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GEOGRAPHY TRIVIA VII

61) What body of water separates Africa and Europe?


The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow strait that connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea and separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco and Ceuta (Spain) in Africa.

62) Which of the following continents is intersected by the Equator?


The Equator passes through three of the seven continents: South America, Africa and Asia. Although it does not pass through the mainland of Asia, it does run through Indonesia and the Maldives, which are part of the continent.

63) What is the smallest country in South America?


At just under 64,000 square miles, Suriname is the smallest country in South America.

64) What is the capital of Nigeria?


Abuja officially became Nigeria's capital on December 12, 1991, replacing Lagos, though the latter remains the country's most populous city.

65) Which country is NOT part of the Scaninavian Peninsula?


The Scandinavian Peninsula is a peninsula in Northern Europe, which generally comprises the mainland of Sweden, the mainland of Norway, the northwestern area of Finland, as well as a narrow area in the west of the Pechengsky District of Russia. Denmark is part of mainland Europe.

66) What is the capital of Turkey?


Ankara, formerly known as Ancyra or Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center (2014) and 5,150,072 in its province (2015), it is Turkey's second largest city after Istanbul.

67) Lake Titicaca sits on the border between what two nations?


Lake Titicaca is a large, deep lake in the Andes on the border of Peru and Bolivia. By volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America.

68) What is the largest country in the world in terms of land area?


Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one eighth of Earth's inhabited land area.

69) What U.S. state contains the world's largest flat-top mountain?


The Grand Mesa in Colorado is the largest flat-top mountain in the world, encompassing hundreds of square miles and standing more than 10,000 feet above sea level.

70) What is the state capital of Oklahoma?


Oklahoma's first capital was Guthrie, but it moved to Oklahoma City in 1910.


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