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  • 1. 

    Which country with a total area of 647.5 square kilometers has Singapore as its capital city?

    • A.

      Serbia & Montenegro

    • B.

      Singapore

    • C.

      Cote D'ivoire

    • D.

      Kazakhstan

    Correct Answer
    B. Singapore
    Explanation
    Singapore is the correct answer because the question asks for a country with Singapore as its capital city, and Singapore is both a country and its own capital city. It has a total area of 647.5 square kilometers.

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  • 2. 

    What Oceanic country, with Honiara as its capital city, uses dollars as its unit of currency?

    • A.

      Solomon Islands

    • B.

      Tanzania

    • C.

      Bolivia

    • D.

      Serbia & Montenegro

    Correct Answer
    A. Solomon Islands
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Solomon Islands. The question asks for an Oceanic country with Honiara as its capital city that uses dollars as its unit of currency. The Solomon Islands fits all of these criteria.

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  • 3. 

    Which country with a total area of 637,657 square kilometers has Mogadishu as its capital city?

    • A.

      Hungary

    • B.

      Finland

    • C.

      Liberia

    • D.

      Somalia

    Correct Answer
    D. Somalia
    Explanation
    Somalia is the correct answer because it is the only country among the options that has Mogadishu as its capital city. Additionally, Somalia has a total area of 637,657 square kilometers, matching the given information in the question.

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  • 4. 

    What country in Oceania with Tokelauan (a Polynesian language), English as its capital uses the dollar as its currency?

    • A.

      United States

    • B.

      British Virgin Islands

    • C.

      Tokelau

    • D.

      Martinique

    Correct Answer
    C. Tokelau
    Explanation
    Tokelau is a country in Oceania that uses the dollar as its currency. The question states that Tokelauan, a Polynesian language, is spoken in this country. Therefore, Tokelau is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What country slightly larger than Georgia uses dinar as its currency?

    • A.

      Samoa

    • B.

      Tunisia

    • C.

      Taiwan

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    B. Tunisia
    Explanation
    Tunisia is the correct answer because it is a country slightly larger than Georgia that uses the dinar as its currency. Other options such as Samoa, Taiwan, and Mexico do not meet the criteria mentioned in the question.

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  • 6. 

    What country slightly smaller than Oregon uses pound as its currency?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Sweden

    • C.

      Madagascar

    • D.

      United Kingdom

    Correct Answer
    D. United Kingdom
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United Kingdom because it is a country that is slightly smaller than Oregon and uses the pound as its currency.

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  • 7. 

    What country in North America with Washington, DC as its capital uses the dollar as its currency?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Papua New Guinea

    • C.

      United States

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    C. United States
    Explanation
    The correct answer is United States because it is the only country listed that has Washington, DC as its capital and uses the dollar as its currency. Italy, Papua New Guinea, and Finland do not meet both criteria.

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  • 8. 

    What country slightly larger than Connecticut uses vatu as its currency?

    • A.

      Vanuatu

    • B.

      Dominica

    • C.

      Mauritius

    • D.

      Canada

    Correct Answer
    A. Vanuatu
    Explanation
    Vanuatu is the correct answer because it is a country that is slightly larger than Connecticut and uses vatu as its currency. This Pacific island nation is located in the South Pacific Ocean and is known for its stunning natural beauty, including volcanoes, coral reefs, and white sandy beaches. The vatu is the official currency of Vanuatu and is used for daily transactions within the country.

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  • 9. 

    What country twice the size of Washington, DC uses the U.S. dollar as its currency?

    • A.

      Norfolk Island

    • B.

      Virgin Islands

    • C.

      Iceland

    • D.

      Malaysia

    Correct Answer
    B. Virgin Islands
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands is a country that is twice the size of Washington, DC and uses the U.S. dollar as its currency. This makes it convenient for travelers from the United States as they do not need to exchange their currency when visiting the Virgin Islands.

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  • 10. 

    Prague is the capital of what country?

    • A.

      Uzbekistan

    • B.

      Czech Republic

    • C.

      Iran

    • D.

      Turkmenistan

    Correct Answer
    B. Czech Republic
    Explanation
    Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. The city is located in the heart of Central Europe and is famous for its well-preserved medieval old town, Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and numerous other landmarks. Prague is also a major economic and cultural center, attracting visitors from all over the world.

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  • 11. 

    What country is on the southern border of the USA?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Mexico
    Explanation
    Mexico is the correct answer because it shares a border with the southern part of the USA. The USA and Mexico share a 1,954-mile-long border, making Mexico the country on the southern border of the USA. Russia, Canada, and France do not share a border with the USA, so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 12. 

    Where are you when you sunbathe at the Phuket Island beaches?

    • A.

      Thailand

    • B.

      Cayman Islands

    • C.

      Japan

    • D.

      Korea

    Correct Answer
    A. Thailand
    Explanation
    When you sunbathe at the Phuket Island beaches, you are in Thailand. Phuket is a popular tourist destination located in Thailand, known for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. It is one of the most visited islands in Thailand and offers a perfect spot for sunbathing and relaxation.

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  • 13. 

    At an altitude of 12779 feet, what is the worlds highest hotel?

    • A.

      Winecoff

    • B.

      Everest View

    • C.

      Willard

    • D.

      Trump Taj Mahal

    Correct Answer
    B. Everest View
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Everest View. At an altitude of 12779 feet, Everest View is considered the world's highest hotel. This hotel is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal, offering breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. Its elevation makes it a popular destination for trekkers and mountaineers seeking a comfortable place to acclimatize before climbing higher. The hotel provides a unique and memorable experience for guests who wish to enjoy the majestic beauty of the Himalayas.

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  • 14. 

    Which is known as the most romantic city in the world?

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Paris
    Explanation
    Paris is known as the most romantic city in the world because of its charming atmosphere, beautiful architecture, and romantic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Pont des Arts. The city is often associated with love and has been a popular destination for couples and honeymooners for many years. Its romantic ambiance, combined with its rich history, art, and culture, make Paris a perfect choice for those seeking a romantic experience.

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  • 15. 

    In what U.K. city would you find the Abbey Road popularized by The Beatles?

    • A.

      Liverpool

    • B.

      Glasgow

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      Manchester

    Correct Answer
    C. London
    Explanation
    Abbey Road, popularized by The Beatles, is located in London. This iconic street is famous for being the location of the recording studio where The Beatles recorded their album titled "Abbey Road." The album cover, featuring the band members walking across the zebra crossing on Abbey Road, has become one of the most recognizable and imitated images in the history of popular music. Therefore, the correct answer is London.

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