Maps questions This is a list of recently added questions about maps. Play maps quiz and see all the questions. Which of those European countries is the smallest?Liechtenstein. With an area of just 160 square kilometres Liechtenstein is the fourth smallest country in Europe after Vatican City, Monaco and San Marino. Created by: Ninjaihard 49% LiechtensteinLiechtenstein4946AndorraAndorra2787MaltaMalta1139LuxembourgLuxembourg1163country records riddles » What country is that?Mongol Empire. The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries and was the largest contiguous land empire in history. British Empire was larger but spread across all continents.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 68% Tsardom of RussiaTsardom of Russia952Imperial ChinaImperial China331Mongol EmpireMongol Empire3127Persian EmpirePersian Empire164map riddles » Which U.S. state is the smallest?Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is the smallest of the 50 U.S. states with an area of 3 144 km2. Created by: Ninjaihard 52% DelawareDelaware464New HampshireNew Hampshire522Rhode IslandRhode Island3423HawaiiHawaii2163history of the United States riddles » Which state joined the U.S. most recent?Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state to have joined the United States of America, having received statehood on August 21, 1959. In March 1959, Congress passed the Hawaii Admission Act, which U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law. On June 27, 1959, a referendum asked residents of Hawaii to vote on the statehood bill; 94.3% voted in favor of statehood and only 5.7% opposed it.Created by: Ninjaihard 43% AlaskaAlaska3279New MexicoNew Mexico1030HawaiiHawaii3793ArizonaArizona668borders riddles » 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 44% in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Northeast region of the U.S.2764in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.in the Atlantic Southeast region of the U.S.1496in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. in the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. 3722in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. in the Pacific Southeast region of the U.S. 435geographic names riddles » Which of these cities is the southernmost?Ho Chi Minh City - 10° 46′ 36.8″ N, Bangkok - 13° 45′ 9″ N, Manila - 14° 34′ 48″ N and Mumbai - 18° 58′ 30″ N.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 32% ManilaManila210Ho Chi Minh CityHo Chi Minh City298MumbaiMumbai159BangkokBangkok249cities riddles » Which of these cities has the closest latitude to Washington, D.C.?Beijing. Washington, D.C. - 38° 54′ 17″ N, Beijing - 39° 55′ 0″ N, Tbilisi - 41° 43′ 0″ N, Rome - 41° 54′ 0″ N and Tokyo - 35° 41′ 0″ N.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% RomeRome326TbilisiTbilisi162BeijingBeijing387TokyoTokyo173USA riddles » Who first used the name 'atlas' to define a set of maps?Gerhard Mercator. Gerardus Mercator was a 16th-century German-Flemish cartographer, geographer and cosmographer. He was renowned for creating the 1569 world map based on a new projection which represented sailing courses of constant bearing as straight lines—an innovation that is still employed in nautical charts. Mercator was one of the founders of the Netherlandish school of cartography.Created by: Tschukavery hard 26% Abraham OrteliusAbraham Ortelius121Claudius PtolemyClaudius Ptolemy427Gerhard MercatorGerhard Mercator246Eugeniusz RomerEugeniusz Romer137famous people riddles » Which of these countries is doubly landlocked? (landlocked and surrounded only by landlocked countries)Uzbekistan is bordered by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Tajikistan to the southeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest. Created by: Tschukavery hard 37% TajikistanTajikistan151KazakhstanKazakhstan327KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan178UzbekistanUzbekistan387Asia riddles » What point did the former meridian 0 °, called the Ferro meridian, run through?Through the Spanish island of El Hierro. El Hierro, nicknamed Isla del Meridiano (the "Meridian Island"), is the smallest and farthest south and west of the Canary Islands. The line of longitude running through El Hierro (Ferro), the westernmost of the Canary Islands, was known in European history as the prime meridian in common use outside of the future British Empire. Created by: Tschukavery hard 23% through the Greenwich district in Londonthrough the Greenwich district in London1270by the astronomical observatory in Parisby the astronomical observatory in Paris448through the Spanish island of El Hierrothrough the Spanish island of El Hierro719through the Italian city of Ferrothrough the Italian city of Ferro598countries riddles » Play maps quiz and see all the questions.