Matt's Great Big Summer Quiz

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Let's travel around the world with this summer themed quiz. Don't forget to comment on each place with your answer!

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Cape Saint Francis

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Uitenhage, South Africa • Wishlist • 

The 1966 film The Endless Summer which featured Cape St Francis in South Africa, as well as locations in Ghana, Tahiti and California, focused on which sport?

  • Cape St Francis, 6313, South Africa

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Ibiza

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Palma, Spain • Wishlist • 

The Vengaboys had a 1999 hit with "We're going to Ibiza", a remake of a 1975 song for Typically Tropical. In the original version, which Caribbean island were the band "going to" instead?

  • Balearic Islands, Spain

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Panathenaic Stadium

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Athens, Greece • Wishlist • 

Athens hosted the main events of the first modern Summer Olympic Games in this stadium in which year?

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Stonehenge

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Swindon, United Kingdom • Wishlist • 

Neo pagan celebrations occur at Stonehenge on the summer solstice. In 2019 on which date did the summer solstice fall?

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Haight-Ashbury

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San Francisco, United States • Wishlist • 

The 1967 phenomenon when around 100,000 hippies convereged on San Francisco's neighbourhood of Haight Ashbury is known as the Summer of ... ?

  • Haight-Ashbury, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA

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Holmfirth

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom • Wishlist • 

The landscapes around Holmfirth in northern England were the setting for the long running British TV comedy Last of The Summer Wine. In which English county is Holmfirth?

  • United Kingdom

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Kingston

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Kingston, Canada • Wishlist • 

Kingston Ontario was the birthplace of which Canadian singer-songwriter, whose 1985 song about summer might reference a sexual position or a year, depending who you ask?

  • ON, Canada

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Palm Beach

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Sydney, Australia • Wishlist • 

Palm Beach in Sydney is used to film the exterior shots for the fictional Summer Bay, the setting of which long running Australian soap opera?

  • New South Wales, Australia

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Ancient City Of Lato

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Irákleion, Greece • Wishlist • 

This ruined city in crete named Lato shares its name with the word for "summer" in which Central European language?

  • Agios Nikolaos Municipality, Greece

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The Globe Theatre (Shakespeare's Globe)

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London, United Kingdom • Wishlist • 

Which of William Shakespeare's sonnets begins with the line "shall I compare thee to a summers day"?

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