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Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (game show)

What do you know about The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Try this Alan's FUN TV Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

 Alan's TV Shows FUN Trivia Q&A.  Trivia powered by ABE1) Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? was a popular children's television game show loosely based off the computer games of the same name created by now defunct Broderbund Software.

  • True or False?

2) Who was The Chief?

  • Jay Rayvid
  • Kate Taylor
  • Lynne Thigpen

3) How many seasons did the show air?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7

4) Sandiego? was created partially as a response to a National Geographic survey that found Americans had an alarmingly low knowledge of geography with one in four being unable to locate the Soviet Union or the Pacific Ocean.

  • True or False

5) The bulk of each World episode consisted of three child contestants answering questions to determine the location of one of Carmen Sandiego's wacky crooks with zany sketches being performed to provide clues. What was the typical age of the contestants?

  • 6-9
  • 10-14
  • 15-18

6) The show was funded primarily by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and by the annual financial support of Viewers Like You. Who was NOT one of the additional funding corporations?

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Holiday Inn
  • Wide World of Maps

7) What PBS station did NOT produce the Show?

  • WGBH, Boston
  • WQED, Pittsburgh
  • KAET, Tempe

8) During the first three seasons, how many shows per produced each season?

  • 50
  • 65
  • 75

9) What were the contestants called on the show?

  • Beagles
  • Gumshoes
  • Investigators

10) In 2001, TV Guide ranked the show on its list of 50 Greatest Game Shows of All Time. What was the ranking?

  • #47
  • #37
  • #27

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (game show) (Answers)

  1. True
  2. Lynne Thigpen
  3. 5
  4. True
  5. 10-14
  6. Wide World of Maps
  7. KAET, Tempe
  8. 65
  9. Gumshoes
  10. #47

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