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Quiz about Alphabetical Capitals
Quiz about Alphabetical Capitals

Alphabetical Capitals Trivia Quiz


In this quiz about world capital cities, the questions are ordered alphabetically based on the starting letter of the capital cities or the countries the questions are based on. (there are no countries or capital cities starting with X).

A multiple-choice quiz by mcglee. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
mcglee
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
126,562
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
25
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
13 / 25
Plays
16809
Last 3 plays: Guest 147 (18/25), Guest 51 (18/25), Guest 76 (22/25).
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Question 1 of 25
1. Which of these four A capital cities is not in Africa? Hint


Question 2 of 25
2. Which of these B cities is the judicial capital of its country but not the legislative or executive capital? Hint


Question 3 of 25
3. Which of these C cities is a CAPITAL city in Europe? Hint


Question 4 of 25
4. Which of these D capital cities is the OFFICIAL capital city of Tanzania? Hint


Question 5 of 25
5. There is only one European capital city starting with E. What is it?

Answer: (One word (this is a country within a union))
Question 6 of 25
6. What is the capital city of Sierra Leone?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 25
7. Which of these G cities is not a capital city of a country? Hint


Question 8 of 25
8. Which of these H cities is a capital city of a country with no coastline? Hint


Question 9 of 25
9. There is only one national capital city starting with I. Name it.

Answer: (One Word, starts with I for ice)
Question 10 of 25
10. Two world capital cities starting with J are in countries starting with I. Name the countries. (One of the capitals is a disputed capital by some authorities but most encyclopedias still refer to this J as the capital city of its country.)

Answer: (Three Words including and)
Question 11 of 25
11. Which continent has the most capital cities starting with K? Hint


Question 12 of 25
12. Which continent has the most capital cities starting with L? Hint


Question 13 of 25
13. Which of these M capital cities is not the capital of a COUNTRY starting with M? Hint


Question 14 of 25
14. How many African capital cities start with the letter N? Hint


Question 15 of 25
15. Which of these O cities is not a capital city? Hint


Question 16 of 25
16. Which of these P capital cities would you find in the Indian Ocean? Hint


Question 17 of 25
17. What is the name of the only capital city starting with Q?

Answer: (one word - S.A.)
Question 18 of 25
18. Which of these R capital cities is in Asia? Hint


Question 19 of 25
19. Which of these San cities is NOT a capital city? Hint


Question 20 of 25
20. Which of these T capital cities was not formerly part of the Soviet Union? Hint


Question 21 of 25
21. This Asian city is the only capital city starting with U.

Answer: (Two words 4 letters and 5 letters OR one word 11 letters)
Question 22 of 25
22. Which of these V national capital cities is NOT in Europe? Hint


Question 23 of 25
23. What is the capital city of Namibia?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 24 of 25
24. Which of these Y capital cities is the capital city of Ivory Coast? Hint


Question 25 of 25
25. This European capital city is the only one starting with Z. Name it.

Answer: (One Word - not in Switzerland!)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Which of these four A capital cities is not in Africa?

Answer: Amman

Amman is the capital of Jordan in the Middle East, considered part of Asia.
2. Which of these B cities is the judicial capital of its country but not the legislative or executive capital?

Answer: Bloemfontein

South Africa is considered to have three capital cities. Bloemfontein is the judicial capital as that is where you'll find the Supreme Court of Appeal. If you're looking for the President and Cabinet you'll need to travel to Pretoria, the administrative or executive capital. The Houses of Parliament on the other hand are in Cape Town which is the legislative capital.
3. Which of these C cities is a CAPITAL city in Europe?

Answer: Chisinau

Chisinau is in Moldova. Cologne is in Europe (Germany) but is not a capital city. Conakry is in Guinea (Africa) and Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka.
4. Which of these D capital cities is the OFFICIAL capital city of Tanzania?

Answer: Dodoma

Dar es Salaam was the capital city and still is the administrative capital but Dodoma recently became the official capital.
5. There is only one European capital city starting with E. What is it?

Answer: Edinburgh

In sporting terms, it competes independently in many sports such as rugby, cricket, football (soccer) and in the Commonwealth games. It does have a parliament but yes, as has been pointed out, it is still part of the UK.
6. What is the capital city of Sierra Leone?

Answer: Freetown

Interestingly, fellow African country Gabon's capital Libreville translates as 'Free Town'. (Libre - free; ville - town)
7. Which of these G cities is not a capital city of a country?

Answer: Geneva

Geneva is an important city in Switzerland but Berne is the capital.
8. Which of these H cities is a capital city of a country with no coastline?

Answer: Harare

Honiara and Havana are both on islands (Solomon Islands and Cuba) while Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam which lies on the East coast of South East Asia. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in Africa.
9. There is only one national capital city starting with I. Name it.

Answer: Islamabad

Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Istanbul also starts with I. However, it is not a capital city.
10. Two world capital cities starting with J are in countries starting with I. Name the countries. (One of the capitals is a disputed capital by some authorities but most encyclopedias still refer to this J as the capital city of its country.)

Answer: Indonesia and Israel

Jakarta is the capital city of Indonesia, Jerusalem the capital of Israel.
11. Which continent has the most capital cities starting with K?

Answer: Both Asia and Africa

Asia has four cities - Kabul, Kuwait City, Kuala Lumpur and Kathmandu as does Africa - Kigali, Kinshasa, Kampala and Khartoum
12. Which continent has the most capital cities starting with L?

Answer: Africa

Africa wins again - Libreville, Lilongwe, Lome, Luanda and Lusaka making five (it was once six with Lagos the former capital of Nigeria). Europe has four with Lisbon, London, Luxembourg and Ljubljana.
13. Which of these M capital cities is not the capital of a COUNTRY starting with M?

Answer: Monrovia

Monrovia is the capital of Liberia. Maputo is in Mozambique, Male is in the Maldives and Mexico City is capital of Mexico
14. How many African capital cities start with the letter N?

Answer: 4

Yes I love Africa - Great names to pronounce! Niamey, Nairobi, my personal favourite Nouakchott and Ndjamena make up the foursome.
15. Which of these O cities is not a capital city?

Answer: Omaruru

Omaruru is a town in Namibia, whose capital is Windhoek. Ouagadougou
(another great African name) is in Burkina Faso - where else? - and Oslo (Norway) and Ottawa (Canada ) are fairly well known.
16. Which of these P capital cities would you find in the Indian Ocean?

Answer: Port Louis

Port Louis is the capital city of the island of Mauritius.
17. What is the name of the only capital city starting with Q?

Answer: Quito

Quito is the capital city of Ecuador in South America.
18. Which of these R capital cities is in Asia?

Answer: Riyadh

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East being considered part of Asia.
19. Which of these San cities is NOT a capital city?

Answer: San Domingo

San Domingo should actually be spelt Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, so is the odd one out here. San Jose is in Costa Rica, San Salvador in El Salvador and San Marino in the same named tiny republic within Italy.
20. Which of these T capital cities was not formerly part of the Soviet Union?

Answer: Thimphu

Thimphu is the capital of the Himalayan nation of Bhutan, the other three cities are capitals of Uzbekistan, Georgia and Estonia.
21. This Asian city is the only capital city starting with U.

Answer: Ulan Bator

Mongolia's capital is Ulan Bator, also known as Ulaanbaatar.
22. Which of these V national capital cities is NOT in Europe?

Answer: Victoria

Victoria is the capital of the Seychelles, islands off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean.
23. What is the capital city of Namibia?

Answer: Windhoek

I thought everyone would know Wellington, Warsaw and Washington so the answer had to be from my favourite continent of great names, Africa.
24. Which of these Y capital cities is the capital city of Ivory Coast?

Answer: Yamoussoukro

Abidjan still houses most of the administrative buildings and is the largest city and former capital but Yamoussoukro is now the capital of the Ivory Coast. This has become a trend in Africa with countries such as Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa changing capital cities over the last couple of decades.
25. This European capital city is the only one starting with Z. Name it.

Answer: Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital city of Croatia.
Source: Author mcglee

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