Geo Quiz: June 13, 2011

letters@travelagewest.com letters@travelagewest.com  Where are you? [ 20 points ] 1. This fountain can be seen in the lake named after the designer of Canberra. What is the lake’s name? Do you know the way to the gateway? [ 20 points ] 2. Which castle on Lake Geneva was made popula

 Where are you?
[ 20 points ]

1. This fountain can be seen in the lake named after the designer of Canberra. What is the lake’s name?

Do you know the way to the gateway?
[ 20 points ]

2. Which castle on Lake Geneva was made popular by a Lord 
Byron poem?
3. Portsmouth is the only seaport in which U.S. state?
4. La Boca is a neighborhood in which South American capital? 

Can you answer the add-on questions?
[ 10 points ]

Tourists can visit impressive temples on a trip down the Nile:
5. Huge statues of Ramses II can be seen at these relocated temples.
6. This well-preserved Temple of Edfu honors the falcon-headed Egyptian god.
7. A terraced, colonnaded temple near the Valley of the Kings was built in honor of a female pharaoh. Who was she?

Can you get an instant upgrade?
[ 50 points ]

8. Visitors to which island-nation would fly to Hulhule Island?

Can you map your way in Illinois?
[ 20 points ]

9. A popular zoo is located here.
10. Which lake borders the northeastern corner of Illinois?
11. Travelers to this city can tour Abraham Lincoln’s home and visit the cemetery where his tomb is located.
12. This national forest, named for a Native American tribe, has more than 500 animal species.


1. Lake Burley Griffin
2. Chillon
3. New Hampshire
4. Buenos Aires
5. Abu Simbel
6. Temple of Horus
7. Hatshepsut
8. Maldives
9. Brookfield
10. Lake Michigan
11. Springfield
12. Shawnee National Forest
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