History of Europe questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of Europe. Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions. Sicily was never ruled byTurks. Through its history Sicily was ruled by Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Vandals, Arabs, Normans, Germans, French, and Aragon. However it has never been conquered by Osman Empire despite its vicinity. Created by: smyruhard 48% VandalsVandals81ArabsArabs83NormansNormans161TurksTurks303Mediterranean Sea riddles » When Berlin was divided into West Berlin and East Berlin, which part had more population?West Berlin. After the end of World War II, Berlin was divided into four occupational zones: Soviet, American, French and British. Later, the three zones of western allies were joined to form West Berlin. With about two million inhabitants, West Berlin had the highest number of residents of any city in Cold War-era Germany.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 63% West BerlinWest Berlin12295East BerlinEast Berlin3512both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size803at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger2820Cold War riddles » Which European country used to have its capital outside Europe?Portugal. On November 29,1807, Braganza royal family and its court of nearly 15,000 people escaped from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro, shortly before Napoleonic forces invaded Lisbon. For thirteen years, Rio de Janeiro functioned as the capital of the Kingdom of Portugal.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 64% SpainSpain2352FranceFrance939PortugalPortugal6790GermanyGermany367history of Portugal riddles » In which European country occupied by Nazis, 99% of Jews survived the Holocaust?Denmark. In 1943, 95% of Jews from Nazi-occupied Denmark were evacuated to Sweden in an event known as the rescue of the Danish Jews. It was a collective achievement of the Danish resistance movement, German diplomat Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz (who warned the Danish Jews about the intended deportation to Germany) and many ordinary Danish citizens, mostly policemen and fishermen.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 58% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands2956CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2318ItalyItaly2756DenmarkDenmark11193history of Scandinavia riddles » Which large country in Europe was not affected by Black Death?Poland. Historians aren't sure why Poland was spared the worst of the plague, even though all its neighbours got depopulated. It was the only place not affected by the disease on the European continent (Iceland was also spared because it was rarely visited and Black Death never reached there).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% ScotlandScotland1801PortugalPortugal1815PolandPoland23045FinlandFinland4592Poland riddles » Which was the last large nation to enter and settle in Europe?Hungarians. The possible homeland of the Hungarians was situated at the regions of Southern Ural. In 895/896, after several centuries of migration, they crossed the Carpathians and entered the Carpathian Basin. The land was inhabited only by a sparse population of Slavs, who were either assimilated or enslaved by the Hungarians.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 54% PolesPoles538FinnsFinns1622HungariansHungarians5130RomaniansRomanians2165Hungary riddles » How many medals did Poland win at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm?None. In 1912 the Central Europe was divided between Germany, Russia and Austria-Hungary. Countries like Poland or Czechoslovakia emerged after the First World War.Created by: Marcin Gajdaaverage 61% 1122595542275050825nonenone1168620th century riddles » From which country did the Netherlands gain independence in 1579?Spain. Dutch struggle for independence lasted for 80 years between the Union of Utrecht in 1569 and the Peace of Münster in 1648.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 51% GermanyGermany1527FranceFrance2248EnglandEngland1201SpainSpain5384history of Spain riddles » The Nazi regime called itself the III Reich. Which was the first?The Holy Roman Empire. Holy Roman Empire lasted from 962 to 1806 (it was eventually dissolved during the Napoleonic Wars). The II Reich was the German Empire of 1871-1918.Created by: life-o-holichard 59% Charlemagne's Frankish EmpireCharlemagne's Frankish Empire1998The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire7969Kingdom of PrussiaKingdom of Prussia2580Confederation of the RhineConfederation of the Rhine903Nazis riddles » Which European country is currently not neighboring any more any of the countries it had a border with in 1980?Poland. Back in 1980, Poland had land borders with Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia and German Democratic Republic. Today it is neighboring Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania and Russia.Created by: Monica Stillerhard 54% HungaryHungary1853AlbaniaAlbania6993PolandPoland12926RomaniaRomania2083borders riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.