You’ll be surprised to find out how little people know about famous places. Are you ready to find out if you really know Europe?

What is Netherland’s seat of government? If you know that, you already have a point. Average in this quiz? Disappointing: 8/16.

  • Question of

    What is Netherland’s seat of government?

    • Rotterdam
    • Haarlem
    • The Hague
    • Amsterdam
  • Question of

    Which of these is not a river in Spain?

    • the Guadalquivir
    • the Ebro
    • the Tagus
    • the Rhône
  • Question of

    What ocean current accounts for western Europe’s temperate weather?

    • El Niño
    • the South Indian Current
    • the North Atlantic Rise
    • the Gulf Stream
  • Question of

    Greenwich time is named for a city in which country?

    • Germany
    • England
    • France
    • Ireland
  • Question of

    What European nation last colonized the Maldives?

    • Great Britain
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
  • Question of

    Which of these bodies of water does not lie alongside Finland?

    • Gulf of Carpentaria
    • Gulf of Finland
    • Baltic Sea
    • Gulf of Bothnia
  • Question of

    The capital of Sweden is:

    • London
    • Stockholm
    • Copenhagen
    • Helsinki
  • Question of

    In what country does Real Madrid play?

    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Finland
    • Portugal
  • Question of

    Which of these cities is not in Italy?

    • Palermo
    • Rome
    • Valletta
    • Siena
  • Question of

    Where is the Brandenburg Gate located?

    • Berlin
    • Bremen
    • Bremerhaven
    • Bonn
  • Question of

    What is the southernmost locale in Europe?

    • Sicily
    • Cyprus
    • Gavdos
    • Malta
  • Question of

    What unit of currency is used in Russia?

    • franc
    • peso
    • ruble
    • dollar
  • Question of

    What major world city lies in both Asia and Europe?

    • Baghdad
    • Moscow
    • Istanbul
    • Berlin
  • Question of

    What Spanish city is famous for the “running of the bulls”?

    • Valencia
    • Pamplona
    • Guernica
    • Gerona
  • Question of

    What two cities does the Lusitania Express join?

    • Madrid and Barcelona
    • Madrid and Segovia
    • Madrid and Lisbon
    • Madrid and Paris
  • Question of

    What is Europe’s longest river?

    • the Elbe
    • the Thames
    • the Danube
    • the Volga


Eric Brown

Written by Eric Brown

simple English test

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