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GeoBee Challenge Game, Geographic Bee Practice, Geography Trivia -

GeoBee Challenge Game, Geographic Bee Practice, Geography Trivia -
Welcome to the GeoBee Challenge! You have ten questions to answer in as short a time as possible. The quicker you give the correct answer, the more GeoPoints you earn. In Apprentice mode, you have two chances to choose the correct answer. In Expert mode, you have only one chance. Once you've completed the GeoBee Challenge, see if your score was high enough to make it onto our Top 10 leaderboard. Ready to Play? Well done, {{name}}! Come back everyday for ten new questions—and another chance to conquer the GeoBee challenge.

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