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Last Updated: Wednesday November 24 2004 18:04 GMT

Quiz: Geography

Geography quiz

Question 1

What is the capital of the United States of America?

A: New York
B: Washington D.C.
C: Chicago

Question 2

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

A: K2
B: Ben Nevis
C: Everest

Question 3

How many people live in the UK?

A: 60 million
B: 100 million
C: 30 million

Question 4

What is the largest river in the world?

A: Congo
B: Amazon
C: Nile

Question 5

What is the largest desert in the world?

A: Sahara
B: Gobi
C: Kalahari

Question 6

What percentage of the world is covered in water?

A: 50%
B: 20%
C: 70%

Question 7

How fast does the earth orbit the sun?

A: 10,000 miles per hour
B: 66,700 miles per hour
C: 23,000 miles per hour

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