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How much do you know about Europe? Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere. It comprises the westernmost peninsulas of the continental landmass of Eurasia. European culture is the root of Western civilization, which traces its lineage back to ancient Greece and ancient Rome. Take this quiz and learn more interesting facts!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    HOW MANY COUNTRIES ARE THERE IN EUROPEAN UNION?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    A. 27
    Explanation
    There are currently 27 countries in the European Union. The European Union is a political and economic union of member states located in Europe. It was established with the aim of promoting peace, stability, and economic prosperity among its members. Over the years, the number of member states has changed as new countries have joined and some have left. As of now, there are 27 member countries in the European Union.

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  • 2. 

    ARE THERE ANY BORDERS BETWEEN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES?

    • A.

      YES

    • B.

      NO

    • C.

      DON'T KNOW

    • D.

      MAY BE

    Correct Answer
    B. NO
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NO because the European Union has implemented the Schengen Agreement, which allows for free movement of people and goods between member countries. This means that there are no physical borders or border controls between most European countries. However, some non-EU countries in Europe, such as Norway and Switzerland, do have borders with EU countries and may require border checks.

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  • 3. 

    WHAT IS EU CURRENCY?

    • A.

      DOLLAR

    • B.

      FRANK

    • C.

      HRYVNA

    • D.

      EURO

    Correct Answer
    D. EURO
    Explanation
    The correct answer is EURO because it is the official currency of the European Union (EU). It is used by 19 out of the 27 EU member countries, making it the second most widely used currency in the world after the US dollar. The Euro was introduced in 1999 and is managed by the European Central Bank. It facilitates trade and economic integration among the member countries and provides a common currency for European citizens when traveling within the Eurozone.

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  • 4. 

    WHEN WAS THE HOLIDAY ESTABLISHED?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2020

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    C. 1964
    Explanation
    The holiday was established in 1964.

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  • 5. 

    WHEN WAS EUROPEAN UNION FOUNDED?

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      2000

    • D.

      2020

    Correct Answer
    A. 1993
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1993 because the European Union was officially founded on November 1, 1993, with the signing of the Maastricht Treaty. This treaty established the European Union as a political and economic union of European countries, replacing the European Economic Community. The European Union was created with the aim of promoting peace, stability, and economic prosperity among its member states.

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  • 6. 

    WHEN DID THE UNITED KINGDOM LEAVE EU?

    • A.

      31 JANUARY, 2020

    • B.

      1 JANUARY 2020

    • C.

      21 JANUARY 2020

    • D.

      30 JANUARY 2020

    Correct Answer
    A. 31 JANUARY, 2020
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 31 January 2020. This date marks the official departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, commonly known as Brexit. After years of negotiations and political debates, the UK finally left the EU on this date, which had significant implications for both the UK and the EU in terms of trade, immigration, and various other aspects of their relationship.

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  • 7. 

    WHAT IS THE MAIN RULING STRUCTURE IN EUROPEAN UNION?

    • A.

      EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    • B.

      EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

    • C.

      COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

    • D.

      EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMITTEE

    Correct Answer
    B. EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
    Explanation
    The European Parliament is the main ruling structure in the European Union. It is the directly elected legislative body of the EU and represents the citizens of its member states. The Parliament has the power to pass laws, approve the EU budget, and hold the European Commission accountable. It plays a crucial role in shaping EU policies and legislation, making it the primary decision-making institution within the European Union.

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  • 8. 

    EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IS A........ BRUNCH OF EU.

    • A.

      EXECUTIVE

    • B.

      JUDICIAL

    • C.

      LEGISLATIVE

    • D.

      ECONOMICAL

    Correct Answer
    C. LEGISLATIVE
    Explanation
    The European Parliament is a legislative branch of the European Union. It is responsible for passing laws, approving the EU budget, and representing the interests of EU citizens. As a legislative body, it plays a crucial role in the decision-making process of the EU and helps shape policies and regulations that affect member states and their citizens.

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  • 9. 

    WHERE DOES EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT SEAT?

    • A.

      STRASBOURG

    • B.

      PARIS

    • C.

      BERLIN

    • D.

      AMSTERDAM

    Correct Answer
    A. STRASBOURG
    Explanation
    The European Parliament is seated in Strasbourg. Strasbourg is the official seat of the European Parliament, where its plenary sessions are held. Although some administrative work is also carried out in Brussels, Strasbourg is the main location for parliamentary activities. The choice of Strasbourg as the seat of the European Parliament is a result of historical and political reasons, as it symbolizes the reconciliation between France and Germany after World War II.

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  • 10. 

    WHO IS THE HEAD OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT TODAY?

    • A.

      David Sassoli

    • B.

      Paul-Henri Spaak

    • C.

      Robert Schuman

    • D.

      Nicole Fontaine

    Correct Answer
    A. David Sassoli
    Explanation
    David Sassoli is the correct answer because he is currently serving as the President of the European Parliament. He was elected to this position on July 3, 2019, and his term will last until 2022. As the head of the European Parliament, Sassoli is responsible for leading and representing the institution, overseeing its activities, and promoting its role in the European Union's decision-making process.

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