Top 10 Europe facts Selected as the most interesting among Europe related questions in Europe quiz In which major European city there is a volcano that may soon erupt?In Naples. Lying mostly underwater, Campi Flegrei comprises 24 craters. It is one of the largest volcanoes in the world, capable of producing VEI 7 (super-colossal) eruptions. Its most recent eruption of 1538 created a new hill, Monte Nuovo.Created by: Hitter smashergeography of Italy facts » In which European country, the most common surname comes from the word "priest"?In Romania. Such occupational surname could have been passed to next generations only in areas dominated by the Orthodox church, where priests are allowed to marry and have children. Popescu is the most common surname in Romania.Created by: globalquiz.orgRomania facts » The president of France is also a monarch of a certain country. Which country is that?Andorra is a monarchy headed by two co-princes – the Bishop of Urgell and the President of France. Hence, Andorra is the only European country in which the reigning monarch is elected at the regular intervals (every 5 years).Created by: globalquiz.orgFrance facts » What is the second largest island in Europe? (After Great Britain)Iceland, having area of 103 000 km², is larger than Ireland (84 406 km²). Other European islands are much smaller.Created by: Przemekgeography of Europe facts » Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.Created by: Kasiahistory of Portugal facts » Which two European capitals are the closest to each other?Vienna and Bratislava. Bratislava is only 60 kilometers (37.3 mi) from the Austrian capital Vienna. Before the Second World War, there was a regular fast tram service between the two.Created by: globalquiz.orgAustria facts » Which country other than Sweden, has the largest Swedish-speaking population?Finland was a part of Sweden from the 12th to the 19th century. Many Swedish settlers arrived at the coastal regions during the medieval time. In the 17th century, Swedish became the dominant language of the nobility, administration and education. Today, the Swedish minority in Finland numbers 280,000 people.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Scandinavia facts » Which southern EU country holds mandatory military service for men?Greece. There is a long and still continued history of conflicts and tensions between Greece and Turkey. Between 1974-2002, Greece was in the state of general mobilization due to the crisis in Cyprus.Created by: globalquiz.orghistory of Greece facts » Which of European peninsulas has the most unstable shoreline?Scandinavian Peninsula. Before the 18th century, it was thought in Sweden that sea levels were falling. On the initiative of Anders Celsius a number of marks were made in rock on different locations along the Swedish coast. In 1765 it was possible to conclude that it was not a lowering of sea levels but an uneven rise of land, later recognized as post-glacial rebound.Created by: Debbie Foxgeography of Scandinavia facts » This photo was taken in one of European capitals. Where?In Helsinki. These powerful icebreakers are docked for the summer season at the port of Helsinki. Almost all of Finland trade comes through the brackish Gulf of Finland, which freezes easily during winter.Created by: Debbie Foxcities of Scandinavia facts » Play Europe quiz and see all the questions.