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European Union History

written by: marcing
 
EU celebrated its 50th anniversary on March 25th 2007. Check how much you know about the history of "The United States of Europe".

Question 1:


The history of EU began on 25th of March 1957 when the European Economic Community was formed. What is the founding act called?
Treaty of Rome
Schengen Agreement
Schuman Declaration
Treaty of Paris

Question 2:


Which country was not among the founding states of the European Economic Community (the European Union predecessor)?
Italy
France
Luxembourg
UK

Question 3:


When did Ireland join the European Union?
1995
1960
1986
1973

Question 4:


The citizens of which country rejected the idea of joining the EU in 1972 and again in 1994?
Iceland
Norway
Denmark
Finland

Question 5:


The EU has been a "western club" for most of its history. But which of these western countries has stayed out of the EU?
Belgium
Luxembourg
Spain
Switzerland

Question 6:


Which former Yugoslavian republic was the first to be admitted to the European Union?
Macedonia
Serbia
Slovenia
Croatia

Question 7:


The 6th European Union enlargement took place on May 1 2004. How many countries were admitted then?
12
10
8
14

Question 8:


Many countries held national referenda before joining the European Union. Which of the following nations showed the highest support for joining (92% in favour)?
Ireland
Poland
Slovakia
Lithuania

Question 9:


What kind of agreement is the Schengen Agreement?
It introduced a common currency - the Euro.
It allows EU citizens to travel without passports within the EU borders.
It is a visionary chapter about a further EU enlargement.
It regulates the relationships with non-EU countries, especially Russia.

Question 10:


When did the euro become the official currency of the Eurozone?
1994
2004
2002
1999

 


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