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Quiz about N European Cities
Quiz about N European Cities

"N" European Cities Trivia Quiz


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

A multiple-choice quiz by author. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
author
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
117,752
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
8 / 15
Plays
1456
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Question 1 of 15
1. This city is the capital of the Campania province, Italy. It has also served as the capital of the Two Sicilies in the 19th century. (English or Italian spelling).

Answer: (One Word)
Question 2 of 15
2. This city in Switzerland is the capital of a canton with the same name. The canton (and its capital) belonged to Prussia 1707-1806, to France 1806-14, then again to Prussia 1814-1815. It joined the Swiss Confederation in 1815 as the only canton with monarchical government. Hint


Question 3 of 15
3. This city is the capital of Cyprus.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 15
4. This city in Estonia was founded by the Danes in 1223. It was a seat of the Livonian (Teutonic) Knights and a member of the Hanseatic league. It was seized by Russia in 1558 and captured by the Swedes in 1581. It was the scene of a battle in 1700 in which the Swedes under Charles XII defeated Czar Peter the Great of Russia.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 15
5. This French city was ceded to France by the Sardinian House of Savoy in 1860. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. This Dutch city was known as Noviomagus under Roman rule. It is situated on the Waal River. A series of peace treaties were signed here in 1678-79, closing the war of France against Holland.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 15
7. This English city is situated on the Tyne River. It expanded rapidly as a principal coal-shipping port of England after the 16th century.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 15
8. This Belgian city is situated at the confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse Rivers. It was captured by the French in 1692, and retaken by William of Orange in 1695. It is the capital of a province with the same name. Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. This city was the capital of Serbia from 1878 to 1901. Hint


Question 10 of 15
10. This city became one of the greatest and wealthiest of all German free imperial cities. It was made annual meeting place of Chancellor Adolf Hitler´s National Socialist Party after 1933.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 11 of 15
11. This city is one of the oldest in Russia and was of great importance from the 11th to the 15th century. It was first dependent upon Kiev, but later became capital of an independent principality. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. This city is the capital of Södermanland county, Sweden. Hint


Question 13 of 15
13. This city is the capital of Storstrøm province, Denmark. Hint


Question 14 of 15
14. This Norwegian city was the scene of important offshore battles from April-June 1940. It is the terminus of a railroad line from Sweden.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 15 of 15
15. This city is the capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, Hungary. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This city is the capital of the Campania province, Italy. It has also served as the capital of the Two Sicilies in the 19th century. (English or Italian spelling).

Answer: Naples

Naples served alternately as the capital of the Kingdom of The Two Sicilies and of Kingdom of Naples through the 19th century. It also served as capital of Napoleon´s Parthenopean Republic (1799) and Neapolitan Kingdom (1806-15).
2. This city in Switzerland is the capital of a canton with the same name. The canton (and its capital) belonged to Prussia 1707-1806, to France 1806-14, then again to Prussia 1814-1815. It joined the Swiss Confederation in 1815 as the only canton with monarchical government.

Answer: Neuchatel

Monarchy in Neuchatel was suppressed in 1848.
3. This city is the capital of Cyprus.

Answer: Nicosia

Nicosia is called Lefkosia in Greek. It has been the capital of the island since the 10th century. It was passed to the Venetians in 1489, to the Turks in 1571 and to the British in 1878.
4. This city in Estonia was founded by the Danes in 1223. It was a seat of the Livonian (Teutonic) Knights and a member of the Hanseatic league. It was seized by Russia in 1558 and captured by the Swedes in 1581. It was the scene of a battle in 1700 in which the Swedes under Charles XII defeated Czar Peter the Great of Russia.

Answer: Narva

The port and summer resort of Narva on the Gulf of Finland is called Narva-Joensuu.
5. This French city was ceded to France by the Sardinian House of Savoy in 1860.

Answer: Nice

Nice (Italian:Nizza) came to the house of Savoy in 1388.
6. This Dutch city was known as Noviomagus under Roman rule. It is situated on the Waal River. A series of peace treaties were signed here in 1678-79, closing the war of France against Holland.

Answer: Nijmegen

Nijmegen is situated in the Gelderland province, Netherlands.
7. This English city is situated on the Tyne River. It expanded rapidly as a principal coal-shipping port of England after the 16th century.

Answer: Newcastle

Newcastle (Newcastle upon Tyne) was known as Pons Aelii under the Romans. It was a station on the Roman wall.
8. This Belgian city is situated at the confluence of the Sambre and the Meuse Rivers. It was captured by the French in 1692, and retaken by William of Orange in 1695. It is the capital of a province with the same name.

Answer: Namur

Namur (Flemish: Namen) was the seat of the counts of Namur from the 10th to the 15th century.
9. This city was the capital of Serbia from 1878 to 1901.

Answer: Nis

Nis (also called Nish) was held at various periods by Bulgarians, Hungarians and Turks (for about 300 years).
It was passed to Serbia in 1878.
10. This city became one of the greatest and wealthiest of all German free imperial cities. It was made annual meeting place of Chancellor Adolf Hitler´s National Socialist Party after 1933.

Answer: Nürnberg

Nürnberg/Nuremberg was made a free imperial city in the early 13th century. It came to Bavaria in 1806. The first German railway (Nürnberg-Fürth) opened in 1835.
11. This city is one of the oldest in Russia and was of great importance from the 11th to the 15th century. It was first dependent upon Kiev, but later became capital of an independent principality.

Answer: Novgorod

Novgorod was the capital of the principality called Great Novgorod. It was the center of the Novgorod school of medieval icon and mural painting from the 12th to the 16th centuries. It was ruled by Prince Alexander Nevsky 1238-63.
12. This city is the capital of Södermanland county, Sweden.

Answer: Nyköping

Nyköping is a seaport on the Baltic Sea.
13. This city is the capital of Storstrøm province, Denmark.

Answer: Nykøbing Falster

Nykøbing Falster is situated on the Falster Island.
14. This Norwegian city was the scene of important offshore battles from April-June 1940. It is the terminus of a railroad line from Sweden.

Answer: Narvik

Narvik is situated in Nordland county. It exports iron ore, shipped by train from Kiruna, Sweden.
15. This city is the capital of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county, Hungary.

Answer: Nyíregyháza

Nyíregyháza is situated east of the Tisza River. It is a distribution center for tobacco, potatoes and vegetables.
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