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Belgium For Dummies

Created by wimm

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Belgium For Dummies game quiz
"This quiz is written for those of you who are thinking of coming to my home country. I'll give you some pointers, so you should be able to have fun :-) Enjoy"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Especially for all the tourists, we provide you with three official languages in Belgium. Can you give me the outsider?
    Flemish
    German
    French
    English


2. What currency will you need in Belgium?
    Answer: ( One Word .. no clue!)


3. When arriving by plane, you're most likely to land in which city?
    Antwerp
    Brussels
    Charleroi
    Bruges


4. When visiting our capital, Brussels, you will be able to see a very famous monument. Can you pick the correct monument from this list?
    Big Ben
    Spanish steps
    Centre Pompidou
    Atomium


5. Although our regular weather isn't that sunny, you might seek some refreshment on the Belgian coast, situated on the eastern side of Belgium.
    True
    False


6. This city is very famous and is one of those known as "the Venice of the north". It was, together with Salamanca, the European Cultural City of 2002. When walking around, you feel like going way back in time with all the ancient buildings like the town hall from 1376. Where should you go?
    Brussels
    Antwerp
    Amsterdam
    Bruges


7. This city is known as THE student city of Belgium, with the Catholic University that was founded in 1425. The city has an "old marketplace" that is surrounded with pubs and very popular to the student population. It's situated somewhere between Antwerp and Brussels. What is the name of this beautiful place?
    Ghent
    Turnout
    Leuven
    Hasselt


8. In the southern part of the country is the 'Walloons' where French is the official language. One of the biggest cities here is well-known for its metallurgic industry (Cockerill Sambre) and the crystal industry (Val St Lambert is a well known brand). The city is very old and has a lot of beautiful sites to see, including the town hall from the 18th century and the Palace of the Prince Bishop from the 16th century, nowadays used as court of justice. When you know the city is built on the junction of the Meuse and the Ourthe and has a beautiful citadel that offers a nice view over the city, you might know what city we are looking for?
    Durbuy
    Antwerp
    Charleroi
    Liege


9. When you want to ask somebody a question, it might be nice to know what family name the other person most likely has. So, in the Flemish region, what name is the most popular?
    Maes
    Moris
    Janssens
    Peeters


10. When going back to your home country, you might want to take some souvenirs with you. Which one of these is NOT typically Belgian?
    Chocolates
    Lace
    Beer
    Tulips


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Compiled Apr 08 13