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Gardz Around the World
"The Avant-GardZ present our second team quiz. We hope you will take the time to participate. It features questions on the countries from which members of the team come. Good luck."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What astonishing discovery was made at the Bay of Skaill on Orkney's west coast, Scotland, in 1850?
A Stone Age settlement
Seven preserved mammoths
Wrecked Spanish galleons
Scottish crown jewels
Who was the famous Canadian Mohawk Poetess who toured across Canada and the United States sixteen times and made three trips to England where she performed before royalty and entertained capacity crowds at Steinway Hall?
Emily Pauline Johnson
Lucy Maud Montgomery
In which Canadian province would you be if you're participating in a ceremony where you kiss a fish, drink rum and need to recite the line "Long may your big jib draw"?
What is the name of New Zealand's national men's rugby union team?
In what year did Wellington become the official capital city of New Zealand?
For three days each year, 1500 square miles of what state are not considered part of the USA?
Known for housing the world's largest underground chamber, Gunung Mulu National Park is one of the main tourist attractions in Malaysia. Apart from its rich biodiversity and amazing limestone formations, this national park is also famous for its Abraham Lincoln rock profile. On which island is this famous national park located?
Standing at 452m, the Petronas Twin Towers were the tallest buildings in the world until the title was overtaken by Taipei 101 (509m) in 2004 and subsequently, Burj Khalifa (828m) in 2010. In which Federal Territory is this pride of Malaysia located?
Sarehole Mill in Birmingham, Warwickshire, UK, is one of only two working water-mills in the city but is more famous for which of these reasons?
Founder members of Birmingham band Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi first met at Sarehole Mill whilst playing truant from school
Sarehole Mill was the birthplace of "Peace in our time" British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
JRR Tolkien lived close to Sarehole Mill as a young boy and it provided inspiration for settings in "The Lord of The Rings"
The site of the first major battle in The English Civil War was at Sarehole Mill
While skating on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and once the longest skating rink in the world, it's customary to enjoy a Canadian treat of fried dough sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. What's this treat called?
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Compiled Dec 04 13