Europe Unit

15 Questions

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What mountain chain cuts off Italy from the rest of Europe?
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Balkans

    • C. 

      Apennines

  • 2. 
    Which countries are in "the Land of the Midnight Sun"?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      Switzerland

    • D. 

      Ireland

    • E. 

      Italy

  • 3. 
    Land that is reclaimed by diking and draining is called a _____________
    • A. 

      Dike

    • B. 

      Dam

    • C. 

      Polder

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are peninsulas of Europe?
    • A. 

      Jutland

    • B. 

      Scandinavian

    • C. 

      Italian

    • D. 

      Iberian

    • E. 

      Balkan

    • F. 

      Russia

  • 5. 
    A curent of warm water that flows from the tropics is called
    • A. 

      El nino

    • B. 

      The North Atlantic Drift

    • C. 

      Northern European Plain

  • 6. 
    Where is the birthplace of democracy?
    • A. 

      Sparta

    • B. 

      Athens

    • C. 

      London

  • 7. 
    Which region in Europe is known as a cultural crossroads?
    • A. 

      Northern

    • B. 

      Eastern

    • C. 

      Western

  • 8. 
    A time of renewed interest in learning and the arts that lasted from the 14th to the 16th centuries was called
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Reformation

    • C. 

      The Crusades

  • 9. 
    A period when many Christians broke away from the Catholic church and started Protestant churches was called
    • A. 

      The Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Reformation

    • C. 

      The Crusades

  • 10. 
    Which of the following countries is located in the Balkan Peninsula?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Spain

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the name of the peninsula where Spain and Portugal are located?
    • A. 

      Iberian

    • B. 

      Scandinavian

    • C. 

      Jutland

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is located on the Jutland Peninsula?
    • A. 

      Greece

    • B. 

      Denmark

    • C. 

      United Kingdom

  • 13. 
    Which of the following countries drill for oil in the North Sea?
    • A. 

      Norway

    • B. 

      Slovakia

    • C. 

      Netherlands

    • D. 

      United Kingdom

    • E. 

      Spain

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not true about the European Union?
    • A. 

      It was given the name "European Union" in 1992

    • B. 

      It currently has 15 member countries

    • C. 

      There are more than 20 official languages

  • 15. 
    The Italian Peninsula is surrounded by the ________________________ Sea
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      Mediterranean