The Bumper EU Quiz No 2 How much do you know about the EU?

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6. Is the Bilderberg Group:

a. An organisation set up by reptiloids to help them rule mankind
b. An annual friendly chat between rich people
c. An organisation set up by the European Movement to further integration
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c. The Bilderberg Group was set up in 1952 by the Secretary General of the European Movement, Józef Retinger, as an elite wing to further and help finance European integration and also for dialogue with the USA. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J%C3%B3zef_Retinger
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7. Who initially financed the principal pressure groups for European integration (the European Movement and Jean Monnet's Action Committee for a United States of Europe)?

a. The general public
b. Rich businessmen
c. The CIA
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c. The CIA financed these groups until the 1960s when the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations took over. See https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/p...ope_eec_eu.pdf
8. Where has the EU motto "Unity in Diversity" not been used as a slogan?

a. Apartheid South Africa
b. The Soviet Union
c. Japan
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c. Both communists and other racists have used the slogan. In South Africa there was no intention to have unity and in the USSR no intention to have diversity.
9. Which has been responsible for keeping the peace in Europe since WWII?

a. The EU
b. A combination of NATO, the UN, EEC, good will, free trade.
c. The Western European Union
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b. The start of political union represented by the EU only operated from 1993 and could not have been responsible.
10. If the EU Council has taken a foreign policy position can a member state take a contrary position?

a. Yes
b. No
c. Not within the EU Treaties
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c. At present there is no real enforcement agency to ensure that nation states obey the treaties in matters of foreign affairs. A European Defence Force is being created but has been crippled by lack of funding due to British vetos in the EU ATHENA Committee. See Treaty on European Union Article 26(1):

"1. The European Council shall identify the Union’s strategic interests, determine the objectives of and define general guidelines for the common foreign and security policy, including for matters with defence implications. It shall adopt the necessary decisions."
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