European Test Practice

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This Strait separates Spain from Africa.
    • A. 

      Hormuz

    • B. 

      Magellan

    • C. 

      Gibraltar

  • 2. 
    These mountains are in central Italy
    • A. 

      Alps

    • B. 

      Apennines

    • C. 

      Cantabrian

  • 3. 
    This is the most popular religion in Greece by far.
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Islam

    • C. 

      Orthodox

  • 4. 
    This is in the Acropolis, an area with ancient Greek temples.
    • A. 

      Colleseum

    • B. 

      Tower of Babel

    • C. 

      Parthenon

  • 5. 
    This language helped to unify the Roman Empire.
    • A. 

      Finnish

    • B. 

      Indo-European

    • C. 

      Latin

  • 6. 
    Which is the proper order (from earliest to latest)?
    • A. 

      Greek to Roman

    • B. 

      Inca to Roman

    • C. 

      Roman to Greek

  • 7. 
    This famous explorer was commissioned by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Hudson

    • C. 

      Vespucci

  • 8. 
    Which was never in the EU? 
    • A. 

      East Germany

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      UK

  • 9. 
    Which sea touches most of Greece?
    • A. 

      Adriatic

    • B. 

      Aegean

    • C. 

      Baltic

  • 10. 
    Who controlled the western half of South America as a result of the line of demarcation?
    • A. 

      Mexico

    • B. 

      The pope

    • C. 

      Portugal

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 11. 
    Which does NOT touch the Northern European Plain?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Estonia

    • C. 

      Latvia

    • D. 

      Poland

  • 12. 
    Most of West-Central Europe has this climate due in part to the North Atlantic Drift.
    • A. 

      Marine-west coast

    • B. 

      Mediterranean

    • C. 

      Tundra

  • 13. 
    What is the primary language of the Netherlands?
    • A. 

      Dutch

    • B. 

      Finnish

    • C. 

      Indo-European

    • D. 

      Latin

  • 14. 
    Which is NOT a part of Scandinavia?
    • A. 

      Finland

    • B. 

      Iceland

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      France

    • E. 

      Denmark

  • 15. 
    What is Shakespeare's first name?
    • A. 

      Camille

    • B. 

      Donovan

    • C. 

      Grayson

    • D. 

      William

    • E. 

      He had no first name (like Madonna or Shakira)

  • 16. 
    Northern Europe is known for its mudslides.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Archimedes, Aristophanes, and Pythagoras all helped to advance the arts and science of which culture?
    • A. 

      Greeks

    • B. 

      Mongols

    • C. 

      Romans

    • D. 

      Slavs

  • 18. 
    Which one is NOT developed by the Romans?
    • A. 

      Aqueduct

    • B. 

      Arch

    • C. 

      Dome

    • D. 

      Parthenon

  • 19. 
    Renaissance means rebirth  in the arts and sciences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Mediterranean Sea stretches from Spain to Greece.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Italy is known for its high quality of wines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Switzerland is in the center of the Kjolen Mountains.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The Reformation had a problem with the Orthodox Religion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Germany was the home of the inventor of moveable type.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Catholic Church has its headquarters in Vatican City.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False