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Amazing Faces

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Geography - Miscellany
Amazing Faces game quiz
"On the face of it, you might think that faces have nothing to do with a geography quiz, but face it, that assumption will make you shamefaced. Travel with the Kaffeeklatsch team and find the faces that look out on the world."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  

1. Perched atop Corcovado, overlooking the city below with a benevolent face, stands Cristo Redentor. Where am I?
    Buenos Aires
    Rio de Janeiro
    São Paolo

2. I am standing in a beautiful building looking at the beautiful portrait of a woman that has the alternate name of "Portrait of Lisa Gherardini", can you figure out which well-lit city I am in?
    New York City

3. Looking out from Stone Mountain, Georgia are the figures of three important members of the Confederate States of America, which one of these options is NOT one of them?
    Robert E. Lee
    Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson
    Ulysses Grant
    Jefferson Davis

4. It has four faces with neither a nose nor an eye, but rather two hands per face to help the denizens of London, England keep track of time. What name is often erroneously given to the famous clock tower that graces the Palace of Westminster?
    Answer: (Two Words)

5. There are almost 900 carved faces on Rapa Nui also known as Easter island. What is the proper name for these unique faces found all over the island?

6. The famous face of the desert known as The Great Sphinx of Giza is primarily made of which of the following?

7. The Old Man of the Mountain was the inspiration for Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1850 novel "The Great Stone Face". Which U.S. state was the home of this face-shaped outcropping on Cannon Mountain that collapsed in 2003?
    New Hampshire

8. Who is depicted in a very large statue erected in 1993, overlooking the city of Ngong Ping on the island of Hong Kong?
    The Dalai Lama
    Mao Zedong
    King Kong

9. What is the proper name for the carved female statues that were used as support columns in many ancient Greek temples?

10. Four former U.S. presidents look out over the land of South Dakota on Mount Rushmore. From left to right, what order are they in?
    Lincoln, Roosevelt, Jefferson, Washington
    Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Lincoln
    Washington, Roosevelt, Jefferson, Lincoln
    Lincoln, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Washington

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Compiled Jan 14 15