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The hardest Malta Quiz on the net!
10 Questions - starting easy and getting harder!
Oh and to make sure you don't cheat there is a time limit for the quiz.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's the Capital of Malta?

    • A.

      Valetta

    • B.

      Valletta

    • C.

      Valeta

    • D.

      Valleta

    Correct Answer
    B. Valletta
    Explanation
    Valletta is the correct answer because it is the capital of Malta. Valletta is a historic city located on the eastern coast of the island and is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and cultural significance. It was founded in the 16th century and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Valletta is also the administrative and commercial hub of Malta, making it the rightful capital of the country.

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  • 2. 

    The current currency used in Malta is the Euro. But before the 1st of January 2008 it wasn't. What was it?

    • A.

      Maltese Lira

    • B.

      Maltese Pound

    • C.

      Maltese Doller

    • D.

      Maltese Ruble

    Correct Answer
    A. Maltese Lira
    Explanation
    Before the 1st of January 2008, the currency used in Malta was the Maltese Lira.

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  • 3. 

    What was the old Capital of Malta?

    • A.

      Mdina

    • B.

      Rabat

    • C.

      Dingli

    • D.

      Floriana

    Correct Answer
    A. Mdina
    Explanation
    Mdina is the correct answer because it was the old capital of Malta. Mdina is a fortified city located in the central part of the island and has a rich history dating back to ancient times. It was the capital of Malta until the medieval period when the capital was moved to Valletta. Mdina is known for its narrow streets, ancient buildings, and impressive architecture, making it a popular tourist destination.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these films was not filmed in Malta?

    • A.

      The Mummy

    • B.

      Popeye

    • C.

      Troy

    • D.

      Gladiator

    Correct Answer
    A. The Mummy
    Explanation
    The Mummy was not filmed in Malta.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is a fishing village in Malta?

    • A.

      Marsaxlokk

    • B.

      Rabat

    • C.

      Ta'Quali

    • D.

      Birkirkara

    Correct Answer
    A. Marsaxlokk
    Explanation
    Marsaxlokk is a fishing village in Malta. It is known for its colorful traditional fishing boats called luzzus and its bustling fish market. The village is located on the southeastern coast of Malta and has a long history of fishing and maritime traditions. Marsaxlokk is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors with its picturesque harbor, fresh seafood restaurants, and vibrant Sunday market.

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  • 6. 

    What is the approximate population of Malta?

    • A.

      100,000

    • B.

      200,000

    • C.

      300,000

    • D.

      400,000

    Correct Answer
    D. 400,000
    Explanation
    The approximate population of Malta is 400,000.

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  • 7. 

    The famous church in Mdina, St Paul's co-Cathedral, has 2 clock faces with different times on. Why is this?

    • A.

      One broke and no one wants to repair it

    • B.

      It's been like that since WW2 and it's been left in respect

    • C.

      It's there to confuse the Devil

    • D.

      It shows different time zones

    Correct Answer
    C. It's there to confuse the Devil
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that the presence of two clock faces with different times is believed to confuse the Devil. This is a superstition or folklore associated with the church, suggesting that by having conflicting times, evil spirits or the Devil himself would be disoriented and unable to cause harm. This belief adds to the mystique and religious significance of St Paul's co-Cathedral in Mdina.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is not a Maltese Island?

    • A.

      Fifla

    • B.

      Comino

    • C.

      Cominotto

    • D.

      Marsascala

    • E.

      Hope you enjoyed the quiz!

    Correct Answer
    D. Marsascala
    Explanation
    Marsascala is not a Maltese Island. It is a town located in the southeastern part of Malta. The other options, Fifla, Comino, and Cominotto, are all islands that are part of the Maltese archipelago.

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