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Geography Quiz #673

Geography Quiz for 5 December 2021

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1

Which of these is a name of former Northern Rhodesia?

Note: This question was updated in April 2023
A
Zanzibar
B
Zimbabwe
C
Zaire
D
Zambia
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2

Drakensberg is a name for an escarpment in what area??

A
The Swiss Alps
B
Southern Africa
C
The Balkans
D
The Maghreb
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3

Before 1972, what was Sri Lanka known as?

A
East Pakistan
B
Burma
C
Ceylon
D
Persia
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4

Which of these cities is in the Canadian province of Alberta?

A
Montreal
B
Calgary
C
Toronto
D
Vancouver
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5

In geology, what are nappe formations?

A
A complex fold system of shifted sheets of rock
B
Breaks or faults in otherwise continuous sheets of rock
C
Abrupt changes in level
D
Tablerocks
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6

Near Lubumbashi (once named Élisabethville), third largest city of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the dark conical slag mountain which has been celebrated on a bank note was originally formed from nearly 70 years of mining for what?

A
Tin
B
Cobalt
C
Copper
D
Tantalum
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7

La Plata is the capital city of which province of Argentina?

A
La Rioja
B
Córdoba
C
Buenos Aires
D
Formosa
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