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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?
Schuman Declaration
Schengen Agreement
Treaty of Rome
Treaty of Paris

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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?
Switzerland
Spain
Belgium
Luxembourg

Question 6:


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

Question 7:


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

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)?
Poland
Ireland
Lithuania
Slovakia

Question 9:


What kind of agreement is the Schengen Agreement?
It regulates the relationships with non-EU countries, especially Russia.
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.

Question 10:


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

 


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