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Countries of the European Union

written by: marcing
 
There are 30 (!) questions in this quiz - one for each European Union member (27) and 3 regarding countries which are outside of the EU. There are many points to gain for your ranking. Check how much you know about countries of Europe.

Question 1:


Which country is known as Österreich in their native language?
The Netherlands
Bulgaria
Austria
Germany

Question 2:


Which country's capital city is considered de facto capital of the European Union?
Holland's
Belgium's
France's
UK's

Question 3:


Which country has the river Danube as most of its northern border?
Hungary
Bulgaria
Austria
Romania

Question 4:


Which EU member is divided into a Greek and a Turkish part?
Greece
Bulgaria
Cyprus
Slovenia

Question 5:


Which country's first president was Václav Havel, a writer and dramatist?
Hungary
Slovakia
Czech Republic
Poland

Question 6:


Which Nordic country was first to enter the European Union?
Norway
Denmark
Finland
Sweden

Question 7:


Which Baltic state is the most wired country in Europe?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Latvia
Lithuania
Finland
Estonia

Question 8:


Which European Union member is home to Santa Claus?
Turkey
Sweden
Cyprus
Finland

Question 9:


Which of the EU founding members is the country of "Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité"?
France
Germany
Italy
UK

Question 10:


Which European Union member has the greatest number of islands?
Denmark
Italy
UK
Greece

Question 11:


Which country is the only member of the European Union that is partly located in Africa?
Malta
Spain
France
UK

Question 12:


Which EU member has a significant part of its territory below sea level?
Poland
Belgium
Estonia
The Netherlands

Question 13:


This European Union member was once known for huge migration of its people, mainly to the US and UK. Nowadays, however, it attracts many immigrants from "new" EU members.
Germany
Ireland
Spain
Italy

Question 14:


Which EU member was the largest country in Europe in XIV century, but now has land area of just 65 000 sq. km?
Lithuania
Netherlands
Austria
Denmark

Question 15:


Which "mini" country was among the European Union founding members?
Malta
Monaco
Luxembourg
Liechtenstien

Question 16:


In which European Union member the native people make up only 60% of the total population?
Austria
Latvia
Poland
France

Question 17:


Which former British colony joined the European Union in 2004?
Malta
Ireland
Syria
Gibraltar

Question 18:


Which country is the biggest contributor to the European Union budget?
Germany
Italy
UK
France

Question 19:


Which country has twice rejected European Union membership in national referendums?
Norway
Poland
Turkey
UK

Question 20:


Which European Union member was the first country to reject communist rule and thus sparkle the liberation of so called "Eastern Block?"
Poland
Germany
Czech Republic
Romania

Question 21:


Where is the European Union's westernmost point not counting overseas territories?
In Portugal's Azores islands
In Spain's Canary islands
In Iceland
In Ireland

Question 22:


Which EU member state was known to the ancient Greeks and Romans as Dacia?
Slovenia
Romania
Bulgaria
Macedonia

Question 23:


Which country is the youngest independent state to be a member of the European Union? (It has been an independent country only since 1993.)
Cyprus
Montenegro
Slovenia
Slovakia

Question 24:


In May 2004 the European Union accepted 10 new countries. Which of them was first to adopt the Euro as its national currency?
Slovenia
Estonia
Poland
Slovakia

Question 25:


Which country associated with banking is not a member of the European Union?
Luxembourg
Austria
Switzerland
UK

Question 26:


In which country is the European Union’s biggest lake located?
In Sweden
In Finland
In Poland
In Hungary

Question 27:


Which Muslim country was recognized as a candidate for accession in the EU on December 12th, 1999 at the Helsinki summit of the European Council?
Syria
Morocco
Turkey
Israel

Question 28:


All but three European Union official languages are from the Indo-European family. They are Finnish, Estonian and which other language?
Greek
Hungarian
Polsih
Bulgarian

Question 29:


Most of the European Union members are also part of a Schengen Agreement that allows their citizens to travel without passports across the member states. Which EU member is outside of the Schengen group?
Lithuania
Poland
Denmark
UK

Question 30:


Which member of the European Union completely surrounds two countries that are outside of the club?
Italy
Spain
France
Austria

 


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