All About Europe Quiz

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

This is a brief quiz on the basics of Europe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What German chancellor was most responsible for the creation of the German Empire?
    • A. 

      Arthur Von Schlieffen

    • B. 

      Gottlieb Daimler

    • C. 

      Adolf Hitler

    • D. 

      Otto Von Bismarck

  • 2. 
    Through which two European counties runs a continental divide, which makes those countries part of Europe and part of another continent?
    • A. 

      Cyprus, Turkey

    • B. 

      Bulgaria, Russia

    • C. 

      Romania, Russia

    • D. 

      Turkey, Russia

  • 3. 
    What was the official European currency called prior to the introduction of the euro?
    • A. 

      Lira

    • B. 

      Franc

    • C. 

      Deutsche Mark

    • D. 

      ECU

  • 4. 
    What battle saw the defeat of a combined Russo-Austrian force by Napoleon and was considered to be one of his greatest battles?
    • A. 

      Leipzig

    • B. 

      Waterloo

    • C. 

      Austerlitz

    • D. 

      Borodino

  • 5. 
    What two nations, along with territory gained from the Ottoman Empire, formed to make the nation of Romania?
    • A. 

      Brataslava And Transylvania

    • B. 

      Bulgaria And Hungary

    • C. 

      Wallachia And Moldavia

    • D. 

      Brataslava And Bulgaria

  • 6. 
    Who were described as "the voice, the sword and the pen" that brought about Italian unity?
    • A. 

      Caravaci, Garibaldi And Fellini

    • B. 

      Mussolini, Garibaldi, And Fellini

    • C. 

      Mazzini, Garibaldi And Fellini

    • D. 

      Mazzini, Garibaldi And Cavour

  • 7. 
    What war ushered in not only the creation of a national German state, but also collapsed the regime of Napoleon III in France?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      War Of 1848

    • C. 

      Franco-Prussian War

    • D. 

      Crimean War

  • 8. 
    What country, in reply to Russia's request for aid in the Crimean War, responded "We shall astonish the world with our ingratitude"?
    • A. 

      Austria-Hungary

    • B. 

      Greece

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      France

  • 9. 
    Following the 1999 war in Yugoslavia, which allied country was given control over the area in Kosovo that included the capital city of Pristina?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Great Britain

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 10. 
    What ancient Swedish tradition allows you to pass over any grounds, fields or woods?
    • A. 

      Human Freedom Right

    • B. 

      Enclosure Right

    • C. 

      Swedish Law Of Rights

    • D. 

      Everyman's Right

  • 11. 
    Which European country colonized, during the nineteenth century, the southern African country which is known today as Namibia?
    • A. 

      Denmark

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Italy

  • 12. 
    The Huegenots of France can attribute their religion to which reformer of the Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      Pope Pius V

    • C. 

      John Calvin

    • D. 

      John Huss

  • 13. 
    Which of the following countries was not a member state of the European Union in 2002?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      Portugal

    • C. 

      Denmark

    • D. 

      Finland

  • 14. 
    Which is not an official language of Switzerland?
    • A. 

      Romansch

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      Italian

    • D. 

      Swedish

  • 15. 
    In which French city is the Palais des Papes?
    • A. 

      Bordeaux

    • B. 

      Avignon

    • C. 

      Paris

    • D. 

      Lyons