Historical Atlas of Europe

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

What city was known as Stalingrad from 1925-1961?

Volgograd

St. Petersburg

Yekaterinburg

Kiev

Before Stalin, the city was called Tsaritsyn since 1589.

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the capital of West Germany?

Bonn

Hamburg

Frankfurt

Berlin

The German federal government maintains a substantial presence in Bonn.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#11  Buttons  20 seconds

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.

#12  Buttons  20 seconds

What city was known as Leningrad from 1924-1991?

St. Petersburg

Moscow

Volgograd

Nizhny Novgorod

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

#13  Buttons  20 seconds

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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