Monday, 31 March 2008

Geography #1

  1. What island in San Francisco Bay was the site of an almost escape proof prison?
  2. What is the remaining part of the Temple in Jerusalem, a place of pilgrimage and prayer for Jews?
  3. Who designed the Lloyd’s building in the City of London?
  4. In which London street is the monument?
  5. What is the monument in memory of?
  6. Where in Manhattan is the New York stock exchange located?
  7. In which English county is Chequers the Prime Minister’s country home?
  8. What is the Eiffel Tower made of?
  9. Why was The White House painted white?
  10. The great cathedral of Notre Dame is a masterpiece of which style of architecture?
  11. What was built in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 but burned down in 1936?
  12. In which city would you find the Blue Mosque?
  13. In which city would you find the CN Tower?
  14. Where in the world can you see two bridges linking one continent with another?
  15. In which city can you find the Mappa Mundi, the world’s oldest known map?

For the answers, swipe below:

  1. Alcatraz
  2. The Wailing Wall
  3. Richard Rogers
  4. Pudding Lane
  5. The Great Fire Of London
  6. Wall Street
  7. Buckinghamshire
  8. Iron
  9. To hide damage after a fire
  10. Gothic
  11. Crystal Palace
  12. Istanbul
  13. Toronto
  14. Bosperous
  15. Hereford

BW Debut: FCH Bar, Cheltenham 15/11/01

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