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35 Interesting Geography Quiz Questions

Updated on July 17, 2009
use these at your quiz night
use these at your quiz night

Geography quiz questions don't just have to be about capital cities and mountains.

If you're running a quiz anytime soon, here are 35 geography questions which are all about human beings from around the world.

Questions are taken from the free quiz questions at - be sure to stop by next time you need questions. We write 'em, check 'em and update 'em on a regular basis.

  1. According to a survey in FHM magazine, where are the ugliest women in the world: Albania, Afghanistan or Aberdeen?


  2. Which country produces the most heroin: Colombia, Afghanistan or Wales?


  3. Which continent has the largest population?


  4. Which country has more airports: Scotland or Bolivia?


  5. In which country are women more likely to get promotion to the boardroom in big companies? Britain, USA or Ecuador?


  6. What country has the most suicidal people in the world: Japan, China or USA?


  7. What country overtook South Africa as the world's leading gold producer in 2007?


  8. Which country has the largest population of pigs: Denmark or China?


  9. Which country uses up the most electricity: USA or China?


  10. Which of is the heaviest cirgarette-smoking country in the world: Scotland, Vietnam or Cyprus – [smokers per head of population]?


  11. According to a 2004 survey, What country is the sexiest in the world with people from that country making love 137 times in a year: Japan, France or Libya?


  12. Which country draws the most tourists from around the world: France, Britain or USA?

    France draws most tourists

  13. According to a survey of British women: which men have the sexiest accents? The Irish, The French or The Americans?

    French men have the sexiest accents

  14. According to a recent survey, who has the best sense of humour in the world: The French or The Germans?

    Germans have the best sense of humour

  15. Where is the world’s biggest supplier of pineapples: Hawaii, Jamaica or Japan?


  16. Which country in the world has the highest life expectancy: USA, Iceland or Italy?


  17. China’s got the most people in the world. Which country is second in terms of population?

    India is second with 1.1 billion (2008 estimate)

  18. Which country is home to more Muslims: UK or India?

    India (80 million Muslims in India – only 1.6 million in UK)

  19. El Al is the national airline of which country?


  20. What country makes the three biggest selling daily newspapers in the world: Britain, Germany or Japan?


  21. According to a recent survey which people in the world have the worst sense of humour: The Germans, The Japanese or The French?

    Japanese have the worst sense of humour

  22. What measurement do they use on the road signs in New Zealand: miles or kilometres?


  23. In New Zealand, do they drive their cars on the left hand side of the road or the right hand side of the road?


  24. What is the most common first name in the world: John, Mohammed or Li?


  25. According to a recent study published in New Scientist magazine – who are the happiest people in the world: people from Australia, Nigeria or Finland?


  26. London tube map: what colour is the central line?


  27. Air Lingus is the national airline of which country

    Republic of Ireland or Eire

  28. Which grain is the most eaten food in the world - accounting for about a fifth of the total calories consumed by humans?


  29. According to a study in New Scientist magazine – what country is home to the most miserable people in the world: Scotland, Russia or Nigeria?


  30. Where is by far the worst country in the world for road deaths: Brazil, South Africa or Japan [figures are per-head of population]?

    South Africa

  31. A survey asked British people which country they would most like to live in outside of the UK. Which place came top of the survey: USA, Spain or Switzerland?


  32. In which country is it cheapest to hire a car: USA, Australia or Spain?


  33. Where are most Heinz baked beans consumed in the whole world: USA, UK or Germany?


  34. Which of these countries has most TV sets per head of population: UK, Japan or Brazil?


  35. The M4 motorway starts in London – but where does it finish: Scotland, Wales or Yorkshire?



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      Darren Jeffers 16 months ago

      Who has best sense of humour in world, French or Germans? .............Why ask who has world's best humour then give just two options :) That's the least crazy part of this

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      marceline 2 years ago


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      Sabohat 3 years ago

      Superb. I like it

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      Upasana Dey 3 years ago

      Some Ar interesting & Som aSomr the way good job! :)

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      Anugrah singh 6 years ago

      Here all question. Are very intresting and some funny also. It is vast source for inhencing.

      Can u suggest me another site for searching and knowing abot question depend on basic geography.

      Thanking you

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      pamela 7 years ago

      Thanks, interesting facts!

      Here's another website that aggregates cool facts about countries and has country quizes:

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      rafken 7 years ago from The worlds my oyster

      Yes, these questions are different from the usual.

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      ady 8 years ago

      very nice interesting stuff


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