Netherlands questions This is a list of recently added questions about Netherlands. 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% GermanyGermany1362FranceFrance1970EnglandEngland1039SpainSpain4513 Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".Created by: globalquiz.orgcompanies riddles »very hard 36% British AirwaysBritish Airways1677Air FranceAir France718KLMKLM1653SwissairSwissair462 What nationality do these participants of the New York Marathon demonstrate?Dutch bonnet is a style of woman's hat that is sometimes characterized by triangular flaps or wings that turn up on either side.Created by: globalquiz.orgtraditional clothing riddles »very easy 81% FrenchFrench148IrishIrish322DutchDutch2398RussianRussian80 Which country is the top natural gas producer in the European Union?The Netherlands. 50% of the natural gas production in the Netherlands comes from the Groningen Gas Field, being the largest natural gas field in Europe and the tenth largest in the world. The other 50% being supplied by around 300 smaller fields, mostly in the North Sea.Created by: KasiaUE riddles »hard 42% United KingdomUnited Kingdom2053The NetherlandsThe Netherlands3364ItalyItaly814FranceFrance1680 What nationality was Martin Van Buren?American. Martin Van Buren was the eighth president of the United States. 'Van' suggests Dutch origin of his surname, but the capitalized form indicates anglicised version - like Eddie Van Halen (as opposite to Dutch lower-case Vincent van Gogh).Created by: globalquiz.orgpresidents of the United States riddles »very hard 28% DutchDutch2826AmericanAmerican1404RussianRussian210GermanGerman557 In the Middle Ages large areas of the Netherlands were flooded by the sea. What was the reason?Peat extraction. Most of the areas below sea level are man-made, caused by centuries of extensive and poorly controlled peat extraction, lowering the surface by several meters. Even in flooded areas peat extraction continued through turf dredging.Created by: Kasiahard 47% peat extractionpeat extraction1560tectonic movementstectonic movements409rise of the ocean levelrise of the ocean level661building dams over riversbuilding dams over rivers689 Which of the following is the smallest?Holland is a region in the western part of the Netherlands. Dutch people in the other parts of the Netherlands dislike the term Holland being used to refer to the whole of the country.Created by: Kasiacountry names riddles »hard 42% the Netherlandsthe Netherlands1685HollandHolland5533BeneluxBenelux1505they are all the samethey are all the same4290 Play Europe quiz and see all the questions.