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_______ and _______ are called the "Low countries" of Europe

A) Spain and portugal B) Holland and Belgium
C) England and Ireland D) Denmark and Germany

Answer:   B) Holland and Belgium

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Holland is also known as Netherlands, which means "Low lands". Dutch Engineers reclaimed considerable part of the seabed by building dykes and pumping out the sea water into canals. Some houses in Holland are below sea level. Belgium has also Low lands  bordering the North Sea and dykes are constructed to control the encroachment of the sea.

Subject: World Geography
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The shortest air route from Moscow to San Francisco is

A) Over the Atlantic Ocean B) Over the Pacific via Siberia
C) Over the North Pole D) Through the latitude which passes through them
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Over the Atlantic Ocean

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The world's largest river is the......

A) The Amazon B) The Brahmaputra
C) The Mississippi and Missouri D) The Nile
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The Amazon

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...................is called the "land of a  thousand lakes"

A) Canada B) Finland
C) Switzerland D) Sweden
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Finland

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Which is the fourth planet from the sun ?

A) Mercury B) Mars
C) Jupiter D) Earth
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Mars

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Which of the following cities is not one of the capitals of South Africa ?

A) Cape town B) Pretoria
C) Johannesburg D) Bloemfontein
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Johannesburg

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