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Where Am I? Trivia Quiz


"Who am I? Where am I?" I know the former; just tell me the latter, based on the questions. Have fun!

A multiple-choice quiz by namastheg. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
namastheg
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
81,859
Updated
May 30 22
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
10 / 15
Plays
6588
Last 3 plays: NETTLES1960 (13/15), Guest 38 (10/15), tiye (13/15).
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Question 1 of 15
1. I am seeing the desert from the top of a 'ziggurat'. Where could I be? Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. I take a quiet and comfortable boat ride on the river Po. Which country am I in?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 3 of 15
3. I am touring the ancient city of Persepolis built by a great Persian Emperor. Where am I? Hint


Question 4 of 15
4. I hire a boat in this Russian city to sight-see the famous Lake Baikal. In which city am I? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. I leave from Corfu in Greece to Malta by ship. Which sea does my ship cruise across? Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. In Leh, I am resting on the banks of a very important river in South Asia. What river could that be?

Answer: (One word (River ___))
Question 7 of 15
7. Overlooking the Bosporus, I am resting in my hotel in the city that was called Constantinople. What is its present name?

Answer: (One word)
Question 8 of 15
8. Which Turkish city is also known as Smyrna? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. I am on a beautiful island in the Nicobar. The Pygmalion Point on this island is the southernmost point of India. What is it called now? Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. From a beautiful pagoda in Mandalay, I overlook this majestic river. Which one is it? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. Which of the these cities is not in the Northern Hemisphere? Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. In the holy land, I come across both ancient buildings and modern skyscrapers. The country's flag has the Star of David in it. Where am I?

Answer: (One Word (Country))
Question 13 of 15
13. My friend Douglas and I are on the second largest island in the Irish Sea, the name of whose capital is also Douglas. Where are we? Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. I have seen the Tienanmen Square and the Three Gorges Dam. Where am I? Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. I am seeing the movie Chicago in the city with the same name. In which state am I? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. I am seeing the desert from the top of a 'ziggurat'. Where could I be?

Answer: Iraq

Ziggurats were built by the ancient Mesopotamian civilization. They are like 'Step Pyramids'. Each city including Babylon had its own god and a towering ziggurat dedicated for that god.
2. I take a quiet and comfortable boat ride on the river Po. Which country am I in?

Answer: Italy

Po is a very important river that drains the northern part of Italy. The city of Turin lies on its banks. The Po flows into the Adriatic Sea.
3. I am touring the ancient city of Persepolis built by a great Persian Emperor. Where am I?

Answer: Iran

Built by the great Persian emperor Darius, the city was destroyed by Alexander's forces. Now Persia is the Islamic Republic of Iran.
4. I hire a boat in this Russian city to sight-see the famous Lake Baikal. In which city am I?

Answer: Irkutsk

Irkutsk is located on the banks of River Angara in South Eastern Russia. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. Some say that the volume of water in this lake is the largest of any lake in the world, excluding the Caspian Sea.
5. I leave from Corfu in Greece to Malta by ship. Which sea does my ship cruise across?

Answer: Ionian Sea

There is a group of Greek islands in this sea called the Ionian Islands.
6. In Leh, I am resting on the banks of a very important river in South Asia. What river could that be?

Answer: Indus

After passing through the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Indus turns south and enters Pakistan. It forms one of the most fertile plains in the world. In Hindi it is known as 'Sindu'. The province of Sind in Pakistan is named after this river.
7. Overlooking the Bosporus, I am resting in my hotel in the city that was called Constantinople. What is its present name?

Answer: Istanbul

Istanbul started as a tiny village known as Byzantium by the Greeks. Emperor Constantine made this strategic place his capital and renamed it Constantinople. The empire came to be known as the Byzantine Empire. The city was captured by the Turks in 1453 AD. In the last century, it was renamed Istanbul.
8. Which Turkish city is also known as Smyrna?

Answer: Izmir

Izmir is situated in western Turkey along its Aegean coast. Iskenderen (also known as Alexandretta) is situated in southern Turkey. The other two names, I just made up!
9. I am on a beautiful island in the Nicobar. The Pygmalion Point on this island is the southernmost point of India. What is it called now?

Answer: Indira Point

Named after Indira Gandhi. The southern most part of Indian mainland is Cape Comorin or Kanyakumari, 'the place situated on three seas'.
10. From a beautiful pagoda in Mandalay, I overlook this majestic river. Which one is it?

Answer: Irrawaddy

This river is famous for the gold dust extractions done on its banks in rural areas of Myanmar. Itambe is a mountain in Brazil whereas the other two, I just made up!
11. Which of the these cities is not in the Northern Hemisphere?

Answer: Inhambane

Ifni is situated along the southern coast of Morocco. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. Inchon is located in South Korea. Inhambane is located near the Tropic of Capricorn in Mozambique
12. In the holy land, I come across both ancient buildings and modern skyscrapers. The country's flag has the Star of David in it. Where am I?

Answer: Israel

Made of only white and blue, the flag of Israel is the only one in the world that has the Star of David in it.
13. My friend Douglas and I are on the second largest island in the Irish Sea, the name of whose capital is also Douglas. Where are we?

Answer: Isle of Man

Isle of Man is a British crown dependency. Isle of Wight is located in the English Channel. Islay is located north of the Irish Sea. The largest island in the Irish Sea is Angelsey.
14. I have seen the Tienanmen Square and the Three Gorges Dam. Where am I?

Answer: China

China is a huge country, with 9,596,960 sq. kms.
15. I am seeing the movie Chicago in the city with the same name. In which state am I?

Answer: Illinois

No need to say about the city or the movie. Very popular!
Source: Author namastheg

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