Answers to International Business Jeopardy Question 1 – 5

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Answers to previous Jeopardy Questions:

  • Question 1. What is the name of the largest island in the world? (Hint: It is first visited by the notorious Viking, Eric the Red)

Answer: Greenland, with an area of 840,000 square miles. New Guinea is second largest with 306,000 square miles. Australia, often called an island, is a continent.

  • Question 2. As the 2012 London Olympic Games kick off, do you know what is the difference between the United Kingdom and Great Britain?

Answer: The United Kingdom is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Great Britain is the main island in the United Kingdom, on which England, Scotland, and Wales are located.

  • Question 3. America’s top three export markets are Canada, Mexico and China. Two of the three are close to the United States geographically. Do you know what other country is closest to the U.S. ? (Hint: The country is close to U. S. islands)

Answer: Russia. In the Bering Strait, Russian and United States islands are only 3 miles apart.

  • Question 4. Do you know in what country is the world’s largest pyramid?

Answer: The largest pyramid is that of Quetzalcoatl in Mexico, whose volume is 3.3 million cubic meters. The pyramid of Cheops in Egypt has a volume of only 2.5 million cubic meters.

  • Question 5. What is the name of the beer in Timbuktu?A. Bomako; B. Tombigber; C. Brekhorn; D. Tim Buck II; E. Bou Bou Tou

Answer: Bomako is the beer of Timbuktu.

 

 

 

Answer to Jeopardy Question Posted 10/6

What is the difference between an ocean and a sea?

 

Answer: Basically, a sea refers either to a smaller division of the oceans or to a large saltwater bay partially enclosed by land. There are many seas in the world; the principal ones are [in order of size]: South China, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Bering , Gulf of Mexico, Sea of Okhotsk, East China, Hudson Bay, Sea of Japan, North Sea, and the Baltic Sea.

Answer to International Business Jeopardy Question from 7/28

One of the smallest nations in the world is also the oldest country in Europe, and the oldest Republic in the world. Most of its citizens earn their living making and selling postage stamps. Name it.

 

San Marino, on the slopes of the Apennines entirely within Italy, has been an independent Republic since 1631. It covers 24 square miles.