World Centres Game
Thanks very much to Wendy Baker, who created this great game and shared it with the Guiding Mailing List.
To play: You will need a map of the world, or four pictures of the World Centre spread out on a table. Take turns drawing card answer the question and lay the card on the map where the World Centre is located.
Answers to the questions are found at the bottom of the page.
1. This world centre began in 1956.
2. When you visit this world centre you spend a day doing the "Village Service Project".
3. Where would you likely wear a sari?
4. This World Centre is in the Asia Pacific Region.
5. The closest international airport is Bombay.
6. Which World Centre is red brick with white trim, white pillars and an arched roof?
7. Which World Centre's name means "Coming Together"?
8. This World Centre is located in Poona, India.
9. Where is Sangam?
10. This was the fourth World Centre to open.
11. Where would you need pesos for spending money?
12. The closest international airport is Mexico City.
13. This World Centre's name means "small cabin by a stream".
14. Where would you likely wear a sombrero?
15. You can swim at this World Centre.
16. Pack your swim suit if you are going to this World Centre.
17. You will say "Namaste", for "Good Morning" when you stay at this World Centre.
18. This World Centre's name means "Peace".
19. "Our Ark" was the original name of this World Centre.
20. The World Chief Guide opened this World Centre October 16, 1966.
21. Where would you likely need to pack a raincoat?
22. This World Centre is in the European Region.
23. What World Centre has a mascot named "Sangelee"?
24. Adelboden is a small village of 3,500 people, a half hour walk from this World Centre.
25. At which World Centre would you eat curried rice?
26. This World Centre is south of the equator.
27. Where would you most likely make a Pinata?
28. Where would you likely wear a ski jacket?
29. Helen Storrow financed the building of this World Centre.
30. "Guten Tag" is the greeting to say "Hello" at which World Centre?
31. Where would you need pounds and pence for spending money?
32. What is the closest airport to Pax Lodge?
33. What mode of transportation would you take to get to Pax Lodge?
34. This World Centre is in the European Region and is on an island.
35. What country is Pax Lodge located in?
36. This World Centre opened in 1932.
37. This World Centre is south of the equator in South America.
38. The language spoken in this country is Hindi.
39. The World Chief Guide opened this World Centre, July 31st, 1932.
40. When you visit this country you may bring home a watch as a souvenir.
41. Where would you need Swiss francs for spending money?
42. What World Centre began in 1966?
43. At which World Centre would you eat Fondue?
44. The first line of this World Centre Song begins with "High up, high on the mountain."
45. Where would you likely go snow skiing?
46. Where would you likely buy a cuckoo clock?
47. To get to this World Centre you take the train from Zurich airport to Fruitigen and then a bus to Adelboden.
48. At which World Centre would you eat chocolate and cheese?
49. What clock might you visit while at Pax Lodge?
50. At which World Centre would you likely go and watch the Changing of the Guard?
51. This centre's logo is the original World Trefoil resting on the curved back of a dove which holds the olive branch of peace in it's mouth.
52. The language spoken in this country is English.
53. At which World Centre would you eat "Bangers and Mash"?
54. This World Centre is located in London, England.
55. The language spoken in this country is French or German.
56. The World Chief Guide Memorial Fund was used to acquire this World Centre.
57. Winter sports are very popular here.
58. This was the first World Centre.
59. What country is Our Chalet in?
60. The closest airport to this World Centre is Heathrow.
61. This World Centre began in 1939 and was known as "Our Ark".
62. The World Centre located in Adelboden Switzerland.
63. Where would you find "Squirrel House"?
64. What is the closest international airport to Sangam?
65. This World Centre is situated 47 miles from Mexico City.
66. What animal carries people in Mexico?
67. What animal carries people in India?
68. Where would you need rupees for spending money?
69. This World Centre was dedicated on Thinking Day 1956 by the World Chief Guide.
70. Where would you see a Mayan Pyramid?
71. The language spoken in this country is Spanish.
72. This World Centre is in the Western Hemisphere.
73. Where is Our Cabana?
74. What World Centre is located as 12 c Lyndhurst Rd., London, NW3 5PQ, ENGLAND, UK?
75. The Chief Scout spoke at this Centre's opening in 1939.
76. This World Centre is located in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
77. Where is the Chief's Door?
78. Where would you go to visit the Taj Mahal?
79. Which World Centre has a squirrel for a mascot?
80. Which country has a red flag with a white cross?
81. Which country has a flag that is red white and blue?
82. Which country has a flag that is orange, with white and green stripes?
83. Which country has a flag that is red, green and white?
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