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1

Where is the Yellow River

In Northeast China, the mouth is a bit south of Beijing. It is the 7th largest river in the world, running west to east, and draining into the Bohai Sea.

2

Name the countries that feed into the Nile River.

Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, Democratic Republic of the Congo

3

Name the countries that feed into the Amazon River.

Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela

4

What countries feed into the Congo River?

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda

5

What countries feed into the Niger River?

Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Chad

6

What body of water does the Danube drain into?

The Black Sea.

7

What countries feed into the Danube River?

Romania (28.9%), Hungary (11.7%), Austria (10.3%), Serbia and Montenegro (10.3%), Germany (7.5%), Slovakia (5.8%), Bulgaria (5.2%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.8%), Croatia (4.5%), Ukraine (3.8%), Czech Republic (2.6%), Slovenia (2.2%), Moldova (1.7%), Switzerland (0.32%), Italy (0.15%), Poland (0.09%), Albania (0.03%)

8

What countries feed into the Brahmaputra River?

India (58.0%), P.R. China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/P.R. China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)

9

What river expels the most water / second?

The Amazon

10

What countries feed into the Mekong River?

Laos, Thailand, P.R. China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar

11

What was The Berlin Conference?

1884–85 regulated European colonisation and trade in Africa. Its outcome, the General Act of the Berlin Conference, is often seen as the formalisation of the Scramble for Africa.

12

What African countries were never colonized?

Ethiopia and Liberia.

13

What is the world's largest desert?

Antartica. The largest hot desert is the Sahara in North Africa, which is the size of the U.S.

14

Name the 3 deserts of Africa from north to south.

Sahara, Namib, Kalahari

15

What natural features border the Gobi Desert?

The desert basins of the Gobi are bounded by the Altay Mountains and the grasslands and steppes of Mongolia on the north, by the Tibetan Plateau to the southwest, and by the North China Plain to the southeast.

16

What countries have access to the Dead Sea?

It is on the border between the West Bank, Israel, and Jordan.

17

What countries have access to the Black Sea?

Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine

18

What countries have access to the Caspian Sea?

Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan. Russia's Volga river and a canal system links it to the Black Sea.

19

Where are the Ural Mountains?

Western Russia.

20

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Djibouti.

Djibouti. Eritrea, Somolia, Ethiopia, Red Sea.

21

Name the capital and neighboring countries of the Dominican Republic.

Santo Domingo. Haiti, North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea.

22

Name the capital and neighboring countries of East Timor.

Dili. Indonesia, Timor Sea, Banda Sea (south Pacific Ocean).

23

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ecuador.

Quito. Columbia, Peru, Pacific Ocean.

24

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Egypt.

Cairo. Israel, Gaza Strip, Saudi Arabia (across red sea), Jordan, Sudan, Libya, Mediterranean sea.

25

Name the capital and neighboring countries of El Salvador.

San Salvador. Honduras, Guatemala, Pacific Ocean.

26

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Equatorial Guinea.

Malabo. Cameroon, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea.

27

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Eritrea.

Asmara. Red Sea, Sudan, Djibouti, Ethiopia.

28

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Estonia.

Tallinn. Baltic Sea, Latvia, Russia, Finland (across gulf of Finland).

29

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ethiopia.

Addis Ababa. Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somolia, Kenya. Contains source of the Blue Nile & the great rift valley.

30

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Fiji.

Suva. South Pacific Ocean.

31

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Finland.

Helinski. Russia, North Sea, Sweden, Norway, Estonia (across gulf of Finland), Baltic Sea.

32

Name the capital and neighboring countries of France.

Paris (on the Seine river). Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany (Rhine river forms part of the border), Switzerland, Italy, Spain, Andorra, English Channel (North Atlantic), Mediterranean Sea. Also contains the Rhone river.

33

Name the capital and neighboring countries of French Guiana.

Cayenne. North Atlantic Ocean, Suriname, Brazil. The only non-independant state in South America.

34

Name the capital and neighboring countries of French Polynesia.

Papeete. South Pacific ocean. France conducted nuclear tests here as recently as 1996.

35

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Gabon.

Libreville. Atlantic Ocean, Equitorial Guiana, Cameroon, Republic of the congo.

36

Name the capital and neighboring countries of The Gambia.

Banjul. Senegal, Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Gambia river delta.

37

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Georgia.

Tblisi (on the Mlkvari River). Russia (across the caucas mountains), Black Sea, Armenia, Turkey, Azerbaijan.

38

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Germany.

Berlin (on the Elbe river). Poland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Neatherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, North Sea, Baltic Sea. Also contains the Danube and Rhine rivers.

39

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Ghana.

Accra. Togo, Cote d'Ivorie, Burkina Faso, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic). Contains Lake Volta.

40

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Greece.

Athens. Macedonia, Albania, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ionian Sea, Aegean Sea, Sea of Crete, Mediterranean Sea.

41

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guatemala.

Guatemala City. Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador, Belize, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea.

42

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guinea.

Conakry. Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote d'Ivorie, Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Niger River.

43

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guinea-Bissau.

Bissau. Senegal, Guinea, Atlantic Ocean.

44

Name the capital and neighboring countries of Guyana.

Georgetown. Venezuela, Suriname, Brazil, Atlantic Ocean.

45

What is the capital of Afghanistan?

Kabul

46

Name the capital and countries that border Albania.

Tirana. Adriatic Sea, Serbia & Montenegro, Macedonia, Greece.

47

Name the capital and countries that border Algeria.

Algiers. Mediterranean Sea, Tunesia, Libya, Niger,Mali, Mauritania, Western Sahara, Morocco.

48

Name the capital and bordering countries of American Samoa.

Pago Pago. South Pacific Ocean. Near Samoa.

49

Name the capital and bordering countries of Andorra.

Andorra La Vella. Spain, France.

50

Name the capital and bordering countries of Angola.

Luanda. South Atlantic Ocean. Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Namibia.

51

Name the capital and bordering countries of Argentina.

Buenos Aires. Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, South Atlantic Ocean. Contains the Rio Parana.

52

Name the capital and bordering countries of Armenia.

Yerevan. Georgia, AZERBAIJAN, Iran, Turkey.

53

Name the capital and bordering countries of Australia.

Canberra. Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, Near East Timor, Papa New Guinea, Indonesia.

54

Name the capital and bordering countries of Austria.

Vienna (on the Danube river). Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Italy, Switzedrland, Liechtenstein.

55

Name the capital and bordering countries of Azerbaijan.

Baku (on the Caspian Sea). Iran, Armenia, Georgia, Russia.

56

Name the capital and bordering countries of The Bahamas.

Nassau. In North Atlantic ocean near US (florida) and Cuba.

57

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bahrain.

Manama. In the Gulf of Bahrain (Persian Gulf) near Saudi Aurabia, Qatar.

58

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bangladesh.

Dhaka. India, Burma, and Bay of bengal (Indian Ocean). Contains Ganges , Meghna, and Jamuna Rivers.

59

Name the capital and bordering countries of Belarus.

Minsk. Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia.

60

Name the capital and bordering countries of Belgium.

Brussels. North Sea, Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, France.

61

Name the capital and bordering countries of Belize.

Belmopan. Mexico, Guatemala, Caribbean sea.

62

Name the capital and bordering countries of Benin.

Porto Novo. Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Atlantic Ocean.

63

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bhutan.

Thimphu. China, India.

64

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bolivia.

La Paz. Chile, Peru, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina.

65

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sarajevo. Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, Adriatic Sea.

66

Name the capital and bordering countries of Botswana.

Gaborone. Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Namibia.

67

Name the capital and bordering countries of Brazil.

Brazilia. Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, North Atlantic Ocean. Contains Amazon and Parana rivers.

68

Name the capital and bordering countries of Burkina Faso.

Ouagadougou. Niger, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivorie, Mali. Contains the Black Volta River.

69

Name the capital and bordering countries of Bulgaria.

Sofia. Romania (seperated by the Danube river), The Black Sea, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro, Macedonia.

70

Name the capital and bordering countries of Burma.

Rangoon. India, China, Laos, Thailand, Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean)

71

Name the capital and bordering countries of Burundi.

Bujumbura. Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania.

72

Name the capital and bordering countries of Cambodia.

Phnom Penh. Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Gulf of Thailand (Indian Ocean). Contains the Mekong river.

73

Name the capital and bordering countries of Cameroon.

Yaounde. Nigeria, Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Equitorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean).

74

What rivers drain into the gulf of Guinea?

Volta, Congo, and Niger.

75

What rivers drain into the gulf of Guinea?

Volta, Congo, and Niger.

76

Name the capital and bordering countries / oceans of Canada.

Ottowa. North Pacific Ocean, Artic Ocean, Greenland (Denmark), Baffin Bay, Hudson Bay, Atlantic, U.S.

77

Name the capital and bordering countries of Central African Republic.

Bangui. Chad, Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Republic of Congo.

78

Name the capital and bordering countries of Chad.

N'Djamena. Libya, C.A.R, Cameroon, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan. Contains Lake Chad.

79

Name the capital and bordering countries of Chile.

Santiago. South Pacific Ocean, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, South Atlantic Ocean via Straight of Magellan.

80

Name the capital and bordering countries of China.

Beijing. Mongolia, Russsia, Vietnam, Burma, Laos, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgystan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South China Sea, East China Sea, Yellow Sea, Sea of Japan. Contains, Yellow, Mekong, Pearl, and Yangtze rivers.

81

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Colombia.

Bogota. Caribbean Sea, Venezuela, Brazil, Panama, Ecuador, Peru, Pacific Ocean. Amazon River forms part of the border with Peru.

82

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Kinshasa. Republic of the Congo (Congo River makes a large part of the border), Angola, Tanzania (across lake Tanganyika), Rwanda, Brundi, C.A.R., Uganda, Sudan, Zambia. Contains Lualaba river.

83

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Republic of the Congo.

Brazzaville. South Atlantic Ocean, Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (most of border is Congo River), Cameroon, Equitorial Guinea, C.A.R.

84

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Costa Rica.

San Jose. Nicaragua, Panama, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean.

85

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Cote d'Ivorie.

Yamoussoukro. Ghana, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Atlantic Ocean, Guinea, Mali.

86

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Croatia.

Zagreb. Slovenia, Adriatic Sea, Sebia and Montenegro (Danube river forms the border), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary.

87

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Czech Republic.

Prague. Germany, Slovakia, Poland, Austria. Contains the Elbe river.

88

Name the Capital and neighboring countries of Denmark.

Copenhagen. North Sea, Baltic Sea, Germany, close to Sweden.