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Dutch History Quiz: The Ultimate Test

Trivia about how Dutch you are

In the Dutch History Quiz: The Ultimate Test, you’ll be answering questions on a range of topics covering Netherlands’ complex history. These themes include, questions on the capital, Amsterdam, as well as famous political figures in the Netherlands. If you consider yourself a bit of a history whizz and you’re well versed in Dutch history in particular then you could score top points in our quiz!

In the early golden age of the Dutch Empire, the Netherlands prospered. There was a growing of trade and industry, and the formation of the Dutch East India Company was one of the most successful early mercantile companies at the time. Fast forward across the years and decades since and the Netherlands has gone though a lot of transformation and change. From surviving the First and Second World Wars to its separation from Indonesia in 1945. The country has a rich history and you can put your knowledge of it to the test.

Good luck competing in the quiz! And don’t forget to share you results on social media.

  • Question of

    Aletta Jacobs worked in which profession at the start of the 20th century?

    • Medicine
    • Law
    • Banking
    • Acting
  • Question of

    Amsterdam’s historic canal district was listed by UNESCO in which year?

    • 2010
    • 2015
    • 2005
    • 2000
  • Question of

    Anna Maria van Schurman became the first European woman to do what?

    • Go to university
    • Travel to Japan
    • Climb Mount Everest
    • Go to space
  • Question of

    Anna Maria van Schurman became the first female student of which University?

    • Utrecht
    • Delft
    • Twente
    • Maastricht
  • Question of

    Anne Frank’s diary was published for the first time in which year?

    • 1947
    • 1957
    • 1967
  • Question of

    Anthony Fokker developed which method of travel?

    • Aeroplane
    • Train
    • Helicopter
  • Question of

    Anthony Fokker set up an aircraft factory in 1922 in which US state?

    • New Jersey
    • California
    • Florida
    • South Carolina
  • Question of

    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek founded which field of science?

    • Microbiology
    • Quantum physics
    • Astronomy
    • Chemistry
  • Question of

    Antonie van Leeuwenhoek was the first to observe what item in the human body?

    • Sperm
    • Blood cells
    • Bacteria
    • Hair follicles
  • Question of

    Around how many people are thought to have died in the St Lucia Flood in 1287?

    • 50,000 to 80,000
    • 10,000 to 20,000
    • 100,000 to 200,000
    • 100 to 500

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