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Geography Trivia

Are you a geography and history wizard? Know your maps, countries, states, borders and flags? Our geography quiz will test your knowledge of all capitals, history, cities, wars, explorers and civilizations. See how you do and brag to your friends about how you know what the Four Corners are in the Southwest U.S or how long Marco Polo stayed in China. Good luck!

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The Great Lakes of North America are comprised of...

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The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was signed into law by whom?

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The first "Great War" that involved the U.S.A. is also known as...

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How many members does the US senate have?

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Kalaniʻōpuʻu-a-Kaiamamao is the supreme monarch of...

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What was the cause of the American Civil War?

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The 3 main agricultural crops of various Indigenous peoples of North America are collectively known as...

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What is the capital city of Puerto Rico?

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The geopolitical tension known as the Cold War happened between what nations?

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The historical period known as the Iron Age started between...

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The Declaration of Independence for the United States happened on...

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What is considered as the official landing site of John Cabot?

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Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador, is best known for...

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The United States is populated by approximately how many people?

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Who discovered the Philippines?

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Geography Trivia Questions
  • How many states does the U.S.A. have?
  • How many federal judicial districts does the United States have?
  • How many Indian reservations does the United States have?
  • What is the total area of the United States?
  • The United States is populated by approximately how many people?
  • The national capital of the United States is…
  • The most populous city in the United States is…
  • Who are considered as the first people that inhabited the Americas?
  • Paleo-Indians are also known as…
  • When did European colonization of the Americas begin?
  • The American Revolutionary War happened between…
  • The Declaration of Independence for the United States happened on…
  • What was the cause of the American Civil War?
  • Who was the first man to land on the Moon?
  • The first “Great War” that involved the U.S.A. is also known as…
  • The geopolitical tension known as the Cold War happened between what nations?
  • The Korean War happened from…
  • In the armed conflict known as the Korean War, North Korea was supported by…
  • In the armed conflict known as the Korean War, South Korea was supported by…
  • The collapse of the Soviet Union left what nation as the sole superpower at the time?
  • The separation of powers under the United States Constitution comprises what branches of the government…
  • The Age of Enlightenment Is also known as…
  • Who is credited for writing the principles behind the political doctrine known as the Separation of powers?
  • Who is credited with the first usage of the word “America”?
  • The evidence for the first ever usage of the phrase “United States of America” dates back to…
  • Which written document established the overall structure for the United States after its declaration of independence?
  • Which of the following is not among the Founding Fathers of the United States?
  • Which of the following are common names for the USA?
  • The first inhabitants of North America came from what region?
  • The first inhabitants of North America came by way of…
  • When did the first inhabitants of North America who migrated from Siberia?
  • Which culture is believed to represent the first wave of human settlement of the Americas?
  • The Clovis culture is named for their…
  • When did the Clovis culture first appear?
  • The Mississippian culture from the southeast is known for developing…
  • Which of the following is the largest and most complex pre-Columbian archeological site?
  • Which of the following states belong to what is known as “Four Corners” in the Southwestern region of United States?
  • The Ancestral Puebloans are also known as…
  • The English referred to the Iroquois indigenous confederacy as…
  • The Great Lakes of North America are comprised of…
  • The largest group of freshwater lakes in the World by total area are collectively known as…
  • The 3 main agricultural crops of various Indigenous peoples of North America are collectively known as…
  • The three main agricultural crops referred to as the “Three Sisters” by various Indigenous peoples of North America comprises of…
  • What native American tribe lived for centuries primarily in what is now known as North Dakota?
  • How many First Nations governments or bands across Canada are recognized?
  • The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms was signed into law by whom?
  • When did Queen Elizabeth II sign the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
  • Juan Ponce de León, Spanish explorer and conquistador, is best known for…
  • The Norse colonization of North America began in what century?
  • In what year did Juan Ponce de León make his first expedition to Florida?
  • In what year did Christopher Columbus land in Puerto Rico?
  • What was the purpose of Christopher Columbus’s second voyage?
  • What is the capital city of Puerto Rico?
  • What is the oldest city in the U.S. that is continuously-inhabited European-established settlement?
  • Who founded the city of St. Augustine in the state of Florida?
  • What was the first major European land claim in North America during the European Age of Discovery?
  • The Smithsonian Institution is named after whom?
  • What is Marco Polo best known for?
  • How long did Marco Polo stay in China?
  • What is Rustichello da Pisa best known for?
  • Who was the first European to reach India by sea?
  • The term “America” is derived from…
  • Where is the “Cape of Good Hope” located?
  • The term “New World” refers to…
  • The term “Old World” refers to…
  • The historical period known as the Bronze Age is approximately between…
  • The historical period known as the Stone Age began approximately…
  • The historical period known as the Iron Age started between…
  • The periodization of human prehistory known as the Three-age system comprises of…
  • What is considered as the official landing site of John Cabot?
  • John Cabot’s name is also known in different parts of the world as…
  • Who discovered the Philippines?
  • Who killed Ferdinand Magellan?
  • What is Hernán Cortés best known for?
  • Sir Francis Drake is best known for…
  • Because of his exploits, Francis Drake is referred by the Spaniards as…
  • What was the name of the ship that Sir Francis Drake captained?
  • Why was Walter Raleigh executed?
  • Sir Walter Raleigh is usually remembered for…
  • Hearing a “City of Gold” in South Africa, Sir Walter Raleigh sailed to it which contributed to what legend?
  • Where was Sir Walter Raleigh imprisoned?
  • In what year was Sir Walter Raleigh executed?
  • Who did Sir Walter Raleigh secretly marry?
  • Who made the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia?
  • Which famous explorer disproved the existence of the mythical southern continent of Terra Australis?
  • Kalaniʻōpuʻu-a-Kaiamamao is the supreme monarch of…
  • Who founded and became the first ruler of the Kingdom of Hawaii?
  • The Seven Years’ War was a global conflict that spanned how many continents?
  • The Seven Years’ War was known in America as…
  • What war is considered to be the first ever global conflict?
  • “War of Jenkins’ Ear” is a conflict between what nations?
  • The “War of Jenkins’ Ear” is named after
  • What do you call the event that warrants the need for a war?
  • What law sets the rules and regulations that nations must adhere to?
  • The framework by which participating nations must adhere to when it comes to the humanitarian treatment of war is called…
  • The series of international treaties and declarations concerning the framework for wartime conflict that was established at Hague in the Netherlands is called…
  • How many members does the US senate have?
  • What state has the fewest number of counties?
  • What state has the most number of counties?
  • How stripes does the US flag have?