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Belgium/Luxembourg quiz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 28 February, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 28 February, 2007, 12:00am

1What are the three main ethnic communities in Belgium? 2What language is spoken in the Walloon region of Belgium? 3Which country shares the longest border with Belgium? 4From which Belgian city was an 86-carat diamond stolen in Guy Ritchie's movie Snatch? 5Which is the only officially bilingual university-level institution of learning in Belgium? 6What did the Belgian Surrealist painter Rene Magritte write on his Painting Of A Pipe? 7Which of the following nations - Belgium, Luxembourg or Sweden - enjoys the highest GDP per capita in the world? 8Who are The Smurfs? 9What musical instrument did Belgian musician Adolphe Sax invent? 10Which of the following - Hamburgers, French fries, curried fish balls - do Belgians claim originated in their country? 11Which Motown legend lived in Belgium during the early 1980s? 12Who is Luxembourg's head of state?


Answers


1Flemish, French and German-speaking. 2French. 3France (620km). 4Antwerp. 5Royal Military Academy. 6'This is not a pipe.' 7Luxembourg. 8A group of blue cartoon characters created by Belgian cartoonist Peyo in the 1950s and popularised on TV in the 1980s. 9The Saxophone. 10French fries. 11Marvin Gaye. 12The Grand Duke Henri


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