How Well Do You Know the World? Answers.

Here are the answers to our quiz that was posted on September 23, 2010 in the Potpourri section.

KLM Airbus 330-200, Photo by KLM


1. What is the world's oldest continuously operating airline?

KLM, founded in 1919

(photo by KLM, Airbus 330-200)

2. How tall is the Eiffel Tower?

984 feet


3. In Europe, the most mountains can be found in...



4. What is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world?

Damascus, Settled circa 8,000 B.C.

Photo by Pekka Poutsalo

5. Which country has the most number of islands?

Finland, 179,584

(photo by Pekka Poutsalo)



6. Which tourists spend the most money when traveling?



7. In what country are you not expected to tip?

All of the above (Japan, Australia, Korea)



8. Where is Mole National Park?



9. If you travel down the Amazon, which of these countries do you NOT pass through?



10. Which state in the United States has the oldest amusement park?

Connecticut, Lake Compounce opened in 1846



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