General Knowledge - Albania

How much do you know about the nations of Europe? #1 in a series.
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Last updated: May 28, 2018
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Who is the only ethnic Albanian to win a Nobel Peace Prize?
Mother Theresa
What natural disaster hit in 2010, causing 7000 families to be evacuated?
Flood
What large, sugary green fruit is a major export of Albania?
Watermelon
Who was the dictator of Albania from 1944-1985?
Enver Hoxha
Who preceded him? (Prior to Italian occupation during WWII)
King Zog I
What are the main two ethnic sub-groups of Albanians?
Tosk
 
Gheg
What kind of structure might you find 750,000 littered across the country, due to the paranoia of the Communist era?
Bunkers
Which Empire annexed Albania in the 3rd Century BC
Rome
What is the longest lake in Albania?
The Drin
What is a "çifteli?
Musical instrument
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What is the name of the 500 year-old Northern Albanian tribe of women who "live as men"?
The Burrneshas
What religion is the most prominent (making up around 56% of the population)?
Sunni Islam
What is the most popular sport in Albania?
Football (Soccer)
Besides Albania, which country is predominantly ethnically Albanian?
Kosovo
Who were the first peoples to settle in modern day Albania?
The Illyrians
What are the major ingredients of an *Oshaf* pudding?
Sheep's Milk
 
Figs
What is the national currency of Albania?
Lek
Which empire ruled over Albania for ~500 years until its collapse in 1910?
The Ottoman Empire
What is the Albanian name for their own country?
Shqipëria
Which 1915 treaty forced Albania to hand over the majority of it's lands to Italy?
Treaty of London
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