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

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Do you have a hankering for history?

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"?
Elizabeth I of England
Marie Antoinette

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

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

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

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The U.S.S.R. was what kind of country?

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

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

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

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

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Which European country is known for the Inquisition?

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Brazil was once a colony of which European country?

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

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Porsche is a brand of car that originated in what country?
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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!