Here's a chance to find out. Napa Valley-based freelance writer Bob Ecker created the Travel Quiz 2012 for his travel column at Examiner.com. It has 25 brain-busters that will leave you thinking, singing and maybe embarrassed about how few you can answer. The answers will be posted next week (though I've already seen them).
How long is the Statue of Liberty's nose? Where did paella originate? The quiz would make a great New Year's Eve party game where teams would have to suss out the answers without being able to look them up. (Hide the smartphones, people.)
Here are two questions I got particularly stuck on:
"3. How many U.S. states were named after actual people? Name those states." Now it's easy to guess on this one because he asks you only to name the states, but the answer includes the namesakes, too. And that's a royal pain.