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. On whose side American fought in Battle of Grunwald?American didn't fight in this battle. In time Battle of Grunwald (1410) America didn't exist.Created by: lukasz Polandvery easy 93% Polish sidePolish side26Teutonic Knights (Crusaders) sideTeutonic Knights (Crusaders) side9Current American are former Teutonic Knights (Crusaders)Current American are former Teutonic Knights (Crusaders)10American didn't fight in this battleAmerican didn't fight in this battle628the United States riddles » Who was the first king of Poland?Boleslaw I of Poland (Boleslaw the Brave). Mieszko I was first lord of Poland, but he wasn't king, because he wasn't crowned. His son Boleslaw the Brave was first crowned lord of Poland. Created by: lukasz Polandvery easy 88% Mieszko I of PolandMieszko I of Poland116Mieszko II of PolandMieszko II of Poland23Boleslaw I of Poland (Boleslaw the Brave)Boleslaw I of Poland (Boleslaw the Brave)1140Casimir III of Poland (Casimir the Great)Casimir III of Poland (Casimir the Great)13history of Poland riddles » 13 American colonies formed USA. How many Swiss cantons established the Confederation?3. The eldest free Swiss cantons were Schwyz (that gave its name to the whole nation), Uri and Unterwalden. In 1291 they signed an eternal union – Federal Charter of 1291.Created by: smyruvery hard 25% 335076658613134052626471Switzerland riddles » What is the meaning of the word "December", adopted from Latin by most of European languages?Tenth month. Originally Roman calendar was comprised only of 10 months. December was the 10th and last of them. Eventually a calendar reform introduced January and February, but preserved the ordinal naming convention of the older months.Created by: smyruvery hard 33% twelve monthtwelve month469tenth monthtenth month642last month of a yearlast month of a year478cold monthcold month356calendar riddles » This is aleph, the first letter of Phoenician alphabet, progenitor of Greek alpha. What does it resemble?Ox. Aleph comes straight from Egyptian hieroglyph that meant ox. Turn your head to the right and you will note an ideogram of a horned ox head. The word Phoenician word aleph means basically ox. Created by: smyruvery hard 21% OxOx320BowBow376CompassCompass468it's unknownit's unknown325Middle East riddles » Which country in Europe had been named "the land without stakes"?Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth. Despite its religious diversity comprised of Roman Catholics, Orthodox, Jews, Polish brethren, Lutherans, Calvinists, Muslims the Commonwealth of XVI-XVII centuries maintained civil peace under the act of Warsaw Confederation (pictured), and was a notable exception of religious wars plundering Europe at the time. Created by: smyruvery easy 82% Dutch United ProvincesDutch United Provinces196Swiss ConfederationSwiss Confederation361Kingdom of SwedenKingdom of Sweden235Polish Lithuanian CommonwealthPolish Lithuanian Commonwealth3740religions riddles » Which currency was the first to be converted to decimal system?Russian ruble. The new ruble introduced with monetary reform of Peter the Great of 1704 was the first currency to be based on decimal system.Created by: smyruhard 41% American dolarAmerican dolar1029British pound sterlingBritish pound sterling1642frank of revolutionary Francefrank of revolutionary France1726Russian rubleRussian ruble3124coins riddles » 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% VandalsVandals562ArabsArabs573NormansNormans1092TurksTurks2098Mediterranean 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 62% West BerlinWest Berlin20950East BerlinEast Berlin5850both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size1273at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger5251Cold 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 68% SpainSpain3063FranceFrance1325PortugalPortugal10733GermanyGermany502history of Portugal riddles » Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions.