Past Questions and Answers

JAMB Geography Past Questions and Answers

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JAMB Geography Past Questions and Answers


Here are Geography questions and answers to get you prepared for your coming Jamb Examination;


Question: What is the largest desert in the world by area, often referred to as a cold desert?


A. Sahara Desert

B. Gobi Desert

C. Antarctic Desert

D. Kalahari Desert

Answer: C. Antarctic Desert


Question: Which river is the longest in the world?


A. Nile River

B. Amazon River

C. Yangtze River

D. Mississippi River

Answer: B. Amazon River


Question: In which mountain range is the highest peak, Mount Everest, located?


A. Alps

B. Andes

C. Himalayas

D. Rocky Mountains

Answer: C. Himalayas


Question: What is the capital city of Australia?


A. Sydney

B. Melbourne

C. Canberra

D. Brisbane

Answer: C. Canberra


Question: Which ocean is the largest by both area and volume?


A. Pacific Ocean

B. Atlantic Ocean

C. Indian Ocean

D. Southern Ocean

Answer: A. Pacific Ocean


Question: What is the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?


A. Equator

B. Prime Meridian

C. Tropic of Cancer

D. Tropic of Capricorn

Answer: A. Equator


Question: Which African country is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills” due to its hilly and mountainous terrain?


A. Kenya

B. Tanzania

C. Rwanda

D. Uganda

Answer: C. Rwanda


Question: What is the largest island in the world by area?


A. Greenland

B. Borneo

C. Madagascar

D. Sumatra

Answer: A. Greenland


Question: In which desert is the famous “Uluru” or “Ayers Rock” located?


A. Sahara Desert

B. Mojave Desert

C. Atacama Desert

D. Australian Outback

Answer: D. Australian Outback


Question: Which country is both the smallest in area and population in South America?


A. Uruguay

B. Suriname

C. Guyana

D. French Guiana

Answer: A. Uruguay


Question: What is the capital city of Canada?


A. Toronto

B. Vancouver

C. Ottawa

D. Montreal

Answer: C. Ottawa


Question: Which mountain range stretches across the western edge of South America, passing through seven countries?


A. Andes

B. Rocky Mountains

C. Alps

D. Himalayas

Answer: A. Andes


Question: What is the largest lake in Africa by surface area?


A. Lake Victoria

B. Lake Tanganyika

C. Lake Malawi

D. Lake Victoria

Answer: D. Lake Victoria


Question: In which country would you find the Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system?


A. Australia

B. Indonesia

C. Mexico

D. Brazil

Answer: A. Australia


Question: Which U.S. state is known as the “Sunshine State”?


A. California

B. Florida

C. Texas

D. Hawaii

Answer: B. Florida


Question: What is the capital city of Japan?


A. Beijing

B. Seoul

C. Tokyo

D. Bangkok

Answer: C. Tokyo


Question: Which European river is the longest?


A. Rhine River

B. Danube River

C. Thames River

D. Volga River

Answer: D. Volga River


Question: What is the term for a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water and is often used as a shipping route?


A. Gulf

B. Strait

C. Bay

D. Channel

Answer: B. Strait


Question: Which country is known as the “Land of the Rising Sun”?


A. China

B. Japan

C. South Korea

D. Vietnam

Answer: B. Japan


Question: What

is the name of the longest river in Europe?


A. Rhine River

B. Thames River

C. Danube River

D. Volga River

Answer: C. Danube River.

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