What on Earth?

Lonely Planet (UK) - - Travel Quiz -

1

Which Brazil­ian mar­tial art also in­cludes el­e­ments of dance and mu­sic?

2

In which Euro­pean cap­i­tal can you see this mon­u­ment to the coun­try’s ex­plor­ers?

3

It’s 50 years since the death of China’s last em­peror – the sub­ject of an Os­car-win­ning film. Which Bei­jing land­mark was his home?

4

Which two in­de­pen­dent states, both be­gin­ning with an M, are the world’s most and least densely pop­u­lated coun­tries?

5

Which present US state has a hol­i­day on 18 Oc­to­ber to mark the date it was pur­chased from Rus­sia ex­actly 150 years ago?

6

The ‘Mer­lion’ is a sym­bol of which South­east Asian is­land city-state?

7

Pied­mont in north­west­ern Italy of­fers an au­tumn bo­nanza for truf­fle hunters. Which is the re­gion’s largest city?

8

Mount Kosciuszko – named after a Pol­ish rev­o­lu­tion­ary who died 200 years ago this Oc­to­ber – is the high­est point of which oth­er­wise snow-poor coun­try?

9

The har­vest fes­ti­val of Tbil­isoba in late Oc­to­ber also cel­e­brates the found­ing of the city of Tbil­isi. Of which coun­try is it the cap­i­tal?

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