Europe Trivia Question

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the largest area country in Western Europe?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      Spain

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    In which year did Belgium secede from the Kingdom of the Netherlands and become an independent nation?
    • A. 

      1835

    • B. 

      1910

    • C. 

      1830

    • D. 

      1805

  • 3. 
    In which English city is the Lowry Centre, with a gallery of paintings by L S Lowry?
    • A. 

      Salford

    • B. 

      Manchester

    • C. 

      Leeds

    • D. 

      Blackburn

  • 4. 
    In what year was the Swiss Federation, as it is known today, established?
    • A. 

      1456

    • B. 

      1291

    • C. 

      1848

    • D. 

      1824

  • 5. 
    How many "cantons" or states does Switzerland consist of?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      26

  • 6. 
    In what year was the European Single Market established?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1993

    • D. 

      1989

  • 7. 
    In which year was the "euro" launched as the official currency of the European Union?
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      2001

    • D. 

      1999

  • 8. 
    In which French city was Joan of Arc burned at the stake?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Orleans

    • C. 

      Rouen

    • D. 

      Rheims

  • 9. 
    When was the English Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee?
    • A. 

      1887

    • B. 

      1851

    • C. 

      1897

    • D. 

      1876

  • 10. 
    When did the "Dambusters" attack dams in Germany?
    • A. 

      Dec-41

    • B. 

      May-43

    • C. 

      April 1942

    • D. 

      Jun-44

  • 11. 
    In which German state is Dresden?
    • A. 

      Saxony

    • B. 

      Prussia

    • C. 

      Hannover

    • D. 

      Bavaria

  • 12. 
    When did Louis XIV revoke the Edict of Nantes?
    • A. 

      1685

    • B. 

      1581

    • C. 

      1873

    • D. 

      1701

  • 13. 
    In 1066, King Harold of England fought battles at Hastings and at which lesser known location?
    • A. 

      Naseby

    • B. 

      Stamford Bridge

    • C. 

      Goodison

    • D. 

      Flodden Field

  • 14. 
    What is the capital of Brunei?
    • A. 

      Busan

    • B. 

      Kota Kinabalu

    • C. 

      Bandar Seri Begawan

    • D. 

      Tangerang