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The World Traveler's Book of Quizzes

Thirty-five twenty-question quizzes (matching and fill-ins) test the traveler's knowledge on a variety of subjects of internal travel and history, such as where famous people were born; what cities have songs, novels and poems written about them; where are the sacred places of various religions; wha do you call somebody from Glasgow (a "Glaswegian") and twenty other places; what were the original names of famous cities, and what names are they known by the people who live in them? The world traveler is also quizzed about famous districts (like the Arbat in Moscow), famous streets (Ringstrasse), squares (Trafalgar), cafes (el Fishawy); hotels (Taj Mahal); rivers (Yangtze), among several other subjects. Quizzes that test that movies have been filmed in foreign locations ("La Dolce Vita"); what foreign city names mean in transition (Spanish for"favorable breezes," or Japanese for "east capital"); types of local transport (where are "vaporettos" used?); what are city nicknames (the Big Apple); what are city pet animals (owls, or goats, or geese); where are famous parks (Chapultepec, Ueno, or Bois de Boulogne). mIf you were looking down from Coit Tower, or Burg-al-Qahiriah, what cities would you be in? If you were standing on the Karlov Most or the Rialto Bridge that cities would you be in? Airports, museums, mountains, even disasters that have visited many famous places over the centuries, among other subjects help to enliven memories of past travels and generate a "bucket list" of new places to see and things to do for readers of this fact-filled little book by an experienced tour guide, professor and world traveler.
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James A. Clapp, Ph.D. is Emeritus Professor of City Planning and Urban Affairs at San Diego State University. He led educational tours to Europe, the Middle East and Asia for twenty-seven years, during which he has visited over seventy countries and lived and taught in London, Paris and Hong Kong and lectured at several universities in Beijing and Shanghai and compiled information for this book. He has twice been an invited professor at the University of Paris and was a Fulbright Scholar in Hong Kong in 2000. He also writes fiction under the pseudonym Sebastian Gerard and posts essays on travel, cities, politics and media on his website, Dragon City Journal. His most recent fiction book, Stumbling Blocks and Stepping Stones: A Novel of Coming of Age Catholic was published by UrbisMedia in 2015. The City, his survey of literature and the city, was published by Transaction in 2014. More information on his publications is available at

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