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  1. Welcome to WorldQuest 2008! Presented by Friday, February 29, 2008

  2. Sponsored by: General Mills Charlie Hartwell - Vision Coach David Winton Bell Foundation Lois and John Rogers Media Sponsor: Minnesota Public Radio

  3. Prize Sponsors: ● Barbette ● Best Buy ● Cara Irish Pubs ● The Consulate of Mexico in St. Paul ● The Consulate General of Canada ● Dorsey and Whitney ● Doug Baker ● The Guthrie Theater ● Let’s Dish ● The Marquette Hotel ● The Minnesota Dance Theatre ● The Minnesota International Center ● Minnesota Public Radio ● Peter & Linda Quinn (Cafe Latté) ● Radisson Plaza Hotel Minneapolis

  4. Round 1 Flags & Capitals

  5. Which country does this flag represent? A) Haiti B) Netherlands C) France D) Paraguay

  6. 2. The Capital of Germany is… • Bonn • Munich • C) Berlin • D) Hamburg

  7. 3. Which country does this flag represent? A) Laos B) Cuba C) Djibouti D) Czech Republic

  8. 4. _____ is the capital of Argentina. A) Cordoba B) Buenos Aires C) Mendoza D) Rosario

  9. 5. Which country does this flag represent? A) Afghanistan B) Saudi Arabia C) Iraq D) Jordan

  10. 6. Cambodia is known for its ancient city of Angkor, but what is its capital? A) Phnom Penh B) Angkor C) Mandalay D) Bătdâmbâng

  11. 7. Which country does this flag represent? A) Malawi B) Kenya C) Benin D) Swaziland

  12. 8. The capital of Syria is… A) Ammān B) Aqaba C) Tel Aviv D) Damascus

  13. 9. Which country does this flag represent? A) Singapore B) Vietnam C) Japan D) China

  14. 10. Sarajevo is the capital of… A) Serbia B) Hungary C) Albania D) Bosnia-Herzegovina

  15. 11. Which country does this flag represent? A) Togo B) South Africa C) Sudan D) Botswana

  16. 12. _____ is the capital of Pakistan. A) Karachi B) Lahore C) Peshawar D) Islamabad

  17. 13. Which country does this flag represent? A) Kuwait B) Jordan C) Yemen D) Qatar

  18. 14. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of … A) Brunei B) Malaysia C) Polynesia D) Nepal

  19. 15. Which country does this flag represent? A) Denmark B) Austria C) Poland D) Canada

  20. That’s all the questions for the “Flags & Capitals” section of WorldQuest! Please turn in your answer sheet!

  21. Round 1: Flags and Capitals CORRECT ANSWERS!

  22. Which country does this flag represent? C) France

  23. 2. The Capital of Germany is… C) Berlin

  24. 3. Which country does this flag represent? B) Cuba

  25. 4. The capital of Argentina is… B) Buenos Aires

  26. 5. Which country does this flag represent? A) Afghanistan

  27. 6. Cambodia is known for its ancient city of Angkor, but what is its capital? A) Phnom Penh

  28. 7. Which country does this flag represent? B) Kenya

  29. 8. The capital of Syria is… D) Damascus

  30. 9. Which country does this flag represent? D) China

  31. 10. Sarajevo is the capital of… D) Bosnia-Herzegovina

  32. 11. Which country does this flag represent? C) Sudan

  33. 12. _____ is the capital of Pakistan. D) Islamabad

  34. 13. Which country does this flag represent? A) Kuwait

  35. 14. Kuala Lumpur is the capital of … B) Malaysia

  36. 15. Which country does this flag represent? D) Canada

  37. Round 2 World Geography

  38. 1. Turkey does not share a border with which one of the following countries? A) Bulgaria B) Iraq C) Iran D) Azerbaijan

  39. 2. The world’s tallest building is now located in ______. A) New York City, U.S.A. B) Shanghai, China C) Dubai, United Arab Emirates D) Paris, France

  40. 3. As more Zimbabweans migrate to South Africa, this river, which divides the two countries, has become a major transit way: • A) The Limpopo • The Harare • The Zambezi • D) The Molopo

  41. 4. In what city is “Bollywood” – India’s filmmaking capital – located? A) Delhi B) Mumbai C) Chennai D) Bangalore

  42. 5. Sabah and Sarawak are states in which one of the following nations? A) Brunei B) Thailand C) Indonesia D) Malaysia

  43. 6. About one half of the world’s crude oil is transported through this strategic waterway…. A) The Strait of Malacca B) Suez Canal C) Bering Strait D) Panama Canal

  44. 7. World famous for their biodiversity, the Galapagos Islands are part of which country? A) Peru B) Ecuador C) Colombia D) Chile

  45. 8. Which one of the following rivers is NOT a tributary to the Volga River, the longest river in Russia? A) The Kama B) The Oka C) The Sura D) The Ural

  46. 9. Lebanon was granted independence from ____ in 1943. A) Spain B) England C) France D) The Netherlands

  47. 10. Which of the following is the newest country in Africa? A) Eritrea B) Western Sahara C) Botswana D) Democratic Republic of Congo

  48. Bonus Challenge Question MIC’s 2008 Gala focus country, India, is made up of 28 states and 7 “union territories.” Name the 28 states in India (1 bonus point each) (28 possible bonus points!)

  49. That’s all of the questions for the “World Geography” section of WorldQuest! Please turn in your answer sheet!