Tuesday, April 24, 2012


From Montery County Herald: GEOGRAPHY QUIZ
Questions are from the National Geography Bee, a program of the National Geographic Society.

1.A state known for its Cajun culture includes the towns of Lake Charles and Lafayette. Name this state.

2.Which state does not produce iron ore — Michigan, New Hampshire, or Minnesota?

3. Buzzards Bay and Nantucket Sound border what state?

4.James Bay, which borders Ontario and Quebec, is a southern extension of what inland body of water?

5.Although Amsterdam is the constitutional capital of the Netherlands, the country's seat of government is in what city on the North Sea?

6.Europe's aerospace industry is primarily based in Toulouse, a city north of the Pyrenees Mountains in what country?

7. The Dulce River feeds into Lake Mar Chiquita northeast of the city of C rdoba in which South America country?

8.A capital city in Central America is part of a broader metropolitan area reaching to the towns of Alajuela and Cartago. These cities are in what country?

9.Which lake is closer to the Equator — Lake Victoria or Lake Baikal?

10.Which Pacific island country is an archipelago that was formerly known as the New Hebrides?

Answers below

2.New Hampshire


4.Hudson Bay

5.The Hague



8.Costa Rica

9.Lake Victoria


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