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How high is the Eiffel Tower?

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The city of Memphis, Tennessee, is named after which country’s Memphis?

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Where is one most likely to be greeted, "Allinllachu"?

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Where do most of the world's Muslims live?

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What is the largest religious minority in Iran?

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What's the thinnest skyscraper in the world?

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What's Europe's largest street party?

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The capital of Kazakhstan is currently known as what?

Photo: Alisher Gumarov, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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Where is Sharm el-Sheikh?

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What percentage of the population in England and Wales describe themselves as Christians?

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1. Where do most of the world’s Muslims live?

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2. Which city is Sudan’s capital?

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3. How high is the Eiffel Tower?

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4. What’s the thinnest skyscraper in the world?

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5. In the grand parade of the Chinese zodiac, which member is the only mythical creature?

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6. Where is Peppa Pig World located?

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7. Where is the famous Little Mermaid sculpture displayed?

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8. How many children are Chinese couples permitted to have?

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9. Where was the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which collapsed in March 2024?

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10. Crete is Greece’s largest island. Which is the second largest?

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Where is Dagestan?

Screenshot: Channel 4 News  (youtube.com)
On a secret island inhabited by militant penguins
In the heart of the Sahara Desert
On the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
In Russia's North Caucasus region

Where can you find this shiny bean?

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Paris, France
Tokyo, Japan
Chicago, USA
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Which city was the most expensive for foreign residents in 2024?

Photo: Ahsleuen Yaumings, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Tokyo
Hong Kong
New York
Pyongyang

What was the most visited building on Earth in 2023?

Photo: EditQ, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Empire State Building
The Louvre Museum
The Vatican Museums
Dubai Mall

Which three nations are currently led by Jewish heads of state?

Screenshot: 💬Claudia Sheinbaum Pardo (youtube.com)
Ukraine, Poland, and Mexico
Israel, Argentina, and France
Israel, Ukraine, and Mexico
Israel, Sweden, and Japan

Where is New Caledonia?

Screenshot: ABC News In-depth  (youtube.com)
In the Pacific Ocean, east of Australia
In the Caribbean Sea, next to Puerto Rico
In central Asia, between Armenia and Azerbaijan
In the Bermuda Triangle, where it mysteriously vanishes and reappears every full moon

What's notably missing from the famous Moulin Rouge in Paris in this picture?

Screenshot: REUTERS (youtube.com)
The historic neon lights.
The iconic red windmill sails.
The vintage Toulouse-Lautrec posters.
The rooftop garden.

Where are Al Jazeera's main headquarters located?

Screenshot: Al Jazeera English (youtube.com)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Doha, Qatar.
Jerusalem, Israel.
On a secret space station orbiting Earth, for unbiased extraterrestrial reporting.

Where was the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which collapsed in March 2024?

Screenshot: 11Alive (youtube.com)
Over the Mississippi River, connecting Louisiana and Mississippi.
Across the Hudson River, linking New York and New Jersey.
Spanning the Patapsco River in Baltimore, Maryland.
Floating above the clouds, serving as a celestial bridge for astral travelers.

As of 2024, which African country has the continent's youngest president?

Screenshot: AFP (youtube.com)
Nigeria
Kenya
Senegal
The Democratic Republic of Congo

What is the Hindu festival known for its vibrant celebration with colored powders and marks the beginning of spring?

Screenshot: CNN=News18 (youtube.com)
Holi
Diwali
Navratri
The Great Indian Paintball Championship

Which trio of European countries have taken the high road by legalizing cannabis for recreational use?

Screenshot: DW News (youtube.com)
The Netherlands, Spain, and Portugal.
Switzerland, Italy, and France.
Malta, Luxembourg, and Germany.
Atlantis, Narnia, and Middle-earth.

What's the largest democracy on Earth?

Photo: Election Commission, GODL-India, via Wikimedia Commons
India.
Brazil.
The United States.
The Democratic Republic of Penguins.

Where is Rafah?

Screenshot: ABC News In-depth - YouTube
On the dark side of the moon.
Nestled along the Gaza-Egypt border.
Deep within the Amazon Rainforest.
Floating mysteriously in the Bermuda Triangle.

In the grand parade of the Chinese zodiac, which member is the only mythical creature?

Screenshot: Associated Press - YouTube
The Phoenix, known for its impeccable rebirth insurance policy.
The Dragon, not just your average fire-breather.
The Unicorn, spreading magic and glitter wherever it roams.
The WiFi Signal, because finding a strong one is pretty much a myth.

The Ram Mandir temple in Ayodhya, India, inaugurated in January 2024, stands over what historical structure?

Screenshot: Narendra Modi (youtube.com)
A secret underground city.
The world's oldest yoga school.
The ruins of a 16th-century mosque.
An abandoned Bollywood film set.

Where was the new Danish Queen born?

Screenshot: 9 News Australia (youtube.com)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Sydney, Australia
Hobart, Tasmania
In a fairytale castle, obviously

If you stroll down David Bowie Street, which city's sights are you enjoying?

Screenshot: FRANCE 24 English (youtube.com)
Paris, celebrating the music icon's legacy.
London, where the Starman first took off.
New York, the city of Ziggy Stardust's final show.
Mars, because is there life on Mars?

According to traditional South Korean belief, what was once considered a method to boost stamina during humid summers?

Screenshot: BBC News (youtube.com)
Practicing K-pop dance routines non-stop.
Taking ice-cold showers twice a day.
Engaging in competitive kimchi-making contests.
Eating dog meat.

In the latest twist in holiday scheduling, when does Ukraine celebrate Christmas?

Screenshot: euronews (youtube.com)
January 7th, because old habits die hard.
February 29th, for a quadrennial Christmas extravaganza.
July 4th, because fireworks and Christmas lights are a winning combo.
December 25th, joining the global Secret Santa exchange.

When does Ukraine celebrate Christmas?

Screenshot: euronews (youtube.com)
December 25th, joining the global Secret Santa exchange.
January 7th, because old habits die hard.
February 29th, for a quadrennial Christmas extravaganza.
July 4th, because fireworks and Christmas lights are a winning combo.

Which country claimed the dubious honor of becoming the world's top opium producer in 2023, surpassing Afghanistan?

Screenshot: FRANCE 24 English - YouTube
Myanmar - The Surprising New Opium Leader!
Colombia - The New Poppy Powerhouse!
Mexico - The Unexpected Opium Overlord!
The US - The opioid crisis rules!

What is the Cenotaph in the UK?

Photo: Harland Quarrington/MOD, OGL v1.0OGL v1.0, via Wikimedia Commons
A futuristic monument where holograms of historical figures speak every hour.
The official starting line for the annual London Marathon, famous for its sprinting politicians.
A war memorial honoring soldiers who died in World War I and subsequent conflicts.
London's oldest invisible statue, which you can only see on a foggy day if you squint hard.

What is a kibbutz?

Screenshot: Reuters - YouTube
An Israeli collective community, often agricultural.
A popular Israeli dessert known for its sweet and flaky layers.
A swift bird found in the Middle East, known for its resilience.
A secret underground tunnel network used during ancient wars.

Can you pinpoint Islam's third-holiest site, the Al-Aqsa Mosque's geographical location?

Photo: أمين, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
In Jerusalem, within the Old City.
In Mecca, right beside the Kaaba.
In Gaza, next to the Palestine Tower.
In Rome, sharing a yard with the Colosseum.

In 2023, which city scratched its head over a surge in blood-sucking guests, sparking governmental meetings and public concern ahead of international sporting events?

Screenshot: FRANCE 24 English - YouTube
Paris - Bedbugs.
London - Mosquitoes.
Rome - Fleas.
Bucharest - Vampires.

Where was the world's oldest wooden structure discovered?

Screenshot: University of Liverpool via ABC KSAT12 - YouTube
Near Kalambo Falls, on the border of Zambia and Tanzania.
Inside the Amazon rainforest.
At the base of Mount Everest.
On a beach in Australia.

Where is the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region located?

Screenshot: Reuters - YouTube
In the heart of Armenia, surrounded by mountains.
On the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia, but technically in Azerbaijan.
In a hidden valley in the Himalayas, guarded by monks.
On a secret island in the Pacific Ocean.

What is the Khalistan movement all about?

Screenshot: CBC News: The National - YouTube
A brand of spicy mustard sauce from the Punjabi kitchen.
A movement seeking independence for Sikhs in Punjabi, India.
A dance form originating from the Punjab region.
Trekkers attracted to a famous mountain range in northern India.

The Atlas Mountains sweep across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. But where is its highest peak?

Photo: Kobersky (talk · contribs), CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons
About 40 miles south of Marrakesh, Morocco.
Hiding behind Saharan Sand Dunes in Algeria.
On Tunisia's sandy beaches, tanning.
Chilling in downtown Paris.

In a recent dinner invitation, which country RSVPed as "Bharat" instead of its usual English moniker?

Screenshot: Fridays@MyGov - YouTube
India - The Land of Spices.
Turkey - Home of the Delightful Delight.
Bhutan - The Land of the Thunder Dragon.
Bahrain - The Island of Pearls.

What unexpected 'feature' did the 2023 Burning Man festival introduce to its attendees?

Screenshot: KHOU 11 - YouTube
A mandatory mud spa treatment.
An unplanned Ebola outbreak.
A climate change runway show.
A pop-up unicorn petting zoo.

What is the semiquincentennial age?

Screenshot: America250 - YouTube
250 million strong.
250 years old.
500 years old.
When Congress seated 250 representatives.

Which country is the first to allow MDMA prescriptions for post-trauma?

Photo: Erik Fenderson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Canada.
Australia.
The United States.
China.

What is the Korean age?

Illustration: HowSmart.net & Dall-E
Being born at the age of one and aging every New Year's Day.
Being born at the age of 0 and aging every Chinese New Year.
It was when Korea was united.
It's that plastic surgery look.

Where did Prime Minister Narendra Modi set a Guinness World Record for the most nationalities in a single yoga lesson?

Screenshot: Narendra Modi - YouTube
The UN Lawn, New York.
The Taj Mahal, India.
The Eiffel Tower, France.
The Great Wall of China.

What was the destination of the submersible Titan that disappeared in the Atlantic Ocean?

Screenshot: OceanGate Expeditions via Reuters - YouTube
The Titanic shipwreck.
The Bermuda Triangle.
The Atlantis city.
The Mariana Trench.

Where is the Nova Kakhovka dam?

Screenshot: Reuters - YouTube
Terra Nova.
Hungary.
Russia.
Ukraine.

Which country boasts the busiest rail system on the planet?

Screenshot: Channel 4 News - YouTube
China.
India.
United States.
Russia.

How old is Israel?

Screenshot: Face the Nation with Margaret Brenn - YouTube
25, just like Friends.
50, just like Sesame Street.
75, just like the Polaroid camera.
100, just like the NFL.

Which city is Sudan's capital?

Screenshot: Inside Edition - YouTube
Birnin Zana.
Timbuktu.
Darfur.
Khartoum.

What is Germany's highest honor for a former leader?

Screenshot: AFP - YouTube
The Golden Pretzel of Excellence.
The Bundeswehr Cross of Honour for Valour.
The Order of the Black Eagle.
The Order of Merit for special achievement.

Which island nation was once known as Formosa and is now home to this fierce Formosan black bear?

Screenshot: TaiwanPlus News - YouTube
Taiwan.
Sri Lanka.
Madagascar.
Poohland.

Which of these is missing in Libya, according to a 2023 report?

Screenshot: AP News - YouTube
A stash of gold coins worth $1 billion.
A shipment of camel milk destined for Europe.
A collection of ancient manuscripts from the 7th century.
A stockpile of natural uranium for nuclear weapons.

What is California's largest lake?

Photo: Tuxyso, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Salton Sea.
Lake Tahoe.
Lake Shasta.
Lake Kardashian.

What is the caste system?

Screenshot: AP News - YouTube
A group of people who are skilled at the art of casting spells.
A popular reality TV show in India.
A system of social hierarchy based on one's occupation and birth.
A diet plan that categorizes food based on its nutritional value ("caste.")

The age of consent is 14 in Germany and China. What's Japan's age of consent?

Illustration: HowSmart.net
13 Years-old.
16 Years-old.
17 Years-old.
21 Years-old.

What is NORAD?

Illustration: HowSmart.net & DALL-E
The North American Alien Defense Council.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command.
A term for the North American hot air balloon club.
A secret society trying to take over the world.

Who's replacing Queen Elizabeth II on Australia's $5 bill?

King Charles III.
Anthony Albanese.
A design honoring Albanese culture.
A design honoring Indigenous culture.

What caused the nationwide power outage in Pakistan on Jan. 23, 2023?

Screenshot: BBC News - YouTube
A technical fault in the power system.
A cyber-attack on the power grid.
An energy-saving measure.
A solar eclipse.

What is the name of the current Chinese zodiac year?

Photo: N509FZ, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Year of the Rabbit.
Year of the Tiger.
Year of the Snake.
Year of the Dragon.

How long had Matteo Messina Denaro, the notorious Mafia boss, been on the run before his arrest in Sicily?

Screenshot: Rai - Storie Italiane - YouTube
13 years.
30 years.
47 years.
60 years.

What did rioters do to this iconic statue outside the Supreme Court in Brazil?

Photo: Mariordo (Mario Roberto Durán Ortiz), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Demolished it.
Spray painted it.
Climbed it.
Cleaned it

What percentage of the population in England and Wales describe themselves as Christians?

72.5%
59.3%
46.2%
37.2%

What is the oldest occupied castle in the world?

Photo: Mike McBey | Flickr / CC BY 2.0
Windsor Castle.
Buckingham Palace.
Edinburgh Castle.
Prague Castle.

Where is Sharm el-Sheikh?

Marc Ryckaert (MJJR), CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Qatar.
Saudi Arabia.
Egypt.
Turkey.

The capital of Kazakhstan is currently known as what?

Photo: Alisher Gumarov, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Tselinograd.
Akmolinsk.
Nur-Sultan.
Astana.

What's Europe's largest street party?

Screenshot: Wanderizm on YouTube
The Venice Carnival.
Spain’s Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Germany’s Cologne Carnival.
London’s Notting Hill Carnival.

What's the thinnest skyscraper in the world?

Photo: Kidfly182, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Steinway Tower.
Central Park Tower.
Flatiron Building.
Bank of America Tower.

Why did Japan launch a nationwide campaign to boost (!) alcohol consumption?

Screenshot: sakebiba.jp
Because of its social contribution.
Because of its health benefits.
To increase births.
To increase tax revenues.

How many US states share the Colorado River water?

Photo: SpaceEconomist192, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
1.
2.
7.
15.

What is the largest religious minority in Iran?

Image: Emblems of Belief - National Cemetery Administration (va.gov), Public domain
The Baháʼí community.
The Jewish community.
Christians.
Zoroastrians.

Where is the Hoover Dam?

Photo: APK, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Colorado River.
The Mississippi River.
The Amazon River.
The Red River.

In New Zealand, it's an offense to defecate in public, unless what?

Photo: Milesupshuroutlast, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The person can show they “had to go.”
The person believes they were not being observed.
The person is under 6 years old.
The person is homeless.

Which London monument has been officially known as the Elizabeth Tower since 2012?

Photo: ketrin1407, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Tower of London.
Tower Bridge.
London Eye.
Big Ben.

In the US, which city is known as the Mile High City?

Photo: Xnatedawgx, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Seattle, Washington.
Chicago, Illinois.
Denver, Colorado.
Phoenix, Arizona.

Who initially used to live in Venice's ghetto?

Photo: Daniel Ventura, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Sicilians.
Muslims.
Blacks.
Jews.

Where do most of the world's Muslims live?

Photo: Election Commission (GODL-India), GODL-India, via Wikimedia Commons
The Americas.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Arab world (Western Asia, Northern, Western, and Eastern Africa).
The Asia-Pacific region (East Asia, South Asia, and Oceania).

Where is one most likely to be greeted, "Allinllachu"?

Screenshot: Google Translate
Zimbabwe.
Peru.
India.
Aruba.

The city of Memphis, Tennessee, is named after which country’s Memphis?

Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube
Egypt.
Israel.
Denmark.
The UK.

Where is the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge?

Screenshot: Jarda Konečný on YouTube
Japan.
India.
Portugal.
The Czech Republic.

Why are picnics banned in Rome in May 2022?

Photo: Patafisik, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
To contain the wild boar population.
Because of COVID-19 restrictions.
Due to a salmonella outbreak.
To reduce fire risk.

Trans-Dniester is a separatist province of which country?

China.
Russia.
Ukraine.
Moldova.

Where is the longest suspension bridge in the world?

Screenshot: TRT World on YouTube
Japan.
China.
Turkey.
Denmark.

How high is the Eiffel Tower?

Screenshot: France 24 on YouTube.
320 meters.
330 meters.
230 meters.
220 meters.

Which of these letters does not exist in the Cyrillic Russian alphabet?

Z.
O.
X.
A.

Which lunar year started on Feb. 1, 2022?

Photo: NGHUIBOUHAA RENGIHA, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Year of the Tiger.
The Year of the Ox.
The Year of the Rabbit.
The Year of the Dragon.

What flag is this?

The Aboriginal flag.
The Belgian flag.
The German flag.
The Angolan flag.

What’s Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai?

Photo: NZ Defence Force, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
A volcanic island.
A private island resort.
A nuclear testing site.
A Greek folk-dance.

Which country announced it would ban young people from buying cigarettes for life?

Image: Archives New Zealand, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Canada.
New Zealand.
China.
Russia.

Which of these countries is NOT a member of the EU?

Photo: Mister No, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Croatia.
Serbia.
Slovenia.
Czech Republic.

How many of the 27 European Union countries have legalized same-sex marriage?

Photo: Silar, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
16.
20.
24.
All 27.

What is the world’s most expensive city to live in, in 2021?

Photo: HowSmart.net
Tel Aviv.
Paris.
Singapore.
Zurich.

In New York City, what are “Overdose Prevention Centers” (OPCs)?

Screenshot: NBC New York
An educational program.
A rehabilitation program.
An underground movement.
Supervised drug injection sites.

Where is Peppa Pig World located?

Screenshot: Paultons Park Home of Peppa Pig World on YouTube
Hampshire, England.
Dorset, England.
Concord, New Hampshire.
Montpelier, Vermont.

Which country is planning a city with no property, income, or municipal taxes and zero carbon dioxide emissions?

Photo: Raúl Arias, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
El Salvador.
The Netherlands.
Finland.
The United States.

Which country has KGB as its principal security agency in 2021?

Russia.
Belarus.
Georgia.
Kazakhstan.

La Paz is the capital of which country?

Photo: Caleidoscopic, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Peru.
Chile.
Bolivia.
Ecuador.

Princess Mako is a royal of which country?

Screenshot: CBS News
Malaysia.
Cambodia.
Thailand.
Japan.

How many children are Chinese couples permitted to have?

Photo: (c) Uwe Aranas, via Wikimedia 
1.
2.
3.
There are no longer birth restrictions in China.

New Zealand is in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Where is (old) Zeeland?

Photo: Marc Ryckaert (MJJR), CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Denmark.
The Netherlands.
Sweden.
Norway.

Which country does Viktor Orban lead?

Photo: Elekes Andor, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Italy.
Bulgaria.
Iran.
Hungary.

Which Paris monument got wrapped in 2021?

Photo: Chabe01, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Eiffel Tower.
The Louvre museum.
Arc de Triomphe.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame.

Which country recorded its warmest winter ever in 2021?

Photo: Prosperosity, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Singapore.
Canada.
Iceland.
New Zealand.

Which is currently the tallest building in the US?

Photo: Ulemas7, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Central Park Tower, NYC.
One World Trade Center, NYC.
Sears (Willis) Tower, Chicago.
Steinway Tower (111 West 57th Street), NYC.

How many floors did the World Trade Center twin towers have?

Photo: Julien Menichini, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
110.
101.
92.
83.

In the US, what is the top producing state of bee honey?

Photo: Ivar Leidus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Wyoming.
North Dakota.
North Carolina.
Montana.

Who is the first Black woman buried at the Pantheon monument in Paris?

Photo: Lucien Waléry, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
Josephine Baker.
Dorothy Dandridge.
Billie Holiday.
Eartha Kitt.

Where is the famous Little Mermaid sculpture displayed?

Screenshot: Carlsberg on YouTube
Copenhagen, Denmark.
Stockholm, Sweden.
Oslo, Norway.
Helsinki, Finland.

Kabul is the capital of which country?

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Noah Coger, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Uzbekistan.
Kazakhstan.
Afghanistan.
Pakistan.

Crete is Greece’s largest island. Which is the second largest?

Screenshot: SkyNews.com
Lesbos.
Euboea (or Evia).
Rhodes.
Chios.

Argentina added a third option for gender on its identity documents and passports. What is it?

Photo: blmurch, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
X.
Nonbinary.
Transgender.
Other.

Which image represented El Salvador on South Korean MBC's Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony broadcast? (Hint: Italy was represented by Pizza)

Screenshot: Tokyo 2020 / MBC via Raphael Rashid on Twitter
Surfers.
Pupusas (Stuffed Tortillas).
Ronald Reagan.
Bitcoin.

Where is the world's largest coral reef system?

Photo: Toby Hudson, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Mexico.
Philippines.
Australia.
United States.

What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?

Screenshot: The Independent on YouTube
It’s the oldest pedestrian bridge in Amsterdam.
It was designed by Rembrandt.
It’s a present from France.
It’s a 3D-printed pedestrian bridge.

Who or what is the Iron Lady (La Dame de Fer) of Paris?

Photo: Getfunky Paris, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Eiffel Tower.
Brigitte Macron.
The Jeanne d'Arc statue.
Marine Le Pen.

Which of these happened in Siberia during July 2021 for the 3rd year in a row?

Photo: ugraland, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Red tide.
Massive wildfires.
Massive floods.
Massive flash floods.

What’s connecting the Dutch town of Venlo, the Belgian town of Pepinster, and the Austrian town of Kufstein?

Photo: Christophe Licoppe, European Commission, Attribution, via Wikimedia Commons
They hosted the most recent world climate summits.
They were all severely flooded on July 2021.
They recorded the highest temperatures in Europe on July 2021.
They seem to be unaffected by climate change.

Where is Spaceport America base located?

Photo: Quinn Tucker for Virgin Galactic, 2020 (c) Virgin Galactic
Near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.
Near Truth or Dare, New Mexico.
Near Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Near Mojave, California.

Where is Spaceport America base located?

Photo: Quinn Tucker for Virgin Galactic, 2020 (c) Virgin Galactic
Near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.
Near Truth or Dare, New Mexico.
Near Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Near Mojave, California.

Which member of the European Union (the EU) bans the "display and promotion of homosexuality" among under-18s?

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Bulgaria.
Croatia.
Hungary.
The Czech Republic.

Which country was the first independent nation of Latin America and the Caribbean?

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The Dominican Republic.
Haiti.
Guatemala.
Cuba.

What do the British refer to as Freedom Day?

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The end of Covid-19 restrictions.
South African end of Apartheid.
It’s the British Independence Day.
The end of the British colonial era.

In Russia, sparkling wine can be called champagne only if it comes from where?

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France.
Switzerland.
Russia.
Oregon.

Where is the Diana memorial statue placed?

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In Charles and Camilla’s London residence.
In William and Kate’s London residence.
In Queen Elizabeth’s Official country residence.
In Harry and Meghan’s Montecito residence.

Californians and Texans are asked to conserve energy and set thermostats to which temperature?

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79°F (26°C).
78°F (25°C).
75°F (24°C).
73°F (23°C).

In what year did Seattle reach its historic high 108°F (42°C) temperature?

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2021.
2018.
2011.
1998.

Portland International Airport in Oregon hit the highest temperature ever recorded there since historical records began in 1940. What was it?

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115°F (46°C)
104°F (40°C)
96°F (36°C)
88°F (31°C)

Which of these is right next to Iran's southern port city of Bushehr?

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Iran’s parliament.
Iran’s nuclear power plant.
The ruined city Persepolis.
The 17th-century Shah Mosque.

How many world countries have laws with the death penalty for drug offenses in 2021?

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At least 30.
24.
12.
Just China, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

How many countries in the world have legalized the recreational use of weed?

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40.
14.
4.
1.

According to the New York cannabis bill, where can New Yorkers smoke cannabis since April 2021?

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Wherever smoking tobacco is allowed.
Only in cannabis dispensaries.
Only at the privacy of their homes.
In open spaces such as parks, beaches, and playgrounds.

Which of these countries is under the rule of Queen Margrethe II?

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Belgium.
Denmark.
The Netherlands.
Sweden.

Which city topped The Economist's annual survey of the world's most liveable cities in 2021?

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Auckland, New Zealand.
Osaka, Japan.
Tokyo, Japan.
Adelaide, Australia.

What is Oman?

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The capital of Jordan.
A city in Ukraine.
A Sultanate in the Arabian Peninsula.
A village in Iran.

Why is Belarus called White Russia?

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It refers to its snow-capped mountains.
It refers to its people's ethnicity.
It refers to the color of its flag.
It's mistranslated. It should be "Beautiful Russia."

What happened to Darwin’s Arch in 2021?

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It reopened for visitors.
It lost its top.
It was moved to a different location.
Its structure was reinforced.

Where do the musk oxen reside?

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Europe.
North America.
Southern and East Africa.
The Arctic.

Where can you find Claude Monet's gardens?

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In the French region of Normandy.
In Paris, France.
In Portlligat, Catalonia, Spain.
In Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Who’s New Zealand’s largest trading partner?

Australia.
Japan.
China.
United States.

What happened in Fukushima?

A radioactive leak during a safety drill.
A tsunami hit a nuclear plant.
A nuclear bomb explosion.
A kamikaze attack.

What is the world’s most populous Muslim nation?

Indonesia.
India.
Saudi Arabia.
Iran.

Where is the Chicxulub crater?

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Mexico.
Kazakhstan.
Portugal.
The Sahara desert.

Who’s Australia’s Head of State?

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Queen Elizabeth II
Governor-General David Hurley
Prime minister Scott Morrison
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

What’s the capital of Myanmar?

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Naypyidaw
Burma
Phnom Penh
Kuala Lumpur

What is Micronesia?

A small Pacific nation.
Short term memory loss.
A tendency to abruptly fall asleep.
Nano-operation.

How high is Mount Everest?

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884,886 meters (2,903,200 feet)
88,488.6 meters (290,320 feet)
8,848.86 meters (29,032 feet)
884.8 meters (2,903 feet)

Super Nintendo World opened in March 2021. Where?

Universal Studios Hollywood.
Universal Studios Japan.
Disney World Orlando.
Disneyland Paris.

Dave Prowse, who hid under Darth Vader’s suit in the original Star Wars trilogy, was better known in Britain as who?

Screenshot: Star Wars
The Amber Gambler twins, in a road safety ad.
Green Cross Code Man, a road safety superhero.
Joe from Joe and Petunia, the couple in trouble.
Sid the Slug in an ad against excessive salt consumption.

What does the Latin term Amphitheatrum Flavium stand for?

Tadpoles.
Flowers of the amaryllis family.
The Roman Colosseum.
Greek comedy.

Which country is led by Aung San Suu Kyi?

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Thailand
Myanmar (formerly Burma)
Bangladesh
Taiwan

What is Diwali?

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The Thai Light Festival that takes place on the full moon of the 12th month in the Thai calendar.
The Hindu festival of lights, which symbolizes the spiritual "victory of light over darkness".
The Chinese festival of lights, that marks the last day of the Lunar New Year.
The Jewish Festival of Lights, which celebrates events from more than 2,000 years ago.

What is the name of the family that has been ruling Syria since Nov. 1970?

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Bashir
Bashar
Assad
Hafez

It’s 2019, Pre-Covid. You just landed at Tegel airport. Where are you?

Berlin, Germany.
Munich, Germany.
Paris, France.
Vienna, Austria.

Denmark is the world’s largest producer of which commodity?

Pig meat.
Dairy products.
Mink skins.
Fish.

Warsaw is the capital of which country?

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Austria.
Poland.
Hungary.
Lithuania.

The year is 2021. How many Asian countries legally recognize same-sex marriage?

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1.
2.
3.
4.

There are about 6,000 movie theaters in the US and around 800 cinemas in the UK. How many in India?

10,000
5,000
1,000
500

The city of Paris is on Maximum Covid-19 alert. What’s NOT closed?

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Bars
Gyms
Restaurants
Festive gatherings

Where in the world can you find Kyrgyzstan?

Central Asia
Northern Europe
The Middle East
East Africa

During the 1950s and 1960s, which Mediterranean country's nickname was Switzerland of the East?

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Turkey
Lebanon
Cyprus
Greece

What month does Rio de Janeiro's Carnival traditionally take place?

 

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February
April
July
December

With which of these countries doesn’t Hungary have a common border?

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Austria
Poland
Romania
Croatia

Which of these is NOT a beach in Rio de Janeiro?

 

 

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Copacabana
Ipanema
Barra da Tijuca
Playa Las Gatas

What is the main religion in the country of Sudan?

Hindu
Islam
Christianity
Sikhism

Where in the world can you find Montenegro?

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South America
Eastern Asia
Southeast Europe
Austrasia

What is the purpose of the Mt Rushmore monument?

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Commemorating the American independence war.
Commemorating the American civil war.
Bringing in tourists.
Artistic innovation.

Minsk is the capital of which Eastern European country?

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Belarus
Poland
Ukraine
Lithuania

Where is Corriere della Sera published?

 

Spain
Argentina
Italy
France

In which region of the world will you find the city of Beirut?

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Levant
Bohemia
Eastern Arabia
Galilee

Where did Charles Darwin get the inspiration for his evolution theory?

Easter Islands
Galápagos Islands
Maldives
Machu Picchu

What is the longest river in Spain?

Guadalquivir
Douro
Tajo (Tagus)
Niles

What name was given to The first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic cyclone season?

Anna
Danna
Hanna
Shoshana

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