Historical Atlas of Europe

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds  18% correct rate  

Which of the following countries was NOT part of former Yugoslavia?

North Macedonia

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Slovenia

Albania

Albania bordered Yugoslavia, but was not a part of it.

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What German state was located on the southeast coast of the Baltic Sea?

Prussia

Saxony

Württemberg

Bavaria

The state of Prussia existed from 1525–1947.

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What city was known as Stalingrad from 1925-1961?

Volgograd

St. Petersburg

Yekaterinburg

Kiev

Before Stalin, the city was called Tsaritsyn since 1589.

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What is the modern day name of the city of Constantinople?

Istanbul

Kairo

Bucharest

Sarajevo

Constantinople was once the capital of the East Roman empire.

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Of which other nation was Finland an integral part up until 1809?

Sweden

Russia

Lithuania

Prussia

Sweden lost a third of its territory and a quarter of its population to Russia when Finland was conquered.

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What mediterranean city was capital in the republic of Ragusa?

Dubrovnik

Marseille

Venice

Izmir

Dubrovnik is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Which is a former European great power constituted of two monarchies and dissolved in 1918?

Austria-Hungary

Denmark-Norway

Poland-Lithuania

Spain-Portugal

The assassination of the heir presumptive to the throne of Austria-Hungary sparked the First World War.

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What was the capital of West Germany?

Bonn

Hamburg

Frankfurt

Berlin

The German federal government maintains a substantial presence in Bonn.

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What historical Prussian city on the Baltic Sea is now Kaliningrad?

Königsberg

Danzig

Köslin

Memel

Königsberg was annexed by the Soviet Union at the end of WW2.

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What wall marked the northern border of the Roman Empire in Britain.

Hadrian's

Diocletian's

Aurelian

Anastasian

Hadrian focused on defending the current borders, namely at the time Britain.

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In what central European historical region lies Prague?

Bohemia

Bavaria

Moravia

Silesia

Bohemia is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic.

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What city was known as Leningrad from 1924-1991?

St. Petersburg

Moscow

Volgograd

Nizhny Novgorod

From 1914–1924, the city was known as Petrograd.

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Which is another name for the Eastern Roman Empire?

Byzantium

Greece

Thrace

Turkey

The capital of the Byzantine Empire was Constantinople.
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