Geo Quiz: September 17, 2012

Can you map your way in Tonga?
This shopping arcade, a famous landmark of Milan, was named for Italy’s first king. Who was he? // © 2012 thinkstock
This shopping arcade, a famous landmark of Milan, was named for Italy’s first king. Who was he? // © 2012 thinkstock

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Can you map your way in Tonga?

 Can you map your way in Tonga?

Where are you?
[ 20 points ]

1. This shopping arcade, a famous landmark of Milan, was named for Italy’s first king. Who was he?

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

2. In which state is Prince William Sound?

3. Avignon is in which region of France?

4. Colon is a cruise port in which country?

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

Sometimes a destination’s name tells you what kind of place it is:

5. Hawaiian destinations with the word “pali” in them are probably associated with…

6. German destinations with the word “baden” in them are probably associated with…

7. Spanish destinations with the word “playa” in them are probably associated with…

Can you get an instant upgrade?
[ 50 points ]

8. On the grounds of Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia home are exhibits and artifacts. What is this tourist attraction called?

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

9. Neiafu, a popular sailing center, is located on which island?

10. Captain Cook landed on Lifuka, which is part of which island group?

11. What is Tonga’s main island?

12. Hiking is a popular activity on this hilly island that attracts ecotourists.

 

Answer Key:
1. Vittorio Emanuele II
2. Alaska
3. Provence
4. Panama
5. cliffs
6. spas
7. beaches
8. Franklin Court
9. Vavau
10. Haapai
11. Tongatapu
12. Eua

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