Map Scholar quizzes you about world geography,
showing you correct country and city locations on a
visually stunning world map.
Each time you play Map Scholar, the number of
countries, capitals, cities and flags that you can
identify, increases dramatically!
You play against the clock, trying to get as many
correct answers as possible, to achieve a high
Map Scholar is a challenging and addicting game
that is loads of fun to play, all the while helping you
to learn the countries, cities and flags of the world.
8 Areas To Play
Map Scholar allows you to choose the areas of the world that you wish to
Choose from Canada, USA, Central America, South America, Europe,
Africa, Eurasia, Oceania or the entire globe.
Playing the States tests your knowledge of States. Playing Canada tests
you on Provinces.
Main Screen Menu
Here you can choose one of four different games to play: Countries,
Capital Cities, Major Cities or Flags.
The main menu screen also allows you to change screen options,
audiooptions, view high scores and resume unfinished games
Map Scholar shows you a country name and then waits for you to click on
the correct country.
If you click on the wrong country, Map Scholar shows you the name of the
country you selected, then takes you to the country which you should have
You can pan and zoom on the map with the mouse. Drag with the mouse or
move the mouse to the edge of the screen to pan the map. Roll the mouse
wheel to zoom in and out.
Map Scholar displays a city name and then you click on the map
where you think the city is. Map Scholar shows you how far away
from the city you clicked.
The closer you are, the more points you get. If you click within 5
miles, you get extra points!
Your score increases as your speed and accuracy increases.
For every 5 correct answers in a row, you get ever-increasing bonus
You lose points when you answer incorrectly.
If you finish the continent before the time limit, you get points for each
second that you beat the clock.
If you get all the answers correct you receive additional bonus points.
Playing with country labels turned off will double your score!
8 Different Areas
338 Countries, States and Provinces
304 Capital Cities
Country/State/Province Labels On/Off
You can turn country labels on or off. Keep labels on to help you learn.
When you are ready, play with the labels off and you can receive
double the points.
There are labels for Countries, States and Provinces.
States and Provinces
You can learn the States of the USA and the Provinces of Canada.
State and Provincial Flags, Capitals and cities can also be played for the
USA and Canada.
The islands of the Pacific look overwhelming, but you'll learn the
major island nations in no time.
Map Scholar displays a special Oceania map centered on the
Pacific Ocean so you can see Oceania in its entirety as you play.
Flags of the World
319 different flags are raised for you to learn.
Flags are all around us. You can use your knowledge of world flags daily,
whether you’re watching the news, sports or just out exploring.
The following public domain sources were used in creating the World Map:
CIA World Political Map:Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Physical World Map: Tom Patterson (shadedrelief.com)
City locations were obtained using Google Maps.
Flags were obtained from Wikimedia Commons and cross referenced with World Flags Database (www.flags.net)
For gameplay simplicity and also due to resolution restrictions, countries not formally recognized by the United Nations,
disputed borders, land claims and geographically tiny autonomous regions have not been included in this game.
Arctic Owl Software encourages further education of the histories, cultures, politics and geographical backgrounds of
the countries and cities of the world.
For WindowsXP and Windows 2000. Graphics accelerator card required.
Download Map Scholar and try it out for free for 7 days. If you wish to purchase it, you can click
the link below to purchase a serial number from Share-It.com. Share-It is the internet's largest
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