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Sometimes geographic topics have no natural boundaries. The ?Geography?Miscellany? category includes mixed trivia, unique subjects, and intriguing new ways of looking at our world.
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1 Area 101
Some folks collect stamps, some collect postmarks - I collect postcodes. Find yourself a large envelope, hop in, seal the flap, and I'll ship you post-haste to somewhere in Europe with a postcode containing the digits 101...
Tough
10 Q
highfells
Jul 30 09
2613 plays
2 The Polymathic Geographer
The answer in each case is simply the name of a country. Clues to the answer are in the quotations (mostly, but not always!), but you'll need to be well up on your literature, song lyrics and a little history to score well!
Difficult
10 Q
frankmcvey
Jun 09 05
13893 plays
3 It's a Doggy-Dog World!
Let's give the dog a bone and examine these places around the globe that make it clear that we're all in a dog's world.
Easy
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jan 21 11
4245 plays
4 Three of These Places Belong Together
Three of these places belong together. Three of these places are kind of the same. Can you guess which one just doesn't belong here? With the sounds of the "Sesame Street" song ringing in your ears, your task is to identify the odd one out.
Average
10 Q
lorance79
Nov 05 10
5301 plays
5 Why Would You Bring Me Here?
Some people take cruises; other people sit on beaches. Some vacations are just poorly planned. These ten locations would need serious nerves to not only reach, but to withstand. It begs the question, why would we even go?
Difficult
10 Q
kyleisalive
Dec 09 11
4413 plays
6 Disputed Territories
Irredentism is an international relations term advocating the annexation of territories administered by another on the grounds of ethnicity and or prior historical possession. Here are some recent examples of irredentist claims by two or more parties
Difficult
10 Q
mstanaway
Nov 18 06
7761 plays
7 Happiest Countries in Which to Live
The OECD released a report in 2008 on the "World's Top Ten Happiest Nations". Read the informative geographic descriptions and see if you can guess which countries topped their global survey.
Easy
10 Q
lilady
May 20 09
7194 plays
8 Geography Runners-Up
You know the tallest mountain, the deepest ocean and all those other standout places. But these almost-superlative spots deserve their time in the spotlight too. One in a planned series of "Runners-Up" quizzes.
Tough
10 Q
Quizissippi
Jun 19 10
1512 plays
9 Amazing Locations
These places are amazing because they are amongst the largest, smallest, or "mostest" in various regions of the world. Please come visit a few of them.
Average
10 Q
Jakeroo
Mar 24 12
4710 plays
10 It's Like Talking to a Brick Wall
Walls have been built for centuries, some to mark borders, and some to keep enemies at bay. Sometimes walls were built as memorials or as works of art. No matter the reason that they were built, walls tend to dominate the landscape enveloping them.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jan 24 11
1491 plays
11 Around The World in 15 Questions
This quiz will take you to plenty of places around the planet. Nothing too difficult, I hope.
Tough
15 Q
romeomikegolf
Apr 24 09
5841 plays
12 Geographical Felines
This would be any cat lover's dream vacation. All of these places involve cats in some way. Thanks to kyleisalive for the idea!
Average
10 Q
salami_swami
Oct 12 09
8244 plays
13 Autonomous Places
You would be surprised at the number of autonomous regions there are on this planet! Here are a few questions to test your knowledge of these places. Good Luck!
Tough
10 Q
UncleHern
Jul 21 08
2280 plays
14 Travels with 'Lobachevsky'
Tom Lehrer's 1953 song 'Lobachevsky', which he says was inspired by Danny Kaye's routine about Stanislavsky, mentions a number of locations in what was then the USSR. Let's visit ten of the places listed on his trail of mathematical plagiarism.
Average
10 Q
looney_tunes
Aug 13 13
384 plays
15 High, Wet or Deep?
You have only four options to choose from throughout this quiz, as the only answers available are mountain, river, lake or canyon. Good luck with choosing the right one.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jul 24 12
822 plays
16 Amazing Faces
On the face of it, you might think that faces have nothing to do with a geography quiz, but face it, that assumption will make you shamefaced. Travel with the Kaffeeklatsch team and find the faces that look out on the world.
Average
10 Q
reedy
Feb 24 12
3684 plays
17 What Do You Know About Earth's Natural Wonders?
Our world is full of natural wonders. When doing research I found that, depending on what list you read, there are certainly more than Seven Natural Wonders, so there are enough for this quiz. Good Luck.
Tough
10 Q
wenray
May 30 12
1125 plays
18 Bigger Than Me
Vatican City is considered to be the smallest country in the world. See if you can deduce what fellow small country (all slightly bigger than him) he is talking about from the given description.
Average
10 Q
James25
Apr 10 12
894 plays
19 Tricky Geography Stumpers
Here are some uncommon geography questions that you can use to stump your friends, or enemies! See how many of these you can decipher...and enjoy!
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jan 05 03
13953 plays
20 It's a Small World After All
Please enjoy my first foray into the world of photo-quizzes - a look at some of the smaller things in our world...
Average
10 Q
reedy
Apr 29 13
1515 plays
21 Geographical Enclaves and Exclaves
For the purpose of this quiz, a political enclave is a territory completely surrounded by another territory. An exclave is a territory divided from the main territory by another territory or water (Alaska, for example, is an exclave of the US).
Tough
10 Q
Czolgolz
Nov 30 10
1200 plays
22 I'll Take the High Road
For this challenge, we'll be traveling some of the highest roads on Earth. Care to come along?
Average
10 Q
john_sunseri
Feb 09 10
819 plays
23 My Family Abroad
From early days, members of my family have had itchy feet. From the clues given can you identify the places in which my family members have holidayed, studied or worked?
Difficult
10 Q
Cymruambyth
May 02 10
891 plays
24 Don't Go There!
In response to an author challenge, I present my quiz on some of the most dangerous places on Earth. I've already visited several of the countries on this list. Taking my quiz will be safer than visiting most of these places!
Average
10 Q
NazPastorRick
Oct 05 09
4164 plays
25 Here Be Dungeons
Gird your loins and venture forth to unlock the mysteries of these destinations that have a dash of dungeons about them.
Easy
10 Q
KayceeKool
Aug 24 12
864 plays
26 Take It Easy
I have decided to take it easy and visit some of the places on my bucket list. I'll give you a few hints, and you tell me where I am visiting. Let's go!
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 06 13
870 plays
27 Ralph the Llama Celebrates the 48th
Team quiz by Revenge of the Llamas
Ralph the Llama is familiar with the 48th parallel south, as this runs through Argentina and Chile, so he has decided to circumnavigate the world using the 48th parallel north. Join him on his journey of discovery.
Average
15 Q
glendathecat
Jul 24 10
921 plays
28 Down the Garden Path
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to decide, from the description given, where these Gardens are.
Tough
10 Q
Cymruambyth
Dec 30 05
2115 plays
29 Hit the Road, Bob
Seeking new adventures, Bob has now set out on a journey tracing one of the most travelled trade routes of the ancient world. The answers to Q1-9 will help you figure out the name of this route.
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Apr 10 12
630 plays
30 Getting Lost with The Connection
While getting to know each other, the members of FunTrivia team The Lost Connection were happy to find that they are a well traveled group. Come join them on an exploration of some of the places they have enjoyed.
Difficult
15 Q
skunkee
Sep 14 08
1476 plays
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