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?
Quiz: Guess The Answers
- Writer Martina Haag: b
- Four random muggles: d
- Geocacher TimTim GO: a
Quiz: History Quiz
- 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.
- 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.
- a. In 2000, Bill Clinton disabled selective availability making hand-held GPS use possible for anyone.
- c. The first cache was place on March 3rd, 2000.
- a. The first cache was placed in the American state of Oregon.
- a. Dave Ulmer placed the worlds first geocache.
- a. The original name of the game was GPS Stash Hunt.
- b. Mike Teague created the first cache listing, later to be taken over by Jeremy Irish and become geocaching.com.
- 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.
- 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.
- a. The very first recorded geoacaching get-together was held in Austin, Texas, on March 24 2001.
- c. Navicache.com became the second largest cache listing site after geocaching.com.
- 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.
- b. Premium Membership costed $30/year – and still does.
- a. In mid 2003, geocaching.com had around 150 000 members.
- b. The first trackable geocoin was made by Jon “Moun10Bike” Stanley on September 30th 2001.
- a. Robin Lovelock made enemies by using caches to promote his own business.
- c. Attributes were a new feature in 2005.
- c. International Geocaching Day falls on the third Sunday every August. The first one was on August 20, 2001.
- There were 1,832,040 active geocaches on July 23rd, 2012.