10 - History - Unit 8 - European Union

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    European Union traces its origin from the

    • A.

      ECSC

    • B.

      EEC

    • C.

      EURATOM

    • D.

      ETC

    Correct Answer
    A. ECSC
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ECSC. The European Union traces its origin from the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC), which was established in 1951. The ECSC aimed to create a common market for coal and steel among its member countries, promoting economic cooperation and preventing future conflicts over these key resources. Over time, the ECSC evolved into the European Economic Community (EEC) and eventually became the European Union (EU) in 1993.

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  • 2. 

    EURATOM was established by the 

    • A.

      Treaty of Nanking

    • B.

      Treaty of London

    • C.

      Treaty of Rome

    • D.

      Treaty of Versailles

    Correct Answer
    C. Treaty of Rome
    Explanation
    EURATOM was established by the Treaty of Rome. The Treaty of Rome, signed in 1957, established the European Atomic Energy Community (EURATOM) alongside the European Economic Community (EEC). EURATOM aimed to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy and coordinate research in the field among member states. The treaty provided a framework for cooperation and the development of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, including the establishment of common safety standards and the free movement of nuclear materials within member states.

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  • 3. 

    The Council of the European Union is sometime referred to as he

    • A.

      Council of traders

    • B.

      Council of farmers

    • C.

      Council of consumers

    • D.

      Council of Ministers

    Correct Answer
    D. Council of Ministers
    Explanation
    The Council of the European Union is sometimes referred to as the Council of Ministers because it consists of ministers from each member state who are responsible for specific policy areas. These ministers represent their respective countries and meet regularly to discuss and make decisions on various EU policies and legislation. They play a crucial role in the decision-making process within the EU and their decisions have a significant impact on the policies and laws that affect member states and their citizens.

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  • 4. 

    The first permanent president of the European Council is

    • A.

      Ramsay Mac Donald

    • B.

      Herman Van Rampay

    • C.

      Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit

    • D.

      Bismark

    Correct Answer
    B. Herman Van Rampay
    Explanation
    Herman Van Rampay is the correct answer because he was the first permanent president of the European Council. He served as the president from 2009 to 2014. Ramsay Mac Donald was a British politician, Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was an Indian diplomat, and Bismark was a German statesman, none of whom held the position of president of the European Council.

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  • 5. 

    Euro zones monetary policy is governed by

    • A.

      European Central Bank

    • B.

      Reserve Bank

    • C.

      State Bank

    • D.

      Swiz Bank

    Correct Answer
    A. European Central Bank
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the European Central Bank. The European Central Bank is responsible for formulating and implementing monetary policy in the Eurozone. It sets interest rates, manages the supply of money, and oversees the stability of the euro currency. As the central bank for the Eurozone, it plays a crucial role in maintaining price stability and promoting economic growth and stability in the region.

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  • 6. 

    The name of the single European currency

    • A.

      Dollar

    • B.

      Yen

    • C.

      Euro

    • D.

      Pounds

    Correct Answer
    C. Euro
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Euro because it is the name of the single European currency. The Euro was introduced in 1999 and is currently used by 19 out of the 27 European Union member states. It replaced the national currencies of these countries and is widely accepted as a medium of exchange, making it an important currency in international trade and finance.

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  • 7. 

    The EU has established a strong relationship with the

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      USSR

    • C.

      UNO

    • D.

      UAE

    Correct Answer
    C. UNO
    Explanation
    The EU has established a strong relationship with the UNO because the UNO is an international organization that promotes peace, security, and cooperation among its member states. The EU, as a regional organization, shares similar goals and values with the UNO, such as the promotion of human rights, sustainable development, and multilateralism. The EU and the UNO often work together on various issues, including conflict resolution, humanitarian aid, and global governance, to achieve their common objectives and address global challenges effectively.

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