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Capital of Italy

Rome

2

city with the famous "leaning tower"

Pisa

3

mainland Europe's only active volcano

Mt. Vesuvius

4

the island at the toe of Italy's boot

Sicily

5

Italy is often called the "Home of the ____"

Renaissance

6

Germany is often called the "Land of the ____"

Reformation

7

Adolf Hitler's desire to conquer led to

World War II

8

The capital of Germany

Berlin

9

Bach, Handel, & Beethoven were three famous German

musicians

10

The country that was reunited in the spring of 1990 was

Germany

11

The German city that was divided after World War II was

Berlin

12

Europe's most important inland waterway

Rhine

13

the leader of the National Socialist Party (NAZI) in Germany was

Adolf Hitler

14

One of the greatest scientific geniuses of all time

Albert Einstein

15

the leader of the Protestant Reformation in France

John Calvin

16

the World War II hero who became president of the Fifth Republic

Charles de Gaulle

17

the scientist who taught the world how to protect against germs

Louis Pasteur

18

young peasant girl who led the French army to victory, but was later captured and burned at the stake

Joan of Arc

19

the French emperor who wanted to conquer all of the world

Napoleon Bonaparte

20

The highest peak in France

Mont Blanc

21

the capital of France

Paris

22

a famous French landmark

the Eiffel Tower

23

Spain & Portugal are on the ____ Peninsula

Iberian

24

the capital of Spain

Madrid

25

the Strait of Gibraltar separates the Iberian Peninsula from ____

Africa

26

The huge swamp in southern Spain is called

The Tidelands

27

the first man to sail around the world

Magellan

28

Matadors in Spain fight

bulls

29

The Iberian Peninsula is separated from the rest of Europe by the ____ Mountains

Pyrenees

30

Italian painter of the Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci

31

Italian dictator and leader of the Fascists

Mussolini

32

a great scientist

Galileo

33

first European to travel all the way across Asia

Marco Polo

34

Italian sculptor of David and Moses

Michelangelo

35

You will label the following on the map of Europe:

Adriatic Sea, Baltic Sea, Athens, Oslo, Sweden, Helsinki, Pyrenees, Portugal, Paris, Rhine River

36

Norway is called the "Land of the Midnight ____"

Sun

37

the capital of Norway

Oslo

38

long, narrow inlets of the sea with high, rocky banks along the coastline of Norway

fjords

39

On the Jutland Peninsula is the country of

Denmark

40

the most famous writer from Denmark was Hans Christian _____

Andersen

41

the world's largest island _____ is owned by Denmark.

Greenland

42

Because of all the volcanoes, hot springs, and geysers found alongside its glaciers, Iceland is called the "Land of ___ and ____"

Fire & Ice

43

North of the Arctic Circle in the Frigid Zone are the ____ regions.

tundra

44

No trees grow in this region because it is above the __-

timber line

45

In the winter, the Inuits sometimes live in temporary snow-blocked shelters called

igloos

46

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
Alps

Switzerland

47

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
tulips, windmills, low lands

The Netherlands

48

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
William Tell and independence of country

Switzerland

49

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
International Red Cross

Switzerland

50

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
Pilgrims who later came to America

The Netherlands

51

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
the book Heidi

Switzerland

52

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
cheese, chocolates, watches, music boxes

Switzerland

53

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
a neutral republic, landlocked

Switzerland

54

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
wooden shoes and dikes

The Netherlands

55

Switzerland or the Netherlands:
the capital city, Amsterdam

The Netherlands