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Quiz about C European Cities
Quiz about C European Cities

"C" European Cities Trivia Quiz


Just give me 15 European cities starting with a "C".

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
author
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
113,306
Updated
Jun 08 22
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
8 / 15
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4161
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Question 1 of 15
1. This German city was called Oppidum Ubiorum under the Romans. It was later named after wife of Roman Emperor Claudius, Agrippina, because she was born here. The city was one of the most important cities within the Hanseatic League.

Answer: (One Word - English spelling)
Question 2 of 15
2. This city is capital of Calvados dept., France. It includes two famous abbeys, both founded in the 11th century. One was founded by Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror and one founded by William the Conqueror himself. Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. This English city was called Durovernum Cantiacorum under the Romans. It has been the ecclesiastical metropolis of England since the founding of a monastery by St. Augustine in 602.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 15
4. This city was capital of the most powerful state in Spain (at height in 10th century) under Moorish rule. It was captured by Ferdinand III of Castile in 1236. Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. This city is the site of Portugal´s oldest university, founded 1290 at Lisbon but permanently transferred to this city in 1537. It was the capital of Portugal 1139-1260. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. This Polish city is known for its famous shrine of the "Black Madonna". Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. This Swiss city is the capital of Graubünden canton, Switzerland. Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. This city is the largest of Munster province, Ireland. It´s the seat of a constituent college of the National University of Ireland (1908). Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This city is the capital of Moldova. Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. This city in Romania was called Klausenburg in German. Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. This city is the capital of the Italian island of Sardinia. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This Greek city was a leading commercial city in ancient times. It founded Siracusa (Sicily),Corcyra (Corfu) and numerous other colonies.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 13 of 15
13. This city is the capital of Wales.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 14 of 15
14. This city is capital of Denmark.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 15 of 15
15. This city in Ukraine is the former capital of Bukovina. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This German city was called Oppidum Ubiorum under the Romans. It was later named after wife of Roman Emperor Claudius, Agrippina, because she was born here. The city was one of the most important cities within the Hanseatic League.

Answer: Cologne

The name was changes to Colonia Agrippina, which later became Cologne, or Köln in German.
2. This city is capital of Calvados dept., France. It includes two famous abbeys, both founded in the 11th century. One was founded by Matilda, wife of William the Conqueror and one founded by William the Conqueror himself.

Answer: Caen

Caen is in Normandie. It has a university founded 1432 by Henry VI of England.
3. This English city was called Durovernum Cantiacorum under the Romans. It has been the ecclesiastical metropolis of England since the founding of a monastery by St. Augustine in 602.

Answer: Canterbury

Canterbury was scene of the murder of Archbishop Thomas Beckett in 1170.
4. This city was capital of the most powerful state in Spain (at height in 10th century) under Moorish rule. It was captured by Ferdinand III of Castile in 1236.

Answer: Cordoba

In the 10th century Cordoba was one of the intellectual centers in Europe. It declined gradually after the overthrow of the caliphate in 1031.
5. This city is the site of Portugal´s oldest university, founded 1290 at Lisbon but permanently transferred to this city in 1537. It was the capital of Portugal 1139-1260.

Answer: Coimbra

The Romans called the city Aeminium. Along with the neighboring city Conimbrige it was an important Roman city.
6. This Polish city is known for its famous shrine of the "Black Madonna".

Answer: Czestochowa

The city was very wealthy in the 15th century. It resisted siege of the Swedes in 1655 and 1705.
7. This Swiss city is the capital of Graubünden canton, Switzerland.

Answer: Chur

In Roman times Chur was called Curia Rhaetorum. It became the capital of Graubünden in early 19th century. It´s an important tourist resort.
8. This city is the largest of Munster province, Ireland. It´s the seat of a constituent college of the National University of Ireland (1908).

Answer: Cork

Cork originates as a monastery in 7th century.
9. This city is the capital of Moldova.

Answer: Chisinau

The Russians call it Kishinev.
10. This city in Romania was called Klausenburg in German.

Answer: Cluj-Napoca

Cluj (called Kolozsvár in Hungarian) is situated in Transylvania. It begun as a German settlement in 12th century. It was joined with neighboring Napoca in 1970s.
11. This city is the capital of the Italian island of Sardinia.

Answer: Cagliari

The city was founded by the Phoenicians. The Romans called it Caralis. It has also been held by Saracens, Pisans, Spain, Austria and (as Kingdom of Sardinia) Savoy.
12. This Greek city was a leading commercial city in ancient times. It founded Siracusa (Sicily),Corcyra (Corfu) and numerous other colonies.

Answer: Corinth

In later times Corinth have been controlled by Venice (1687-1715), Turkey (1715-1822). It came to Greece in 1822. The old city was destroyed in an earthquake in 1858.
13. This city is the capital of Wales.

Answer: Cardiff

Cardiff was officially recognized as the capital of Wales in 1955.
In Welsh language it´s called Caerdydd.
14. This city is capital of Denmark.

Answer: Copenhagen

Copenhagen was made capital of Denmark in 1443.
15. This city in Ukraine is the former capital of Bukovina.

Answer: Chernovtsy

The city (called Chernowitz in German) grew from a small village after the Austrians took over Bukovina in 1775. It was ceded to Romania in 1918, then to USSR in 1940.
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