The internet is full of fun quizzes and games to keep you occupied during busy times when you should really be concentrating on something else. Luckily, there are several that have a slightly educational slant, so at least you can procrastinate productively. Here are a few travel quiz from around the web to help you brush up your European knowledge. so at least you can procrastinate productively.
Travel Quiz – How Well Do You Know Europe?
1. The perfect quiz for European city travelers
Europe is a continent of culture, beautiful cities and many, many iconic landmarks. Identify these monuments, landmarks and cities in this European quiz hosted on FunTrivia. Thinking of taking a trip around Europe? Or maybe you’ve just got back and want to refresh your memory? From Athens to London via Madrid and Paris, this quiz will help you remember your Eiffel Tower from your Acropolis and much more besides.
2. European Flags
Sporcle is well known for its incredibly challenging quizzes. One which will certainly push you to your European knowledge limit is the flag quiz. Correctly identify the flag of each European country within eight minutes. Yes, eight minutes. Get them all right and you will receive, among other things, an overwhelming sense of achievement and many envious glances from your friends and colleagues. This quiz, and others like it on Sporcle, is also great for kids practicing for geography tests.
3. Guess the Stadium
Europe is a continent in love with sports, from the recent Rugby World Cup to the beautiful game itself, football. This interactive quiz from Bwin News takes on you a whirlwind tour of some of the continent’s most famous football stadiums. Your task? Identify the teams which play there. A quick hint: You’ll have to be pretty well traveled to score ten out of ten, or an absolutely avid watcher of Sky Sports News. Either way, choose to answer as quickly as possible to score maximum points!
4. Identify the Country
The geniuses at LizardPoint have developed a quiz to test even the most knowledgeable and well-traveled European. They’ll provide you with a map of Europe and the name of a country. All you have to do is click on the country that they have named. It sounds simple, but it’ll soon have you tearing your hair out over the difference between Latvia and Estonia. No, none of the countries have moved since you learned them at school. You just need to try harder.
5. European Union Test
When you visit Europe it can be easy to forget just how vast and diverse it is. And wherever you explore is just a small part of something much greater. I am of course talking about the wonderful European Union. If it’s been a while since you brushed up on your European history, ProProfs have created an ingenuous and challenging quiz to get your political trivia back into shape. There’s also a time limit, so don’t think you can get away with googling the answers.