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Flashcards in Western Europe Review Deck (28):
1

What two countries have four official languages?

Spain and Switzerland

2

What is Finland's largest summer festival?

Midsummers night

3

What country has the TGV train the fastest in the world?

France

4

What countries are in the United Kingdom? Which is the smallest, largest, etc.?

North Ireland Wales and Scotland and England

5

Which countries history deals a lot with mythology?

Greece

6

Which sport is the most popular in Ireland?

Hurling

7

Vatican City

In Rome Italy Catholic microstate

8

Where is Pompeii

In Italy

9

What part of the UK has coal reserves?

Wales

10

France is a world leader in production of what items?

Wheat cheese milk butter and wine

11

Which country has a per capita income of $36,410? Parentheses one of the highest in the world and parentheses

Switzerland

12

Most Western European countries are first world and have a______ population growth

Low

13

Where are Catholic religion found in Western Europe

Ireland Spain Italy and France

14

Where can you find protestant religions In Western Europe

UK Norway Sweden and Denmark

15

Where can you find both Catholic and Protestant religions in Western Europe

Germany and Switzerland

16

What religion is Greece

Eastern orthodox which is Christian

17

A narrow valley

Glen

18

A plant disease

Blight

19

Able to produce abundantly rich in resources

Fertile

20

A rocky material containing a valuable mineral

Ore

21

An extended decline in general business

Recession

22

A hot dry wind from Northern Africa

Sirroco

23

A system combining several different degrees of government regulation

Mixed economy

24

Broad treeless rolling land often poorly drained and having patches of Marsh and Pete Bob

Moor

25

The consistent flow of air from west to east in the temperate zones of the earth

Prevailing westerlies

26

To bring business under state control

Nationalize

27

Not taking sides in disputes

Neutral

28

Deep or wide enough for ships

Navigable