Test Your Knowledge On Europe And The European Union

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Europe Quizzes & Trivia

There are 50 countries in Europe and the largest country is Russia. The European Union is a union of twenty-nine member states whose main aim is to enhance economic, social and territorial cohesion among the members. The quiz below is designed to test your knowledge on Europe and the European Union. Give it a shot and know more about the continent.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which treaty was the name 'The European Union' first used?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Maastricht

    • C. 

      Amsterdam

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      United Kingdom

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

  • 3. 
    How many members did the Union count when the Euro began circulation in January 2000?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      12

  • 5. 
    What was the former name of the currency for Europe, now known as the Euro?
    • A. 

      E-Mark

    • B. 

      ECU

    • C. 

      Sterling

  • 6. 
    How many stars are there on the European Flag?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      12

  • 7. 
    Who was not a president of the European Commission?
    • A. 

      Santer

    • B. 

      Prodi

    • C. 

      Dehaene

  • 8. 
    Which of these is not part of the European Union?
    • A. 

      The European Council

    • B. 

      The Council of Europe

    • C. 

      The Council

  • 9. 
    The Presidency of the European Union is rotated every _ months?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      4

  • 10. 
    Who is regarded as the 'chief architect' of European Unity?
    • A. 

      Robert Schuman

    • B. 

      Jean Monnet

    • C. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 11. 
    The currency used in Hungary is called the the Forint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The name of the currency used in Ukraine is the Dinar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you cross the border from Germany to the Netherlands without showing your passport you do so due to:
    • A. 

      The Maastricht Treaty

    • B. 

      The Schengen Agreement

    • C. 

      The Brussels Agreement

  • 14. 
    In terms of population, what is the largest city in the EU?
    • A. 

      London, UK

    • B. 

      Berlin, Germany

    • C. 

      Madrid, Spain

  • 15. 
    In what year was the Eurovision Song Contest first broadcast?
    • A. 

      1949

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1961

  • 16. 
    Which Member State is the smallest in area?
    • A. 

      Latvia

    • B. 

      Vatican City

    • C. 

      Malta

  • 17. 
    Which organisation implies deeper political intergration?
    • A. 

      NAFTA

    • B. 

      European Union

    • C. 

      NATO

  • 18. 
    The EU  is a member of the United Nations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Who is the president of the European Union?
    • A. 

      Tony Blair

    • B. 

      José Manuel Barroso

    • C. 

      There is no European President

  • 20. 
    Who was named the first president of the European Central Bank?
    • A. 

      Jean Monnet

    • B. 

      Robert Schuman

    • C. 

      Win Duisenberg

  • 21. 
    Which of these countries is not a member of the EU?
    • A. 

      Serbia

    • B. 

      Slovakia

    • C. 

      Slovenia

  • 22. 
    What is the anthem of the European Union?
    • A. 

      Carmen (Bizet)

    • B. 

      Ode an die Freude (Beethoven)

    • C. 

      Salzurg Symphony (Mozart)