Europe Quiz (in Sight In Mind)

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Europe Quiz (in Sight In Mind)

Europe in the Mirror of Culture


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you travel this city,you can see Hagia Sophia Museum and discover other amazing cultural and historical places.Do you know this city also connects Europe with Asia?
    • A. 

      Ankara

    • B. 

      İstanbul

    • C. 

      İzmir

  • 2. 
    Which one of the seven wonders of the ancient world is located in Turkey.
    • A. 

      The Lighthouse of Alexandria

    • B. 

      The Hanging gardens of Babylon

    • C. 

      The Temple of Artemis

  • 3. 
    It is one of the amazing tourist attractions in Turkey.There are interesting rock formations called Fairy Chimneys there.You may see here the cave hotels,historic churces and take hot air- balloon ride and enjoy the amazing scenery from the air.Where is it?
    • A. 

      Cappadoacia

    • B. 

      Mount Nemrut National Park

    • C. 

      Aegean Region

  • 4. 
    It is one of the most popular dishes that belongs to Turkish cuisine and is also popular around the world.Which food is it?
    • A. 

      Lahmacun

    • B. 

      Kebab

    • C. 

      Pizza

  • 5. 
    In this city can you find and visit the leaning tower?
    • A. 

      Milano

    • B. 

      Lecce

    • C. 

      Pisa

  • 6. 
    In this city there is a one square km State.
    • A. 

      Palermo

    • B. 

      Rome

    • C. 

      Torino

  • 7. 
    The active volano called Etna is in ..................
    • A. 

      Piemonte

    • B. 

      Molise

    • C. 

      Sicilia

  • 8. 
    It is the most famous Italian street food
    • A. 

      Pizza

    • B. 

      Spaghetti alla bolognese

    • C. 

      Mozzarella

  • 9. 
    What is the highest mountain in Greece and home to the ancient gods and goddesses?
    • A. 

      Mount Olympus

    • B. 

      Zeus’ Peak

    • C. 

      Mount Athena

  • 10. 
    ‘Homer’ is best known for doing what?
    • A. 

      Doing epic deeds

    • B. 

      Writing epic poems

    • C. 

      Going on epic journeys

  • 11. 
    Which Greek authors have won the Nobel Prize for literature?
    • A. 

      Nikos Kazantzakis and Menelaos Loundemis

    • B. 

      Giorgos Seferis and Nikos Kazantzakis

    • C. 

      Giorgos Seferis and Odysseas Elytis

  • 12. 
    Best known for turning milky white when mixed with water, what is used to flavor the alcoholic Greek beverage ‘ouzo’?
    • A. 

      Pine resin

    • B. 

      Anise

    • C. 

      Lemon juice

  • 13. 
    The traditional Romanian food are........................
    • A. 

      Pizza and Spaghetti

    • B. 

      Sarmale and Pasca

    • C. 

      Taco and Borscht

  • 14. 
    In which country is Bran Castle that is commonly known as Dracula's Castle located? 
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Romania

    • D. 

      Slovakia

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the capital in Norway?
    • A. 

      Oslo

    • B. 

      Bergen

    • C. 

      Trondheim

  • 16. 
    What is Norway's most important export goods?
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Fish and music

    • C. 

      Fish

  • 17. 
    What is one of the most famous Norwegian inventions?
    • A. 

      Cheese

    • B. 

      Cheese Slider

    • C. 

      Cross country ski

  • 18. 
    What are some things that are typical for Norwegians?
    • A. 

      Hiking

    • B. 

      Eating traditional food

    • C. 

      Packed lunch

  • 19. 
    What is the area and population of Poland?
    • A. 

      About 312 000 km² and 38 million people

    • B. 

      About 120 000 km² and 38 million people

    • C. 

      About 512 000 km² and 58 million people

  • 20. 
    Poland takes a lot of pride in being a country that:
    • A. 

      Has been the member of European Union since 2004 and now, a Polish politician Donald Tusk, is the President of the European Council

    • B. 

      The Pope John Paul II came from, he was the Pope for nearly 27 years (1978 – 2005)

    • C. 

      Fought for independence and caused the fall of communism in 1980’s

    • D. 

      All the above answers are true

  • 21. 
    A beautiful historic city in the south of Poland, really popular among tourists and world famous for its university (dating back to XIV century) is called
    • A. 

      Warsaw

    • B. 

      Gdańsk

    • C. 

      Cracow

  • 22. 
    Which of the following sentences is not true:
    • A. 

      The capital city, Warsaw, is situated in the central Poland

    • B. 

      A Polish astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus (XVI century), discovered that the Earth rotates round the Sun

    • C. 

      Among Polish Nobel Prize laureates (7) there are 4 Polish writers

    • D. 

      Poland borders with the Baltic sea in the north and the Alps in the south

    • E. 

      Poland borders with the Baltic sea in the north and the Alps in the south