Brexit Quiz #1

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One important article of the Lisbon treaty must be invoked before Britain can leave the European Union. What is the article's number? a) 15 b) 40 c) 50

c) 50

 

What is the name of the serving Govenor of the Bank of England, who's Friday morning speech is thought to have calmed some of the market chaos?

Mark Carney

 

In which year did Britain originally join the EEC, now known as the European Union? a) 1963 b) 1973 c) 1983

b) 1973

 

Which country followed Slovenia to become the second former Yugoslavian country to join the EU, when it joined in July 2013?

Croatia

 

How many of the six founding members of the European Union can you name? A point for each.

Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands

 

In which year did Britain first hold a referendum on their continued membership of the European community?

1973

 

What was the final tally of the 2016 referendum? a) 51.9% vs 48.1% b) 51.7% vs 48.3% c) 51.2% vs 48.8%

a) 51.9% vs 48.1%

 

The Deutsche Mark is the former currency of which current European Union member, which now uses the Euro?

Germany