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(Galveston, TX) Here’s some exciting news for geography buffs and contest lovers., a site known for their ongoing geography quizzes which result in $100 prize payouts, has recently upped the ante. The website is announcing a brand new $500 Geography Challenge. The first person to answer all five challenge questions correctly gets to add a cool $500 to their pocket.

This is a contest true geography and travel connoisseurs, trivia lovers and great online researchers will be giddy over. The concept is simple. Contestants can head over to and read the current list of clues. The first one to answer all five questions correctly pockets the $500 prize. In addition to the $500 grand prize, World Atlas is also giving away $100 to each of the first four people to answer at least three questions correctly. And as with any real quiz, spelling DOES count.

The $500 Challenge is a bit trickier than the original, so if a little extra help is needed, contestants can follow WorldAtlasMan on Twitter at For this contest, WorldAtlasMan will be tweeting bonus clues to all his followers. All past World Atlas winners and active players in the ongoing $100 quiz are eligible for the bigger contest, too. The $500 Challenge is going on now through August 7, 2009 and with the popularity the quiz is garnering, there is likely to be another following on its heels. All winners will be notified via email, as well as posted on the website.

John Moen, President of World Atlas says, “Over a decade ago, we started our first $100 Geography quiz as a way to educate our visitors about geography while having some fun at the same time. It’s been a huge hit over the years and we decided it was time to raise the bar with a bigger $500 prize and more challenging geography trivia questions.”

Moen went on to say, “The economy is tough right now and who wouldn’t like to win $500 cash for being the smartest kid in class?”

About World Atlas is a site dedicated to, yes, that’s right—maps. Even for those non-map junkies, World Atlas is destined to bring out the hidden geography enthusiast in everyone. For over 12 years, the website has been running continuous $100 Geography quizzes. When a contest is launched, a new clue is given out daily until a winner is found. To date, the site has announced over one thousand winners (that’s $100,000 given away). For more information, contact John Moen at


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