Do You Know All Countries and Capitals? 5 Geography Quiz and Learning Apps

MakeUseOf | 7/23/2019 | Mihir Patkar
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How much do you know about the Earth you live on? The countries and capitals, the great oceans and rivers, the mountains and the land—geography is essential to be a citizen of this world, and there are easy ways to learn about our planet.

There are free online academic courses to learn geography, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. You’ve probably learned the basics already and forgotten about it. It’s time to re-learn or test your knowledge.

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Even Google jumped into the game with the Google Earth Natural Wonders Quiz last year. But that’s not enough. The world is a large place, so let’s get exploring.

You have more than 200 friends. And you know enough things about them that you can recall easily. So why can’t you learn the names, locations, and capitals of the 195 countries in the world today?

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Web app Globehead uses the system of spaced repetition to teach you the three basics of any nation in the world. Faced with a map of the world, you can click a country or have the app pick one for you. Through a series of questions, you’ll find out where it is and its capital.

Spaced repetition is a method that can help you plateau out the downward curve of your forgetfulness and help you memorize large amounts of data. It is an accelerated learning technique. This article is about...

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These questions are repeated in different ways, so as to drill them into your memory. Every time you log on, Globehead will ask these questions again, fulfilling the principles of spaced repetition. It might be a good idea to make Globehead your homepage, so that you keep learning about a few new nations and improving your geographical knowledge.

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