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What foreign company's Tennessee factory is the largest single auto plant in the U.S.?
A: Nissan's.

What Florida city's name translates to "mouth of the rat" because of it's toothy inlet?
A: Boca Raton's.

What Italian city had the Roman name Mediolanum?
A: Milan.

What New England state would be home if you laid down roots in Bald Head?
A: Maine.

What 4,588-mile dune-laden expanse did Choi Jong-yul say he walked across "because it was there"?
A: The Sahara Desert.

What country is bordered by Algeria, Niger, Chad, Egypt, Sudan and Tunisia?
A: Libya.

What Asian country boasts the largest Muslim population in the world?
A: Indonesia.

What academy is sometimes dubbed "Canoe U."?
A: The U.S. Naval Academy.

What U.S. state has an official commonwealth folk
song written by resident Arlo Guthrie?
A: Massachusetts.

What island was Abel Tasman the first
European to land on, in 1642?
A: Tasmania.

What African country's name is from the Latin for "free"?
A: Liberia's.

What republic is sandwiched between Lithuania and Estonia?
A: Latvia.

What's the only U.S. state to share a border with one of Canada's Maritime Provinces?
A: Maine.

What Central American nation flies a flag with one blue and one red star?
A: Panama.

1994 U.S. event was tagged pas le Big One by French journalists?
A: The Los Angeles
earthquake .

What Australian geological wonder has an aboriginal name that means "great pebble"?
A: Ayers Rock.

Which of the seven wonders of the ancient world was demolished by an earthquake in 224 B.C.?
A: The Colossus of Rhodes.

What country is home to 21 percent of the world's people?
China .

What are painted bright yellow and left out for public use on the streets of Portland, Oregon?
A: Bicycles.

What southern city did
Andrew Jackson name for one on the Nile River?
A: Memphis.

What city, founded in 1550 by Sweden's King Gustav Vasa, was first called Helsingfors?
A: Helsinki.

What country's auto identification letters are KWT?
A: Kuwait's.

What strife-torn African nation boasts a world high of 8.3 births per female?
A: Rwanda.

What Asian county's
women 's magazine Non Non is its bestseller?
A: Japan's.

What's the world's largest desert, as determined by the least precipitation?
A: The Antarctic.

What's a German sign reading "Rauchen verboten" telling you not to do?
A: Smoke.

What U.S. state boasts a difference of 20,320 feet between its highest and lowest points?
Alaska .

What Boston green space, founded in 1634, is the oldest
park in the U.S.?
A: The Boston Common.

What New Orleans soup has a name derived from the Bantu word for okra?
A: Gumbo.

What country is bordered by Austria, France, Slovenia and Switzerland?
A: Italy.

What city was the site of the last Moorish Kingdom in Spain?
A: Granada.

What interstate highway connects Ridgefield Park,
New Jersey , to San Francisco?
A: I-80.

What Pacific atoll got its name from its location between the Americas and Asia?
A: The Midway Islands.

What Tuscan city do Italians know as Firenze?
A: Florence.




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