World Places Trivia
Free interesting places trivia quiz with answers
Interesting World Places Trivia
What Canadian province got its name from the Iroquois word guilibek,
meaning "place where waters narrow"?
Which U.S. president used some of his winnings from
poker games to help launch his campaign for a seat in the U.S.
House of Representatives?
A: Richard Nixon
What country's farthest southern and northern points are Land's End
and John O' Groats, respectively?
What New York City landmark is the largest movie theater in the
A: Radio City Music Hall.
What's the world's longest road, running from
Texas to Valparaiso,
A: The Pan-American Highway.
What $7.2 million purchase did one senator call "an awful lot of ice
for an awful lot of dollars," in 1867?
capital's Potsdamer Platz was busy enough to warrant
the world's first traffic light?
What was the most populous state in the U.S. for the last time in
What Nepalese city name means "wooden temples"?
What Egyptian city was built up during the Middle Ages from
limestone stripped off the exterior of the
What Yukon mining district was the site of the
1890s gold rush?
A: The Klondike.
What Texas city along Route 66 got its name from the Spanish word
What two republics make up the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia?
A: Montenegro and Serbia.
What Scandinavian country last fought in a war in 1814?
What U.S. state's public golf
courses have the highest average green
What former Soviet republic joined Russia as one of the world's ten
What Arab country's national dish is a soup called fool?
What continent are you on if you're lost in the eastern tip of
What continent has the fewest flowering plants?
lies on the western side of the Iberian Peninsula?
What volatile nation was the first Caribbean country to gain
What barnyard animal utterance is known in France as groin groin?
What southern state capital got its name for being the terminus of
the Western & Atlantic
What desert's name was inspired by the array of colors that erosion
has exposed there?
A: The Painted Desert's.
What Berlin landmark had lost over 60 tons in shipments to the U.S.
A: The Berlin Wall.
What was the biggest city in America
What U.S. city had three of the world's five tallest man-made
structures in 1994?
What cave mammals inspired some folks to dub
What Asian country has the world's lowest amount of urban green
space per person?
What country went metric to join the European Community, but kept
the pint for use in pubs and for milk?