Don’t despair if you can’t get all, or most, or even more than a few, of them right. Anyone who has all this arcane knowledge cluttering up his brain is immediately eligible for a grant from the Get-A-Life Foundation.
As in years past, there are no prizes at stake, only the smug satisfaction that you probably know more about the world than a would-be vice president.
In a week or two, I’ll print the inevitable corrections and clarifications.
1. Little Diomede Island was discussed constantly during the recent presidential election, although almost never by name. What is its claim to fame?
2. It’s officially known as the Archipelago of Ecuador. What do we more commonly call it?
3. If you’re in Windsor, Ontario, but would rather be in Detroit, which direction should you head?