, forms part of the border between Russia and which eastern European country?
The Strait of Messina, which connects the Tyrrhenian Sea with the Ionian Sea, lies between mainland Italy and what large island?
Baffin Bay and the Davis Strait separate Canada from Denmark's largest overseas possession. Name this island possession.
Lucknow, located on the Gomati River, was the site of a mutiny against the British in 1857 in what present-day South Asian country?
The Shan Plateau, where rubies and sapphires have historically been mined, forms the eastern part of which Southeast Asian country famous for its gemstones?
Broome, a town settled after the discovery of pearl-oyster beds offshore, is located on the northern shore of Roebuck Bay in which country?
The ancient city of Bosra, home to a well-preserved theater of the Roman period, can be found in which present-day country located in part along the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea?
Nickel is mined near Pico Duarte, one of the highest peaks in the West Indies. This peak is located in which country west of Puerto Rico?
Launceston is a port on which island in the Southern Hemisphere?
The Red River of the North forms the boundary between North Dakota and what state?
New York is in the same time zone as which other state?
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail runs through which state?
Guadalupe Mountains National Park is on the border between Texas and which other state?
The wettest place in the United States is Mount Waialeale in which state?
Which state has the largest total area?
Which bay is connected to the Atlantic Ocean?
Which of the following states borders the most states?
Which state was covered by glaciers in the last ice age?
Which state has the longest coastline?
Which of the following cities has a greatest earthquake risk?
Which city was formerly the capital of the United States?
Which is the southernmost state in the contiguous United States?
Which city is known as the
Which river generally flows westward before joining the Mississippi River?
Which of the following states has the largest desert region?
Which of these states produces the most corn?
Which state capital is west of the Continental Divide?
Which national park is on an island in a lake?
Which state has the lowest per capita income?
Which of the following states has the most land owned by the federal government?
Which of the following states has the largest Asian-American population?
Cliff dwellings, such as those in Canyon de Chelly, are in which state?
Gannett Peak, at 13,804 feet, is located in the Rocky Mountains and is which state's highest point?
Great Basin National Park is located in which state?
Which state is about 80 percent farmland?
Which state is bordered by both the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers?
Which of the following states produces the most coal?
Which of these states was home to the most textile mills during the Industrial Revolution?
Which of these states produces the most crude oil?
Which state was the first to secede from the United States in the months leading up to the Civil War?
Which of these states has the smallest capital city?
Which of the following states has the largest Native American population?
The production of maple syrup is an important economic activity in which state?
Which state is home to the U.S. Navy's Fleet Forces Command?
Lake Powell, a reservoir on the Colorado River, is shared by Arizona and which state?
In which state would you find Helen Keller's hometown of Tuscumbia, located on the Tennessee River?
In which Rocky Mountain state can you find Great Sand Dunes National Park, created in 2004 to protect America's tallest sand dunes?
Which state lies completely in the Mississippi River watershed?
Which New England state has the most forested land?
Which state has a population density of approximately one person per square mile?
The Arkansas River passes through which Great Plains state?
In which state can you find Andersonville, home to the National Prisoner of War Museum and a P.O.W. camp during the Civil War?
Which state is home to the oldest state capital, established by Spanish officials around 1610?
Red imported fire ants, native to South America, have a painful sting and can be found in parts of the southern U.S. These ants were first seen in Mobile, a city in which state bordering the Gulf of Mexico?
Hydrilla, introduced to Florida as an aquarium plant, now clogs many waterways in the United States. This plant, which is spread easily by boats, has been found near Washington, D.C., in which river?
The deep roots of the tamarisk, or salt cedar tree, can deprive native plants of water. Although concentrated in the arid southwest, this tree has spread as far as what state located north of Wyoming?
The melaleuca tree is believed to be drying up parts of a large swamp, making it uninhabitable to native plants and animals. This process is occurring in what swampy region?
European starlings were brought to the U.S. in the 1890s by a man who wanted to introduce every bird mentioned in Shakespeare's plays. He released more than 60 starlings into which city's famous Central Park?
A large rodent called the nutria, which was imported from South America, can destroy marsh vegetation. This rodent's destruction of Chesapeake Bay wetlands is a problem in which state?
In the 1960s tropical fish dealers imported the walking catfish from Asia. This catfish is able to move across land and now inhabits many waterways in what state located on a peninsula?
The Asian insect called the woolly adelgid has killed many hemlocks in Shenandoah National Park. This park, in the Appalachian Mountains, is in which state?
Asian long-horned beetles, which probably arrived in wooden pallets shipped from China, have infested many trees in the most populous Midwestern city. This infestation continues to destroy many trees in which city?
The green crab, which is native to northern Europe, was first seen on the U.S. west coast in 1989. This sighting occurred in what bay near the Golden Gate Bridge?
European wild boars, descended from animals that escaped from a nearby hunting preserve in the early 1900s, are known to disturb the natural vegetation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in which state?
Beginning in the 1890s, herds of reindeer, whose present-day numbers are small, were imported from Siberia and released in which state?
The Asian tiger mosquito, which can spread diseases to humans, was brought to the U.S. in used tires. This mosquito is now found in most states east of what river, which is over 2,300 miles long?
Since the 1820s, a plant called leafy spurge, which is difficult for ranchers to control, has spread, causing problems in which grassland region?
The Chinese tallow tree, whose seeds can be used in candles and soap, has spreadthroughout the southeastern United States. This tree was first introduced to what state located northeast of Georgia?
Biologists are trying to remove lake trout from Yellowstone Lake because they are predators of native fish. Yellowstone Lake is located in which state?
The Mediterranean fruit fly can destroy fruit crops. These flies have damaged citrus crops in Florida and which other state?
The aggressive Formosan termite has invaded southern cities, damaging wooden homes and buildings. This infestation is particularly destructive in which city known for its French and Cajun traditions?
Which of these South American countries shares a border with the most countries?
Which country's political boundaries extend across more than one continent?
Which country has the largest population of Maori people?
Which of the following countries is the most densely populated?
Which of these Asian countries has the driest climate?
Which of the following countries is the most mountainous?
Which of the following countries is the most reliant on desalination for its drinking water?
Which of the following countries has the greatest amount of proven oil reserves?
Which of the following countries has an economy that is most dependent on fisheries?
Which of the following countries has the highest life-expectancy rate?
Which of the following countries has the largest urban population?
Which of these island countries has the smallest total land area?
Which of these countries currently hosts the largest refugee population?
Which of these countries is home to the most species of primates?
Which of these countries has the most of the world's forested landcover?
Which country has the longest coastline on an ocean?
Which of these countries has the most boreal forests?
In which of these countries do the most tornadoes occur?
Which of the following is not a state in Australia?
A large portion of the population in which country does not speak Spanish?
Which body of water is not part of the Indian Ocean?
Which country does not lie along the Mediterranean Sea?
Which country is not located on part of the Indochina Peninsula?
Which mountain range is not located in the United States?
Which country does not border India?
Which country does not have French as an official language?
Which river is not located in South America?
Which country is not located on the Pacific Rim?
Which of the following countries is not made up of islands?
Which country's population is not predominantly Muslim?
Which country does not have a coastline on the Atlantic Ocean?
Afghanistan does not border which country?
Which modern-day country was not a part of the Roman Empire at any time?
Which of the following capes is not located in the Southern Hemisphere?
Which country does not have a high population density?
Which archipelago is not located in Asia?
Which country does not border the South China Sea?
Which island is not a part of Indonesia?
Which country is not landlocked?
Which island is not an overseas department of France?
What present-day country, located at the southwestern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, supplied frankincense and myrrh to the ancient world?
Medina is to Saudi Arabia as Assisi is to WHAT?
Which African country is largest in area?
Which island group is located in the Indian Ocean?
Which of these major cities is the most populous?
Which country borders the Baltic Sea?
Which island is farthest north?
Which body of water lies between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran?
Which European country has the largest population?
Which of these mountains extend across the most degrees of latitude?
Which desert is located in Asia?
Which of these rivers carries the greatest volume of water?
Which of these countries has the highest literacy rate?
Which of these lakes is farthest east according to their longitude?
Which of these countries is the smallest?
Which of these countries most recently declared their independence from the United Kingdom?
Which of the following cities has the least average annual rainfall?
Which of the following countries has the longest coastline?
Which of these cities is located farthest south?
Which of these countries has had the largest population growth?
Which of these cities is farthest east according to their longitude?
Which of these rivers is the shortest?
Which of these Caribbean islands is closest to the Tropic of Cancer?
Which of the following countries has the highest population density?
Which correctly describes the location of Edmonton, Alberta?
Which correctly describes the location of Aberdeen, Scotland?
Which correctly describes the location of Bratislava, Slovakia?
Which country has the shortest coastline?
Which country recently reinforced security barriers along its border with Yemen in an effort to stop illegal immigration?
Which country is connected to Sri Lanka by a chain of small islands called Adam's Bridge?
Which body of water lies near the southern end of Greenland?
Which of these countries has the most arable land?
Which of these countries that is made up of islands spans the most degrees of longitude?
The Coco River forms part of the boundary between Honduras and which neighboring country?
Lederhosen, which are thick leather shorts with suspenders, are part of a costume worn especially in the Bavarian Alps in Austria and which other country?
The North Magnetic Pole, which lies offshore near the Queen Elizabeth Islands, is in which country?
The Altiplano, second only to the Tibetan Plateau in elevation and extent, is shared by Peru and which neighboring country?
Close to 15 percent of the world's fish catch comes from what East Asian island country that is home to a seafood dish called sashimi?
Pamperos are strong wind and rainstorms that characterize the Pampas and the northeastern region of what South American country?
What European Union country has had to tighten its border regulations since 2004 because two of its neighboring countries, Belarus and Ukraine, are not part of the European Union?
The production and crushing of copra, the dried meat of coconuts, are important activities in a country that lies on the eastern half of the world's second-largest island. Name this country.
The residents of Andorra, a mountainous country located between Spain and France, have the longest life expectancy in the world. Name the mountain range that dominates Andorra's landscape.
The Tarim Basin, which is one of the world's largest lowland areas that does not drain into an ocean, is found in which country?
One of the world's largest producers of nutmeg includes a clove of the spice on its national flag. Name this Caribbean island country.
In 1979, all of the Caroline Islands except Palau ratified a constitution and became what present-day country in the South Pacific?
Many Dravidian temples are found in Chennai, a seaside city located in the southern part of which Asian country?
Ethiopia became landlocked when it lost access to what body of water after the independence of Eritrea in 1993?
In order to generate hydroelectric power, one of the world's largest artificial lakes was created in Ghana in 1965. Name this body of water
What was the name of the short-lived island republic that united with Tanganyika to form the country of Tanzania in 1964?
Completed in 1869, what manmade feature drastically shortened sailing time between England and India?
Oil spills from ships traveling through the Bosporus are an environmental concern in what country?
The damming of the Helmand River has caused conflict with a country to the west of Afghanistan. Name this country.
Buddhist monks pray at the Gandan Monastery located in which country that was home to Genghis Khan?