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2 Welcome to WorldQuest! Footer Text General Mills Team Honey Nuts General Mills Team 2 Consulate General of Canada Ecolab Even a Stopped Clock is Right Twice a Day The Eagle and the Hawk Foundation Global Link Institute for Global Studies Team 1 Institute for Global Studies Team 2 Team Door Prizes Wells Fargo Global Strike Force Spoken Impact Horton Holding Medtronic Ecolab Dodo’s First Flight Ecolab Trivia Misfits World Without Genocide Team 1 World Without Genocide Team 2 Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS United Nations Association of MN Blue Hats Somali Minnesotans Canadianimals Fredrikson & Byron Strong Hearts of Boston Scientific Global Gophers Advocates for Human Rights U of MN International Students Target No U.S. Royalists Allowed Alliance Francaise The Jetsetters Lindquist & Vennum CEHD University of St Thomas MBA Ernst & Young Globetrotters Friends of MIC Team 1 Friends of MIC Team 2

3 Presented by Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

4 Sponsored by GENERAL MILLS Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

5 Prize Sponsors Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater Everest on Grand Firelake Grill House & Cocktail Bar Guthrie Theater Italian Cultural Center of MN Landmark Theaters Marquette Hotel Midtown Global Market Minnesota Arboretum Museum of Russian Art Minnesota Zoo Paradise Charter Cruises & the Minneapolis Queen Peace Coffee Pizza Luce Seward Radisson Plaza Hotel Seward Co-op Grocery & Deli Three Rivers Park District Walker Art Center Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

6 Round 1: Flags and Capitals Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

7 1. What is the capital of Mongolia? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Uliastai B. Ulaanbaatar C. Irkutsk D. Darkhan

8 2. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Brazil B. Vanuatu C. Guyana D. South Africa

9 3. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Austria B. Peru C. Latvia D. Malta

10 4. What is the capital of Australia? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Sydney B. Melbourne C. Canberra D. Brisbane

11 5. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Qatar B. Bahrain C. Armenia D. Jordan

12 6. What is the capital of Montenegro? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A.Budva B.Podgorica C. Nikšić D. Bijelo Polje

13 7. What country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A.Lithuania B.Latvia C.Ukraine D. Kazakhstan

14 8. Which of these capital cities will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Brasilia B. London C. Madrid D. Moscow

15 9. Which of these countries’ flags do NOT use the color green? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Togo B. Cape Verde C. Kenya D. Zambia

16 10. Which of these capitals is the most populous in the West Indies? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Santo Domingo B. Port-au-Prince C. Havana D. San Juan

17 BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 1. Bhutan 2. Mexico 3. Dominica 4. Sri Lanka 5. Kirabati

18 That’s the end of Round 1! Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Please turn in your answer sheets.

19 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

20 1. What is the capital of Mongolia? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/geos/mg.html B. Ulaanbaatar

21 2. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/gy.html C. Guyana

22 3. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/au.html A. Austria

23 4. What is the capital of Australia? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/as.html C. Canberra

24 5. Which country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/geos/qa.html A. Qatar

25 6. What is the capital of Montenegro? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/mj.html B. Podgorica

26 7. What country does this flag represent? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results C. Ukraine

27 8. Which of these capital cities will host the 2018 FIFA World Cup? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results D. Moscow

28 9. Which of these countries’ flags do NOT use the color green? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/geos/cv.html B. Cape Verde

29 10. Which of these capitals is the most populous in the West Indies? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results /Santo-Domingo A. Santo Domingo

30 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/bt.html BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. 1. Bhutan = Dragon

31 Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/mx.html BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. 2. Mexico = Eagle

32 Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/do.html BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. 3. Dominica = Parrot

33 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/ce.html BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. 4. Sri Lanka = Lion

34 BONUS Each of these countries’ flags includes the image of an animal. Name the animal depicted on each flag. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/kr.html 5. Kiribati = Crane/Bird

35 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Round 2: World Geography

36 1. Known as the Islas Malvinas in Spanish, these islands are the subject of a territorial dispute between: Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Ecuador and Peru B. Argentina and the United Kingdom C. Ecuador and Spain D. Chile and France

37 2. Name the highlighted country. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Gabon B. Cameroon C. Nigeria D. Central African Republic

38 3. The nation of Nepal claims 8 of 10 tallest mountains in the world. Which of these peaks does not lie within the country’s borders? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Kangchenjunga B. Dhaulagiri C. Nanga Parbat D. Cho Oyu

39 4. The ___________ river runs through the Serbian capital city of Belgrade. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Thames B. Danube C. Seine D. Rhone

40 5. Duluth is the sister city of which of the following Canadian cities? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Winnipeg, Manitoba B. Fort Frances, Ontario C. Sprague, Manitoba D. Thunder Bay, Ontario

41 6. The Black Sea does NOT border which of the following countries? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Georgia B. Turkey C. Russia D. Macedonia

42 7. The Peace Tower is an important monument located in which Canadian city? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Ottawa B. Quebec City C. Toronto D. Vancouver

43 8. The Amazon rainforest has territory in ______ different countries. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. 3 B. 9 C. 6 D. 7

44 9. 9. The historic and oil-rich city of _________, contested for the land and its resources, lies on the banks of the Khasa River and is home to Kurds, Turkomen, and Arabs. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Basra B. Kirkuk C. Baghdad D. Najaf

45 10. ________ is the world’s southern-most capital city. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Santiago, Chile B. Buenos Aires, Argentina C. Wellington, Australia D. Pretoria, South Africa

46 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results BONUS Identify the 13 Canadian Provinces and Territories.

47 That’s the end of Round 2! Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Please turn in your answer sheets.

48 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

49 1. Known as the Malvinas in Argentina, the _____________ Islands are the subject of a territorial dispute between Argentina and the United Kingdom. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results B. Argentina and the United Kingdom

50 2. Name the highlighted country. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/cm.html B. Cameroon

51 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/geos/np.html 3. The nation of Nepal claims 8 of 10 tallest mountains in the world. Which of these peaks does not lie within the country’s borders? C. Nanga Parbat (Pakistan)

52 4. The ___________ river runs through the Serbian capital city of Belgrade. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results B. Danube

53 5. Duluth is the sister city of which of the following Canadian cities? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results der-bay-canada D. Thunder Bay, Ontario

54 6. The Black Sea does NOT border which of the following countries? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results D. Macedonia

55 7. The Peace Tower is an important monument located in which Canadian city? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Memorial/Memorial-e.asp A. Ottawa

56 8. The Amazon rainforest has territory in ______ different countries. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results B. 9

57 9. 9. The historic and oil-rich city of _________, contested for the land and its resources, lies on the banks of the Khasa River and is home to Kurds, Turkomen, and Arabs. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results B. Kirkuk

58 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/geos/as.html 10. ________ is the world’s southern-most capital city. C. Wellington, Australia

59 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Yukon 2. Northwest Territories 3. Nunavut 4. British Columbia 5. Alberta 6. Saskatchewan 7. Manitoba 8. Ontario 9. Quebec 10. Newfoundland & Labrador 11. New Brunswick 12. Nova Scotia 13. Prince Edward Island BONUS Identify the 13 Canadian Provinces and Territories.

60 Standings Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

61 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Round 3: People in the News

62 1. The all female punk group “Pussy Riot” was arrested following their performance protesting Vladimir Putin at which iconic location? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Red Square B. Moscow Metro C. Kremlin Courtyard D. Cathedral of Christ the Savior

63 2. In response to violent acts caused by drug gang members, Mexican poet __________, led well-attended demonstrations throughout Mexico calling for an end to the Drug War. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Javier Sicilia B. José Emilio Pacheco C. Guillermo Arriaga Jordán D. Guillermo del Toro

64 3. _____________ from the Mohawk tribe of Canada was recently canonized by the Catholic Church. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Ots-Toch B. Kateri Tekakwitha C. Kaniehtiio Horn D. Molly Brant

65 4. Macalester College Professor _________ was on the ballot for Somalia’s Presidential Elections in September. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud B. Ahmed Samatar C. Nuruddin Farah D. Abdi Farah Shirdon

66 5. The model for James Bond’s boss M, ___________was the first General-Director of Britain’s MI-5 to be publicly announced upon appointment. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A.Nancy Wake B. Pearl Cornioley C. Odette Sanson D. Stella Rimington

67 6. The founder of the Pakistan Union for Justice, __________, is running for Prime Minister of Pakistan. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Nawaz Sharif B. Asif Ali Zadari C. Imran Khan D. Talat Hussain

68 7. The Parti Quebecois, leading the separatist charge for Quebec, is led by _____, the newly elected Premier of Quebec. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Jean Charest B. Pauline Marois C. Stephan Harper D. Leo Bureau-Blouin

69 8. Considered a revolutionary hero of the Libyan struggle against Italian colonialism in the 1920s, ______________, was invoked as a spiritual leader of the 2011 Libyan Revolution. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Husni Bey B. Mohammed Magarief C. Ali Omar Ermes D. Omar Mukhtar

70 9. Married this summer, Kim Jong-un’s wife, _____________, has been more visible to the North Korean people than any other previous First Ladies. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Hong Su Jong B. Song Jong-Sun C. Kim Song Hui D. Ri Sol-ju

71 10. Brittany Wenger, a 17-year-old high school student from Florida, won this year’s Google’s Science Fair for creating a computer app that could do what? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A.Help diagnose breast cancer B.Conduct energy efficiency diagnostics in homes built prior to 1950 C.Track wayward pets via GPS D.Assess nutritional content of fast food meals.

72 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 3. Spain 4. Italy 5. France6. Denmark 1. Greece 2. Portugal

73 That’s the end of Round 3! Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Please turn in your answer sheets.

74 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

75 1. The all female punk group “Pussy Riot” was arrested following their performance protesting Vladimir Putin at which iconic location? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results D. Cathedral of Christ the Savior

76 2. In response to violent acts caused by drug gang members, Mexican poet __________, led well-attended demonstrations throughout Mexico calling for an end to the Drug War. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Javier Sicilia

77 3. _____________ from the Mohawk tribe of Canada was recently canonized by the Catholic Church. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results pope-canonizes-kateri-tekewitha-and- marianne-cope.html B. Kateri Tekakwitha

78 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 9/politics/professor-president-somalia/ B. Ahmed Samatar 4. Macalester College Professor _________ was on the ballot for Somalia’s Presidential Elections in September.

79 5. The model for James Bond’s boss M, ___________was the first General-Director of Britain’s MI-5 to be publicly announced upon appointment. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results personas-of-stella-rimington/ D. Stella Rimington

80 6. The founder of the Pakistan Union for Justice, __________ is running for Prime Minister of Pakistan. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results eandpower/2012/05/ html C. Imran Khan

81 7. The Parti Quebecois, leading the separatist charge for Quebec, is led by _____, the newly elected Premier of Quebec. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results B. Pauline Marois

82 8. Considered a revolutionary hero of the Libyan struggle against Italian colonialism in the 1920s, ______________, was invoked as a spiritual leader of the 2011 Libyan Revolution. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results D. Omar Mukhtar

83 9. Married this summer, Kim Jong-un’s wife, _____________, has been more visible to the North Korean people than any other previous First Ladies. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 950.html D. Ri Sol-ju

84 10. Brittany Wenger, a 17 year old high school student from Florida, won this year’s Google’s Science Fair for creating a computer app that could help do what? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results y-wenger-google-science-fair-breast- cancer_n_ html A. Help diagnose breast cancer

85 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook 1. Greece Antonis Samaras BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries.

86 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 2. Portugal Pedro Passos Coelho

87 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 3. Spain Mariano Rajoy

88 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 4. Italy Mario Monti

89 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 5. France François Hollande

90 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook BONUS Identify the leaders of these EU member countries. 6. Denmark Helle Thorning-Schmidt

91 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Round 4: Current Events

92 1. For the first time in Olympic history every national team participating in the 2012 Olympic games included a female athlete. For which of these countries was this the first time a female athlete competed? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Cambodia B. Yemen C. Afghanistan D. Brunei

93 2. In October, incumbent Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili’s party lost to the _____________ Party, founded by Bidzina Ivanishvili? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. National Democratic B. United Movement C. Georgian Dream D. Christian Democratic Movement

94 3. Computer security company, Norton, recently reported that approximately ______ million people a year are victims of cybercrime. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. 112 B. 173 C. 229 D. 431

95 4. The new iPhone 5 map software created confusion when it attributed islands in the South China Sea, at the heart of a sovereignty dispute, to what country? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Taiwan B. China C. Japan D. United States

96 Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation, was produced in what country? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Canada B. Israel C. Iran D. Poland

97 6. According to Canadian marine scientist Boris Worm and his colleagues, what percentage of global fish stocks need rebuilding? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. 52% B. 63% C. 71% D. 89%

98 7. This September, labor strikes in platinum mines lead to price swings in the precious metal. These strikes took place in _______, producer of 80% of the world’s platinum. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Zimbabwe B. South Africa C. Australia D. Brazil

99 8. In March, Canadian film-maker James Cameron returned from an expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, an area called the “Challenger Deep,” which is located off the coast of ____________. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Solomon Islands B. Guam C. Marshall Islands D. Fiji

100 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 9. In October, the MacArthur Foundation named this year’s Fellows to receive the surprise MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant. What career field was not among the 23 recipients for A. History B. Music C. Architecture D. Film

101 10. In October, Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier jumping from 24 miles above the earth’s surface in a stunt sponsored by which company? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results A. Monster Energy B. Powerade C. Red Bull D. Ubisoft

102 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results ANTHEM ONE ANTHEM TWO ANTHEM THREE BONUS Identify the country for the anthem listed below.

103 That’s the end of Round 4! Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Please turn in your answer sheets.

104 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

105 1. For the first time in Olympic history every national team participating in the 2012 Olympic games included a female athlete. For which of these countries was this the first time a female athlete competed? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results way/2012/07/12/ /saudi-arabia-will-send-two- women-to-the-olympics D. Brunei

106 2. In October, incumbent Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili’s party lost to the _____________ Party, founded by Bidzina Ivanishvili? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results ion-victory-signals-new-direction-for-georgia C. Georgian Dream

107 3. Computer security company, Norton, recently reported that approximately ______ million people a year are victims of cybercrime. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results D. 431

108 4. The new iPhone 5 map software created confusion when it attributed islands in the South China Sea, at the heart of a sovereignty dispute, to what country? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results /09/chinas-and-japans-diaoyu-senkaku-islands- dispute-the-iphone-5-factor/262750/ C. Japan

109 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation, was produced in what country? the-artist-wins-best-picture-at-the-academy-awards. html?pagewanted=all C. Iran (directed by Asghar Farhadi)

110 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 6. According to Canadian marine scientist Boris Worm and his colleagues, what percentage of global fish stocks need rebuilding? B. 63%

111 7. This September, labor strikes in platinum mines lead to price swings in the precious metal. These strikes took place in _______, producer of 80% of the world’s platinum. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results html B. South Africa

112 8. In March, Canadian film-maker James Cameron returned from an expedition to the deepest point in the ocean, an area called the “Challenger Deep,” which is located off the coast of ____________. Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results diving-deep-dredging-up-titanic B. Guam

113 9. In October, the MacArthur Foundation named this year’s Fellows to receive the surprise MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant. What career field was not among the 23 recipients for Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results acarthur-fellows-named-for-2012.html C. Architecture

114 10. In October, Felix Baumgartner broke the sound barrier jumping from 24 miles above the earth’s surface in a stunt sponsored by which company? Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results way/2012/10/14/ /jumping-from-the-top- of-the-world-skydiver-breaks-sound-barrier C. Red Bull

115 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results 1. Sri Lanka 2. Poland 3. Venezuela BONUS Identify the country for the anthem listed below.

116 Results Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

117 Tie Breaker Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

118 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook 1.January 4 th 2.February 4 th 3.February 17 th 4.March 25 th 5.May 14 th 6.May 24 th 7.September 1 st 8.September 7 th 9.September 16 th 10.September 21 st Tie Breaker Identify the country that celebrates their national independence day on the following dates.

119 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

120 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results CIA World Factbook 1.January 4 th (Burma) 2.February 4 th (Sri Lanka) 3.February 17 th (Kosovo) 4.March 25 th (Greece) 5.May 14 th (Israel) 6.May 24 th (Eritrea) 7.September 1 st (Uzbekistan) 8.September 7 th (Brazil) 9.September 16 th (Mexico or Papua New Guinea) 10.September 21 st (Belize) Tie Breaker Identify the country that celebrates their national independence day on the following dates.

121 Tie Breaker #2 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

122 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Tie Breaker #2 In 2009, researchers at the InfoWar Monitor discovered a major global cyber espionage network, Ghostnet, had infected 1,295 computers in 103 locations. List the 5 countries that had the greatest number of hacked computers in descending order.

123 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

124 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Tie Breaker #2 In 2009, researchers at the InfoWar Monitor discovered a major global cyber espionage network, Ghostnet, had infected 1,295 computers in 103 locations. List the 5 countries that had the greatest number of hacked computers in descending order. 1.Vietnam 2.Taiwan 3.India 4.United States 5.Belgium

125 Tie Breaker #3 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

126 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Tie Breaker #3 List the 7 National Parks located in the Canadian Province of British Columbia.

127 Answers Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results

128 Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results Tie Breaker #3 List the 7 National Parks located in the Canadian Province of British Columbia. 1.Glacier National Park 2.Gulf Islands National Park Reserve 3.Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site 4.Kootenay National Park 5.Mount Revelstoke National Park 6.Pacific Rim National Park Reserve 7.Yoho National Park

129 Thank you for playing WorldQuest! Footer Text Introduction Round 1 Flags and Capitals Round 2 World Geography Round 3 People in the News Round 4 Current Events Results


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