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In which country is the volcano Vesuvius?ItalyMount Vesuvius (about 1270 m high) is located above the Bay of Naples. It is the only remaining active volcano on the European continent. The first recorded eruption took place in 79 A.D. The tremendous eruption caught the citizens of Pompeii totally unawares and buried Pompeii. The last great eruption was recorded on 20 March 1944.
What is the name of the main international airport at Rome?Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was born in Italy and was an outstanding artist, scientist and inventor. The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is probably the most famous portrait in the world.
Keukenhof Gardens
In which country are the Keukenhof Gardens located?
NetherlandsThe Keukenhof Gardens are visited by tourists from all over the world and are known for their colorful tulips.
Midnight Sun
Which country is called the 'Land of the Midnight Sun'?
NorwayThe capital of Norway is Oslo and the currency is the Norwegian Krone.
On which river is the city of Rome situated?River TiberIt is the chief river of central Italy and flows through Rome into the Mediterranean Sea.
Which is the highest mountain peak in Europe?Mont BlancIt is about 4807 m (15,771 ft) high.
In which city can you take a ride in a gondola?
VeniceThe gondola is a long narrow boat with the prow and stern curved up. At the end of the 17th century, the Doge (Duke) and Senate decided, as an economic measure, that all gondolas would be painted black. It is used on the canals and lagoons of Venice in Italy. Venice, an archipelago of 118 islands, has 150 canals and 400 bridges.
Eiffel Tower
How high is the Eiffel Tower in Paris?
300 metersThe Eiffel Tower in Paris (France) is about 300 meters (985 feet) high (with the TV antenna, it measures about 321 meters today). It was erected according to the design of the engineer, Gustave Eiffel, for the World Fair of Paris in 1889.
Which city is sometimes referred to as the 'Queen of the Adriatic'?VeniceVenice is famous for its canals, gondolas, Murano glass factories, the Bell Tower and Doge's Palace.
Leaning Tower
In which city in Italy is the Leaning Tower located?
PisaThe Leaning Tower started to sag while it was being built. The 55 m high clock tower has been leaning even more despite attempts to restore its balance.
Cologne Cathedral
On which river are the towns of Bonn and Cologne located?
River RhineBonn and Cologne are located on the River Rhine in Germany.
 In which hills does the River Thames have its source?Cotswold Hills
Which great river links Austria to the sea?River DanubeRiver Danube links Austria to the Black Sea.
Name the gulf which lies between Sweden and Finland.Gulf of Bothnia
Which tiny country is sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria?LiechtensteinThe capital of Liechtenstein is Vaduz. Its currency is Swiss Franc and its official language is German.
On which river is Paris located?River Seine
Of which river is the Moselle a tributary?River Rhine
Name the capital of Macedonia where there was a devastating earthquake in 1963.Skopje
Belgrade lies at the junction of two rivers. Name them.Danube and Sava
Name the famous cathedral that stands on the Ile de la Cite island in Paris.Notre Dame CathedralAll distances in Paris are measured from the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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