How Well Do You Know 20th Century Europe?

You may know your 20th century American history, but how well do you know your 20th century European history? It's time to find out! Take these 12 questions and put your history knowledge to the test!
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Which country was the only foreign country to support the loyalists during the Spanish Civil War?
Germany
Italy
Soviet Union
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True or false: In 1927, Stalin expelled Trotsky, Zinoviev, and Kamenev from the Communist Party.
True
False
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Which figure held numerous government offices, but is most famous for his service as Prime Minister from 1940-45?
Jonas Salk
Winston Churchill
Franz Ferdinand
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After World War II, Germany was forced to pay reparations to the Allies. What was the plan called?
The War Tax
The Dawes Plan
The Reparations Act
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What formed in 1970s as outgrowth of the Common Market nations?
European Community
European Union
NATO
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After World War II, the victorious Allies convened a multinational judicial panel to try Nazis accused of crimes against humanity. What were the trials called?
The SS Trials
The Hamburg Trials
The Nuremberg Trials
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Which Swiss psychiatrist who was noted for his work dealing with archetypes?
Carl Jung
Jonas Salk
Enrico Fermi
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Which pact was essentially the response of the USSR to the creation of NATO?
The Paris Accord
The Warsaw Pact
The Treaty of Versailles
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Which German kaiser led Germany into World War I and abdicated the throne in 1918?
Wilhelm I
Friedrich III
Kaiser Wilhelm II
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Who was the German philosopher and author who founded the field of sociology?
Max Weber
Sigmund Freud
Ivan Pavlov
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Who was the Russian cosmonauth who became the first man to orbit the earth in 1961?
Igor Stravinsky
Yuri A. Gagarin
Nikita Rushkav
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What was the name of the forced labor camps set up by Stalin in eastern Russia?
Retainment camps
Gulags
Bolsheviks
Result
Uh-oh, this quiz revealed that you're knowledge on 20th century European history is still a bit rusty. While you may know the basics such as the two world wars, much of what happened in Europe during this time is lost on you. Worry not, at least you learned something new!

C+, 20th Century History Bust

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 20th century history knowledgable! It's obvious that you have a keen interest in 20th century history and European history. Though you may not be the world's foremost history expert, you're on your way.

B+, 20th Century History Knowledgable

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true 20th century history expert! It's obvious that you know your 20th century history the way only a true expert really could. From the world wars to communism, you know everything worth knowing during this time period. Well done!

A+, 20th Century History Expert

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1
Which country was the only foreign country to support the loyalists during the Spanish Civil War?
Germany
Italy
Soviet Union
2
True or false: In 1927, Stalin expelled Trotsky, Zinoviev, and Kamenev from the Communist Party.
True
False
3
Which figure held numerous government offices, but is most famous for his service as Prime Minister from 1940-45?
Jonas Salk
Winston Churchill
Franz Ferdinand
4
After World War II, Germany was forced to pay reparations to the Allies. What was the plan called?
The War Tax
The Dawes Plan
The Reparations Act
5
What formed in 1970s as outgrowth of the Common Market nations?
European Community
European Union
NATO
6
After World War II, the victorious Allies convened a multinational judicial panel to try Nazis accused of crimes against humanity. What were the trials called?
The SS Trials
The Hamburg Trials
The Nuremberg Trials
7
Which Swiss psychiatrist who was noted for his work dealing with archetypes?
Carl Jung
Jonas Salk
Enrico Fermi
8
Which pact was essentially the response of the USSR to the creation of NATO?
The Paris Accord
The Warsaw Pact
The Treaty of Versailles
9
Which German kaiser led Germany into World War I and abdicated the throne in 1918?
Wilhelm I
Friedrich III
Kaiser Wilhelm II
10
Who was the German philosopher and author who founded the field of sociology?
Max Weber
Sigmund Freud
Ivan Pavlov
11
Who was the Russian cosmonauth who became the first man to orbit the earth in 1961?
Igor Stravinsky
Yuri A. Gagarin
Nikita Rushkav
12
What was the name of the forced labor camps set up by Stalin in eastern Russia?
Retainment camps
Gulags
Bolsheviks