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Out of This World


Let's get really far out. You want the most astounding view of the solar system. Where would you go?
Mars
Nearside of the moon
A black hole
The moons of Jupiter

You want a tan, but you don't want to spent a lot of time sitting around getting bronzed. Where would you go?
Mercury
Venus
Neptune
The asteroid belt

The space cruiser you just bought is hot! You want to take 'er out and see what she can do. You'll take that baby to...
The moons of Mars
Venus
Pluto
The asteroid belt

Finally, the best ski resort in the solar system is probably the one on
Pluto
The rings of Saturn
Uranus
Saturn


Assistance with some of these questions and answers came from Bill Arnett, founder of www.nineplanets.org the best place on the Internet to learn about the solar system and the universe.




New York City

It's the Big Apple. But how well do you really know the greatest city (perhaps) in the world?

People from all over the world visit NYC. Which of the following countries is NOT among the top five for sending visitors to NYC?
United Kingdom
Italy
France
Germany

How wide is Manhattan at its narrowest point?
0.8 miles
2.3 miles
5.2 miles
22.7 miles

What famous baseball player hit his first home run in Yankee Stadium in the first game ever played there?
Ty Cobb
Curt Flood
Babe Ruth
Lou Gehrig

Okay, ready for a really tough question? As you know, NYC is made up of five boroughs - The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. In what year were they incorporated into a single entity, known as Greater New York (and as New York City)?
1805
1898
1935
1959


All information for the New York City travel trivia comes from NYC Visit







The Longest, Tallest, the Mostest in the World

You want a ride down the longest river in the world. Which one would you choose?
Nile, Africa
Amazon, South America
Mississippi-Missouri, USA
Yangtze, Asia

Attention shoppers! If you wanted to head to the largest mall, you'd be going to...
Suntec City Mall, Singapore
Mall of America, USA
Sawgrass Mills Mall, USA
West Edmonton Mall, Canada

Your passion is hogs, not the kind that provide bacon but the kind you ride with wind-in-your-face, flying-down-the-highway excitement. Where would you find the largest motorcycle museum in the world?
National Motorcycle Museum, Australia
Rocky Mountain Motorcycle Museum, Colorado
Barber Vintage Motorsports, Alabama
Sammy Miller Museum, England

If Superman was going to leap over the world's tallest building, over which one would he be leaping?
Burj Dubai
World Trade Center, New York City, USA (destroyed by terrorist attack September 11, 2001)
Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Taipei 101, Taiwan

Okay, this last one isn't a place at all, but when we found out about it, we just had to tell everyone about the world's smallest guitar. How small is it? Well, according to Scholastic Book of World Records by Jenifer Corr Morse, the guitar is about the same length as ...
The head of a pin
Speck of dust
Length of a human cell
Snowflake







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