Friday Brain-teaser

Friday, July 13, 2007

Friday Brain-teaser from Credo Reference


The Friday Brain-teaser – this week: Highest and Lowest. Answers here.

1. From estimates in 2005, which country has the highest population in the world?
2. Which city in Italy was built on the River Tiber at the lowest of its practicable crossing points?
3. What is the highest mountain in Japan?
4. Was the lowest temperature ever recorded on earth in the Arctic, Antarctica or Siberia?
5. What is the highest mountain in the United States?
6. What is the word for the lowest adult male voice (in singing)?
7. What is the highest award a judge can give in ice-skating?
8. There are two French phrases to describe the lowest category of wine. Give one of these phrases.
9. In 2006, which of these countries had the highest life expectancy for women and men: Sweden, New Zealand or Andorra?
10.
According to estimates in 2005, which of these countries had the lowest
population: San Marino, Monaco, or the Vatican City State?

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