No American Can Answer All Of These European History Qs Correctly. Can You?

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How well do you think you know Europe's history? Show what you know about the people and events that shaped the continent!

 Jul 03, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which queen is reported to have said, "Let them eat cake"?
Marie Antoinette
Victoria
Elizabeth I of England

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the dictator that was in charge of the Third Reich?
Franz Ferdinand
Adolf Hitler
Fidel Castro

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

From which European country did Christopher Columbus set sail on his search for the New World?
France
Iceland
Spain

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which French leader was defeated at Waterloo?
Napoleon
Charles de Gualle
Louis XIV

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The U.S.S.R. was what kind of country?
Anarchist
Democracy
Communist

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who wrote "Hamlet"?
William Shakespeare
Lewis Carroll
Charles Dickens

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
Michelangelo
Sandro Botticelli
Leonard da Vinci

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Jack the Ripper is the name given to an unidentified murderer that terrorized what city?
Madrid
London
Rome

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Before the introduction of the euro, what was the name for the basic monetary unit used in the Netherlands?
Guilder
Deutsche Mark
Krone

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The period of European history that lasted from the 14th to the the 17th century is known as what?
Elizabethan
Renaissance
The Dark Ages

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which saint is said to have banished all the snakes from Ireland?
St. Patrick
St. Francis
St. Christopher

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the name for the branch of the French Army created for foreign recruits?
French Foreign Legion
French Militia
French Army Of Outsiders

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which country was NOT a part of the Axis powers in World War II?
Portugal
Italy
Germany

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the acronym for the military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty?
NATO
NATM
NATL

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which European country is known for the Inquisition?
Germany
Portugal
Spain

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Brazil was once a colony of which European country?
Italy
Portugal
Germany

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union is commonly known as what?
Brexit
Ukexit
Elexit

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Porsche is a brand of car that originated in what country?
France
Italy
Germany
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Do you consider yourself to be a European history buff? Do you know everything there is to know about the Graco-Roman empire, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and beyond? Do you know all there is to know about the wars in Europe up to and through the World Wars? Do you know all of the inventions and artistic works to come out of Europe throughout the ages? Do you get into long conversations about how history continues to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about European history and the events and people who shaped it over the past several thousand years, take this challenging but fun quiz!

As generations upon generations of people have inhabited the earth, they've won and lost battles, survived diseases and wars, and created art and inventions that have molded the world as we know it today. Before anything started happening in the US, Europe added its own unique flavor to world culture and continues to do so even today!

It's just about that time—so, sit back, relax, access your European history memory banks and answer these 18 questions about a range of historical subjects from geography and pop culture to language and medicine throughout the ages. Not only will you have loads of fun, you'll probably learn something, too. Good luck on your fun and exciting journey into Europe's rich past!