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Quiz about Not So Easy Places In Europe
Quiz about Not So Easy Places In Europe

Not So 'E'asy Places In Europe Quiz


Ten questions on European locations whose names start with the letter E. Good luck.

A multiple-choice quiz by Ikabud. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
Ikabud
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
65,253
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
6364
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Question 1 of 10
1. Located in South Central Portugal this quaint little city is referred to locally as the 'Museum City'. What is it called? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Located in Brabant province, Netherlands, on the Dommel River, this once small provincial town expanded dramatically since the founding of the Philips Electrical Company. What is its name? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Robert Louis Stevenson once said of this place, 'This is what Paris ought to be.' Which place was he referring to? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. This port town in South Western Denmark was for many years the country's largest fishing port. What is it called? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. This city in the Alicante province of Spain is surrounded by a large grove of date palms. What is its name? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Located about ten miles west of Helsinki, and therefore in its metropolitan area, this city is now Finland's second largest city in its right. What is it called? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Located just west of Lisbon, this small town by the sea has a Grand Prix racing circuit and one of Europe's largest casinos. What is it called? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Located in the mid-west of Ireland, this is the county town of County Clare. What is it called? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Located on the south coast of England, this growing town is a popular retirement spot. What is it called? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. This city is the major industrial centre of the Ruhr district of western Germany. What is it called? Hint



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1. Located in South Central Portugal this quaint little city is referred to locally as the 'Museum City'. What is it called?

Answer: Evora

Evora's roots date back to Roman times. There is a Roman ruin called Diana's Temple, right in the centre of the town. Once the residence of the Kings of Portugal, its magnificent architecture directly influenced Portuguese colonial building styles, especially in Brazil.
2. Located in Brabant province, Netherlands, on the Dommel River, this once small provincial town expanded dramatically since the founding of the Philips Electrical Company. What is its name?

Answer: Eindhoven

Now an industrial centre and rail junction, Eindhoven is home to a research university and one of the most famous soccer clubs in Europe, PSV Eindhoven.
3. Robert Louis Stevenson once said of this place, 'This is what Paris ought to be.' Which place was he referring to?

Answer: Edinburgh

Grand medieval architecture topped by a magnificent castle, Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the United Kingdom.
4. This port town in South Western Denmark was for many years the country's largest fishing port. What is it called?

Answer: Esbjerg

Esbjerg has shipping connections to the Faroe Islands, and it is an important commercial and industrial centre.
5. This city in the Alicante province of Spain is surrounded by a large grove of date palms. What is its name?

Answer: Elche

Elche is located in the heart of the Costa Blanca, and is therefore a popular tourist destination. A stone bust, dating back to the fifth century B.C. was found in the area and given the name 'The Lady of Elche'.
6. Located about ten miles west of Helsinki, and therefore in its metropolitan area, this city is now Finland's second largest city in its right. What is it called?

Answer: Espoo

One of the five regional centres is Espoo is Tapiola Garden City, which is a prime example of a planned suburb.
7. Located just west of Lisbon, this small town by the sea has a Grand Prix racing circuit and one of Europe's largest casinos. What is it called?

Answer: Estoril

There is evidence of human occupation of the Estoril, Cascais area from about 4000 years ago, when it is thought, neolithic peoples lived in caves nearby.
8. Located in the mid-west of Ireland, this is the county town of County Clare. What is it called?

Answer: Ennis

The O'Briens of Thromond moved from Limerick and built a castle in Clonroad, Ennis in the early part of the thirteenth century, subsquently the town of Ennis grew around it.
9. Located on the south coast of England, this growing town is a popular retirement spot. What is it called?

Answer: Eastbourne

Located in East Sussex, Eastbourne is nestled amid the famous chalk cliffs of coastal England. Beachy Head, one of the cliffs, is a popular romantic spot, but more sinisterly, it is also a popular suicide spot. Eastbourne's population has been growing as younger residents such as young families and students move into the town.
10. This city is the major industrial centre of the Ruhr district of western Germany. What is it called?

Answer: Essen

The city of Essen was heavily bombed during World War II, as a result it is mostly built in a modern style.
Source: Author Ikabud

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