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Trivia Quiz - Geographic Second Best Quiz

We all know the highest, largest, longest features of the Earth. This quiz asks you to find the second best.

Quiz Number: 4506
Date Submitted: May 25, 2012
Quiz Categories: Geography
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 42.1 percent
Times Taken: 123 times
Taken by Registered Users: 10

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Geographic Second Best Quiz

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1. Greenland is the world's largest island. Which of the following ranks as number two?
  A.   Borneo
  B.   New Guinea
  C.   Madagascar
  D.   Great Britain

2. The Caspian Sea is the world's largest lake. What lake is the runner up?
  A.   Aral Sea
  B.   Lake Victoria
  C.   Lake Tanganyika
  D.   Lake Superior

3. The Andes run the length of South America making them the world's longest mountain range. What range is next longest?
  A.   Rockies
  B.   Himalayas
  C.   Great Dividing Range
  D.   Trans-Antarctic Range

4. Asia is the largest continent followed by which land mass?
  A.   South America
  B.   North America
  C.   Africa
  D.   Antarctica

5. The Sahara is the sandiest place on the planet. Which desert comes in second?
  A.   Australian
  B.   Gobi
  C.   Kalahari
  D.   Arabian

6. Always a contentious issue, which river comes in second to the Nile in terms of length?
  A.   Mississippi-Missouri
  B.   Yangtse
  C.   Amazon
  D.   Yellow

7. The South China Sea is the world's largest sea followed by what?
  A.   Mediterranean
  B.   Gulf of Mexico
  C.   Bering
  D.   Caribbean

8. Which of the world's peaks is second highest after Mt Everest?
  A.   Lhotse
  B.   Chogori
  C.   Kanchenjunga
  D.   Annapurna

9. After Russia which nation has the second largest area?
  A.   USA
  B.   China
  C.   Canada
  D.   Brazil

10. Which country has the second highest average elevation after Tibet?
  A.   Switzerland
  B.   Peru
  C.   Austria
  D.   Nepal®   

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