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History of the European Union: Quiz

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Question 1: The attempt to turn the ________ into a "European territory" was rejected by a referendum in 1955.
Saar (protectorate)West GermanySaarlandGermany

Question 2: A peaceful means of some consolidation of European territories used to be provided by dynastic unions; less common were country-level unions, such as the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and ________.
Holy Roman EmpireAustria–HungaryOttoman EmpireGerman Empire

Question 3: The Socialists, the only major party supporting the executive, withdrew its support from Santer and, with Parliament ready to throw them out, the entire ________ resigned the same evening of the report's publication..
Prodi CommissionBarroso CommissionDelors CommissionSanter Commission

Question 4: In 1989, following upheavals in Eastern Europe, the ________ fell, along with the Iron curtain.
Berlin WallHelmut KohlMikhail GorbachevSolidarity (Polish trade union)

Question 5: The Intergovernmental Conference on the Common Market and Euratom focused on economic unity, leading to the Treaties of Rome being signed in 1957 which established the European Economic Community (EEC) and the ________ (Euratom) among the members.
European UnionEuropean CommunityEuropean CommissionEuropean Atomic Energy Community

Question 6: 410 members were elected, who then elected the first female ________, Simone Veil.
European Parliament election, 2009President of the European ParliamentEuropean Parliament election, 2004Barroso Commission

Question 7: [26] The Nice Treaty was signed on 26 February 2001 and came into force on 1 February 2003 while the European Convention began drafting the ________.
Barroso CommissionEuropean UnionTreaty establishing a Constitution for EuropeEuropean Parliament

Question 8: The principle was at the heart of the European Coal and Steel Community in the Treaty of Paris (1951), following the "Schuman Declaration" and the later the Treaties of Rome establishing the European Economic Community and the ________.
European CommunityEuropean UnionEuropean Atomic Energy CommunityEuropean Commission

Question 9: ________ from 1939 to 1945 saw a human and economic cost which hit Europe hardest.
Collaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupationsSecond Sino-Japanese WarWorld War II

Question 10: It demonstrated the horrors of war and also of extremism, through the holocaust and the ________, for example.
Surrender of JapanTimeline of the Manhattan ProjectManhattan ProjectAtomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki







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