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Trivia Questions About Places

Free trivia quiz questions about interesting places.

 

Trivia Questions About Places

What winter celebration calls for lighting red, green and black candles in the Kinara?
A: Kwanza.

What's Latvia's largest minority ethnic group?
A: Russians.

What country sends the highest percentage of 15- and 16-year-olds to the altar?
A: The U.S.

How many expressways did China's drivers have to choose from, in 1992?
A: Zero.

What southern city is famous for its "Beale Street Blues"?
A: Memphis.

What's the only U.S. state that serves all of its residents with water systems that have violated the Safe Drinking Water Act?
A: New Jersey.

 

What British Commonwealth nation has the most people driving on the right side of the road?
A: Canada.

What two African rivers did Henry Stanley prove were not connected?
A: The Congo and the Nile.

What infamous Beijing square has a name that ironically means "Gate of Heavenly Peace"?
A: Tiananmen Square.

How are you traveling in Africa if you've rented a rakumi?
A: By camel.

Which of the Great Lakes does not lap Canadian shores?
A: Lake Michigan.

What's the third-largest continent in square miles?
A: North America.

 

What European country uses its Latin name, Helvetia, on its stamps.
A:  Switzerland.

What East African country's annual four percent population growth rate is the world's highest?
A: Kenya's.

What town name did Missouri's postmaster come up with when residents asked for something "sort of peculiar"?
A: Peculiar.

What South American country elected as its president Alberto ?Fujimori, the son of Japanese immigrants, in 1990?
A: Peru.

What U.S. state had the first 7-Eleven stores?
A: Texas.

What sea laps the shores of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan?
A: The Aral Sea.

 

What Central American country has its capital in Tegucigalpa?
A: Honduras.

What country calls its expressways autostrada?
A: Italy.

What Great Plains state are you stuck in if you're out of gas in Gas?
A : Kansas.

What African country is serviced by Jan Smuts International Airport?
A :South Africa.

What Arizona city was so named because it rose from the ruins of a Native American town?
A: Phoenix.

How may years did Britain lease Hong Kong for?
A: Ninety-nine.

 

What country boasts the towns of Barnstaple, Fishguard and Holyhead?
A: Britain.

What U.S. state grabs the most money from domestic tourists, double that of Hawaii?
A: Nevada.

What eastern European country's name is a Slavonic word meaning "plain dwellers"?
A: Poland's.

What fish is called "finnan haddie" when smoked in Scotland?
A: Haddock.

What Southeast Asian city did the U.S. open an embassy in, in 1995?
A: Hanoi.

What mountains are home to the entertainment world's Borscht Belt?
A: The Catskills.