European Geography & History Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Prometheus, according to Greek mythology, was an important Titan god. He cheated the gods on several ocassions on behalf of mankind. As punishment, what did Zeus chain him to?http://www.theoi.com/
    • A. 

      Mount Olympus

    • B. 

      Caucasus Mountains

    • C. 

      Acropolis of Athens

  • 2. 
    Which Greek Gods were the ancient Olympic Games held in honour of?http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/greeks/greek_olympics_01.shtml
    • A. 

      Apollo.

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Olimpia

  • 3. 
    Ab Urbe Condita is a monumental history of ancient Rome written in the Latin language by: http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/historianslivy/a/Livy.htm
    • A. 

      Tito Livio

    • B. 

      Plauto

    • C. 

      Polivio

  • 4. 
    Augustus was the first emperor of Rome. He replaced the Roman republic with an effective monarchy and during his long reign, he brought peace and stability. In which year was Augustus defeated by Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium?http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/augustus.shtml
    • A. 

      31 B.C

    • B. 

      27 B.C

    • C. 

      44 B.C

  • 5. 
    The Vikings were the first Europeans to set foot in America. What did they call these new lands?http://www.mnh.si.edu/vikings/start.html
    • A. 

      Greenland

    • B. 

      Vinland

    • C. 

      America

  • 6. 
    Who defeated and killed the last Anglo-Saxon king of England at the Battle of Hastings?http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/war_tech_gallery_02.shtml
    • A. 

      Harold II

    • B. 

      William the conqueror

    • C. 

      Richard

  • 7. 
    The economic alliance of trading cities and their guilds that established and maintained a trade monopoly along the coast of Northern Europe, is called:http://history-world.org/dynamic_culture_of_medieval_euro.htm
    • A. 

      Westphalia League.

    • B. 

      Hanseatic League.

    • C. 

      Scania Market.

  • 8. 
    Who was the first European to travel across North America? http://www.pbs.org/opb/onquistadors/home.htm
    • A. 

      Orellana.

    • B. 

      Hernán Cortes.

    • C. 

      Cabeza de Vaca.

  • 9. 
    Who was arrested and sent to the guillotine on July 28, 1794? http://history-world.org/french_revolution.htm
    • A. 

      Louis XVI

    • B. 

      Robespierre

    • C. 

      Napoleón

  • 10. 
    When was the Treaty of Rome signed? http://europa.eu/abc/history/index_en.htm
    • A. 

      1946

    • B. 

      1957

    • C. 

      1960

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