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Name the arm of the Atlantic Ocean that divides Great Britain from the European continent....
English Channel
Which 2 continents make up "Eurasia"?
Europe and Asia
These mountains separate Asia from Europe....
Ural Mountains
In which European capital is the Cathedral of Notre Dame?
Paris, France
Frederick the Great's other name...
Frederick II
Frederick the Great's other name...
Frederick the Second
Frederick the Great's other name...
Frederick the Twooth
What do these places have in common (geographically speaking)......

Great Britain
Iceland
Malta
Cyprus
Sicily
they are all islands
This is the highest peak in the Alps....
Mont Blanc
Which of these countries does not contain the Alps:

France
Russia
Italy
Switzerland
Russia
On which peninsula can you find the Pyrennes Mountains?
Iberian
Which 2 countries are on the Iberian Peninsula?
Spain and Portugal
What is the science of growing and caring for trees called?
forestry
Which mineral found in Europe is used in making concrete?
limestone
Versailles is in which country?
France
In which country is Milan and Venice?
Italy
What 2 things does a climograph tell us about a city?
temperature and precipitation
Europe ranks _______in size
second smallest
Europe ranks________in population.....
second largest
The large stream of ocean currents that move along the coast of Western Europe
North Atlantic Drift
Which continent is the smallest?
Austrailia
Which continent has the largest population?
Asia
Purpose of the Grand Tour?
to fill out your education
Most Western Europeans live in _____urban, suburban, or rural areas
urban
Which country was considered the highlight of the Grand Tour?
Italy
What is the capital of Italy?
Rome
About what percent of Greece lives in metropolitan Athens?
30 percent
What is the second most widely spoken language in the world?
English
Which of these is the best choice for how many differnet languages are spoken in Europe:
2
4
10
dozens
thousands
gazillions
dozens
The countries of Western Europe have this kind of government....
democracy
What does it mean to be literate?
Able to read and write
Most Europeans are Literate or Illiterate?
Literate
Can you explain the difference between deciduous trees and coniferous trees?
You'll have achance to prove it?
Do you understand the concept of population density and how it is determined?
Well, you know why I ask, don't you?
The book predicts that the unified European unit of money will be the "ecu". It is actually called the_____today.
"euro"