Trivia Question 9/22/11 – National Geographic

1915 National Geographic Magazine

1915 National Geographic Magazine

QUESTION:

The first edition of the National Geographic Magazine was published on this date in 1888. With a worldwide circulation, more than 50 million people read the magazine every month.  How many languages is the National Geographic published in?

ANSWER:

34

EXPLANATION:

The National Geographic is published in English, Bulgarian, traditional and simplified character Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew and an Orthodox Hebrew edition, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, two Portuguese language editions, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, two Spanish language editions, Swedish, Thai, and Turkish. The 33rd language edition was launched in Lithuania on September 24, 2009. An Arabic-language edition was launched in Abu Dhabi starting October 2010, bringing the number of National Geographic Magazine’s foreign-language editions to 34.

NET CHECK INS:

We had a total of 36 stations checking into the net tonight and nobody got the correct answer.  But, 2 of stations had an answer that was close without going over.  Congratulations go to:

  • KC6BWK – Mike
  • AD6UP – Louie

Both of those guys said 33.

A big thanks to EVERYONE who checked in to the net tonight.

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