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Old 01-17-2014, 09:44 AM   #12631
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Not Brazil, but that is a very close guess.
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Old 01-17-2014, 10:14 AM   #12632
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Country most covered; Guyana?
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Old 01-17-2014, 10:23 AM   #12633
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Not Guyana, but you are close. There are two answers I'll accept for least covered. One should be easy, and one not so easy unless you study geography and sociology a bit.
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Old 01-17-2014, 10:45 AM   #12634
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Close to Brazil and Guyana - Suriname?
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Old 01-17-2014, 10:51 AM   #12635
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French Guiana?
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Old 01-17-2014, 11:05 AM   #12636
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Close to Brazil and Guyana - Suriname?
Correct, with about 90% of the country covered in forest.

1. What country covers the most timezones? How many?
Russia - Bilbo1967 (1/2 point, there's one with more though)
France - Orlok
12 - Orlok

2. What country is the most likely to disappear due to natural causes?
Maldives - Orlok
rising ocean - Orlok 1/2 point, it was unasked for

3. What country has the most lakes in the world? Number?
Canada Bilbo1967

4. Least densely populated country?
Mongolia - Hamlet53

5. Largest country without a river?
Saudi Arabia - Orlok

6. What country is most covered by forest? Least covered?
Suriname - Orlok

7. Largest country with no farms?

8 Most languages spoken in a country? Number?
Papua New Guinea Hamlet53
820 Stitchawl

9. World's largest opium producer?
Afghanistan - Hamlet53

Orlok - 5.5
Hamlet53 - 3
Bilbo967 - 1.5
Stitchawl - 1
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Old 01-17-2014, 03:37 PM   #12637
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Least covered, Mali?
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Old 01-17-2014, 03:39 PM   #12638
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Mali is surprisingly covered in forest at 10.14% of land area.
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Old 01-17-2014, 04:14 PM   #12639
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Okay, it's time to let Orlok do the next quiz. For the unanswered questions.

3. Canada has what is estimated at over 3,000,000 lakes. I believe that. There are over 30,000 lakes in Canada greater than 3sq kilometers and 9% of Canada is covered in fresh water.

6. The least forested country is apparently Qatar with 0% of the land area forested. The other country I would have accepted would have been Haiti, which through deforestation has about 1.5% of its land covered in forest now. Its neighbour the Domincan Republic is roughly 28% forested for comparison to what has happened there.

7. The largest country with no farms is apparently Singapore.
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Mali is surprisingly covered in forest at 10.14% of land area.
Surprisingly being the key word.
Qatar I can believe since I've been there. However, that makes you wonder about Dubhai and Abu Dhabi and if memory sereves Dubhai is larger (however they perhaps have some forrest?)
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:26 AM   #12641
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A few names of phobias - what are they the fear of? One point each:

1. Aerophobia
2. Barophobia
3. Cacophobia
4. Dinophobia
5. Ereuthrophobia
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:42 AM   #12642
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A few names of phobias - what are they the fear of? One point each:

1. Aerophobia
2. Barophobia
3. Cacophobia
4. Dinophobia
5. Ereuthrophobia
1. Fear of wind?
2. Fear of public houses?
3. Fear of noise
4. Fear of thunder
5. No idea.
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:59 AM   #12643
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1. Fear of wind?
2. Fear of public houses?
3. Fear of noise
4. Fear of thunder
5. No idea.
No to all of them, though 1 is so close that I'll give it to you if no one gets the specific answer.

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A few names of phobias - what are they the fear of? One point each:

1. Aerophobia
2. Barophobia
3. Cacophobia
4. Dinophobia
5. Ereuthrophobia
OK, I'll have another go!

1. fear of drafts
2. fear of depths
3. fear of arguments
4. fear of lizards
5. Fear of tubes
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