Quiz: Art And Culture Of Switzerland

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Quiz: Art And Culture Of Switzerland

Judging by the influence this country has from countries such as France, Germany, and perhaps Italy, it is clear that culturally speaking Switzerland has a lot to offer. It is mostly known for its landscape, but also to its cultural closeness with Germany. But is it true? Or does France also has a cultural presence there apart fro the language? Try our quiz and find out more about its art and culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an alphorn?
    • A. 

      It's a trumpet-like musical instrument made of wood

    • B. 

      It's a song

    • C. 

      It's a poem

    • D. 

      It's a local legend

  • 2. 
    Where is the alphorn mainly used?
    • A. 

      In Mountain regions

    • B. 

      In the cities

    • C. 

      Around lakes

    • D. 

      On the fields

  • 3. 
    What is the unspunnenfest?
    • A. 

      It's a festival held in the town of Interlaken

    • B. 

      It's a festival held in the town of Zurich

    • C. 

      It's a festival held all over the country

    • D. 

      It's a festival held in Aspen

  • 4. 
    What is the most common form of wood carving?
    • A. 

      Arched carving

    • B. 

      Flat carving

    • C. 

      Chip carving

    • D. 

      Clip carving

  • 5. 
    Where can the Romanesque style of the 12th Century be found?
    • A. 

      Only in Lausanne

    • B. 

      In the Mountains

    • C. 

      In the cathedrals of Basel, Sion, Chur, Geneva and Lausanne

    • D. 

      All over the country

  • 6. 
    Which cathedral is of the Gothic style?
    • A. 

      The Cathedral of Lausanne

    • B. 

      The Cathedral of Chur

    • C. 

      The Cathedral of Zug

    • D. 

      The Cathedral of Geneva

  • 7. 
    Who regarded as Switzerland's most impressive and original painter?
    • A. 

      Paul Glee

    • B. 

      Beaumont

    • C. 

      Paul Klee

    • D. 

      Voltaire

  • 8. 
    Where was the Dada movement born?
    • A. 

      In the Alps

    • B. 

      In turin

    • C. 

      In Geneva

    • D. 

      In the Cabaret Voltaire Zurich

  • 9. 
    Where was Jean Jacques Rousseau born?
    • A. 

      In Geneva

    • B. 

      In the Alps

    • C. 

      In Basel

    • D. 

      In Zinal

  • 10. 
    What is an example of Switzerland's world heritage site?
    • A. 

      The Lavaux Vinyards

    • B. 

      Big Ben

    • C. 

      The Chateaux de Versailles

    • D. 

      The Louvre