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The Geo-Quiz Cache(Auckland)

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Hidden : 10/10/2010
2 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The Geo-Quiz Cache

This cache is not located at the published coordinates. instead, you will need to answer the multi-choice questions below and calculate the coordinates.

For each letter, there is a question, and multiple possible answers. Beside each answer is a numerical value, which you will assign to that letter, should you choose that answer to be the correct one for the question. The values selected are then used in the calculation to work out the coordinates of this geocache.


Which US President announced the switching off of GPS Selective Availability, paving the way for the sport of geocaching?

2 - George Bush
4 - Bill Clinton
1 - Barack Obama
0 - Ronald Reagan


On what date was the very first geocache placed?

8 - May 1, 2000
3 - May 2, 2000
5 - May 3, 2000
7 - May 2, 2001


In which state of the USA was the first cache placed?

7 - Washington
6 - California
4 - Ohio
1 - Kansas
3 - Oregon


Who placed the very first geocache?

2 Jeremy Irish
5 Dave Ulmer
1 Mike Teague
9 James Coburn


In which country was the first geocache placed outside of the USA?

8 - New Zealand
3 - Australia
4 - Chile
9 - United Kingdom
5 - Canada


The first cache in New Zealand was placed near which city?

4 - Wellington
5 - Christchurch
2 - Rotorua
8 - Tauranga
3 - Auckland


Who started the website?

6 - Mike Teague
2 - Dave Ulmer
3 - Jeremy Irish
7 - Bill Gates


In which month, of 2010, did the website reach 1 million active caches?

1 - January
3 - March
5 - May
6 - June


The oldest (first hidden) cache in New Zealand is...

3 - GC4A
8 - GC49
6 - GC46
9 - GC3E
1 - GC45


What was the size of the first geocache published in the world?

4 - 5 gallons
3 - 10 litres
9 - 200 ml
2 - 20 gallons

Now, simply apply the digits obtained from the multi-choice questions above to the equations below and you'll have the coordinates. Hope you know your geo-history!

S 36 [F+G][A-C].[H+J][K+D][B-D]
E 174 [E-K][F+A].[E-G][B+J][C+H]

Please cover the cache well when you rehide it to ensure its survival!

FTF!!! rosmar, Tramper Ted, HardCorePawn, YuGeo4, sww & TGC4

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