Ladies - fabulous ideas, thanks so much! The quiz is for out of towers so not sure if the acronyms are a bit mean! Keep them coming....
Monkey FacePosts 921
How about an acronym round, meanings of the following:DEWAADNOCDIFCKHDASZRetc etc, there must be some other good ones out there?
Which sport tournament is part of the PGA tour? (dubai desert classic)What sport did Dubai host the world championship in December 2010? (swimming, 10th Fina world championship)Approximately how many passengers fly through dubaiairport? (50 Mn, to be verified)Questions about Dubai Mall (world's largest 1124000 m2, number of shops (1200), Date of opening (2008), World's largest sweet shop ...)
What yearly event has a 1Mn US$ prize? (dubaingold cup)What opened for the first time in Abu Dhabi Emirates Palace in May 2010?(first gold atm)When did the first Hard Rock Cafe open in Dubai? (1997)What would you hear five times a day, no matter where you are in Dubai?(call for prayer)Where and when can you experience temperatures below zero in Dubai? (ski Dubai, all year round)edited by Quizzme on 02/06/2012
The Emirates Twin Towers (376m) is the second tallest hotel in the world, bigger than the Rose Rayhaan (333m) and the Burj Al Arab (321m). The tallest is Abraj Al Bait in Saudi.Hottest temp ever recorded? A bit contentious but 47.5 seems to be the consensus. Death Valley in California has the record.
Easy one name the 7 emiratesDubai rulers? Shaikh Rashid bin Saeed al Maktoum and Shaikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum.Name bridges over creek Maktoum, floating, garhoud, business bay. 1st road that used to join Dubai and Sharjah al Itehad roadMeaning of al Itehad. The unionColors of the UAE flag.....
Chuckducky - thanks so much - just the sort of thing I'm after! Anyone else?
How tall in meters is Burj Khalifa? (828m)In what year was the UAE officially declared one independent country? (1971)True or false: the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the world's largest mosque (false, 8th largest)What is the origin of the "egal", the black "rope" that Emirati men wear to keep their guthra (head covering) in place? (Bedouin used it to tie their camel's legs together during the night so they wouldn't wander off)
Hi all,I'm writing a quiz for work on Dubai and UAE. Does anyone have any good trivia or pub quiz type questions I could steal? Thank you.
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