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Quiz Questions I

  1. Helsinki is located 50 miles north of which other European capital city?
  2. By which acronym is The European Organization for Nuclear Research better known?
  3. What name is given to the ethnic group of people that live in the the western Pyrenees region on the border between France and Spain?
  4. In Greek mythology Europa was the mother of which king of Crete?
  5. 'Square of the Victims of Fascism' is one of the central squares in which European capital?
  6. Which city is the seat of the European Court of Justice?
  7. What is the Finnish name for Finland? And how about the Polish name for Poland?
  8. Which partially recognised state and disputed territory in Southeastern Europe declared independence from Serbia in 2008?
  9. Which idea was conceived by Swiss entrepreneur Marcel Bezencon in 1955?
  10. Which river is the longest in Belarus and the Ukraine, and the fourth-longest river in Europe?
  11. Which Germanic peoples formed a large empire dominating much of western and central Europe during the Middle Ages?

  12. Which country is officially known as the Hellenic Republic?
  13. Which city on the Black Sea was the fourth largest city of Imperial Russia, after Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Warsaw, during the 19th century?
  14. Which national hero of Italy played a key role in uniting Italy and was known as 'The Hero of Two Worlds’ after also fighting in Latin America?
  15. Name the following European seas from their short descriptions: (a)part of the Mediterranean off the long west coast of Italy, (b)between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey, (c)located off the north coasts of Norway and Russia?


  1. Tallinn (Estonia)
  2. CERN
  3. The Basques
  4. King Minos
  5. Zagreb
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Suomi. Polska.
  8. Kosovo
  9. The Eurovision Song Contest
  10. Dnieper River
  11. The Franks
  12. Greece
  13. Odessa
  14. Giuseppe Garibaldi
  15. (a)Tyrrhenian Sea, (b)Aegean Sea, and (c)Barents Sea

Quiz II

  1. What is the largest country entirely in Europe?
  2. True or False: Europe is the world's second-smallest continent by surface area?
  3. Which is officially the smallest country in Europe?
  4. The Visegrad Group, is an alliance of four Central European states: the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary are three, can you name the other member?
  5. What is Perucica in Bosnia: (a) rainforest, (b) waterfall , or (c) medieval city?
  6. True or false.: Greenland is in Europe?
  7. Which European city's name means 'church in the dunes'?
  8. Which country is made up of 26 cantons?
  9. Which city is located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain, 30 miles from the Serbian border?
  10. What's the second largest city in France?
  11. Name the tallest mountain in Europe?
  12. In 1755, 275,000 residents died in a massive earthquake in which city?
  13. Which city is the most important financial centre of the European continent?
  14. Name the river that flows through Amsterdam?
  15. Which mountain range serves as a natural border between Europe and Asia?


  1. Ukraine
  2. True
  3. Vatican City
  4. Slovakia

  5. Rainforest
  6. False. It's in North America.
  7. Dunkirk
  8. Switzerland
  9. Sofia
  10. Marseille
  11. Mount Elbrus?
  12. Lisbon
  13. Frankfurt
  14. Amstel
  15. The Ural Mountains

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