We're headed to the Andes for the Geo Quiz. We're looking for two countries on the South American continent where chewing coca leaves remains popular. It's been a cultural tradition of indigenous people in Andean countries for centuries.
Sancocho may originally have come from the Canary Islands, the cluster of Spanish islands off the coast of West Africa. But now there are variations of sancocho throughout Latin America in Puerto Rico and Colombia for instance.
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for a Russian provincial city a short train ride northeast of Moscow. The city has recruited an American coach to rebuild the hockey team that perished in a tragic plane crash.
Yohan Goncalves Goutt is the first-ever Olympic skier representing East Timor —the small island nation in Asia. But do you know what East Timor is officially called at the Olympics? That's our flash Geo Quiz for you today.