Test your geographic knowledge with ten questions from the 2004 National Geographic Bee state competitions. (Scroll for answers at the bottom.)
1. World-famous crystal is made in the city of Waterford, located at the mouth of the Suir River in which European country?
2. The West Bank is a disputed territory along what river in southwest Asia?
3. Maracaibo is a processing center for much of the oil that is exported from which country?
4. In October 2003, an office tower under construction in Taipei became the world's tallest building when crews shifted its massive pinnacle into place. This building is located on what island?
5. What Central American country celebrated the centennial of its separation from Colombia with parades and music in November 2003?
6. Tea is the principal cash crop in the state of Assam, which is located north of Bangladesh in which country?
7. What is the term for tremors or vibrations that sometimes follow an earthquake?
8. In August 2003, the president of a West African country resigned under international pressure as rebels took control of the capital city of Monrovia. Name this country.
9. Canada's Chaleur Bay, a fishing ground for mackerel and salmon, lies between the Gasp Peninsula and which province?
10. In 1997, a volcano destroyed the capital city of Plymouth on which Caribbean island?
1. Answer: Ireland
2. Answer: Jordan River
3. Answer: Venezuela
4. Answer: Taiwan
5. Answer: Panama
6. Answer: India
7. Answer: aftershocks
8. Answer: Liberia
9. Answer: New Brunswick
10. Answer: Montserrat