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TapQuiz Maps World Edition



Find-the-country geography app with detailed statistics.

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Ease of play

The app is very intuitive, yet challenging, especially for island nations. Hints can be turned on or off. Depending on the region being studied, the app changes between landscape and portrait orientation.

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Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that TapQuiz Maps is an educational geography app where kids are given the name of a country, state, or province, and they tap it on the map. The game is broken down into world areas, and smaller regions within those areas. Kids are timed, and the app tracks answer accuracy. Statistics for each answer are kept, challenging kids to improve on previous scores and improve their overall statistics.

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TAPQUIZ MAPS is a straightforward app that will help kids learn the locations of countries around the world. Countries that have already been correctly identified do not gray out, however, so kids also need to remember which ones have already been matched up. For some areas of the world, this makes the game quite challenging. The border outlines of each country are a bit rough, but the countries are still clearly identifiable.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Pricing structure:Free
Release date:May 16, 2011
Size:16.50 MB
Minimum software requirements:iOS 4.0 or later

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