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Which European Country?

Can you answer these multiple choice questions whose answers are European countries?
Quiz by WolfCam
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First submittedMarch 16, 2019
Last updatedMarch 17, 2019
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1. What country's Pantheon was built around 120 A.D.?
Italy
Spain
Greece
Portugal
2. What country borders Ukraine?
Hungary
Bulgaria
Lithuania
Serbia
3. Which of these countries is the largest by area?
Germany
France
Spain
Norway
4. Where is Sochi?
Sweden
Russia
France
Romania
5. Which country was one of the Central Powers in WWI?
Bulgaria
Italy
Russia
Spain
6. Which nation is located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge?
Iceland
Norway
United Kingdom
Portugal
7. Which country was part of Yugoslavia?
Slovakia
Romania
Albania
Croatia
8. Which country's capital does NOT begin with a B?
Albania
Slovakia
Romania
Serbia
9. Which country has NOT won the men's FIFA World Cup?
Portugal
France
Italy
Spain
10. Which country is in the European Union?
Russia
Serbia
Romania
Switzerland
11. Which country did not see its territory invaded during WWII?
Estonia
Norway
Spain
Bulgaria
12. What country's famous sculptures include Manneken Pis and the Atomium?
Belgium
Norway
France
Italy
13. Which country has hosted the Summer Olympics?
Serbia
Finland
Portugal
Austria
Helsinki hosted in 1952
14. Which country is named after a cardinal direction?
Slovenia
Romania
Austria
Albania
Austria is derived from Ostarrîchi, meaning "Eastern Realm" in Old High German
15. Which of these countries shares a land border with just one other country?
Luxembourg
Andorra
Greece
Denmark
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level 36
Mar 16, 2019
Good quiz
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level 70
Mar 17, 2019
Did anyone else have technical troubles with this quiz? I don't know if it was the quiz, the site, or my browser/phone, but a lot went all Dalí for me...
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level 29
May 27, 2019
same here
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level 61
May 27, 2019
it went Dalí for you? that is an expression I have never heard of haha, will have to look it up.
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level 64
Mar 18, 2019
For European it's easy, 15/15.
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level 77
Mar 18, 2019
Mannequin piss?
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level 67
Mar 22, 2019
You will know it. It's the statue of the small boy ehhh having a pee.
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level 77
May 27, 2019
then pretty much what it sounds like
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level 63
Mar 19, 2019
Italy was a Central Powers member for an entire year stemming from the beginning of the war.
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level 79
Mar 21, 2019
I wondered about this as well. Wikipedia says:

"Despite having nominally joined the Triple Alliance before, Italy did not take part in World War I on the side of the Central Powers"

Any counterarguments?
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level 60
May 27, 2019
Italy is correct! Do not believe everything You find on the Wikipedia! The fact is, Italy belonged to the central powers untill they changed the side.
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level 59
May 27, 2019
@bogumilowy Actually, Wikipedia is a good source. It's a myth (and a far too common one) that people go around changing stuff for the hell of it. I think you need to re-read cornflakesfu's comment. The article agrees with you that Italy was a Central Power, it just didn't engage in real warfare. You're right that the quiz is a little messed up, as it should say, "Countries that fought for the Central Powers", not "one of the Central Powers".
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level 56
Mar 20, 2019
I have never felt so humiliated on a Jetpunk quiz
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level 58
May 27, 2019
Love it. Not enough humility on this site (I hate those posts that go "All right and in 0.23 seconds" Bratish!) but this I like Shade. Hats off to you. Good quiz, thanks Wolfy
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level 69
May 27, 2019
Oops thought Germany was bigger than france
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level 77
May 27, 2019
Germany is more populous but France is much larger, even if you exclude her overseas departments and territories.
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level 40
Jun 1, 2019
Thought so too (and i'm french. i like to brag).
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level 66
May 27, 2019
Couldn't it be argued that Portugal (Azores) is on the mid-Atlantic ridge?
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level 56
May 27, 2019
Always confuse Pantheon with Parthenon....
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level 61
May 27, 2019
precisely !! I was about to type that. (and then look it up trying to see if there is some way, some details that will fix it in the right place in my mind.)
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level 61
May 27, 2019
I think I have a way to memorize now. Parthenon is in athena/for athens. and -arthen- sounds/looks more like athens than -anthe- (both words without the p).

(Plus pantheon is for all (pan) the gods (theon) and parthenon (virgin) is for athena)

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level 61
May 27, 2019
Wrongly associated Austria to "Austral" and "southern". Accidental guess 😉
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level 71
May 27, 2019
Funnily, both Australia and Austria derive their names from a cardinal direction - but not from the same one. "Australis" (latin) means "southern", while the "aust" from "Austria" ist the same word as "east".
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level 33
May 27, 2019
Serbia and Romania are both in the european union
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level 61
May 27, 2019
Em not they are not... I dont know why you would think that. Serbia has applied yes, but definitely is not a member.
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level 48
May 27, 2019
Serbia isn't
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level 40
Jun 1, 2019
Well, they're both in Eurovision at least. Usually. I think.
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level 53
May 28, 2019
Surpised the Summer Olympics question success rate was so low. Makes me wonder if the majority went for Portugal because its the only "summer" country.
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level 54
May 28, 2019
I got this catastrophically wrong by picking Serbia. For some reason I thought Sarajevo 1984 was a summer olympics rather than a Winter Olympics. My second big error was forgetting that Sarajevo is in Bosnia and not Serbia 🤦‍♀️ Didn’t even think of the Portugal summer ‘logic’!
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level 51
May 28, 2019
I beat or equaled 17.5% of test takers. It's rare that the number is below 60%. Especially on a European country quiz.