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?

    Netherlands

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

    Afghanistan

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

    Afghanistan

  4. Which continent has the largest population?

    Asia

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

    Bolivia

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

    Brazil

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

    Britain

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

    China

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

    China

  10. Which country grows the most fruit?

    China

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

    China

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

    China

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

    Cyprus

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

    Cyprus

  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?

    France

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

    France

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

    French

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

    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?

    Hawaii

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

    Iceland

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

    Iceland

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

    India

  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?

    Israel

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

    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?

    Japanese

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

    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?

    Left

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

    Lithuania

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

    Mohammed

  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?

    Nigeria

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

    red

  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?

    Rice

  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?

    Russia

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

    Scotland

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

    Scotland

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

    Scotland

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

    Scotland

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

    Scotland

  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?

    Spain

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

    Spain

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

    UK

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

    UK

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

    UK

  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?

    USA

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

    USA

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

    Wales


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