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Second History Quiz: Europe

1 Which of Louis XVI's brothers also became Kings of France? [2 answers]


2 Which Queen of Sweden converted to Catholicism, abdicated, and left for Rome?


3 Which English Kings had Danish wives? [2 answers]


4 What was the Baltic Russian city of Kalingrad once called?


5 Which country did Trieste belong to before The First World War?


6 Which country did Helsinki belong to before The First World War?


7 Which was the last Islamic city to fall to Christian Spain?


8 What nationality was Queen Marie Antoinette?


9 Which European country is England's oldest ally?


10 Which French/German border town had the first modern Christmas Tree in the 16th century?


11 Who was the last monarch of France?


12 In which war were Britain and France allies against Russia?


13 Who was the only Englishman to become Pope? [Either give his Papal name or his birth name]


14 Who or what was OUTREMER?


15 What is the 19th century Battle of Magenta best known for today?


16 Which German European island did Britain swap for Zanzibar?


17 In which city was the Battle of The White Mountain fought in the 17th century?


18 Sicily was one part of the Kingdom of The Two Sicilies, what city and its territory formed the other part?


19 Which European capital was originally two distinct settlements separated by a river?


20 Which part of modern day France did the Vikings conquer?







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