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Geography 101

placeSpotting

placeSpotting

Here’s a challenge to your understanding of zoomed in places around the world.  On placeSpotting.com a zoomed in view of an aerial is presented with up to four hints about the location.  Solving the challenge is done by zooming in on a world image below the clue to match the […]

Geography 101

Test Your Geography for a Good Cause

Test Your Geography for a Good Cause

Your can test your knowledge of geography and help a good cause at the same time.   Freepoverty.org hosts a geography game that donates 10 cups of water for every correct answer. With progressively harder questions, the game shoots out the names of various locations around the world. Click on […]

Geography 101

Weird European Names Quiz

Weird European Names Quiz

Spiegel, the German magazine, has fun with some of the weirder names of locations found in Germany and other European cities: Germany has a string of cities that take one through the entire digestive tract: Essen (eat), Darmstadt (intestine city), and Pforzheim (which is close enough to the German word […]

Geography 101

Annual Geography Quiz

Annual Geography Quiz

Each year, the San Francisco Chroncile puts out a Geo Quiz.  The quiz doesn’t test you on rote geography, no naming of capitals (well, maybe one question) are on the list of questions.  The quiz is hard but fun and asks such off the wall questions as which international airport is named […]

Geography 101

How Well Do You Know Your World?

How Well Do You Know Your World?

A fun way to learn about where places are in the world is to take advantage of the plethora of free geography games on the Internet.  One such game is “How Well Do You Know Your World?”  The object of the game is to accurately locate places on the world […]

Geography 101

Name Games

Name Games

How well do your geography smarts hold up under the gun, especially when timed?  Try these pages which test how well you can regurgitate names of countries.  The first one, developed by UC Berkeley students, asks you to name the 53 African countries in under ten minutes: Name the 53 African […]