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Switzerland True or False?

Can you guess whether these statements about the country of Switzerland are true or false?
Quiz by kaderschaufel
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Last updated: January 26, 2021
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First submittedJanuary 24, 2021
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1. Switzerland borders exactly four countries
True
False
Switzerland borders Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Liechtenstein.
2. The highest mountain in non-Russian Europe lies in Switzerland
True
False
The Mont Blanc lies on the French-Italian border.
3. The capital of Switzerland is not the biggest city.
True
False
The capital is Bern, the biggest city is Zürich.
4. Switzerland has a higher population density than Germany
True
False
Switzerland: 217 people/km^2, Germany: 240 people/km^2
5. The Swiss population is currently growing
True
False
6. Switzerland has the highest number of Nobel laureates per capita in the world
True
False
7. Both IOC and FIFA are based in Switzerland
True
False
8. Switzerland has mandatory military service
True
False
Only for men, though.
9. Gay marriage is legal in Switzerland
True
False
10. The construction of minarets is prohibited in Switzerland
True
False
11. All of Switzerland is either drained by the rivers Rhine or Rhone
True
False
12. Gold mining is a significant part of the Swiss economy
True
False
13. Switzerland has hosted Olympic Games
True
False
1928 and 1948 in St. Moritz
14. Switzerland has never won the Eurovision Song Contest
True
False
Won in 1956 by Lys Assia and 1988 by then-unknown Celine Dion
15. There are four languages that are the main language of more than 10% of the Swiss people
True
False
Although there are four official languages, only two (French and German) are spoken by more than 10%
4 Comments
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Level 70
Jan 24, 2021
The last question has an error. There are four languages spoken by more than 5% of the Swiss people, per 2018. German (62.9%), French (22.9%), Italian (8.4%), and English (5.9%).

Source: Wikipedia

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Level 71
Jan 24, 2021
Oh thanks! I'm surprised to see that, I mean most immigrants are from the neighboring countries and ex-Yugoslavia, so where are these English speakers coming from? Guess I have to increase the percentage in the question.
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Level 76
Jan 25, 2021
Maybe you should mention that you mean native speakers. Because I think more than 10% of Swiss people speaks English as a second language. And I would be surprised if less than 1.6% of Swiss speak Italian as a second language.
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Level 51
May 18, 2022
you need to change the answer for the gay mariage ;)