10 most difficult geography riddlesGeography quiz
How much of Australia coastline is desert? (Out of the total 21,262 miles/34,218 km)
140 miles (225 km)
1,000 miles (1,600 km)
3,000 miles (4,800 km)
14,000 miles (22,500 km)
More than 40% of Australia's land is classified as desert, but almost all of it is located inland. The Great Sandy Desert is the only one to extend to the coast, forming the long sweep of the Eighty Miles Beach (which is actually 140 miles long).
What is the most populous island of the Carribean?
Hispaniola is the second-largest island in the Caribbean (after Cuba). Its total population of 20M is shared almost equally between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The population of Hispaniola is about twice as large as the population of Cuba (11M).
What are the Czech national colors?
Traditional colours of the Czech lands were white and red, derived from the Bohemian coat of arms. After Czechoslovakia has been established, the blue colour was added to symbolize colours of Slovakia and distinguish colours from the Polish colours.
On the Coat of arms of Peru there is not...
the cinchona tree
the horn of plenty
a palm branch and laurel
The coat of arms (Escudo de Armas) has a palm branch on its left and an laurel one on its right. All four share the same escutcheon or shield, consisting of three elements: the top left section shows the vicuña, the national animal representing the fauna of Peru; the tree in the top right section is the cinchona tree representing the national flora; and the bottom cornucopia with coins spilling from it represents the mineral resources of the country.
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.
Which desert has this famous "eye"?
The Richat Structure in Mauritania, also known as the Eye of the Sahara, was interpreted as an asteroid impact structure, but no evidence of shock metamorphism has been found. Today, scientists believe that it is a huge (40 km in diameter) and deeply eroded geologic dome.
Which river flows through Delhi?
The Yamuna river was the historical boundary between Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, and its flood plains provide fertile alluvial soil suitable for agriculture but are prone to recurrent floods. The Yamuna, a sacred river in Hinduism, is the only major river flowing through Delhi.