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1 What is the capital of France
Paris is the capital of France
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2 Cheese Production in France
There are 265 different cheeses produced in France
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3 Life Expectancy in France
The life expectancy of men living in France is 76 years, for women 83
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4 Three Largest Cities in France
The three largest cities in France are Paris, Lyon, and Marseille
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5 Tour De France
The Tour de France is a bike race held in France covering 3600km.
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6 World's Largest Lake
The largest Lake in the world is the Caspian Sea. It is a lake by definition.
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7 World's Largest River
The largest River in the World is the Amazon River.
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8 World's Largest Ocean
The largest Ocean in the world is the Pacific Ocean.
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9 World's Largest Food Fight
An event called Tomatina is held every year in Bunol, Spain. Thousands of people gather and throw tomatoes at each other.
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10 When is the Running of the bulls ?
From July 7th-14th thousands of brave runners head to Pamplona for the running of the bulls.
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11 Highest mountain in Spain
The Teide Mountain is the highest mountain in Spain at 12198ft, it is also a volcano
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12 What is the motto of Spain
The motto of Spain is 'Plus Ultra' which means Further Beyond
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13 What is the capital of Spain
Madrid is the capital of Spain.
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14 Percentage of Earth's surface is water
70.0 % of the Earth's surface is water
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15 Water's 3 States
Water is the only substance that can occur in three states, solid, liquid and gas.
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16 Canada/US Boundary
The boundary between Canada and the US is 40% water.
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17 What is the population of North America
The population of North America is 528,720,588
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18 What is the population of South America
The population of South America is 382,000,000
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19 What is the population of Europe
The population of Europe is 731,000,000
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20 What is the population of Africa
The population of Africa is 922,011,000
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21 What is the population of Asia
The population of Asia is 3,879,000,000
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22 What is the population of Australia
The population of Australia is 22,000,000
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23 Deepest ocean
The Pacific Ocean is the deepest in the world, Mariana Trench, in the Pacific Ocean is 35,827 ft deep.
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24 What country has the most land borders
China has the most land borders having 14 bordering countries.
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25 Lowest Surface Point
The Dead Sea in Asia is the lowest point in the world at -409 meters below sea level.
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26 Tallest Mountain in the World
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world at 8850m (29035ft) in Nepal, China
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27 France Currency
The currency used in France is the Euro.
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28 Highest mountain in France
The highest mountain in France is Mt. Blanc
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29 Longest River in France
The longest river in France is Loire River.
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30 Where is Germany ?
Germany is in the continent of Europe and is the sixth largest country.
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31 Canada's size
Canada is the second largest country. It has 10 provinces and 3 territories.
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32 Does Canada have a lot of immigrants ?
In 2008, Canada had 519, 722 immigrants to the country.
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33 What are Canada's coordinates ?
The geographic coordinates of Canada are 65 00 N, 95 00 W.
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34 How many provinces in Canada are bilingual ?
New Brunswick is the only office bilingual province in Canada, English and French.
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35 Confederation
New Foundland and Labrador was the last province to join Federation on March 31, 1949. Nunavut was the last territory to join on April 1, 1999.
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36 St. Lawrence River
The St. Lawrence River is 3058 km long. It is vital for Canada's shipping industry between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.
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37 The Maple Leaf, Canada's Symbol
The maple leaf that is the national emblem for Canada has been associated with Canada since the 1700's.
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38 What country was the baseball glove invented in ?
In 1893, the baseball glove was invented in Canada.
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39 How many time zones are in Canada ?
If you travel from one end of Canada to the other, you go through 6 times zones.
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40 USA Coordinates
The United States of America's geographical location is 38 00 N, 97 00 W. It borders Canada and Mexico.
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41 Irish Tradition
A tradition in Ireland on a young person's birthday is to turn the child upside and bump their head off the ground the same amount of times as it's age. It is supposed to bring the child good luck.
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42 Ireland Information
The capital of Ireland is Dublin. Ireland has two official languages, English and Irish.
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43 How long have people lived on Ireland ?
Ireland has been inhabited for around 9,000 years.
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44 Ireland's Independence
Ireland became independent from the United Kingdom on December 6, 1921 through a treaty.
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45 Ireland's Population
The population in Ireland is around 4,109,086.
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46 Ireland's Separation
After the ice age, the sea rose and Ireland was separated from the rest of Europe. Because of this there are only 26 native species of land mammals.
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47 Ireland's Agriculture
Turnips, barley, potatoes, sugar beets and beef are a big part of the agriculture industry in Ireland.
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48 Italy and Pizza
Around 1860, pizza was invented in Naples.
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49 Italy's biggest cities
Out of the 4 major cities in Italy (Naples, Milan, Turin and Rome), Milan is the most populated with 4,250,000.
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50 Italy's Migration
Migration into Italy began around 2000 BC and went until around 1000 BC. The Indo-European's came to the area.
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51 Italy's Independence
On June 2, 1946, Italy became a republic after a referendum. June 2 is now celebrated as Republic Day in Italy.
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52 Climate in Italy
The climate in Italy varies. It is mostly Mediterranean. It is alpine in the far north and hot and dry in the south region.
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53 First Olympic Games
The first Olympic games were held in Greece. They took place around 3000 years ago.
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54 Greece is sunny
The sun shines for most of the year in Greece. It shines for around 300 days in the year.
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55 Greece's population
The population in Greece is 46% men and 54% women. The total population is almost 11,000,000.
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56 Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, Eros was the God of Love. His mother was Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love.
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57 Greece's capital
The capital city of Greece is Athens.
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58 Greece's currency
The currency in Greece before 2002 was the drachma. They now use the Euro.
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59 Control of Greece
Before 1829, Greece was under control of the Ottoman Empire. Since then it slowly grew with islands and territories in the area that also spoke Greek.
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60 Greece's official languages
Turkish, English and French are other languages spoken in Greece, although Greek is the official language.
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61 Iran's Climate
The territories in Iran are mostly arid or semiarid mountains. There is also a lot of desert. However, in the region of the Caspian Coast, it's climate is subtropical.
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62 Highest Peak in Iran
The highest peak in Iran is Mount Damavand. It is a volcano but it hasn't erupted since 500 AD.
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63 Iran's Languages
In Iran, Persian is spoken. It is also known as Farsi.
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64 Iran's Capital
The capital city of Iran is Tehran. It is the largest city in Iran. It is the centre of the country where the political, cultural, commercial and industrial events take place.
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65 History of Iran
Iran was known as Persia before 1935. In 1979 the ruling monarchy was overthrown and Iran became an Islamic Republic.
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66 Argentina's languages
Argentina is a South American country. Spanish and English are mainly spoken but there are some that speak German and French.
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67 Argentina's origin
The word Argentina is derived from the Latin word "Argentum". It can also mean "Land of Silver".
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68 Argentina's population now
There was a small population of native people who inhabited Argentian but they died from European diseases. Now Argentina is about 95% of European people.
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69 Argentina's film history
In 1917 and 1918, Argentinean Cartoonist, Quirino Cristiani, was the first person in the world to create and released an animated feature film.
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70 Argentina's size in South America
Argentina is the second largest country in South American. It spans 1.1 million square miles. Because of where it is situated and because it is so large, all types of climates can be experienced in the country.
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71 Argentina's Currency
The currency used in Argentina is a peso.
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72 Brazil's independence
Brazil broke free of Portugal in 1822 and became an independent state.
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73 Brazil's area
The total area of Brazil is 8,511,965 sq. km.
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74 Brazil's motto
"Order and Progress" is Brazil's motto.
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75 Borders of Brazil
Brazil borders every country in South America except Chile and Equator.
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76 Sports in Brazil
Soccer is the most popular sport in Brazil. There are professional soccer teams in every city and the leagues go all year round.
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77 Cuba's size
Cuba is the largest island and has the largest population of all islands in the area of the Gulf of Mexico.
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78 Cuba's attractions
Cuba has over 200 bays and 289 beaches.
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79 Does Cuba experience storms ?
Cuba experiences a lot of violent storms that include hurricanes. It is located on a path of violent weather. They occur mostly in September and October.
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80 Guantanamo Bay
The US Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, is located on Cuba. The US leases the part of the island from Cuba.
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81 Cuba's Early Population
Until 1492, Cuba was populated by Arawak Indians. They mostly died from diseases after the settlers arrived.
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82 Cuba's Climate
Cuba's climate is tropical with dry trade winds. They experience a dry season between November and April and rainy season from May to October.
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83 Cuba's Capital
Havana is the capital city of Cuba. It's population is 11,423,952.
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84 Communist Cuba
The first communist state in the Western Hemisphere was in Cuba. It was instituted by Fidel Castro.
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85 Cuban Baseball Players
The first professional Cuban baseball player was Esteben Bellan. Starting in 1871, he played in the United States for the Troy Haymakers and then the New York Mutuals.
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86 Cuba's language
Cuba's official language is Spanish. English is spoken at the tourist resorts.
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87 Cuba's Currency
The peso is the currency used in Cuba. It is also divided into 100 centavos.
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