GEOGRAPHY QUIZ

The Monterey County Herald
Published: May 1, 2011

Questions are from the National Geography Bee, a program of the National
Geographic Society.

1.St. Paul is to Minneapolis as Fort Worth is to what?

2.Which African country is larger in area - Ghana or Libya?

3.Kansas is home to the largest sorghum harvest, with production
dominating the western two-thirds of the state. Name the largest city in
the state, which lies on the eastern edge of this region.

4.Which country is bordered by Greece and Armenia?

5. Bikini Atoll is still mainly uninhabitable because of United States
nuclear testing that took place there after World War II. Bikini Atoll
is part of which country that was a United States-administered Trust
Territory of the Pacific until 1986?

6.Which island is farther north - Sri Lanka or New Guinea?

7.Elba, where Napoleon was exiled in 1814, is an island belonging to
which present-day country?

8.Madidi National Park stretches from the Andes to the Amazon and
includes the Madidi and Tuichi Rivers. This park is considered one of
the world's largest biodiversity reserves and is located in what country
north of Argentina?

9.The Agulhas Current, a warm current that flows mainly north to south
along southern Africa, marks the western boundary of which ocean?

10.Dzongkha is the national language of which small Asian country
located east of the Indian state of Sikkim?

Answers on page B3

Geoquiz answers from B7

1.Dallas

2.Libya

3.Wichita

4.Turkey

5.Marshall Islands

6.Sri Lanka

7.Italy

8. Bolivia

9.Indian

10.Bhutan




From: A. Papazian