Choose the correct answer.

1.The United States is the world's ___________ largest country in population and the fifth largest country in area. Washington, D.C., is the capital of the country, and New York is its largest city.

a) third

b) seventh

c) fifth

2.Brazil covers nearly half of __________ and is the continent's largest nation . And Amazon, world's second longest river,is in this country. Its largest cities are Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.

a) South America

b) South Africa

c) Europe

3.The United Kingdom, consisting of __________, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, is twice the size of New York State.

a) Iceland

b) England

c) Sweden

4.___________ is the capital and largest city of France. The city is built on an arc of the River Seine.

a) Marseille

b) Paris

c) Lyon

5. __________ is bounded on the east by Iran, on the north by Turkey, on the west by Syria and Jordan, and on the south by Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. Baghdad is the capital and largest city.

a) Israel

b) Yemen

c) Iraq

6. ___________ is approximately equal in area to the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii).The first inhabitants of the country were the Aborigines.

a) India

b) Russia

c) Australia

7.__________ the area of the United States, the Republic of India occupies most of the subcontinent of India in south Asia.And India is the second most populous country in the world.

a) Half

b) One-third

c) One-fifth

8.Argentina ,second in South America only to Brazil in size and population,is the country became independent from Spain in 1816.So the main language is __________.

a) Spanish

b) English

c) French

9.Italy, slightly larger than Arizona, is a long peninsula shaped like a boot .It borders on __________, Austria and Switzerland in the north.

a) France

b) Spain

c) Germany

10.Russia is the largest country in area.The Russian state was formed in 1521, became the main constituent part of __________ in 1922 and became independent in 1991.

a) the Union of South Africa

b) the Soviet Union

c) the Europe Union



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