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Quiz on European Overview

No. of Questions= 10
Grade Standards: below 60% F, 60-70 D, 70-80 C, 80-90 B, 90-100 A.

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Answer these questions about Europe.

1 A major source of oil income for the British Isles is:
a) Adriatic Sea
b) Black Sea
c) Mediterranean Sea
d) North Sea
e) none of the above.
2 Western Europe consists of all of the following countries except:
a) France
b) Hungary
c) United Kingdom
d) Germany
e) All of the above are in Western Europe
3 Which area in Europe has the largest population?
a) Eastern Europe
b) Southern Europe
c) Northern Europe
d) Western Europe
e) all have equal populations
4 The Industrial Revolution began in the 1700's in which country?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Sweden
d) Italy
e) England
5 The following are benefits of the European Union except:
a) all countries share a common leader.
b) a shared currency.
c) expanded markets.
d) stimulated economies.
e) increased outside investment.
6 Which of the following is a product of the Industrial Revolution?
a) increased agricultural productivity
b) growth of cities
c) steel
d) the steam engine
e) all of the above
7 Italy is bordered to the north by which mountain range?
a) Alps
b) Pindus
c) Apeninnine
d) Pyrenees
e) Sierra Nevada
8 The weather in Western Europe tends to be:
a) hot summers and cold winters.
b) cold year-round
c) mild year-round.
d) hot summers and rainy winters.
e) very dry.
9 The largest religion in Europe is:
a) Islam
b) Judaism
c) Atheism
d) Hinduism
e) Christianity
10 This country is not a member of the European Union:
a) United Kingdom
b) Spain
c) Poland
d) Switzerland
e) Austria

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Submitted by Mike Sundermeier on April 27, 2007