How Much Of A Muggle Are You?

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Take this quiz to see how much you know about geocaching!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which company owns geocaching?

    • A.

      EarthTalk

    • B.

      PlanetFun

    • C.

      Groundspeak

    • D.

      GoSeek

    Correct Answer
    C. Groundspeak
    Explanation
    Groundspeak is the correct answer because it is the company that owns geocaching. Geocaching is a global outdoor treasure hunting game where participants use GPS coordinates to hide and find containers called geocaches. Groundspeak is the organization that manages the geocaching website, coordinates the worldwide community, and sets guidelines for the game. They provide the platform and infrastructure for geocachers to connect, share experiences, and participate in this popular outdoor activity.

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  • 2. 

    What does FTF stand for?

    Correct Answer
    First to Find
    first to find
    1st to find
    the first to find
    firsttofind
    Explanation
    FTF stands for "First to Find." In the context of geocaching, it refers to the person or team who is the first to locate a hidden geocache. The variations given in the answer options all represent different ways of writing and abbreviating the same phrase.

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  • 3. 

    What's a Virtual cache?

    • A.

      A cache that you find on the computer

    • B.

      A cache that is visible on google earth

    • C.

      A cache that doesn't have a physical object, instead you visit a location.

    • D.

      A cache that can be moved around

    Correct Answer
    C. A cache that doesn't have a physical object, instead you visit a location.
    Explanation
    A virtual cache is a type of geocache that does not have a physical object hidden at the specified coordinates. Instead, when you visit the location, you are required to gather information or complete a task to prove that you were there. This type of cache relies on the use of technology and digital means to provide a caching experience without the need for physical objects.

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  • 4. 

    A muggle is someone who doesn't like geocaching.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A muggle is someone who hasn't heard about geocaching. (i.e they lead a boring life! ;) )

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  • 5. 

    Approximately how many geocaches are there around the world?

    • A.

      500,000

    • B.

      1 million

    • C.

      1.5 million

    • D.

      2 million

    • E.

      5 million

    • F.

      7.3 million

    Correct Answer
    D. 2 million
    Explanation
    There are approximately 2 million geocaches around the world. This suggests that there is a significant number of hidden caches waiting to be discovered by geocaching enthusiasts. The large number of geocaches indicates the popularity and widespread nature of this outdoor recreational activity.

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  • 6. 

    How many caches do you have to find, before you can give another favourite point?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      20

    • E.

      You can give as many as you like!

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 10. This means that you have to find 10 caches before you can give another favourite point.

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  • 7. 

    What distance does each cache have to be from another cache?

    • A.

      10 meters

    • B.

      53 meters

    • C.

      161 meters

    • D.

      200 meters

    • E.

      127 meters

    • F.

      432 meters

    Correct Answer
    C. 161 meters
    Explanation
    Cache containers and physical stages should generally be separated by a minimum of 0.1 miles (528 feet or 161 m).

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  • 8. 

    What are you supposed to do when you open a cache? (multiple answers)

    • A.

      Take some swag (and replace it with an item of equal or greater value)

    • B.

      Sign the log book

    • C.

      Put some food to keep the next hungry cacher going.

    • D.

      Take some swag and walk away

    • E.

      Take the cache home with you

    • F.

      Replace the container in it's original place after you're done with it

    • G.

      Put the container back several meters from where you found it, to keep adding a challenge.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Take some swag (and replace it with an item of equal or greater value)
    B. Sign the log book
    F. Replace the container in it's original place after you're done with it
    Explanation
    When opening a cache, you are supposed to take some swag and replace it with an item of equal or greater value. This helps to maintain the fairness and enjoyment of the geocaching community. Additionally, you should sign the log book to indicate that you found the cache. Lastly, it is important to replace the container in its original place after you're done with it to ensure that future geocachers can also have the opportunity to find it.

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  • 9. 

    Which geocache is NOT allowed?

    • A.
    • B.
    • C.

      Both are allowed!

    • D.

      Neither are allowed!

    Correct Answer
    B.
    Explanation
    You are not allowed to bury geocaches.

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  • 10. 

    How many people have to be at a geocaching event, before it is classed as 'MEGA'?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      100

    • C.

      250

    • D.

      500

    • E.

      1000

    • F.

      10,000

    Correct Answer
    D. 500
    Explanation
    A geocaching event is classified as 'MEGA' when there are at least 500 people attending. This classification likely indicates that the event is of significant size and attracts a large number of participants.

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