Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (03-29-2024)

Question 1: Where in the United Kingdom is South Stack Lighthouse?

  • Wales
  • England
  • Scotland

Correct Answer: Wales

Fact: Wales is known for its photogenic coastlines, adorned with historic lighthouses. While here, tourists can visit lighthouses like South Stack Lighthouse on Holy Island and Trwyn Du Lighthouse (Penmon Lighthouse) off the coast of Anglesey. Visitors can explore the vibrant capital city of Cardiff, home to Cardiff Castle. In fact, if it's castles you're after, Wales has more castles per square mile than any other country in Europe!

Question 2: Every lighthouse emits a distinctive series of flashes. What is it known as?

  • Characteristic
  • Isophase
  • Flashing

Correct Answer: Characteristic

Fact: Lighthouse characteristics are a way for sailors to identify individual lighthouses. These characteristics include the light's color, pattern, and duration. Many lighthouses emit characteristic fog signals, such as horns or bells, to warn ships of hazards.

Question 3: Which country has the most lighthouses?

  • United States
  • Australia
  • France

Correct Answer: United States

Fact: More than 670 lighthouses still stand around the extensive US coastline. And with its estimated 130 operational lighthouses, Michigan has more beacons than any other state. The oldest lighthouse in the US, the Sandy Hook Lighthouse in New Jersey, was first lit in 1764 and is still in use.

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