How much do you know about our second largest continent? Can you tell Tripoli from Timbuktu, or the Nile from the Niger? Test your Africa IQ with this new Google Earth quiz from My Wonderful World.
To play, download the Geography Awareness Quiz layer from Google Earth’s Geography Awareness Week page and open it in Google Earth to get started.
(Don’t have Google Earth? Get it here for free.)
How to Play
First, double-click on the quiz folder under “Places” in the left column of Google Earth. In that folder there are ten questions–double-click each to expand it and see the answers. Click on your answer to see if you are correct. (Double-clicking on an answer will “fly” you in to see that place up close.)
Have fun and good luck!
New to Google Earth? Here’s a “Getting Started” user guide.
Google Earth and Geography Awareness Week
Educators, get a new perspective on the planet and the theme of this year’s Geography Awareness Week. Explore the world using Google Earth (an interactive 3-D model of the globe with high-resolution imagery) and find related classroom materials on Google’s new Educators site.