Playing a game of geography trivia not only lets you show off your knowledge of random tidbits about the world, it's also a great way to learn. Even if you don't know the answer, it's a lot of fun to see what everybody guesses. You'll end up knowing a little bit more about geography by the end. These Geography trivia questions have been hand selected, and categorised into different difficulty levels.

Easy Geography Trivia Questions

Q: What is the capital of the American state of Arizona?

A: Phoenix

Q: The body of the Egyptian Sphinx was based on which animal?

A: Lion

Q: How many federal states does Germany have?

A: 16

Q: What is the capital of Denmark?

A: Copenhagen

Q: The derisive acronym "PIIGS" refers to which of the following European countries and their economic statuses?

A: Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Spain

Q: What is the only state in the United States that does not have a flag in a shape with 4 edges?

A: Ohio

Q: Alaska is the largest state in the United States.


Q: How many time zones does China have?

A: 1

Q: How many countries does the United States share a land border with?

A: 2

Q: There are no deserts in Europe.


Q: What is the Capital of the United States?

A: Washington, D.C.

Q: Which of these African countries list "Spanish" as an official language?

A: Equatorial Guinea

Q: TRUE or FALSE - St. Louis is the capital of the US State Missouri.


Q: What is the Polish city known to Germans as Danzig?

A: Gdańsk

Q: What is the smallest country in the world?

A: Vatican City

Q: What is the capital of Scotland?

A: Edinburgh

Q: TRUE or FALSE - Nova Scotia is on the east coast of Canada.


Q: Which country was NOT part of the Soviet Union?

A: Romania

Q: Which small country is located between the borders of France and Spain?

A: Andorra

Q: Where would you find the "Spanish Steps"?

A: Rome, Italy

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Medium Difficulty Geography Trivia

Q: How many countries are inside the United Kingdom?

A: Four

Q: What is the largest non-continental island in the world?

A: Greenland

Q: What is the capital of Chile?

A: Santiago

Q: Kuala Lumpur is the capital of which country?

A: Malaysia

Q: The following Spanish provinces are located in the northern area of Spain except:

A: Murcia

Q: What African country has Portuguese as its official language?

A: Mozambique

Q: Where is the area commonly known as the Bermuda Triangle?

A: North Atlantic Ocean, between Florida and Puerto Rico

Q: Which of these countries is NOT located in Africa?

A: Suriname

Q: Which of these is NOT an island that is part of the Philippines?

A: Java

Q: What is the capital of the State of Washington, United States?

A: Olympia

Q: The historical city Timbuktu is located in which West African country?

A: Mali

Q: What is the capital of Senegal?

A: Dakar

Q: TRUE or FALSE - The Sonoran Desert is located in eastern Africa.


Q: Which country has the abbreviation "CH"?

A: Switzerland

Q: TRUE or FALSE - Japan has left-hand side traffic.


Q: How many timezones does Russia have?

A: 11

Q: In the 2016 Global Peace Index poll, out of 163 countries, what was the United States of America ranked?

A: 103

Q: What is the capital city of New Zealand?

A: Wellington

Q: Which of the following is NOT a capital city?

A: Sydney

Q: Which English county will you find the University of East Anglia?

A: Norfolk

Hard Geography Trivia

Q: In which city, is the Big Nickel located in Canada?

A: Sudbury, Ontario

Q: Which of these island countries is located in the Caribbean?

A: Barbados

Q: What year is on the flag of the US state Wisconsin?

A: 1848

Q: How many countries border Kyrgyzstan?

A: 4

Q: What is the area of Vatican City?

A: 0.44km^2

Q: The Hunua Ranges is located in...

A: New Zealand

Q: Fucking is a village in which country?

A: Austria

Q: What is the most populous Muslim-majority nation in 2010?

A: Indonesia

Q: Which country was NOT formerly part of Yugoslavia?

A: Albania

Q: Switzerland has four national languages, English being one of them.


Q: What is the Finnish word for "Finland"?

A: Suomi

Q: What is the tallest mountain in Canada?

A: Mount Logan

Q: What is Canada's largest island?

A: Baffin Island

Q: What is the capital city of Bermuda?

A: Hamilton

Q: What is the capital of Mauritius?

A: Port Louis

Q: In which country is Tallinn located?

A: Estonia

Q: TRUE or FALSE - The two largest ethnic groups of Belgium are Flemish and Walloon.


Q: The emblem on the flag of the Republic of Tajikistan features a sunrise over mountains below what symbol?

A: Crown

Q: Which of these cities is NOT in England?

A: Edinburgh