10 most difficult history of Europe riddles A list of history of Europe related questions that are most often answered incorrectly History quiz On which language is Italian standard language based?Tuscan, specifically its Florentine variety, became the language of culture for all the people of Italy, thanks to the prestige of the masterpieces of Dante Alighieri, Francesco Petrarca, Giovanni Boccaccio and Niccolò Machiavelli. It would later become the official language of all the Italian states and of the Kingdom of Italy, when it was formed. Only 2.5% of Italy’s population could speak the Italian standardized language properly when the nation unified in 1861.very hard 33% SicilianSicilian11%LatinLatin47%TuscanTuscan33%LombardianLombardian8%Created by: Paul Caspack. Statistics based on 7071 answers in 2 languages »history of Italy 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.very hard 34% American dolarAmerican dolar21%British pound sterlingBritish pound sterling18%frank of revolutionary Francefrank of revolutionary France25%Russian rubleRussian ruble34%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 282 answers in 2 languages »coins 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. hard 48% VandalsVandals13%ArabsArabs13%NormansNormans24%TurksTurks48%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 789 answers in 2 languages »Mediterranean Sea riddles » In which city did Charlemagne, King of the Franks, reside?Aachen (modern Germany). The geography of the Kingdom of Franks varied over time, but it was centered on the Rhine and Meuse rivers in northern Europe. Charlemagne himself probably spoke a Rhenish Franconian dialect of Old High German. Eventually, the singular use of the name Francia shifted towards the region of Paris.hard 51% ParisParis11%Troyes (modern France)Troyes (modern France)21%Liege (modern Belgium)Liege (modern Belgium)15%Aachen (modern Germany)Aachen (modern Germany)51%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 15614 answers in 2 languages »kings of Europe 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.hard 52% GermanyGermany14%FranceFrance21%EnglandEngland11%SpainSpain52%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10638 answers in 2 languages »history of Spain riddles » 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.hard 54% HungaryHungary7%AlbaniaAlbania29%PolandPoland54%RomaniaRomania8%Created by: Monica Stiller. Statistics based on 24545 answers in 4 languages »Poland 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.hard 54% PolesPoles5%FinnsFinns17%HungariansHungarians54%RomaniansRomanians22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9745 answers in 4 languages »Hungary 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.hard 58% The NetherlandsThe Netherlands15%CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia11%ItalyItaly14%DenmarkDenmark58%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 19749 answers in 4 languages »history of Scandinavia riddles » 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.hard 59% Charlemagne's Frankish EmpireCharlemagne's Frankish Empire14%The Holy Roman EmpireThe Holy Roman Empire59%Kingdom of PrussiaKingdom of Prussia19%Confederation of the RhineConfederation of the Rhine6%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 13776 answers in 4 languages »Nazis riddles » 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.average 60% SpainSpain26%GreeceGreece60%ItalyItaly9%NorwayNorway2%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12069 answers in 4 languages »Cold War riddles » Play history quiz and see all the questions.