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The Ultimate Dangerous Places to Visit Quiz
by Staff
There are all kinds of dangers lurking when you travel to far-off, exotic places. If you're one of those people who feel the reward outweighs the risk, check out our quiz to learn about the 10 most dangerous places you may or may not want to miss.

Which of the following dangers are associated with travel to exotic places?

  • street violence
  • sunburn
  • diarrhea

Brazil is famous for its alarmingly high _____ rate.

  • crime
  • birth
  • death

What is a "quicknapping?"

  • a short-term kidnapping
  • a police kidnapping
  • a short nap

Which Brazilian city is a hotbed of gang violence?

  • Sao Palo
  • Salvador
  • both of the above

Which Venezuelan city is said to have the highest murder rate in the world?

  • Caracas
  • Maracaibo
  • Valencia

Which border area is so dangerous that United States Embassy workers are prohibited from traveling anywhere near it?

  • the Venezuela-Guyana border
  • the Venezuela-Brazil border
  • the Venezuela-Colombia border

The greatest danger when traveling to Mount Everest is:

  • the pickpockets
  • the weather
  • the scam artists

Which major Russian city offers striking architecture and a taste of Eastern culture?

  • Smolensk
  • Moscow
  • Orsk

Political unrest in southern Russian states is typified by:

  • terrorist bombings
  • kidnappings
  • both of the above

Which waterfall on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe is a breathtaking natural wonder?

  • Georgia Falls
  • Alberta Falls
  • Victoria Falls

Which of the following are you most likely to encounter if you travel to Zimbabwe?

  • armed robbers
  • democracy
  • peaceful demonstrations

_____ are known to perpetrate scams on unsuspecting tourists in Zimbabwe.

  • taxi drivers
  • bus drivers
  • limousine drivers

Haiti is located on the Caribbean island of:

  • Cuba
  • Aruba
  • Hispaniola

What percentage of the cocaine that enters the United States comes through Haiti?

  • six percent
  • seven percent
  • eight percent

Most of the crimes in Haiti are committed against:

  • women
  • locals
  • tourists

If you brave the crime to vacation at one of Haiti's lovely resort areas, be sure to:

  • stay close to the hotel
  • bring a gun
  • bring a bodyguard

Which type of vehicle is frequently the victim of carjacking in Yemen?

  • a limousine
  • a minivan
  • a four-wheel drive

Which Kenyan national park offers some of the best game viewing in the world?

  • Nairobi National Park
  • Mombassa National Park
  • Kenya National Park

Which extremist Islamic organization was responsible for a bombing in Kenya that killed 225 people?

  • Hezbollah
  • Hamas
  • Al Qaeda

Which African country hasn't had an official tourist in 14 years?

  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Nigeria