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Something New - The Question Game #243128
12/23/2020 10:35 AM
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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.
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Question #1

Name the countries in on the continent of Europe that drive on the left side of the road?

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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??


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Zero

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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


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OK, I get confused, is the country the United Kingdom then?


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Carol - You got the first one smile


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UK
Ireland
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Sleepychef is correct!

Question #2 is all yours


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


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where is the worlds 3rd highest waterfall ?

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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


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


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


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Angel Falls?


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


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right country and the name is ridiculous so Mattenbachfalle forget about ityou are up ndfaninnc

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ndfan--Ha. Shows you what I know!! laugh


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


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Chesapeake Bay tunnel and bridge?

it is 20 + miles long


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what type of bridge? causeway?

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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


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Lake Pontchartrain Bridge?

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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.

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I think XRay is correct as a.single bridge crossing a body of water.


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Sorry for the delay. Customer Christmas dinner. No Tom. Not Chesapeake Bay.


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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!


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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.

Re: Something New - The Question Game [Re: TomB] #243204
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Name at least 3 of the 4 countries in the world that have "coastal dune lakes".

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What the heck is a 'coastal dune lake'??? Never heard of it..


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Me neither, I guess that is why we play.

I will go US and Mexico. Total guess.

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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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Australia?


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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.

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Only Disney movie name that I can think of for this might be Madagascar.


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

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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


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going to guess Antartica but where on there i have no idea

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Yes, it's on Antartica. Regardless of where, Merry Christmas all!


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Agreed, Merry Christmas all!!! Here's to a better 2021!!!


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