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Europe General Knowledge #3

So... do you know the answers to these questions about Europe?
The other two quizes from this series: 1, 2
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Last updated: March 6, 2016
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What kind of an amusement ride is the London Eye?
Ferris wheel
What composition by Johann Strauss II is inspired by a river?
The Blue Danube
What is azbuka?
The Cyrillic script
What natural disaster did Pliny the Younger famously write about?
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius
What carmaker owns the Transparent Factory (Gläserne Manufaktur) in Dresden?
Volkswagen
Pope who initiated the First Crusade
Urban II
Bokmål is one of the official written standarts for what language?
Norwegian
Whose friends are Rosencrantz and Guildenstern?
Hamlet's
Where did Charlie Bucket and his grandfather go after finding a golden ticket?
The Wonka chocolate factory
What revolution caused the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II and the end of the Russian Empire in March 1917?
The February Revolution
In what month did the Great October Socialist Revolution took place by the Gregorian calendar?
In November
What is the name of a significant postmodern author whose most famous book is called The Name of the Rose?
Umberto Eco
Where can you find the Black Forest?
In Germany
Whose friend is Christopher Robin?
Winnie-the-Pooh's
What was Giovan Maria Salati (and Matthew Webb) the first one to swim across?
The English Channel
What preeminent book is divided into three parts: Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso?
Divine Comedy
Who starred in the movies about Fantomas or gendarmes, usually portraying choleric characters?
Louis de Funès
What city did the gendarmes from the movies with the actor above serve in?
Saint-Tropez
What were purportedly the last words of Julius Caesar?
Et tu, Brute?
Where is the Hill of Crosses?
Lithuania
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