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The Geographical Quiz – September 2015

  • Written by  Adam Jacot de Boinod
  • Published in Quiz
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1 SMILE PLEASE
The old Czech photographers' phrase was pozor, vyleti ptacek, which literally means 'watch out, a bird will be released/fly out' (from the camera). In Serbia they are asked to say ptica bird. Where is the phrase sig appelsin (say orange) used?
A) Poland
B) Denmark
C) Estonia

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b) DENMARK


 

2 SHOWING RESPECT
In which Asian country, where bowing is an important sign of respect, does eshaku describe a slight bow of about 15o, keirei a full bow of about 30o, and saikeirei a very low bow of over 45o used for expressing deep gratitude or apology?
A) South Korea
B) Vietnam
C) Japan

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C) JAPAN


 

3 ONE MAN's MEAT...
The Ancient Greeks mentioned a food called marilopotes (coal dust) while ampo is the Malay for edible earth. The Finns love a poronkieli (reindeer tongue). But where would you be offered kokorec (roasted sheep's intestines)?
A) Ethiopia
B) Turkey
C) Greece

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B) TURKEY

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