History Of CAPE Town! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Capetown is an ancient city in South Africa, generally known as the legislative capital of the country and the capital of the western province. The founding of this modern city dates back to the 17th century though earliest remnants found in the city were believed to have originated 20,000 years ago. How much do you know about the history of the amazing city?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did Britain capture the city? 
    • A. 

      1795 

    • B. 

      1593 

    • C. 

      1739

    • D. 

      1383 

  • 2. 
    When did Britain the control of Cape Town to the Dutch? 
    • A. 

      1817

    • B. 

      1895 

    • C. 

      1904 

    • D. 

      1893 

  • 3. 
    When was Cape Town finally ceded to Britain following the Battle of Blaauwberg? 
    • A. 

      1872 

    • B. 

      1814 

    • C. 

      1918

    • D. 

      1699

  • 4. 
    When did Cape Town attain it's own parliament?
    • A. 

      1854

    • B. 

      1871

    • C. 

      1792 

    • D. 

      1899

  • 5. 
    When was diamond discovered in Cape Town? 
    • A. 

      1808

    • B. 

      1854 

    • C. 

      1791 

    • D. 

      1867

  • 6. 
    When did Simon Van Der Stel become the governor of Cape Town? 
    • A. 

      1697 

    • B. 

      1829

    • C. 

      1491 

    • D. 

      1729

  • 7. 
    When did the first non-Dutch immigrants to the Cape Town arrive?
    • A. 

      1918

    • B. 

      1723

    • C. 

      1688

    • D. 

      1823

  • 8. 
    Which of these groups started wine production in Cape Town?
    • A. 

      Huguenots

    • B. 

      The Afrikaans 

    • C. 

      The Dutch 

    • D. 

      The Zulu 

  • 9. 
    Which of these is the colloquial name of the city?
    • A. 

      The mother city

    • B. 

      The golden city 

    • C. 

      The city of love

    • D. 

      The great city 

  • 10. 
    When was the city named the World Design Capital?
    • A. 

      2013

    • B. 

      2014

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      2002 

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