Alpine Geography General Knowledge

Answer these random Alpine geography questions.
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What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc
What is the second-highest mountain in the Alps?
Monte Rosa
What mountain on the Austrian–German border is Germany's highest peak?
Zugspitze
What micro-nation is landlocked between Austria and Switzerland?
Liechtenstein
What is the capital of that country?
Vaduz
What pointy peak in Switzerland have 500 people died trying to climb?
Matterhorn
What city in Austria has twice hosted the Winter Olympics?
Innsbruck
What city in Switzerland has twice hosted the Winter Olympics?
St. Moritz
On what country's flag can the mountain of Triglav be seen?
Slovenia
What is the largest lake on the Swiss–French border?
Lake Geneva
What river starts in the Swiss Alps, goes through that lake and empties
in the Mediterranean Sea?
Rhône
What lake in Lombardy is for the rich and famous?
Lake Como
What three French resort towns hosted the Winter Olympics? (name any)
Albertville / Chamonix /
Grenoble
What major river starts in Monte Viso and then empties in the Adriatic Sea?
Po
What famous castle at the foothill of the Alps was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria
as a retreat and in honour of Richard Wagner?
Neuschwanstein
What autonomous province in northern Italy speaks predominantly German?
South Tyrol
What Swiss resort town hosts the World Economic Forum annually?
Davos
What city, starting with the letter B, can be found at the border of
Switzerland, France, and Germany?
Basel
In what country would you find the Southern Alps?
New Zealand
What was the name of Hitler's chalet in the Bavarian Alps?
The Eagle's Nest
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Level 74
Mar 18, 2022
The lake on the Swiss/French border is called Lac Leman.