World Geography #1

World Geography #1

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1.

What is the capital city of Newfoundland, Canada?

Labrador
Halifax
St. John's
Grand Falls
I don't know
2.

On October 21, 1989, where did the Loma Prieta earthquake take place?

Kobe, Japan
San Francisco, U.S.A.
Mexico City, Mexico
Damascus, Syria
I don't know
3.

What is the capital city of Italy?

Sienna
Venice
Milan
Rome
Naples
I don't know
4.

What was the original color of the Statue of Liberty?

Dark red
Silver
Copper
Green
I don't know
5.

Which of the following countries does NOT include Portuguese amongst its principal languages?

Brazil
Cape Verde
Chile
Angola
Portugal
Mozambique
I don't know
6.

Where is the Gobi desert?

South Africa
Chile
Australia
Mongolia
I don't know
7.

How many different time zones are there in the U.S.A.?

2
3
4
6
I don't know
8.

What is the currency of Turkey?

Dinar
Peso
Shilling
Lira
I don't know
9.

What is Fresh Kills?

The world's largest landfill in Staten Island, NY
A huge abattoir (slaughterhouse) located in Tübingen, Germany
A wind farm at Gorgonia Pass, California
A lake sitting in a depression at the top of a volcano in Cameroon, Africa which discharged a lethal dose of carbon dioxide, killing 1700 people
I don't know
10.

Which country is bigger than Canada (geographically)?

U.S.A
China
India
Russia
I don't know
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