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1

What two republics were established by the Boers following the Great Trek?

Transvaal and Orange Free State

2

What shortcut between Asia and Europe was used by the British rather than going around Africa and in what country is it?

Suez Canal in Egypt

3

What is a huge land mass discovered by Captain James Cook?

Australia

4

What group of islands are southeast of Australia?

New Zealand

5

What northeastern province of Ireland became part of the United Kingdom by insisting on remaining Protestant rather than Catholic?

Ulster

6

What 26 countries of Ireland which obtained independence from Great Britain?

Irish Free State

7

What 6 Protestant counties which make up Ulster?

Ireland