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Oh The Places We’re From!

Our staff is from all over the world! Last night we had the opportunity to learn all about their countries and customs. Check out this Trivia Quiz with fun facts from all the countries!

True or False

By, The International Staff 2016

Scotland

IMG_2139Each family has their own tartan, pattern made into a kilt.

True

National animal is a horse.

False. It’s a unicorn!


Jamaica 

Sean Paul (who sings with Sia on “Cheap Thrills”) went to the same high school as Brick, our Drama Director.

True

The fastest man in the world and the fastest woman in the world are both from Jamaica!

True


Wales

IMG_2290Wales has more people than sheep.

False! They have more sheep than people! 

Ty-bach means small house AND toilet.

True

 


Puerto Rico

The only tropical rain forest on US Territory is in Puerto Rico, El Yunque.

True

The world’s largest radio astronomical telescope is located in Puerto Rico, and was featured in the movie 007 Golden Eye.

True


Australia

IMG_2344They ride kangaroos to school!

False

  • Australia has over 750 different reptile species, more than any other country in the world.

True


Denmark

Our Waterski Instructor, Caroline, her dad and his best friend invented Legos!

True  

The band who sings, “Barbie Girl,” Aqua, is from Denmark.

True


Israel

IMG_2246Israeli men have more academic degrees then women do.

False. Israeli women have more than men!

Israel is known as a startup nation because it has the highest concentration of high tech companies than Silicon Valley.

True

Only country that the number of trees increase every year.

True


England

Big Ben is the name of the bell, not the name of the tower!

True

English people consume more coffee per capita than anybody else in the world.

False! Not coffee, tea!


Spain

IMG_2260Tortillas in Spain are different than tortillas elsewhere. In Spain, tortillas are omelettes!

True

Everyday between 3:30 and 4pm, everyone exercises.

False! They rest during that time.