Statistics for World Capitals by Wikipedia Descriptions #1

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  • This quiz has been taken 122 times
  • The average score is 13 of 24

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HintAnswer% Correct
Few structures pre-date the Great Fire of 1666, these being a few trace Roman remainsLondon
90%
Home to the tallest twin buildings in the world, the Petronas Twin TowersKuala Lumpur
88%
The prefecture is part of the world's most populous metropolitan areaTokyo
83%
In November 1941, German Army Group Centre was stopped at the outskirts of the cityMoscow
81%
108 years later it welcomed home the 2004 Summer OlympicsAthens
80%
They chose a site north of the Sassanid capital of Ctesiphon (and also just north of where ancient Babylon had once stood)Baghdad
80%
It is one of the country's capital cities, serving as the seat of the administrative branch of governmentPretoria
77%
Porirua on Porirua Harbour to the north is notable for its large Māori and Pacific Island communitiesWellington
74%
The influx of many Tibetan refugees from China has seen the construction of over 50 Tibetan gompas (monasteries) around Boudhanath.Kathmandu
69%
Divided by the two Rivers NileKhartoum
63%
On 10 December 1997 Akmola replaced AlmatyAstana
60%
Famous festivals and events in the city include: Koningsdag, The Cannabis Cup, and UitmarktAmsterdam
55%
Situated at the mouth of the River LiffeyDublin
55%
With Prince Albert II as head of stateMonaco
55%
Founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535, as Ciudad de los ReyesLima
51%
The capital city of the West African country of LiberiaMonrovia
48%
Burmese: နေပြည်တော်Naypyidaw
48%
The city and region's demonym is santiaguinos (male) and santiaguinas (female)Santiago
48%
From an architectural perspective, the airplane-shaped plan was certainly an homage to Le CorbusierBrasilia
37%
The 16th century explorer Leo Africanus knew the city as MagadazoMogadishu
30%
It is located on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, in the Rewa Province, Central DivisionSuva
22%
The city also has around 80 geothermal springs, the largest thermal water cave system, second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building in the worldBudapest
16%
The native Taíno people populated the island which they called Quisqueya (mother of all lands) and Ayiti (land of high mountains)Santo Domingo
13%
Was also the capital of Free France between 1940 and 1942Brazzaville
2%

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