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    Geography and travel trivia
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  • True or False. The Sahara Desert spans 10 countries.
    True. The enormous desert spans 10 countries (Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan and Tunisia)
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  • What is the language most spoken in the world (incl second/third/etc languages)?
    English
    Mandarin
    Spanish
    Hindi
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  • Where were apricots originally cultivated?
    China
    Morocco
    Belgium
    Mexico
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  • What is the tallest building in the world?
    Shanghai Tower in Shanghai
    Merdeka 118 in Kuala Lampur
    One World Trade Center in NYC
    Burj Khalifa in Dubai
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  • What is the most visited museum in the world?
    British Museum in London
    Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC
    National Air and space Museum in Washington, DC
    The Louvre in Paris
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  • What is the most visited country in the world?
    USA
    France
    China
    Spain
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  • What is the smallest country in the world by area?
    Liechtenstein
    Nauru
    Monaco
    Vatican City
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  • What is the largest country in the world by land mass?
    USA
    Canada
    Russia
    China
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  • What is the largest state in the US by land mass?
    Texas
    Alaska
    California
    Florida
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  • No country in the world starts with this letter.
    Z
    Y
    X
    Q
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  • What is the longer river in the world?
    Nile
    Yellow
    Yangtze
    Amazon
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  • Which county spans 5 time zones but only operates on 1 time zone?
    India
    Russia
    China
    Mexico
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  • What is the most populous country in the world?
    India
    Nigeria
    Mexico
    China
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  • Where was tea invented?
    India
    England
    Japan
    China
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  • True or False. New York, NY USA is north of Rome, Italy.
    False. Rome is further North than New York City. New York City is about the same latitude as Naples Italy.
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  • True or False. The official name of only 2 countries begins with “The”.
    True. Officially, only two countries as of 2018 have “the” in their official English country names; The Gambia and The Bahamas.
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  • Name 5 common things people forget to pack for vacation/travel
    Power cables, chargers, sunscreen, toothbrushes, razors, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, floss, toiletries, soap, hairbrush, comb, glasses, medicine, etc.
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  • True or false. Bhutan is the first and only carbon-negative country in the world
    True the carbon footprint is so small that the nation removes more CO2 from the atmosphere than it emits. The country has large forests which absorb carbon
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  • How many countries make up the United Kingdom?
    4: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
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  • What is the most populous country in the European Union?
    Germany
    Spain
    Italy
    France
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  • What are the summer months in Australia?
    December, January, and February
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  • What is the most populous African country?
    Ethiopia
    South Africa
    Nigeria
    Egypt
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  • True or False. Ants can be found on every continent in the world
    False. Ants are found on every continent on Earth except Antarctica. Some islands like Greenland do not have native ant species, but ants now live there.
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  • What is the tallest mountain in the world when measured from sea level?
    Mount Fuji
    Mount Everest
    Nanga Parbat
    Mount Kilimanjaro
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  • What is the longest boarder between two countries?
    USA and Canada
    Russia and Kazakhstan
    Chile and Argentina,
    Brazil and Uruguay
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  • Which country borders the most other countries?
    China
    Brazil
    Russia
    Germany
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  • Name 5 countries that lie completely within the Southern Hemisphere
    New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Bolivia, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Namibia, Argentina,Russia
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  • What factor defines all deserts?
    sandy terrain
    heat
    lack of rainfall
    lack of plant/animal life
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  • Which of these countries does NOT lie on the equator?
    Philippines
    Brazil
    Indonesia
    Uganda
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  • Which ocean is the warmest on average?
    Atlantic Ocean
    Pacific Ocean
    Arctic Ocean
    Indian Ocean
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  • Name 5 of the world’s seas
    Mediterranean Sea, Caribbean Sea, South China Sea, Sargasso Sea, Caspian Sea, Black Sea, Bering Sea, North Sea, Baltic Sea, Sea of Japan, Arabian Sea, Red Sea,
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Georgia
    Croatia
    Albania
    Ukraine
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Switzerland
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    France
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Mexico
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Italy
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Ireland
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    New Zealand
    Australia
    Northern Ireland
    Jamaica
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Australia
    Northern Ireland
    New Zealand
    Wales
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Sweden
    Iceland
    Norway
    Finland
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Iceland
    Sweden
    Finland
    Norway
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  • This is the flag of which country?
    Venezuela
    Bolivia
    Paraguay
    Colombia
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  • What country has the most islands?
    Sweden
    Norway
    Indonesia
    Japan
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