Posts Tagged ‘trivia’

Travel trivia: Week 7 winner and answers

Posted on February 18th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Thanks to all of you who played this week’s round of trivia. This is the first week we’ve had more than 100 entries–111, to be exact! I really appreciate the interest. If you enjoy this contest, please come back daily and spread the word. This week’s questions are now closed, and we have a winner: […]

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Travel trivia: Country names

Posted on February 18th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What country calls itself Misr, which means “country”? China Egypt India Russia 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, and that […]

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Travel trivia: Asian causeways

Posted on February 17th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Singapore broke away from this nation politically in 1965, but is still connected to it geographically by a causeway. What is it? Burma Indonesia Malaysia Thailand 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, […]

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Travel trivia: Regions of the world

Posted on February 16th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Which of these modern countries is in a part of the world once called the Levant? (For those of you who are good on flags, the photo provides a significant hint!) Estonia Ghana Jamaica Lebanon Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer […]

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Travel trivia: Saintly islands

Posted on February 15th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Three of these places, named in English for saints, are in the Caribbean. Which of these is not one of them? St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one […]

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Travel trivia: A “romantic” statue

Posted on February 14th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Famous for its statue of Eros, what London intersection is ablaze with nightly neon at the corner of Shaftesbury Avenue and Glasshouse Street? Carnaby Street Hyde Park Piccadilly Circus Trafalgar Square Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At […]

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Travel trivia: Washington landmarks

Posted on February 13th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

What promenade links the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC? The Boardwalk The Mall The Pier The Stroll 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: Caribbean islands and their neighbours

Posted on February 12th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago is just off the coast of what country? Cuba Mexico United States 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: Week 5 winner and answers

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

Travel trivia: Week 5 winner and answers

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: Christine (she didn’t leave her last name, but I’ll track her down by e-mail), who will receive this week’s prize: luggage handle wraps from the Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino, and […]

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Travel trivia: Snowshoeing through South America

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet

The name of what South American region literally means “big feet,” from the big tracks left by natives’ snowshoes? Kalahari Mekong Pampas Patagonia 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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