Alibaba and Tencent are (as of 2018) giant tech companies based in which country?

China
🙂 You’re right! Chinese companies’ share of the largest tech companies in the world continues to grow.
United Kingdom
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Syria
Nope, you may be thinking of the book One Thousand and One Nights.
Japan
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Korea
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The Kingdom of the Netherlands consists of the Netherlands, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and which other country?

Aruba
🙂 Correct! Aruba is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Bermuda
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The Bahamas
Nope, give it another shot!
Anguilla
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Barbados
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Euro bank notes added the word “ЕВРО” (in Cyrillic characters) due to which country joining the European Union in 2007?

EURO (EBPO) notes
EURO (EBPO) notes
Bulgaria
🙂 You’re right! Bulgaria was the first EU member state with a language whose character set uses Cyrillic, so “EBPO” is now printed on Euro bills. The word “EURO” is also printed in Latin and Greek characters.
Slovakia
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Romania
Nope, give it another shot!
Slovenia
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Estonia
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Which European Union member state has intentionally avoided the obligation to adopt the euro by not meeting the associated monetary and budgetary requirements? (The United Kingdom and Denmark negotiated exemptions)

Euro bills
Euro bills
Sweden
🙂 Du har rätt (you’re right)! Sweden continues to use the krona (crown) as its currency instead of the euro.
Switzerland
Switzerland is not an EU member (as of 2018).
Norway
Norway is not an EU member state (as of 2018).
Turkey
Turkey is not an EU member state (as of 2018).
Iceland
Iceland is not an EU member state (as of 2018).

The Nobel Banquet is held annually in City Hall (Stadshuset) in which city?

Stadshuset (City Hall)
Stadshuset (City Hall)
Stockholm
🙂 Correct! The Nobel Banquet is held December 10 every year in the Blue Hall of Stockholm’s City Hall. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded annually in Oslo Norway.
Oslo
No, but the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo.
London
Nope, give it another shot!
Helsinki
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Copenhagen
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Josip Tito was president of what former Communist nation?

Yugoslavia
🙂 Yes!
Czechoslovakia
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Soviet Union
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Bulgaria
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Romania
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As of 2017, which of these countries was not a member of NATO?

Sweden
🙂 Well done!
Norway
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Poland
Nope, give it another shot!
Albania
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Turkey
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