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1

What is the wide mouth where the ocean tide meets a river current called?

estuary

2

What is the world's highest navigable freshwater lake?

Lake Titicaca

3

What is the world's highest waterfall?

Angel Falls

4

What is the longest mountain range on land?

Andes

5

What is the world's largest desert?

Sahara

6

What is the world's largest canyon?

Grand Canyon

7

What is the world's largest inland seaway?

the St. Lawrence Seaway

8

What is the world's largest island?

Greenland

9

What is the world's largest freshwater lake in area?

Lake Superior

10

What is the world's longest river?

Nile River

11

What is the world's biggest natural structure formed by living things?

Great Barrier Reef

12

What country prohibits the killing of cattle?

India

13

What city do both Jews and Muslims consider a holy city?

Jerusalem

14

What is the only Asian country where a majority of people practice Roman Catholicism?

the Philippines

15

About 1/4 of what country is polder that was taken from the sea by using dikes, dams, and windmills to drain water from the land?

the Netherlands

16

Afrikaners are the Dutch inhabitants of what country?

South Africa

17

Which African country was settled by freed slaves?

Liberia

18

A gold rush in 1851 caused the population of what country to increase by 200%?

Australia

19

What mountain range is considered the "Backbone of North America?"

Rocky Mountains

20

What is Canada's French province?

Quebec

21

What country became the Western Hemisphere's first Communist dictatorship?

Cuba

22

Which South American lake is the continent's largest?

Lake Maracaibo

23

What is the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere?

Mt. Aconcagua

24

What canal of North America provides passage for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans?

the Panama Canal

25

What religion do the majority of South Americans practice?

Roman Catholicism

26

What country produces more emeralds than any other country?

Columbia

27

What is the official language of Brazil?

Portuguese

28

What separates South America from Antarctica?

Drake Passage

29

The Galapagos Islands belong to which nation?

Ecuador

30

What is South America's largest city in population?

Sao Paulo, Brazil

31

What country is known as the "Granary of the South"?

Argentina

32

Who is remembered for leading Venezuela and several other South American countries to independence from Spain?

Simon Bolivar

33

Where did Francisco Pizarro conquer the Inca Indians?

Peru

34

Capital: Australia

Canberra

35

Capital: Canada

Ottawa

36

Capital: China

Beijing

37

Capital: Egypt

Cairo

38

Capital: Greece

Athens

39

Capital: India

New Delhi

40

Capital: Japan

Tokyo

41

Capital: Liberia

Monrovia

42

Capital: Libya

Tripoli

43

Capital: Philippines

Manila

44

Capital: South Korea

Seoul

45

Capital: Spain

Madrid

46

Capital: Thailand

Bangkok

47

Capital: the Netherlands

Amsterdam

48

Capital: Ukraine

Kiev

49

Capital: Portugal

Lisbon

50

Capital: North Korea

P'Yongyang

51

Physical and Political South America:
Amazon River
Brazil
Buenos Aires
Chili
Columbia
Ecuador
Falkland Islands
French Guiana
Georgetown
Lake Titicaca
Lima
Pampas
Tierra del Fuego
Uruguay
Venezuela

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Physical World:
Andes Mountains
Arctic Circle
Antarctic Circle
Cape of Good Hope
Caribbean Sea
Caspian Sea
Gobi Desert
Hudson Bay
Indian Ocean
Mississippi River
Mt. Everest
Pacific Ocean
Prime Meridian
International Date Line
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropic of Cancer
Ural Mountains
Yucatan Peninsula

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53

Political World:
United States (Need to know 3)
Canadian Provinces/Territories (Need to know 2)
Australia (need to know 2)
Cape Town
China
Cuba
Egypt
Germany
Indonesia
Italy
London
Moscow
New Zealand
Ontario
Queensland
Spain
Sudan
Ukraine
Russia

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