Can You Answer These Real Jeopardy! Questions About Geography?
Do you consider yourself a worldly whiz when it comes to geography trivia? We curated a pop quiz of an assortment of geography questions from the Jeopardy! archives to see if you are a world class geography genius. Good luck!
Answer: What is Thailand?
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Answer: What is Montgomery?
The crest of Montgomery is a six-pointed star that contains the words “Cradle of the Confederacy,” Birth Place of the Civil Rights Movement” and “City of Montgomery.” This question aired on February 5, 2013.
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Answer: What is Yellowstone Lake?
Yellowstone Lake, the subject of this September 13, 2001 question, is the largest lake at high elevation in North America, however, Lake Tahoe is larger at a lower elevation.
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“Harlem,” sometimes called “A Dream Deferred,” is probably the most famous poem by this man.
Answer: Who is Langston Hughes
James Holzhauer wagered $11,022 on this Daily Double, one of his signature odd and personal number bets on May 27, 2019. Answering it correctly help cement his run as one of the top winning Jeopardy! players ever.
Answer: What is five?
The states are Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. (If this question seems easy, it’s because it aired back on December 28, 1984.)
This capital that shares its name with its country lies about 19 kilometres inland from Italy’s Adriatic coast.
Answer: What is the Dead Sea?
The Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth at 1,412 feet below sea level as the contestants on January 26, 2012, may have known. Extra credit: Israel is its neighbour to the East and Jordan to the West.
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Answer: What is Boise?
Don’t feel bad if you got this answer to the question that aired on May 13, 2008 incorrect. Football is one of the Jeopardy! categories that stump the most contestants.
Not far from the resort of Cancun, the islands of Cozumel & Mujeres lie off the northeast tip of this peninsula.
Come visit Mongo / Not far from the Congo / Tibesti mountains are not that bad / Yes, we’re talking, talking ’bout…
Answer: What is Chad?
Chad, the answer to this June 1, 2016 question, is a land-locked country in North Central Africa. It is the fifth-largest country on the continent.
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Answer: What is the Arctic?
The five oceans of the world are the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean, the answer to this November 22, 2013 question.
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Every little breeze seems to whisper this Alberta lake, so named to honour the daughter of Queen Victoria.
The green spaces of Parks and Recreation can be found in fictional Pawnee in this real Midwestern state.
Answer: What is Indiana?
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Corsica and this Italian island are packed so close together they’re only about 11 kilometres apart.
Answer: What is Sardinia?
This Argentine region’s name is Spanish for “big feet,” perhaps because Spaniards saw Indians who wore large boots.
Hamlet’s father, the king of Denmark, killed Fortinbras’ father, king of this nearby country.
Answer: What is Norway?
Answer: What is the Santa Fe Trail?
Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Raymond Massey also starred in the film. This question aired on February 26, 1998.
Less than 12,000 square kilometres in area, the Gambia is the smallest independent mainland country on this continent.
Answer: What is Africa?
This question aired on May 29, 1997.
The name of this smallest South American country can be spelled with or without an e.
Answer: What is Suriname?
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