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1. Which state capital is larger in area than the state of Rhode Island, named after a gold prospector and is only accessible by boat or plane?
2. What Andalusian city is famous for its sherry production and for being the home of the beautiful Alcazar Fortress?
3. Which city, which is held sacred by Christians, Jews and Muslims alike, is called Al-Quds in Arabic and begins with a "Y" in Hebrew?
4. In what Canadian province is the small town of Jasper, which is nestled in the Canadian Rockies?
5. Jozi, eGoli and Joni are just a few nicknames for which South African city famous for its extremely high crime rates?
6. Although the origin of this South American city's name is not known for certain, it is generally believed to mean "alligator" in Portuguese. What city is this, that is also known for being the Beer Capital of Latin America?
7. Although this Florida city has been in existence since at least 2,500 B.C., it did not get its current name until 1822 when the U.S. bought it, along with the state, from Spain. Which city is this that is named after the 7th President of the United States?
8. Even though it is part of the Golden Triangle of India, which city is nicknamed the Pink City because of the pinkish tint its buildings have?
9. Which Red Sea port is an important stop for Muslims on their way to Mecca and Medina and is seen as one of the most innovative cities in the Middle East, outside of the United Arab Emirates?
10. Batavia is the old Dutch name for which world capital which is now home to many monuments to Sukarno and Suharto, the first two presidents of the nation?
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