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Geography Quiz #414

Geography Quiz for 18 December 2016

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1

Which structure of cantilever design, designed by Sir W. M. Arrol, was begun in 1883 and opened in 1890?

A
Clifton Suspension Bridge
B
Forth Railway Bridge
C
London Bridge
D
Hammersmith Bridge
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2

The Snake River runs through Hells Canyon on the border of which two US states?

A
Utah and Colorado
B
Oregon and Washington
C
Oregon and Idaho
D
Nevada and Idaho
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3

Which is the province of the People's Republic of China which lies furthest south-west?

A
Heilongjiang
B
Shandong
C
Yunnan
D
Ulaanbaatar
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4

In south-west Bolivia the Potosi desert has what nick-name internationally?

A
The Gobi of the West
B
Salvador Dali
C
Atacama
D
Potto
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5

What is the popular name for the strip of land in France, Monaco and Italy that includes the cities of Cannes, Nice, Monte Carlo, Antibes, Rapallo and Bordighera?

A
Costa del Sol
B
Riviera
C
Cosa Nostra
D
Mosquito Coast
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6

Where are Prince Edward Island and the Iles de la Madeleine?

A
English Channel
B
Gulfe de St Malo, France
C
Gulf of St Lawrence, Canada
D
Hudson Bay, Canada
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7

Seas and oceans make up roughly what proportion of the earth's surface?

A
50%
B
70%
C
85%
D
40%
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