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1

Great Britain: Ballerina

Dame Margot Fonteyn

2

Hungary: Year of revolt against communist government

1956

3

France: Premier - 1906-1909 and 1917-1920

Georges Clemenceau

4

Brazil: Capital

Brasilia

5

France: Napoleon's brother - King of Spain

Joseph Bonaparte

6

Great Britain: 13th century scholar and alchemist

Roger Bacon

7

Greece: Last King

Constantine II

8

Great Britain: National anthem

_God Save the King (Queen)_

9

Great Britain: Foreign ambasador's residence

St. James Court

10

France: Photography pioneer - 19th century

Louis Deguarre

11

France: Prison stormed by French peasants

Bastille

12

Great Britain: Place where British fleet defeated Napoleon

Trafalgar

13

France: Southern port

Marseille

14

Germany: West German and German chancellor - 1982-1998

Helmut Kohl

15

Australia: Color changing landmark

Ayres Rock

16

Greece: Oracle site

Delphi

17

Greece: Largest Island

Crete

18

Greece: Mountain Pass

Thermopylae

19

Cambodia: Ancient Empire

Khmer Empire

20

Bahamas: Largest Island

Andros

21

France: President - 1958-1969

Charles de Gaulle

22

Bangladesh: Former name

East Pakistan

23

India: Sitar player

Ravi Shankar

24

Greece: Liquor

Ouzo

25

Haiti: President - 1991-

Jean Bertram Aristide (exiled for a time in the US)

26

India: Gandhi's successor

Jawaharlal Nehru

27

Greece: Second largest island

Euboea

28

Germany: Emperor - 1890-1918

Kaiser Wilhelm II

29

Australia: Native People

Aborigines

30

Great Britain: Tony Blair's party

Labour

31

France: Ruling house of France - 987-1328

Capetians

32

Australia: Opera Singer

Nellie Melba

33

Great Britain: 18th century furniture maker

Thomas Chippendale

34

Botswana: Swamp

Okavango

35

Austria: Mozart's birthplace

Salzburg

36

France: Middle age middle class

Bourgeoisie

37

Great Britain: Engraver

William Hogarth

38

France: Napoleon's brother - King of Rome

Napoleon II

39

Great Britain: Opponents in the War of the Roses

Red Rose of Lancaster vs. White Rose of York

40

Germany: Port and second largest city

Hamburg

41

Gabon: Capital

Libreville

42

Australia: Reef

Great Barrier Reef

43

France: Trendsetter and actress - 1890s

Sarah Bernhardt

44

Brazil: Language

Portuguese

45

Germany: Bauhaus architect

Walter Gropius

46

France: Date of the storming of the Bastille

July 14 1789

47

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1874-1880

Benjamin Disraeli

48

Canada: Capital of New Brunswick

Fredericton

49

Greece: Royalty

George; Alexander

50

Germany: German chancellor - 1871-1890

Otto Von Bismark

51

Great Britain: London museum with the Rosetta Stone

British Museum

52

Germany: West German chancellor - 1974-1982

Helmut Schmidt

53

Bulgaria: Capital

Sofia

54

Armenia: Capital

Yerevan

55

Algeria: Capital

Algiers

56

Germany: 1930s actress

Marlene Dietrich

57

France: Philosopher who developed analytical geometry

Rene Descartes

58

Georgia (Country): Religion

Eastern Orthodox

59

Angola: What country's former colony?

Portugal

60

Angola: Language

Portuguese

61

India: Female prime minister - 1980-1984

Indira Gandhi (Nehru's daughter)

62

Georgia (Country): Mountains

Caucasus

63

Great Britain: Man murdered in Canterbury Cathedral

St. Thomas a Beckett

64

India: Capital

New Dehli

65

Algeria: What country's former colony?

France

66

Germany: German for snout

Snorkel

67

Bolivia: Lake

Titicaca

68

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1937-1940

Neville Chamberlain

69

Australia: Currency

Dollar

70

Argentina: Tennis star

Gabriela Sabatini

71

Germany: 18th century transcendental philosopher

Immanuel Kant

72

Botswana: Capital

Gabarone

73

France: Napoleon's nephew - emperor of France - 1852-1870

Napoleon III (Louis Napoleon)

74

Ethiopia: Emperor 1930-74

Haile Selassie (aka Ras Tafari)

75

Haiti: Capital

Port-au-Prince

76

Georgia (Country): President - 1995-

Edvard Shevardnadze

77

Australia: Duckbilled mammal

Platypus

78

Austria: UN Secretary-General

Kurt Waldheim

79

France: Versailles' hall

The Hall of Mirrors

80

Finland: Finnish-American architect

Eero Saarinen

81

Cambodia: Ancient Buddhist temple

Angkor Wat

82

Argentina: President 1946-1955 and 1973-74

Juan Peron

83

Ireland: Language

Gaelic

84

Australia: Aboriginal rite

Walkabout

85

Australia: Eastern Sea

Tasman Sea

86

Argentina: Mountain

Aconcagua (shared with Chile)

87

Great Britain: Prince and Princess of Wales home

Kensington Palace

88

Canada: Capital of British Columbia

Victoria (The Garden City)

89

Fiji: Largest Island

Viti Levu

90

Argentina: Juan Peron's second wife - died 1972

Evita (Eva) Peron

91

France: Louis XVI's Queen

Marie Antoinette

92

Iceland: Major source of energy

Geothermal

93

Ireland: Capital and largest city

Dublin

94

France: leader deposed on 9 Thermidor - 1794

Maximillian Robespierre

95

Great Britain: Admiral at Trafalgar

Lord Horatio Nelson

96

Argentina: Strait

Strait of Magellan

97

Great Britain: 18th century pottery maker

Josiah Wedgewood

98

Germany: 16th century Reformation leader

Martin Luther

99

Great Britain: Constable's rival

William Turner

100

Hungary: Patron Saint

St. Stephen

101

France: Paris site of the tomb of the unknown soldier

Arc de Triomphe

102

Great Britain: Commander defeated at Khartoum - 1884

Charles (Chinese) Gordon

103

Ireland: patron saint

St. Patrick

104

Belgium: Currency

Franc

105

Germany: Home of Wagner music festival

Bayreuth

106

Australia: Western City

Perth

107

Finland: Runner known as the "Flying Finn"

Paavo Nurmi

108

Iran: Persian prophet 6th century BC

Zoroaster

109

Belgium: Other royalty

Leopold I and II; Baudouin

110

Hungary: Language

Magyar

111

Australia: Actor

Paul Hogan

112

Bulgaria: Royalty

King Boris III

113

France: Empire including France - 900 AD

Carolingian

114

Azerbaijan: Mountains

Caucasus

115

Austria: Newspaper

_Wiener Zuting_

116

Afghanistan: Capital

Kabul

117

Haiti: President - 1971-1986

Jean Claude Duvalier ("Baby Doc")

118

Ireland: second largest city

Cork

119

Iraq: Northern minority group

Kurds

120

Cambodia: Capital

Phnom Penh

121

Greece: largest port

Piraeus

122

Great Britain: London park known for its orators

Hyde Park

123

Germany: German-American Physicist

Albert Einstein

124

Azerbaijan: Capital

Baku

125

Great Britain: Landscape painter

John Constable

126

Albania: Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Mother Teresa

127

India: Guitar

Sitar

128

Iceland: 12th to 13th century literature

Eddas

129

France: Island where Major Dreyfus was exiled

Devil's Island

130

Belgium: Largest port

Antwerp (major diamond processing center)

131

Algeria: 16th century fortress

Casbah

132

Guinea-Bissau: Capital

Bisseau

133

Germany: West German chancellor - 1969-1974

Willy Brandt

134

Indonesia: Capital and largest city

Jakarta

135

Germany: President of German Republic - 1925-1934

Paul von Hindenburg

136

Germany: Airship

Zeppelin

137

Great Britain: Capital of British India

Calcutta

138

Greece: Sappho's island

Lesbos

139

Indonesia: Volcanic island - erupted in 1883

Krakatoa

140

Ireland: Accent

Brogue

141

Germany: Oldest European university city

Heidelberg

142

Great Britain: London Baroque cathedral (burned 1666)

St. Paul's Cathedral

143

Botswana: Former Name

Bechuanaland

144

France: French leader - subject of a David painting

Jean Marat

145

Great Britain: Last Governor General of India - 1947

Lord Mountbatten

146

Germany: Chemist

Robert Bunsen

147

Great Britain: King who signed the Magna Carta - 1215

King John

148

Indonesia: Other main islands

Sumatra; Borneo; New Guinea

149

Australia: States

New South Wales; Victoria; Queensland; South Australia; Western Australia; Tasmania

150

Canada: The Prairie Provice

Manitoba

151

Greece: Tallest mountain

Olympus

152

Germany: German for Count

Graf

153

France: Paris river

Seine

154

Honduras: Language

Spanish

155

France: French Protestants

Huguenots

156

Belgium: Cheese

Limburger

157

Great Britain: Lord chancellor - 1618-1626 and philosopher

Francis Bacon

158

Iran: Darius' son - defeated by Athens - 480 BC

Xerxes

159

France: Palace built by Louis XIV

Versailles

160

France: She killed Marat

Charlotte Corday

161

France: Porcelain city

Limoges

162

France: Founder of modern chemistry

Antoinne Lavosier

163

Ireland: Glass works city

Waterford

164

Germany: Annual Bavarian party

Oktoberfest

165

Australia: Eucalyptus eater

Koala Bear

166

Great Britain: British ambassador to Turkey - 1799-1803

Lord Thomas Elgin (Elgin Marbles)

167

Cambodia: Royalty

King Norodom Sihanouk

168

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1955-1957

Earl Anthony Eden

169

France: Probability pioneer

Blaise Pascal

170

Germany: German for Substitute

Ersatz

171

Germany: German for Ghostly double

Doppelganger

172

Germany: Capital of Bavaria

Munich

173

France: Grand dictionary lexicographer

Pierre Larouse

174

Germany: Weimar school of arts and crafts

Bauhaus

175

France: Louis XIV's imprisoned brother (if that's true)

The Man in the Iron Mask

176

Great Britain: Second largest city

Birmingham

177

Indonesia: Leader forced to resign - 1998

Suharto

178

Argentina: Plains

The Pampas

179

India: Former Portuguese colony

Goa

180

Great Britain: London insane asylum

Bedlam

181

Germany: Capital

Berlin

182

Australia: Gum Tree

Eucalyptus

183

Brazil: Stadium

Maracana Stadium

184

Australia: Longest River

Darling River

185

Great Britain: Ancient astronomical stone relic

Stonehenge

186

India: Taj Mahal builder

Sha Jihan

187

Austria: Winter Olympics site - 1964 and 1976

Innsbruck

188

France: Ballooning brothers - 1793

Montgolfier brothers

189

Germany: City known for its baths

Baden Baden

190

Great Britain: Major river

Thames

191

France: Hot summer month

Thermidor

192

Iceland: Capital

Reykjavik

193

Great Britain: Home of British monarchs

Buckingham Palace

194

Australia: Nickname

"The Land Down Under"

195

Great Britain: Battle ending the Norman Conquest

Battle of Hastings

196

Georgia (Country): Sea

Black Sea

197

Brazil: Religion

Roman Catholic

198

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1945-1951

Clement Attlee

199

Austria: Currency

Shilling

200

Germany: West German chancellor - 1949-1963

Konrad Adenauer (Der Alte)

201

France: Film festival city

Cannes

202

Greece: Greek-American Opera singer

Maria Callas

203

Brazil: Royalty

Pedro I and II

204

Andorra: Mountains

Pyrenees

205

Bolivia: Mineral held in large deposits

Tin

206

Haiti: President - 1806-1820

Henri Christophe

207

Germany: German for Child prodigy

Wunderkind

208

Albania: Royalty

King Zog

209

Armenia: Mountains

Caucasus

210

Afghanistan: Ruling Party until US invasion

Taliban

211

Australia: Largest Island

Tasmania

212

Great Britain: Declaration calling for a Jewish homeland - 1917

Balfour Declaration

213

Belgium: City of treaty that ended war of 1812

Ghent

214

Great Britain: Private residence of British monarchs

Balmoral Castle

215

Australia: Prime Minister - 1991-1996

Bob Hanke

216

Iran: Currency

Rial

217

Great Britain: Playwright

Harold Pinter

218

France: Philosophical document of the revolution - 1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man

219

Germany: German for Dumplings

Spaetzle

220

Australia: Wild dog

Dingo

221

Haiti: Island

Hispaniola

222

France: Brigitte Bardot's tourist city

St. Tropez

223

Canada: Capital of Alberta

Edmonton

224

Great Britain: Conquest of 1066

Norman Conquest

225

Brazil: Religious statue overlooking Rio

Christ the Redeemer

226

Indonesia: Island in _South Pacific_ and resort

Bali

227

Argentina: Language

Spanish

228

Australia: Second largest city

Melbourne

229

Belgium: Capital and largest city

Brussels (NATO hq)

230

Belgium: Ethnic groups

Flemings; Walloons

231

Belgium: Flemish cartographer

Mercator

232

India: Clarified butter

Ghee

233

Great Britain: Oxford's rival

Cambridge

234

Great Britain: Man who found David Livingstone

Henry Morton Stanley

235

Belgium: Language

Flemish

236

Andorra: Principal language

Catalan

237

Great Britain: Mau Mau rebellion country

Kenya

238

Australia: Stagnant water

Billabong

239

Great Britain: Boys prep school - founded 1440

Eton

240

France: Current Government

The Fifth Republic

241

Ethiopia: Country newly independent from Ethiopia

Eritrea

242

Finland: Currency

Markka

243

Great Britain: Capital and largest city

London

244

Afghanistan: Mountain pass

Khyber Pass

245

Andorra: Capital

Andorra la Vella

246

Great Britain: London square with Lord Nelson's statue

Trafalgar Square

247

Ethiopia: Capital

Addis Ababa

248

Iraq: Capital

Baghdad

249

Greece: Ancient King of Crete

Minos

250

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Author of teen diary

Zlata (Frankovich)

251

France: Mustard region

Dijon

252

India: Spice

Curry

253

Africa's smallest mainland country

Gambia

254

France: Philosopher and Armine Bejart's lover

Moliere

255

Hungary: 19th century composer and piano virtuoso

Franz Liszt

256

Bolivia: Legal Capital

Sucre

257

Bolivia: Religion

Roman Catholic

258

Ireland: Lakes

Lakes of Killarney

259

Great Britain: Encyclopedia - debuting in 1768

Encyclopedia Britannica

260

Burkina Faso: Former name

Upper Volta

261

Argentina: Southern island shared with Chile

Tierra del Fuego

262

France: President - 1995 -

Jacques Chirac

263

Great Britain: London church where monarchs are crowned

Westminster Abby

264

Bolivia: Language

Spanish

265

Bahamas: Columbus' original landing point

San Salvador

266

Great Britain: Battle ending the War of the Roses

Battle of Bosworth Field

267

Great Britain: Romance Novelist

Barbara Cartland

268

Cambodia: Religion

Buddhism

269

Angola: Indigenous People

Bantu

270

Botswana: Desert

Kalahari

271

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1940-45 and 1951-1955

Sir Winston Churchill

272

Ireland: Dublin college

Trinity

273

Great Britain: London wax museum

Madame Tussaud's

274

Greece: Ancient Crete capital

Knossos

275

Georgia (Country): Capital

Tbilisi

276

Greece: second largest city

Thessalonika

277

France: Louis XV's lover

Madame Pompadour

278

Ireland: third largest city

limerick

279

Belarus: Capital

Minsk

280

Germany: Airship that set Atlantic crossing record - 1929

Graf Zeppelin

281

Guatemala: Capital

Guatemala City

282

Belgium: Fictional Detective

Hercule Poirot

283

Ghana: UN Secretary-General

Kofi Annon

284

Greece: Shipping magnate

Aristotle Onassis

285

India: Largest City

Bombay

286

France: Spa city and World War II capital

Vichy

287

Belgium: Religion

Roman Catholic

288

Bahamas: Nassau island

New Providence

289

Great Britain: African explorer who discovered lake Victoria

John Speke

290

France: Napoleon's third wife

Eugenie

291

Germany: Physicist

Max Plank

292

Argentina: Cowboys

Gauchos

293

Argentina: Gaucho Weapon

Bola

294

India: Currency

Rupee

295

France: He defeated Napoleon at Waterloo

Duke of Wellington

296

France: Marie Antoinette's mother

Maria Teresa (of the Hapsburgs)

297

Cambodia: Communist organization

Khmer Rouge

298

Albania: Capital

Tirana

299

Germany: Industrial region

Ruhr

300

France: Capital and largest city

Paris

301

Australia: Harbor Bridge location

Sydney

302

Germany: Airship that blew up at Lakehurst - NJ - 1937

Hindenburg

303

Argentina: Religion

Roman Catholic

304

Germany: Hamburg river

Elbe

305

Great Britain: Rhodes scholars attend this university

Oxford

306

France: Largest auto company

Renault

307

Germany: Playwright

Bertolt Brecht

308

Brazil: River

Amazon

309

Great Britain: 17th century diarist

Samuel Pepys

310

Germany: West German Capital

Bonn

311

Hungary: 20th century composer

Bela Bartok

312

Brazil: Actress who wore fruit on her head

Carmen Miranda

313

Finland: Gulf

Gulf of Bothnia

314

Great Britain: British calvary troops of India

Bengal Lancers

315

Australia: Singer

Olivia Newton John

316

Belgium: Flemish painter

Sir Anthony Van Dyck

317

Greece: Plain

Marathon

318

Great Britain: Prime minister 1990-1997

John Major

319

Australia: Sydney Harbor Landmark

The Opera House

320

Great Britain: Prime minister 1979-1990

Margaret Thatcher

321

Great Britain: 1381 John Bull and Watt Tyler tax revolt

Peasant's revolt

322

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1997-

Tony Blair

323

France: socialist president - 1981-1995

Francois Mitterand

324

Australia: Lake

Lake Eyre

325

Great Britain: London area with stature of Eros

Piccadilly Circus

326

Germany: German Chancellor 1998-

Gerhard Schroeder

327

Germany: Astronomer

Johannes Kepler

328

Great Britain: Stonehenge plain

Salisbury

329

Iceland: Currency

Krona

330

Brunei: Island

Borneo

331

France: Cardinal who opposed the Huguenots - 1629

Cardinal Richielieu

332

Australia: Bay

Botany Bay

333

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Capital

Sarajevo

334

Ghana: US ambassador

Shirley Temple Black

335

Austria: Composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

336

Great Britain: Late 19th century Prime Minister four times

William Gladstone

337

Belgium: WW I cemetary

Flanders field

338

France: Tourist coast

Cote d'Azur

339

Antigua and Barbuda: Capital

St. John's

340

Argentina: Currency

Peso

341

Great Britain: Palace that burned - 1997

Windsor Castle

342

France: Stained glass cathedral city

Chartres

343

Ghana: Capital

Accra

344

Hungary: Hungarian-American actress sisters

Magda - Zsa Zsa - and Eva Gabor

345

Great Britain: Nanny's formal name

Governess

346

India: Vivian Leigh's birthplace and tea center

Darjeeling

347

Bangladesh: Capital

Dhaka

348

Australia: Olympic sites

Summer 1956 in Melbourne - Summer 2000 in Sydney

349

Iran: Revolutionary government head - 1979-1989

Ayatollah Khomeini

350

Brazil: Rio beaches

Copacabana and Ipanima

351

India: Prime minister - 1984-1988

Rajiv Gandhi (Indira's son)

352

Gambia: Capital

Banjul

353

Grenada: Capital

St. George's

354

Great Britain: Westminster Abby cemetery

Poet's Corner

355

Austria: Vienna psychoanaysis pioneer

Sigmund Freud

356

Indonesia: Island fighting for independence

East Timor

357

Great Britain: British dungeon in India

Black hole of Calcutta

358

Great Britain: Hot springs city

Bath

359

Great Britain: News Service

Reuters

360

India: Agra Shrine

Taj Mahal

361

France: Paris' oldest bridge

Pont Neuf

362

France: Former seat of the Papacy

Avignon

363

France: Day the Huguenots were massacred

St. Bartholomew's Day

364

Estonia: Capital

Tallinn

365

France: Ruling family - 14th to 19th century

Bourbons

366

Germany: J.S. Bach's composer son

C.P.E. Bach

367

France: The Sun King

Louis XIV

368

Angola: Capital

Luanda

369

France: Robespierre's supporters

Jacobins

370

Iran: Persian empire founder - 548 BC

Cyrus the Great

371

Germany: Won Nobel Peace Prize in 1971

Willy Brandt

372

Bangladesh: Bay

Bey of Bengal

373

Burkina Faso: Capital

Ouagadougou

374

Belize: Capital

Belmopan

375

Haiti: President - 1957-1971

Francois Duvalier ("Papa Doc")

376

Iraq: Currency

Dinar

377

Greece: Acropolis' landmark

Parthenon

378

Bahamas: second largest city

Freeport

379

Germany: Steel making family

Krupp

380

Great Britain: Explorer who spoke 29 languages and translated _Arabian Nights_

Sir Richard Burton

381

Great Britain: Place where Magna Carta was signed

Runnymede

382

Great Britain: Wall hanging depicting the Norman Conquest

Bayeux Tapestry

383

Afghanistan: Freedom Fighters

Mudjaheddin

384

Belgium: Surrealist

Rene Magritte

385

Iran: Persian defeated at Marathon - 490 BC

Darius I

386

Finland: Capital

Helsinki

387

France: Floral symbol

Fleur-de-lis

388

Australia: Largest City

Sydney

389

France: Baby doctor

Ferdinand Lamaze

390

Indonesia: President 1999-

Abdurrahman Wahid

391

France: President - 1969-1974

Georges Pompidou

392

Honduras: Religion

Roman Catholic

393

Iraq: President - 1979-2003

Saddam Hussein

394

Argentina: Juan Peron's third wife and president 1974-76

Isabelle Peron

395

Australia: Female Author

Colleen McCullough

396

Cambodia: Former name

Kampuchea

397

Germany: Currency

Mark

398

India: Divisional system of society

Caste system

399

Germany: Baroque composer

Johann Sebastian Bach

400

Australia: Prime Minister after 1996

John Howard

401

Brazil: Largest City

Sao Paulo

402

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1916-1922

David Lloyd-George

403

Largest of Caribbean Leeward Islands

Antigua and Barbuda

404

Belize: Former Name

British Honduras

405

Austria: Holy Roman Empress

Maria Theresa

406

Brazil: Currency

Cruzeiro

407

Great Britain: Royal seaside resort

Brighton

408

India: Indian-American conductor

Zubin Mehta

409

Brazil: Former Capital

Rio de Janeiro

410

Hungary: Capital

Budapest

411

Greece: Capital and largest city

Athens

412

France: Napoleon's second wife

Josephine

413

Ghana: Former name

Gold Coast

414

France: Paris gardens

Tulleries

415

Great Britain: British West Point

Sandhurst

416

Germany: 19th century publisher

Baedeker

417

Great Britain: Travel agency founder - 1828

Thomas Cook

418

France: Army officer stripped of honor - 1895

Major Alfred Dreyfus

419

Argentina: Desert

Atacama

420

Greece: Peninsula

Peloponnesus

421

Great Britain: Lord Nelson's Lover

Emma Hamilton

422

Argentina: Falkland Islands Argentine name

Malvinas

423

Azerbaijan: World Chess champion - 1985-2000

Garry Kasparov

424

Great Britain: Jockey and mystery writer

Dick Francis

425

Great Britain: British envoy held hostage in Lebanon

Terry Waite

426

Great Britain: Lord Protector - 1653-1658

Oliver Cromwell

427

Indonesia: Suharto's predecessor

Sukarno

428

Belgium: Current King

Albert II

429

India: Gandhi's "Children of God"

The Untouchables

430

Iran: Police

Savak

431

France: He defended Major Dreyfus with _J'Accuse_

Emile Zola

432

Greece: Religion

Greek Orthodox

433

Austria: Actor

Arnold Schwarzeneggar

434

Hungary: Tennis player

Ilia Nastase

435

Belgium: Artist who taught van Dyck

Peter Paul Rubens

436

Germany: city destroyed in allied firestorm

Dresden

437

Australia: Tennis grand slam winner

Margaret Court

438

Guatemala: Currency

Quetzal

439

Great Britain: Conqueror of India - 1755-1756

Robert Clive (of Plassey)

440

Azerbaijan: Lake

Caspian Sea

441

Belarus: Currency

Ruble

442

Argentina: Capital

Buenos Aires

443

Argentina: Southern Plateau

Patagonia

444

Canada: Capital of Nova Scotia

Halifax

445

Bermuda: Capital

Hamilton

446

Great Britain: 17th century philosopher

John Locke

447

Honduras: Capital

Tegucigalpa

448

Greece: Currency

Drachma

449

India: Wheel of Law

Dharma Chakra

450

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leader - died in 1998

Pol Pot

451

Canada: Capital of Manitoba

Winnipeg

452

France: 12th century minstrels

Troubadours

453

Great Britain: Surveyor General of India - 1830-1841

Sir George Everest

454

Great Britain: 19th century anatomist

Henry Grey

455

Iran: Capital

Teheran

456

Hungary: Leader of 1956 revolt

Imre Nagy

457

Great Britain: Historian

Kenneth Clark

458

Finland: composer

Jean Sebelius

459

France: President - 1974-1981

Valery Giscard d'Estaing

460

Germany: Aspirin manufacturer

Bayer

461

India: Site of 1984 Union Carbide disaster

Bophal

462

Brunei: Ruler (by decree)

The Sultan of Brunei

463

Argentina: Juan Peron's presidency

1946-1955 and 1973-74

464

Greece: Greek-American Tennis player

Pete Sampras

465

Australia: Super Model

Elle McPherson

466

Indonesia: Jakarta's Island

Java

467

France: National Anthem

Les Marseilles

468

Germany: Noble family

Hohenzollern

469

Iran: President - 1989-

Rafsanjani

470

Iran: Persian poet

Omar Khayyam

471

Australia: Media Magnate

Rupert Murdoch

472

Honduras: Coastal Indians

Mesquita

473

Bolivia: Administrative capital

La Paz

474

India: Prophet of nonviolence - assassinated in 1948

Mahatma Gandhi

475

Austria: Dynasty - 1247-1918

Habsburg

476

Fiji: Capital

Suva

477

Great Britain: Port where the Beatles originated

Liverpool

478

Great Britain: Female in parliament - 1919-1945

Lady Nancy Astor

479

Canada: Canada's newest province

Newfoundland

480

Iceland: Major Religion

Lutheranism

481

Bangladesh: Language

Bengali

482

Australia: North coast city

Darwin

483

Australia: Capital

Canberra

484

Great Britain: Major and Thatcher's party

Conservative

485

Great Britain: Insurance Agency

Lloyd's of London

486

Honduras: Northern Indians and Pyramid builders

Mayans

487

Guatemala: Religion

Roman Catholic

488

Great Britain: 17th century poet and dramatist

John Dryden

489

Iran: Shah of Iran - 1941-1979

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

490

Germany: German for Pipe

Meerschaum

491

Belgium: Colony

The Belgian Congo

492

Finland: Northern herdsmen

Lapps

493

Germany: Twin tower cathedral city

Cologne

494

Great Britain: 1455-1485 war

War of the Roses

495

Austria: Capital and largest city

Vienna (The Waltz City)

496

Argentina: River

Rio de la Plata

497

Bahamas: Capital and largest city

Nassau

498

Great Britain: Barrister

Lawyer

499

France: Jacques Chirac's position before president

Mayor of Paris

500

Belarus: Religion

Eastern Orthodox