Quiz Answers

On this page, you’ll find the answers to all of our quizzes. The page will be updated when new quizes are added.

Quiz: What Do Reviewers Really Do?

  1. a
  2. d
  3. a
  4. b
  5. a

Quiz: Guess The Answers

  1. Writer Martina Haag: b
  2. Four random muggles: d
  3. Geocacher TimTim GO: a

Quiz: History Quiz

  1. b. The United States Defence Department created the GPS system. Today, there are several varieties under other names in for example the EU, Russia, China and India.
  2. a. The US military had something called “selective availability” which deliberately made the GPS system too inaccurate for regular people – and of course enemies of the state – to use it.
  3. a. In 2000, Bill Clinton disabled selective availability making hand-held GPS use possible for anyone.
  4. c. The first cache was place on March 3rd, 2000.
  5. a. The first cache was placed in the American state of Oregon.
  6. a. Dave Ulmer placed the worlds first geocache.
  7. a. The original name of the game was GPS Stash Hunt.
  8. b. Mike Teague created the first cache listing, later to be taken over by Jeremy Irish and become geocaching.com.
  9. b. Banner ads were used but soon removed because they didn’t generate enough money. Donations and even the selling of t-shirts was used instead.
  10. c. Grounded Inc both censored their forum, tried to take over Letterboxing and had a monopoly control of listings, but they never tried to remove old caches.
  11. a. The very first recorded geoacaching get-together was held in Austin, Texas, on March 24 2001.
  12. c. Navicache.com became the second largest cache listing site after geocaching.com.
  13. b. Groundspeak had tried to obtain the rights to the term “geocaching”, but failed. Even so, they still tried to sue Navicache for using it.
  14. b. Premium Membership costed $30/year – and still does.
  15. a. In mid 2003, geocaching.com had around 150 000 members.
  16. b. The first trackable geocoin was made by Jon “Moun10Bike” Stanley on September 30th 2001.
  17. a. Robin Lovelock made enemies by using caches to promote his own business.
  18. c. Attributes were a new feature in 2005.
  19. c. International Geocaching Day falls on the third Sunday every August. The first one was on August 20, 2001.
  20. There were 1,832,040 active geocaches on July 23rd, 2012.
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