Answers to the annual geography quiz.

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International views


1. Tanzania.
2. South America.

3. Asia.

4. Europe.

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5. Australia (7,310 and -52 feet, respectively).

6. Euro.

7. Kiev.

8. Morocco.

9. Wool.

10. Belize.

11. Japan.

12. Brunei.

13. Estonia.

14. Belgium.

15. Venezuela.

16. Bahrain.

17. Vietnam.

18. Israel.

19. Queen Charlotte Islands.

20. Japan.


Sounds of place


1. C.

2. A.

3. B.

4. C (home to the International Crane Foundation, in Baraboo).

5. B.

6. A.

7. D.

8. C.

9. B.

10. C.


Middle East match


1. D.

2. E.

3. I.

4. F.

5. B.

6. G.

7. H.

8. J.

9. A.

10. C.


Multiple choice


1. C.

2. A.

3. A.

4. B.

5. C.

6. A.

7. D.

8. D.

9. C.

10. A (in Hartford, Conn.; Clemens was better known by his pen name of Mark Twain).


True or false


1. F (it’s southwest).

2. T.

3. T.

4. T.

5. F (it’s on the Pacific).

6. T.

7. F (it’s in the Pacific).

8. F (it’s 4,244 square miles vs. 226,657 for Madagascar).

9. T.

10. F.


Physical focus


1. Atmosphere.

2. Calving.

3. La Niña.

4. Humidity.

5. Fossil fuels.

6. Desert.

7. Estuary (not “delta,” which is a triangular formation of sand and soil formed at the mouth of a river or estuary).

8. Environment.

9. Hurricane.

10. Ring of Fire.


Photo identification


1. A young bearded saki monkey sits in a tree in the rainforest along Brazil’s northern border. Europe and Antarctica are the only continents without rainforests.

2. Ice falls from Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier, a process known as calving.

3. This whooping crane lives at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wis.

4. Agra is home to India’s Taj Mahal.

5. The Kilauea Volcano is part of the Pacific Ocean’s Ring of Fire.