Hard European History Quiz.
Question 1 of 10
The rather crazy Russian nationalist Vladimir Zhirinovsky once vowed to recover which formerly Russian territory, which it sold off in 1867?
Question 2 of 10
In the capital of Ashgabat, a 12-meter statue of Saparmurat Niyazov, aka Turmenbashi, was built in the Neutrality Arch to rotate to constantly face the sun. What country was this?
Question 3 of 10
Despite its name, how long did Hitler's Thousand-Year Reich actually last?
Question 4 of 10
After UN delegate Lorenzo Sumulong of the Philippines suggested that Soviet condemnation of US policy was hypocritical, who responded by banging his shoe on the table?
Question 5 of 10
What country was created by taking Moldavia and Wallachia from the Ottoman Empire, then annexing Transylvania from the Austro-Hungarian Empire?
Question 6 of 10
The French state was founded by which Germanic people, who apparently were quite "candid and above-board" in doing so?
Question 7 of 10
In 1941, which of Hitler's cronies parachuted into Scotland, hoping to get Britain to switch sides?
Question 8 of 10
If you meet your own Waterloo on the present-day site of the Battle of Waterloo, where would you be?
Question 9 of 10
At Waterloo, what general was nearly killed, not by enemy fire, but by his bad-tempered horse named Copenhagen, which tried to kick him?
Question 10 of 10
After defying the Soviet Union, Alexander Dubcek went from being which country's party secretary to its forestry minister?

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