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Name at Place: World

  • 8.

    Name the capital of Moldova.

    • a.

      Minsk

    • b.

      Riga

    • c.

      Chişinău

Hint: This city’s former name is Kishinev.

  • 9.

    After colonialism, Northern Rhodesia became Zambia. Name the country Southern Rhodesia became.

    • a.

      Zimbabwe

    • b.

      Botswana

    • c.

      Mozambique

Hint: The country achieved independence from Britain on April 17, 1980.

  • 10.

    Name the invisible line that marks the farthest point north at which the Sun can be seen directly overhead at noon.

    • a.

      Tropic of Capricorn

    • b.

      Equator

    • c.

      Tropic of Cancer

Hint: This line is parallel of latitude at 23°30' north of the equator.

  • 11.

    Thailand was once called:

    • a.

      Sarawak

    • b.

      Siam

    • c.

      Sumatra

Hint: Cats and twins are associated with this name.

  • 12.

    Name the longest mountain range in the world.

    • a.

      Himalayas

    • b.

      Rocky Mountains

    • c.

      Andes

Hint: They are in South America.

  • 13.

    The ancient empire of Abyssinia, reputed to be the home of the Queen of Sheba, is now called:

    • a.

      Ethiopia

    • b.

      Yemen

    • c.

      Sudan

Hint: This country is in northeast Africa.

  • 14.

    If you wanted to visit Hofn, Grindavik, Keflavik, or Husavik, name the country you would visit.

    • a.

      Australia

    • b.

      Iceland

    • c.

      Kenya

Hint: This country is one of the most volcanic regions in the world.

Name the capital of Croatia.

  • 15.

    a. Zagreb

    • b.

      Sarajevo

    • c.

      Skopje

Hint: The country’s largest city lies on the Sava River.

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