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Which South American country extends farthest east?

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Brazil. The most eastern point of South America is Ponta do Seixas, Brazil, in Paraiba.

The Strait of Tiran separates the Red Sea from what other body of water?

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Gulf Of Aqaba. The Gulf of Aqaba contains some of the world's best underwater scenery.

What country was Mother Teresa born in?

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Albania. When Mother Theresa died in 1997, her last words were "Jesus, I love you".

St. Patrick's Day celebrates what cultural heritage?

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Irish. The Chicago River is dyed green each St. Patrick's Day.

How many provinces does Canada have?

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10. The four original provinces of Canada were Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

Which Australian state capital city is located on the scenic Swan River, home of black swans?

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Perth. Perth is the capital of Australia's largest state, West Australia.

What are the capitals of Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland?

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Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh. The capital city of Cardiff, Wales is called "Caerdydd" in Welsh.

Which of these major world languages is an official language of Fiji?

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English. Sugar is the largest source of foreign trade for Fiji.

Where in New Zealand is the giant kiwi fruit?

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Te Puke. The kiwifruit is named after the national bird of New Zealand, the kiwi.

As the 20th century ended, what was the largest metropolitan area in Africa?

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Cairo, Egypt. Cairo, Egypt was the largest city in Africa in 2000, with a metro population of about 18 million.

What is the oldest independent country in Africa?

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Ethiopia. The Queen of Sheba mentioned in the Bible is thought to have ruled an area in present-day Ethiopia.

Paella, fish, red peppers, and chorizo are typical foods of which country?

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Spain. Spain was the world's leading producer of olive oil in 2007.

Which of these rivers is most Southern?

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Orange. The Orange River flows through South Africa.

Which group of islands is located west of Brazil?

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Galapagos Islands. The shores of the Galapagos Islands contain black lava rock.

Where is the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts located?

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Washington, DC. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is adjacent to the infamous Watergate complex in Washington, DC.

Which U.S. state is sometimes called "the Jayhawk State"?

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Kansas. In 2008 the University of Kansas Jayhawks won their third NCAA basketball Championship.

Which state has the motto, "Fatti Maschii, Parole Femine"?

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Maryland. Maryland's motto translates to "Manly Deeds, Womanly Words".

Which U.S. state is the largest in area?

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Alaska. Eighty-one percent of Alaska's land is federally-owned.

Which Brazilian state was the major producer of gold for the Portuguese crown in the 18th century?

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Minas Gerais. The name "Minas Gerais" means "mines everywhere" in Portuguese.

In which American state is the Hoover Dam located?

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Nevada. The Hoover Dam was built during the Great Depression and became a national landmark.

 

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