Brainstorm Toys Inflatable Globe Questions and Answers

Globe Scavenger Hunt

1. Look at the lines of latitude on the globe. What is the approximate latitude of where you live?
Answer: The answer to this question depends on where in the world you live.

2. Which South American country is named for the line of latitude that crosses it?
Answer: Ecuador

3. Which European country is west of Belarus, north of Slovakia, and east of Germany?
Answer: Poland

4. Which island is just southeast of India?
Answer: Sri Lanka

5. Which three continents does the Tropic of Capricorn cross?
Answer: Africa, Australia and South America

6. Which ocean is east of Africa and west of Australia?
Answer: Indian Ocean

7. Which sea is north of Turkey?
Answer: Black Sea

8. What is the largest country in South America?
Answer: Brazil

9. What is the capital of Mongolia?
Answer: Ulan Bator

10. Which city is at the southern tip of Africa?
Answer: Cape Town

11. Which large island is northwest of the United Kingdom and southeast of Greenland?
Answer: Iceland

12. Which country is approximately 1,500km (900 miles) southeast of Australia?
Answer: New Zealand

13. What other continent is the closest to Antarctica?
Answer: South America

14. What is the capital city of Japan?
Answer: Tokyo

15. Which large island is south of Miami?
Answer: Cuba

16. Which sea is west of Turkmenistan and north of Iran?
Answer: Caspian Sea

17. What is the northernmost city on the west coast of the USA?
Answer: Seattle

18. Which island would you find at these approximate coordinates: latitude 20° N longitude 155° W.
Answer: Hawaii

19. Which pole would you find in Antarctica?
Answer: The South Pole

20. Manila is the capital city of which country?
Answer: Philippines