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Question for Mar 1: On which island will you find Ronaldsway
Answer: The Isle of Man
Question for Mar 2: Which country's flag includes a cedar tree?
Question for Mar 3: The Spanish Steps are found in which city?
Question for Mar 4: The temple complex of Angkor Wat is
situated in which country?
Question for Mar 5: What name is given to the natural grassland area of
southern Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay?
Question for Mar 6: On which Greek island are the cities of
Chania and Heraklion?
Question for Mar 7: Which sea lies between Australia and New
Answer: Tasman Sea
Question for Mar 8: The United Arab Emirates is a federation of
7 members. How many can you name?
Answer: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.
Question for Mar 9: When contacting Air Traffic Control, which
airline calls itself Speedbird?
Answer: British Airways
Question for Mar 10: Which country has these 4 official
languages -- English, Malay, Mandarin Chinese, and Tamil?
Question for Mar 11: Which country was previously known as
Question for Mar 12: What is Greenland's official name?
Answer: Lalaallit Nunaat
Question for Mar 13: The first degree-awarding university,
founded in 1087 or 1088, was located where?
Answer: Bologna, Italy
Question for Mar 14: Where are the Queen Alexandra, Queen Maud, and Queen
Elizabeth mountain ranges?
Question for Mar 15: 1 tenge equals 100 tiims in what country?
Question for Mar 16: What is the capital of Qatar?
Question for Mar 17: Mount Linn is the high point of the South
Yolla Bolly Mountains. Where?
Answer: Northern California
Question for Mar 18: The Northwest Angle, a tiny part of the
lower 48 US states that lies north of the 49th parallel, is located where?
Question for Mar 19: Which country is the world's last "Grand
Question for Mar 20: What country calls itself Sakartvelo?
Question for Mar 21: Four US States start with the letter I;
Answer: Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa
Question for Mar 22: What US state has the longest land border
Question for Mar 23: The leaders of Oman and Brunei have a
title not used by any other world leader. What is it?
Question for Mar 24: What country has the world's hightest
Answer: Monaco (if Monaco isn't on your list of countries, then Singapore)
Question for Mar 25: What Caribbean country has a nutmeg on its
Question for Mar 26: Which one of the Great Lakes is the only
one NOT to touch the state of Michigan?
Answer: Lake Ontario
Question for Mar 27: What country also has the indigenous name
Answer: New Zealand
Question for Mar 28: What country's high point is Vaalserberg
Hill, at 1050 feet (320 meters)?
Question for Mar 29: What is the present name of the country
that used to be called Upper Volta?
Answer: Burkina Faso
Question for Mar 30: What is the world's largest landlocked
Question for Mar 31: What national capital is located on the
Chao Phraya River?
Question for Apr 1: Name two countries where it is possible to
throw a snowball across the Equator.
Answer: Kenya and Ecuador
Question for Apr 2: What international airport was originally
called Dum Dum Airport before being renamed?
Answer: Calcutta's Netaju Subhas Chandra Bose Airport
Question for Apr 3: What nation was called East Pakistan from
1955 to 1971?
Answer: Bangla Desh
Question for Apr 4: Three capital cities, just for fun; name
the capitals of Canada, Australia, and Oregon.
Answer: Ottawa, Canberra, Salem
Question for Apr 5: You've heard of NEW Zealand, NEW Brunswick,
and NEW Orleans. Where are the OLD places with these names?
Answer: Netherlands, Germany, France
Question for Apr 6: Apr 6. The first epidemiologist traced a
disease outbreak to a specific well. Who? What disease? Where?
Answer: John Snow figured out that a particular well in London was the cause of a
Cholera outbreak; the year was 1854
Question for Apr 7: What is the scale used to measure tornado
Answer: Fujita Scale, or Fujita-Pearson Scale (F0=light damage; F5=incredible
Question for Apr 8: What is the scale used to measure Hurricane
Answer: The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale (1=some dameage; 5=catastrophic damage)
Question for Apr 9: The federal state of Switzerland is comprised of how
many states, called cantons? What was the most recent canton created?
Answer: 26 cantons; Jura separated from Bern in 1979
Question for Apr 10: What are the French and German names for
Answer: Lac Leman; Genfer See
Question for Apr 11: Which continent is the largest exporter of
Question for Apr 12: Historical City name, Edo; Modern name?
Question for Apr 13: Historical city name, Saigon. Modern
Answer: Ho Chi Minh City
Question for Apr 14: The world's newest nation, South Sudan,
became independent in 2011. Name its capital.
Question for Apr 15: What is the name of the pilgrimage that
all able-bodied Muslims are to take once in their lifetimes?
Answer: The Hajj
Question for Apr 16: What country has a language divided into
two dialects -- Tosk and Gheg?
Question for Apr 17: Historical Country Name -- Gold Coast.
Question for Apr 18: Historical Country Name -- British
Honduras. Modern name?
Question for Apr 19: From which country is the
Trans-Dniester region trying to separate and become independent?
Question for Apr 20: What is the name and capital of the
unrecognized sovereign state that declared independence from Somalia in
Answer: Somaliland; Hargeise
Question for Apr 21: Central Berlin's Strasse Des 17 Juni
(Street of 17 June) commemorates what event?
An uprising in East Berlin in 1991
Question for Apr 22: Which world city is the only one to have
an independent country located within it?
Question for Apr 23: What are the names of Tokyo's two major
Answer: Haneda and Narita
Question for Apr 24: Which city was once known as SUnda Kelapa?
Answer: Jakarta, Indonesia
Question for Apr 25: The Galapagos Islands are a territory of
Question for Apr 26: Which Central American country does not
touch the Atlantic at all?
Answer: El Salvador
Question for Apr 27: Approximately what percentage of people in
India practice Hinduism?
Answer: About 80%
Question for Apr 28: Old country name: German
South-West Africa. Now called what?
Question for Apr 29: What are the world's three busiest
airports by number of takeoffs and landings?
Answer: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson, Beijing Capital, London Heathrow
Question for Apr 30 Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, is located on which
Answer: Baffin Island
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