Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks its 300th anniversary

Q: The prince of richest nation in the world celebrated Liechtenstein’s 300th anniversary last week at a castle garden party open to citizens. Where is the 62-square-mile speck of country on the border between Switzerland and Austria?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Liechtenstein ranks as the world’s richest nation with an annual gross domestic product (GDP) of $139,100 for each of its nearly 38,000 people. Which nation ranks second in GDP per person?

A. Bermuda

B. Monaco

C. Qatar

D. United States

Q: In 1719, Liechtenstein became a principality under the Holy Roman Empire, and it became independent in 1866. Today it is a . . .

A. Absolute monarchy

B. Constitutional monarchy

C. Democratic republic

D. Socialist republic

Q: Liechtenstein is the fourth smallest sovereign state in Europe. What is the smallest?

A. Andorra

B. Monaco

C. San Marino

D. Vatican City

Q: The Pope rules Vatican City as the sovereign seat of the Roman Catholic Church. Liechtenstein and the other European microstates have grown wealthy by offering the world’s wealthiest people . . .

A. Low tax rates

B. Easy incorporation rules

C. Favorable bank laws

D. All of the above

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