KS2 Geography Quiz - Europe (Questions)

One of the topics looked at in KS2 geography is the continent of Europe. This includes not only the countries that can be found in Europe but also some of the features, such as mountains and rivers.

Europe is the continent of which the UK is a part. It is the world's second-smallest continent. The continent has a rich and varied history which isn't surprising when it houses 50 countries! Ancient Greece, in Europe, is the birthplace of Western culture. Both World Wars were largely focused in Europe. The continent also has some world famous features like the Alps or the Scottish lochs.

Find out about some of the features and countries of the continent you live in by playing this quiz.

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1. Which is the largest country in Europe?
[ ] France
[ ] Russia
[ ] Germany
[ ] Spain
2. Which is the smallest country in Europe?
[ ] The Vatican City
[ ] Luxembourg
[ ] Monaco
[ ] Andorra
3. Which is the highest mountain in Europe?
[ ] Mont Blanc
[ ] Ben Nevis
[ ] Elbrus
[ ] Kazbek
4. Which is the longest river in Europe?
[ ] The Volga
[ ] The Danube
[ ] The Thames
[ ] The Rhine
5. Which of these countries is NOT in Europe?
[ ] Portugal
[ ] Greece
[ ] Macedonia
[ ] Iraq
6. Which city has the largest population in Europe?
[ ] London
[ ] Istanbul
[ ] Paris
[ ] Moscow
7. In which country is Vienna?
[ ] Germany
[ ] Austria
[ ] France
[ ] Belgium
8. Which country borders Portugal?
[ ] Spain
[ ] France
[ ] Italy
[ ] Switzerland
9. Which country does NOT border Italy?
[ ] France
[ ] Austria
[ ] Belgium
[ ] Switzerland
10. Which sea separates Britain from Denmark?
[ ] The Mediterranean Sea
[ ] The Black Sea
[ ] The North Sea
[ ] The Norwegian Sea

 

KS2 Geography Quiz - Europe (Answers)
1. Which is the largest country in Europe?
[ ] France
[x] Russia
[ ] Germany
[ ] Spain
Only part of Russia is in Europe; the rest is in Asia, however the part in Europe is still bigger than any other country in Europe
2. Which is the smallest country in Europe?
[x] The Vatican City
[ ] Luxembourg
[ ] Monaco
[ ] Andorra
The Vatican is in Rome and is where the Pope lives
3. Which is the highest mountain in Europe?
[ ] Mont Blanc
[ ] Ben Nevis
[x] Elbrus
[ ] Kazbek
Elbrus is in Russia
4. Which is the longest river in Europe?
[x] The Volga
[ ] The Danube
[ ] The Thames
[ ] The Rhine
The Volga is in Russia
5. Which of these countries is NOT in Europe?
[ ] Portugal
[ ] Greece
[ ] Macedonia
[x] Iraq
Iraq is in Asia
6. Which city has the largest population in Europe?
[ ] London
[x] Istanbul
[ ] Paris
[ ] Moscow
Moscow is the second largest and London is the third. If the population of the suburbs is included then Moscow is the largest, followed by Istanbul, then Paris. London comes fourth
7. In which country is Vienna?
[ ] Germany
[x] Austria
[ ] France
[ ] Belgium
Vienna is the capital of Austria
8. Which country borders Portugal?
[x] Spain
[ ] France
[ ] Italy
[ ] Switzerland
Spain also has a border with France
9. Which country does NOT border Italy?
[ ] France
[ ] Austria
[x] Belgium
[ ] Switzerland
Belgium has borders with France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany
10. Which sea separates Britain from Denmark?
[ ] The Mediterranean Sea
[ ] The Black Sea
[x] The North Sea
[ ] The Norwegian Sea
The North Sea lies off the East Coast of Britain