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Geography Trivia Questions


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Geography Trivia Questions


  1. How is igneous rock formed?

  2. True or false: South America is the world’s fourth largest continent?

  3. What type of fuel are coal, oil and natural gas?

  4. What word describes the point on the Earth's surface, directly above the focus of an earthquake?

  5. Which of the following is not a well-known river: Amazon, Britannica, Mississippi?

  6. What is the outer layer of the Earth called?

  7. The emergent, canopy, understory and floor layers all form part of a what?

  8. What term describes the movement of waves approaching the shore at an angle whilst transporting sediments and material?

  9. What are the two longest rivers in North America?

  10. What are convectional, frontal and relief all types of?

  1. What is the world's largest non-polar desert?

  2. Does the process of attrition cause strengthening or weakening?

  3. Which continent has the lowest population density?

  4. What occurs in large numbers in the Ring of Fire?

  5. What is the tallest mountain in North America?

  6. Unscramble the following word to reveal a tropical cyclone: NCRUHRIAE

  7. Is Cape Town in the North or South of Africa?

  8. What name is given to the imaginary line which divides the Earth into northern and southern hemispheres?

  9. Where are stalactites and stalagmites formed?

  10. What is the longest mountain range in the world?