Geo Quiz: March 5, 2012

Can you map your way in Europe’s rivers?
Which city on St. Thomas Harbor is a major tourist destination? // © 2012 Matt Brouwer
Which city on St. Thomas Harbor is a major tourist destination? // © 2012 Matt Brouwer

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Can you map your way in Europe’s rivers?

 Can you map your way in Europe’s rivers?

Where are you?
[ 20 points ]

1. Which city on St. Thomas Harbor is a major tourist destination?

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

2. In this U.S. city, visitors can tour a recreation of a coal mine at the Museum of Science and Industry or see a performance at Second City.

3. In which ocean is the island-nation of Nauru?

4. Algonquin is Canada’s oldest provincial park. In which province is it?

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

Many museums are more commonly known by their acronyms. What do these acronyms stand for:

5. MoMA in New York

6. V&A in London

7. MASP in Sao Paulo

Can you get an instant upgrade?
[ 50 points ]

8. The Xihwu Boeing 737 was sunk to make an artificial reef. Off which island can divers explore this site?

Can you map your way in Europe’s rivers?
[ 20 points ]

9. Tourists cruising on either the Rhone or the Saone rivers could visit this large French city.

10. Attractions in this wine town on the Rhine River include Eagle Tower and the Abbey of St. Hildegard.

11. Serbia’s capital can be seen on a Danube River cruise. What is its name?

12. A cruise on the Neva River would call on this city, which boasts the Russian Museum and Vasilievsky Island.

 

1. Charlotte Amalie
2. Chicago
3. Pacific
4. Ontario
5. Museum of Modern Art
6. Victoria and Albert Museum
7. Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo
8. Vancouver Island
9. Lyon
10. Rudesheim
11. Belgrade
12. St. Petersburg 

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