Geography test questions

Here's a list of theanswer supposedly given to geography test questions:

Germany is an industrial country because the poor have nothingelse to do, so they make lots and lots of factories.

Where is Alaska? Alaska is not in Canada.

What people live in the Po Valley? Po people.

In Pittsburgh they manufacture iron andsteal.

Georgia was founded by people who had been executed.

When we cross the Hudson River we come to the United States.

Where is the greater part of Europe? In New York.

Rome had a fine defensive position, being seven miles from the mouth of the Tiger.

In what general direction do the rivers of France flow? From the source to the mouth.

Manhattan island was bought from the Indians for about $24, andnow I don't suppose you could buy it for $500.

The United States are mostly populated by people.

What is the sound west of the State of Washington?The sound of the ocean.

Where is Cincinnati? First place in the National League.

Floods from the Mississippi may be prevented by putting big dames in the river.

Denver is just below the 'o' in Colorado.

They don't raise anything in Kansas but Alpaca grass, and they have to irritate that to make it grow.

The benefit of latitude and longitude is that when a man is drowning he can call out what latitude and longitude he is and we can find him.

New Zealand is a democratic country. They passed a law there preventing women from sweating in the factories.

The climate is hottest next to theCreator.

The soil of Prussia was so poor that the people had to work hard just to stay on top.

Oceania is a continent that contains no land.

There is a great deal of nothing in the center of Australia.

Asked to name six animals peculiar to Arctic regions, a boy replied, "Three bears and three seals."

Climate lasts all the time, but weather lasts only a few days.

Latitude tells how hot you are and longitude tells how cold youare.

Sienna is famous for being burnt.

The climate of Bombay is such that the inhabitants have to live elsewhere.

The sun never sets on the British Empire because the British Empire is in the East and the sun sets in the West.

The trade of Spain is small, owing to the insolence of the people.

The Eskimos are God's frozen people.

The sun sets in the West and hurries around to the East to be in time to rise the next morning.

Imports are ports very far inland.

Nearly at the bottom of Lake Michigan is Chicago.

The chief occupation of Perth is dying.

The inhabitants of Moscow are Mosquitoes.

A mountain range is a cooking stove used a thigh altitudes.

An Indian reservation consists of a mile of land for every five square Indians.

The only signs of life in the Tundra are a few stunned corpses.

Lipton is the capital of Ceylon.

The population of London is a bit too thick.

Persian cats is the chief industry of Persia, hence the word purr.

New York is behind Greenwich time because America was not discovered until very much later.

Zanzibar is noted for its monkeys. The British Governor lives there.

A watershed is a shed in the middle of the ocean where ships shelter during a storm.

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