Quiz: How Well Do You Know The History Of Switzerland?

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know The History Of Switzerland?

People often wonder how such a small country like Switzerland come to share so much with its numerous neighbors, such as language, sometimes culture, and customs. Well, one can only find out by learning about its history and the events that led it to become an autonomous and prosperous country like it is today. Try our quiz and find out if you know about its history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year was Switzerland founded?
    • A. 

      1291

    • B. 

      1302

    • C. 

      1209

    • D. 

      1219

  • 2. 
    How many states did the old Swiss confederacy have?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    When was the Swiss peasant war?
    • A. 

      In 1649

    • B. 

      In 1650

    • C. 

      In 1652

    • D. 

      In 1653

  • 4. 
    When did the swiss confederacy become the Helvetic Republic?
    • A. 

      By 1798

    • B. 

      By 1889

    • C. 

      By 1809

    • D. 

      By 1810

  • 5. 
    When was the Swiss Independence re-established?
    • A. 

      In 1815

    • B. 

      In 1800

    • C. 

      In 1805

    • D. 

      In 1900

  • 6. 
    When did the Zuriputsch occur?
    • A. 

      In 1837

    • B. 

      In 1839

    • C. 

      In 1840

    • D. 

      In 1845

  • 7. 
    Which communist figure resided in Switzerland until 1917?
    • A. 

      Valdimir Roumanov

    • B. 

      Rachmaninov

    • C. 

      Lenin

    • D. 

      Toltsoi

  • 8. 
    When did Switzerland vote to join the  Schengen treaty?
    • A. 

      In 2001

    • B. 

      In 2002

    • C. 

      In 2005

    • D. 

      In 2008

  • 9. 
    In what year did Switzerland become a full member of the UN?
    • A. 

      In 2002

    • B. 

      In 2003

    • C. 

      In 2004

    • D. 

      In 2005

  • 10. 
    In what year did Switzerland join the council of Europe?
    • A. 

      1958

    • B. 

      1960

    • C. 

      1963

    • D. 

      1965