Offbeat 10 'easy' geography questions that middle schoolers can answer, but will probably leave you stumped

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In anticipation of the big day, National Geographic Society's website features an online study tool that helps prepare participants for the annual event. INSIDER has compiled a sample test of 10 questions from topic areas that frequently appear in the Geobee, courtesy of the National Geographic Society's free quiz — and they're surprisingly difficult.

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Parents, you ’ve got questions , we’ve got answers . Well, middle schoolers , I assure you that life picks up. There’s a bigger, more promising world beyond this rite of passage. In the meantime, I have 10 truths to center you .

See if you can pass all 10 questions listed down below.

1. In May 2002, an invasive species of predatory fish was found in a pond about 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the Chesapeake Bay, alarming scientists and wildlife managers in which state?

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a. Michigan

b. Maryland

c. Maine

Hint: The TV series "The Wire" is based in this state's capital.

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Barack Obama has cited "The Wire" as one of his favorite television shows.

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It’s a frequent Boomer lament: “Kids these days don’t know much about ____ “ (fill in the blank: geography , culture, science, art, history). Then try your hand at the the following ten questions ( answers provided below). If it’s any comfort, not one of the 671 college students tested by Dunlosky

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The answer is... Maryland!

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In July 2002, an angler caught the fish in question: commonly referred to as a snakehead fish, they are able to breathe air, travel across land, and eat native species.

2. Which of these cities is the most populous?

a. Quito

b. Buenos Aires

c. Asuncion

Hint: This city was actually founded twice.

The first time was in 1536; the second time, in 1580.

The answer is... Buenos Aires!

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The estimated population of Buenos Aires in 2016 was 2,891,000.

3. Which country on the Scandinavian Peninsula is largest in area?

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a. Sweden

b. Norway

c. Finland

Hint: The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded here.

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So far, 16 women have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

The answer is... Norway!

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Norway occupies a total area of 148746.6 square miles.

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Teaching Your Middle Schooler . Wednesday, November 3, 2010. However, during the discussion of their reasoning in answering this question , it was pretty easy to see who was thinking logically(give preference to those who haven’t been before, or just choose randomly Posted by Carol at 10 :27 PM.

4. The highest mountain in Papau New Guinea has the same name as the last kaiser, or emperor, of Germany. Name this peak?

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a. Mount Wilhelm

b. Mount Scherhorn

c. Mount Ingolstadt

Hint: A commonly used stock sound effect of a man screaming also shares the same name.

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The stock scream was first used in the 1951 film, "Distant Drums."

The answer is... Mount Wilhelm!

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Emperor Wilhelm II ruled the German Empire and was the King of Prussia from 1888 to 1918.

5. The Potala was the home of the Dalai Lama until he fled into exile in 1959. The Potala overlooks what Himalayan city?

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a. Thimphu

b. Lhasa

c. Kathmandu

Hint: This city's name translates to "the Land of Gods."

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It is also often called "The City of Sunshine."

The answer is... Lhasa!

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Lhasa is widely considered to be the hub of Tibet's economic, cultural, political, and religious activities.

6. Which of these Canadian provincial capitals lies in a major oil- and gas-producing region?

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a. Edmonton

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Well, middle schoolers , I assure you that life picks up. There's a bigger, more promising world beyond this rite of passage. In the meantime, I have 10 truths to center you . Some questions to ask yourself are: Do I trust this person? Are they respectable?

b. Halifax

c. Victoria

Hint: This city is sometimes called Canada's "Gateway to the North."

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A member of the city council in the region wanted to change its slogan from Canada's "Gateway to the North" to "The Portal To The Universe" in 2014.

The answer is... Edmonton!

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Check out this list of the 100 largest oil and gas producers in Canada.

7. Impressionist painting was developed by painters such as Monet and Renoir in which European country?

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a. Russia

b. Ireland

c. France

Hint: The capital of this country is commonly referred to as "The City of Lights."

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The country's capital also has no stop signs.

The answer is... France!

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Impressionism developed in Paris in the 1860s.

8. Which state is not a leading copper producer for the US?

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a. New Mexico

b. Kansas

c. Arizona

Hint: Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz" lived here.

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The region is also nicknamed "The Sunflower State."

The answer is... Kansas!

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Check out the top five mineral-producing states here.

9. Which country, made up of more than 13,000 islands, has the second largest area of tropical rain forest after Brazil?

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a. Malaysia

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Was your answer 10 cents? That would be wrong ! Explanation: When you read the math problem, you probably saw that the bat and the ball cost a dollar and ten cents in total and when you processed the new information that the bat is a dollar more than the ball, your brain jumped to the conclusion that

Not only will it help you reinforce to them why you ’re the perfect candidate, it will help make answering those questions easier as you ’re already prepared. I love challenging the students to try to stump me and as a result, they go out of their way to explore the environment around them, making learning

b. Indonesia

c. Brunei

Hint: The country will celebrate 73 years of independence in August of 2018.

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The country is also the 4th most populous nationin the world.

The answer is... Indonesia!

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In the early 21st century, Indonesia was the most populous country in Southeast Asia.

10. "Agriculture and Commerce" is the motto of which southern state that is home to much of the Cumberland Plateau?

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a. Kentucky

b. Tennessee

c. Mississippi

Hint: This state's capital is known as the "Music City."

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The capital has also been called "The Athens of the South."

The answer is... Tennessee!

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The state motto was officially adopted in 1987.

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