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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
2805 plays
2 Just Let That Sink In
The theme of this quiz has, perhaps not surprisingly, something to do with sinking. Let's explore a few places which have or are experiencing a sinking feeling.
Difficult
10 Q
suomy
Jun 06 14
675 plays
3 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
14109 plays
4 Earth From Below
This quiz tests players' knowledge of places on the Earth that are below sea level. Thank you to kyleisalive for the quiz idea. Best of luck!
Average
10 Q
Triviaballer
Oct 15 14
123 plays
5 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
4485 plays
6 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
5643 plays
7 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
4590 plays
8 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
7857 plays
9 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
7410 plays
10 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
1599 plays
11 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
1632 plays
12 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
5061 plays
13 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
8511 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
429 plays
15 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
2319 plays
16 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
6069 plays
17 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
3885 plays
18 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
924 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
14022 plays
20 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
927 plays
21 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
1683 plays
22 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
975 plays
23 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
1179 plays
24 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
972 plays
25 That Forest Is Haunted
This is a travel advisory for all FT players. The ten forests listed in this quiz are all HAUNTED. As a public service, I will tell you the names of the woods and give you a picture to know what to avoid. You will tell me where the forest is located.
Average
10 Q
adam36
Jul 13 14
402 plays
26 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
978 plays
27 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
669 plays
28 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
849 plays
29 Natural Wonders: See Them Before They Are Gone
Hemingway made the snow on top of Africa's largest mountain famous, but will it be there for much longer? Take this quiz and explore the fate of Kilimanjaro and other iconic locations threatened by climatological and environmental factors.
Average
10 Q
adam36
Apr 03 13
876 plays
30 Vault Cities? No, Walled Cities
Corporal Slag seems to constantly be on the move. This time round, he seems to have taken a fascination to walled cities, both past and those still existing.
Average
10 Q
zorba_scank
Dec 13 11
402 plays
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