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Quiz about Just Short of the Record
Quiz about Just Short of the Record

Just Short of the Record Trivia Quiz


Neither the capital, nor the largest city of their country, these cities may have fallen short of the record but are still important in their own right. Crack the puzzle and find the city.

A multiple-choice quiz by zorba_scank. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
zorba_scank
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
397,912
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
428
Question 1 of 10
1. Hidden Words: Find the city hidden in the sentence below.

Ami landed in this Fashion Capital and headed straight to the stores.

Answer: (One Word (5))
Question 2 of 10
2. Rebus: Combine synonyms for the terms given to form a city.

I + Pound (abbr.) + Belonging to us + Chemical symbol for Neon

Answer: (One Word (9))
Question 3 of 10
3. Missing Vowels: Fill in vowels appropriately to get the name of a city.

KRKW

Answer: (One Word (6))
Question 4 of 10
4. Add a Letter: Add a letter to the word formed by the clue and scramble for the answer.

Snare + W

Answer: (One Word (7))
Question 5 of 10
5. Anagrams: Rearrange the capitalized letters to form a city.

AS the Khmer EMPIRE waned, the city turned to ruins.

Answer: (Two Words (4,4) Ignore the K of Khmer)
Question 6 of 10
6. Wordwise: Say what you see.

M
TREAL

Answer: (One Word (8))
Question 7 of 10
7. Fractured Words: Say the word out loud and a city should come to mind.

Grass

Answer: (One Word (4))
Question 8 of 10
8. In Other Words: Try to figure out this city from the synonyms used to describe it.

Type of punctuation or part of the human anatomy.

Answer: (One Word (5))
Question 9 of 10
9. Hidden Words: Find the city hidden in the sentence below.

Entering the rooftop cafe, Zahra took in the views of the tanneries below.

Answer: (One Word (3))
Question 10 of 10
10. Rebus: Combine synonyms for the terms given to form a city.

Vehicle + Indefinite article

Answer: (One Word (5))

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Hidden Words: Find the city hidden in the sentence below. Ami landed in this Fashion Capital and headed straight to the stores.

Answer: Milan

aMI LANded...

Milan is the capital of the Lombardy region of Italy. It is also commonly known as the Fashion Capital of the World with the Milan Fashion Week being a major draw for brands and designers. Notable brands like Prada, Versace, Gucci, and Valentino, among others, have their headquarters in this city.
2. Rebus: Combine synonyms for the terms given to form a city. I + Pound (abbr.) + Belonging to us + Chemical symbol for Neon

Answer: Melbourne

Me + lb + our + Ne

Melbourne is the second largest city of Australia, after Sydney. Situated on the Yarra River, it is the capital of the state of Victoria. It is famous for its many sporting arenas and events which include the Melbourne Cup, famous horse race also known as the Race that Stops the Nation; the Australian Open, the only Grand Slam tennis tournament in the southern hemisphere; and the Boxing Day Test match, a cricket test match held annually. The city also hosted the Summer Olympics in 1956.
3. Missing Vowels: Fill in vowels appropriately to get the name of a city. KRKW

Answer: Krakow

Krakow is one of the oldest cities in Poland and has historically also been its capital for a period of time. The Old Town area of the city is a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Places of interest in and around the square include St. Mary's Basilica, a Roman Catholic church built in the 14th century; Cloth Hall, once a major international trade centre, and Wawel Castle.
4. Add a Letter: Add a letter to the word formed by the clue and scramble for the answer. Snare + W

Answer: Antwerp

Entrap + W

Antwerp is known for its diamond industry. It is also Belgium's largest port and therefore, a major trading centre. This explains the fact that it is home to what is considered one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world.
5. Anagrams: Rearrange the capitalized letters to form a city. AS the Khmer EMPIRE waned, the city turned to ruins.

Answer: Siem Reap

Siem Reap is a popular tourist destination and regarded as the gateway to the Angkor region where Cambodia's best known tourist attraction, Angkor Wat, is found. Located in the north western part of the country, Siem Reap is the capital of the province with the same name. The city is also famous for its French architecture, a remnant of its days as a French colony.
6. Wordwise: Say what you see. M TREAL

Answer: Montreal

M on Treal

Montreal in Canada is named after Mount Royal, a hill found within the city. It was originally called Ville-Marie, which translates to 'City of Mary', by the French explorers who founded it. The official language of the city is French and it is the second largest city in the world with French as the main language, the first being Paris.
7. Fractured Words: Say the word out loud and a city should come to mind. Grass

Answer: Graz

After the Austrian capital of Vienna, Graz is the largest city in the country. The city has previously been name as the Cultural Capital of Europe and its historic centre is also on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The city is known for its educational institutions and is home to six different universities.
8. In Other Words: Try to figure out this city from the synonyms used to describe it. Type of punctuation or part of the human anatomy.

Answer: Colon

Colon is a seaport in Panama and its largest city after the capital, Panama City. It is located near the Atlantic end of the Panama Canal. The city was founded by the USA while constructing the Panama Railroad during the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800's. It was named Colon after the Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus.

A colon is a type of punctuation mark - :, typically used when creating lists. In addition, the large intestine in the human body is also called a colon.
9. Hidden Words: Find the city hidden in the sentence below. Entering the rooftop cafe, Zahra took in the views of the tanneries below.

Answer: Fez

...caFE, Zahra...

Fez is the largest city in Morocco, after the cinematically famous Casablanca. Founded in the 9th century, the city's importance derives from its location at the crossroads of major northern African cities like Marrakesh, Casablanca, Tangiers, and Rabat. Fez has lent its name to a type of hat - a short cylindrical headdress with a tassel. The city is also famous for its many tanneries.
10. Rebus: Combine synonyms for the terms given to form a city. Vehicle + Indefinite article

Answer: Busan

Bus + an

Busan is located in the south eastern part of South Korea and is the country's main port due to its proximity to the Japanese island of Honshu. It is also considered the financial capital of the country. Nakdong, South Korea's longest river flows through the city before meeting the Korea Strait.
Source: Author zorba_scank

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