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  1. Which peninsula in southeastern-Europe is home to states such as Greece, Serbia and Croatia?
  2. Which isolated Himalayan nation did not introduce television until 1999?
  3. Munich and Nuremberg are located in which German state (Bundesland)?
  4. Which city - home to a Guggenheim museum - is the largest in the Basque Country of northern Spain?
  5. Lake Titicaca - the highest lake in the world - straddles the border of Peru and which other nation?
  6. Rio de Janeiro was replaced in 1960 as the capital of Brazil by which new city, designed and developed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa?
  7. Which city - the capital of the Republic of Congo - lies across the river Congo from Kinshasa - the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
  8. What is the most commonly adhered-to religion in Mongolia?
  9. 1 Ibiza and Majorca make up part of which Spanish island group in the Mediterranean Sea?
  10. What is the name of the strait which lies between Alaska (USA) and the Chukchi Peninsula (Russia)?
  11. What is the largest city in and capital of the Australian state of Queensland?
  12. Which national park in the Rocky Mountains is Canada's oldest, dating back to 1885?
  13. Which major London thoroughfare was the home of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?
  14. Which Flemish city in Belgium is often referred to as the "Venice of the North" due to its numerous canals?
  15. Which Scottish mountain is the highest in the UK, standing at 1345m above sea level?
  16. Which city - the state capital of Idaho - is known as the "City of Trees"?
  17. Which southern African nation is home to the lush inland Okavango Delta?
  18. Which city - by some measures the second largest in the UK - is home to native "Brummies"?
  19. Aside from Vienna, which three European capital cities also lie along the River Danube?
  20. Which southeast-Asian island - the world's third largest - is shared by three independent nations?

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  1. Which peninsula in southeastern-Europe is home to states such as Greece, Serbia and Croatia?
    Balkan Peninsula
  2. Which isolated Himalayan nation did not introduce television until 1999?
    Bhutan
  3. Munich and Nuremberg are located in which German state (Bundesland)?
    Bavaria (Bayern)
  4. Which city - home to a Guggenheim museum - is the largest in the Basque Country of northern Spain?
    Bilbao
  5. Lake Titicaca - the highest lake in the world - straddles the border of Peru and which other nation?
    Bolivia
  6. Rio de Janeiro was replaced in 1960 as the capital of Brazil by which new city, designed and developed by Oscar Niemeyer and Lúcio Costa?
    Brasília
  7. Which city - the capital of the Republic of Congo - lies across the river Congo from Kinshasa - the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo?
    Brazzaville
  8. What is the most commonly adhered-to religion in Mongolia?
    Buddhism
  9. 1 Ibiza and Majorca make up part of which Spanish island group in the Mediterranean Sea?
    Balearic Islands
  10. What is the name of the strait which lies between Alaska (USA) and the Chukchi Peninsula (Russia)?
    Bering Strait
  11. What is the largest city in and capital of the Australian state of Queensland?
    Brisbane
  12. Which national park in the Rocky Mountains is Canada's oldest, dating back to 1885?
    Banff
  13. Which major London thoroughfare was the home of fictional detective Sherlock Holmes?
    Baker Street
  14. Which Flemish city in Belgium is often referred to as the "Venice of the North" due to its numerous canals?
    Bruges/Brugge
  15. Which Scottish mountain is the highest in the UK, standing at 1345m above sea level?
    Ben Nevis
  16. Which city - the state capital of Idaho - is known as the "City of Trees"?
    Boise
  17. Which southern African nation is home to the lush inland Okavango Delta?
    Botswana
  18. Which city - by some measures the second largest in the UK - is home to native "Brummies"?
    Birmingham
  19. Aside from Vienna, which three European capital cities also lie along the River Danube?
    Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade
  20. Which southeast-Asian island - the world's third largest - is shared by three independent nations?
    Borneo
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