Difficult Questions: Geography
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1
Which street in London takes its name from a croquet-like game once played by Charles I?
Pall Mall
Exchange Alley
Puddle Dock
Cripplegate Street
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2
How many internationally recognized sovereign states are located in Europe and/or membership in international European organisations?
40
43
50
53
3
Which large south-east Asian country turns its flag upside down in times of war?
Laos
Cambodia
Philippines
Thailand
4
Which element makes up 27.72% of the earth's crust?
Iron
Silicon
Oxygen
Aluminum
5
What Russian Orthodox cathedral was built under the supervision of Nicholas I?
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Old Trinity Cathedral
6
Which sector of Albania economy is the dominating one?
Service
Industrial
Agriculture
Mining
7
In 2004, there were 12 unprovoked shark attacks in Australia, of which two were fatal. Which shark species is the most dangerous one?
Oceanic whitetip shark
Great white shark
Tiger shark
Bull shark
8
Name the widest straits of the world situated close to South America.
Strait of Magellan
Beagle Channel
Drake Passage
Torres Strait
9
In French cuisine, what adds a complementary note to the flavor of clafoutis?
Almond powder
Coconut shaves
Cherry pits
Sunflower seeds
10
The two oldest universities in Europe are both found in which country?
France
England
Greece
Italy
11
What is the name of the city abandoned in northern Ukraine as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster?
Kovel
Lutsk
Prypiat
Sevastopol
12
The school year in Russia starts on the …
1st of September
1st of October
1st of January
1st of August
13
Name the northernmost tree in the world.
Yezo spruce
Dahurian larch
Manchurian fir
Common juniper
14
The southernmost city of Russia is...
Derbent
Baltiysk
Anadyr
Pevek
15
What word is written on the Botswana coat of arms?
Rain
Zebra
Buffalo
Ivory
16
Which "celestial sign" did Ivan the Terrible see in the sky?
Ball lightning
Double rainbow
Milky Way
Halo
17
How do Australians call the undeveloped land?
The desert
The outback
The field
The bush
18
What is the name of the second largest oil field in North America?
The East Texas Oil Field
The Midway-Sunset Oil Field
The Kern River Oil Field
The Kuparuk River Oil Field
19
Name the European who discovered Australia.
Ferdinand Magellan
James Cook
Willem Janszoon
Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen
20
Which of the following lightning types does not exist?
Ribbon Lightning
Sheet Lightning
Spiral lightning
Bead Lightning
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