• Steve Etherington

Test your Geography!

Here’s some questions to test your knowledge of English language and geography. Some are really easy, some are really difficult! The answers are all given below….

  1. What is the world’s TALLEST mountain?

  2. What is the world’s TALLEST building?

  3. What is the world’s LONGEST river?

  4. Which is the world’s LARGEST country?

  5. Which is the world’s SMALLEST country?

  6. What’s the name of the DEEPEST point in all the oceans?

  7. Which are the only two South American countries that is “landlocked”?

  8. What is Japan’s SECOND TALLEST mountain?

  9. What is Tokyo’s DEEPEST train station platform?

Bonus Question: Name 4 countries that only have 4 letters in their name! (10 possible answers)

Image from Interchange 1, textbook used in ALEX英会話 月島・勝どき校 and スタントン英語学院 高田馬場校

How did you do???


1) Mount Everest. 2) Burj Khalifa in Dubai. 3) Nile or Amazon (open to debate!) 4) Russia. 5) Vatican City 6) Mariana Trench. 7) Paraguay and Bolivia. 8) Mount Kita. 9) Roppongi- Oedo Line 10) Bogata Bonus Question: Chad, Cuba, Fiji, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Mali, Oman, Peru, Togo.


Steve Etherington is the head teacher at Stanton Eigo Gakuin (スタントン英語学院) in Takadanobaba, Tokyo. Steve has been teaching English in Japan for the last 5 years in elementary schools, junior high schools and eikaiwa.