World Capitals Quiz: 20 Trivia Questions with Answers

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World Capitals Quiz: 20 Trivia Questions with Answers
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The capitals of different countries are the most attractive cities for tourists from all over the world. They are of great interest and often make a big impression, even if they are not the largest city in their country.

The world capitals quiz consists of 20 trivia questions with answers. See how many times you can get it wrong!

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1. The Nordse Canal connects this European capital with the North Sea. One of the rivers at the mouth of which it is located is the Ey.

Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands

2. This capital is the fourth largest city in its country. Its population reached one million in 2019 alone.

Ottawa, capital of Canada

3. This capital is located in the center of the Iberian Peninsula. One of its attractions is the famous Prado Museum.

Madrid, capital of Spain

4. This capital of the Asian nation was founded in 1457 as Edo Castle. Its symbol is a green ginkgo leaf.

Tokyo, the capital of Japan

5. As the fifth largest city in the European Union, this capital is the largest city of its country. It was founded by a Celtic tribe in the 3rd century B.C.

Paris, capital of France

6. This capital of the state in South Asia is located on the banks of the river Wang Chu at an altitude of 2400 m. This city is most in demand among tourists from all over the world during the autumn festival Tsechu.

Thimphu, capital of Bhutan

7. Epithets awarded to this capital are the Third Rome and the Port of the Five Seas. Also, of the cities that are entirely in Europe, this city is the most populous.

Moscow, the capital of Russia

8. Domestically, this capital is often referred to as Capitale Federal and its inhabitants as porteños, which means "inhabitant of the port."

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina

9. This European capital is called the City of a Hundred Spires. It sprawls on the banks of the Vltava River.

Prague, capital of the Czech Republic

10. According to one popular theory, the name of this capital city comes from the word "bear." This powerful beast is also its symbol. And according to another, it has a Slavic origin.

Berlin, capital of Germany

11. This capital is the third largest city in Africa. In 2008, there were only 9 traffic lights in this city, and there is a neighborhood on its outskirts known as Garbage City.

Cairo, the capital of Egypt

12. This capital is located on the Atlantic Ocean and is the westernmost capital of Europe.

Lisbon, capital of Portugal

13. This city was called Christiania from 1624 to 1877, and Christiania from 1877 to 1925. One of the main attractions of this capital is the castle and fortress of Akershus.

Oslo, the capital of Norway

14. This capital was the first in the history of mankind to become a million-strong city. And also in this city you can see the famous frescoes by Michelangelo.

Rome, capital of Italy

15. This city is the de facto capital of the country, but de jure this state has no capital.

Bern, the capital of Switzerland

16. This state capital in North America is located on the banks of the Potomac River and its two tributaries.

Washington, capital of the United States

17. This capital city is located on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. The Swedish name for this city is Helsingfors.

Helsinki, the capital of Finland

18. This is the oldest capital city in the world. This city's Tishrin Park hosts an annual Flower Show.

Damascus, capital of Syria

19. Augusta, Lundenwick and Lundenburh are the former names of this European capital. And this city's coat of arms depicts two dragons.

London, capital of Great Britain

20. The coat of arms of this capital depicts the Virgin Mary in red and purple robes on a silver cloud. She is surrounded by two angels and two cherubs, lifting her into heaven.

Minsk, capital of Belarus