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Germany: Bauhaus architect

Walter Gropius

2

Germany: Hamburg river

Elbe

3

Germany: 18th century transcendental philosopher

Immanuel Kant

4

Germany: 1930s actress

Marlene Dietrich

5

Germany: Physicist

Max Plank

6

Germany: German-American Physicist

Albert Einstein

7

Germany: Chemist

Robert Bunsen

8

Germany: Astronomer

Johannes Kepler

9

Great Britain: Foreign ambasador's residence

St. James Court

10

Germany: Weimar school of arts and crafts

Bauhaus

11

Germany: German Chancellor 1998-

Gerhard Schroeder

12

Germany: Steel making family

Krupp

13

Germany: Baroque composer

Johann Sebastian Bach

14

Germany: J.S. Bach's composer son

C.P.E. Bach

15

Germany: Noble family

Hohenzollern

16

Germany: Annual Bavarian party

Oktoberfest

17

Germany: 16th century Reformation leader

Martin Luther

18

Germany: 19th century publisher

Baedeker

19

Germany: Airship

Zeppelin

20

Germany: Playwright

Bertolt Brecht

21

Germany: German chancellor - 1871-1890

Otto Von Bismark

22

Georgia (Country): Sea

Black Sea

23

Germany: Capital

Berlin

24

Germany: West German Capital

Bonn

25

Germany: Port and second largest city

Hamburg

26

Germany: Twin tower cathedral city

Cologne

27

Germany: Oldest European university city

Heidelberg

28

Germany: city destroyed in allied firestorm

Dresden

29

Germany: Home of Wagner music festival

Bayreuth

30

Germany: Currency

Mark

31

Germany: City known for its baths

Baden Baden

32

Germany: Industrial region

Ruhr

33

Germany: Emperor - 1890-1918

Kaiser Wilhelm II

34

Germany: President of German Republic - 1925-1934

Paul von Hindenburg

35

Germany: West German chancellor - 1949-1963

Konrad Adenauer (Der Alte)

36

Germany: West German chancellor - 1969-1974

Willy Brandt

37

Germany: Won Nobel Peace Prize in 1971

Willy Brandt

38

Germany: West German chancellor - 1974-1982

Helmut Schmidt

39

Germany: West German and German chancellor - 1982-1998

Helmut Kohl

40

Germany: Aspirin manufacturer

Bayer

41

Germany: Capital of Bavaria

Munich

42

Great Britain: Lord chancellor - 1618-1626 and philosopher

Francis Bacon

43

Germany: Airship that set Atlantic crossing record - 1929

Graf Zeppelin

44

Great Britain: Major and Thatcher's party

Conservative

45

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1955-1957

Earl Anthony Eden

46

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1945-1951

Clement Attlee

47

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

Sir Winston Churchill

48

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1937-1940

Neville Chamberlain

49

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1916-1922

David Lloyd-George

50

Great Britain: Late 19th century Prime Minister four times

William Gladstone

51

Great Britain: Prime minister 1990-1997

John Major

52

Great Britain: Lord Protector - 1653-1658

Oliver Cromwell

53

Great Britain: Tony Blair's party

Labour

54

Great Britain: Rhodes scholars attend this university

Oxford

55

Great Britain: Oxford's rival

Cambridge

56

Great Britain: Boys prep school - founded 1440

Eton

57

Great Britain: Private residence of British monarchs

Balmoral Castle

58

Great Britain: Home of British monarchs

Buckingham Palace

59

Great Britain: Palace that burned - 1997

Windsor Castle

60

Great Britain: Prince and Princess of Wales home

Kensington Palace

61

Ethiopia: Capital

Addis Ababa

62

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1874-1880

Benjamin Disraeli

63

Ghana: US ambassador

Shirley Temple Black

64

Georgia (Country): President - 1995-

Edvard Shevardnadze

65

Germany: German for snout

Snorkel

66

Germany: German for Ghostly double

Doppelganger

67

Germany: German for Child prodigy

Wunderkind

68

Germany: German for Pipe

Meerschaum

69

Germany: German for Count

Graf

70

Germany: German for Substitute

Ersatz

71

Germany: German for Dumplings

Spaetzle

72

Great Britain: Prime minister 1979-1990

Margaret Thatcher

73

Ghana: Former name

Gold Coast

74

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

Hindenburg

75

Ghana: UN Secretary-General

Kofi Annon

76

Great Britain: Capital and largest city

London

77

Great Britain: Second largest city

Birmingham

78

Great Britain: Major river

Thames

79

Great Britain: National anthem

_God Save the King (Queen)_

80

Great Britain: Port where the Beatles originated

Liverpool

81

Great Britain: Hot springs city

Bath

82

Great Britain: Prime minister - 1997-

Tony Blair

83

Ghana: Capital

Accra

84

France: Paris river

Seine

85

France: Ruling family - 14th to 19th century

Bourbons

86

France: President - 1969-1974

Georges Pompidou

87

France: President - 1974-1981

Valery Giscard d'Estaing

88

France: socialist president - 1981-1995

Francois Mitterand

89

France: President - 1995 -

Jacques Chirac

90

France: Jacques Chirac's position before president

Mayor of Paris

91

France: Premier - 1906-1909 and 1917-1920

Georges Clemenceau

92

France: Floral symbol

Fleur-de-lis

93

France: Current Government

The Fifth Republic

94

France: Paris gardens

Tulleries

95

France: National Anthem

Les Marseilles

96

France: Paris' oldest bridge

Pont Neuf

97

France: Tourist coast

Cote d'Azur

98

France: Mustard region

Dijon

99

France: Hot summer month

Thermidor

100

France: Empire including France - 900 AD

Carolingian

101

France: 12th century minstrels

Troubadours

102

France: Ruling house of France - 987-1328

Capetians

103

Georgia (Country): Religion

Eastern Orthodox

104

France: Paris site of the tomb of the unknown soldier

Arc de Triomphe

105

Finland: Runner known as the "Flying Finn"

Paavo Nurmi

106

Ireland: Lakes

Lakes of Killarney

107

Ethiopia: Country newly independent from Ethiopia

Eritrea

108

Fiji: Capital

Suva

109

Fiji: Largest Island

Viti Levu

110

Finland: Capital

Helsinki

111

Finland: Gulf

Gulf of Bothnia

112

Finland: Currency

Markka

113

Finland: Northern herdsmen

Lapps

114

France: President - 1958-1969

Charles de Gaulle

115

Finland: Finnish-American architect

Eero Saarinen

116

France: Philosopher and Armine Bejart's lover

Moliere

117

France: Capital and largest city

Paris

118

France: Southern port

Marseille

119

France: Film festival city

Cannes

120

France: Brigitte Bardot's tourist city

St. Tropez

121

France: Spa city and World War II capital

Vichy

122

France: Former seat of the Papacy

Avignon

123

France: Stained glass cathedral city

Chartres

124

France: Porcelain city

Limoges

125

Finland: composer

Jean Sebelius

126

France: Ballooning brothers - 1793

Montgolfier brothers

127

France: Middle age middle class

Bourgeoisie

128

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

Napoleon III (Louis Napoleon)

129

France: Army officer stripped of honor - 1895

Major Alfred Dreyfus

130

France: He defended Major Dreyfus with _J'Accuse_

Emile Zola

131

France: Island where Major Dreyfus was exiled

Devil's Island

132

France: Trendsetter and actress - 1890s

Sarah Bernhardt

133

France: Philosopher who developed analytical geometry

Rene Descartes

134

France: Founder of modern chemistry

Antoinne Lavosier

135

France: Napoleon's brother - King of Rome

Napoleon II

136

France: Photography pioneer - 19th century

Louis Deguarre

137

France: He defeated Napoleon at Waterloo

Duke of Wellington

138

France: Probability pioneer

Blaise Pascal

139

France: Baby doctor

Ferdinand Lamaze

140

France: Largest auto company

Renault

141

Gambia: Capital

Banjul

142

Africa's smallest mainland country

Gambia

143

Gabon: Capital

Libreville

144

Georgia (Country): Capital

Tbilisi

145

Great Britain: London church where monarchs are crowned

Westminster Abby

146

France: Grand dictionary lexicographer

Pierre Larouse

147

France: The Sun King

Louis XIV

148

France: French Protestants

Huguenots

149

France: Cardinal who opposed the Huguenots - 1629

Cardinal Richielieu

150

France: Day the Huguenots were massacred

St. Bartholomew's Day

151

France: Philosophical document of the revolution - 1789

Declaration of the Rights of Man

152

France: Prison stormed by French peasants

Bastille

153

France: Date of the storming of the Bastille

July 14 1789

154

France: French leader - subject of a David painting

Jean Marat

155

France: She killed Marat

Charlotte Corday

156

France: Napoleon's brother - King of Spain

Joseph Bonaparte

157

France: Robespierre's supporters

Jacobins

158

Georgia (Country): Mountains

Caucasus

159

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

The Man in the Iron Mask

160

France: Louis XV's lover

Madame Pompadour

161

France: Louis XVI's Queen

Marie Antoinette

162

France: Marie Antoinette's mother

Maria Teresa (of the Hapsburgs)

163

France: Palace built by Louis XIV

Versailles

164

France: Versailles' hall

The Hall of Mirrors

165

France: Napoleon's second wife

Josephine

166

France: Napoleon's third wife

Eugenie

167

France: leader deposed on 9 Thermidor - 1794

Maximillian Robespierre

168

India: Currency

Rupee

169

Hungary: Tennis player

Ilia Nastase

170

Hungary: Hungarian-American actress sisters

Magda - Zsa Zsa - and Eva Gabor

171

Iceland: Capital

Reykjavik

172

Iceland: Currency

Krona

173

Iceland: Major source of energy

Geothermal

174

Iceland: Major Religion

Lutheranism

175

Iceland: 12th to 13th century literature

Eddas

176

Great Britain: Royal seaside resort

Brighton

177

India: Largest City

Bombay

178

Hungary: Leader of 1956 revolt

Imre Nagy

179

India: Divisional system of society

Caste system

180

India: Agra Shrine

Taj Mahal

181

India: Taj Mahal builder

Sha Jihan

182

India: Prophet of nonviolence - assassinated in 1948

Mahatma Gandhi

183

India: Gandhi's successor

Jawaharlal Nehru

184

India: Female prime minister - 1980-1984

Indira Gandhi (Nehru's daughter)

185

India: Prime minister - 1984-1988

Rajiv Gandhi (Indira's son)

186

India: Wheel of Law

Dharma Chakra

187

India: Capital

New Dehli

188

Honduras: Religion

Roman Catholic

189

Guatemala: Currency

Quetzal

190

Guatemala: Religion

Roman Catholic

191

Guinea-Bissau: Capital

Bisseau

192

Haiti: Capital

Port-au-Prince

193

Haiti: Island

Hispaniola

194

Haiti: President - 1806-1820

Henri Christophe

195

Haiti: President - 1957-1971

Francois Duvalier ("Papa Doc")

196

Haiti: President - 1971-1986

Jean Claude Duvalier ("Baby Doc")

197

Hungary: 20th century composer

Bela Bartok

198

Honduras: Capital

Tegucigalpa

199

Hungary: 19th century composer and piano virtuoso

Franz Liszt

200

Honduras: Language

Spanish

201

Honduras: Northern Indians and Pyramid builders

Mayans

202

Honduras: Coastal Indians

Mesquita

203

Hungary: Capital

Budapest

204

Hungary: Language

Magyar

205

Hungary: Patron Saint

St. Stephen

206

Hungary: Year of revolt against communist government

1956

207

India: Indian-American conductor

Zubin Mehta

208

Haiti: President - 1991-

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

209

Ireland: Capital and largest city

Dublin

210

India: Guitar

Sitar

211

Iran: Persian prophet 6th century BC

Zoroaster

212

Iran: Persian poet

Omar Khayyam

213

Iran: Persian empire founder - 548 BC

Cyrus the Great

214

Iran: Persian defeated at Marathon - 490 BC

Darius I

215

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

Xerxes

216

Iraq: Capital

Baghdad

217

Iraq: President - 1979-2003

Saddam Hussein

218

Iran: Currency

Rial

219

Iraq: Northern minority group

Kurds

220

Iran: President - 1989-

Rafsanjani

221

Ireland: second largest city

Cork

222

Ireland: third largest city

limerick

223

Ireland: Glass works city

Waterford

224

Ireland: Language

Gaelic

225

Ireland: Accent

Brogue

226

Ireland: patron saint

St. Patrick

227

Ireland: Dublin college

Trinity

228

Afghanistan: Capital

Kabul

229

Iraq: Currency

Dinar

230

Indonesia: Island in _South Pacific_ and resort

Bali

231

Greece: Royalty

George; Alexander

232

India: Clarified butter

Ghee

233

India: Spice

Curry

234

India: Site of 1984 Union Carbide disaster

Bophal

235

India: Gandhi's "Children of God"

The Untouchables

236

India: Vivian Leigh's birthplace and tea center

Darjeeling

237

India: Former Portuguese colony

Goa

238

Indonesia: Capital and largest city

Jakarta

239

Iran: Police

Savak

240

Indonesia: Other main islands

Sumatra; Borneo; New Guinea

241

India: Sitar player

Ravi Shankar

242

Indonesia: Island fighting for independence

East Timor

243

Indonesia: Volcanic island - erupted in 1883

Krakatoa

244

Indonesia: President 1999-

Abdurrahman Wahid

245

Indonesia: Leader forced to resign - 1998

Suharto

246

Indonesia: Suharto's predecessor

Sukarno

247

Iran: Capital

Teheran

248

Iran: Shah of Iran - 1941-1979

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

249

Iran: Revolutionary government head - 1979-1989

Ayatollah Khomeini

250

Indonesia: Jakarta's Island

Java

251

Great Britain: Female in parliament - 1919-1945

Lady Nancy Astor

252

Great Britain: 17th century philosopher

John Locke

253

Great Britain: Admiral at Trafalgar

Lord Horatio Nelson

254

Great Britain: Lord Nelson's Lover

Emma Hamilton

255

Great Britain: British ambassador to Turkey - 1799-1803

Lord Thomas Elgin (Elgin Marbles)

256

Great Britain: Commander defeated at Khartoum - 1884

Charles (Chinese) Gordon

257

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

Sir Richard Burton

258

Great Britain: African explorer who discovered lake Victoria

John Speke

259

Great Britain: Man who found David Livingstone

Henry Morton Stanley

260

Great Britain: Battle ending the War of the Roses

Battle of Bosworth Field

261

Great Britain: Surveyor General of India - 1830-1841

Sir George Everest

262

Great Britain: Opponents in the War of the Roses

Red Rose of Lancaster vs. White Rose of York

263

Great Britain: Last Governor General of India - 1947

Lord Mountbatten

264

Great Britain: Capital of British India

Calcutta

265

Great Britain: British calvary troops of India

Bengal Lancers

266

Great Britain: British dungeon in India

Black hole of Calcutta

267

Great Britain: Mau Mau rebellion country

Kenya

268

Great Britain: Declaration calling for a Jewish homeland - 1917

Balfour Declaration

269

Great Britain: 17th century diarist

Samuel Pepys

270

Guatemala: Capital

Guatemala City

271

Great Britain: Conqueror of India - 1755-1756

Robert Clive (of Plassey)

272

Great Britain: Wall hanging depicting the Norman Conquest

Bayeux Tapestry

273

Great Britain: Westminster Abby cemetery

Poet's Corner

274

Great Britain: London Baroque cathedral (burned 1666)

St. Paul's Cathedral

275

Great Britain: London square with Lord Nelson's statue

Trafalgar Square

276

Great Britain: London area with stature of Eros

Piccadilly Circus

277

Great Britain: London wax museum

Madame Tussaud's

278

Great Britain: London museum with the Rosetta Stone

British Museum

279

Great Britain: London park known for its orators

Hyde Park

280

Great Britain: London insane asylum

Bedlam

281

Great Britain: Place where British fleet defeated Napoleon

Trafalgar

282

Great Britain: Battle ending the Norman Conquest

Battle of Hastings

283

Great Britain: 18th century pottery maker

Josiah Wedgewood

284

Great Britain: King who signed the Magna Carta - 1215

King John

285

Great Britain: Place where Magna Carta was signed

Runnymede

286

Great Britain: Ancient astronomical stone relic

Stonehenge

287

Great Britain: Stonehenge plain

Salisbury

288

Great Britain: Man murdered in Canterbury Cathedral

St. Thomas a Beckett

289

Great Britain: 13th century scholar and alchemist

Roger Bacon

290

Great Britain: 1381 John Bull and Watt Tyler tax revolt

Peasant's revolt

291

Great Britain: 1455-1485 war

War of the Roses

292

Great Britain: Conquest of 1066

Norman Conquest

293

Greece: Sappho's island

Lesbos

294

Great Britain: 17th century poet and dramatist

John Dryden

295

Greece: Currency

Drachma

296

Greece: Religion

Greek Orthodox

297

Greece: Peninsula

Peloponnesus

298

Greece: Oracle site

Delphi

299

Greece: Acropolis' landmark

Parthenon

300

Greece: Largest Island

Crete

301

Greece: Ancient Crete capital

Knossos

302

Greece: largest port

Piraeus

303

Greece: Second largest island

Euboea

304

Greece: second largest city

Thessalonika

305

Greece: Tallest mountain

Olympus

306

Greece: Plain

Marathon

307

Greece: Mountain Pass

Thermopylae

308

Greece: Shipping magnate

Aristotle Onassis

309

Greece: Greek-American Tennis player

Pete Sampras

310

Greece: Greek-American Opera singer

Maria Callas

311

Greece: Liquor

Ouzo

312

Estonia: Capital

Tallinn

313

Greece: Ancient King of Crete

Minos

314

Great Britain: Insurance Agency

Lloyd's of London

315

Great Britain: 18th century furniture maker

Thomas Chippendale

316

Great Britain: 19th century anatomist

Henry Grey

317

Great Britain: Engraver

William Hogarth

318

Great Britain: Romance Novelist

Barbara Cartland

319

Great Britain: Jockey and mystery writer

Dick Francis

320

Great Britain: Landscape painter

John Constable

321

Great Britain: Constable's rival

William Turner

322

Great Britain: Historian

Kenneth Clark

323

Greece: Last King

Constantine II

324

Great Britain: News Service

Reuters

325

Grenada: Capital

St. George's

326

Great Britain: Encyclopedia - debuting in 1768

Encyclopedia Britannica

327

Great Britain: Barrister

Lawyer

328

Great Britain: Nanny's formal name

Governess

329

Great Britain: Travel agency founder - 1828

Thomas Cook

330

Great Britain: British West Point

Sandhurst

331

Great Britain: British envoy held hostage in Lebanon

Terry Waite

332

Great Britain: Ballerina

Dame Margot Fonteyn

333

Greece: Capital and largest city

Athens

334

Great Britain: Playwright

Harold Pinter

335

Belgium: Cheese

Limburger

336

Belgium: Religion

Roman Catholic

337

Belgium: WW I cemetary

Flanders field

338

Belgium: Language

Flemish

339

Belgium: Ethnic groups

Flemings; Walloons

340

Belgium: Flemish cartographer

Mercator

341

Belgium: Flemish painter

Sir Anthony Van Dyck

342

Belgium: Surrealist

Rene Magritte

343

Canada: Canada's newest province

Newfoundland

344

Belgium: Fictional Detective

Hercule Poirot

345

Belgium: Largest port

Antwerp (major diamond processing center)

346

Belgium: Current King

Albert II

347

Belgium: Other royalty

Leopold I and II; Baudouin

348

Belgium: Colony

The Belgian Congo

349

Belize: Former Name

British Honduras

350

Belize: Capital

Belmopan

351

Bermuda: Capital

Hamilton

352

Bolivia: Legal Capital

Sucre

353

Bolivia: Administrative capital

La Paz

354

Belgium: Artist who taught van Dyck

Peter Paul Rubens

355

Bangladesh: Former name

East Pakistan

356

Austria: Vienna psychoanaysis pioneer

Sigmund Freud

357

Azerbaijan: Capital

Baku

358

Azerbaijan: Mountains

Caucasus

359

Azerbaijan: Lake

Caspian Sea

360

Azerbaijan: World Chess champion - 1985-2000

Garry Kasparov

361

Bahamas: Capital and largest city

Nassau

362

Bahamas: second largest city

Freeport

363

Bahamas: Nassau island

New Providence

364

Belgium: Currency

Franc

365

Bahamas: Columbus' original landing point

San Salvador

366

Belgium: City of treaty that ended war of 1812

Ghent

367

Bangladesh: Capital

Dhaka

368

Bangladesh: Bay

Bey of Bengal

369

Bangladesh: Language

Bengali

370

Belarus: Capital

Minsk

371

Belarus: Religion

Eastern Orthodox

372

Belarus: Currency

Ruble

373

Belgium: Capital and largest city

Brussels (NATO hq)

374

Bolivia: Lake

Titicaca

375

Bahamas: Largest Island

Andros

376

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge leader - died in 1998

Pol Pot

377

Bolivia: Religion

Roman Catholic

378

Bulgaria: Capital

Sofia

379

Bulgaria: Royalty

King Boris III

380

Burkina Faso: Former name

Upper Volta

381

Burkina Faso: Capital

Ouagadougou

382

Cambodia: Former name

Kampuchea

383

Cambodia: Capital

Phnom Penh

384

Cambodia: Religion

Buddhism

385

Brunei: Island

Borneo

386

Cambodia: Communist organization

Khmer Rouge

387

Brazil: Actress who wore fruit on her head

Carmen Miranda

388

Cambodia: Ancient Buddhist temple

Angkor Wat

389

Cambodia: Royalty

King Norodom Sihanouk

390

Canada: Capital of Alberta

Edmonton

391

Canada: Capital of British Columbia

Victoria (The Garden City)

392

Canada: Capital of Manitoba

Winnipeg

393

Canada: The Prairie Provice

Manitoba

394

Canada: Capital of New Brunswick

Fredericton

395

Ethiopia: Emperor 1930-74

Haile Selassie (aka Ras Tafari)

396

Cambodia: Ancient Empire

Khmer Empire

397

Brazil: Rio beaches

Copacabana and Ipanima

398

Austria: Mozart's birthplace

Salzburg

399

Bolivia: Mineral held in large deposits

Tin

400

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Capital

Sarajevo

401

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Author of teen diary

Zlata (Frankovich)

402

Botswana: Former Name

Bechuanaland

403

Botswana: Capital

Gabarone

404

Botswana: Desert

Kalahari

405

Botswana: Swamp

Okavango

406

Brunei: Ruler (by decree)

The Sultan of Brunei

407

Brazil: Former Capital

Rio de Janeiro

408

Bolivia: Language

Spanish

409

Brazil: Religious statue overlooking Rio

Christ the Redeemer

410

Brazil: Largest City

Sao Paulo

411

Brazil: Language

Portuguese

412

Brazil: Religion

Roman Catholic

413

Brazil: Currency

Cruzeiro

414

Brazil: River

Amazon

415

Brazil: Stadium

Maracana Stadium

416

Brazil: Royalty

Pedro I and II

417

Brazil: Capital

Brasilia

418

Argentina: Gaucho Weapon

Bola

419

Australia: Capital

Canberra

420

Argentina: Desert

Atacama

421

Argentina: Mountain

Aconcagua (shared with Chile)

422

Argentina: River

Rio de la Plata

423

Argentina: Strait

Strait of Magellan

424

Argentina: Southern Plateau

Patagonia

425

Argentina: Plains

The Pampas

426

Argentina: Southern island shared with Chile

Tierra del Fuego

427

Argentina: Religion

Roman Catholic

428

Argentina: Cowboys

Gauchos

429

Argentina: Currency

Peso

430

Argentina: President 1946-1955 and 1973-74

Juan Peron

431

Argentina: Juan Peron's presidency

1946-1955 and 1973-74

432

Argentina: Juan Peron's second wife - died 1972

Evita (Eva) Peron

433

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

Isabelle Peron

434

Argentina: Tennis star

Gabriela Sabatini

435

Armenia: Capital

Yerevan

436

Armenia: Mountains

Caucasus

437

Austria: Holy Roman Empress

Maria Theresa

438

Argentina: Falkland Islands Argentine name

Malvinas

439

Andorra: Mountains

Pyrenees

440

Afghanistan: Freedom Fighters

Mudjaheddin

441

Afghanistan: Ruling Party until US invasion

Taliban

442

Afghanistan: Mountain pass

Khyber Pass

443

Albania: Capital

Tirana

444

Albania: Royalty

King Zog

445

Albania: Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Mother Teresa

446

Algeria: What country's former colony?

France

447

Algeria: Capital

Algiers

448

Argentina: Language

Spanish

449

Andorra: Capital

Andorra la Vella

450

Australia: Prime Minister - 1991-1996

Bob Hanke

451

Andorra: Principal language

Catalan

452

Angola: What country's former colony?

Portugal

453

Angola: Capital

Luanda

454

Angola: Indigenous People

Bantu

455

Angola: Language

Portuguese

456

Antigua and Barbuda: Capital

St. John's

457

Largest of Caribbean Leeward Islands

Antigua and Barbuda

458

Argentina: Capital

Buenos Aires

459

Algeria: 16th century fortress

Casbah

460

Australia: Reef

Great Barrier Reef

461

Australia: Nickname

"The Land Down Under"

462

Australia: Opera Singer

Nellie Melba

463

Australia: Female Author

Colleen McCullough

464

Australia: Super Model

Elle McPherson

465

Australia: Tennis grand slam winner

Margaret Court

466

Australia: Media Magnate

Rupert Murdoch

467

Australia: Olympic sites

Summer 1956 in Melbourne - Summer 2000 in Sydney

468

Australia: Gum Tree

Eucalyptus

469

Australia: Actor

Paul Hogan

470

Australia: Duckbilled mammal

Platypus

471

Australia: Stagnant water

Billabong

472

Austria: Capital and largest city

Vienna (The Waltz City)

473

Austria: Dynasty - 1247-1918

Habsburg

474

Austria: Currency

Shilling

475

Austria: Winter Olympics site - 1964 and 1976

Innsbruck

476

Austria: Newspaper

_Wiener Zuting_

477

Austria: UN Secretary-General

Kurt Waldheim

478

Austria: Composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

479

Canada: Capital of Nova Scotia

Halifax

480

Australia: Eucalyptus eater

Koala Bear

481

Australia: Largest Island

Tasmania

482

Australia: Prime Minister after 1996

John Howard

483

Australia: States

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

484

Australia: Currency

Dollar

485

Australia: Largest City

Sydney

486

Australia: Second largest city

Melbourne

487

Australia: Western City

Perth

488

Australia: North coast city

Darwin

489

Australia: Harbor Bridge location

Sydney

490

Australia: Singer

Olivia Newton John

491

Australia: Sydney Harbor Landmark

The Opera House

492

Austria: Actor

Arnold Schwarzeneggar

493

Australia: Longest River

Darling River

494

Australia: Lake

Lake Eyre

495

Australia: Bay

Botany Bay

496

Australia: Eastern Sea

Tasman Sea

497

Australia: Color changing landmark

Ayres Rock

498

Australia: Wild dog

Dingo

499

Australia: Native People

Aborigines

500

Australia: Aboriginal rite

Walkabout