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What's in a name? Slackbottom, Jimboomba, Djibouti, Puke, Ouagadougou, Jhunjhunu, and, of course, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch are some of the unique world place names you'll find within!   

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trivia quiz  In the Red: Places new 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, May 14 19

Welcome to Part 5 of Team Red's 100 question quiz on all things red. On this quiz enjoy a picturesque journey of some of Earth's red sites.
Average
Triviaballer gold member
May 14 19
246 plays
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trivia quiz  A Golden Tour cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jul 30 09

To celebrate my fiftieth quiz, I've booked myself on a first-class world tour of some golden sites. So grab a glass of champagne and join me.
Tough
Snowman gold member
Jul 30 09
3252 plays
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trivia quiz  Can You Repeat That cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 08 10

Picture yourself at a geography exam centred upon long place names. What do you know about these names?
Average
JanIQ gold member
Dec 08 10
2856 plays
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trivia quiz  Match the Native American Name to the English cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mike32768, Dec 01 08

Many of the more significant features of the North American landscape had Native American names long before they were renamed into English. Here are some for you to figure out.
Average
mike32768 gold member
Dec 01 08
3336 plays
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trivia quiz  The Old and the New: United States cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, illiniman14, Sep 28 10

When settlers decide to build a home in a new place, they sometimes just take an old name and make it "New". Can you guess what names have been reused in the United States?
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illiniman14
Sep 28 10
3363 plays
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match quiz  Same Name: Cities and Towns in both the US and UK cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 19 17

Many US cities and towns were named for older cities and towns in the UK - you can take a Brit from his home, but you can't take his love for his home away. Match the name with the short descriptions of the US and UK locations.
Average
SixShutouts66 gold member
Jun 19 17
510 plays
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trivia quiz  So Good They Named It Twice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Julia103, Sep 21 09

Many places around the world have double-barrelled names. Can you locate them without developing double vision?
Average
Julia103 gold member
Sep 21 09
3498 plays
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trivia quiz  Why Is it So? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 14 10

Ever wondered where certain places got their names from or what those names meant? Trace the origins of the names belonging to a few famous cities from around the world.
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Sep 14 10
3345 plays
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trivia quiz  Theme Week at the Nations Naming Committee cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, lorance79, Dec 19 13

As every parent knows, naming someone is a big responsibility. How much bigger then is the task of naming an entire nation? Luckily when the Nations Naming Committee finds a good theme it can crank out several new country names in one sitting.
Tough
lorance79
Dec 19 13
474 plays
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trivia quiz  Do You Know Your Funny English Town Names? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Huw27, Aug 07 09

For those who have traveled a bit around the English countryside, your flabber may not be that gasted by some of these place names. For others seeing them for the first time--they're all real, honestly!
Average
Huw27
Aug 07 09
1548 plays
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match quiz  Going South cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 21 19

Sing a song of the south while visiting these 'south' named places across the world.
Very Easy
zorba_scank gold member
Apr 21 19
459 plays
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trivia quiz  Europe by the Europeans cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Midget40, Jan 02 09

Most of us could name all ten of these European countries in English with no problems but how well do you know what they would call their own countries? All choices are correct names in different languages.
Average
Midget40 gold member
Jan 02 09
4644 plays
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trivia quiz  Livingstone, I Presume cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Jan 12 18

David Livingstone may have spent a large portion of his life in Zambia and Central Africa, but his travels and legacy are known the world over. Here are just ten of the places sharing his name. Good luck!
Average
kyleisalive editor
Jan 12 18
156 plays
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trivia quiz  Aber - Not Just a Swedish Pop Group! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, huw27, Nov 22 08

"Aber" is a prefix to many place names in Wales - and other places in Europe and beyond! I hope you enjoy having a brief look at a few of these "Abers" from around the world.
Average
huw27
Nov 22 08
867 plays
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trivia quiz  What's In a Name? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 16 15

This quiz explores the fascinating topic of the origin and meaning of the names of some important world cities.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Aug 16 15
1227 plays
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trivia quiz  Biblical Origins of American Place-Names cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, janetgool, Mar 16 07

The American pioneers were avid Bible readers and often drew inspiration from the Bible when naming places in the New World. This quiz will match Biblical places with their American namesakes. All references are from the Jewish Tanach (Old Testament).
Difficult
janetgool
Mar 16 07
2613 plays
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match quiz  Blue Bayou and Other Colourful Locales cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, George95, Jun 16 16

The world sure is a colourful place; can you match the places I describe with the colour in their name? Note that the colours occupy just a part of the names in question, not them entirely.
Very Easy
George95 gold member
Jun 16 16
774 plays
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match quiz  New Destinations cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 15 18

All of these places have the word 'new' in their names. Can you match them with the correct descriptions?
Very Easy
zorba_scank gold member
May 15 18
654 plays
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trivia quiz  Strange and Unusual Place Names cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 04 10

A chain game on the team message board led the Indian Gang to discover places with interesting names. Come and take a trip with us across the globe.
Tough
zorba_scank gold member
Mar 04 10
936 plays
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match quiz  Pass On Your Name and Earn Lasting Fame 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jul 03 18

Hundreds of cities and towns around the world are named after people who are often remembered because of the places that bear their name. Here's just a few of them for you to explore.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Jul 03 18
354 plays
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trivia quiz  Cities, Towns, and Village Sobriquets 5 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Oct 11 10

Communities try to promote their economy by having a nickname or sobriquet. Here are a number of nicknames that you need to attach to a city, town, or village.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
Oct 11 10
858 plays
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match quiz  That's My Nickname! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 21 16

Many major cities of the world have nicknames based on their history, geography and culture. Can you pair these up correctly?
Average
zorba_scank gold member
Mar 21 16
819 plays
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trivia quiz  Alphabetical Australian Place Name Origins 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, barrywlj, Jul 22 09

Australia is a relatively young country (by European standards). Following is an A-Z selection of Australian place names. What are their origins?
Average
barrywlj
Jul 22 09
858 plays
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trivia quiz  Silly/Funny Worldwide City/Place Names 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, paulmallon, Jan 25 14

You're from where?! Seriously, these ten cities will have you scratching your head when you try to imagine what the folks who named them were thinking when they stuck them with their monikers. Don't expect to guess too many, just have fun.
Average
paulmallon gold member
Jan 25 14
1095 plays
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trivia quiz  It's a Satanic Planet II 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Toneman52, Aug 06 12

Here is another Satanic Planet quiz. The original quiz used variations of Satan's name. This quiz uses only the word devil or a variant of the word devil to describe the geographic feature. Remember, the devil is in the details.
Average
Toneman52
Aug 06 12
528 plays
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trivia quiz  Five-Letter Place Names 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 01 16

All of your choices in this geography quiz have five letters in their names. I hope there are some places you may not have heard of before. Have fun!
Average
shvdotr gold member
Mar 01 16
483 plays
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trivia quiz  'Grand' Geography Names 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 05 04

Each of these geographic place names includes the word 'Grand' (or its variations 'Gran' and 'Grande'). I wish you luck on this adventure!
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 05 04
3231 plays
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match quiz  Four Letter Place 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, apathy100, May 01 17

Here are ten places/nations in the world that only have four letters in their names. Can you connect the info to the place it represents?
Easy
apathy100 gold member
May 01 17
1047 plays
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trivia quiz  Eating Places 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, Ikabud, Nov 06 01

The answers refer to place names that are also foods. or foods that are also places. Good Luck.
Average
Ikabud
Nov 06 01
9750 plays
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trivia quiz  Oh No! I'm Lost 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, George95, Sep 25 13

Don't worry! You aren't seeing double. Here are world cities that share the same name.
Average
George95 gold member
Sep 25 13
2163 plays
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