The Fourth Great Adventure Quiz

15 10 2008

See question 5

 

Identify the following:

 

1) Kikuyu

 

a) A Kenyan people

b) The capital of Rwanda

c) An Inuit language

d) The name by which Christmas Island is presently known

e) An evergreen native to New Zealand

 

 

2) Reinhold Messner

 

a) The engineer who designed the Suez Canal

b) A famous Italian mountaineer

c) The author of “Seven Years in Tibet

d) The inspiration for the villain in “Raiders of the Lost Ark”

e) The first westerner to lay eyes on Machu Picchu

 

 

3) Sadza

 

a) A fiery South American ballroom dance

b) A character in a Rudyard Kipling novel

c) A valley in Pakistan’s Hindu Kush

d) A basic staple comprised of maize meal

e) A Siberian metal urn used for heating water

 

 

4) Askari

 

a) A volcano in Iceland

b) A city in north central Egypt

c) A warrior or guard

d) A blue gem of moderate value

e) A queen of ancient Persia

 

 

5) Whose statue is featured in the above photograph?

 

a) Hathor, Egyptian goddess of love and joy

b) Hatshepsut, one of only a few female pharaohs

c) Neferura, the only child of Hatshepsut

d) Queen Nefertiti

e) Ankhesenamun, wife of Tutankhamun

 

 

Photo and post by: Simon Vaughan

 

 

Answers: 1a, 2b, 3d, 4c, 5e

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