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

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Who can bring a case before the European Court of Human Rights?

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What triggered the drafting of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?

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In which country is the Council of Europe based?

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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 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?

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What is the Council of Europe's aim?

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

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Why is the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) considered one of the most important achievements in Europe after World War II?

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Who are the members of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE)??

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

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What is the legal basis for the judgments of the European Court of Human Rights?

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Part of which composer's work is the European anthem?

      anthem

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Which acts are explicitly prohibited by the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?

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

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In which city is the Council of Europe based?

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What is the Council of Europe's expert committee against torture called?

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

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On which text is the European Convention on Human Rights based?

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When was the Council of Europe founded?

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What kind of cases are judged by the European Court of Human Rights?

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Which highly symbolic shape has British architect Richard Rogers chosen for the building of the European Court of Human Rights?

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

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Who is the Council of Europe's Secretary General?

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