Category Elimination - European Geography #1

In each group, name any answer which matches the first category to reveal the second category, then name any answer which applies to both categories to reveal a third, and so on.
# = the number of answers possible. Answer must correspond to the highlighted yellow box.
All data as of February 2022. In this quiz, population refers to urban populations. More info.
Quiz by Stewart
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Last updated: February 19, 2022
First submittedOctober 30, 2019
Times taken107,166
Average score75.0%
Rating4.96
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Green Categories
45
Countries of Europe
30
... which are not landlocked
15
... with a population below 6 million
9
... which are part of the EU
1
... and doesn't end in A or D
Denmark
 
Orange Categories
45
Capital Cities of Europe
29
... which contain the letter A
16
... with an average elevation over 100m
7
... with at least 1 million people
1
... and only 5 letters in its name
Sofia
Blue Categories
45
Countries of Europe (by Flag)
36
... which have red on them
19
... have blue on them
7
... have three equal horizontal stripes
1
... and have an eagle on them
Serbia
 
Purple Categories
90
Countries or Capitals of Europe
36
... with 8 or more letters in their name
14
... which are coastal
6
... contain the letter S in their name
1
... and lies east of Warsaw
Helsinki
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Level 74
Oct 31, 2019
Great idea! I liked how you had the mixed category at the end
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Level 32
Nov 9, 2019
Great Quiz! I got 14/20
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Level 59
Nov 27, 2019
Only missed Sofia... my last second guess was Paris, but I guess it's not very high above sea level. Because it's on a river...
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Level 58
Mar 12, 2020
Ackchually... Paris being by a river doesn't mean it couldn't be above that elevation, rivers have varying elevations too and don't stay on sea level most of the time.
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Level 71
Apr 9, 2020
True, but large rivers do tend to be towards the end of their life and fairly low-altitude I suppose.
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Level 65
Sep 5, 2021
I just got Sofia with 3 seconds on the clock.
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Level 43
Dec 12, 2019
When it said Capitals and Countries, I thought it meant ones that are both capitals AND countries. (Luxembourg, San Marino, Vatican City, etc)
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Level 46
Dec 13, 2019
I briefly thought that too, but the key is looking at the possible number of answers (90 for that question).
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Level 76
Jan 15, 2020
Same, I was stuck on that basis for a while too until I realised there were only a really small number of options that would work and something else must be going on. Suggest it would be clearer if the clue was worded Countries "and/or" Capitals of Europe.
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Level 67
Mar 3, 2020
That would not be clearer at all imo. The "and" would only make it confusing. I think it is fine the way it is
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Level 68
Mar 3, 2020
It was originally "and" and I changed it to "or", which I think is best.
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Level 50
Jan 9, 2020
100% gg
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Level 58
Jan 14, 2020
surely Cyprus should work for the first question
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Level 68
Jan 14, 2020
Not in Europe. Best not to get into that debate though, just following JetPunk conventions.
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Level 71
Apr 9, 2020
Cyprus is in Earth.
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Level 57
Jan 7, 2021
wow
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Level 66
Dec 24, 2020
Cyprus, the country, is in Europe, but Cyprus, the jetpunk answer, is apparently somewhere else.
+2
Level 31
Feb 26, 2020
France should work fo the fourth on the light blue
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Level 68
Feb 26, 2020
France has vertical stripes, not horizontal ones!
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Level 75
Mar 2, 2020
Nice!
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Level 55
Jan 28, 2021
hello jerry love the quizzes
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Level 72
Mar 2, 2020
I always try my country first. Fortunately, I came through the entire green section with it :-)
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Level 68
Mar 2, 2020
:)
+1
Level 60
Mar 10, 2020
You are so lucky (༎ຶ ෴ ༎ຶ)
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Level 52
Mar 11, 2020
What about Monaco on the first question?
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Level 68
Mar 11, 2020
Monaco is not in the EU, so wouldn't count for the 4th clue on Green
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Level 69
Mar 13, 2020
How about Istanbul for the last category?
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Level 68
Mar 13, 2020
Not a capital city
+2
Level 82
Apr 5, 2020
Why is Amsterdam not considered on the coast? I'm not saying it should be, but just want to know the reasoning behind the categorization.
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Level 80
May 14, 2020
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afsluitdijk

The Port of Amsterdam is located on the North Sea Canal, not by the sea.

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Level 21
May 19, 2020
technically the uk is not on the coast for countries and capitals
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Level 57
Mar 10, 2022
Sorry, I’m just struggling to deduce how you made the leap that an ISLAND country is somehow *not* COASTAL! 🤷‍♂️🤔
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Level 66
Jun 24, 2020
I did really well using Latvia as an answer often. 🤣
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Level 55
Jul 22, 2020
In the first section (Countries of Europe), shouldn't Cyprus count? I know in this website, Cyprus is considered part of the Asian continent, but given that we are talking about the EU in here...
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Level 37
Oct 30, 2020
When you spell Prague as it is spelled in czech language (Praha). It matches all clues in yellow category.
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Level 57
Oct 1, 2021
Yes, but this quiz is in English, so is only concerned with the English spellings and names of places.
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Level 38
Dec 3, 2020
Guessed Sofia from the yellow category first

UNBELIEVABLE

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Level 57
Jan 7, 2021
Went Denmark for all of lime. wow
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Level 35
Jan 20, 2021
Good quiz, 17/20. Misses Helsniki, Serbia and Denmark
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Level 57
May 16, 2021
First try! Finally.
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Level 50
Jun 1, 2021
Great quiz, thank you!

Got 100% with a bit of brain work and pausing but without Google Maps ;)

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Level 36
Jun 29, 2021
Helsinki isn't in the East of Warsaw. btw i got all the questions right exept the actual answer ,:D
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Level 87
Feb 19, 2022
Might need to check again. Nearly all of Finland is east of Warsaw.

Helsinki longitude - 24.945 E

Warsaw longitude - 21.017 E

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Level 47
Jul 10, 2021
I always miss the last ones on these. I got all answers except for the last ones.
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Level 65
Mar 10, 2022
Yes, there's never enough time for me, because you have to mentally process each question and I'm just not quick enough.
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Level 43
Aug 23, 2021
cyprus could work for the first one i think
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Level 43
Oct 30, 2021
Why not Viena for orange?
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Level 68
Oct 30, 2021
Vienna has two N's and is 6 letters long
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Level 38
Nov 7, 2021
As someone from Helsinki, I feel proud that our small city actually got mentioned somewhere
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Level 40
Mar 10, 2022
Same! And actually I tried Helsinki first on that one too
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Level 55
Dec 21, 2021
I guessed Sofia first for that one so I just kept typing Sofia and was pleasantly surprised that it worked every time
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Level 71
Feb 22, 2022
good quiz
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Level 39
Mar 10, 2022
does Moldova not fit all the blue categories?
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Level 68
Mar 10, 2022
Moldova has vertical stripes not horizontal ones!
+2
Level 41
Mar 11, 2022
I... forgot my own country
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Level 40
Mar 21, 2022
As albanian i’dont accept this thing for eagle only for serbia
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Level 68
Mar 22, 2022
Albania doesn't have blue on it
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Level 43
Mar 24, 2022
Shouldn't Istanbul work for the last category?
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Level 68
Mar 24, 2022
As per JetPunk convention, Istanbul is part of Turkey and so considered to be a capital of Asia.
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Level 46
Mar 26, 2022
nice
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Level 50
May 17, 2022
when you put denmark the whole way thru the first category B)
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Level 28
Jun 28, 2022
Shouldnt Sankt Petersburg fit to last one
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Level 68
Jun 28, 2022
Saint Petersburg is not a capital city
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Level 40
Jul 20, 2022
Orange - Praha its ok in 1-4 answers, but in last not? why?
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Level 68
Jul 20, 2022
In English it is Prague. Praha is an accepted typein as default on all JetPunk featured quizzes.
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Level 47
Jul 29, 2022
"Netherlands" also works for the last one of purple.

*It is a country/capital of Europe.

*It has 8+ letters. (11 total)

*It has a coast.

*It has an S in its name. (netherlandS)

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Level 68
Jul 29, 2022
It already works up to S in name, but it does not lie East of Warsaw.
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Level 23
Aug 23, 2022
16/20 - Couldn't finish flags nor mixed. Great Quiz!