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.
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.
2) Who was The Chief?
- Jay Rayvid
- Kate Taylor
- Lynne Thigpen
3) How many seasons did the show air?
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.
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) 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
9) What were the contestants called on the show?
10) In 2001,
TV Guide ranked the show on its list of 50
Greatest Game Shows of All Time. What was the ranking?