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drama film , a Obama Anak Menteng fictionalized recreation of Barack Obama's boyhood in Indonesia, was originally intended to première during his planned state visit?
Australian Army's 1965–6 secret incursions into Indonesia during were not officially acknowledged until 1996?
Australia's involvement in the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation the
Indonesian Muslim organization has over 29 million members and manages several Muhammadiyah universities?
Indonesian political party was also a mystical religious movement?
Indonesian ran programmes to help women start Murba Women's Union batik and weaving household industries?
Indonesian was dissolved in 1959 when President Dayak Unity Party Sukarno issued a ban on ethnic political parties?
anti-communist resulted in more deaths than any other event in Indonesian killings of 1965–66 Indonesian history?
Sambisari Hindu temple (pictured) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, was buried five meters underground for centuries?
in the midst of the 1962
Cuban missile crisis, the Indonesian pledged to send volunteers to Murba Party Cuba?
starting in 1565, the Ottoman expedition to Aceh Ottoman Empire provided military support to Aceh (modern Indonesia) against the Portuguese?
more than 100
(a musical performance group of gamelan ensembles Indonesian origin) have been formed in the U.S. since the first was established at UCLA in 1958?
one of the statues at the erotic temple
Candi Sukuh (pictured) in Java, Indonesia, is a 1.82 m (6 feet) standing phallus with four balls placed below the tip?
Indonesian film was a remake of the 2006 film Love Cinto?
over 100 million people in
Indonesia lack to safe water and more than 70 percent of the country’s 220 million population relies on water obtained from potentially access contaminated sources?
on Aketajawe-Lolobata National Park Halmahera island of Indonesia, is considered vital for 23 endemic bird species?
Bar-winged Prinia (pictured) is a common passerine bird endemic to western Indonesia?
the government of
Indonesia did not provide funding for its until one month prior to the national team 2010 Summer Youth Olympics?
mangrove destruction in Malaysia and Indonesia is a major threat to the endangered ?
roughnose stingray the marine life of
Wakatobi National Park (pictured) in Indonesia is threatened by overfishing and blast fishing?
the resignation of
as finance minister of Sri Mulyani Indrawati Indonesia caused its stock exchange to drop by 3.8% and its currency value to drop by 1%, and was the fourth most talked about topic in Twitter?
the word "
Indonesia" was first used in print by , a high school science teacher who briefly held the post of Governor of Sam Ratulangi Sulawesi and was posthumously awarded the title of National Independence Hero?
the tail of the
Indonesian can be longer than its body?
Long-tailed Starling the confidential
academic paper more commonly known as the " ", which detailed an abortive Cornell Paper 1965 in coup d'état attempt Indonesia, was eventually published in 1971 to avoid any misconception of its contents?
the bark of
is used to treat hair lice in Kleinhovia hospita Indonesia?
, "the Nusa Kambangan Alcatraz of Indonesia", has held a son of former President Suharto and terrorists of the 2002 Bali bombing?
Channel-billed Cuckoo (pictured) of Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia is the world's largest brood parasite?
is the top Liga Indonesia football league in Indonesia ?
, connecting the Suramadu Bridge islands of Java and Madura, will become the longest bridge in Indonesia when completed in 2008?
the apparent disparagement of
Singapore as a " " by former little red dot Indonesian President B.J. Habibie has come to be used by Singaporeans with pride?
Tropenmuseum shared thousands of images (example pictured) from Indonesia with the world?
in the 1950 confidence vote for the
Indonesian Natsir cabinet, the was the sole party without ministers of its own to support the government?
National People's Party in one
Indonesian legend, 's vanished bride disguised herself as a man and became king of Prince Panji Bali?
in Berbak National Park Sumatra, Indonesia, forms part of the largest undisturbed swamp forest in southeastern Asia, and the peat swamp forest with the greatest number of palm species?
laid down the Ali Murtopo party platform for Sekber Golkar, which was instrumental to the party's success in the 1971 legislative elections and the transition to the New Order in Indonesia?
, located in Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park East Java, is the only conservation area in Indonesia that has a sand sea?
Bunaken National Park (pictured) in the north of Sulawesi island of Indonesia, located near the centre of the Coral Triangle, provides habitat to 390 coral species?
was expelled by George McTurnan Kahin Dutch authorities while conducting research in Indonesia for his dissertation on the country's struggle for independence?
, who would become a leader in the Gatot Soebroto Indonesian independence movement, was expelled from elementary school for fighting?
stems and sheaths of Korthalsia palm trees, named after Dutch botanist P. W. Korthals who first collected them from Indonesia, can be made into rope?
Indonesian women's rights organisation was banned when Gerwani General Suharto became President in 1965?
Indonesia's first flag flown was fashioned by its first first lady ?
Indonesia and Papua New Guinea share a 760-kilometre (470 mi) border that has raised tensions and over many decades?
ongoing diplomatic issues
Indonesia's largest container terminal, handling more than 3.5 million TEU's of freight in 2007, is in the ?
Port of Jakarta
Indonesian freedom fighter is related to the Ernest Douwes Dekker Dutch writer, Eduard Douwes Dekker and volunteered on the Boers' side during the Second Boer War in South Africa as a youth?
Indonesian politician , leader and the sole MP of the Ibnu Parna communist , was killed in the Acoma Party 1965 massacres?
Indonesian journalist, , who often used a S. K. Trimurti pseudonym in her reporting to avoid arrest by Dutch colonial authorities, later became the country's first minister of labor?
had to dig and to clean for four months before he could take the first picture of the Isidore van Kinsbergen 9th century Indonesian Buddhist monument of Borobudur ( pictured) in 1873?
, a court photographer of the Kassian Cephas Yogyakarta Sultanate, was the first indigenous person from Indonesia to become a professional photographer?
( Obama Anak Menteng Obama, the Menteng Kid), a novel about Barack Obama's childhood in Indonesia, was written in just four days?
is part of the largest Wasur National Park wetland in the Papua province of Indonesia, and due to its high biodiversity is sometimes referred to as the " Serengeti of Papua"?
oil discovery in is the biggest in Indonesia for three decades and one of the biggest reserves in Bojonegoro Indonesia?
as the world's third largest
democracy, Indonesia's was the most complicated in the world?
2004 legislative election in 1693
of Sheikh Yusuf Makassar, Indonesia, was exiled by the Dutch East India Company to South Africa, where he established the first Muslim community in the Cape?
despite its name, the
, a species of Togian White-eye bird endemic to the Togian Islands of Indonesia, lacks the white eye rings typical of its genus?
is the capital of the Tobelo in North Halmahera Regency Indonesia?
is the largest Teluk Cenderawasih National Park marine national park in Indonesia?
in Manusela National Park Indonesia protects 14 endemic birds including the threatened Salmon-crested Cockatoo ( pictured)?
is an Larantuka Indonesian district known for Roman Catholic Holy Week processions?
’s work as director of the Institute of Ecology has been cited as a primary influence on the resettlement strategy during Otto Soemarwoto Indonesia's Saguling Dam project?
, on Prambanan Java, is the largest Hindu temple in Indonesia?
was a prominent Sumitro Indonesian General in the early years of General Suharto's New Order, but retired after student riots in Jakarta in 1974?
, although depicted as a Semar clown in Indonesian wayang shadow puppetry, is said to be the guardian spirit of Java and a god in human form?
Bandung in Indonesia was dubbed the " Paris of Java" ( Parijs van Java) in the 1920s due to the European ambience of ?
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Question 3: From the seventh century CE, the powerful ________ naval kingdom flourished as a result of trade and the influences of Hinduism and Buddhism that were imported with it.
Question 4: How many square miles is Indonesia in area?
Question 5: What is the area of Indonesia in square km?
Question 6: What is the native name for Indonesia
Question 7: What is the currency of Indonesia?
Question 8: ________ ( Jawa Timur) – Surabaya
Question 9: [52 ] The deadliest killed 202 people (including 164 international tourists) in the ________ resort town of Kuta in 2002.
Question 10: Following bankruptcy, the VOC was formally dissolved in 1800, and the government of the Netherlands established the ________ as a nationalized colony.