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The Geo-Quiz Cache(Auckland)

A cache by funkymunkyzone Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 10/10/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
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.


A

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


B

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


C

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

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


D

Who placed the very first geocache?

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


E

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

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


F

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

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


G

Who started the geocaching.com website?

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


H

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

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


J

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

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


K

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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