Capital Cities Quiz & Questions

The world is filled with historic hubs, cultural centers and metropolises. So let’s see what facts and figures we can compile about some of the world’s most famous cities, as well as some of the more forgotten gems.

Capital Cities Quiz

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Capital City Trivia Questions

The world is filled with so many iconic cities that we decided to give you all even more trivia and quiz material. So make sure to put these to use in your next Mentimeter presentation to make it interactive and informative.  

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of these cities is most northerly?

  • Stockholm
  • Reykjavik
  • Copenhagen

2. Which of these cities reaches the lowest average temperature?

  • Ottawa
  • Tallinn
  • Moscow

3. Which capital city is home to the Parthenon?

  • Athens
  • Rome
  • Turkey

4. What is the capital city of New Zealand?

  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch

5. Which of these has NEVER been an official capital city of the United States?

  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Boston

6. Which of these capital cities has the highest population?

  • Tokyo
  • Seoul
  • London

7. What is the capital of Croatia?

  • Dubrovnik
  • Split
  • Zagreb

8. Addis Ababa is the capital city of what country?

  • Kenya
  • Ethiopia
  • Sudan

9. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band U2 are from what capital city?

  • Dublin
  • London
  • Edinburgh

10. In which of these capital cities will you overhear locals speaking French?

  • Bern
  • Vienna
  • Brussels

Trivia Questions

11. How many European capitals does the Danube flow through?

12. Fill in the blanks: The capital of Bulgaria is _ofi_

13. What is the capital of Canada?

14. In what capital would you find The Little Mermaid statue?

15. On what continent would you find the city of Baku?

16. What is the capital of Mexico?

17. In what city would you find the Forbidden City?

18. Fill in the blank: The capital of Cuba is _ _ van _ 

19. True or False: Only 5% of Swiss people live in the capital Bern.

20. Is Kathmandu the capital of Nepal?


1. Reykjavik

2. Moscow

3. Athens

4. Wellington

5. Boston

6. Tokyo

7. Zagreb

8. Ethiopia

9. Dublin

10. Brussels

11. 4 - Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, Belgrade

12. Sofia

13. Ottawa

14. Copenhagen

15. Asia - It’s the capital of Azerbaijan 

16. Mexico City

17. Beijing

18. Havana

19. True

20. Yes

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