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100

This American Artist was born in Massachusetts, studied in Paris, and taught at Howard University for nearly 50 years.

Who is Lois Mailou Jones?


100

This British Artist is a Global Icon, he owns over 1,000 pairs of glasses and taught himself how to play the piano.


Who is Sir Elton John?

100

This US Army Veteran, lover of karate, automobiles, and flashy jumpsuits was dubbed "The King of Rock & Roll".

Who is Elvis Presley?

100

When we visited this US State we learned about flower necklaces called Leis

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What is Hawaii?


100

This state is called the last frontier and is host to lots of animals you won't see in any other state, in fact it has more bears and different types of bears than any other state in the US.


What is Alaska?


100

In Hawaii we learned about this type of dance & music that expresses the language of nature.

What is Hula?


100

In Austria we watched them make strudel, and it typically has this type of fruit filling. 

What is Apple?


200

This Austrian Artist was a founder of Art Nouveau and is most famous for his bohemian lifestyle and works utilising gold leaf.



Who is Gustav Klimt?

200

The tomb of this Pharaoh was found almost entirely intact, making him the most well-known Pharaoh ever.

Who is Tutankhamun or King Tut?


200

This Austrian Composer from Vienna.

Who is Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?


200

This is the name of Elvis Presley's home found in Memphis Tennessee.

What is Graceland?


200

This is the world's fastest cast that can reach speeds of up to 75mph.


What are Cheetahs?


200

This traditional type of music and step-dancing has a really short name, it is as popular here in the US as it is in Ireland where it originated.

What is a Jig?


200

This is considered the National Dish of The United Kingdom. 

What is Fish & Chips?


300

In Barcelona we visited the fantastic structures created by this Catalan, nicknamed "God's Architect" who was inspired by nature and is referred to as a modernist.

Who is Antoni Gaudi?

300

We learned all about this American singer, pilot, and nature conservationist when we visited The Rocky Mountain National Park.

Who is John Denver?



300

The guzheng is the Chinese equivalent of this instrument.


What is a zither?

300

This city in Michigan is known as the Motor City because it's where Ford created his automotive empire. It was also home to Motown Records that boasted some of the biggest artists of the 1950s & 60s.


What is Detroit?

300

This animal is a mammal but lays eggs, and its babies are called puggles.

What are platypus?


300

Ballet is considered one of the most challenging forms of dance to master due to the athleticism that it requires. This Russian Composer wrote two of the most famous ballets ever, The Nutcracker & Swan Lake.  

             

Who is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky?

300

This country is where pizza originated. 

What is Italy?


400

This Famous Dutch artist painted Starry Starry Night and was known for his heavy brush strokes and use of new colors like Prussian Blue.

Who is Vincent Van Gogh?


400

In Tennessee we visited Memphis, this city is known as the Home of the Blues as well as the Birthplace of Rock'n'roll. Memphis is also the birthplace of this Queen of Soul who was an American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist. 

Who is Aretha Franklin?

400

This type of Mexican Band features a lot of different instruments & they often wear very fancy matching outfits too. 

What are Mariachi Bands?

400

We learned about Reggae music and Bob Marley when we visited this island nation in the Caribbean.

What is Jamaica?

400

This animal doesn't look like it belongs on Loony Toons, and doesn't spin in tornado like circles. We visited Australia and saw these marsupials on an island off the southern border.

What are Tasmanian Devils?


400

These Japanese entertainers' name comes from a word that literally translates to "Arts person". 

Who are Geisha?


400

This is the most famous salad dressing, it originated in Santa Barbara California. 


What is Ranch Dressing?


500

This woman is known as the "Mother of American Modernism". 

Who is Georgia O'Keefe?


500

This surrealist artist was easily recognized by his iconic pencil-thin moustache. 

Who is Salvador Dali?


500

We listened to this California band founded in the 1960s, headed by John Fogerty. They had hits with "Proud Mary", "Born On the Bayou", "Fortunate Son", and "Bad Moon Risin'".

Who are CCR or Creedence Clearwater Revival?

500

This Huge Hollywood Movie Production was filmed in Greece, it helped stimulate their economy by increasing tourism to its many many islands.

What is Mamma Mia?

500

This Mexican Salamander is nearly extinct in the wild but does very well in captive environments. 

What is an Axolotl?


500

The 1970s meant the age of Disco Dancing and one of the leading music groups came from Sweden, we even saw a museum dedicated to them in Stockholm. Their music even inspired two major motion pictures.

What is Abba?


500

This dish in Japan is a staple as everyone can afford it, slurping is absolutely acceptable (you can get an instant version of this noodle soup in packets at grocery stores here).

What is Ramen?


600

This French Painter is the best known of all The Impressionists (he helped influence people like Van Gogh). He painted outside, quickly, with heavy brushstrokes, and believed capturing the light and essence of something was more important than creating a realistic image.

 

Who is Claude Monet?


600

This Rock'n'roll super star loved performing in Hawaii, Vegas, decorating for Christmas, and practicing Karate.

Who is Elvis Presley?


600

We listened to this California band known for their songs about fun in the sun, and maybe Kokomo.

Who are The Beach Boys?

600

This UNESCO world heritage site found in Beijing, China gets its name from the fact that only royalty was allowed there, commoners like you or me were not allowed to enter.

What is The Forbidden City?


600

These are the only types of bears that choose to be vegetarians.

What are Pandas?


600

We learned about this Cuban American Artist as well as types of dance inspired by the music (like one of her most famous hits - Conga).

Who is Gloria Estefan?


600

In Turkey you can have a coffee and some delicious baklava made with these nuts.

What are Pistachios?

700

This American Artist was inspired by the nature of Alaska and hosted a show called The Joy of Painting on PBS for over 11 years.

Who is Bob Ross?


700

Madonna played this famous Argentinian First Lady.

Who is Eva (Evita) Peron?


700

This British Music Group was called the Fab Four, they once had 12 songs on the top 100 hit list in a single week.



Who are The Beatles?

700

We learned about the history of country music, Dolly Parton and the Grand Ole Opry when we visited this state.

What is Tennessee?

700

Found in Africa, this is the tallest animal on the planet.

What is a Giraffe?


700

In Greece we learned about this traditional music and dance.

What is Zorba?


700

This is the most famous sandwich in Pennsylvania, it was invented in Philadelphia in 1930 by Pat Olivieri who was a hot dog vendor. Today if you order one you might say "whiz wit" or "whiz witout" to mean whether or not you want onions on yours. 

What are Cheesesteaks?


800

We learned about this French Sculptor who was far ahead of his time, embracing abstraction and emotion over classical beauty in his pieces. 


Who is Auguste Rodin?


800

Name this Samoan Entertainer, Actor, and Voice Artist who celebrated his Polynesian Ancestry when he voiced the Demi-god Maui in Moana.

Who is Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)?


800

This German composer helped launch music from the classical to the romantic period. He was fully deaf by the time he was 30 years old, yet that didn't stop him from composing. 

Who is Ludwig Van Beethoven?


800

You'll find the Great Sphinx, Nile River, and Pyramids in this Country.

What is Egypt?


800

This type of octopus lives in the deepest parts of the ocean, it may look like it has giant elephant like ears on the sides of its head but actually they're fins.

What is a Dumbo Octopus?


800

This traditional dance was born in Argentina. It is dramatic, graceful, and complex.

What is Tango?

800

Travelling in the Alps you may see cows adorned with beautiful cowbells, and thanks to these cows this country invented milk chocolate.

What is Switzerland?


900

We learned about this Impressionist painter from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.

Who is Mary Cassatt?


900

This famous civil rights activist gained notoriety for opposing segregation by sitting on a bus.

Who is Rosa Parks?


900

This was the first integrated music group in US history.

Who are Sly & The Family Stone?


900

In the Netherlands you'll see lots of these structures that pump water away from crops, grind flour, and harness energy. 

What are Windmills?


900

This is the largest mammal on the planet. Being underwater helps lessen the effects of gravity, and even though it is so large it eats some of the smallest food.

What is a Blue Whale?


900

Sled racing has a long history in Alaska, and it is sometimes called mushing. This type of animal is used to pull the sled.



What are dogs (huskies, malamutes)?

900

This Italian Dessert is the best known worldwide, even if it hasn't been around for a long time.

What is Tiramisu?


1000

The prominent leaders of The Blue Rider Group. 

Who are Wassily Kandinsky & Franz Marc?


1000

This author wrote and illustrated over 60 children's books.

Who is Dr. Suess?


1000

This Jamaican American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor brought Caribbean music to an international audience in the 1950s.

Who is Harry Belafonte?


1000

This huge city in Turkey formerly named Constantinople after Roman Emperor Constantine, used to be the capital, but now the capital is in Ankara and this city goes by a different name.

What is Istanbul?


1000

This rare breed of horse from Turkmenistan is known for its metallic dun. 


What is an Akhal Teke?


1000

We learned about this type of music and dance in Brazil.

What is Samba?

1000

This salad dressing can be found around the world on a Bic Mac, but it originated in New York. 

What is Thousand Island Dressing?


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