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Ultimate European History Quiz!

Europe is pretty small in the big scheme of things, so this quiz should be so easy! Find out for yourself!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  August 2nd 2021

European history is bursting at the seams with old facts! Demonstrate your knowledge of the past by taking this epic quiz!


Which European country got split in half after WW2?


Which of these civilisations WASN'T from Europe?


Genghis Khan got all the way to Vienna. True or false?


What did the athletes wear at the original Olympics in ancient Greece?


Which of these important inventions were made in Europe?

6/17 A French military leader

Which French leader was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo?

7/17 An architect wearing a hard hat

Which architect was responsible for helping rebuild London after the Great Fire in 1666?

8/17 A British prime minister

Who was the British prime minister at the end of World War II?

9/17 A sword and a medieval castle

Historians cannot confirm that King Arthur actually existed. True or false?

10/17 Three medals

The Ancient Olympic Games were held in honour of which Greek God?

11/17 Icelandic explorer Leif Erikson

Icelandic explorer Leif Erikson was the first European known to have set foot on which continent?

12/17 The Bayeux tapestry

Which person led the Norman-French army to victory at the Battle of Hastings?

13/17 Two people raise the French flag

On which date did the French Revolution begin?

14/17 A poppy flower

When did World War I take place?

15/17 A ship sailing towards an iceberg

Which British ship sank in the Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg in 1912?

16/17 A man wearing sunglasses

Who was nicknamed the 'Iron Chancellor'?


When was the Berlin Wall taken down?

Oh no

Oh no! Better luck next time!

Good try!

Good try! Why not have another go?

Great work

Great work! You certainly know a fair chunk of history trivia!

Wow! You're a history expert!