Balkan General Knowledge Quiz

Can you guess all the correct answers in this general knowledge quiz about the Balkan Peninsula?
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Last updated: September 9, 2020
First submittedSeptember 8, 2020
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1. The Balkan Peninsula resides on the continent of...
Asia
North America
Africa
Europe
2. Which of these countries does not lie on the Balkan Peninsula?
Bulgaria
Albania
Austria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
3. The Balkan Peninsula's nickname is...
The Powder Keg of Europe
The Bomb of Asia
The Eastern European Switzerland
The Peninsula of War
4. A nation that existed from 1918-1941 and from 1945-1992 that used to be called the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes' English name was called...
Serbo-Croatia
The Kingdom of the South Slavs
Yugoslavia
Jugoslavija
5. Which of these peninsulas within the Balkan Peninsula is shared by Slovenia, Croatia, and Italy?
Peloponnese
Dobruja
Istria
Gallipoli
6. Which of these nations managed to push back the Italians in World War II?
Albania
Greece
Bulgaria
Romania
7. What is the Balkan Peninsula named after?
A Mountain Range
A River
A Historical Country
A City
8. The Balkan Peninsula's northern border is defined by the...
Carpathian Mountains
Northern border of the historical First Bulgarian Empire
The Elbe and Dnieper rivers
The Danube and Sava rivers
9. The Balkan Peninsula borders which seas?
The Adriatic, Aegean, and Black
The Aegean, Black, and Mediterranean
The Adriatic, Red, and Tyrrhenian
The Adriatic, Aegean, and Alboran
10. What is the most populous city on the Balkan Peninsula?
Athens
Bucharest
Belgrade
Istanbul
11. Which of these countries is partially in the Balkan Peninsula?
Albania
Hungary
Romania
North Macedonia
12. The religion that is practiced by most of the population in the Balkans is...
Islam
Buddhism
Christianity
Judaism
13. This country declared independence in 2008 and is still unrecognized by a majority of the UN.
Liberland
Kosovo
Vojvodina
Montenegro
14. This country within the Balkan Peninsula has 3 major ethnicities and 2 major religions.
Bulgaria
Serbia
Slovenia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
15. This country is the richest in the Balkans by GDP per capita.
Croatia
Slovenia
Greece
Italy
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Level 59
Sep 9, 2020
Yugoslavia and Jugoslavija are both right answers, english name is Yugoslavia but name on native language is Jugoslavija.
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Level 56
Sep 9, 2020
edited so it specified for english name