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Quiz about I European Cities
Quiz about I European Cities

"I" European Cities Trivia Quiz


I want you to pick the right European city starting with an "I".

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
author
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
115,371
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
8 / 15
Plays
1230
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Question 1 of 15
1. This is the largest city (and former capital) of Turkey.

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Question 2 of 15
2. This city is the capital of Tirol, Austria.

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Question 3 of 15
3. This city in Suffolk, England, was birth place of prelate and statesman Thomas Cardinal Wolsey.

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Question 4 of 15
4. This city in Greece, near the Albanian border, is the capital of a province with the same name. Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. This city in Highland region, Scotland, is situated at the terminus of the Caledonian Canal. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. This city in Belgium was famous as a commercial center in medieval times, especially in the cloth-weaving industry. It is called Ypres in French.

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Question 7 of 15
7. This city is the capital of Udmurtian Republic, Russian Federation. Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. This town is a suburb of Paris. Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This town in the Bern canton, Switzerland is situated in a valley region famous for its view of the Jungfrau mountain. Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. This city in Bavaria, Germany was made the capital of a dukedom in 1392. It is site of an automobile factory. Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. This city in Ukraine was formerly a Turkish fort. It was occupied by Russia in 1770 and 1790 and ceded to Russia in 1812. It belonged to Moldavia 1856-78, Russia 1878-1918, Romania 1918-40 and Russia 1940-1991, although held by Axis forces 1941-44. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This town in Spain is the capital of a Balearic island with the same name.

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Question 13 of 15
13. This is chief town of an Italian island outside Naples with the same name. Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. This city was the capital of Romania before 1861, when the government was moved to Bucharest. Hint


Question 15 of 15
15. This seaport town in Slovenia was formerly in Italy. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This is the largest city (and former capital) of Turkey.

Answer: Istanbul

Istanbul was formerly called Byzantium. The name was changed to Constantinople in 330 AD. From 395 until 1495 it was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. It was captured by the Turks in 1453 and made the capital of Turkey. In 1923 Ankara became the capital of the new Turkish Republic.
2. This city is the capital of Tirol, Austria.

Answer: Innsbruck

In 1363 Innsbruck became residence of a collateral line of the Hapsburgs. It has been the capital of Tirol since 1420.
3. This city in Suffolk, England, was birth place of prelate and statesman Thomas Cardinal Wolsey.

Answer: Ipswich

Ipswich is a port and shipping center.
4. This city in Greece, near the Albanian border, is the capital of a province with the same name.

Answer: Ioánnina

The city is also called Yannina, or in Serb: Janina. In 18th century it became the seat of the Turkish brigand Ali Pasha, called "the lion of Janina". It came to the Greeks in 1913.
5. This city in Highland region, Scotland, is situated at the terminus of the Caledonian Canal.

Answer: Inverness

Inverness is a tourist town on the Ness River.
6. This city in Belgium was famous as a commercial center in medieval times, especially in the cloth-weaving industry. It is called Ypres in French.

Answer: Ieper

Ieper (in French: Ypres) is said to have had a population of 200,000 in the 13th century. It was completely destroyed after three great battles in WWI (1914, 1915 and 1917), but has been rebuilt.
7. This city is the capital of Udmurtian Republic, Russian Federation.

Answer: Izhevsk

Udmurtia is one of the republics which is part of the Russian Federation. It was originally inhabited by the Votyaks, which is an eastern branch of the Finno-Ugrian peoples.It came under Russian rule after the fall of the Kazan khanate in 1552.
8. This town is a suburb of Paris.

Answer: Ivry-sur-Seine

Ivry-sur-Seine is situated in Val-de-Marne dept., south east of Paris.
9. This town in the Bern canton, Switzerland is situated in a valley region famous for its view of the Jungfrau mountain.

Answer: Interlaken

Interlaken is a resort on the Aare River.
10. This city in Bavaria, Germany was made the capital of a dukedom in 1392. It is site of an automobile factory.

Answer: Ingolstadt

Ingolstadt is situated on the Danube River, north of Munich.
11. This city in Ukraine was formerly a Turkish fort. It was occupied by Russia in 1770 and 1790 and ceded to Russia in 1812. It belonged to Moldavia 1856-78, Russia 1878-1918, Romania 1918-40 and Russia 1940-1991, although held by Axis forces 1941-44.

Answer: Izmail

Izmail is situated on the north side of the Danube delta.
12. This town in Spain is the capital of a Balearic island with the same name.

Answer: Ibiza

Ibiza (Eivissa) is a tourist seaport on Ibiza Island.
13. This is chief town of an Italian island outside Naples with the same name.

Answer: Ischia

Ischia is a summer resort. It has suffered greatly from volcanic eruptions and earthquakes, especially the earthquake of 1883.
14. This city was the capital of Romania before 1861, when the government was moved to Bucharest.

Answer: Iasi

Formerly called Jassy, Iasi was also temporary capital of Romania in WWI.
15. This seaport town in Slovenia was formerly in Italy.

Answer: Izola

Along with Koper, Izola is Slovenia´s major port. It is situated in the Istria region, which belonged to Austria 1797-1805 and 1814-1919, to Italy 1919-47 and to Yugoslavia 1954-91.
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