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Netherlands History Quiz: The Big Challenge

Trivia about the history of the Netherlands

In the Netherlands History Quiz: The Big Challenge we invite you to test yourself on how well you know the histories, culture and cities of this country as it has evolved throughout the ages.

The Netherlands has a fascinating history. From the Dutch Golden Age when the empire was flourishing, to the colonisation of the country in the age of Napoleon. The quiz really does cover it all.  It will challenge you on these themes across 10 rounds of questions, including battles, wars, and popes!

If you think you have what it takes to match up to this quiz then have a go and see how we’ll you know the History of the Netherlands!

  • Question of

    “Tulip Mania” gripped northern Europe in the early part of which century?

    • 17th
    • 15th
    • 19th
    • 14th
  • Question of

    A general from which Allied Nation accepted the surrender of the German forces in the Netherlands in 1945?

    • Canada
    • United States
    • New Zealand
    • Australia
  • Question of

    A warehouse for which item exploded in Enschede in 2000?

    • Fireworks
    • Beer
    • Textiles
    • Paint
  • Question of

    Abraham Blauvelt was a 17th century pirate in which area of the world?

    • Central America
    • Mediterranean
    • South China Sea
    • Arctic Ocean
  • Question of

    Abraham Ortelius published the world’s first atlas in which century?

    • 16th
    • 17th
    • 18th
    • 19th
  • Question of

    Adriaen Block explored North America to trade for which object?

    • Furs
    • Gold
    • Spices
    • Coffee
  • Question of

    Adrian Florenszoon Boeyens, Bishop of Utrecht, became Pope Adrian VI in which century?

    • 16th
    • 15th
    • 14th
    • 12th
  • Question of

    Adrian VI was Bishop of which city before becoming Pope?

    • Utrecht
    • Amsterdam
    • Leiden
    • Leeuwarden
  • Question of

    Afrikaners are Dutch speaking settlers to which modern day country?

    • South Africa
    • Argentina
    • Indonesia
    • Australia
  • Question of

    Aletta Jacobs was the first Dutch woman to do what?

    • Go to university
    • Own a bank
    • Swim the English Channel
    • Star in a Movie

Written by Alex Trivia


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