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Daily Trivia Archive September 2012

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  • Question for Sep 1: Name the three capitals of South Africa, and the function of each.
    Answer: Bloemfontein (judicial), Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative)
  • Question for Sep 2: The Strait of Bonifacio is notorious among sailors for its weather, currents, shoals, and other obstacles. What islands does it separate?
    Answer: Corsica and Sardinia
  • Question for Sep 3: What is the approximate population of the world's newest country, South Sudan?
    Answer: 10 million
  • Question for Sep 4: Dresden and Hamburg are situated on what river?
    Answer: The Elbe
  • Question for Sep 5: What is the largest country, in area, in Southwest Asia (the Middle East)?
    Answer: Saudi Arabia
  • Question for Sep 6: What capital city is located at an oasis fed by the Barada River?
    Answer: Damascus
  • Question for Sep 7: What is the smallest independent country in South America?
    Answer: Suriname
  • Question for Sep 8: The island of Spitsbergen, in the Svalbard Archipelago, is part of which country?
    Answer: Norway
  • Question for Sep 9: While Swaziland is mostly landlocked by South Africa, with which other country does it share a border?
    Answer: Mozambique
  • Question for Sep 10: What is now the largest country in Africa in area?
    Answer: Algeria
  • Question for Sep 11: The Chukchi Sea is part of which world ocean?
    Answer: The Arctic Ocean
  • Question for Sep 12: The Savannah River forms most of the border between what 2 US States?
    Answer: South Carolina and Georgia
  • Question for Sep 13: People watching the sunset in Key West, Florida, are looking across which body of water?
    Answer: The Gulf of Mexico
  • Question for Sep 14: New Providence, Andros, and San Salvador are among the chief islands that make up which country
    Answer: Bahamas
  • Question for Sep 15: Which National Scenic Trail goes from Mt Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in Georgia?
    Answer: The Appalachian Trail
  • Question for Sep 16: Name the three continents that the Tropic Of Capricorn crosses.
    Answer: Africa, Australia, South America
  • Question for Sep 17: Which continent is entirely south of 60 degrees south latitude?
    Answer: Antarctica
  • Question for Sep 18: Name the seven countries that are on the Baltic.
    Answer: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland
  • Question for Sep 19: What was Burkina Faso's former name?
    Answer: Upper Volta
  • Question for Sep 20: The Greater and Lesser Antilles can be found in which sea?
    Answer: The Caribbean
  • Question for Sep 21: How many US States border British Columbia?
    Answer: 4 States -- Washington, Montana, Idaho, Alaska
  • Question for Sep 22: What is Earth's Circumference around the Equator?
    Answer: 7,926.28 miles (12,756.1 km)
  • Question for Sep 23: What is the tallest mountain on Earth, from its base in the ocean to its peak?
    Answer: Mauna Kea, Hawai'i, rises 33,480 feet, from the sea floor to 13,796 feet above sea level (10204 M, 4205 M)
  • Question for Sep 24: What is the highest temperature ever recorded on the Earth's surface? Where?
    Answer: 134 F (56.77 C) Greenland Ranch, Death Valley, Calif, July 10, 1913
  • Question for Sep 25: What is the lowest daily temperature ever recorded?
    Answer: -128.5 F (-89.2 C), at Vostok, Antarctica, 21 July, 198
  • Question for Sep 26: What direction does a ship travel if it goes from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Panama Canal?
    Answer: Because of the curvature of the isthmus, boats from the Atlantic enter from the West, and travel East to the Pacific
  • Question for Sep 27: Which US state has a region called "The Valley of 10,000 Smokes"?
    Answer: Alaska; the "smoke" is steam rising from fissures.
  • Question for Sep 28: What are the warmest months of the year in Antarctica?
    Answer: December and January
  • Question for Sep 29: In what country do we find the earliest description of a toothbrush
    Answer: The earliest known description of a toothbrush is from China, approximately 1600 BCE
  • Question for Sep 30: What country has 99% of its people living on 4% of its land?
    Answer: Egypt. Nearly the entire population lives within a few miles of the Nile
  • Question for Oct 1 available at My Facebook Page
    Answer: posted here Oct 1
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