Free Geography Quiz Questions on Human Geography. Topics don't include flags and maps but do include business, tourism, cultures and other human habits.

The questions here tend to be about general populations. For more individual human culture questions - see the culture page in the 'Humans' category.

  1. Which of these EU countries is most densely populated: Netherlands, United Kingdom or Slovenia?


  2. According to a survey in FHM magazine, where are the ugliest women in the world: Albania, Afghanistan or Aberdeen?


  3. Which country produces the most heroin: Colombia, Afghanistan or Wales?


  4. Which continent has the largest population?


  5. Which country has more airports: Scotland or Bolivia?


  6. Which country has more airports: UK, France or Brazil?


  7. In which country are women more likely to get promotion to the boardroom in big companies? Britain, USA or Ecuador?


  8. What country has the most suicidal people in the world: Japan, China or USA?


  9. What country overtook South Africa as the world's leading gold producer in 2007?


  10. Which country grows the most fruit?


  11. Which country has the largest population of pigs: Denmark or China?


  12. Which country uses up the most electricity: USA or China?


  13. Smoking: Which of these is the heaviest smoking country in the world: Scotland, Vietnam or Cyprus – [smokers per head of population]?


  14. Which is the heaviest smoking country in the world today: Afghanistan, Cyprus or Finland?


  15. According to a 2004 survey, What country is the sexiest in the world with people from that country making love 137 times in a year: Japan, France or Libya?


  16. Which country draws the most tourists from around the world: France, Britain or USA?


  17. According to a survey of British women: which men have the sexiest accents? The Irish, The French or The Americans?


  18. According to a recent survey, who has the best sense of humour in the world: The French or The Germans?


  19. Which country has a greater population: Scotland or Guatemala?

    Guatemala (14m v 5m)

  20. Where is the world’s biggest supplier of pineapples: Hawaii, Jamaica or Japan?


  21. Out of China, Iceland and the UK, where has the highest life expectancy?


  22. Which country in the world has the highest life expectancy: USA, Iceland or Italy?


  23. China’s got the most people in the world. Which country is second in terms of population?


  24. Which country is home to more Muslims: UK or India?

    India (80 million Muslims in India – only 1.6 million in UK)

  25. China’s got the most people in the world. What are the next two most populated countries?

    India and USA

  26. El Al is the national airline of which country?


  27. What country makes the three biggest selling daily newspapers in the world: Britain, Germany or Japan?


  28. Which country has a greater population: UK or Japan?

    Japan [127 million – which is more than double the UK population]

  29. According to a recent survey which people in the world have the worst sense of humour: The Germans, The Japanese or The French?


  30. What measurement do they use on the road signs in New Zealand: miles or kilometres?


  31. In New Zealand, do they drive their cars on the left hand side of the road or the right hand side of the road?


  32. Where is the most suicidal country in the world? Italy, Lithuania or Egypt?


  33. What is the most common first name in the world: John, Mohammed or Li?


  34. According to a recent study published in New Scientist magazine – who are the happiest people in the world: people from Australia, Nigeria or Finland?


  35. London tube map: what colour is the central line?


  36. Air Lingus is the national airline of which country

    Republic of Ireland or Eire

  37. Which grain is the most eaten food in the world - accounting for about a fifth of the total calories consumed by humans?


  38. According to a study in New Scientist magazine – what country is home to the most miserable people in the world: Scotland, Russia or Nigeria?


  39. In which country is it most expensive to hire a car: Scotland, Portugal or USA?


  40. Which country has a greater population: Scotland or Jamaica?


  41. Which country has a greater population: Scotland or Lithuania?


  42. Which country has a greater population: Scotland or Mongolia?


  43. Which country has a greater population: Scotland or Swaziland?


  44. In which country is a bottle of beer in a bar the cheapest: South Africa, Australia or Greece?

    South Africa

  45. Where is by far the worst country in the world for road deaths: Brazil, South Africa or Japan [figures are per-head of population]?

    South Africa

  46. A survey asked British people which country they would most like to live in outside of the UK. Which place came top: USA, Spain or Switzerland?


  47. In which country is it cheapest to hire a car: USA, Australia or Spain?


  48. Where are most Heinz baked beans consumed in the whole world: USA, UK or Germany?


  49. Which country has a greater population: UK or Afghanistan?


  50. Which country has most TV sets per head of population: UK, Japan or Brazil?


  51. Which country has a greater population: UK or Argentina?

    UK (Argentina only 39.5M)

  52. Which country has a greater population: UK or Kenya?

    UK (Kenya only 33.8M)

  53. Which country has a greater population: UK or South Africa?

    UK (SA only 44.3M)

  54. Are there more people in the UK or in Saudi Arabia?

    UK [60 millionv18 million]

  55. Which country has the most airports in the world: USA, China or Russia?


  56. Which of these countries is the largest producer of oil: UK, USA or China? (2002 figures)


  57. The M4 motorway starts in London – but where does it finish: Scotland, Wales or Yorkshire?


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