Can You Match the Newspaper to Its Location?

By: J.P. Naomi
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About This Quiz

Across the United States and throughout the world, this quiz will test your knowledge of the top newspapers on the stands! See how well you know the cities, states or countries of origin!

One of the top circulating newspapers in the United States is The _________ Journal.

In 2013, The Wall Street Journal's average circulation was around 2.3 million. It is owned by News Corp, which was founded by Rupert Murdoch.

You must be in _______ if you are reading The Guardian.

From 1821 until 1959, The Guardian was known as The Manchester Guardian. It is a daily newspaper which was founded by John Edward Taylor.

The Washington Post is published in __________.

The Washington Post was founded on December 6, 1877. Its slogan is "Democracy Dies in Darkness."

Readers of Die Welt live in this country...

Translated to "The World," Die Welt is a daily national newspaper headquartered in Berlin, Germany. The average daily circulation as of 2016 was 180,000.

You might check out the Star Tribune if you're waking up in ________.

The Star Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota. Its average daily circulation is 288,315. On Sundays, it jumps to 581,063.

Often referred to as simply The Times, this popular American newspaper comes from the state of _____________.

The New York Times has won 122 Pulitzer Prizes - more than any other newspaper. It was first published on September 18, 1851.

Better check The Daily Mail if you are in this English-speaking country...

The Daily Mail is a daily tabloid published in London. It was founded on May 4, 1896 and is considered to be politically conservative.

If you're reading The Sun, you could be in Scotland or ________.

The Sun is owned by News UK, which is a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. It was founded in 1964.

The most circulated newspaper in __________ is El Pais.

El Pais is a daily tabloid newspaper in Spain. It was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Madrid.

The Los Angeles _______ is California's most popular newspaper.

The LA Times has a daily circulation of about 654,000. The second most circulated newspaper in California is San Jose Mercury News with about 527,000.

If you wake up to a new copy of The People's Daily, you must be in _______.

The People's Daily is owned by the Communist Party of China. It circulates about three million copies daily.

Le Monde is a daily afternoon newspaper found in this country...

Le Monde, translated to "The World," is one of the most widely-respected newspapers in the world. It has 165 staff writers.

Which country are you in if you are reading The Sydney Morning Herald?

The Sydney Morning Herald is a daily compact newspaper. It is published by Fairfax Media and is Australia's oldest continuously published newspaper.

The Globe and _______ is a nationally distributed Canadian newspaper.

The Globe and Mail is owned by The Woodbridge Company. It is based in Toronto, but it is printed in six different cities across the country.

In which country could you read The Nihon Keizai Shumbun, also known as The Nikkei?

The Nihon Keizai Shumbun was founded in 1876. It is the world's largest financial newspaper.

If you find La Repubblica on the stands, you must be in ________.

La Repubblica is an Italian daily newspaper of general interest. It's current editor is Mario Calabresi.

Now an online newspaper, The Independent originates in this city...

The Independent printed its final hard copy on March 20, 2016. Its editor was Christian Broughton.

_______ Today is an internationally distributed American daily paper.

USA Today was founded on September 15, 1982 by Al Neuharth. It comes in a broadsheet format.

In which US State can you find the Orange County Register?

The Orange County Register is published daily in Anaheim. It is owned by Digital First Media.

Where does The Financial Times originate?

Headquartered in London, The Financial Times is an international daily which focuses on business and economic news. It is owned by The Nikkei (of Japan!)

Printed in cities such as Delhi, Chennai, and Jaipur, The Economic Times is an English-language daily of this country...

The Economic Times has a readership of about 800,000. It is headquarted in Mumbai, but is printed from 12 different cities throughout India.

Known for its wild headlines, the New York _______ is an American daily tabloid paper...

The New York Post is the 13th-oldest newspaper in the United States. It is owned by News Corp.

Published in English and French, The _______ Post can be found in Israel.

The Jerusalem Post was founded on December 1, 1932. It is politically independent.

Where can you find a copy of The Daily Mirror?

Founded in 1903, The Daily Mirror is a daily British tabloid newspaper. Unlike other papers, The Daily Mirror does not have a separate Scottish edition.

In which US state can you find The Denver Post?

The Denver Post has a daily circulation of about 253,000. It was founded in 1892.

In which country can you pick up a copy of Asahi Shimbun?

Translated to "Morning Sun Newspaper," Asahi Shimbun is one of five national newspapers which circulate daily in Japan.

When you go to _______, be sure to read a copy of Bild.

Bild is a daily tabloid headquartered in Berlin, Germany. It is not published on Sundays or holidays. It was founded in 1952.

You can get a copy of the Houston Chronicle in this US state...

With a daily circulation of about 360,000, the Houston Chronicle was founded in 1901. It is owned by Hearst Corporation.

Le Figaro is the oldest national daily paper in ________.

Le Figaro was founded on January 15, 1826. It is owned by Dassault Group.

The _______ Courant is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

The Hartford Courant is Connecticut's largest daily newspaper. Its daily circulation is around 130,000.

You might be able to get a copy of Hürriyet when visiting this country...

Hürriyet was founded in 1948 and is printed in Berliner format. Its headquarters are in Istanbul.

Bring me a copy of Gazeta Wyborcza when you visit _______.

Gazeta Wyborcza was founded in 1989. It is a liberal compact daily paper headquartered in Warsaw.

When you're in _________, grab a copy of the PG... Post-Gazette.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is known as the "PG". It is the largest daily newspaper serving the Pittsburgh area in Pennsylvania. It has won six Pulitzer Prizes since 1938.

Corriere della Sera can be found on the stands in this country...

Corriere della Sera is translated to "Evening Courier." It is a daily newspaper published in Milan with an average circulation of more than 410,000. It was founded on March 15, 1876.

In which US state can you find The Plain Dealer?

Founded in 1842, The Plain Dealer is the largest circulating daily newspaper in Ohio.

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