#1. The Luxor Temple is a famous landmark in which country?
Luxor Temple is located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city today known as Luxor.
#2. All following countries are members of the European Union (EU), except:
On 1 July 2013 Croatia became the newest member state of the EU. Cyprus became a member in 2004, and Greece has been a member since 1981. Norway, however, is not a member of EU.
#3. The six colonial languages of Africa all belong to which language family?
As a result of European colonization, European languages, or colonial languages, became the official languages in many Africa countries. The six colonial languages of Africa are: French, English, German, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian. These languages belong to the Indo-European language family.
#4. Which is the longest river in the United Kingdom?
The River Severn is the longest river in the United Kingdom, at about 220 miles (354 km).
#5. Which is the world's largest gulf?
The size of the Gulf basin is approximately 1.6 million km2 (615,000 sq mi). It makes the Gulf of Mexico the largest gulf in the world.
#6. The Prime Meridian (0° line of longitude) runs through which city?
The Prime Meridian runs from north to south through Greenwich, England.
#7. In southern France, the Mistral is the name of:
The mistral is a strong, cold, northwesterly wind that blows from southern France into the Gulf of Lion in the northern Mediterranean.
#8. Which city is the U.S. state capital of Texas?
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas.
#9. Mauna Loa is a volcano in:
Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the in the Pacific Ocean.
#10. Dutch explorer Abel Tasman called this country Staten Landt:
Dutch explorer Abel Tasman sighted New Zealand in 1642 and called it Staten Landt, supposing it was connected to a landmass of the same name at the southern tip of South America.
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