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World Capitals Trivia

Identify these national capitals based on the clue.
Quiz by dug28
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Last updated: July 1, 2020
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First submittedOctober 16, 2019
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Capital
This capital became the largest city in the world around 1850.
London, United Kingdom
This city was burned by the British in 1814.
Washington D.C., United States
This capital is widely believed to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world.
Damascus, Syria
This city is the world’s most populous national capital, based on city proper population.
Beijing, China
In 1952, this city was the first world capital to host the Winter Olympics.
Oslo, Norway
This capital is the home of twin towers that were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Known as “The World’s Wildlife Capital,” this city is four miles from a National Park with lions, cheetahs, giraffes, and more.
Nairobi, Kenya
This city was built in secret and inaugurated as a new national capital in 2006.
Naypiydaw, Myanmar
In an alphabetical list of national capitals, this city is first.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
In an alphabetical list of national capitals, this city is last.
Zagreb, Croatia
This city has the highest elevation of any national capital in Africa.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
This capital was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro in 1535.
Lima, Peru
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Level 73
Oct 17, 2019
Naypyidaw is in Myanmar, not in Cambodia
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Level 84
Oct 17, 2019
Shoot. You're right. Proofreading is always a good idea. Thanks. I'll fix that.
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Level 89
Dec 24, 2019
Fix also the name, NaypYIdaw
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Level 84
Dec 24, 2019
Yikes... that's two strikes. One more, and I should probably lose my quiz-making license.
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Level 89
Apr 1, 2020
Why does Washington require the "DC"? That isn't the case in other JetPunk quizzes.
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Level 84
Apr 1, 2020
Fixed.
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Level 60
Jul 1, 2020
The world's most populous national capital is Tokyo, not Beijing: https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/42995/largest-world-capitals
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Level 84
Jul 1, 2020
Thanks. The question was based on city proper population, not metro area. I reworded the hint to make that clear.
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Level 28
Apr 16, 2021
By the way, that Washington DC thing was probably your 3rd strike.