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Something New - The Question Game

Posted By: TomB

Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 02:35 PM

For those who have run out pictures, here is another game to stretch the old traveling brain.
Just like the picture game… Google knows all answers so please try to avoid the temptation. Hints will be given if needed and after 18 hours in there are no correct answer the game is opened to web searches.
Pictures may be used as part of the question if you so desire.
The question can be about anywhere in the world.
The person who gets the question correct in its entirety will post the next question.
Good Luck

Question #1

Name the countries in on the continent of Europe that drive on the left side of the road?
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 02:57 PM

Tom--Can you tell us how many correct answers there are?

England drives on the left hand side, but they are not on the continent of Europe??
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 03:12 PM

Zero
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 03:17 PM

Love it Carol! The lawyer lives! I will drop the word continent and just say Europe.
Of which the UN identifies 44 countries in Europe - Now the twist...
England is not one of the countries.

To answer your question - more than one but less than 10 smile

Sleepychef - 0 would not be correct
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 03:20 PM

OK, I get confused, is the country the United Kingdom then?
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 03:21 PM

Carol - You got the first one smile
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 03:21 PM

UK
Ireland
Malta
Cyprus
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:04 PM

Sleepychef is correct!

Question #2 is all yours
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:18 PM

Ah ha! That's why Sleepychef said zero. They are all islands. There's more than one lawyer in the house, apparently! grin
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:25 PM

where is the worlds 3rd highest waterfall ?
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:30 PM

Originally Posted by Carol_Hill
Ah ha! That's why Sleepychef said zero. They are all islands. There's more than one lawyer in the house, apparently! grin


Madam Counselor... being an island does not preclude you being a country... Or even an continent smile wink
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:31 PM

I am going to guess it is south of the equator... would I be correct?
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:44 PM

Tom--but is an ISLAND located on a CONTINENT, unless it is it's own continent?? I think not.
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 04:47 PM

Angel Falls?
Posted By: ndfaninnc

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 05:31 PM

Carol, I believe Angel Falls is THE tallest in the world. For third tallest I will guess Switzerland. But I cannot remember the name.
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 05:39 PM

right country and the name is ridiculous so Mattenbachfalle forget about ityou are up ndfaninnc
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 05:40 PM

response deleted
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 05:46 PM

ndfan--Ha. Shows you what I know!! laugh
Posted By: ndfaninnc

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 07:30 PM

Okay, we know most of the world's longest bridges are in China. Which is the longest in the United States?
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 07:42 PM

Chesapeake Bay tunnel and bridge?

it is 20 + miles long
Posted By: BEERMAN

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 07:53 PM

what type of bridge? causeway?
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 08:15 PM

Originally Posted by TomB
Chesapeake Bay tunnel and bridge?

it is 20 + miles long

Since it is technically two tunnels and three bridges I don't know for sure if it qualifies as the longest 'bridge'. I think there might be one longer. Of course i could be wrong. jester
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 08:56 PM

Lake Pontchartrain Bridge?
Posted By: DanS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 09:30 PM

I think the longest suspension span in the U.S. is still the Verrazzano, but I'm not sure if that's what you're asking.

Dan cheers
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/23/2020 09:46 PM

I think XRay is correct as a.single bridge crossing a body of water.
Posted By: ndfaninnc

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 03:40 AM

Sorry for the delay. Customer Christmas dinner. No Tom. Not Chesapeake Bay.
Posted By: ndfaninnc

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 09:46 AM

Sorry everyone. I answered last night from my phone. I missed Adrian’s response and he is correct. Lake Pontchartrain Causeway is correct. You are up sir!
Posted By: Jeannius

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 10:16 AM

Originally Posted by TomB
Love it Carol! The lawyer lives! I will drop the word continent and just say Europe.
Of which the UN identifies 44 countries in Europe - Now the twist...
England is not one of the countries.
Missed this originally. Tom, you were right first time. The UK is part of the continent of Europe as the continental shelf of Europe extends to the west of Ireland and the north of Scotland.
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 02:05 PM

Name at least 3 of the 4 countries in the world that have "coastal dune lakes".
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 02:06 PM

What the heck is a 'coastal dune lake'??? Never heard of it..
Posted By: EllenS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 03:45 PM

Me neither, I guess that is why we play.

I will go US and Mexico. Total guess.
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 04:44 PM

Coastal dune lakes intermittently open and close along coastal regions. They are actually very rare, but I do live by one, so the US is correct. Florida and Oregon are the 2 states in the US. I thought this might be a tough one. We need 2 more countries.

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Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 05:16 PM

Australia?
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 05:28 PM

Originally Posted by Fran
Australia?

Fran, yes. Now we have the US and Australia. One more to go to get 3 out of four. One is the name of a Disney movie.
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 06:09 PM

Only Disney movie name that I can think of for this might be Madagascar.
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 06:36 PM

Fran is correct! US, Australia, Madagascar and New Zealand. Fran, you are up!
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 06:46 PM

Ok, Since we're now officially in winter here in the northern hemisphere, where on earth was the coldest temperature ever recorded (at ground level)? Be specific. Extra credit if you know how cold it was. jester
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/24/2020 09:06 PM

going to guess Antartica but where on there i have no idea
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 01:00 AM

Yes, it's on Antartica. Regardless of where, Merry Christmas all!
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 01:22 AM

Agreed, Merry Christmas all!!! Here's to a better 2021!!!
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 02:17 AM

Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night.

7 courses of seafood
7 wines to accompany
Christmas Eve dinner was amazing!
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 03:07 AM

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!!!
Posted By: EllenS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 03:21 AM

Merry Christmas!
Posted By: Jeannius

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 08:49 AM

Happy Christmas to all.
Posted By: ndfaninnc

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 02:42 PM

Merry Christmas everyone!!
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 10:23 PM

Merry Christmas everyone!

Why is there 18 holes in a round of golf and where was it decided upon?
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/25/2020 10:37 PM

because 17 does not divide evenly by two and everyone knows the 19th hole is the bar. smile
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 12:32 AM

By the way, the answer to my question was Vostok Station and the temp was -128.6F or -89.2C
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:29 AM

St. Andrews?
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 11:53 AM

Yes xrayman67 it was St Andrews and its 18 holes as they changed short holes, but I prefer that they decided 18 as thats how many nips they get out a bottle of whisky.
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 03:08 PM

Originally Posted by sleepychef
Yes xrayman67 it was St Andrews and its 18 holes as they changed short holes, but I prefer that they decided 18 as thats how many nips they get out a bottle of whisky.

Sleepychef, I like your way of thinking! LOL.

What country has the most time zones?
Posted By: Fred

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 03:24 PM

Russia?
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 03:38 PM

This is one of the great geography trivia questions

I think the answer is France... smile Got to love all their territories
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 03:43 PM

Tom, you're correct. France has 12 time zones.
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 04:09 PM

Let us stick with Geography… No map peaking!
How well do you know the United States?

Name the most Northern State:
Name the most Southern State:
Name the most Western State:
Name the most Eastern State:
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 04:14 PM

Alaska, Florida, Hawaii, Maine
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 04:23 PM

xrayman... you only got one right frown
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 04:40 PM

USVI, Alaska,
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 04:42 PM

USVI is not a State - Sorry Sleepychef
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:02 PM

OK, Alaska has to be right, so obviously the others are wrong. Wait, Hawaii has to be right! OK, I think it's a matter of definitions. When you say "most southern", does that mean the northern border of the state is the furthest south?? Regardless, Hawaii has to be right.
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:03 PM

sleepychef--again, Guam is not a state
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:14 PM

Just need to identify to fill in the blank

Name the most Northern State:_______________
Name the most Southern State:______________
Name the most Western State: ______________
Name the most Eastern State: _______________

Alaska and Hawaii have place on the list above
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:27 PM



I'm thinking the most northern would be Alaska. I think that may also be the answer for the most western (Aleutian Islands). The most southern could be Hawaii and the most eastern Maine.
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:33 PM

Fran

You have 3 out of the 4 correct...
Now...Which one is wrong
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:49 PM

Hmmmm, Fl or NC might be the most eastern due to the orientation of the US on the earth? Of course I could be completely screwed up. jester
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 05:56 PM

North: Alaska
South: Hawaii
East: Maine
West: Alaska
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 06:07 PM

North: Alaska
South: Hawaii
East: Maine
West: Alaska

Green = good
Red = bad
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 06:57 PM

Figured it out and thats crafty!!!
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 07:04 PM

How in the world could Alaska be west of Hawaii? East, I'm going to guess North Carolina.
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 07:09 PM

Carol - in fact Alaska in further west of Hawaii

And in fact the correct state has a longitude of 179°46'E making it the most eastern state
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 07:23 PM

OHHH, tricky. What's west is east, hemispherically.
Posted By: Carol_Hill

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 07:59 PM

Huh? OK. Will wait for the correct answer.
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 08:12 PM

Well, Longitude starts at the prime meridian, or zero degrees longitude (Greenwich England) and I believe adds one degree as you head east from there so 179+ would be halfway around the globe, therefore, some part of the western US is actually in the eastern hemisphere. The westernmost state could be also the easternmost.
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 08:29 PM

FRAN
name the state and you win!
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 09:16 PM

Can only be one place, one of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. Busy right now but if someone else has a question before I get back to this please feel free to go ahead.
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 09:25 PM


North: Alaska
South: Hawaii
East: Alaska
West: Alaska

yep a few islands are in the eastern hemisphere

open game for anyone
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/26/2020 10:08 PM

OK, I'm back.

Which mountain range in Africa has the same name as a town in South Wales?
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/27/2020 08:28 PM

OK, not even a guess so I pass. Someone else come up with something. By the way, the answer is Aberdare
Posted By: DanS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/27/2020 10:44 PM

Originally Posted by Fran
OK, not even a guess so I pass. Someone else come up with something. By the way, the answer is Aberdare

I'll chime in.

How many states are there in Mexico?

Bonus question: How many of them can you name? (I can typically come up with a little more than half of them.) Please don't put your list here, just the number.

Dan cheers
Posted By: DanS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/29/2020 05:04 AM

Looks like a hint is needed. OK, add the number of people who have walked on the moon to the number of nervous breakdowns in the Rolling Stones song.

Dan cheers
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/29/2020 10:41 AM

Dan, There doesn't seem to be a lot of interest in this game. No guesses on my question either.
Posted By: xrayman67

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/29/2020 01:16 PM

I'll guess 15.
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/29/2020 04:02 PM

32
Posted By: DanS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/29/2020 08:01 PM

Judges, can we accept 32? OK, although that would include Mexico City, which is a federal district (like Washington DC), not a state.

You're up sleepychef.
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 03:41 PM

lol that was just a random guess!

Where is the hottest place on earth?
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 03:44 PM

Hottest recorded temp or hottest on average? Hottest recorded at ground level was in Death Valley although there is an ongoing dispute about how the temp was determined so...
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 05:30 PM

not Death Valley. and not air temp this place is routinely the hottest place on earth
Posted By: DanS

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 09:20 PM

I'm going with the caldera of an erupting volcano.
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 10:18 PM

pmsl I did think about that answer but its a desert somewhere
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 10:22 PM

So we are talking air temps?
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/30/2020 11:23 PM

no temp on earth
Posted By: Fran

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/31/2020 01:00 AM

OK, I'm totally confused. It's consistently the hottest place on earth but no temp on earth. How can that be? Either it's on earth or it's not. If it's in a desert, even below it, then it's still on earth. Even the core of the planet is still on earth. Below the surface but still on earth, therefore the temp would still be on earth. Yup, very confused. I suspect this may be a case of semantics.
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/31/2020 02:36 AM

The hottest place on earth is the Lut Desert in Iran at around 70 degrees as measured by NASA
Posted By: jphart

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/31/2020 12:42 PM

Celsius or Fahrenheit? circle
Posted By: sleepychef

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 12/31/2020 05:26 PM

its 2020 so who really knows!
Posted By: TomB

Re: Something New - The Question Game - 01/02/2021 11:47 PM

Maybe we are.... over thinking....
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