Name at Place: World
Name the driest place on Earth.
Atacama Desert, Chile
Rub al-Khali (Empty Quarter), Saudi Arabia
Hint: This place has seen virtually no rainfall—ever.
Name the world’s largest archipelago.
Franz Joseph Land, off northern Russia
Hint: This archipelago forms a natural barrier between the Indian and Pacific oceans.
Name the capital of the Czech Republic.
Hint: This city was the former capital of Czechoslovakia.
Name the place once called Ceylon.
Hint: In Sinhalese, the name means “resplendent land.”
Name the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.
Hint: This island is separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina.
Which of the following is NOT a former name for St. Petersburg?
Hint: St. Petersburg experienced two politically influenced naming periods; the first was 1914–1924 and the second 1924–1991.
Name the country that contains nearly 50% of the world's lakes.
Hint: This country is a federation consisting of ten provinces.
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