Play the 'Worldview' names quiz!

June 30, 2011

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It's the last day of the pledge drive, which means one thing on Worldview: it's quiz time. Today, we'll test your knowledge of names around the world. We're taking about societies with first names, surnames, patronymic names and just one name.

Worldview producer Alexandra Salomon also has a special request. She's in her third trimester of pregnancy, and she still doesn’t have a name for the baby. To solve this conundrum, we’re asking you to name the child! Her only criteria: it can’t be an American name, but it has to be a moniker Americans can say. Call us at 312.923.9239 to play along and take a crack at naming Alexandra’s baby!

Jeffrey Winters joins in on the fun. He's a political science professor at Northwestern University and expert on Indonesia, including, unofficially, Indonesian naming traditions.