Every traveler worth their salt must know at least a little bit of geography, but the following 21 questions will put your knowledge to the test. From African mountain peaks to American rivers to European countries, this quiz will determine if you’re an expert or a novice in all things geography.

Question 1 of 21

True or false: Iceland is covered in ice.

True
False
Question 2 of 21

Which ocean lies on the east coast of the United States?

The Pacific Ocean
The Atlantic Ocean
The Indian Ocean
The Arctic Ocean
Question 3 of 21

Which is the world's highest mountain?

K2
Kilimanjaro
Mount Everest
Makalu
Question 4 of 21

How many Great Lakes are there?

5
3
6
2
Question 5 of 21

Which is the longest river in the United States?

Missouri River
Yukon River
Colorado River
Mississippi River
Question 6 of 21

The United Kingdom is comprised of how many countries?

6
5
4
8
Question 7 of 21

Which one of the following countries does not border France?

Netherlands
Germany
Spain
Italy
Question 8 of 21

Between which two countries is the Bering Strait located?

Argentina and Chile
Japan and China
The United States and Russia
Greenland and Canada
Question 9 of 21

In which US state is the Grand Canyon located?

Wyoming
New Mexico
Arizona
Nevada
Question 10 of 21

What is the approximate size of Earth's equator?

24,901 miles or 40,000 kilometers
12,425 miles or 20,000 kilometers
18,641 miles or 30,000 kilometers
31,068 miles or 50,000 kilometers
Question 11 of 21

What African country has the largest population?

South Africa
Ethiopia
Nigeria
Kenya
Question 12 of 21

How many countries form the European Union?

27
25
24
30
Question 13 of 21

Where is the volcano Mount Vesuvius located?

Hawaii
Italy
Mexico
The Philippines
Question 14 of 21

How many countries are there on the African continent?

45
61
54
35
Question 15 of 21

Helsinki is the capital of which country?

Sweden
Norway
Iceland
Finland
Question 16 of 21

"Siam" is the historical name of which Asian country?

Thailand
Vietnam
Laos
Sri Lanka
Question 17 of 21

The Hagia Sophia Grand Mosque is an iconic monument located in which city?

Jerusalem
Istanbul
Beirut
Tehran
Question 18 of 21

Which of the following four cities is NOT located in South Africa?

Windhoek
Johannesburg
Pretoria
Durban
Question 19 of 21

Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is a special territory of which South American country?

Peru
Ecuador
Chile
Argentina
Question 20 of 21

What is the highest peak in Africa?

Toubkal
Kibo peak
Mount Baker
Bastian peak
Question 21 of 21

What is the name of the river than runs through Paris?

The Loire
The Rhône
The Seine
The Saône
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