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1 Quizmaster : Simon Bunn The hugely popular and much anticipated… SWAN QUIZ 1

2 Two Rounds of Questions Overall Prizes for top total scores Bonus questions with spot prizes Bonus round rules: – All questions require a number as the answer – Team submits their answer to Quizmaster – Closest answer wins – Google search results used, no alternative answers accepted 2

3 Picture Round 3

4 Round 1 : Question 1 Where is this? 4

5 Round 1 : Question 2 Name this lake Hints : it is the oldest, the deepest and has the greatest volume in the world 5

6 Round 1 : Question 3 Where is this? 6

7 Round 1 : Question 4 Name this capital city 7

8 Round 1 : Question 5 Name this river 8

9 Bonus Question From source to sea, how long is the Nile in kilometres? 9

10 Round 1 : Question 6 Name this famous building 10

11 Round 1 : Question 7 Known for its palace, gardens and fountains name this famous French landmark 11

12 Round 1 : Question 8 Also known for its statues, fountains and the National Gallery where is this? 12

13 Round 1 : Question 9 Name this southern hemisphere city? 13 Hint: does that mountain in the back look like a table top?

14 Round 1 : Question 10 Where is this famous Indian holiday area? 14 Hint: Led Zepplin wrote a famous song with its name as the title

15 Answers : Round 1 15

16 Round 1 : Question 1 Where is this? 16 Antarctica

17 Round 1 : Question 2 Name this lake 17 Lake Baikal in Russia

18 Round 1 : Question 3 Where is this? 18 The Dead Sea

19 Round 1 : Question 4 Name this capital city 19 Copenhagen

20 Round 1 : Question 5 Name this river 20 The Nile

21 Bonus Question Answer The Nile is 6,650 km long 21 From source to sea, how long is the Nile in kilometres?

22 Round 1 : Question 6 22 The Taj Mahal

23 Round 1 : Question 7 23 Versailles Palace near Paris

24 Round 1 : Question 8 Also known for its fountains where is this? 24 Trafalgar Square in London

25 Round 1 : Question 9 Name this southern hemisphere city? 25 Capetown in South Africa

26 Round 1 : Question Kashmir in India

27 Round Two 27

28 BONUS QUESTION In round one we saw Lake Baikal in Russia. What percentage of the world’s fresh UNFROZEN water is contained in the lake 28

29 Round 2: Question 1 Can Swans fly long distances? 29

30 Round 2 : Question 2 Where and when did the first municipal water filtration works open? 1.Milwaukee, USA in Paisley, Scotland in Pompeii, Roman Empire about 80 AD 4.Springfield, USA, in 1982 supervisor Homer Simpson 30

31 Round 2 : Question 3 According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a hamburger? BONUS ROUND How much water to make a steak?

32 Round 2 : Question 4 The amount of water that flows over the Niagara Falls in one second is 750,000 gallons. How long does it take the average American family to use the same amount of water? year years 3.15 years 4.25 years

33 Round 2 : Question 5 We all know a litre of water weighs 1 KG but what does a US gallon of water weigh in imperial pounds (lbs)? lbs lbs lbs lbs 33

34 Round 2 : Question 6 According to the USGS at 1 drip per second, how many litres would a faucet leak per year? 1.11,300 litres per year. 2.24,000 litres per year 3.31,000 litres per year 4.None if measured in North Korea as all leaks are banned by Kim Jung Il 34

35 Round 2 : Question 7 (THMs) are a by-product of chlorine disinfection. But what does THM stand for? 1.Terrible Hairy Mothers 2.Trihalomethanes 3.Tri Hydro Monophenyol 4.Tertiary Hydrogen Molecules 35

36 Round 2 : Question 8 What is water intoxication? 1.An excuse that is not going to work with a police officer 2. The real reason you get drunk, alcohol has nothing to do with it 3.Water dilutes the sodium level in the bloodstream and causes an imbalance of water in the brain 36

37 Round 2 : Question 9 Sort these cities by population, they are the four largest in Western Europe 1.Berlin 2.Madrid 3.Rome 4.London 1 point for each correct position 37

38 Round 2 : Question 10 Last Question! True or false: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the lakes and rivers on the planet combined? 38

39 Round Two Answers 39

40 BONUS QUESTION In round one we saw Lake Baikal in Russia. What percentage of the world’s fresh UNFROZEN water is contained in the lake 40 20%

41 Round 2: Question 1 41 Yes, up to 2000 km in a single flight, they fly at night at heights of up to 10,000 m and at 50 km/h

42 Round 2 : Question 2 Where and when did the first municipal water filtration works open? 1.Milwaukee, USA in Paisley, Scotland in Pompeii, Roman Empire about 80 AD 4.Springfield, USA, in 1982 supervisor Homer Simpson 42 Paisley, Scotland

43 Round 2 : Question 3 According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a hamburger? Answer : 2393

44 Round 2 : Bonus Question According to the European Commission how many litres of water does it take to make a steak? 44 Answer : 15,415

45 Round 2 : Question 4 The amount of water that flows over the Niagara Falls in one second is 750,000 gallons. How long does it take the average American family to use the same amount of water? year years 3.15 years 4.25 years Answer : 7.5 years

46 Round 2 : Question 5 We all know a litre of water weighs 1 KG but what does a US gallon of water weigh in imperial pounds (lbs)? lbs lbs lbs lbs lbs

47 Round 2 : Question 6 According to the USGS at 1 drip per second, how many litres would a faucet leak per year? 1.11,300 litres per year. 2.24,000 litres per year 3.31,000 litres per year 4.None if measured in North Korea as all leaks are banned by Kim Jung Il 47 Answer : 11,300

48 Round 2 : Question 7 (THMs) are a by-product of chlorine disinfection. But what does THM stand for? 1.Terrible Hairy Mothers 2.Trihalomethanes 3.Tri Hydro Monophenyol 4.Tertiary Hydrogen Molecules 48 Answer : Trihalomethanes

49 Round 2 : Question 8 What is water intoxication? 1.An excuse that is not going to work with a police officer 2. The real reason you get drunk, alcohol has nothing to do with it 3.Water dilutes the sodium level in the bloodstream and causes an imbalance of water in the brain 49 Number 3: sodium imbalance

50 Round 2 : Question 9 Sort these cities by population, they are the four largest in Western Europe 1.Berlin 2.Madrid 3.Rome 4.London 50 London Berlin Madrid Rome Paris is No. 5

51 Round 2 : Question 10 Last Question! True or false: There is more fresh water in the atmosphere than in all of the lakes and rivers on the planet combined? 51 True

52 Thank You 52


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