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1

Sweden: Actress

Greta Garbo

2

Sweden: UN secretary-general

Dag Hammarskjold

3

Japan: Female professional entertainer

Geisha

4

Japan: Parliament

Diet

5

Japan: Currency

Yen

6

Japan: Emperor

Akihito (125th emperor)

7

Japan: Akihito's father

Hirohito

8

Japan: Primary religion

Shinto

9

Japan: Temple

Pagoda

10

Japan: Sacred mountain

Mt. Fuji (Mt. Fujiyama)

11

Kenya: Tallest mountain

Mt. Kenya

12

Japan: Flower

Chrysanthemum

13

Japan: Largest Island

Honshu

14

Japan: Conductor

Seiji Ozawa

15

Japan: Director

Akira Kurosawa

16

Japan: Dramas

Noh dramas

17

Japan: Drama theater

Kabuki

18

Japan: Kabuki theater of Tokyo

Ginza

19

Japan: "Precision" watch maker

Seiko

20

Japan: photographic Film maker

Fuji

21

Japan: First pocket radio maker

Sony

22

Japan: Ancient ceremony

Tea Ceremony

23

Jamaica: City of "eight rivers"

Ocho Rios

24

Italy: Venetian traveller

Marco Polo

25

Italy: Venetian landmark bridge

The Rialto

26

Italy: Venetian bridge on the way to the gallows

The Bridge of Sighs

27

Italy: Venetian canal

Grand Canal

28

Italy: Turin auto maker

Fiat

29

Italy: Turin veil of controversy

Shroud of Turin

30

Italy: Comedy of Masks

Commedia del' Arte

31

Italy: Bell tower

Campanile

32

Japan: Southernmost main island

Kyushu

33

Jamaica: Resort City

Montego Bay

34

Japan: Northernmost main island

Hokkaido

35

Jamaica: Mountains

Blue Mountains

36

Jamaica: Reggae artist

Bob Marley

37

Jamaica: Liquor

Tia Maria

38

Jamaica: Famous Olympians

Jamaican Bobsled Team

39

Japan: Capital

Tokyo

40

Japan: Ancient Capital

Kyoto

41

Japan: Largest port

Yokohama

42

Japan: Art of dwarf tree growing

Bonsai

43

Jamaica: Capital

Kingston

44

Kazakhstan: Curency

Ruble

45

Japan: Art of paper folding

Origami

46

Japan: "Exalted Gate"

Mikado

47

Japan: "Long Life"

Bonzai

48

Jordan: Capital

Amman (former Philadelphia)

49

Jordan: Former name

Trans Jordan

50

Jordan: King 1999-

King Abdul Hussein

51

Jordan: King 1953-1999

King Hussein I

52

Jordan: King Hussein's wife

Queen Noor (American born)

53

Japan: "Divine Wind"

Kamikaze

54

Kazakhstan: Capital

Astana

55

Japan: Warrior knights

Samurai

56

Kazakhstan: Space port

Balkanor Cosmodrome (leased by Russia)

57

Kenya: Capital

Nairobi

58

Kenya: Independence leader

Jomo Kenyatta

59

Kenya: President 1978-

Daniel arap Moi

60

Kenya: Currency

Shilling

61

Kenya: Languages

Swahili and English

62

Kenya: Native tribe

Masai

63

The Philippines: Largest religious group

Roman Catholic

64

World's largest landlocked country

Kazakhstan

65

Japan: Poison fish

Fugu

66

Italy: Venetian artist

Titian

67

Japan: Massage

Shiatsu

68

Japan: Self defense

Judo and Jujitsu

69

Japan: Wrestling

Sumo

70

Japan: Grill

Hibachi

71

Japan: Green liquor

Midori

72

Japan: Lute

Samisen

73

Japan: Floor mat

Tatami

74

Japan: "Empty Hand"

Karate

75

Japan: Ornamental fish

Koi

76

Japan: Art of flower arranging

Ichybonnet

77

Japan: Three line poem

Haiku

78

Japan: Number of syllablesin haiku

Seventeen

79

Japan: Hokkaido aborigines

Ainus

80

Japan: High speed train

Bullet train

81

Japan: Powerful businessman

Tycoon

82

Japan: Added to a name for respect

San

83

Japan: Act of ceremonial suicide

Hara-Kiri (sepeku)

84

Japan: 9th to 16th century military dictators

Shogun

85

Japan: Gangster

Yasuka

86

Israel: Desert

Negev

87

Italy: Capital of Tuscany region

Florence

88

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

Yitzhak Rabin

89

Israel: Nobel peace prize winner - 1994

Yitzhak Rabin

90

Israel: Prime minister - 1977-83

Menachem Begin

91

Israel: Nobel Peace Prize winner - 1987

Menachem Begin

92

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

Shimon Peres

93

Israel: Foreign minister who wore an eye patch

Moshe Dayan

94

Israel: Currency

Shekel

95

Israel: Prime minister - 1999-

Ehud Barak

96

Israel: Intelligence Agency

Mossad

97

Israel: First prime minister

David Ben-Gurion

98

Israel: World's saltiest lake

Dead Sea

99

Israel: River

Jordan

100

Israel: Collective farm

Kibbutz

101

Israel: Group that created Israel

Zionists

102

Italy: Capital and largest city

Rome

103

Italy: Second largest city - capital of Lombardy

Milan

104

Italy: Capital of Piedmont region

Turin

105

Italy: Venetian leader

Doge

106

Israel: Parliament

Knesset

107

Ireland: Writer and poet

James Joyce

108

Ireland: "Little Clover"

Shamrock

109

Ireland: Dublin theater and company

Abbey Theater

110

Ireland: Moaning spirit

Banshee

111

Ireland: Convent

Sisters of Mercy

112

Ireland: Physicist and chemist

Robert Boyle (Boyle's law)

113

Ireland: 8th century book of gospels

Book of Kells

114

Ireland: 1848-49 disaster

Potato famine

115

Ireland: Rebellion against British rule - 1916

Easter uprising

116

Israel: Prime minister - 1996-1999

Benjamin Netanyahu

117

Ireland: Hunger striker

Bobby Sands

118

Italy: Northeast Adriatic port

Trieste

119

Ireland: Female writer

Maeve Binchy

120

Ireland: Dramatist and director of Abbey Theater - 1904

John Millington Synge

121

Ireland: Playwright

Sean O'Casey

122

Ireland: Poet who won Nobel Prize for Literature

William Butler Yeats

123

Ireland: Olympic swimmer (not Michele Smith)

Janet Evans

124

Ireland: Irish-American Miners

"Molly Maquires"

125

Israel: Capital

Jerusalem

126

Israel: Former capital and largest city

Tel Aviv

127

Ireland: Olympic swimmer (not Janet Evans)

Michele Smith

128

Italy: Rome fountain

Trevi fountain

129

Italy: The Jewel of the Adriatic

Venice

130

Italy: Educator

Maria Montessori

131

Italy: Tenor from Modena

Luciano Pavarotti

132

Italy: Electrostatics and animal physiology pioneer

Luigi Galvani

133

Italy: Opera conductor

Arturo Toscanini

134

Italy: Violin virtuoso

Niccolo Paganini

135

Italy: Rome River

Tiber

136

Italy: Rome underground cemeteries

Catacombs

137

Italy: Revolutionary Red Shirt leader

Guiseppe Garibaldi

138

Italy: Rome steps leading to Villa Burghese

Spanish Steps

139

Italy: Infamous patron of the arts

Lucretia Borgia

140

Italy: Milan ruling family

Sforza

141

Italy: Milan opera house

La Scala

142

Italy: Florence ruling family

Medici

143

Italy: Florence river

Arno

144

Italy: Florence fountain

Fountain of Neptune

145

Italy: Florence art gallery

Uffizi Gallery

146

Italy: Florence palace used as an art gallery

Pitti Palace

147

Kuwait: Capital

Kuwait City

148

Italy: Rome ancient arena

Colosseum

149

Italy: Largest island

Sicily

150

Italy: Galileo's birthplace

Pisa

151

Italy: Columbus' birthplace

Genoa

152

Italy: Violin manufacturing center

Cremona

153

Italy: Religion

Roman Catholic

154

Italy: Currency

Lire

155

Italy: Longest River

Po

156

Italy: Caesar's river

Rubicon

157

Italy: Largest lake

Lake Garda

158

Italy: Physicist

Enrico Fermi

159

Italy: Capri cave

Blue Grotto

160

Italy: Venetian composer

Antonio Vivaldi

161

Italy: Sicily volcano

Etna

162

Italy: Sicily capital

Palermo

163

Italy: Second largest island

Sardinia

164

Italy: Mainland volcano

Vesuvius

165

Italy: Cities Vesuvius burried

Pompeii and Herculaneum

166

Italy: Central mountains forming the spine of Italy

Apennines

167

Italy: North central mountains

Dolomites

168

Italy: Countries within its border

Vatical City and San Marino

169

Italy: Naples island

Capri

170

New Zealand: Operatic soprano

Kiri te Kanawa

171

New Zealand: Currency

Dollar

172

New Zealand: Mountains

Southern Alps

173

New Zealand: Islands

North Island; South Island

174

New Zealand: Minor Island

Chatham Island

175

New Zealand: Strait

Cook Strait

176

New Zealand: Explorer

Sir Edmond Hillary

177

New Zealand: Bird

Kiwi

178

Kenya: Game reserve

Masai Mara

179

New Zealand: Indigenous people

Maori

180

The Netherlands: Area drained for farmland

Zuider Zee

181

Nicaragua: Capital

Managua

182

Nicaragua: Lakes

Lake Nicaragua; Lake Managua

183

Nicaragua: Dictator ousted in 1979

Anastasio Somoza

184

Nicaragua: Communist rebels

Sandinistas

185

Nicaragua: Rebel leader and president

Daniel Ortega

186

Nicaragua: Rebels against the Sandinista government

Contras

187

Nicaragua: Female president - 1990-1997

Violeta Chamorro

188

Nigeria: Capital

Abuja

189

New Zealand: Extinct bird

Moa

190

The Netherlands: Royal House

Orange

191

Namibia: Capital

Windhoek

192

Namibia: Desert

Namib

193

Nepal: Capital

Kathmandu

194

Nepal: Wild ox

Yak

195

Nepal: "lost man" of Himalayas

Yeti

196

The Netherlands: Capital

The Hague

197

The Netherlands: Largest city

Amsterdam

198

The Netherlands: Port

Rotterdam

199

New Zealand: Former Capital

Christchurch

200

The Netherlands: Currency

Guilder

201

New Zealand: Capital

Wellington

202

The Netherlands: Current Queen

Beatrix

203

The Netherlands: Beatrix' mother

Juliana

204

The Netherlands: Juliana's mother

Wilhelmina

205

The Netherlands: Priest and humanist - 1466-1536

Erasmus

206

The Netherlands: Artists

Piet Mondrian and Rembrandt

207

The Netherlands: Architect

Mies Van der Rohe

208

The Netherlands: Explorer

Abel Tasman

209

North Korea: Capital

Pyongyang

210

The Netherlands: Pottery making city

Delft

211

Peru: Capital

Lima

212

Nigeria: Former capital and largest city

Lagos

213

Pakistan: Currency

Rupee

214

Pakistan: President - 1977-1988

Ul-Haq Zia

215

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

Benazir Bhutto

216

Pakistan: Northern disputed territory

Kashmir

217

Panama: Capital

Panama City

218

Panama: Currency

Balboa

219

Panama: General and strongman (now in US prison)

Manuel Noriega

220

Pakistan: Capital

Islamabad

221

Paraguay: Capital

Asuncion

222

Norway: Royal names

Haakon; Harold

223

Peru: President - 1992-

Alberto Fujimori

224

Peru: Indians

Incas

225

Peru: Incan dialect

Qechua

226

Peru: Incan city in Andes

Macchu Picchu

227

The Philippines: Capital and largest city

Manila

228

The Philippines: Former capital

Quezon city

229

The Philippines: Currency

Peso

230

The Philippines: Largest Island

Luzon

231

Papua New Guinea: Capital

Port Moresby

232

Norway: Island

Spitsbergen

233

Myanmar: Religion

Buddhism

234

North Korea: Head of government - 1948-1994

Kim Il-Sung

235

North Korea: Head of government - 1994-

Kim Jong-Il

236

North Korea: US ship captured in 1968

Pueblo

237

Northern Ireland: Capital

Belfast

238

Northern Ireland: Northern port

Londonderry

239

Northern Ireland: actor

Liam Neeson

240

Norway: Capital and largest city

Oslo (former Christiana)

241

Pakistan: Former capital largest city and port

Karachi

242

Norway: Currency

Krone

243

Nigeria: Breakaway republic

Biafra

244

Norway: Betrayer of Norway

Vidkun Quisling

245

Norway: Composer

Edvard Grieg

246

Norway: Playwright

Heinrich Ibsen

247

Norway: Explorer

Roald Amundsen

248

Norway: Artist

Edvard Munch ("Screaming Artist")

249

Norway: Actress

Liv Ullman

250

Norway: Olympic figure skater

Sonja Henie

251

Norway: Ethnologist

Thor Heyerdahl

252

Norway: second largest city

Bergen

253

Mexico: Leader during Mexican-American war

Santa Anna (one legged)

254

Mexico: Pyramid-building Indians of central Mexico

Aztecs

255

Malaysia: Island

Borneo

256

Malaysia: Peninsula

Malay Peninsula

257

Mali: Capital

Bamako

258

Mali: River

Niger

259

Mali: Ancient trading center

Timbuktu

260

Martinique: Capital

Fort de France

261

Martinique: Dormant volcano

Mt. Pelee

262

Madagascar: Monkey

Lemur

263

Mexico: Capital and largest city

Mexico City

264

Madagascar: Former name

Malagasy Republic

265

Mexico: Austrian archduke - ruled 1864-1867

Maximillian

266

Mexico: Maximillian's Belgian wife

Grand Duchess Carlotta

267

Mexico: Man who overthrew Maximillian

Benito Juarez

268

Mexico: President who overthrew Juarez - 1887

Porfirio Diaz

269

Mexico: Leader of Mexican revolution - 1910-1914

Emilio Zapata

270

Mexico: President 1988-1994

Carlos Salinas

271

Mexico: President 1994-2000

Ernesto Zedillo

272

Myanmar: Bay

Bay of Bengal

273

Martinique: City destroyed by Pelee - 1902

St. Pierre

274

Libya: Gulf

Gulf of Sidra

275

Laos: Capital

Vientiane

276

Laos: Religion

Buddhism

277

Latvia: Capital

Riga

278

Lebanon: Capital

Beirut

279

Lebanon: Valley

Bekaa Valley

280

Lebanon: Tree

Cedar

281

Lebanon: Group of militant Shiite Muslims

Hezbollah

282

Liberia: Capital

Monrovia

283

Malaysia: Capital

Kuala Lumpur

284

Libya: Dictator - 1969-

Muammar Gaddafi

285

Mexico: Pyramid-building Indians of the Yucatan

Mayans

286

Liechtenstein: Capital

Vaduz

287

Lithuania: Capital

Vilnius

288

Luxembourg: Capital

Luxembourg

289

Luxembourg: Grand Duke

Henri

290

Luxembourg: Grand Duchess

Carlotta

291

Luxembourg: Major religion

Roman Catholic

292

Macedonia: Capital

Skopje

293

Madagascar: Capital

Antananarivo

294

Libya: Capital

Tripoli

295

Morocco: King who died in 1999

King Hassan II

296

Mexico: President 2000-

Jefe Vincente Fox

297

Monaco: Prince Renier's wife

Princess Grace (Kelly)

298

Monaco: Currency

Monegasque Franc

299

Monaco: Man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo

Charles Wells

300

Mongolia: Capital

Ulan Bator

301

Mongolia: Desert

Gobi

302

Mongolia: Rodent

Gerbil

303

Morocco: Capital

Rabat

304

Monaco: Current royalty

Prince Ranier

305

Morocco: Well known cities

Fez; Marrakesh

306

Monaco: Gambling city

Monte Carlo

307

Morocco: King Hassan II's successor

King Sedi Mohammed

308

Morocco: Rice dish

Couscous

309

Mozambique: Capital

Maputo

310

Myanmar: Former Name

Burma

311

Myanmar: Capital

Yangon (former Rangoon)

312

Myanmar: United Nations secretary general

U Thant

313

Myanmar: Nobel Peace Prize winner - 1996

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

314

Zimbabwe: Last Rhodesian prime minister

Ian Smith

315

Morocco: Port and largest city

Casablanca

316

Mexico: Island off of Yucatan

Cozumel

317

Mexico: Aztec conqueror

Hernando Cortez

318

Mexico: Aztec god

Quetzaquadl

319

Mexico: Stone carving Indians

Olmecs

320

Mexico: State after which a breed of dog was named

Chihuahua

321

Mexico: Southern state with insurgency

Chiapas

322

Mexico: Caribbean peninsula

Yucatan

323

Mexico: Atlantic gulf

Gulf of Mexico

324

Mexico: Pacific gulf

Gulf of California (sea of Cortez)

325

Monaco: Renier's children

Princesses Caroline and Stephanie; Prince Albert

326

Mexico: Yucatan resort

Cancun

327

Myanmar: River

Irrawaddy

328

Mexico: Christmas procession

Peseta

329

Mexico: Candy filled toy

Pinata

330

Mexico: Artist-muralist

Diego Rivera

331

Mexico: Mexican-American male golfer

Lee Trevino

332

Mexico: Mexican-American female golfer

Nancy Lopez

333

Mexico: Late Mexican-American singer

Selena (Perez)

334

Monaco: Capital

Monaco-Ville

335

Monaco: Principal income

Gambling

336

Mexico: Pacific peninsula

Baja California