1 According to The Guinness Book of World Records the village of Bernotai in which country is the geographic centre of Europe? Lithuania
2 As of January 2013, how many countries use the Euro as a common currency? 23
3 In which city is the Headquarters of the European Union? Brussels
4 Which ocean borders the west of Europe? Atlantic Ocean
5 How many countries make up Europe? 48
6 What is the smallest country in Europe? Vatican (or Holy See)
7 The tallest mountain in Europe is in which country? Russia (Mt Elbrus)
8 What is the name of the ‘Checkpoint’ in Berlin which served as a symbol of the Iron Curtain? Checkpoint Charlie
9 Which year saw the dissolution of the Soviet Union? 1991
10 Which country is bordered by Belarus in the north and Moldova in the south? Ukraine
11 The Battle of Waterloo was fought in June 1815 in which modern-day country? Belgium
12 The 1957 Treaty of Rome established which organisation? European Economic Community (EEC)
13 What is the second-longest mountain range in Europe? The Carpathian Mountains
14 Riga is the capital of which European country? Latvia
15 In which European country did the Industrial Revolution begin in the 18th Century? United Kingdom
16 What is the smallest capital city in the European Union? Valletta (Malta)
17 Ned Madrell, who died in 1974, was the last surviving native speaker of which European language? Manx (or Manx Gaelic)
18 The oldest European cave is located in which country? Spain
19 In 2010, Newsweek magazine ranked which European country as the overall ‘best country in the world’? Finland
20 Wizz Air is a low-cost airline with headquarters in which European country? Hungary