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Interesting Places Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Which northwestern state borders only two other states?
A: Washington.

What European city decided new names were in order for Foul Lane, Stinking Lane and Bladder Street?
A: London.

What African republic's name was inspired by its thriving elephant tusk trade?
A: Ivory Coast's.

What country is second to South Africa in gold production?
A: The U.S.

What southern U.S. state has no telephones in 12 percent of its households.?
A: Mississippi.

What river provided water to nurture the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
A: The Euphrates.


What European country boasts the cities of Kalamata, Katerinin and Kilkis?
A: Greece.

What meat will you eat after you point to reinsdyrkaker on an Oslo menu?
A: Reindeer.

Where in Massachusetts is the only island, county and town in the U.S. that share the same name?
A: Nantucket.

What favorite hangout of divers extends for 1,250 miles off Australia's northeast coast?
A: The Great Barrier Reef.

What river system drains water from 31 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces?
A: The Mississippi River.

What Asian people traditionally believe there to be a toad on the moon, instead of a man?
A: The Chinese.


What 200-block section of Miami is considered the best place to dance the merengue or dine on roast goat?
A: Little Haiti.

What English-speaking Caribbean island has a Spanish name meaning "Bearded"?
A: Barbados.

What Peruvian city was the capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century?
A: Lima.

What country supplies three-quarters of the world's maple syrup?
A: Canada.

What Asian surname is shared by 104 million people?
A: Chang.

What nation in the Western Hemisphere is the world's largest exporter of forest products?
A: Canada.


What Arab city has a name derived from a word meaning "sanctuary"?
A: Mecca.

What San Francisco fixture is a favorite jumping-off point for an average of 14 people a year?
A: The Golden Gate Bridge.

What's the acronym for the South Western Townships near Johannesburg?
A: Soweto.

What state can you get tourist information on by dialing 1-800-BUCKEYE?
A: Ohio.

What country's holidays include Discovery Day, Natal Day and Fete Nationale?
A: Canada's.

What European city is served by Keflavik Airport?
A: Reykjavik.


What bridge did New York City's first subway system travel from 145th street to?
A: The Brooklyn Bridge.

What's the southernmost state capital among the 48 contiguous states?
A: Austin.

What Ohio city's thriving hog industry earned it the nickname "Porkopolis" in the 1830s?
A: Cincinnati's.

What Paris landmark did con man Victor Lustig sell to a metal dealer for $50,000?
A: The Eiffel Tower.

What country provides Cuba with most of its new cars and computers in exchange for sugar?
A: Japan.

What country boasts Great Glen, Glen Eagles and Glenfiddich?
A: Scotland.

What two Hungarian towns on either side of the Danube merged in 1872?
A: Buda and Pest.




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