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Hellas (Greece) – Quiz

Posted on: March 26, 2009

Hello schoolmates on epostcards from Europe!

We would like you to get to know our beautiful country better! So, look at the quiz and the instructions below and try to answer as many questions as possible. We are looking forward to your quizzes so that we will be able to get to know your countries, and, of course, we’re looking forward to your answers! So here it goes…



Look at the following questions about our country and see how many of them you can answer. You may have to look them up in the internet, your books or ask your teachers. Try to answer them all! For some questions you will have to write the answer, for others you will have to choose from the answers that we give you, and for a few others you will have to put a number in front of them to show the correct order.


We hope you have a lot of fun while doing this quiz!


Your friends from Grade 1, 2nd Junior High School of Paralia


1.                  What is the official name of Greece?

 a.Hellas             b. Hellenic Republic           c. both (a) and (b)   d. neither (a) nor (b)


2.                  The capital of Greece is ____________


3.                  What is our country’s motto?


4.                  Which are the colours of our flag?


5.                  Who wrote our national anthem?

a.   Nikolaos Mantzaros b. Constantinos Kavafis    c. Dionyssios Solomos


6.                  Greece is in

a.   South America         b. Asia            c. Europe       d. Oceania


7.                  Greece joined the European Union in

a.   1991   b.         1981   c.         2001   d.         1971


8.                  In Greece we use the euro (€) since

a.   2001               b. 1981           c. 1991       d. we don’t use the euro (€) yet.


9.                  Before the euro (€) in Greece we used

a.   the pound (£)            b. the peseta (Pta)  c. the drahma (Drhm) d. the lira (₤)         


10.             Put the following big cities of Greece in the correct order from the biggest to the smallest:








11.             Who is the Prime Minister of Greece?

a.      Constantinos Karamanlis  b. George Papandreou


12.             What is the climate of Greece?


13.             What is the name of the sea that is around Greece?


a.      Adriatic Sea  b. Mediterranean Sea  c. Atlantic Ocean d. Indian Ocean


14.             Greece is a/an

a. mainland country b. island country c. both (a) and (b) d. neither (a) nor (b)       

15.             What is the name of the highest mountain of Greece?

a. Mount Panahaiko      b. Mount Olympus   c. Mount Pindus


16.             How high is it?


17.             Put the following big lakes of Greece in the correct order from the smallest to the biggest

                        Lake Vegoritida

                        Lake Prespa

                        Lake Trihonida

                        Lake Kerkini

18.             Which of the Greek rivers below is longer?

a.         Pinios             b.         Aliakmonas   c.         Nestos


19.             Which is the oldest historical monument in Greece?

a.   The Parthenon         b.         The tombs of Vergina


20.             The Parthenon is in

a.   Rhodes          b. Athens       c.  Olympia    d.  Knossos


21.             Who built the Parthenon?


22.             The church of St. Andrewin Patra was built between…

a.   1854-1863     b. 1884-1896                        c. 1954-1969             d. 1836-1843


23.             The White Tower is in

a.   Patra               b.Thessaloniki                      c. Athens

5 Responses to "Hellas (Greece) – Quiz"

We have answers for your questions already. Where we can send it. Students from Połczyno school.

Hello! We will answer sooner your questions.
We will answer them as a comment like this.
It’s it right?
Students from Badalona school.

Wow! We’re very happy that you have the answers already, Połczyno school! You can send them to us to the e-mail address you see here. So, our schoolmates from the other schools will not see them and … cheat! We’re only joking! We want us to have fun and a good time! Ok, send your answers to our school’s e-mail address above.

Children from Badalona, would you perhaps like to do the same thing?

We’re very excited about it!

Lots of love
your schoolmates from Grade 1, 2nd Junior High School of Paralia

We are very excited about this quiz too.
We are enjoyimg this game a lot.
We have made some class groups ans we are working in your quiz.
When we have the answers we send you your e-mail.
Can you give us the correct e-mail, please?
We are working in our questions about Catalonia and Spain too!
It’s really funny to do this!
Your schoolmates from grade VI, CEIP Salvador Espriu, Badalona.

Dearest Joan,

I think the e-mail appearing here is the correct one. However, if you have any problems, use my personal e-mail address.


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