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Did you know that Holland is actually a region on the west coast of the Netherlands but the name is frequently used (informally) to refer to the Netherlands as a whole.

Holland Quiz Questions

  1. The city of Eindhoven is the birthplace of which famous electronics company?




  2. Which Dutch athlete is best known for winning four gold medals at the 1948 London Summer Olympics?
  3. Which Dutch city is known for its university, established in 1575, and also the place where many of the Pilgrims lived before setting off on the Mayflower?
  4. The Wilhelmus is the oldest in the world; what is it?
  5. What is the literal translation of the word 'Netherlands'?
  6. Which classical scholar, born in Rotterdam in 1466, was known as 'Prince of the Humanists'?
  7. What was the currency in the Netherlands before being replaced by the euro in 2002?
  8. What name is given to the megalopolis in the central-western Netherlands consisting primarily of the four largest Dutch cities?
  9. Which Dutch artist's most famous triptych is The Garden of Earthly Delights?
  10. Which city has the largest port in Europe?
  11. As well as Dutch, which West Germanic language is spoken in the north of the Netherlands?
  12. Which country in the Caribbean Sea starting with the letter 'A' is one of the four countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands?
  13. Who became the Prime Minister of the Netherlands in October 2010?
  14. Name the third-largest city in the Netherlands?
  15. Which Rotterdam football club did Johan Cruyff end his playing career with?
  16. Which Dutch scientist discovered the moon of Saturn called Titan and invented the pendulum clock?
  17. What name is given to the period in the 17th Century during which prices for the recently introduced tulip bulbs reached very high levels before collapsing?
  18. What is the name of the country's main international airport?
  19. Which museum holds the largest and most important collection of classical Dutch art? And which famous artist is most associated with Amsterdam?




  20. The Kinderdijk area is a UNESCO World Heritage site because of it's 19 what?

Answers:

  1. Philips
  2. Fanny Blankers-Koen
  3. Leiden
  4. The Dutch National anthem (and world's oldest national anthem)
  5. Lower Countries
  6. Erasmus
  7. The Dutch Guilder
  8. Randstad
  9. Hieronymus Bosch
  10. The Port of Rotterdam
  11. Frisian
  12. Aruba
  13. Mark Rutte
  14. The Hague (Amsterdam and Rotterdam are first and second)
  15. Feyenoord
  16. Christiaan Huygens
  17. Tulip Mania
  18. Schiphol Amsterdam Airport
  19. The Rijksmuseum. Rembrandt.




  20. Traditional windmills
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