How Much Do You Know About the Countries of the European Union?

TRAVEL — QUIZ

Test yourself with this quiz!

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How well do you know the countries of the European Union? Below there are 27 questions, one for each member state. How many can you get right?

Answers are at the bottom.


  1. AUSTRIA

Empress Elisabeth of Austria of Austria is more commonly known under which name?

a) Anne Boleyn

b) Nefertiti

c) Elizabeth of Bohemia

d) Sissi


2. BELGIUM

Belgium has 3 official languages. Which ones?

a) French, Dutch, German

b) French, Dutch, Italian

c) English, French, Spanish

d) English, French, German


3. BULGARIA

Bulgaria is home to the beautiful Rila Lakes. How many are there?

a) 3

b) 7

c) 10

d) 14


4. CROATIA

Croatian cities like Dubrovnik and Split hosted the shooting of a famous tv show. Which one?

a) Game of Thrones

b) Once upon a time

c) Downton Abbey

d) Six Feet Under


5. CYPRUS

Cyprus has the only divided capital in the world. What is its name?

a) Manama

b) Valletta

c) Aman

d) Nicosia


6. CZECH REPUBLIC

Prague, in the Czech Republic, is home to the world’s oldest…?

a) Public toilet

b) Democracy

c) Post office

d) University


7. DENMARK

Denmark has the world’s oldest _____ still in use.

a) National anthem

b) Currency

c) Water tower

d) Flag


8. ESTONIA

Estonia’s flag has the same colors as only one other country in the world. Which one?

a) Botswana

b) South Africa

c) The Maldives

d) Peru


9. FINLAND

In 2020, Finland ranked #1 in UN’s classification of…

a) Alcohol consumption per capita

b) Happiness

c) Freedom of press

d) Heart diseases


10. FRANCE

Paris, France is home to the most visited museum in the world. What is it called?

a) Prado

b) Hermitage

c) Uffizi Galery

d) Louvre


11. GERMANY

Germany has the largest population in the European Union. How many people?

a) 81 million

b) 97 million

c) 68 million

d) 86 million


12. GREECE

How many islands, even uninhabited ones, are part of the Greek territory?

a) 1,000

b) 3,500

c) 6,000

d) 9,300


13. HUNGARY

What is the name of Hungary’s national drink?

a) Palita

b) Palina

c) Paulita

d) Palinka


14. IRELAND

This famous beer is made in Ireland. What is its name?

a) Guinness

b) Super Bock

c) Kronenbourg

d) Staropramen


15. ITALY

Tourists throw approximately €1,000,000 into the most famous fountain in Rome, Italy. What is it called?

a) Trevi fountain

b) Trovoada fountain

c) Troti fountain

d) Prezi fountain


16. LATVIA

Latvia is the home country of the inventor of what?

a) Telephone

b) Sliced bread

c) The cello

d) Jeans


17. LITHUANIA

Which of these sports is Lithuania’s national sport?

a) Basketball

b) Handball

c) Football

d) Swimming


18. LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg has the highest of this in Europe. What is it?

a) Minimum salary

b) Crime rate

c) Birth rate

d) Unemployment rate


19. MALTA

The country of Malta is made up of 3 islands. Malta, Comino and…

a) Gozo

b) Gizé

c) Gaz

d) Golo


20. NETHERLANDS

In the Netherlands, there are more _____ than people.

a) Cows

b) Bicycles

c) Windmills

d) Companies


21. POLAND

These little dumplings are a specialty of Polish cuisine. What are they called?

a) Rosół

b) Bigos

c) Śledź w oleju z cebulą

d) Pierogi


22. PORTUGAL

Portugal is the world leader in the export of which product?

a) Eggs

b) Solar energy

c) Cork

d) Sulphuric acid


23. ROMANIA

“Vlad, the Impaler” was a Romanian King, most commonly known as:

a) Dracula

b) Jack the Ripper

c) Vil Vampire

d) Strigoi


24. SLOVAKIA

These mountains are part of the Carpathians and located on the Slovakian border with Poland. What are they called?

a) The Dolomites

b) Tatras

c) The Pyrenees

d) Balkan mountains


25. SLOVENIA

What is the name of Slovenia’s tallest mountain?

a) Razor

b) Triglav

c) Tatra

d) Gerlachovský štít


26. SPAIN

In the famous event of “Tomatina”, that happens every year in Spain, people throw what at each other?

a) Tomatoes

b) Egg whites

c) Egg yolks

d) Bananas


27. SWEDEN

What is Sweden’s currency?

a) Swedish Krona

b) Swedish Dinar

c) Swedish Ron

d) Euro


Answers

  1. Austria: d / 2. Belgium: a / 3. Bulgaria: b / 4. Croatia: a / 5. Cyprus: d / 6. Czech Republic: d / 7. Denmark: d / 8. Estonia: a / 9. Finland: b / 10. France: d / 11. Germany: a / 12. Greece: c / 13. Hungary: d / 14. Ireland: a / 15. Italy: a / 16. Latvia: d / 17. Lithuania: a / 18. Luxembourg: a / 19. Malta: a / 20. Netherlands: b / 21. Poland: d / 22. Portugal: c / 23. Romania: a / 24. Slovakia: b / 25. Slovenia: b / 26. Spain: a / 27. Sweden: a

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