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Quiz about M European Cities
Quiz about M European Cities

"M" European Cities Trivia Quiz


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

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
author
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
117,093
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
6 / 15
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1430
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Question 1 of 15
1. This city is the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is the most important inland port of Eastern Germany. Hint


Question 2 of 15
2. This French city was called Divodurum under Roman rule. It is the former capital of Moselle dept. It was under German rule from 1871 to 1918. Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. This city in Lombardy, Italy became a duchy in the 16th century.
It came to Austria in 1708 and was taken by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797. The Duchy then became part of the Cisalpine Republic. It was restored to Austria in 1814. It was the site of one of the forts of the famous Quadrilateral by which Austria controlled Northern Italy in the 19th century.
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Question 4 of 15
4. This city in Slovenia was called Marburg in German. It is the second largest city of Slovenia.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 15
5. This town (or rather a group of villages) in the Vaud canton, Switzerland was the site of an international conference in 1936 which agreed to return The Straits to Turkish military control.

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Question 6 of 15
6. This city was a center of Carthagenian colonization in Spain. It was conquered by the Moors in the 8th century. It was submitted to Castilian rule in the mid 13th century. Hint


Question 7 of 15
7. This city, formerly called Petrovsk, is the capital of Dagestan, one of the republics within the Russian Federation. Hint


Question 8 of 15
8. This city was a center of woolen and linen manufacturing in England from the 14th century. The first cotton mill was opened in 1781. It was a center of Puritanism in the 17th century. Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This city in Belgium is called Bergen in Flemish. It was made capital of Hainaut in 804 by the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne.

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Question 10 of 15
10. This city is the capital of Zeeland province, Netherlands. Hint


Question 11 of 15
11. This city in the Czech Republic was called Brüx in German. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This city is the third largest in Sweden. Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. This city is the former capital of Herzegovina. It is today part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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

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Question 15 of 15
15. This town is the capital of the Åland Islands, Finland. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This city is the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. It is the most important inland port of Eastern Germany.

Answer: Magdeburg

Magdeburg was a member of the Hanseatic League. It was sacked and burned during the Thirty Years´ War in 1631.
2. This French city was called Divodurum under Roman rule. It is the former capital of Moselle dept. It was under German rule from 1871 to 1918.

Answer: Metz

Metz was formally ceded to France under the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648. After 47 years of German rule it was reverted to France after WWI.
3. This city in Lombardy, Italy became a duchy in the 16th century. It came to Austria in 1708 and was taken by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797. The Duchy then became part of the Cisalpine Republic. It was restored to Austria in 1814. It was the site of one of the forts of the famous Quadrilateral by which Austria controlled Northern Italy in the 19th century.

Answer: Mantova (Mantua)

Mantova (Mantua) is the site of several ducal palaces and the castle of the Gonzaga family, which ruled the city from 1328 to 1707.
4. This city in Slovenia was called Marburg in German. It is the second largest city of Slovenia.

Answer: Maribor

Maribor is situated on the Drava River, near the Austrian border.
5. This town (or rather a group of villages) in the Vaud canton, Switzerland was the site of an international conference in 1936 which agreed to return The Straits to Turkish military control.

Answer: Montreux

Montreux is a well-known resort on the Lake Geneva.
6. This city was a center of Carthagenian colonization in Spain. It was conquered by the Moors in the 8th century. It was submitted to Castilian rule in the mid 13th century.

Answer: Murcia

Murcia is the birthplace of the Islamic mystic, philosopher and writer Ibn al-Arabi.
7. This city, formerly called Petrovsk, is the capital of Dagestan, one of the republics within the Russian Federation.

Answer: Makhachkala

Dagestan borders Chechnya. Makhatchkala is a transshipment point of oil from Grozny (the capital of Chechnya) to the Volga.
8. This city was a center of woolen and linen manufacturing in England from the 14th century. The first cotton mill was opened in 1781. It was a center of Puritanism in the 17th century.

Answer: Manchester

At the beginning of the 19th century Manchester was without representation in the parliament despite its growing size and importance as an industrial city.
9. This city in Belgium is called Bergen in Flemish. It was made capital of Hainaut in 804 by the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne.

Answer: Mons

Mons became a trading town with a cloth market in the 14th century.
10. This city is the capital of Zeeland province, Netherlands.

Answer: Middelburg

Middelburg is situated on the Walcheren Island. It was a Hansa town in the Middle Ages.
11. This city in the Czech Republic was called Brüx in German.

Answer: Most

Most is a major lignite-mining center.
12. This city is the third largest in Sweden.

Answer: Malmö

Malmö is the capital of Malmöhus province, Scania. It was under Danish rule until 1658, when it was conquered and made a part of Sweden by Carl X Gustav.
13. This city is the former capital of Herzegovina. It is today part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Answer: Mostar

Mostar suffered a lot of damage during the ethnic fighting in 1992-93, including the destruction of the famous 16th century arch bridge.
14. This city is the capital of Belarus.

Answer: Minsk

The city has belonged to Lithuania, Russia, Poland and Sweden. It was annexed by Russia in the Second Partition of Poland in 1793. It was partially destroyed by Napoleon´s army in 1812.
15. This town is the capital of the Åland Islands, Finland.

Answer: Mariehamn

The Åland Islands are situated in the Gulf of Bothnia. Almost all of the population is Swedish speaking. The capital is called Maarianhamina in Finnish.
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