In School in Germany: The Answers to the Geography Quiz

Finally, after having the questions open for you to guess for over a year, here are the answers to the FlFi Quiz on Geography, based on an article which you can click here. Some of the answers will come as a surprise. 🙂

1. Peaches are an important commodity in Egypt. True or False? If false, what crops grow there?

ANS: FALSE Citrus fruits and grapes (fruit), rice and cotton are important for Egypt. 

2. QUARTZITE, IRON ORE, GRANITE, LIMESTONE, PEAT, COPPER & NICKEL are the  minerals that can be found in Minnesota. Of which, IRON ORE (SPEC: TALCONITE)  is still being mined there in the MESABI Iron Range

3. What is the capital of Palau?  a. Ponce          b. Melekeok      c. Koror                               d. Kauai               e. Kuala Lumpur

4. Honey is produced in Canada. True or False? If false, what is produced there?

ANS: FALSE, MAPLE IS PRODUCED IN CANADA

5. Which country has the highest crime rate in the world? Why?

a. Mexico        b. Germany       c.  USA                 d. Russia              e. China               f. Poland

MEXICO DUE TO THE HIGH RATE OF DRUG TRAFFICKING, ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION AND HOMICIDES

6. Which province in the Ukraine joined the Russian Federation in 2014 and which ones want to join?

a.: CRIMEA_; b.: DONETSK AND LUHANSK

7. The Rust Belt, consisting of the states of OHIO, WEST VIRGINIA, PENNSYLVANIA, AND INDIANA and the cities of INDIANAPOLIS, PITTSBURGH, PHILADELPHIA, CLEVELAND AND CINCINNATI,  received its name because of what industry that existed between 1860 and ca. 1970?

a. Steel             b. Tobacco          c. Iron                   d. corn                 e. wood               f. both a&c

8. Rice is grown in Iowa. True or False? If false, which US state grows rice?    FALSE, MINNESOTA 

9. Which Eastern European Countries became part of the Warsaw Pact in 1955? Hint: there are seven countries not counting Yugoslavia? POLAND, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HUNGARY, ALBANIA, ROMANIA, BULGARIA, SOVIET UNION

10. Catholicism is the predominant religion in which German states?  BAVARIA  &  BADEN WURTTEMBERG

11. Albert Lea, Minnesota was named after an explorer who founded the region. True or False?    TRUE, ALBERT MILLER LEA DISCOVERED A LAKE IN 1847, WHICH WAS FIRST NAMED FOX LAKE BUT WAS LATER RENAMED AFTER HIM. 

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