Tuesday Travel Trivia (Week 38)

Every Tuesday here at Gadling, we provide you with some of the most challenging travel-related questions on the entire Interweb. What do we ask for in return? Nothing, except for your undying love.

Last week‘s big trivia winners were Arturo and John, both of whom scored perfect 10/10 on my apparently-not-hard-enough questions. Congrats, guys!

Want to become this week’s trivia winner? Read the ten questions that follow and leave your answers in the Comments. Come back next Tuesday for the answers… Good luck!

  1. In what European city was the photo above taken?
  2. What Moroccan city just across the straight of Gibraltar from Spain was designated an “international zone” from 1923-1940?
  3. A lake surrounded by Mayan villages and several volcanoes, Lago de Atitlán is located in what Central American nation?
  4. Motorcycle helmet laws in many parts of the world provide exceptions for male members of what religion?
  5. An RV is a vehicle equipped with living space and many of the other features found in an ordinary home. But what does RV actually stand for?
  6. Tirana is the capital of what country in southeastern Europe?
  7. A “barrister” or “solicitor” in England is called what in the United States?
  8. Mongolian barbecue is not actually from Mongolia but from what Asian island?
  9. What Of Mice and Men author once said: “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it”?
  10. According to Ernest Hemingway, if Madrid contained nothing but what well-known art museum,”it would still be worth spending a month in every spring”?

Last week’s questions and answers are after the jump…

  1. What director of Citizen Kane once remarked, “There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror”? Answer: Orson Welles
  2. The newest season of MTV’s The Real World is taking place in what Mexican spring break hotspot? Answer: Cancun
  3. Tempo Beer Industries, the maker of Maccabee, Goldstar, and Tesher, is the largest brewer in what country? Answer: Israel
  4. The name for what massive mountain (pictured) comes from the notation used by the Great Trigonometric Survey, a 19th century geographic survey of India? Answer: K2
  5. In which month would you be most likely to experience the monsoon in India? A) January B) March C) June D) November Answer: C) June
  6. On June 21, 2009, what territory took a step towards independence from Denmark by assuming responsibilities for its own natural resources, judicial affairs, and policing? Answer: Greenland
  7. In what city is George Bush International Intercontinental Airport located? Answer: Houston, Texas
  8. La Marcha Real (“The Royal March”) is the national anthem of what country? Answer: Spain
  9. What famous archaelogical landmark is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Cusco, Peru? Answer: Machu Picchu
  10. Camembert, Roquefort, and Neufchâtel are all types of what? Answer: French Cheese