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Title: 1. Which country on the map is The Netherlands


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1. Which country on the map is The Netherlands?
A B C D
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1. Which country on the map isThe Netherlands?
Answer 3 (C The Netherlands)
A Denmark
B Ireland
D Switzerland
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2. Who is the Queen of The Netherlands?
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2.
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3. The Kingdom of The Netherlands consists of
The Netherlands and Suriname The Netherlands, the
Netherlands Antilles and Aruba
The Netherlands, the Netherlands Antilles and
Indonesia The Netherlands, the Netherlands Antill
es, Aruba and New Amsterdam
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3. The Kingdom of The Netherlands consists
ofAnswer 2 The Nederlands, The Netherlands
Antilles and Aruba
Suriname independent since 1975
Indonesia independent since 1949
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4. The Netherlands was the first country to
salute the United States by recognizing the
American flag, where did this historic event
occur?
Bermuda Aruba West Indies
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4. The Netherlands was the first country to
salute The United States by recognizing the
American flag. Where did this historic event
occur?
Answer 3 In the West Indies, on the small
island of St. Eustatius.
The US enjoys its longest unbroken relationship
with the Netherlands!
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5. How many Dutch military are currently deployed
in Iraq?
580 1390 2210
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5. How many Dutch military are currently deployed
in Iraq?Answer 2 1390
The United States has about 135,000 troops in
Iraq.
Estimated From the Washington Post April 8 2004
Number of Dutch troops deployed 2700.
Besides to Iraq also in Bosnia, Afganistan, the
Middle East and other places.
Usability of forces The Netherlands ranks 3rd as
to output / contribution of ground forces after
the US and CA with 9,3 of its ground forces
involved.
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6. Of which international organization was the
Netherlands NOT a founding member? Choose from
EU NATO Benelux United Nations OSCE Coun
cil of Europe Organization of American States
United Nations None of the above All of the ab
ove.
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6. Of which international organization was the
Netherlands NOT a founding member?
Answer 7 -- Organization of American States
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7. Which Tribunal can NOT be found in the Hague
International Criminal Tribunal for the former
Yugoslavia International Court of Justice Inte
rnational Criminal Court Permanent Court of Arbi
tration Rwanda Tribunal The World Court All o
f those tribunals are in the Hague
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7. Which Tribunal can NOT be found in the Hague
Answer All of these tribunals are in The
Hague. The World Court is a popular name for t
he ICJ, it is not a separate court.
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8. How many Dutchmen have been Secretary General
of NATO?
None One Three Five
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8. How many Dutchmen have been Secretary General
of NATO?
Answer 3
Luns de Hoop-Scheffer
Stikker
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9. What type of Fighter Aircraft does the
Netherlands Airforce use?
F16 Mirage Eurofighter Antonov
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9. What type of Fighter Aircraft does the
Netherlands Airforce use?
  • Answer The Royal Netherlands Air Force uses the
    Lockheed F-16. The Netherlands was in 1975 one of
    the five founding Nations of the highly
    successful F-16 Multi National Fighter Program.
  • Hundreds of F-16's has been assembled in the
    Netherlands.
  • At this moment the Netherlands is a level 2
    partner (besides Italy) in the Joint Strike
    Fighter program, in which program 9 nations under
    the lead of the US are developing the next
    generation Fighter aircraft.

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10. How many different US-built weapon systems
can you find in the inventory of the Netherlands
armed forces
8 15 35
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10. How many different US-built weapon systems
can you find in the inventory of the Netherlands
armed forces
Answer more than 35!
  • The Netherlands uses many US-build systems like

  • The McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 tanker aircraft
  • The Lockheed P3 Orion
  • The C-130 Hercules
  • The Lockheed F-16
  • Boeing Apache
  • Chinook helicopters
  • The SSM Harpoon system
  • Standard SM2-MR Block III-A
  • Evolved Sea sparrow missiles
  • The Lockheed MRLS system
  • The Raytheon Patriot PAC-3 missile system
  • STINGER Man pad
  • the DRAGON-McDonnell Douglas Aerospace
  • Hughes TOW and Amraam

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11. In percentage of GDP, how much does the
Netherlands Government contribute to Development
Cooperation? Use scale to choose from 0.1 to
1.0 if you press 3, it means you think it is
0.3
0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.
9
1.0
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11. In percentage of GDP, how much does the
Netherlands Government contribute to Development
Cooperation?
Answer C 0.8, the total amount in 2003 is 3,8
billion Euro per year. According to OECD-statist
ics only 5 countries (out of 22) contribute more
than 0.7.
Source OECD
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11. In percentage of GDP, how much does the
Netherlands Government contribute to Development
Cooperation?
Source OECD
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12. The US and the Netherlands recently agreed to
coordinate activities on
HIV/AIDS Education Cicadas Malaria
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12. The US and the Netherlands recently agreed to
coordinate activities on
Answer HIV/AIDS. On September 3, 2003 Prime M
inister Balkenende and President Bush issued a
joint statement on cooperation against AIDS.
The two countries will cooperate on HIV/AIDS
prevention, treatment and care in Africa,
beginning with Rwanda, Ghana and perhaps
expanding to Zambia, Ethiopia and possibly Sudan.
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13. Is the value of Dutch exports of food and
agricultural products in 2003 smaller than total
US Food and Ag. exports? Yes or no.
Yes No
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13. Is the value of Dutch exports of food and
agricultural products in 2003 smaller than total
US Food and Ag. exports? Yes or no.
Answer Dutch agricultural exports exceed total
US Agricultural exports!   Dutch exports USD
58,6 billion
US exports USD 55,5 billion
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14. US subsidiaries of Dutch companies are a very
important insource of high quality, high paying
US jobs. How many jobs are generated (approx) by
US subsidiaries of Dutch companies?
500.000 jobs
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14. US subsidiaries of Dutch companies are a very
important insource of high quality, high paying
US jobs. How many jobs are generated (approx) by
US subsidiaries of Dutch companies?
Answer almost 600.000 jobs generated by Dutch
Foreign Direct Investment in the US. A total of
2,370 affiliates. The Netherlands is the third la
rgest investor in the US (UK, France no. 1 and 2
in 2002). Per capita the Netherlands by far the b
iggest investor.
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15. Which of the following is NOT a legal option
in the Netherlands?
Euthanasia Same-sex marriage Drugs Abortion Pr
ostitution
Medicinal cannabis All None
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15. Which of the following is NOT a legal option
in the Netherlands?
  • Answer 3
  • It is an offence to produce, posses, sell and
    import/export drugs. However, it is not an
    offence to use soft drugs.

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16. What is the reason for having coffee shops in
the Netherlands?
To please our citizens To tease the United States
To encourage tourism from the United States To
protect cannabis users, especially youngsters,
from exposure to hard drugs and criminal
organizations
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16. What is the reason for having coffee shops in
The Netherlands?
Answer 4 To protect cannabis users, especial
ly youngsters, from exposure to hard drugs and c
riminal organizations.

Percentage drugs use youngsters age 15-16
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17. Which part of the world has the highest
percentage of people using cannabis?
Western Europe United States Canada Australia
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17. Which part of the world has the highest
percentage of people using cannabis?
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18. How much of The Netherlands is below sea
level?
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18. How much of The Netherlands is below sea
level?Answer 2 /- 50
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19. Which of the following words get their origin
from the Dutch language?
  • Boss comes from the Dutch word BAAS
  • Cookie comes from the Dutch word KOEKJE
  • Coleslaw comes from the combination of two Dutch
    words
  • KOOL (cabbage) and SLA (salad)
  • Dumb comes from the Dutch word DOM
  • Golf comes from the Dutch word KOLF, originally a
    Dutch Game
  • Dollar comes from Daalder
  • Yankee comes from the typical Dutch name
  • JAN KEES

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19. Which of the following words get their origin
from the Dutch language?
Answer All of the above Boss comes from t
he Dutch word BAAS Cookie comes from the Dutch wo
rd KOEKJE Coleslaw comes from the combination of
two Dutch words KOOL (cabbage) and SLA (sa
lad) Dumb comes from the Dutch word DOM Golf com
es from the Dutch word KOLF, originally a Dutch
Game Dollar comes from Daalder Yankee comes from
the typical Dutch name JAN KEES
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