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Quiz about E European Cities
Quiz about E European Cities

"E" European Cities Trivia Quiz


Just give me 15 European cities starting with an "E".

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
author
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
113,902
Updated
Feb 05 22
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
8 / 15
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1251
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Question 1 of 15
1. This German city is the site of the Krupp steelworks. Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. What is the capital of Scotland?

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Question 3 of 15
3. This Russian city is named after a famous German philosopher.

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Question 4 of 15
4. This Polish city was a member of the Hanseatic League. It was taken by Poland in 1454 and annexed to Prussia in 1772.

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Question 5 of 15
5. This city in Devon, England was called Isca Dumnoniorum under Roman rule. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. This French city on Marne River was called Sparnacum under Roman rule. It┤s situated in a region famous for production of champagne wines. Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. Which Austrian city is capital of Burgenland? Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. Which city, in south west Jutland, was Denmark┤s largest fishing port and now is known for wind turbines? Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This city in S÷dermanland, Sweden is known for its steelworks. Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. What is the capital of Fermanagh district, Northern Ireland? Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. This city in the European part of Turkey used to be called Adrianople or Adrianopolis. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This city of Alicante province, Spain, was called Ilici under Roman rule. It was held by the Moors from 8th to 13th century. Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. This city in Hungary was called Erlau in German. It was invaded by Tatars in 13th century, and was occupied by Turkey 1596-1687. Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. Next to Alkmaar, this city has Holland┤s most notable cheese market.

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Question 15 of 15
15. This city is Finland┤s second largest. It is a suburb of Helsinki. (Finnish or Swedish spelling).

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This German city is the site of the Krupp steelworks.

Answer: Essen

Essen is situated in the Ruhr area, North Rhine-Westphalia. It contains the most extensive ironworks and steelworks in Europe.
2. What is the capital of Scotland?

Answer: Edinburgh

Edinburgh was made capital of Scottish kingdom and meeting place of parliament in 1437.
3. This Russian city is named after a famous German philosopher.

Answer: Engels

Formerly called Pokrovsk, this city was capital of former Volga German A.S.S.R. It was renamed in 1931 in honor of socialist Friedrich Engels.
4. This Polish city was a member of the Hanseatic League. It was taken by Poland in 1454 and annexed to Prussia in 1772.

Answer: Elblag

This city is situated near Gdansk (Danzig). The Germans called it Elbing.
5. This city in Devon, England was called Isca Dumnoniorum under Roman rule.

Answer: Exeter

In WWII Exeter was site of the largest U.S. Navy supply depot in England.
6. This French city on Marne River was called Sparnacum under Roman rule. It┤s situated in a region famous for production of champagne wines.

Answer: ╔pernay

╔pernay was a fortified city in the Middle Ages. It was besieged by Henry IV in 1592.
7. Which Austrian city is capital of Burgenland?

Answer: Eisenstadt

Eisenstadt was home city of composer Joseph Haydn. It belonged to Hungary until 1920.
8. Which city, in south west Jutland, was Denmark┤s largest fishing port and now is known for wind turbines?

Answer: Esbjerg

Esbjerg is also base for North Sea oil exploration.
9. This city in S÷dermanland, Sweden is known for its steelworks.

Answer: Eskilstuna

Eskilstuna is situated on Lake Mńlaren.
10. What is the capital of Fermanagh district, Northern Ireland?

Answer: Enniskillen

Enniskillen was scene of a famus battle between William III and James II. The famous regiment of Enniskillen Dragoons stems from this time.
11. This city in the European part of Turkey used to be called Adrianople or Adrianopolis.

Answer: Edirne

Edirne was an early Thracian town rebuilt and renamed by Roman Emperor Hadrian ca. 125 A.D.
12. This city of Alicante province, Spain, was called Ilici under Roman rule. It was held by the Moors from 8th to 13th century.

Answer: Elche

Elche is scene of an annual mystery play.
13. This city in Hungary was called Erlau in German. It was invaded by Tatars in 13th century, and was occupied by Turkey 1596-1687.

Answer: Eger

Eger is capital of Heves province, northern Hungary. It exports wine (Egri Bikaver).
14. Next to Alkmaar, this city has Holland┤s most notable cheese market.

Answer: Edam

Edam is situated on the IJsselmeer, North Holland.
15. This city is Finland┤s second largest. It is a suburb of Helsinki. (Finnish or Swedish spelling).

Answer: Espoo

Espoo is a suburb of Helsinki.
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