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1

Which continent is the largest?

Asia

2

Which of the Seven Wonders is located in Egypt?

The Pyramids of Giza

3

What is the name of the thin, but long country that spans more than half of the western coast of South America?

Chile

4

Which American state is the largest (by area)?

Alaska

5

What is the capital of New Zealand?

Wellington

6

Which desert is the largest in the world?

The Sahara Desert

7

What is the name of the world’s longest river?

The Nile

8

Which two countries share the longest (or largest) international border?

Canada and the USA

9

Which city in India would you find the Taj Mahal in?

Agra

10

What is the smallest country in the world?

Vatican City

11

What U.S. state gave the world Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson and Jelly Roll Morton?

Louisiana

12

What country is central to the books Out of Africa and The Green Hills of Africa?

Kenya

13

What country boasts the world's highest paid national legislators?

The U.S.

14

What southwestern U.S. state adopted the bola tie as its official state neckwear?

Arizona

15

What Memphis mansion was opened to the public in 1982?

Graceland

16

What southeastern state boasts the cities of Frog Jump, Only, and Sweet Lips?

Tennessee

17

Where is it illegal to carry old chewing gum stuck on your nose?

In Somalia

18

Which country produces the most coffee in the world?

Brazil

19

What is the common name for dried plums?

Prunes

20

Which country invented tea?

China

21

Which European nation was said to invent hot dogs?

Germany

22

Which country is responsible for giving us pizza and pasta?

Which country is responsible for giving us pizza and pasta?

23

In 2012, which one of the following was not the name of a hurricane? A. Patty B. Humberto C. Julian D. Valerie

C. Julian

24

The Prime Meridian runs through which three continents? A. Europe B. Africa C. Antarctica D. South America

Europe-Africa-Antarctica

25

Which is the youngest American city? a. Killeen, TX b. Jacksonville, NC c. Paramount, CA d. Layton, UT

b. Jacksonville, NC