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. 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.orgCold War riddles »average 61% West BerlinWest Berlin9861East BerlinEast Berlin3076both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size710at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger2506 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.orghistory of Portugal riddles »average 64% SpainSpain2054FranceFrance801PortugalPortugal5719GermanyGermany322 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.orghistory of Scandinavia riddles »hard 56% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands2540CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2062ItalyItaly2359DenmarkDenmark9195 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.orgPoland riddles »easy 72% ScotlandScotland1560PortugalPortugal1579PolandPoland19255FinlandFinland3994 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.orgHungary riddles »hard 52% PolesPoles481FinnsFinns1412HungariansHungarians4183RomaniansRomanians1850 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 Gajda20th century riddles »hard 59% 1120005537505050739nonenone9362 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.orghistory of Spain riddles »hard 50% GermanyGermany1365FranceFrance1982EnglandEngland1040SpainSpain4526 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-holicNazis riddles »hard 58% Charlemagne's Frankish EmpireCharlemagne's Frankish Empire1803The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire6892Kingdom of PrussiaKingdom of Prussia2307Confederation of the RhineConfederation of the Rhine803 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 Stillerborders riddles »hard 52% HungaryHungary1628AlbaniaAlbania6074PolandPoland10390RomaniaRomania1848 Which European country other than Yugoslavia faced civil war after World War II?Greece. The Greek Civil War, was fought from 1946 to 1949 between the Greek government army—backed by the UK and US — and the communist Democratic Army of Greece, backed by Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Albania. It is estimated that 158,000 people were killed.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Greece riddles »hard 58% SpainSpain2747GreeceGreece5772ItalyItaly1018NorwayNorway311 Play history quiz and see all the questions.