Geographic names questions This is a list of recently added questions about geographic names. Play geographic names quiz and see all the questions. Where is the State of Washington?In the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. . Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, named after George Washington. It was admitted to the Union as the 42nd state in 1889. Olympia is the state capital.Created by: Ninjaihard 41% in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.2443in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.1347in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. 3006in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. 386the United States riddles » What is the name of the country that is the first in the world powered entirely by solar energy?Tokelau is an island country and dependent territory of New Zealand.Three solar power stations provide 100% of current electrical demand from photovoltaics, with battery backup. The first power station was completed in August 2012. In total, 4,032 solar panels) each, making Tokelau the first nation in the world to be 100% powered by solar power. Created by: Tschuka very hard 20% VaticanVatican795TokelauTokelau620NauruNauru798TuvaluTuvalu758Pacific Ocean riddles » The historical, Latin name of Ireland, given by the Romans is ...Hibernia. The Romans would later refer to Ireland by this name too in its Latinised form - Hibernia. Hibernia as a national personification representing Ireland appeared in numerous cartoon and drawings, especially in the nineteenth century. Created by: Tschuka very hard 30% AlbionAlbion577E'ireE'ire1108HiberniaHibernia1009IrlindeIrlinde601Ireland riddles » Which city is called "South Westerplatte" because of its heroic defence during the opening stages of the Invasion of Poland in 1939?Węgierska Górka. The Battle of Węgierska Górka was a two-day-long defence of a Polish fortified area in south of Silesia. Although the Polish position was not completed and only five bunkers were manned, the line was defended for two days and nights against superior German forces. Eventually, the Germans managed to break through the Polish positions, but with heavy casualties on their side and with a significant delay.Created by: Ninjaihard 54% Węgierska GórkaWęgierska Górka1097Huta PolańskaHuta Polańska356Nowa CerekwiaNowa Cerekwia285Nowogród BobrzańskiNowogród Bobrzański277battles riddles » What is the name of the Norwegian Antarctic station?Troll is a Norwegian research station located at Jutulsessen, 235 kilometers (146 mi) from the coast in the eastern part of Princess Martha Coast in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica. It is Norway's only all-year research station in Antarctica. It has an overwintering capacity of eight people and a summer capacity of 40. It is served by Troll Airfield, which is the base for the Dronning Maud Land Air Network. Created by: Fabiennevery hard 27% GoblinGoblin20TrollTroll83TelemarcTelemarc51Nord-TrøndelagNord-Trøndelag147Antarctica riddles » Which countries are called Scandinavian countries?Sweden, Norway, Denmark. The term Scandinavia always includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.Created by: Devvery easy 96% Lithuania, Latvia, EstoniaLithuania, Latvia, Estonia195USA, Canada, MexicoUSA, Canada, Mexico68Sweden, Norway, DenmarkSweden, Norway, Denmark8242Great Britain, Ireland, FranceGreat Britain, Ireland, France54Denmark riddles » Which sea was considered to be non-navigable?Sargasso Sea. The Atlantic Ocean's Sargasso Sea was named after the Sargassum seaweed, which floats en masse on the surface there. Although it was formerly thought to cover the entirety of the Sargasso Sea, making navigation impossible, it has since been found to occur only in drifts. The historic incidents of sailing ships being trapped there are now considered due to the often calm winds of the horse latitudes.Created by: Lynn Desmondaverage 62% Black SeaBlack Sea2114Red SeaRed Sea1858Yellow SeaYellow Sea1260Sargasso SeaSargasso Sea8621seas riddles » Which large river flows through Rio de Janeiro? ("rio" is Portuguese for "river")None. Portuguese were the Europeans who encountered Guanabara Bay on January 1,1502. They took it for a large river, which they named "Rio de Janeiro" ("January River"). Later it was discovered, that the presumed river was in fact a gulf, but the name remained.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 47% JaneiroJaneiro6028La PlataLa Plata3101CorcovadoCorcovado1206NoneNone9532Age of Discovery riddles » Which country is named "Sak'art'velo" in its own language?Georgian language is written in its own unique writing system, the Georgian script. Certain grammatical similarities with Basque, especially in the case system, have often been pointed out. However, the hypothesis that both languages are related, is generally considered to lack conclusive evidence.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% AlbaniaAlbania4577IndonesiaIndonesia3644EstoniaEstonia3893GeorgiaGeorgia10344country names riddles » Which Island is named after Scotland?New Caledonia. Caledonia is the Latin name given by the Romans to the land in today's Scotland north of their province of Britannia. The island of New Caledonia was named by Captain James Cook on 4 September 1774, as the north-east of the island reminded him of Scotland.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% TasmaniaTasmania2350New GuineaNew Guinea1801New CaledoniaNew Caledonia11859New ZealandNew Zealand4125islands riddles » Play geographic names quiz and see all the questions.