Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Europe - Physical Geography (Questions)

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Austria and the United Kingdom (UK) are just 2 of the 50 countries that are in Europe. Europe is one of the world's seven continents. It is the third-most populous continent with a population of approximately 731 million or about 11% of the world's population.

See how much you know about this interesting and diverse continent.

1. Europe is best described by which word?
[ ] Country
[ ] Island
[ ] Peninsula
[ ] Republic
2. Paris stands on which river?
[ ] Garonne
[ ] Loire
[ ] Rhone
[ ] Seine
3. Which are the highest mountains in Europe?
[ ] Alps
[ ] Balkans
[ ] Pyrenees
[ ] Urals
4. Which country would you visit to see fjords?
[ ] Austria
[ ] Netherlands
[ ] Norway
[ ] Ukraine
5. Europe is separated from North Africa by which sea?
[ ] Mediterranean Sea
[ ] North Sea
[ ] Pacific Ocean
[ ] Red Sea
6. Which city does not lie on the River Danube?
[ ] Belgrade
[ ] Budapest
[ ] Stockholm
[ ] Vienna
7. The Pyrenees are mountains separating which two countries?
[ ] France and Germany
[ ] France and Spain
[ ] Germany and Austria
[ ] Spain and Portugal
8. The Massif Central is a mountain range in which country?
[ ] Belgium
[ ] Denmark
[ ] France
[ ] Greece
9. Norway, Sweden and Finland are part of which region?
[ ] Iberia
[ ] Scandinavia
[ ] The Low Countries
[ ] The Ruhr
10. The highest mountain in the Alps has what name?
[ ] Mont Blanc
[ ] Mont Noir
[ ] Mont Rouge
[ ] Mont Vert
Geography: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Europe - Physical Geography (Answers)
1. Europe is best described by which word?
[ ] Country
[ ] Island
[x] Peninsula
[ ] Republic
A peninsula is surrounded by water on three sides
2. Paris stands on which river?
[ ] Garonne
[ ] Loire
[ ] Rhone
[x] Seine
3. Which are the highest mountains in Europe?
[x] Alps
[ ] Balkans
[ ] Pyrenees
[ ] Urals
A very popular area for skiing
4. Which country would you visit to see fjords?
[ ] Austria
[ ] Netherlands
[x] Norway
[ ] Ukraine
A long, deep sea inlet - a submerged glaciated valley
5. Europe is separated from North Africa by which sea?
[x] Mediterranean Sea
[ ] North Sea
[ ] Pacific Ocean
[ ] Red Sea
6. Which city does not lie on the River Danube?
[ ] Belgrade
[ ] Budapest
[x] Stockholm
[ ] Vienna
7. The Pyrenees are mountains separating which two countries?
[ ] France and Germany
[x] France and Spain
[ ] Germany and Austria
[ ] Spain and Portugal
The republic of Andorra lies within the Pyrenees
8. The Massif Central is a mountain range in which country?
[ ] Belgium
[ ] Denmark
[x] France
[ ] Greece
9. Norway, Sweden and Finland are part of which region?
[ ] Iberia
[x] Scandinavia
[ ] The Low Countries
[ ] The Ruhr
10. The highest mountain in the Alps has what name?
[x] Mont Blanc
[ ] Mont Noir
[ ] Mont Rouge
[ ] Mont Vert