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Netherlands, the dynamo of Europe

What do you know about the "little giant" where I was born? 15 Questions.

 
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1

How many provinces does the Netherlands have?

  • 10
  • 12
  • 9

2

Which of the following is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands?

  • Deventer
  • Breda
  • Amsterdam

3

Which of these is not a Dutch cheese variety?

  • Gouda
  • Volendammer
  • Leyden

4

Which canal links the North Sea and Amsterdam?

  • Amsterdam Kanaal
  • Den Helder-Amsterdam Kanaal
  • Noordzee Kanaal

5

Which river form part of the border between Belgium and the Netherlands?

  • Rein
  • Maas
  • Amstel

6

What is the highest elevation in the Netherlands, rounded off to the nearest foot?

  • 149
  • 1207
  • 1059

7

Which of the following is the province that has two official languages?

  • Zeeland
  • Utrecht
  • Friesland

8

Where does the Queen of the Netherlands have her adminstrative offices?

  • Den Haag (the Hague)
  • Soestdyk
  • Amsterdam

9

Which of these is NOT a Dutch master?

  • Rembrandt
  • Eule
  • Vermeer

10

Why do the people in the Netherlands resent being called Hollanders?

  • Because not all of the Netherlands is hol (hollow)
  • Because not all Netherlanders live in North or South Holland provinces
  • Because "Hollander" is a word to indicate stupidity

11

Which city has the famous cheese market and lies in Noord Holland?

  • Alkmaar
  • Breda
  • Gouda

12

Which of these is NOT an export of the Netherlands?

  • Flower bulbs
  • Uranium
  • Dairy products

13

Which of these fish treats is NOT a Dutch one?

  • Pickled herring
  • Smoked and pickled tench
  • Smoked eel

14

What is the name of the now defunct Grand Prix race track of the Netherlands?

  • Zandvoort
  • Schepeningen
  • Dykval

15

Which of the following is the name of the Netherland's national park?

  • Vaals
  • De Veluwe
  • Haagse Bluf

 

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