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Geography Analogies #4

Fill the blanks in these geographical analogies.
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First submittedJuly 18, 2013
Last updatedApril 30, 2019
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Stars and Stripes is to
United States
Hammer and Sickle is to
Soviet Union
City of Light is to Paris
Eternal City is to Rome
Japan is to Yen
Russia is to Ruble
Reykjavik is to North
Wellington is to South
Knesset is to Israel
Duma is to Russia
Persian is to Gulf
Puget is to Sound
Madrid is to Iberia
Cancun is to Yucatan
Prime Meridian is to 0
International Date Line
is to 180
Cape of Good Hope
is to Africa
Cape Horn
is to South America
Brazil is to Portuguese
Egypt is to Arabic
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Banff is to Canada
Yellowstone is to the U.S.
Angeleno is to Los Angeles
Filipino is to Philippines
Buenos Aires is to Montevideo
Tallinn is to Helsinki
Central Park is to
New York City
Stanley Park is to
Vancouver
Space Needle is to Seattle
CN Tower is to Toronto
Sears Tower is to
Chicago
Petronas Towers are to
Kuala Lumpur
Oktoberfest is to Munich
Carnival is to Rio de Janeiro
Lough is to Ireland
Loch is to Scotland
Denali is to the U.S.
Mount Fuji is to Japan
Copacabana is to
Rio de Janeiro
Waikiki is to Honolulu
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level 70
Jul 22, 2013
I don't see how you get specifically from Banff to Yellowstone. There are other national parks in the U.S. Rockies . . . Glacier, Grand Tetons, Rocky Mountain, to name a few.
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level 43
Jul 29, 2013
Both Yellowstone and Banff are the oldest National Parks in their respective countries.
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level 20
Oct 26, 2013
Is it sad if I can't get one? I have no idea how to do this quiz!
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level 76
Oct 27, 2013
They're analogies. The trick is to find the relationship between the first two things. Then figure out what thing has the same relationship to the third thing. For example.. hat is to head as shoe is to _____. The answer is foot. Because the relationship between the first two things is that a hat is worn on your head. So you need to ask yourself, what is a shoe worn on? A foot. Some analogies are pretty easy so long as you know what the items are that are being related. These above are mostly straightforward... i.e. The Space Needle is in Seattle. Willis Tower is in Chicago. etc. Simple. But not all of them are about location. Japan is not in the Yen.. what's the relationship? Japan uses the Yen as currency. Slightly more difficult, but still pretty easy. Really difficult analogies involve complicated or hard to understand relationships. Like these. Difficulty is scalable which is why they use them on IQ tests
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level 67
Dec 21, 2014
Tallinn is only nearest to Helsinki if you swim it, if you are walking Riga would be closer..........:o)
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level 76
Nov 9, 2015
Unless you walked onto a boat.
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level 59
Jul 3, 2016
What are you talking about? Helsinki is clearly closer to Tallinn than Riga. Also, Buenos Aires and Montevideo are on opposite sides of Rio de La Plata while Tallinn and Helsinki are on opposite sides of the Gulf of Finland.
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level 70
Aug 19, 2017
So what you're saying is that....Helsinki is actually...closer...to Tallinn...than Riga. Which was kind of the point of the analogy, right?
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level 67
Jun 26, 2019
I haven't crossed a ton of borders by boat but those two I have (to Colonia, rather than to Montevideo, mind you). That's what made me think of it. I think the bodies of water separating them are part of the analogy. In both cases, you're headed north (or northeast) as well.
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level 50
Jul 3, 2016
I've been to Stanley Park a few times and it still didn't register D: It's such a mundane name to me that it isn't as iconic or easily recognized as Central Park. Still, got a solid 15.
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level 76
May 12, 2018
I just guessed random large Anglophone cities until I got it.
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level 72
Jun 27, 2019
Also: "On June 18, 2014, Stanley Park was named "top park in the entire world" by TripAdvisor, based on reviews submitted." (Wikipedia)
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level 62
Jul 3, 2016
For the life of me, I couldn't figure out the Reykjavik one (only one I missed). When the answer came up, I felt stupid. :)
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level 67
Jul 5, 2016
CN Tower is in Guangzhou, China.
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level 70
Mar 25, 2019
Anyone tell Toronto? Should I?
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level 71
Jun 26, 2019
Is that the same as the Canton Tower? I don't see any suggestion that CN Tower is used for that tower on the wiki page.
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level 58
Dec 29, 2016
Well that makes perfect sense why 'Phillipino' didn't work, what the hell was I thinking?
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level 48
Jun 26, 2019
I used to hang out with some folks of philippine heritage who called themselves "Pilipino." I couldn't get past that.
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level 28
Jun 26, 2019
Amen brother. I tried it too and eventually just gave up.
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level 38
May 12, 2018
Agree with Banff = Yellowstone comments - an unlikely answer. Typed loads of high altitude US cities.
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level 71
Oct 9, 2018
Well, there was only one comment; did you read the explanation as well? Both are the *first* national parks in their respective country. That is not random, unspecific, or vague in the least. Folks' lack of knowledge does not make a question a bad one – it's the opportunity to learn something new! Otherwise, why would you be on site like this – just so you can always know every answer because the questions are all super easy? That sounds dull and pointless… and you do know there's no prizes, right? ;-)
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level 52
Oct 14, 2018
i am from Australia and i got that one easily.. the Russian one stumped me
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level 28
Jun 26, 2019
"just so you can always know every answer because the questions are super easy?" *cough kalbahamut cough*
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level 53
Jan 7, 2019
I couldn't get past rubel for the spelling. Sigh.
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level 21
Apr 18, 2019
That one question you get right cuz you live in Hawaii lol
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level 69
Jun 26, 2019
Thanks for accepting Liverpool for Stanley park
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level 43
Jun 26, 2019
YNWA
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level 46
Jun 26, 2019
Yeah I was happy to see that as well, had no idea about Vancouver's Stanley Park
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level 51
Jun 27, 2019
Blackpool also has a Stanley Park.
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