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Geography Quiz #403

Geography Quiz for 2 October 2016

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1

Which of these most nearly describes a link between South Sudan and Eritrea?

A
They are the first and last of the world's six newest sovereign states
B
They were colonised by Italy
C
They compete as a joint team as the Summer Olympics
D
They lie on opposite banks of the White Nile river
Select from the options above.
2

Hadrian's Wall, built following 122 AD, stretches for 73 miles from Solway Firth to where?

A
The Firth of Forth
B
Settle
C
Carlisle
D
Wallsend-on-Tyne
Select from the options above.
3

What is the longest named river in North America, which runs from Montana to near St Louis, Missouri?

A
Colorado
B
Mississippi
C
Missouri
D
Hudson
Select from the options above.
4

Where is the southern end of the Great Rift Valley?

A
Arizona, USA
B
Zambesi
C
Himalayas, Nepal
D
Yunnan, China
Select from the options above.
5

The shape of which island nation could be described as a spear point, or a teardrop?

A
Borneo
B
Madagascar
C
Corsica
D
Sri Lanka
Select from the options above.
6

Where is the Iberian peninsula?

A
South America, extending into the Pacific Ocean
B
Asia, on the northern coast of the Black Sea
C
Western Europe, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
D
North America, extending into the Gulf Of Mexico
Select from the options above.
7

In soil layers what is the zone above the phreatic zone?

A
Zone of proximal development
B
Capillary fringe
C
Zone of saturation
D
Vadose zone
Select from the options above.
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