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Where does Sweden get most of its electricity from?
Hydroelectric power
None
France is a parliamentary republic. This means power split between two… what are the 2 government powers in France?
The president and parliament
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In what year was East Germany and West Germany reunited?
1990
On what Peninsula are Norway and Sweden?
Scandinavian peninsula
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Once Germany became reunified, what was the capital of the united Germany?
Berlin
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Parliament has two houses. What are the names of the two houses?
Senate & National Assembly
Sweden is a homogenous nation. What does that mean?
90% of the population or native Swedes
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Under a constitutional monarchy, a king or queen is not the real power. In Sweden's Riksdag who is the leader?
Prime Minister
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What are the many small islands that dot the Swedish coast call
skerries
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Metals, minerals, and wood
What are three things that Sweden exports?
None
What does a winner of the Nobel Prize win?
Fame – a medal -- and money
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What is an ombudsman?
Swedish government official who protects citizens rights
What is armed neutrality?
Country has their own armed forces but does not take sides
What is hydroelectric power?
Power generated by water
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What is Impressionism?
Art style that uses light to create impression of the scene rather than strictly realistic principles
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What is socialism?
An economic system layer some of the industry is controlled by the government
What is Sweden's major environmental problem?
Acid rain
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What is the difference between a command economy and a free market economy?
"Command = you are told what to do
None
What is the name of the King of France?
There is none
None
What is the name of the Swedish parliament?
Riksdag
None
What kind of government does Poland have?
What kind of government does Sweden have?
Constitutional monarchy
None
What was Solidarity?
Labor Union
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What were the names of three famous German musical composers?
Bach, Handel and Beethoven
None
When will Sweden become involved in war?
When it becomes directly attacked
Where do most Swedish people live?
80% live in cities
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Which Germany was allied with the United States and had a democratic government?
West Germany
Which Germany was more successful economically?
West Germany
Who was the first president of France’s 5th Republic?
Charles de Gaulle
Lech Wałęsa
Who was the leader of Solidarity?
None