2 2010 11 WWQ Mixed Bag Round by 76E00Gn8

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									      GEOGRAPHICAL ASSOCIATION WORLDWISE LOCAL QUIZ 2010-11


                                MIXED BAG ROUND


Note to organiser: This can be used for up to six teams. It should be possible to add
extra sets for more teams using the theme of each question.

Questioner’s Introduction
In this round there are 10 questions for each team to answer in ONE minute, with
one mark for each correct answer. You may confer, but if your team is stuck say
pass. The first audible answer will be taken.


Team A
1  Which textile was traditionally produced in West       Wool
   Yorkshire?
2  Which river rises in the Cotswolds and flows to the    Thames
   North Sea?
3  What is the capital of Japan?                          Tokyo
4  Which Motorway has services at Lancaster and           M6
   Carlisle?
5  Which rock forms Dover’s white cliffs?                 Chalk
6  Which is the odd one out? Prairies, Steppes,           Selvas is a forest
   Pampas, Selvas                                         ecosystem rest grasslands
7  What does the abbreviation GMT stand for?              Greenwich Mean time
8  Which city does JFK airport serve?                     New York
9  In which European country would you find               Netherlands
   Friesland and Limburg?
10 Place these countries in order of population size,     CANADA, CHILE,
   largest first; COSTA RICA, CANADA , CHILE              COSTA RICA



Team B
1  Which textile is produced by worms eating mulberry      Silk
   leaves?
2  Which river rises in the Southern Uplands and flows     Clyde
   through Glasgow?
3  What is the capital of Thailand?                        Bangkok
4  Which Motorway has services at Watford Gap and          M1
   Trowell?
5  Which rock was quarried in Wales for roofing?           Slate
6  Which is the odd one out? Baikal, Chad, Victoria,       Lake Baikal is in Asia rest
   Malawi                                                  African.
7  What does the abbreviation CBD stand for?               Central Business District
8  Which city does John Lennon airport serve?              Liverpool
9  In which European country would you find Catalonia      Spain
   and Andalusia?
10 Place these countries in order of population size,      BANGLADESH,
   largest first; BELIZE, BELGIUM, BANGLADESH              BELGIUM, BELIZE.
Team C
1  Which textile product was made in Lancashire?         Cotton
2  Which river rises in the Pennines and flows through   Tees
   Darlington?
3  What is the capital of Sri Lanka?                     Colombo
4  Which Motorway has services at Bridgewater in         M5
   Somerset?
5  Which rock type is associated with china clay and     Granite
   tors?
6  Which is the odd one out? New York, Seattle,          Seattle on West coast,
   Boston, Baltimore?                                    rest East
7  What does the abbreviation IMF stand for?             International Monetary
                                                         Fund
8  Which city do Trudeau and Mirabel airports serve?     Montreal
9  In which European country would you find Flanders     Belgium
   and Brabant?
10 Place these countries in order of population size,    EGYPT, ECUADOR,
   largest first; ESTONIA, EGYPT, ECUADOR                ESTONIA




Team D
1  Which fabric is produced from flax?              Linen
2  Which river rises in Cornwall and flows into     Tamar
   Plymouth Sound?
3  What is the capital of South Korea?              Seoul
4  Which Motorway has services at Winchester        M3
   and Fleet?
5  Which rock type forms the Cotswolds and          Limestone
   Portland?
6  Which is the odd one out? Kalahari, Sahara,      Gobi is a cold Asian desert,
   Gobi, Libyan.                                    others African & hot
7  What does the abbreviation OPEC stand for?       Organisation of Petroleum
                                                    Exporting Countries
8  Which city does O’Hare airport serve?            Chicago
9  In which European country would you find         France
   Artois and Alsace?
10 Place these countries in order of population     INDIA, INDONESIA, ISRAEL
   size, largest first; INDONESIA, ISRAEL, INDIA
Team E
1  Which textile comes from wood pulp?                  Rayon or Viscose
2  Which river rises on Plynlimmon and flows into       Severn
   the Bristol Channel?
3  What is the capital of Iran?                         Tehran
4  Which Motorway has services at Reading and           M4
   Cardiff?
5  Which rock forms the Giant’s Causeway?               Basalt
6  Which is the odd one out? Scafell, Ingleborough,     Ingleborough in the
   Skiddaw, Helvellyn.                                  Yorkshire Dales, rest Lake
                                                        District
7  What does the abbreviation GNP stand for?            Gross National Product
8  Which city does Schiphol airport serve?              Amsterdam
9  In which European country would you find             Italy
   Tuscany and Calabria?
10 Place these countries in order of population size,   ALGERIA, AUSTRALIA,
   largest first; AUSTRIA, ALGERIA, AUSTRALIA           AUSTRIA




Team F
1  Which fibre crop is produced in the southern         Cotton
   USA?
2  Which is the longest Irish river flowing into the    Shannon
   Atlantic?
3  What is the capital of China?                        Beijing
4  Which Motorway has services in Yorkshire and         M62
   Lancashire?
5  Which sedimentary rock can be Old Red or New         Sandstone
   Red?
6  Which is the odd one out? Nepal, Ukraine, Bolivia,   Ukraine has a coastline –
   Paraguay.                                            rest are landlocked
7  What does the abbreviation MEDC stand for?           More Economically
                                                        Developed Countries
8  Which city does airport Charles de Gaulle serve?     Paris
9  In which European country would you find Cork        Eire / Ireland (Southern)
   and Wexford?
10 Place these countries in order of population size,   NIGERIA,
   largest first; NIGERIA, NEW ZEALAND,                 NETHERLANDS, NEW
   NETHERLANDS                                          ZEALAND

								
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