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European History Quiz

Test your knowledge on the history of europe 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who led the Christian forces in their historic defeat of the Muslim Moors at the Battle of Poitiers in 732?

  • Charlemagne the Great
  • Richard the Lionheart
  • Charles Martel
  • Lothair I

2

What was the name of the german-speaking area of Czechoslovakia that was annexed by Nazi Germany in accordance with the Munich Agreement of 1938?

  • Bohemia
  • Moravia
  • East Prussia
  • Sudetenland

3

In which year did Martin Luther nail his 95 Theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg in modern day Germany?

  • 1417
  • 1517
  • 1617
  • 1717

4

What was the name of the region of France that was the centre of Royalist rebellion to the French revolution in the years 1793-96

  • Avignon
  • Lorraine
  • Vendee
  • Gironde

5

Who was the leader of the Gunpowder plot of 1605 in England?

  • John Wright
  • Guy Fawkes
  • Robert Catesby
  • Thomas Percy

6

Which Tsar of Russia was nicknamed 'the Policeman of Europe' for his lack of tolerance for liberal revolution?

  • Nicholas I
  • Nicholas II
  • Alexander II
  • Paul I

7

What was the name of the territory that was annexed by Germany from France at the end of the Franco-Prussian war?

  • Strasbourg
  • Burgundy
  • Alsace- Lorraine
  • Meuse

8

Who was the commander of the Ottoman forces in the infamous Battle of Vienna of 1683?

  • Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Sultan Mehmet IV
  • Koprulu Fazil Ahmed
  • Kara Mustafa

9

In which year was the United Kingdom first formed?

  • 1607
  • 1707
  • 1807
  • 1907

10

Which Warsaw Pact country revolted against the Soviet Union in 1956?

  • East Germany
  • Hungary
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Poland

 

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