It’s no secret that travel for many has been all but impossible this last year. However, we have the perfect antidote for those lockdown blues! Our fun geography trivia questions and answers are just what you need to inspire your next trip as the world slowly starts to reopen!

How well do you know famous landmarks, world capitals, flags and country outlines? Play this fun game and find out!

If you are bored at home, then why not test your travel knowledge with these fun geography questions and answers?

Do you know your York from New York, your Wales from New South Wales and your Vancouver from Versailles?

Share with family and friends to see who comes out on top! A great way to pass time and educational too!

So, are you ready to answer these geography trivia questions? Are you a Marco Polo or a Donald Trump? Have you got the skills to get them all right? Let’s find out…

Geography Trivia Questions

Sighisoara in Romania is the birthplace of which person?

Sighisoara, Romaina
Correct! Wrong!

In which Chinese city will you find the Terracotta Warriors?

Terracotta Warriors, Xi'an
Correct! Wrong!

Where is the Blue Mosque?

Istanbul
Correct! Wrong!

Mount Everest spans which two countries?

Mount Everest
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The capital of Kazakhstan changed it's name to Nur-Sultan after the former president. By what name was it previously known?

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Correct! Wrong!

Lake Ohrid is in which country?

Lake Ohrid, Macedonia
Correct! Wrong!

Where is the Ryugong Hotel

Ryugong Hotel,Pyongyang, North Korea
Correct! Wrong!

Where is the Bagt Koshigi Hotel?

Hotel Bagt koshgi Ashgabat
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Where is the Ang Thong Marine Park?

Ang Thong Marine Park
Correct! Wrong!

Where is this?

Beijing to Ulaanbaatar, a Yurt in Mongolia
Correct! Wrong!

Which European country is this?

Croatia
Correct! Wrong!

This is the flag of which country?

Flag
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Geography Quiz 2
Oh dear.
Try harder next time!
Not bad.
Not bad, but room for improvement!
Very good!
Great work!

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If you are unable to play the interactive game above or want to recreate the quiz here are the questions and answer choices. Answers at the bottom.

Question 1

Question: Sighisoara in Romania is the birthplace of which person?

Answer A: Dracula

Answer B: Bram Stoker

Answer C: Vlad Tepes


Question 2

Question: In which Chinese city will you find the Terracotta Warriors?

Answer A: Beijing

Answer B: Xi’an

Answer C: Luoyang


Question 3

Question: Where is the Blue Mosque?

Answer A: Grozny

Answer B: Dubai

Answer C: Istanbul


Question 4

Question: Mount Everest spans which two countries?

Answer A: Nepal and Tibet

Answer B: Pakistan and China

Answer C: China and Nepal


Question 5

Question: The capital of Kazakhstan changed its name to Nur-Sultan after the former president. By what name was it previously known?

Answer A: Astana

Answer B: Almaty

Answer C: Alma Ata


Question 6

Question: Lake Ohrid is in which country?

Answer A: Macedonia

Answer B: North Macedonia

Answer C: Greece


Question 7

Question: Where is the Ryugong Hotel?

Answer A: Tirana

Answer B: Kiev

Answer C: Pyongyang


Question 8

Question: Where is the Bagt Koshigi Hotel?

Answer A: Ashgabat

Answer B: Paris

Answer C: Mumbai


Question 9

Question: Where is the Ang Thong Marine Park?

Answer A: Malaysia

Answer B: Indonesia

Answer C: Thailand


Question 10

Question: Where is this?

Answer A: China

Answer B: Mongolia

Answer C: Russia


Question 11

Question: Which European country is this?

Answer A: Greece

Answer B: Lithuania

Answer C: Croatia


Question 12

Question: This is the flag of which country?

Answer A: North Korea

Answer B: South Korea

Answer C: Philippines

Answers: C Vlad Tepes, B Xi’an, C Istanbul, C China and Nepal, A Astana, B North Macedonia, C Pyongyang, A Ashgabat, C Thailand, B Mongolia, C Croatia, B South Korea.


Steve Rohan

About the author: Steve Rohan, originally from England, has lived in China for over six years. He has lived in the frozen city of Harbin, the ancient capital of Luoyang and now resides in the tropical paradise of Sanya on Hainan Island.

He has travelled extensively across Europe and Asia, mostly by train, and has written about his travels for this blog as well as self-publishing his first book, Siberian Odyssey.


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