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1) Which Country's longest River is named 'Shinano'?
Japan
2) Which was the first Country in the World to adopt Christianity as a State Relgion in 301 AD?
Armenia
3) As of April 2017 who is the Swimming World Record Holder for the Men's 100m Freestyle at 46.91s?
César Cielo / Brazil
4) The most 'Easterly' point of the USA mainland is in which State?
Maine
5) Which Russian Scientist invented the 'Periodic Table of Chemical Elements'?
Dmitri Mendeleev
6) Which City in the UK has the 2nd greatest Population after London?
Manchester
7) The Scientific names for the 3 tiny bones in the Ear are Malleus, Incus and what other?
Stapes
8) In September of what year did Germany invade Poland?
1939
9) In which Country is the 'Kruger National Park?
South Africa
10) Bangui, the Capital of the Central African Republic (CAR) lies on what River?
Ubangi
11) The unique 'Freedom (Azadi) Tower' can be found in which Capital City?
Tehran
12) What was the main instrument of Duke Ellington, jazz composer and performer?
Piano
13) Which 'Star' (Sun excepted) appears brightest to the human eye?
Sirius
14) On which Island was Rafael Nadal born?
Mallorca
15) In which year did 'Wikipaedia' begin?
2001
16) Where are New York's Subway cars made?
Brazil
17) What is the 'Harry Potter' game played between two teams of seven players riding flying broomsticks?
Quidditch
18) What is the only US State beginning with 'G'?
Georgia
19) What is the Capital City of Peru?
Lima
20) What did Adolphe Sax invent?
Saxophone
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level 47
May 19, 2017
Technically, Alaska is the easternmost U.S state :)
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level 67
May 19, 2017
That is true, now the mainland State.
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level 50
Mar 24, 2018
Birmingham is the UK’s second most populous city with a population of 2,453,700. Manchester is third with a population of 1,903,100. But otherwise a great quiz. I never would have known About Armenia and Christianity.