If You Can Ace This Geography Quiz with All "T" Answers, You May Be a Genius


By: Isadora Teich

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

The world is a fascinating and mysterious place full of cities, states, countries and all types of landmasses and geographical features. From scorching hot deserts to deep oceans and mountains that tower over the land and climb into the sky, there is so much on our planet that it would take a thousand lifetimes to see it all. And all of it hasn't even been discovered yet. There is so much on earth to talk about, but this quiz has a unique twist. You see, everything mentioned in it starts with the letter "T". 

This is both a clue and a challenge, as you better know how to dot your I's and cross your T's if you want to get all the questions right on this T-filled geography quiz. It will take you all over the world, from its biggest cities to its most desolate wastelands and deepest jungles. It will surprise you how many places around the world all start with the letter T, from island paradises to impoverished towns to green forests, some of the most dangerous places on earth.  

If you are a geography fan who loves a challenge, see if you can truly rock this geography quiz with all "T" answers. 

________ is a state in the US.

Tennessee is a state located in the Southern US. Its capital is Nashville.


Which of these is a river in England?

The Thames River is a famous river in southern England. It runs through the city of London.


Which region is in Italy?

Tuscany is a region in central Italy. Its capital is the city of Florence.


What is a river than flows into another one called?

A tributary is a river that flows into another one. The Mississippi has many of them.


______ is an African country.

Tanzania is a country located in East Africa. It is known for its national parks which are populated by elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards. It is also home to Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro.


_________ is located in Arizona.

Tucson is located in Arizona in the United States. It sits in the Sonoran desert surrounded by multiple mountain ranges.


What is the capital of Kansas?

Topeka is the capital of the Midwestern US state Kansas. It was founded in 1854.


The largest city on earth is:

Tokyo has the most populous metropolitan area on earth. It is located on the island of Honshu, one of the 6,852 islands that make up the country of Japan.


The gravitational pull of the sun and moon create what?

Tides are the periodic rise and fall of sea level caused by the gravitational pull of the sun and moon. This is why there is both high tide and low tide.


Which of these is a large Greek city?

Thessaloniki is the second largest city in Greece. It is also known as Thessalonica, Salonica or Salonika.


Which city is the farthest north?

Toronto is Canada's largest city, with over 2.5 million residents. It is the 4th largest city in North America.


The capital of Honduras is:

Tegucigalpa is capital of Honduras. This country is located in Central America.


Which of these is a city in the Netherlands?

The Hague is located in the province of South Holland in the Netherlands. It is home to the U.N.'s International Court of Justice.


Which is a biome where it's cold almost all year?

The tundra is a biome found in the Arctic Circle. Winters are long and cold, the summers are not warm, and most precipitation falls as snow.


The country Chad is home to the:

The Tibesti Mountains are an African mountain range. They are in the countries of Chad and Libya.


_________ plates move and create the features of the earth's crust.

Tectonic plates move beneath the visible features of the earth. Seismic activity occurs where they collide and drift apart.


Which country was formerly known as Siam?

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia. It is famous for its tropical beaches.


The Fertile Crescent surrounds the _______ and Euphrates rivers.

The Fertile Crescent is an area in the Middle East where ancient civilizations flourished. This was largely due to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers running through it.


What is the most southern latitude on earth where the sun can appear directly overhead?

The Tropic of Capricorn is the most northern latitude on earth where the sun appears directly overhead. It sits at 23.4 degrees south of the equator.


Which country straddles two continents?

Turkey is a country that straddles both Europe and Asia. It is the home of the famous city Istanbul, which was previously known as Constantinople.


_____ is a South American lake.

Lake Titicaca is a deep lake on the border between Bolivia and Peru. It is located in the Andes and is one of the highest navigable lakes on earth.


______________ is a landlocked country.

Tajikistan is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia. It's a popular hiking destination.


__________ is an Oceanic kingdom.

The Kingdom of Tonga is a 169-island archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean. They are a constitutional monarchy with a king and it is illegal to sell land to foreigners.


Which of these places is located in French Polynesia?

Tahiti is the largest island in the Windward group of French Polynesia. This popular vacation destination is shaped like a figure 8.


Which of these countries is near Venezuela?

Trinidad and Tobago is a Caribbean island nation near Venezuela. It's known for the lively Carnival festival in its capital, Port of Spain.


Which of these countries is on the Mediterranean sea?

Tunisia is a North African country. It is bordered by both the Sahara desert and the Mediterranean Sea.


Which is a mountainous island country?

Taiwan is an island country east of mainland China. It is know for its hot springs and mountainous terrain.


India, Mexico and Egypt all sit on the:

The Tropic of Cancer is located 23.5 degrees north of the equator. It is the most northern latitude on earth, where the sun can appear directly overhead.


Which country sits between Ghana and Benin?

Togo is a West African nation between Ghana and Benin in West Africa. It is considered to be one of the birthplaces of the Voodoo religion and is known for its famous Voodoo fetish market.


The capital of Uzbekistan is:

Tashkent is the capital and most populous city of Uzbekistan. Previously a Soviet country, it became a diverse city as people from all over the Soviet Union were forcibly deported there.


Which of these places is an island?

Tenerife is the capital and largest Island of the Canary Islands. It is the most populous Island that belongs to Spain.


The highest mountain in the world outside the Himalayas is:

Tirich Mir is a mountain located in Pakistan. It is a part of the Hindu Kush mountain range.


What is the capital of Estonia?

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia. It sits on the Baltic Sea and has a population of over 400,000.


Which mountain range is in Eurasia?

The Taurus Mountain Range is located in Turkey. It is popular for climbing, hiking and skiing.


Which city is known as "The Blue and White City"?

Tangier is a historic North African port city in Morocco. This city was a favorite place of the counterculture icons of the past.


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