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Winter 2017 

  1. What European city, once known as the ‘city of coronations’ was renamed as the ‘city of martyrs’ after suffering the devastating effects of WWI?
  2. What country in Europe is completely surrounded by another, and has the oldest written constitution?
  3. When it is ultimately finished what will be the largest Gothic cathedral in the world?
  4. What country has more than 1/2 of the natural lakes in the entire world?
  5. What is the most visited site in Europe?
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Summer 2014 

  1. Of the 27 European Union countries, in how many would you drive on the left side of the road?
  2. The body of water known as the East Sea in German and Swedish and the West Sea in Estonian is known by which name in English?
  3. Which city has Europe’s oldest university, is regarded as the food capital of its country, and is called ‘the Red One’, referring to the colour of its buildings?
  4. What geographical feature marks the border between Europe and Asia?
  5. What is Europe’s highest point?
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Winter 2014 

  1. What city in Belgium is famous for its cutting edge fashion design industry?
  2. Which country has the oldest national flag, in use since 1191?
  3. What southern city is the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, the founder
    of the Girl Scouts?
  4. What US wine-growing region’s name means “Valley of the Moon”?
  5. What is Europe’s longest river?
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Fall 2013 

  1. What city is the setting for Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”?
  2. What palace, inspired by the theme of paradise on earth and described by poets
    as “a pearl set amidst emeralds,” was first built as a Moorish fortress?
  3. Which city has been occupied since the 11th century, was once part of the Republic of Texas, and enjoys an open-air opera?
  4. What river’s name came from the goddess Sequana?
  5. What city grew from 200 to 36,000 in less than 4 years?
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