Council of Europe – Test Yourself

Dear Visitor,

Twice the number of questions as stars on the European flag await you - and should you already know for whom the latter was designed, you stand a good chance of scoring in the quiz.

Good luck and have fun!

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Who are cases brought against before the European Court of Human Rights?

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What is the Council of Europe's aim?

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Which politician proposed the creation of a Council of Europe in a famous speech held in Zurich/Switzerland?

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What is the Istanbul Convention?

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How does the Council of Europe's ordinary budget get funded?

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Which famous conductor was asked by the Council of Europe to arrange instrumental versions of the European anthem?

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What is the European Court of Human Rights?

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How many member states of the European Union (EU) are at the same time member states of the Council of Europe?

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Are judges sitting in cases concerning their country of origin?

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What is the Council of Europe's decision-making body called?

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On which three core values is the Council of Europe's work based?

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What is the ordinary budget for 2020 of the European Court of Human Rights?

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Which member states have veto power in the Council of Europe?

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Of which organisation is the European Court of Human Rights part?

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Which rights are explicitly guaranteed by the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)??

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How many applications did the European Court of Human Rights receive in 2019?

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When was the European flag with the 12 golden stars on blue background designed?

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Which of these states was not a founding member of the Council of Europe?

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What is required of a film project in order to get funding from Eurimages, the Council of Europe's cinema support fund?

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How many states have signed the European Convention on Human Rights?

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When was the Council of Europe founded?

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Who is the Council of Europe's Secretary General?

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Where does the European Court of Human Rights have its seat?

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In which country is the Council of Europe based?

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