Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (01-09-2024)

Question 1: Welcome to Albuquerque! Over which river are these balloons flying?

  • Rio Grande
  • Snake River
  • Red River

Correct Answer: Rio Grande

Fact: The Rio Grande flows for around 1,896 miles, from Colorado, through New Mexico, along the US-Mexico border to the Gulf of Mexico.

Question 2: What is another name for Albuquerque?

  • Magic City
  • Duke City
  • Steel City

Correct Answer: Duke City

Fact: The nickname was a tribute to the 10th Duke of Albuquerque, who was the viceroy of New Spain between 1702 and 1711. Travelers visit the city for the thrilling balloon rides, its cultural heritage, food, and breathtaking landscapes.

Question 3: Where did hot air balloons originate?

  • China
  • India
  • Europe

Correct Answer: China

Fact: Their origins can be traced back to simple hot air balloons used for communication in China as early as the 3rd century, which are referred to as Kǒngmíng lanterns or sky lanterns.

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