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Italy: Physicist

Enrico Fermi

2

The Netherlands: Capital

The Hague

3

Kenya: Game reserve

Masai Mara

4

Myanmar: Nobel Peace Prize winner - 1996

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

5

Italy: Northeast Adriatic port

Trieste

6

Italy: Countries within its border

Vatical City and San Marino

7

Ireland: Olympic swimmer (not Janet Evans)

Michele Smith

8

The Philippines: Capital and largest city

Manila

9

Japan: Poison fish

Fugu

10

Japan: "Divine Wind"

Kamikaze

11

Myanmar: Former Name

Burma

12

Ireland: 8th century book of gospels

Book of Kells

13

Italy: Capital of Piedmont region

Turin

14

Norway: Island

Spitsbergen

15

World's largest landlocked country

Kazakhstan

16

Monaco: Capital

Monaco-Ville

17

Papua New Guinea: Capital

Port Moresby

18

Lebanon: Tree

Cedar

19

Italy: Largest island

Sicily

20

Myanmar: River

Irrawaddy

21

Japan: First pocket radio maker

Sony

22

Norway: Currency

Krone

23

Latvia: Capital

Riga

24

Mexico: Stone carving Indians

Olmecs

25

Ireland: Olympic swimmer (not Michele Smith)

Janet Evans

26

The Philippines: Currency

Peso

27

Italy: Violin manufacturing center

Cremona

28

Mexico: Southern state with insurgency

Chiapas

29

Italy: Bell tower

Campanile

30

Italy: Florence ruling family

Medici

31

Israel: Former capital and largest city

Tel Aviv

32

Nicaragua: Female president - 1990-1997

Violeta Chamorro

33

Mali: Ancient trading center

Timbuktu

34

Norway: Actress

Liv Ullman

35

Northern Ireland: actor

Liam Neeson

36

Italy: Turin auto maker

Fiat

37

Mozambique: Capital

Maputo

38

Italy: Capital of Tuscany region

Florence

39

Italy: Venetian traveller

Marco Polo

40

Nepal: Capital

Kathmandu

41

Italy: Rome fountain

Trevi fountain

42

Nicaragua: Capital

Managua

43

Mexico: Yucatan resort

Cancun

44

Japan: Flower

Chrysanthemum

45

Israel: Collective farm

Kibbutz

46

Japan: Lute

Samisen

47

Italy: Capital and largest city

Rome

48

Mexico: Pacific peninsula

Baja California

49

Ireland: Writer and poet

James Joyce

50

Kenya: Native tribe

Masai

51

Mexico: Capital and largest city

Mexico City

52

Northern Ireland: Capital

Belfast

53

Kazakhstan: Curency

Ruble

54

Italy: North central mountains

Dolomites

55

Italy: Milan opera house

La Scala

56

Italy: Sicily capital

Palermo

57

Myanmar: Bay

Bay of Bengal

58

Libya: Capital

Tripoli

59

The Netherlands: Priest and humanist - 1466-1536

Erasmus

60

Namibia: Capital

Windhoek

61

Italy: Venetian leader

Doge

62

Japan: Grill

Hibachi

63

Japan: Emperor

Akihito (125th emperor)

64

Mexico: Pyramid-building Indians of the Yucatan

Mayans

65

Kenya: Independence leader

Jomo Kenyatta

66

Myanmar: United Nations secretary general

U Thant

67

Northern Ireland: Northern port

Londonderry

68

Italy: Largest lake

Lake Garda

69

Japan: Drama theater

Kabuki

70

Jamaica: Mountains

Blue Mountains

71

New Zealand: Islands

North Island; South Island

72

Japan: Massage

Shiatsu

73

Japan: Green liquor

Midori

74

Pakistan: Former capital largest city and port

Karachi

75

Pakistan: Capital

Islamabad

76

Italy: Cities Vesuvius burried

Pompeii and Herculaneum

77

Madagascar: Capital

Antananarivo

78

Italy: Infamous patron of the arts

Lucretia Borgia

79

Laos: Religion

Buddhism

80

Mexico: Christmas procession

Peseta

81

Madagascar: Monkey

Lemur

82

Myanmar: Religion

Buddhism

83

Japan: Primary religion

Shinto

84

Sweden: Actress

Greta Garbo

85

Ireland: Convent

Sisters of Mercy

86

New Zealand: Strait

Cook Strait

87

North Korea: Head of government - 1994-

Kim Jong-Il

88

Jamaica: City of "eight rivers"

Ocho Rios

89

New Zealand: Operatic soprano

Kiri te Kanawa

90

The Netherlands: Currency

Guilder

91

Italy: Longest River

Po

92

Morocco: King Hassan II's successor

King Sedi Mohammed

93

Norway: Ethnologist

Thor Heyerdahl

94

The Philippines: Largest Island

Luzon

95

Italy: Opera conductor

Arturo Toscanini

96

Kenya: Languages

Swahili and English

97

Italy: Galileo's birthplace

Pisa

98

Peru: President - 1992-

Alberto Fujimori

99

Japan: 9th to 16th century military dictators

Shogun

100

Jordan: King 1953-1999

King Hussein I

101

Norway: second largest city

Bergen

102

Japan: Act of ceremonial suicide

Hara-Kiri (sepeku)

103

Jordan: Former name

Trans Jordan

104

Pakistan: President - 1977-1988

Ul-Haq Zia

105

Nepal: "lost man" of Himalayas

Yeti

106

New Zealand: Capital

Wellington

107

Mexico: State after which a breed of dog was named

Chihuahua

108

Ireland: Irish-American Miners

"Molly Maquires"

109

Japan: Art of paper folding

Origami

110

Kenya: Currency

Shilling

111

New Zealand: Former Capital

Christchurch

112

Ireland: Dramatist and director of Abbey Theater - 1904

John Millington Synge

113

Italy: Electrostatics and animal physiology pioneer

Luigi Galvani

114

Japan: photographic Film maker

Fuji

115

Mexico: Maximillian's Belgian wife

Grand Duchess Carlotta

116

Israel: Capital

Jerusalem

117

Israel: Prime minister - 1996-1999

Benjamin Netanyahu

118

Mexico: Artist-muralist

Diego Rivera

119

Norway: Artist

Edvard Munch ("Screaming Artist")

120

Japan: Added to a name for respect

San

121

Norway: Olympic figure skater

Sonja Henie

122

Israel: World's saltiest lake

Dead Sea

123

Mongolia: Desert

Gobi

124

Italy: Sicily volcano

Etna

125

Monaco: Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo

Charles Wells

126

Peru: Incan city in Andes

Macchu Picchu

127

Italy: Second largest island

Sardinia

128

Italy: Venetian composer

Antonio Vivaldi

129

Mexico: President 2000-

Jefe Vincente Fox

130

Japan: Self defense

Judo and Jujitsu

131

Italy: Capri cave

Blue Grotto

132

Italy: Violin virtuoso

Niccolo Paganini

133

Italy: Turin veil of controversy

Shroud of Turin

134

Italy: Religion

Roman Catholic

135

Japan: "Empty Hand"

Karate

136

Ireland: Hunger striker

Bobby Sands

137

Panama: Currency

Balboa

138

Japan: Kabuki theater of Tokyo

Ginza

139

Nigeria: Breakaway republic

Biafra

140

Monaco: Prince Renier's wife

Princess Grace (Kelly)

141

Pakistan: Currency

Rupee

142

Morocco: King who died in 1999

King Hassan II

143

Ireland: Playwright

Sean O'Casey

144

Libya: Dictator - 1969-

Muammar Gaddafi

145

Nicaragua: Lakes

Lake Nicaragua; Lake Managua

146

Japan: High speed train

Bullet train

147

Italy: Rome River

Tiber

148

Ireland: Rebellion against British rule - 1916

Easter uprising

149

Mexico: Caribbean peninsula

Yucatan

150

New Zealand: Indigenous people

Maori

151

Israel: Foreign minister who wore an eye patch

Moshe Dayan

152

Mongolia: Capital

Ulan Bator

153

Pakistan: Northern disputed territory

Kashmir

154

Nicaragua: Dictator ousted in 1979

Anastasio Somoza

155

Italy: Venetian artist

Titian

156

Panama: General and strongman (now in US prison)

Manuel Noriega

157

Kuwait: Capital

Kuwait City

158

Japan: Largest Island

Honshu

159

New Zealand: Bird

Kiwi

160

Mexico: Mexican-American female golfer

Nancy Lopez

161

Japan: Warrior knights

Samurai

162

Israel: Nobel Peace Prize winner - 1987

Menachem Begin

163

Israel: Prime minister - 1974-1977 and 1992-1995

Yitzhak Rabin

164

Lebanon: Valley

Bekaa Valley

165

Liechtenstein: Capital

Vaduz

166

Italy: Florence palace used as an art gallery

Pitti Palace

167

Italy: The Jewel of the Adriatic

Venice

168

Ireland: Dublin theater and company

Abbey Theater

169

Kenya: Tallest mountain

Mt. Kenya

170

Martinique: Capital

Fort de France

171

Mexico: Austrian archduke - ruled 1864-1867

Maximillian

172

Japan: "Precision" watch maker

Seiko

173

Norway: Playwright

Heinrich Ibsen

174

Ireland: 1848-49 disaster

Potato famine

175

Monaco: Renier's children

Princesses Caroline and Stephanie; Prince Albert

176

Norway: Betrayer of Norway

Vidkun Quisling

177

Ireland: Moaning spirit

Banshee

178

Mali: Capital

Bamako

179

The Netherlands: Largest city

Amsterdam

180

Monaco: Currency

Monegasque Franc

181

Japan: Capital

Tokyo

182

Norway: Explorer

Roald Amundsen

183

Italy: Currency

Lire

184

Kenya: Capital

Nairobi

185

Sweden: UN secretary-general

Dag Hammarskjold

186

Pakistan: Prime Minister - 1988-1990 and 1993-1996

Benazir Bhutto

187

Italy: Milan ruling family

Sforza

188

North Korea: US ship captured in 1968

Pueblo

189

Jamaica: Famous Olympians

Jamaican Bobsled Team

190

Namibia: Desert

Namib

191

North Korea: Capital

Pyongyang

192

Japan: Largest port

Yokohama

193

Lebanon: Capital

Beirut

194

Japan: Three line poem

Haiku

195

Italy: Venetian bridge on the way to the gallows

The Bridge of Sighs

196

Israel: Desert

Negev

197

Nigeria: Capital

Abuja

198

Italy: Florence fountain

Fountain of Neptune

199

The Philippines: Largest religious group

Roman Catholic

200

Jordan: King Hussein's wife

Queen Noor (American born)

201

Italy: Florence art gallery

Uffizi Gallery

202

Japan: Gangster

Yasuka

203

Israel: First prime minister

David Ben-Gurion

204

Mexico: Leader of Mexican revolution - 1910-1914

Emilio Zapata

205

Italy: Florence river

Arno

206

Peru: Capital

Lima

207

Luxembourg: Grand Duchess

Carlotta

208

Italy: Columbus' birthplace

Genoa

209

Italy: Venetian canal

Grand Canal

210

New Zealand: Mountains

Southern Alps

211

Mexico: Leader during Mexican-American war

Santa Anna (one legged)

212

Morocco: Well known cities

Fez; Marrakesh

213

Japan: Powerful businessman

Tycoon

214

Luxembourg: Grand Duke

Henri

215

Japan: Art of dwarf tree growing

Bonsai

216

Zimbabwe: Last Rhodesian prime minister

Ian Smith

217

Malaysia: Island

Borneo

218

Japan: Hokkaido aborigines

Ainus

219

Italy: Naples island

Capri

220

Norway: Capital and largest city

Oslo (former Christiana)

221

Norway: Royal names

Haakon; Harold

222

Mexico: Late Mexican-American singer

Selena (Perez)

223

Japan: Northernmost main island

Hokkaido

224

Jamaica: Capital

Kingston

225

Ireland: Physicist and chemist

Robert Boyle (Boyle's law)

226

Mongolia: Rodent

Gerbil

227

Paraguay: Capital

Asuncion

228

Japan: Akihito's father

Hirohito

229

Italy: Comedy of Masks

Commedia del' Arte

230

The Netherlands: Artists

Piet Mondrian and Rembrandt

231

Norway: Composer

Edvard Grieg

232

Italy: Tenor from Modena

Luciano Pavarotti

233

Luxembourg: Major religion

Roman Catholic

234

Israel: Parliament

Knesset

235

New Zealand: Minor Island

Chatham Island

236

Liberia: Capital

Monrovia

237

Jamaica: Liquor

Tia Maria

238

Monaco: Principal income

Gambling

239

Monaco: Gambling city

Monte Carlo

240

Luxembourg: Capital

Luxembourg

241

Israel: Group that created Israel

Zionists

242

Morocco: Capital

Rabat

243

Italy: Central mountains forming the spine of Italy

Apennines

244

The Netherlands: Port

Rotterdam

245

The Philippines: Former capital

Quezon city

246

Japan: Ancient Capital

Kyoto

247

Morocco: Rice dish

Couscous

248

Mexico: Pyramid-building Indians of central Mexico

Aztecs

249

Nicaragua: Communist rebels

Sandinistas

250

Laos: Capital

Vientiane

251

Mexico: Mexican-American male golfer

Lee Trevino

252

Ireland: "Little Clover"

Shamrock

253

Jordan: King 1999-

King Abdul Hussein

254

Martinique: Dormant volcano

Mt. Pelee

255

Israel: Prime minister - 1977-83

Menachem Begin

256

The Netherlands: Royal House

Orange

257

Japan: Southernmost main island

Kyushu

258

Kazakhstan: Space port

Balkanor Cosmodrome (leased by Russia)

259

Japan: Dramas

Noh dramas

260

Italy: Caesar's river

Rubicon

261

New Zealand: Explorer

Sir Edmond Hillary

262

Japan: Conductor

Seiji Ozawa

263

Madagascar: Former name

Malagasy Republic

264

Israel: Intelligence Agency

Mossad

265

Italy: Revolutionary Red Shirt leader

Guiseppe Garibaldi

266

Japan: Currency

Yen

267

New Zealand: Currency

Dollar

268

Japan: "Long Life"

Bonzai

269

Mexico: President 1994-2000

Ernesto Zedillo

270

Libya: Gulf

Gulf of Sidra

271

Japan: Art of flower arranging

Ichybonnet

272

Japan: Sacred mountain

Mt. Fuji (Mt. Fujiyama)

273

Malaysia: Peninsula

Malay Peninsula

274

Peru: Incan dialect

Qechua

275

Mexico: President who overthrew Juarez - 1887

Porfirio Diaz

276

Japan: Wrestling

Sumo

277

The Netherlands: Pottery making city

Delft

278

Italy: Rome underground cemeteries

Catacombs

279

Italy: Mainland volcano

Vesuvius

280

Peru: Indians

Incas

281

Lithuania: Capital

Vilnius

282

Mexico: Man who overthrew Maximillian

Benito Juarez

283

Japan: "Exalted Gate"

Mikado

284

Israel: Prime minister - 1984-1986 - 1995-1996

Shimon Peres

285

Israel: River

Jordan

286

Panama: Capital

Panama City

287

Japan: Floor mat

Tatami

288

Kenya: President 1978-

Daniel arap Moi

289

The Netherlands: Explorer

Abel Tasman

290

Myanmar: Capital

Yangon (former Rangoon)

291

Nicaragua: Rebel leader and president

Daniel Ortega

292

The Netherlands: Current Queen

Beatrix

293

Japan: Director

Akira Kurosawa

294

Israel: Prime minister - 1999-

Ehud Barak

295

Jordan: Capital

Amman (former Philadelphia)

296

Israel: Nobel peace prize winner - 1994

Yitzhak Rabin

297

Ireland: Female writer

Maeve Binchy

298

Mexico: Candy filled toy

Pinata

299

The Netherlands: Beatrix' mother

Juliana

300

Japan: Ancient ceremony

Tea Ceremony

301

Mexico: President 1988-1994

Carlos Salinas

302

Macedonia: Capital

Skopje

303

Mexico: Aztec god

Quetzaquadl

304

Italy: Rome steps leading to Villa Burghese

Spanish Steps

305

Italy: Venetian landmark bridge

The Rialto

306

Monaco: Current royalty

Prince Ranier

307

North Korea: Head of government - 1948-1994

Kim Il-Sung

308

Japan: Temple

Pagoda

309

Italy: Second largest city - capital of Lombardy

Milan

310

Israel: Currency

Shekel

311

Japan: Ornamental fish

Koi

312

Mexico: Aztec conqueror

Hernando Cortez

313

Mexico: Atlantic gulf

Gulf of Mexico

314

Ireland: Poet who won Nobel Prize for Literature

William Butler Yeats

315

Nepal: Wild ox

Yak

316

Mexico: Pacific gulf

Gulf of California (sea of Cortez)

317

Mexico: Island off of Yucatan

Cozumel

318

Morocco: Port and largest city

Casablanca

319

The Netherlands: Area drained for farmland

Zuider Zee

320

Japan: Female professional entertainer

Geisha

321

Italy: Educator

Maria Montessori

322

Jamaica: Reggae artist

Bob Marley

323

Kazakhstan: Capital

Astana

324

New Zealand: Extinct bird

Moa

325

Mali: River

Niger

326

Japan: Parliament

Diet

327

Japan: Number of syllablesin haiku

Seventeen

328

Lebanon: Group of militant Shiite Muslims

Hezbollah

329

The Netherlands: Architect

Mies Van der Rohe

330

The Netherlands: Juliana's mother

Wilhelmina

331

Nigeria: Former capital and largest city

Lagos

332

Italy: Rome ancient arena

Colosseum

333

Malaysia: Capital

Kuala Lumpur

334

Jamaica: Resort City

Montego Bay

335

Nicaragua: Rebels against the Sandinista government

Contras

336

Martinique: City destroyed by Pelee - 1902

St. Pierre