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Call yourself a Europhile? Test your knowledge of the countries of Europe with our Ultimate European Countries Quiz.

Whether you are a travel lover, a geographer or just someone who is really into European countries, we’re sure you’re going to love our Ultimate European Countries Quiz. Testing your knowledge on what the countries are famous for, how populous they are, where on the map they are located, what language is spoken where – and so much more!

We hope you love our Europe quiz as much as we enjoyed putting it together! As travel lovers ourselves, this was great fun – even if there were a few European country questions that even we couldn’t get! (But hey, at least we learned something!)

And just so you know, these European Countries quiz questions are perfect for a travel or geography quiz round at your next pub quiz, dinner party quiz or virtual quiz night (if we’re still doing those things!) So what are you waiting for? Scroll down and test your world knowledge of all things Europe related with our Ultimate Europe Countries Quiz.

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European Countries Quiz Questions

1. Amsterdam is the capital of which European kingdom?

2. Which country’s flag has a central white cross on a red background?

3. Which former member of the UK became a republic in 1949?

4. Which country in the UK has a national flag with the image of a dragon on it?

5. Of all the countries in the UK, which is the northernmost?

6. Which of the following European countries is the smallest by area?
a) Lichtenstein.
b) San Marino.
c) Monaco.
d) Malta.

7. Can you name the 4 national languages of Switzerland?

Island with a church on it at the centre of Lake Bled in Slovenia

8. Can you name all four capital cities of the countries in the UK?

9. What three colours are on Germany’s national flag?

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10. Russia and Turkey are the two most populated countries in the world – is this true or false?

11. Can you name the capital city of Norway?

12. Which country’s flag has the image of a crescent moon and a star on a red background?

13. In what modern-day country did the Roman Empire originate?

14. Gibraltar is a territory of what kingdom?

15. Which country’s flag has a large yellow cross on a blue background?

Close up of Eiffel Tower lit up at night

16. Can you guess which country’s capital city is Warsaw?

17. In which one of France’s major cities will you find the Notre-Dame Cathedral?

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18. Moscow is one of the most populated cities in Europe, and is the capital of which country?

19. Which European mountain range extends across eight countries?

20. Can you name the sea that separates Europe and Africa?

21. Which European country has the longest coastline?

22. Here’s a question on European bodies of water: what type of water body is the Danube?

23. What physical features and geological formations give Iceland the nickname “land of fire and ice”?

Belgian Village on the water

24. Can you name the ocean that separates Europe and North America?

25. Can you name the two European countries connected to Sweden?

26. The Isle of Man’s national flag has an image depicting what body part?

27. What is the capital of Germany?

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28. Can you correctly name the highest mountain in the UK?

29. Europe’s northernmost capital city?

30. Can you name the three countries in Europe collectively known as Scandinavia?

Manicured gardens, lush green grass with mountain in the background in Switzerland

31. The Hebrides are located off the coast of what country in the UK?

32. Would you find London in the north, south, east, or west of England?

33. Is this fact or fiction? – San Marino and Monaco are two of the smallest independent states in Europe.

34. Can you correctly name the smallest independent state in Europe?

35. On a map of Europe, which country is surrounded by Germany, Poland, and Austria?

36. Are the Balkans located in North or south Europe?

37. Bucharest is the capital of which Balkan country?

38. The flags of Malta, Monaco and Poland all have the same two colours; what are they?

Gothic bridge in Budapest lit up at night

39. Which group of the UK’s Northern Isles is further north?

40. What colours are on the flag of North Macedonia (Macedonia)? – red, yellow

41. Name the two countries that share a border with the Netherlands.

42. In which one of Ireland’s counties is the capital, Dublin, located?

43. Which sea is bordered by Turkey at the south, and Ukraine at the north?

44. What image is in the middle of Cyprus’ flag?

45. What two colours do the flags of Ireland and Italy both have?

46. Which country does not have a monarchy?
a) Finland.
b) Belgium.
c) Lichtenstein.
d) Norway.

Cobbled street in Bavarian Town, Germany

47. How many countries are there in Europe (according to the UN)?

48. Name the two colours on Latvia’s national flag.

49. How many geographic/ceremonial counties are there in England?

50. Can you guess which one of Europe’s many rivers is the longest?

51. Can you correctly guess which Mediterranean country’s name means “warm port”?

52. Skopje is the capital city of which Balkan country?

53. Which country has won the most Eurovision titles?
a) Spain.
b) Finland.
c) Ireland.
d) Israel.

54. What is the most commonly spoken language in Europe?

55. Which country joined the EU in 2013?

European Flag - Blue flag with circle of yellow stars

 

European Countries Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Amsterdam is the capital of which European kingdom?
The Netherlands

2. Which country’s flag has a central white cross on a red background?
Switzerland

3. Which former member of the UK became a republic in 1949?
The Republic of Ireland

4. Which country in the UK has a national flag with the image of a dragon on it?  UK
Wales

5. Of all the countries in the UK, which is the northernmost?
Scotland

Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland - train track elevated over multiple stone arches surrounded by green hills

6. Which of the following European countries is the smallest by area?
a) Lichtenstein.
b) San Marino.
c) Monaco.
d) Malta.

7. Can you name the 4 national languages of Switzerland?
German, Italian, French, and Romansh

8. Can you name all four capital cities of the countries in the UK?
London (England), Cardiff (Wales), Belfast (Northern Ireland), Edinburgh (Scotland)

9. What three colours are on Germany’s national flag?
Yellow, Black, and Red

10. True or False: Russia and Turkey are the two most populated countries in the world.
False (Russia is 9th and Turkey is 17th)

11. Can you name the capital city of Norway?
Oslo

Charles Bridge Prague

12. Which country’s flag has the image of a crescent moon and a star on a red background?
Turkey

13. In what modern-day country did the Roman Empire originate?
Italy

14. Gibraltar is a territory of what kingdom?
The UK

15. Which country’s flag has a large yellow cross on a blue background?
Sweden

16. Can you guess which country’s capital city is Warsaw?
Poland

17. In which one of France’s major cities will you find the Notre-Dame Cathedral?
Paris

18. Moscow is one of the most populated cities in Europe, and is the capital of which country?
Russia

19. Which European mountain range extends across eight countries?
The Alps

White stone buildings with balconies close together under a blue sky

20. Can you name the sea that separates Europe and Africa?
The Mediterranean Sea

21. Which European country has the longest coastline?
Norway

22. The second-longest of the Europe bodies of water the Danube River flows through how many European countries?
10

23. What physical features and geological formations give Iceland the nickname “land of fire and ice”?
Volcanoes and glaciers

24. Can you name the ocean that separates the continents of Europe and North America?
The Atlantic Ocean

25. Can you name the two European countries connected to Sweden?
Norway and Finland

26. The Isle of Man’s national flag has an image depicting what body part?
Leg

Yellow street car on cobbled street in Lisbon Portugal

27. Here’s another quiz question on country capitals: what is the capital of Germany?
Berlin

28. Can you correctly name the highest mountain in the UK?
Ben Nevis

29. What is Europe’s northernmost capital city?
Reykjavic, Iceland

30. Can you name the three countries in Europe collectively known as Scandinavia?
Sweden, Norway, Denmark

31. The Hebrides are located off the coast of what country in the UK?
Scotland

32. Would you find London in the north, south, east, or west of England?
South

33. True or False, San Marino and Monaco are two of the smallest independent states in Europe?
True

White domed roofs of Santorini Greece

34. Can you correctly name the smallest independent state in Europe?
Vatican City

35. On the map of Europe, which country is surrounded by Germany, Poland, and Austria?
The Czech Republic

36. Are the Balkans located in North or South Europe?
South

37. Bucharest is the capital of which Balkan country?
Romania

38. The flags of Malta, Monaco and Poland all have the same two colours; what are they?
Red and White

39. Which group of the UK’s Northern Isles are the furthest north?
The Shetland Islands

40. What colours are on the flag of North Macedonia (Macedonia)?
Red and Yellow

River running through French village at night

41. Name the two countries that border the Netherlands.
Germany and Belgium

42. In which one of Ireland’s counties is the capital, Dublin, located?
County Dublin

43. A European map quiz question for you: which sea is bordered by Turkey at the south, and Ukraine at the north?
The Black Sea

44. What image is in the middle of Cyprus’ flag?
An image of Cyprus/its landmass

45. What two colours do the flags of Ireland and Italy both have?
Green and White

46. Which country does not have a monarchy?
a) Finland.  
b) Belgium.
c) Lichtenstein.
d) Norway.

Canal in Amsterdam with houseboats and buildings along the water edge

47. How many countries are there in Europe (according to the UN)?
44

48. What are the two colours of Latvia’s national flag?
Red and White

49. How many geographic/ceremonial counties are there in England?
39

50. Of the hundreds of Europe rivers, which one is the longest?
The Volga River

51. Can you correctly guess which Mediterranean country’s name means “warm port”?
Portugal 

52. Skopje is the capital city of which Balkan country?
North Macedonia

Light blue ocean water next to a sand beach packed with beachgoers

53. Which country has won the most Eurovision titles?
a) Spain.
b) Finland.
c) Ireland.
d) Israel.

54. What is the most commonly spoken language in Europe?
German

55. Which country joined the EU in 2013?
Croatia

 

That’s a wrap! We hope you enjoyed our Europe quiz and there was a good mix of easy, difficult and multiple-choice questions for you to answer or to add to your own custom quiz game! And maybe you maybe even learned a few new facts about different countries in Europe or Europe in general!
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Skyline of Florence, with the Duomo at the centre under a pink sunset sky

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