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22 Questions and Answers about the North

Questions

  1. Name the US Navy engineer who claimed to be the first to reach the North Pole in April 1909?
  2. In which country is the northernmost point of Africa?
  3. On the London Underground Tube map, what colour is the Northern Line?
  4. 'North' is a 1975 collection of poems written by which poet who later received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature?
  5. Which landlocked country borders Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania?
  6. What is the Latin name for the North Star?
  7. What's the scientific name for the Northern Lights?




  8. In which northern English town was the film The Full Monty set?
  9. Who directed the 1959 American spy thriller North by Northwest?
  10. In which century was Hadrian's Wall finished?
  11. Glinda, also known as the Good Witch of the north, is a fictional character created by which author?
  12. What is the capital of the U.S. state North Dakota?
  13. In which country was sportsman George North on the 22nd of June, 2013?
  14. Can you name the world's northernmost capital city?
  15. The North and South Islands of New Zealand are separated by what strait?
  16. Who wrote Northanger Abbey?
  17. Name the famous open air museum near the town of Stanley, in County Durham, which tells the story of life in North East England during the industrial revolution?
  18. With over 300,000 inhabitants, what is the most populated city north of the Arctic Circle?
  19. What does the acronym Qantas stand for?
  20. From 1903 to 1906, who led the first expedition to successfully travel across the Northwest Passage?
  21. Can you name the northernmost of the inhabited British Isles, which is also the third-largest island in Shetland?
  22. In which television series is 'beyond the wall' a general term for the northernmost area of Westeros?



Answers:

  1. Robert Peary
  2. Tunisia
  3. Black
  4. Seamus Heaney
  5. North Macedonia
  6. Polaris
  7. Aurora Borealis
  8. Sheffield
  9. Alfred Hitchcock
  10. 2nd century (128 AD)
  11. L. Frank Baum (in his Oz novels)
  12. Bismark
  13. Australia (when he scored a wonder try for the British Lions)
  14. Reykjavik
  15. Cook Strait
  16. Jane Austen
  17. Beamish



  18. Murmansk
  19. Queensland And Northern Territory Aerial Services
  20. Roald Amundsen
  21. Unst
  22. Game of Thrones