Can You Pass The Interesting Switzerland Quiz?

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Switzerland is a very beautiful country, ideal for tourism but also for business. People speak 3 languages there, depending on which region they live in. The country is mostly known for its ski stations, its chalets, and also its very rich entrepreneurs. So, how much do you think you know about Switzerland? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the largest city in Switzerland?

    • A.

      Munich

    • B.

      Bern

    • C.

      Geneva

    • D.

      Zurich

    Correct Answer
    D. Zurich
    Explanation
    Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland. It is a major financial hub and has a population of over 400,000 people. Zurich is known for its high standard of living, beautiful architecture, and picturesque location on Lake Zurich. It is also home to many international companies and has a thriving cultural scene. With its economic importance and large population, Zurich stands out as the largest city in Switzerland.

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  • 2. 

    What is the capital city of Switzerland?

    • A.

      Bern

    • B.

      Geneva

    • C.

      Turin

    • D.

      Zurich

    Correct Answer
    A. Bern
    Explanation
    Bern is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Switzerland. It is located in the central part of the country and is known for its beautiful medieval architecture, including the famous Bern Cathedral and Clock Tower. Bern is also home to many important government buildings and international organizations, such as the Swiss Federal Palace and the headquarters of the Red Cross.

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  • 3. 

    How is the Swiss Anthem called?

    • A.

      Swiss Mata

    • B.

      Swiss Alma

    • C.

      Swiss Psalm

    • D.

      Swiss palm

    Correct Answer
    C. Swiss Psalm
    Explanation
    The Swiss Anthem is called the Swiss Psalm.

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  • 4. 

    In how many cantons is Switzerland divided?

    • A.

      26

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      36

    Correct Answer
    A. 26
    Explanation
    Switzerland is divided into 26 cantons. Cantons are the member states of Switzerland and each canton has its own constitution, government, and laws. These cantons have a significant level of autonomy and are responsible for various aspects of governance such as education, healthcare, and taxation. The number 26 accurately represents the division of Switzerland into cantons, making it the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    How many official languages are there?

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 4
    Explanation
    There are four official languages.

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  • 6. 

    What is the most widely spoken language in Switzerland?

    • A.

      German

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      Dutch

    • D.

      Italian

    Correct Answer
    A. German
    Explanation
    German is the most widely spoken language in Switzerland because it is one of the official languages of the country. Approximately 63% of the Swiss population speaks German, particularly in the northern and central regions. French is the second most spoken language in Switzerland, followed by Italian and Romansh. Dutch is not an official language in Switzerland, hence it is not widely spoken.

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  • 7. 

    Where can the oldest known farming settlements be found in Switzerland?

    • A.

      In Lausanne

    • B.

      In Geneva

    • C.

      In Bern

    • D.

      In Gachlingen

    Correct Answer
    D. In Gachlingen
    Explanation
    The oldest known farming settlements in Switzerland can be found in Gachlingen.

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  • 8. 

    What is the population of Switzerland?

    • A.

      8 million people

    • B.

      10 million people

    • C.

      6 million people

    • D.

      4 million people

    Correct Answer
    A. 8 million people
    Explanation
    Switzerland has a population of 8 million people. This indicates that there are 8 million individuals residing in Switzerland.

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  • 9. 

    How is the 26th Swiss Canton called?

    • A.

      Jura

    • B.

      Ticino

    • C.

      Bern

    • D.

      Zug

    Correct Answer
    A. Jura
    Explanation
    The 26th Swiss Canton is called Jura.

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  • 10. 

    When was the Helvetic republic born?

    • A.

      1798

    • B.

      1789

    • C.

      1880

    • D.

      1800

    Correct Answer
    A. 1798
    Explanation
    The Helvetic republic was born in 1798. This was the result of the French invasion of Switzerland during the French Revolutionary Wars. The republic was established as a centralized state, replacing the previous confederation of Swiss cantons. The French influence led to significant political and social reforms in Switzerland, including the introduction of a new constitution and the abolition of feudalism. The Helvetic republic lasted until 1803 when it was replaced by the Act of Mediation, which restored some autonomy to the Swiss cantons.

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