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London True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about London are true or false?
Quiz by carrow
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Last updated: September 22, 2021
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1. London is the capital of the United Kingdom
True
False
2. London is the largest city in Europe
True
False
Moscow is larger
3. Queen Elizabeth II was born in London
True
False
4. Greater London has a higher population than Switzerland
True
False
Greater London has a population of 9.4 million; Switzerland has a population of 8.5 million
5. London is the only city to have hosted the Summer Olympics three times
True
False
London hosted the Olympics in 1908, 1948 and 2012
6. Polish is the second most commonly-spoken language in London
True
False
Bengali is the second most commonly-spoken language; Polish is third
7. More than one in three Londoners were not born in the UK
True
False
36.7% of Greater London's population were born overseas, according to the 2011 census
8. London has the largest Jewish population of any city in Europe
True
False
Paris' is larger
9. Most of the London Underground is actually above ground
True
False
About 45% of the network's 400 kilometres of track are underground
10. By ridership, London has the largest bus network of any city in the world
True
False
Rio de Janeiro does
11. By passenger numbers, Heathrow is the busiest airport in the world
True
False
This is no longer true, though London's combined airports still make it the busiest city destination in the world
12. Most of the football teams in the English Premier League are based in London
True
False
Only 6 of the 20 teams in the 2021-22 season are based in London
13. London receives less rainfall per year than Rome
True
False
14. Wembley Stadium is the largest stadium in Europe
True
False
Camp Nou in Barcelona is larger
15. The Mayor of London is Muslim
True
False
Sadiq Khan was elected in 2016 and is a practicing Muslim of British-Pakistani heritage
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