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Mediterranean Europe is the only region of Europe not defined by a location
If it was it would be described as what

Southern Europe

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Western Europe is dominated by its largest nations of France and Germany
Another country in Western Europe is

Belgium

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Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland are part of Northern Europe, but more specifically they are part of what

The Nordic countries

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What dominated a large region in Eastern Europe after WWII

Soviet Union

4

What are the 2 dominant countries of Western Europe

France
Germany

5

What was the city-state that produced the first democracy

Athens

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What was the official religion of the Roman Empire

Christianity

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What were the Vikings the ancient inhabitants of

The Nordic countries

8

What two religions were the Crusades fought between

Christian
Muslim

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Who filled the void when the great power of Greece fell

Rome

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Who had built a global empire by the 1800s

England

11

No one has successfully invaded England on its own soil since who

William the Conqueror of the Normans in the 1000s

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Which region of Europe has great diversity because of its history as a cultural crossroads

Eastern

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What would be found in a region that had undergone Balkanization

Several small, hostile states

14

What spread from Asia to Europe and caused the deaths of millions of people

Bubonic plague

15

Who are famous musicians from Germany and Austria

Bach
Beethoven
Mozart

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Great Britain played a large role in the development of the modern world through what

Representative government
Spreading the industrial revolution

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What country has the oldest parliament in the world

Iceland

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The high-tech region known as Silicon Glen was located where

Northern Europe

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What is the place in Northern Europe with the greatest diversity

London, England

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What are two sports that England is really known for

Rugby
Cricket

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Hitler's invasion of what country forced the allies to go to war

Poland

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In the 1980s, the Soviet Union had a reasonable leader come to power who worked with The West much more than his predecessors had. Who was he

Mikhael Gorbachev

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How do the people feel under communism

Not empowered

24

In the 1980s, the city of Berlin was located where

East Germany

25

Does Great Britain still rule over many countries today

No

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Is the Magna Carta a Swedish document

No

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What is the currency used through much of Europe today

Euro

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Why do the countries in Northern Europe pay high taxes

They have social welfare programs

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Did all of the countries avoid bloodshed when hey defeated communism

No

30

What part of Europe is still suffering today as a result of the communist regimes that ruled for so long

Eastern

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Would the Nordic countries, based on their location on the globe, do better in the summer or Winter Olympics

Winter

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Who never conquered the German territory

Rome

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What part of Europe has a national healthcare system

Northern

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Who dominated the satellite nations of Eastern Europe following WWII

Soviet Union

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What is the most likely religion of the people living in the Nordic countries

Protestant

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What country is famous for its high-speed trains, high-fashion clothes, and gourmet foods

France

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The country that was formed after England took over Wales, Soctland, and Ireland is called what

United Kingdom

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Who were the Muslims from turkey who conquered part of Eastern Europe in the 1400s

Ottomans

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What was the movement begun in the 1500s to correct problems in the Catholic Church

Reformation

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In the early 1900s, independence was declared by four of the six republics of what

Yugoslavia

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The period of renewed interest in learning and the arts, which began in Italy in the 14th century

Renaissance

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After World War II, this country was divided into east and west, but in 1990, the two nations reunified into what nation called

Germany

43

What does Yugoslavia mean

"Land of the South Slavs"

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Many people of this ethnic group sided with Hitler and had Serbs and Jews killed during WWII

Croatians

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The communist leader who kept Yugoslavia independent of Soviet Rule and managed to calm ethnic tensions

Josip Broz Tito

46

Serbia looked to expand its territory and seize territories that had large Serbian minorities in the

1990s

47

Who was the Serbian leader that was arrested for war crimes and died in prison

Slobodan Milosevic

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To eradicate a certain ethnic group using violence

Ethnic cleansing

49

The mountain range that separated the Northern European and West Siberian plain

Ural Mountains

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What do the Caucasus mountains form the border between

Russia
Transcaucasia

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The fertile soul found on the Northern European plain

Chernozem

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The longest river on the European continent

Volga

53

The oldest and deepest lake in the world

Lake Baikal

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A region known for frigid temperatures as well as it's many natural resources

Siberia

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The term used to describe a region's distance away from the moderating influence of the sea

Continentality

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One type of vegetation that is not found in Russia and the republics

Swamp

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What was damages by efforts to use its waters for irrigation of nearby farms

Aral Sea

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The term that is used to describe the permanently frozen subsoil in Siberia

Permafrost

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