In which West Virginia town did abolitionist John Brown initiate an armed slave revolt in 1859 by taking over a United States arsenal?

Harper’s Ferry
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Of interest is that Frederick Douglass declined to join the raid at Harper’s Ferry.
Charleston
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Beckley
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Morgantown
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Huntington
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In which British city was William Shakespeare born?

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The Second Temple of which ancient city was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE?

Jerusalem
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Second Temple was the Jewish Holy Temple.
Babylon
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Alexandria
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Ephesus
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Memphis
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In which US city will you find the Shedd Aquarium and the Field Museum?

US city

Chicago
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New York
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Los Angeles
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Houston
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Seattle
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Which US city has professional sports teams with these names?: Cowboys, Rangers, Mavericks, and Stars

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In which country is the city of Mandalay located?

Myanmar (Burma)
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Vietnam
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Malaysia
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Laos
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Bangladesh
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In which city can you find this famous “Opera House”?

opera house

Sydney, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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London, UK
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Shanghai, China
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In which city can you find the Colosseum (pictured)?

Colosseum

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The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is located in Rome, Italy.

What portmanteau of “motor” and “town” has become a nickname for Detroit, and is a record company name?

Detroit

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Motown was incorporated as Motown Record Corporation in 1960 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

What Russian city was called Leningrad from 1924 until 1991?

Formerly Leningrad

Saint Petersburg
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Moscow
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Novosibirsk
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Yekaterinburg
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Nizhny Novgorod
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What historical and archaeological city in southern Jordan is that country’s most-visited tourist attraction?

Petra
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Petra is probably best known for Al-Khazneh (“The Treasury”), a temple carved out of a sandstone rock face.
Amman
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Zarqa
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Irbid
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Sinai
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What is the most populous city in New Zealand?

New Zealand

Auckland
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Wellington
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Christchurch
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Hamilton
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Tauranga
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Islamabad is the capital city of which Asian country?

Pakistan
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India
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Afghanistan
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Tajikistan
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Turkmenistan
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Which Asian city is shown in this picture?

Rainbow Bridge
Rainbow Bridge and skyline
Tokyo
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Rainbow Bridge crosses Tokyo Bay, shown here.
Beijing
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Seoul
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Singapore
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Shanghai
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Which European city is shown in this picture?

Oktoberfest

Munich
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Shown is the Oktoberfest, a folk festival held annually in Munich.
Stockholm
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Frankfurt
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Hamburg
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Copenhagen
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Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of which US city?

Hollywood

Los Angeles
πŸ™‚ You’re right! Hollywood is home to the US film industry.
San Francisco
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San Diego
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Vancouver
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Seattle
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What national capital is shown in this sunset picture?

Monument at sunset

Washington, DC, USA
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Washington Monument features prominently in this photo.
Ottawa
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London
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Paris
No, but Paris does have the Luxor Obelisk.
Cairo
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Can you guess which European capital is shown here?

Nyhavn

Copenhagen
πŸ™‚ You got it! This is Nyhavn, a waterfront entertainment district in Copenhagen.
Stockholm
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Oslo
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Helsinki
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London
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What inscribed language is shown in this picture taken at the Alhambra in Granada, Spain?

Alhambra inscriptions
Alhambra inscriptions
Arabic
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Spanish
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Persian
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Tuareg
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Portuguese
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In which Arabian Peninsula city can you find the Burj Khalifa building?

Burj Kalifa
Burj Kalifa
Dubai
πŸ™‚ Correct! The Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai, UAE.
Muscat
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Abu Dhabi
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Doha
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Riyadh
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In which city are this iconic tower and famous bridge (in the background) found?

Tower and Bridge

London
πŸ™‚ You’re right! These are the Tower of London in the foreground and the Tower Bridge in the background.
Paris
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Montreal
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Madrid
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Barcelona
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In which US city is the Carter Presidential Center found?

Carter Presidential Center
Carter Presidential Center
Atlanta
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Raleigh
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Richmond
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Dallas
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Birmingham
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Which city’s subway/metro system is represented in the map?

Metro map

Madrid
πŸ™‚ You’re right! The Madrid Metro was the 7th longest in the world as of 2017.
Mexico City
Oops — try again! Learn about the Mexico City Metro.
Paris
Nope, give it another shot! Learn about the Paris Metro.
Barcelona
Guess again! Learn about the Barcelona Metro.
London
Sorry, want to pick another? Learn about the London Underground.

What capital city is shown here?

Parliament building

Ottawa
πŸ™‚ Correct! Ottawa, Canada’s capital, is in the province of Ontario on the border with Quebec. Perhaps the maple leaf flag gave it away?
Washington, DC
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London
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Dublin
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Paris
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What US city is shown in the picture?

United States city view

New York
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Boston
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Chicago
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Los Angeles
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Philadelphia
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