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Which state is known as "America's Dairyland"?

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Wisconsin. Wisconsin is well-known for its cheese production.

Which U.S. state is occasionally known as the "Blue Hen State"?

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Delaware. Delaware's nickname the "Blue Hen State" is derived from popular fighting gamecocks.

Where is Buzzards Bay located?

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Massachusetts. Buzzards Bay is approximately 28 miles long by 8 miles wide and is a popular fishing, boating, and tourism site.

Which city is the "Pittsburgh of the South"?

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Birmingham. Birmingham because it has the same type of industry as Pittsburgh.

Which desert covers the country of Turkmenistan?

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Kara Kum Desert. Kara Kum Desert, Is one of Asia's largest deserts.

What Australian town is famous for its huge walnut trees?

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Dargo, V.. Dargo, Victoria is famous for its walnuts and it supplies over ten percent of the Victorian market.

What would you have if you recombined Laurasia and Gondwanaland?

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Pangea. The name Pangea comes from a Greek word for "all the Earth."

What New York City street is also known as the Avenue of the Americas?

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Sixth Avenue. New York Mayor Fiorello La Guardia officially changed the name of Sixth Avenue to Avenue of the Americas in 1945.

Which is part of the Solomon Islands?

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Guadalcanal. The Solomon Islands, including Guadalcanal, is an independent Commonwealth nation.

Where was the Berlin Wall located?

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Germany. Humboldt University of Berlin was founded in 1810.

What is the capital of Slovakia (or Slovak Republic), formerly part of Czechoslovakia?

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Bratislava. An industrial port situated on the river Danube, Bratislava was the capital of Hungary between 1526 and 1784.

Which is the state flower of California?

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Golden Poppy. About 35% of California's total surface area is covered by forest.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are located approximately 50 km south of which Arab Capital?

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Baghdad. Together with the walls of Babylon, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon are considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

What was the population of the former Portuguese territory of Macau when returned to China in 1999?

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Approximately 450,000. Macau became part of China in 1999 under a principle of "one country, two systems" which allowed it much autonomy.

Where is the Golden Triangle?

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Southeast Asia. The Golden Triangle, along with the Golden Crescent in the Middle East, produces a significant percentage of the world's opium.

Which capital city is actually 2 separate cities?

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Budapest, Hungary. Buda and Pest are two cities on the opposite sides of the river.

Thimphu is the capital of which country?

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Bhutan. Thimpu is the capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan, a tiny country in the Himalayas.

Who was Governor of Georgia when Interstate 285 opened in October, 1969?

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Lester Maddox. Lester Maddox burst through a paper wall while riding on the hood of a convertible to open Atlanta's perimeter highway.

What is the capital of Morocco?

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Rabat. Morocco is south of Spain and controls part of the Strait of Gibraltar connecting the Mediterranean to the Atlantic.

What U.S. state nicknamed the "Green Mountain State" has the hermit thrush as its state bird?

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Vermont. "Green Mountain State" is written on Vermont license plates.

 

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