Statistics for History of The Netherlands

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  • This quiz has been taken 6,476 times
    (6,461 since last reset)
  • The average score is 14 of 20

Answer Stats

Question Answer % Correct
Who wrote "Diary of a Young Girl" while hiding from the Nazis in an Amsterdam attic?Anne Frank
98%
Who painted "The Starry Night"?Vincent Van Gogh
95%
What was the name of New York City when it was Dutch colony?Nieuw Amsterdam
92%
What Dutch-derived language is still spoken in Africa today?Afrikaans
91%
What country was known as the Dutch East Indies when it was a Dutch colony?Indonesia
91%
What flower's prices caused a "mania" in the 17th century?Tulip
91%
What country in South America was once a Dutch colony?Suriname
89%
What bird went extinct shortly after the Dutch settlement of Mauritius in 1638?Dodo
86%
What African city was established by the Dutch in 1652?Cape Town
81%
Who painted "The Night Watch"?Rembrandt
78%
What city, starting with U, was the most important city of the Netherlands
during the Middle Ages?
Utrecht
76%
From what country did the Netherlands gain its independence following the
Eighty Years' War?
Spain /
Habsburg Empire
75%
What trade did the Netherlands dominate during the 1600s and 1700s?{Spice} Trade
71%
What Dutch royal house was established by William the Silent?House of {Orange}-
Nassau
71%
What was the currency of the Netherlands before it was replaced by the Euro?Guilder
50%
What Dutch explorer "discovered" New Zealand?Abel Tasman
50%
Who painted "Girl with a Pearl Earring"?Jan Vermeer
44%
What Dutch footballer won three Ballon d'Or awards in the early 1970s?Johan Cruyff
43%
During what 1688 revolution was the King of England overthrown and replaced by
his daughter and her Dutch husband?
{Glorious} Revolution
32%
What Dutch scientist was the first person to see single-cell organisms?Antonie
van Leeuwenhoek
27%

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