Posts Tagged ‘trivia’

Travel trivia: American neighbourhoods

Posted on June 17th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The “triangle below Canal” became known as Tribeca in the mid-1970s. Where is it? Chicago Miami New Orleans New York Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among […]

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Travel trivia: Pacenos

Posted on June 16th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

A resident of La Paz is known as a paceno. What country does he call home? Bolivia Paraguay Uruguay Venezuela Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among […]

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Travel trivia: National symbols

Posted on June 15th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What country’s symbol is a half-lion, half-fish called the Merlion? Barbados Fiji Malta Singapore Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, […]

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Travel trivia: The Yarra River

Posted on June 14th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Yarra River, originally called the Birrarung, flows through what city before emptying into Hobsons Bay? Jerusalem Johannesburg Melbourne Toronto Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among […]

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Travel trivia: Eastern European cities

Posted on June 13th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

In what city would you find the Wawel Royal Castle, the Rynek Glowny market square and Jagiellonian University? Budapest Kiev Krakow Prague Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name […]

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Travel trivia: Largest country starting with a T

Posted on June 12th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

By area, what is the largest country in the world whose name starts with a T? Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Turkey Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among […]

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Travel trivia: Canadian bodies of water

Posted on June 11th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba all skirt which body of water? Arctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean Hudson Bay Lake Superior Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name […]

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Travel trivia: Week 8 winner and answers

Posted on February 25th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Thanks to all of you who played this week’s round of trivia. This week’s questions are now closed, and we have a winner: Shannon Baas, who will receive this week’s prize: a brushed-metal key chain donated by Tourisme Québec. Here’s a recap of the week’s questions, along with the answers. February 19 Q. Part of […]

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Travel trivia: European rivers

Posted on February 20th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Rhine flows through all but which of these cities? Bonn Cologne Dusseldorf Munich Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, […]

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Travel trivia: The American South

Posted on February 19th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Part of the Everglades National Park, Cape Sable in what state is the southernmost point on the U.S. mainland? California Florida Hawaii Texas Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one […]

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