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“Guess Where?” Take Our Weekly Quiz!

Think you know your travel trivia? Gather the kids and parents around the ol’ screen and take our test!

by Liliia deCos, Mya Miller & Maryann Jones Thompson

 

August 2, 2020:  Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe – known to fans as just “Tahoe” – is every Bay Area family’s perfect weekend getaway. From epic skiing in the winter to kayaking on crystal clear water in the summer, Tahoe always has something adventurous and exciting to do. With so many activities and attractions, Lake Tahoe doesn’t really have an “off-season.”

So whether you’ve got season passes at Northstar or have never laid eyes on Tahoe’s cerulean waters, you’ll still want to test your knowledge of what some call “Americas Best Lake.”

 

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July 26, 2020:  Beaches of California

From its freezing cold NorCal surfer paradise to its Hollywood-famed SoCal white sand, California beaches have it all!

Think you know every beach up and down the Golden State? Whether you just want to relax and build a sandcastle with the kids, surf all day, or find for some killer views, we’ve got some tricky questions on the California Coast ready for you. Click below to dive in!

 

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July 19, 2020:  Mountains of the U.S.

This week’s ROAM “Guess Where?” travel trivia quiz is “For purple mountains majesties, above the fruited plain…” Yes, we’re talking about “America the Beautiful’s” mountains! If you know your “peaks” from your “mounts” from sea to shining sea, click the link in bio to show us your stuff! (This week’s quiz is a bit tough so you might want to ask the kids for some help!)

 

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July 12, 2020:  Wildlife of the West

The West Coast is home to so many geographical environments – from the populated hot and sunny Southern California deserts to the rainy and humid old-growth forests covering the Pacific Northwest…

With all these different ecological niches comes abundant wildlife, biodiversity, and fauna. Test your knowledge on the native wildlife of the West Coast by clicking the link below!

 

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July 5, 2020:  The Statue of Liberty

Happy 4th of July everyone! There’s no question the country will be celebrating very differently this year. Whether you’re socially distancing with family, friends, or by yourself, we’ve got a fun quiz for you to do whilst celebrating.

This one’s all about our Lady Liberty. How well do you know America’s most famous monument to freedom?!

Grab some red, white, and blue-colored snacks, get in your most festive gear, and gather around the laptop to test your knowledge about our country’s most prized gift, the Statue of Liberty.

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June 28, 2020:  Driving Route 66

There’s no place to get your road-trip kicks like Route 66! America’s most famous car journey packs a lot of history, kitsch and epic scenery along its roadside. Because “life is a highway” right?!

If you think you know your Route 66 trivia, click the link below and let’s go!

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June 21, 2020:  Classic U. S. Road Trips

Let’s hit the road! Your Guess Where? travel trivia quiz heads across the most famous highways and byways of the U.S. Put on your thinking cap, load up the tank, and click the link below to get going!

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 June 14, 2020:  National Parks of the East

Most of America’s outdoors has re-opened for business – perhaps it’s not yet business as usual but at least they’re starting to welcome visitors. After our journey through the west, we head east this week for ROAM’s “Guess Where?” family travel trivia quiz. 

While there’s a lot of national “monuments” or “sites” east of the Mississippi, there are far fewer “parks.” So this quiz is a bit tough! Are you ready? Click the link below to get started!

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Week 9 – May 31, 2020:  National Parks of the West

There’s no doubt that 2020’s destination of the summer is “The Great Outdoors.” And there’s no better place to get outside than our National Parks! 

This week, ROAM’s “Guess Where?” family travel trivia quiz heads to the parks of the Wide, Wild Western US! We’ve thrown some zingers in with some basics. Click the link below to get started!

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Week 8 – May 24, 2020: Memorial Monuments

Happy Memorial Day! We are sincerely grateful for the service of all who have served our country. 

This week’s “Guess Where?” quiz focuses on America’s memorial monuments. We’ve got some easies and some toughies so put on your US History101 Hat, click below and let’s go!

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Week 7 – May 17, 2020: Kid-Friendly Attractions

Love kids? So do these attractions. ROAM’s travel trivia quiz for this week wants your best guesses on these child-centric travel sites. Click below and let’s go!

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Week 6 – May 10, 2020: Lodging Around the World

Do YOU know which hotel is the oldest in the world? How about the most photographed hotel? Well this week, we’ve got a theme quiz on accommodations. Get the family ’round a screen and give us your best guesses on this week’s travel trivia quiz.

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Week 5 – May 3, 2020

Got a guess about which city’s got the oldest subway system? How about which country is home to the Zulu people? Let’s “Guess Where?” together! Click the link below to access our family travel trivia quiz…

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Week 4 – April 26, 2020

Do YOU know where Victoria Falls is exactly? Does someone else in your family know? Well gather your smarts and take this week’s travel trivia quiz for the whole family.

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Week 3 – April 19, 2020

Do YOU know how long it takes to hike the whole Pacific Crest Trail? Does someone else in your family know? Well gather your smarts and click here to access this week’s travel trivia quiz for the whole family on Survey Monkey.

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Week 2 – April 12, 2020

Well, we survived Earth’s first-ever Passover and Easter in quarantine! Let’s get a bit competitive now. Here’s the link to our second travel trivia quiz for the whole family.  We SurveyMonkey-ed it up! Click here to take part!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JJ75F7M

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Week 1 – April 5, 2020

It’s our third week sheltering in place in California and we’ve got a bit of extra time on our hands. We’ve been looking for some fun quarantine activities so we decided to turn our weekly “Guess Where?” Instagram feature into a quiz for the whole family. 

Kids, do you have parents who think they’re pretty travel savvy? Parents, do your kids think they know EVERYthing? Well, let’s just see about that 😉 Here are 10 questions to test your travel mettle – some easy, some hard, and some tricky ones thrown in!

We’re doing this online survey the old fashioned way – just read the question, pick an answer, click the link below for the correct answer, or scroll down to get the whole answer key. Ready? Here we go!

 

“Guess Where?” Quiz – Week 1

 

  1. What is the longest river in the world?
  1. Amazon 
  2. Nile
  3. Mississippi 
  4. Yangtze
  5. Mekong

Click here for the answer.

 

  1. What is the capital of Canada?
  1. Toronto
  2. Vancouver
  3. Montreal
  4. Ottowa
  5. Calgary

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  1. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from what country?
  1. United Kingdom
  2. France
  3. Italy 
  4. Mexico
  5. Ireland

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  1. In which museum can you see the Mona Lisa?
  1. The Louvre, Paris
  2. The British Museum, London
  3. The Vatican Museum, Rome
  4. The Palace of Versailles, France
  5. Musée d’Orsay, Paris

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  1. What is the smallest country in South America? 
  1. Suriname
  2. Uruguay
  3. Guyana
  4. Ecuador
  5. Paraguay

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  1. What countries are included in the official definition of “Scandinavia”?
  1. Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland
  2. Norway, Sweden, Finland
  3. Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden
  4. Iceland, Denmark, Sweden
  5. Norway, Denmark, Sweden

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  1. How do you spell the name of this country?
  1. Kirgistan
  2. Kyrgistan
  3. Kyrgyzstan
  4. Kirgizstan
  5. Kyrgzsthan

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  1. Which two countries have the longest shared border?
  1. Mongolia-China
  2. US-Canada
  3. Kazakhstan-Russia
  4. Argentina-Chile
  5. Bangladesh-India

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  1. Omoro is the most widely-spoken language but Amharic is the official language of what country?
  1. Yemen
  2. Oman
  3. Somalia
  4. Ethiopia
  5. Chad

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  1. How many permanently inhabited U.S. territories are there? (Extra Credit: Name(s)?)
  1. 5
  2. 7
  3. 2
  4. 1
  5. 3

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Thanks for Guessing Where? with us! 

How’d you do? The complete answer key is below. Want to get next week’s quiz in your inbox? Click here to sign up for ROAM’s weekly email newsletter! You’ll get a link to our latest Guess Where? Quiz as well as the latest articles, tips and photos about unique and adventurous trips with kids from ROAM Family Travel magazine.

 

Guess Where? Answers!

Week 1 

  1. B
  2. D
  3. B
  4. A
  5. A
  6. E
  7. C
  8. B
  9. D
  10. A   Extra Credit – Guam, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands

 

Scoring

0-3/10 correct – Beginner

4-6/10 correct – Intermediate

7-9/10 correct – Advanced

10/10 correct – Expert!

 

 

 

 

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Maryann Jones Thompson  – April 2020

ROAM Founder & Editor   

After a thousand years in publishing as a business journalist, ghostwriter, content strategist and market researcher, Maryann brings her experience traveling as a backpacker, businessperson, expat and mom to writing and editing for ROAM.

© ROAM Family Travel 2020 – All rights reserved

 

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