Contest !! Lonely Planet have given us T-shirts, Passport Holders & Bags !!

Contest !! Lonely Planet have given us T-shirts, Passport Holders & Bags !!

The good folks at Lonely Planet have given us merchandise: t-shirts, passport holders and bags to be exact! Answer these 10 questions and you could get your hands on some exclusive Lonely Planet swag! 

Backpackers, hitchhikers, travelers - get your thinking caps on!

1. The Sahara Desert extends into how many countries?
a) 8
b) 7
c) 13
d) 10

2. Which of the following was India’s first National Park?
a) Jim Corbett
b) Sunderbans
c) Bandhavgarh
d) Annamalai

3. The name of which capital city means ‘new flower’?
a) Buenos Aires
b) San Salvador
c) Canberra
d) Addis Ababa

4. Had it not been for some sound engineering advice, the Taj Mahal would have been built in this city:
a) Aurangabad
b) Burhanpur
c) Aadilabad
d) Delhi

5. Who played the role of Alexander Supertramp in the movie ‘Into the Wild’?
a) Emile Hirsch
b) Joseph Gordon Levitt
c) Heath Ledger
d) Ewan McGregor

6. Where can you find the Barak Valley Railway?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Himachal Pradesh
d) Uttarakhand

7. I have been to prison. I have slummed it out in India. I have fought the Russians in Afghanistan. Who am I?
a) John Rambo
b) Gregory David Roberts
c) Mother Teresa
d) Osama Bin Laden

8. Which high altitude lake in India is also known as the ‘skeleton lake’?
a) Chandrataal
b) Dal Lake
c) Roopkund
d) Kedar Tal

9. Which capital city is located at an oasis fed by the Barada River?
a) Damascus
b) Cairo
c) Riyadh
d) Abu Dhabi

10. There have only been two double centuries in ODI cricket. Both have been scored by Indian batsmen, in India. Interestingly both the matches were played in one state. Name the state:
a) Delhi
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Maharashtra
d) Karnataka


1) Please do not leave your answers in Facebook's comment section!
2) To participate, please send us the answers to the 10 multiple-choice questions. Mail your responses to! 
3) Please add 'Lonely Planet contest' in the subject line and don't forget to add your shipping address and phone number in your email. 
4) This contest closes on November 29th, 2012 - 5PM.
5) Winners will be announced on December 4th, 2012.
6) The first 5 to email us with the correct answers will win a Lonely Planet t-shirt, passport holder and bag. Additionally, we'll be picking out 15 runner-ups from a random draw who will receive a Lonely Planet t-shirt.

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