Okay, it’s week 2 of travel trivia. This week, I’m focusing on my current residence: Thailand. A few changes in format. To ensure the posts work in RSS feeds and e-mails, I’ve written the questions out below. If you want to play the game, see the correct answers and read the facts behind the answers, you’ll need to click through to play the full game HERE.
If you don’t, then I’ll share the answers from this week in next week’s post. Got it?
Yeah, I know it’s still a bit confusing, so don’t be surprised if it changes again before too long.
- Bangkok is commonly referred to as Krung Thep by the Thai people. What does Krung Thep mean?
- City of Love
- City by the River
- City of Angels
- Capital City
- The Big Easy
- Loi Krathong
- Nakhon Pathom
- Doi Suthep
- Phat Kraphao
- Jim Thompson
- Richard Noone
- Julius Rosenberg
- Sterling Archer
- Felix Leiter
- United States
If you want to play the game and get the answers, you can follow this link to the full quiz page.
And, for those of you who received the questions last week but didn’t play the full game to get the answers, here you go:
Last week’s answers: Rio
- In what year was Cristo Redentor completed?
- 1931, although the suggestion for a statue on that site dates all the way back to the 1850s.
- French. Paul Landowski’s other work can be seen throughout Paris and a museum featuring over 100 of his pieces is located in the Parisian suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt.
- Garota de Ipanema. The song has been used in many films and television programs. You can hear a clip of the 1964 hit here: http://youtu.be/UJkxFhFRFDA
- Maracanã. It’s currently closed for renovations in preparation for the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 2014 World Cup, the 2015 Copa America and the 2016 Summer Olympics and planned to re-open in early 2013.
- Rod Stewart. A staggering 3.5 million attendees were at the New Year celebration and concert. But at Copacabana, shouldn’t it really have been Barry Manilow?