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Welcome to the awesome world of trivia that will take you on a global adventure! In my article, I’ll present to you an awesome collection of 217++ international trivia questions that are sure to test your knowledge and entertain you along the way. Great for the kiddos too! 

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My family and I are big travelers and love the adventure. My son is well-versed in capital cities and many different countries and loves these types of fun quizzes, so I thought that I would brew up something good for my readers. 

If you’re a fan of geography and consider yourself a trivia enthusiast, you’ve come to the right place. These questions will challenge you and your kids to think about the world in new and exciting ways. From landmarks to cultures to famous personalities, this trivia covers it all.

Get ready to expand your general knowledge with questions like: What is the capital of Australia? Can you name the longest river in Africa? So, whether you’re looking to impress your friends at the next trivia night or simply want to learn something new or teach your kids, these questions will keep you engaged and entertained.

In this fun trivia game, you’ll get a chance to test your wit and discover fascinating facts about countries and cultures you may not have known before. So grab a pen, gather your friends or kids and jump on a journey that will challenge and entertain you. Get ready to become a trivia master with these international trivia questions!

Fun List Of Trivia Questions

Mount Rushmore on a clear day

United States Geography

1-What is the largest US state in the United States by land area?

Answer: Alaska

2-What U.S. state is known as “The Show Me State”?

Answer: Missouri

3-How many states make up the United States?

Answer: 50

4-Which U.S. state is nicknamed “The Sunshine State”?

Answer: Florida

South America Geography

5-What is the largest country in South America by land area?

Answer: Brazil

6-Which South American country is the only one to have English as its official language?

Answer: Guyana

7-What is the highest mountain in South America?

Answer: Mount Aconcagua

8-Which South American country has the most islands?

Answer: Brazil

9-Which South American country is the world’s largest producer of coffee?

Answer: Brazil

European Country Geography

10-What is the smallest country in Europe by land area?

Answer: Vatican City

11-What European country is known as “Land of the Midnight Sun”?

Answer: Norway

12-Which European country is home to the highest mountain in Europe, Mount Elbrus?

Answer: Russia

13-Which European country has the longest coastline?

Answer: Norway

African Country Geography

14-What is the largest country in Africa by land area?

Answer: Algeria

15-What African country is known as “The Rainbow Nation”?

Answer: South Africa

16-Which African country was formerly known as Abyssinia?

Answer: Ethiopia

17-Which African country has the most pyramids?

Answer: Sudan

18-What is the smallest country in Africa by land area?

Answer: Seychelles

South African flag on a boat overlooking a city

South Africa Geography

19-What is the capital city of South Africa?

Answer: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial)

20-What is the highest mountain in South Africa?

Answer: Mafadi

21-Which city in South Africa is known as “The City of Gold”?

Answer: Johannesburg

22-What is the longest river in South Africa?

Answer: Orange River

23-What is the southernmost point of Africa?

Answer: Cape Agulhas

Capital Cities!

24-What is the capital of France?

Answer: Paris

25-What is the capital of Australia?

Answer: Canberra

26-What is the capital of Japan?

Answer: Tokyo

27-What is the capital city of Canada?

Answer: Ottawa( My  Hometown!)

28-What is the capital of Spain?

Answer: Madrid

Asian Country Geography

29-What is the largest country in Asia by land area?

Answer: Russia

30-Which Asian country has the most islands?

Answer: Philippines

31-What is the highest mountain in Asia?

Answer: Mount Everest

32-Which Asian country has the longest coastline?

Answer: Indonesia

33-What is the smallest country in Asia by land area?

Answer: Maldives

Highest Mountain Trivia

34-What is the highest mountain in North America?

Answer: Denali

35-What is the highest mountain in Antarctica?

Answer: Mount Vinson

36-What is the highest mountain in Australia?

Answer: Mount Kosciuszko

37-What is the highest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mount Everest

38-What is the highest mountain in Europe?

Answer: Mount Elbrus

the Nile River passing through a city

Longest River Trivia

39-What is the longest river in the United States?

Answer: Missouri River

40-What is the longest river in South America?

Answer: Amazon River

41-What is the longest river in Europe?

Answer: Volga River

42-What is the longest river in Africa?

Answer: Nile River

43-What is the longest river in the world?

Answer: Nile River

Time Zones Trivia

44-How many time zones does Russia have?

Answer: 11

45-How many time zones does China officially recognize?

Answer: 1

46-How many time zones does the United States have (excluding territories)?

Answer: 6

47-Which U.S. state has its own time zone?

Answer: Hawaii

Largest Country Trivia

48-What is the largest country in the world by land area?

Answer: Russia

49-What is the largest country in the world by population?

Answer: India

50-What is the largest country in South America by land area?

Answer: Brazil

Japanese City Trivia

51-What is the capital city of Japan?

Answer: Tokyo

52-What Japanese city is known for its historic shrines and temples, including Kinkaku-ji (the Golden Pavilion)?

Answer: Kyoto

53-What Japanese city is home to the famous Itsukushima Shrine, with its “floating” torii gate?

Answer: Hiroshima

54-What Japanese city is famous for its historic samurai district and Kenrokuen, one of Japan’s “three most beautiful landscape gardens”?

Answer: Kanazawa

55-What Japanese city is known for its annual Sapporo Snow Festival featuring enormous ice sculptures?

Answer: Sapporo

Correct Answers to Easy Trivia Questions

56-Which country has the most natural lakes?

  • Answer: Canada

57-What is the smallest country in the world?

  • Answer: Vatican City

58-Which desert is the largest in the world?

  • Answer: The Sahara Desert
a long canadian coastline

59-Which country has the longest coastline?

  • Answer: Canada

60-What is the tallest mountain in the world above sea level?

  • Answer: Mount Everest

61-Which two continents are entirely in the Southern Hemisphere?

  • Answer: Australia and Antarctica

62-What is the longest river in Asia?

  • Answer: The Yangtze River

63-Which country is known as both a continent and a country?

  • Answer: Australia

64-What is the largest island in the world?

  • Answer: Greenland

65-Which country has the most time zones?

  • Answer: France (due to its overseas territories)

66-What Italian city is known as the City of Canals?

  • Answer: Venice

67-Which African country has the largest population?

  • Answer: Nigeria

68-What is the deepest point in the world’s oceans?

  • Answer: Mariana Trench

69-Which river flows through Paris?

  • Answer: The Seine River

70-What is the largest lake in Africa?

  • Answer: Lake Victoria

71-Which country is known as the Land of the Rising Sun?

  • Answer: Japan

72-What is the driest place on Earth?

  • Answer: Atacama Desert

73-Which European country has the highest number of castles per square mile?

  • Answer: Wales

General Knowledge Questions

74-In which country can you find the ancient city of Petra?

  • Answer: Jordan

75-What ocean is the largest and deepest on Earth?

  • Answer: The Pacific Ocean

76-Which river forms the border between the United States and Mexico?

  • Answer: Rio Grande

77-Which African country is famous for being home to the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx?

  • Answer: Egypt

78-Which country is known as the Land of Fire and Ice due to its volcanoes and glaciers?

  • Answer: Iceland

79-What is the largest desert in the world?

  • Answer: Sahara desert
fjords in Norway on a clear blue sky day with man in front of flag

80-Which European country is known for its fjords and is the homeland of the Vikings?

  • Answer: Norway

81-Which mountain range runs along the western coast of South America?

  • Answer: Andes mountains

82-What is the capital city of The United States?

  • Answer: Washington, D.C.

83-In which country would you find the Great Barrier Reef?

  • Answer: Australia

84-Which river is often called the “Father of Waters” and is the longest river in North America?

  • Answer: Mississippi River

85-What is the largest continent by land area?

  • Answer: Asia

86-In which state can you find the Grand Canyon?

  • Answer: Arizona

87-Which country is made up of 7,000 islands?

  • Answer: The Philippines

88-What is the most populous city in the world?

  • Answer: Tokyo, Japan (Population: 37,435,191) approx.

89-Where is the world’s largest underground lake?

  • Answer: Namibia

90-In which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?

  • Answer: Atlantic Ocean

91-How many countries does Africa have?

  • Answer: 54

92-How many people live in New Zealand?

  • Answer: Roughly 5 million

93-What is the capital of Senegal?

  • Answer: Dakar

94-Which ocean is between North America and Africa?

  • Answer: Atlantic

95-Which river flows from Minneapolis to Memphis to New Orleans?

  • Answer: Mississippi

96-How many countries are in North America?

  • Answer: 23

97-What country lies roughly 90 miles southeast of Florida?

  • Answer: Cuba

98-What is a flat, elevated landform that rises sharply above adjacent land on at least one side?

  • Answer: Plateau

99-What’s the correct postal abbreviation for Mississippi?

  • Answer: MS
Guyana Flag

100-Where is Guyana?

  • Answer: South America

101-What mountain range is along the east side of the United States?

  • Answer: Appalachian

102-What’s the capital of Tennessee?

  • Answer: Nashville

103-Where is Malta?

  • Answer: Europe

104-What state sits between California and Washington?

  • Answer: Oregon

105-Which state was not one of the 13 original colonies?

  • Answer: Maine

106-What is this site called?

a picture of Stonehenge with clear blue skies.
  • Answer: Stonehenge

107-Which city has the second largest population?

  • Answer: Delhi (Population: 29,399,141) Approx.

108-What kind of map uses contour lines to connect points of equal elevation?

  • Answer: Topographical

109-What’s the capital of New Hampshire?

  • Answer: Concord

110-The prime meridian is the line at 0º longitude or 0º latitude?

  • Answer: 0º longitude

111-What’s the capital of the United Kingdom?

  • Answer: London

112-Where is Moldova?

  • Answer: Europe

113-What’s the capital of Pennsylvania?

  • Answer: Harrisburg

114-Where are these cliffs located?

Beautiful cliffs in Ireland along the ocean
  • Answer: Ireland

​More Quiz Questions!

115-Which lake is not one of the Great Lakes: Superior, Huron, or Champlain?

  • Answer: Champlain

116-What’s the capital of Italy?

  • Answer: Rome

117-Where is Chile?

  • Answer: South America

118-Which North American city has a bigger population: Los Angeles or Mexico City?

  • Answer: Mexico City

119-What measures distance north or south of the equator?

  • Answer: Latitude

120-Where is Mongolia?

  • Answer: Asia

121-Where is Indonesia?

  • Answer: Asia

122-What’s the capital of Germany?

  • Answer: Berlin

123-What’s the capital of Russia?

  • Answer: Moscow

124-What is the name of this famous clock tower: Big Ben, Tom Tower, or Trafalgar Tower?

  • Answer: Big Ben

125-What’s the capital of Romania?

  • Answer: Bucharest

126-What’s the capital of Portugal?

  • Answer: Lisbon

127-Where can you find these marvelous fields: Bangladesh, Austria, or Vietnam?

famer in rice fields in Vietnam
  • Answer: Vietnam

128-Which of these countries has the smallest population: France, United Kingdom, or Spain?

  • Answer: Spain

129-What country is this lake in: Canada, Finland, or Iceland?

Lake Louise in Canada
  • Answer: Canada

130-What’s the capital of Belgium?

  • Answer: Brussels

131-What is the Taj Mahal? 

  • Answer: It’s a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, India

132-What’s the capital of Poland?

  • Answer: Warsaw

133-What’s the capital of the Netherlands?

  • Answer: Amsterdam

134-What country should you visit to see the Burj Khalifa?

  • Answer: United Arab Emirates

135-Which Canadian province is the smallest?

  • Answer: Prince Edward Island

136-Where are the Maldives?

  • Answer: Asia

137-Where is Chad?

  • Answer: Africa

138-What’s the capital of Denmark?

  • Answer: Copenhagen

139-Where is Mexico: North America, Europe, or South America?

  • Answer: North America

140-What’s the capital of Lithuania?

  • Answer: Vilnius

141-What’s the capital of Hungary?

  • Answer: Budapest

142-Where can you find the Colosseum?

  • Answer: Italy

143-What’s the capital of Switzerland?

  • Answer: Bern

144-What’s the capital of Iceland?

  • Answer: Reykjavík

145-Where can you visit the Red Square?

  • Answer: Russia

146-Where is Croatia: South America, Africa, or Europe?

  • Answer: Europe

147-What country is this an image of: France, the Netherlands, or Portugal?

The Louvre Meseum at night time
  • Answer: France

148-Australia is surrounded by all of the following bodies of water except the Timor Sea, Indian Ocean, or Philippine Sea?

  • Answer: Philippine Sea

149-What’s the capital of Slovakia?

  • Answer: Bratislava

150-What is the currency in India?

  • Answer: Rupee

151-What’s the capital of Albania?

  • Answer: Tirana

152-The Hoover Dam was built over which river?

  • Answer: Colorado River

153-What’s the capital of Paraguay?

  • Answer: Asunción

154-What’s the capital of Norway?

  • Answer: Oslo

155-What’s the capital of Ukraine?

  • Answer: Kyiv

156-What’s the capital of Colombia?

  • Answer: Bogotá

international trivia questions cont…

157-What’s the capital of the Czech Republic?

  • Answer: Prague

158-What’s the capital of Luxembourg?

  • Answer: Luxembourg City

159-What’s the capital of Belarus?

  • Answer: Minsk

160-What’s the capital of Montenegro?

  • Answer: Podgorica

161-Where is Nepal?

  • Answer: Asia

162-What’s the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

  • Answer: Sarajevo

163-What’s the capital of Austria?

  • Answer: Vienna

164-What’s the capital of Estonia?

  • Answer: Tallinn

165-What’s the capital of Serbia?

  • Answer: Belgrade

166-Where is Eritrea: Africa, Asia, Europe?

  • Answer: Africa

167-What’s the capital of Latvia?

  • Answer: Riga

168-What is the famous tower landmark in Paris called?

  • Answer: Eiffel Tower

169-What’s the capital of Turkey?

  • Answer: Ankara

170-What’s the capital of Slovenia?

  • Answer: Ljubljana

171-What is the name of the famous temple in Cambodia? 

Angkor Wat during the day
  • Answer: Angkor Wat

172-What’s the capital of Bulgaria?

  • Answer: Sofia

173-What’s the capital of Finland?

  • Answer: Helsinki

174-What’s the capital of North Macedonia?

  • Answer: Skopje

175-What’s the name of the famous bridge in San Francisco?

  • Answer: Golden Gate Bridge

176-What is the capital of Argentina?

  • Answer: Buenos Aires

177-What is the capital of Egypt?

  • Answer: Cairo

178-What is the capital of Brazil?

  • Answer: Brasília

179-What is the capital of Mexico?

  • Answer: Mexico City

180-What is the capital of South Korea?

  • Answer: Seoul

181-What is the capital of New Zealand?

  • Answer: Wellington

182-What is the capital of Thailand?

  • Answer: Bangkok

183-What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

  • Answer: Riyadh

184-What is the capital of Greece?

  • Answer: Athens

185-Kuala Lumpur is the capital of which country?

  • Answer: Malaysia

186-Where was Elvis Presley born?

  • Answer: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States

187-In which city did Benjamin Franklin fly a kite to prove the electrical nature of lightning?

  • Answer: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

188-Where was Marie Curie born?

  • Answer: Warsaw, Poland

189-In which city were the 1988 Summer Olympics held?

  • Answer: Seoul, South Korea

190-In which ancient city was the Peloponnesian War primarily fought?

  • Answer: Athens, Greece

191-What is the only sea without any coastline? 

Answer: Sargasso Sea

192-Which European country is bordered by eight other countries? 

Answer: Germany

193-What is the longest river in France? 

Answer: Loire River

194-Which African country is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills”? 

Answer: Rwanda

195-What is the highest waterfall in the world?

Answer: Angel Falls (Venezuela)

196-Which Asian country is the largest archipelago in the world? 

Answer: Indonesia

More international trivia questions

197-What is the only country in the world to lie entirely in the Southern Hemisphere? 

Answer: East Timor

Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany

198-Which European country is home to the famous Neuschwanstein Castle? 

Answer: Germany

199-What is the highest navigable lake in the world? 

Answer: Lake Titicaca (bordering Peru and Bolivia)

200-Which African country is known as the “Pearl of Africa”? 

Answer: Uganda

201-Which river is the longest in Canada? 

Answer: Mackenzie River

202-What is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea? 

Answer: Sicily

203-Which country is both the easternmost and the westernmost in the world? 

Answer: Kiribati

204-What is the only continent without an active volcano? 

Answer: Australia

205-Which South American country has the highest capital city in the world? 

Answer: Bolivia (La Paz)

206-What is the largest city by population in Africa? 

Answer: Lagos, Nigeria

207-What is the largest city in Canada by population? 

Answer: Toronto

208-Which country is the largest producer of oil in the world? 

Answer: United States

209-What is the only country in the world to be ruled by a Grand Duke? 

Answer: Luxembourg

210-Which U.S. state is known as the “Sunflower State”?

Answer: Kansas

211-Which African country is home to the Maasai Mara National Reserve? 

Answer: Kenya

212-What is the largest city in South America by population? 

Answer: São Paulo, Brazil (Population: 12,330,000) Approx.

213-What is the longest river in Australia? 

Answer: Murray River

214-Which European country is known for its tulips, windmills, and cycling culture? 

Answer: Netherlands

St. Lawrence River in Quebec City with a hotel in the backdrop

215-Which river forms part of the border between the United States and Canada? 

Answer: St. Lawrence River

216-Which Asian country is known as the “Land of the Thunder Dragon”? 

Answer: Bhutan

217-What is the largest island country in the Caribbean? 

Answer: Cuba

218-What is the largest desert in Asia? 

Answer: Gobi Desert

End of international trivia questions

And there you have it, folks! Some fun geography trivia questions that’ll whisk you away on a global journey faster than you can say, “I’m ready for an adventure!” Whether you’re brushing up on your geography or gearing up for a fun-filled family game night, these questions are sure to entertain and educate.

So grab your maps, gather your crew, and get ready to embark on a trivia quest like no other! And remember, the world’s full of wonders, so keep exploring and keep learning. Happy trivia-ing, my fellow adventurers!

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