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Quiz about D European Cities
Quiz about D European Cities

"D" European Cities Trivia Quiz


Just give me the name of 15 European cities starting with a "D",

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
author
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
113,537
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
8 / 15
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1576
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Question 1 of 15
1. This city is the capital of Côte d´Or dept., France. It was capital of Burgundy from 11th century. It was a prosperous city under Valois dynasty, 1364-1477. Today it´s known for its mustard. Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. This city is the second largest of Latvia. In German it was known as Dünaburg. Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. This Dutch city is famous for its pottery manufacture.

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Question 4 of 15
4. This Croatian city was known as Ragusa under Italian rule.

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Question 5 of 15
5. This German city was capital of Anhalt 1863-1945. It was site of Bauhaus art school 1925-32, headed by architect Walter Gropius. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. This Albanian city was called Durazzo by the Italians. It´s Albania´s major port.

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Question 7 of 15
7. This Swiss city in Graubünden canton is a famous winter sports an health resort.

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Question 8 of 15
8. This English city is historically notable for its Royal crown pottery. Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This city (formerly called Ekaterinoslav) is Ukraine´s third largest. Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. This city is Hungary´s second largest. It was scene of patriot and statesman Lajos Kossuth´s proclamation 1849 of Hungary´s independence from the Hapsburgs. Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. This city is the capital of Buskerud county, Norway. It´s noted for its sawmills, papermills and cellulose factories. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This city was the largest town in the former region of Tayside, Scotland. Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. This city is called Baile Atha Cliath in Irish.

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Question 14 of 15
14. This city in Northern Ireland's official name is Londonderry.

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Question 15 of 15
15. This Greek city was called Pytho in ancient times. It was the seat of Pythian games, held every fourth year. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This city is the capital of Côte d´Or dept., France. It was capital of Burgundy from 11th century. It was a prosperous city under Valois dynasty, 1364-1477. Today it´s known for its mustard.

Answer: Dijon

Dijon was a prosperous city under Valois dynasty (1364-1477).
2. This city is the second largest of Latvia. In German it was known as Dünaburg.

Answer: Daugavpils

The city was founded in the 1270s by the German Teutonic Knights. It was under Polish rule 1559-1772, and under Russian rule 1772-1915.
3. This Dutch city is famous for its pottery manufacture.

Answer: Delft

Delft was birthplace of statesman Hugo Grotius (1583) and painter Jan Vermeer (1632).
4. This Croatian city was known as Ragusa under Italian rule.

Answer: Dubrovnik

Ragusa (Dubrovnik) was an independent republic until it was cnquered by Emperor Napoleon in 1808 and included in the Illyrian Provinces. It was passed to Austria in 1815 and included in Yugoslavia in 1918.
5. This German city was capital of Anhalt 1863-1945. It was site of Bauhaus art school 1925-32, headed by architect Walter Gropius.

Answer: Dessau

Dessau is situated in Saxony-Anhalt, east central Germany.
6. This Albanian city was called Durazzo by the Italians. It´s Albania´s major port.

Answer: Durres

Dürres/Durazzo was ruled by Venice 1392-1501, then by Turkey 1501-1913.
7. This Swiss city in Graubünden canton is a famous winter sports an health resort.

Answer: Davos

Davos is situated in Alpine Davos Valley.
8. This English city is historically notable for its Royal crown pottery.

Answer: Derby

Derby is situated on the Derwent River, north central England.
9. This city (formerly called Ekaterinoslav) is Ukraine´s third largest.

Answer: Dnepropetrovsk

Dnepropetrovsk is situated on the Dnepr River. It is the center of the wheat trade, but also handles coal, iron, chemicals etc.
It was founded by Russian statesman Potemkin in 1787 and named after Empress Catherine the Great.
10. This city is Hungary´s second largest. It was scene of patriot and statesman Lajos Kossuth´s proclamation 1849 of Hungary´s independence from the Hapsburgs.

Answer: Debrecen

Debrecen was seat of provisional Hungarian government 1944-45.
11. This city is the capital of Buskerud county, Norway. It´s noted for its sawmills, papermills and cellulose factories.

Answer: Drammen

Drammen is situated near Oslo, on a branch of the Oslo Fjord.
12. This city was the largest town in the former region of Tayside, Scotland.

Answer: Dundee

Dundee was ravaged many times in Scottish-English wars. Tayside was a local government region for 21 years before being dissolved in 1996.
13. This city is called Baile Atha Cliath in Irish.

Answer: Dublin

Dublin is the capital of Ireland. It was a stronghold of Norse power in Ireland from 9th century.
14. This city in Northern Ireland's official name is Londonderry.

Answer: Derry

Derry (Londonderry) is situated on the Foyle River.
15. This Greek city was called Pytho in ancient times. It was the seat of Pythian games, held every fourth year.

Answer: Delphi

It was also seat of the Delphic oracle, and of worship of Apollo, Pythius and Dionysos.
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