Central Europe Destination Specialist Quiz

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is practice for the destination specialist test and focuses on central Europe


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following European countries does not share a border with Belgium?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Holland

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Luxembourg

  • 2. 
    What language is spoken in the Ardennes region of Belgium?
    • A. 

      Flemish

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      German

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 3. 
    About how long does it take to travel from London, England to Brussells by high speed train?
    • A. 

      Three hours

    • B. 

      Four hours

    • C. 

      Six hours

    • D. 

      Eight hours

  • 4. 
    What beverage is Belgium most known for?
    • A. 

      Schnapps

    • B. 

      White wine

    • C. 

      Beer

    • D. 

      Cider

  • 5. 
    What city was once the home of artist Pieter-Paul Rubens and is the center of the world's diamond-cutting and diamond-trading industry?
    • A. 

      Brugge (bruges)

    • B. 

      Gent (Ghent)

    • C. 

      Ieper (Ypres)

    • D. 

      Antwerpen (Antwerp)

  • 6. 
    The northern region of Belgium is known as Flanders.  What is the name of the southern region?
    • A. 

      Wallonia

    • B. 

      Ommegang

    • C. 

      Domain de Lacken

    • D. 

      Oude Griffe

  • 7. 
    What is Brussells sometimes called?
    • A. 

      Venice of the north

    • B. 

      The Capital of Europe

    • C. 

      The Finanicial Hub of europe

    • D. 

      The Crossroads of Europe

  • 8. 
    Which city is known for its canals and bridges?
    • A. 

      Brugge (Bruges)

    • B. 

      Brussell (Bruxelles)

    • C. 

      Gent (Ghent)

    • D. 

      Antwerpen (Antwerp)

  • 9. 
    A vibrant modern city, a commercial center in the middle ages, site of Gravensteen castle and Jan Van Eyck's materpiece Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
    • A. 

      Gent (Ghent)

    • B. 

      The Ardennes

    • C. 

      Ieper (Ypres)

  • 10. 
    A region of forests and river valleys in southeastern Belgium with several medieval castles.
    • A. 

      Gent (Ghent)

    • B. 

      The Ardennes

    • C. 

      Ieper (Ypres)

  • 11. 
    A city virtually destroyed during World War I but restored and the site of memorials to the war victims.
    • A. 

      Gent (Ghent)

    • B. 

      The Ardennes

    • C. 

      Ieper (Ypres)

  • 12. 
    Which of these Dutch cities is the largest seaport in Europe?
    • A. 

      Amsterdam

    • B. 

      Rotterdam

    • C. 

      MAudurodam

    • D. 

      Leiden

  • 13. 
    Which of these Amsterdam attractions has a branch at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport?
    • A. 

      The NEMO science and technology center

    • B. 

      The Heineken Experience

    • C. 

      The Bloemenmarkt (floating flower market

    • D. 

      The Rijksmuseum (national museum)

  • 14. 
    What is the Zaanse Schans in Zaandam?
    • A. 

      An open air folk museum

    • B. 

      A flower auction

    • C. 

      A maritime museum

    • D. 

      A cheese market

  • 15. 
    Which Dutch city was the departure point for Pilgrims on their journey to the new world?
    • A. 

      Haarlem

    • B. 

      Leiden

    • C. 

      Maastrict

    • D. 

      Rotterdam

  • 16. 
    Which architectural feature distinguishes the province of Friesland?
    • A. 

      Medieval churches with conical roofs

    • B. 

      18th century townhouses

    • C. 

      Farmhouses attached to barns

    • D. 

      Romanesque ruined abbeys

  • 17. 
    Which type of local transportation is Holland most known for?
    • A. 

      Train

    • B. 

      Car

    • C. 

      Bicycle

    • D. 

      Bus

  • 18. 
    Which city is home to the principal royal residence in Holland?
    • A. 

      Amsterdam

    • B. 

      Den Haag (The Hague)

    • C. 

      Delft

    • D. 

      Rotterdam

  • 19. 
    Which city is the best base for exploring Holland's flower bulb fields at Keukenhof Gardens?
    • A. 

      Maastricht

    • B. 

      Rotterdam

    • C. 

      Haarlem

    • D. 

      Volendam

  • 20. 
    Home to anne Frankuis and the Van Gough Museum, which has the wolrd's largest collection of the artist's paintings.
    • A. 

      Aalsmeer

    • B. 

      Alkmaar

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Delft

    • E. 

      Maastricht

  • 21. 
    A city known for its distinctive blue and white pottery and Nieuwe Kerk with its gothic spire and 48 bell carillon
    • A. 

      Aalsmeer

    • B. 

      Alkmaar

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Delft

    • E. 

      Maastricht

  • 22. 
    A city where viewers can watch the action of the wholesale flower market auction
    • A. 

      Aalsmeer

    • B. 

      Alkmaar

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Delft

    • E. 

      Maastricht

  • 23. 
    A city with architecture from the Renaissance and medieval periods and a 200 mile network of limestone caves that can be toured
    • A. 

      Aalsmeer

    • B. 

      Alkmaar

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Delft

    • E. 

      Maastricht

  • 24. 
    Home of a famous cheese market with costumed cheese porters
    • A. 

      Aalsmeer

    • B. 

      Alkmaar

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

    • D. 

      Delft

    • E. 

      Maastricht

  • 25. 
    Which of the following does Luxembourg have in abundance, with the highest concentration per capita in Europe?
    • A. 

      Medieval fortresses

    • B. 

      Michelin-starred restraurants

    • C. 

      Special interest museums

    • D. 

      Wineries

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