Take The G.K Quiz Questions On Southern Europe!

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Take The G.K Quiz Questions On Southern Europe!

What can be said about Southern Europe? Southern Europe is the Southern sub-region of Europe. Southern Europe is focused on three peninsulas located in the South of the European continent. The average climate is the Mediterranean, and it is influenced by high atmospheric pressure. It covers Portugal, Spain, and Italy. This quiz is the general knowledge of Southern Europe. Give this terrific quiz a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Southern Europe is also known as?
    • A. 

      Mesoamerica

    • B. 

      Mediterranean Europe

    • C. 

      The Strait of Gibraltar

    • D. 

      The Cantabrian

  • 2. 
    What links the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • B. 

      Gulf of Mexico

    • C. 

      Strait of Gibraltar

    • D. 

      Suez Canal

  • 3. 
    How many peninsulas make up soutern Europe?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 4. 
    Which countries are found on the Iberian Peninsula
    • A. 

      Spain and Portugal

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Sweden, Norway

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the largest river in Italy
    • A. 

      Ebro

    • B. 

      Po

    • C. 

      Tiber

    • D. 

      Douro

  • 6. 
    The largest island in Greece is
    • A. 

      Crete

    • B. 

      Sardinia

    • C. 

      Gibraltar

    • D. 

      Peloponnesus

  • 7. 
    Most Rain in Southern Europe Falls during
    • A. 

      Fall

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Summer

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes the climate of much of southern Europe
    • A. 

      Cold and snowy

    • B. 

      Cool and rainy

    • C. 

      Hot and arid

    • D. 

      Warm and sunny

  • 9. 
    The siroccos that blow over Italy originate from
    • A. 

      North America

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      North Africa

    • D. 

      South America

  • 10. 
    Which of the following countries mines bauxite, chromium, lead, and zinc?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 11. 
    By about 2000B.C. Crete had large towns and a complex civilization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Each Greek city-state was made up of a city and the land around it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The government of Macedonia was the first known democracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    98% of Greeks are Eastern Orthodox Christians, commonly known as Greek Orthodox.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    In Greece today, more people work in agriculture than in any other industry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which of the following events came last in Portugal's history?
    • A. 

      A revolution overthrew a dictator

    • B. 

      An armada to England

    • C. 

      The monarchy was rejected

    • D. 

      The army overthrew the government

  • 17. 
    The ancient romans accomplished all of the following except
    • A. 

      Widespread use of Latin

    • B. 

      Domes and arches

    • C. 

      Invention of telescope

    • D. 

      Law, order, and safety

  • 18. 
    The climate of southern Europe is generally
    • A. 

      Cloudy and cool

    • B. 

      Rainy and cold

    • C. 

      Sunny and warm

    • D. 

      Foggy and hot

  • 19. 
    The ancient Greeks invented
    • A. 

      Music and science

    • B. 

      Art and literature

    • C. 

      Democracy and theater

    • D. 

      Philosophy and politics

  • 20. 
    The Italian renaissance made important contributions to
    • A. 

      Languages, physics, and food

    • B. 

      Science, exploration, and art

    • C. 

      Politics, festivals, and holidays

    • D. 

      Socialism, math, and biology

  • 21. 
    During the 1400's and 1500's spain and portugal gained wealth from
    • A. 

      Folk music

    • B. 

      Chemistry

    • C. 

      Greek orthodox religion

    • D. 

      Mosaics

  • 22. 
    Which of the following events came first in the history of spain?
    • A. 

      A civil war was fought

    • B. 

      Armies conquered Granada

    • C. 

      Columbus explored the Americas

    • D. 

      Iberia joined the Roman Empire

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is not an important economic resource for Greece?
    • A. 

      Coal mining

    • B. 

      Agriculture

    • C. 

      Tourism

    • D. 

      Shipping

  • 24. 
    The Capital of Portugal and major seaport on the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Lisbon

    • C. 

      Crete

    • D. 

      Madrid

  • 25. 
    What are the TWO major mountain ranges in Italy?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Mt. Killimanjario

    • C. 

      Pindus Mts

    • D. 

      Apennines