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 Berlin10856East BerlinEast Berlin3276both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size756at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger2649 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% SpainSpain2189FranceFrance844PortugalPortugal6205GermanyGermany338 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 57% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands2709CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2156ItalyItaly2505DenmarkDenmark9962 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 73% ScotlandScotland1669PortugalPortugal1688PolandPoland20717FinlandFinland4264 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 53% PolesPoles509FinnsFinns1507HungariansHungarians4572RomaniansRomanians1983 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 »average 60% 1121045539445050770nonenone10277 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 51% GermanyGermany1438FranceFrance2072EnglandEngland1116SpainSpain4874 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 Empire1899The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire7356Kingdom of PrussiaKingdom of Prussia2439Confederation of the RhineConfederation of the Rhine861 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 53% HungaryHungary1737AlbaniaAlbania6482PolandPoland11504RomaniaRomania1962 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 59% SpainSpain2902GreeceGreece6227ItalyItaly1062NorwayNorway329 Play history quiz and see all the questions.