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Hard European History and Geography Quiz

A tricky quiz on European History and Geography
Quiz by TheBigLemur
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Last updated: February 17, 2023
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First submittedFebruary 9, 2023
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What is the longest river in Ireland?
Shannon River
Which German state is the Black Forest mostly located in?
Baden Wurttemberg
What is the name of the large peninsula in Russia's Murmansk oblast?
Kola Peninsula
Name the river that flows through Florence, Italy
Arno River
What country is the oldest republic in the world?
San Marino
Name the largest lake in Hungary
Balaton
What is the name of the unrecognised breakaway Moldovian state?
Transnistria
Which monastic area in Greece does not allow women?
Mount Athos
Name the league that dominated Northern European commercial activity from the 13th to 15th century
Hanseatic League
What is the only country in Europe without any mosquitos?
Iceland
Which country has knighted a penguin?
Norway
Which country has the only rainforest in continental Europe?
Bosnia and Herzegovina
The two major regions in Czechia are Moravia and?
Bohemia
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What is the official language of Andorra?
Catalan
What was the name the Romans gave the blue tribal people in Caledonia?
Picts
Name the capital of the Faroe Islands
Torshavn
Name the lake that on the border of Estonia and Russia
Lake Peipus
Name the sea to the east of Sardinia
Tyrrhenian Sea
Which Norwegian explorer was the first to reach the South Pole
Roald Amundsen
Which British explorer did he beat there by 34 days?
Robert Falcon Scott
Who is the Irish patron saint of boatmen, mariners, sailors, travellers and whales?
St Brendan the Navigator
Which region of Spain was the home of conquistadors Balboa, Cortes, Pizarro among others?
Extremadura
Name the largest Croatian peninsula home to the city of Pula
Istria
Who was the only person to hold the position of President of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Josip Tito
Which city in France from 1309 did 7 pope's reside?
Avignon
8 Comments
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Level 69
Feb 15, 2023
nice quiz, though the "only rainforest in continental Europe" is pretty contentious https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temperate_rainforest
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Level 74
Feb 15, 2023
Can you accept Lake Pskov for Lake Peipus?
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Level 72
Feb 15, 2023
If the question says "name the league", is it really necessary to type "league" as part of the answer?
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Level 70
Feb 15, 2023
Changed thanks!
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Level 84
Feb 15, 2023
"Hanseatic" should be MORE than sufficient. There's no way that "league" should be necessary.
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Level 70
Feb 15, 2023
Changed thanks!
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Level 80
Feb 15, 2023
Nice and challenging quiz. I think you could add more type-ins for Tyrrhenian Sea and accept Pict in the singular.
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Level 70
Feb 17, 2023
Thanks changed them both - Tyrrhenian I have put as 'AUTO' in the hopes that it will give more type-in options