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. 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: smyru<10 answersDutch United ProvincesDutch United Provinces0Swiss ConfederationSwiss Confederation0Kingdom of SwedenKingdom of Sweden0Polish Lithuanian CommonwealthPolish Lithuanian Commonwealth1religions 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 44% American dolarAmerican dolar120British pound sterlingBritish pound sterling117frank of revolutionary Francefrank of revolutionary France144Russian rubleRussian ruble300coins 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 49% VandalsVandals141ArabsArabs126NormansNormans230TurksTurks484Mediterranean 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 64% West BerlinWest Berlin13511East BerlinEast Berlin3688both were similar in sizeboth were similar in size856at first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was biggerat first East Berlin was bigger, later West Berlin was bigger2959Cold 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 65% SpainSpain2446FranceFrance998PortugalPortugal7176GermanyGermany389history 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 Netherlands3080CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia2406ItalyItaly2869DenmarkDenmark11896history 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 74% ScotlandScotland1873PortugalPortugal1908PolandPoland24668FinlandFinland4786Poland 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% PolesPoles563FinnsFinns1712HungariansHungarians5475RomaniansRomanians2260Hungary 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 62% 1123755544375050852nonenone1278520th 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 52% GermanyGermany1597FranceFrance2331EnglandEngland1251SpainSpain5709history of Spain riddles » Play history of Europe quiz and see all the questions.