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The European Union

written by: Zornitsa
 
The European Union (EU) is a union of independent states, founded to enhance political, economic and social co-operation. Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the EU.

Question 1:


This treaty was signed on February 7, 1992 by the members of the European Community, resulting in the creation of the European Union.
Treaty of Rome
Treaty of Paris
Maastricht Treaty
Treaty of Amsterdam

Question 2:


The European Economic Community, informally called the Common Market, was established by the Treaty of Rome in what year?
1957
1961
1960
1947

Question 3:


All euro coins have a common side showing the denomination and a national side showing an image specifically chosen by the country that issued it.
True
False

Question 4:


This country opted to stay out of the European Community during a referendum in 1972. On the next referendum, held in 1994, its people rejected the proposal to join the European Union.
Norway
Denmark
Switzerland
Sweden

Question 5:

View the provided image.
This governmental building in Brussels, Belgium houses the European Commission headquarters.
Berlaymont
Justus Lipsius
Jean Monnet
Robert Schumann


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Question 6:


The head office of the European Central Bank, established on June 1, 1998, is located in which city?
Frankfurt
Brussels
Paris
London

Question 7:


Which statement about the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, is true?
It proposes and implements legislation
It is one of the three main institutions governing the European Union
All of these
The Commission is divided into departments known as Directorates-General (DG)

Question 8:


What institution of the European Union is directly elected by EU citizens once every five years?
None of these
The European Parliament
The European Commission
The European Council

Question 9:


The Council of Europe and the Council of the European Union are one and the same body.
False
True

Question 10:


The European Court of Justice, the Supreme Court of the European Union, is based in which country?
France
Luxembourg
Germany
Belgium

 


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