10 most difficult capitals riddles A list of ten (out of 102) capitals related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Capitals quiz What is the capital city of Nigeria?Abuja is the capital of Nigeria, but not its largest city (it is Lagos). According to the United Nations, Abuja grew at the rate of 139.7% between 2000 and 2010, making it the fastest growing city in the world. Photo: Zuma Rock, just outside the city.very hard 28% KinshasaKinshasa28%AbidjanAbidjan9%AbujaAbuja28%LagosLagos33%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 395 answers in 9 languages »Western Africa riddles » Which capital is that?Washington. In this satellite photo of North America, north is at the bottom side.very hard 29% StockholmStockholm20%JakartaJakarta13%AmsterdamAmsterdam36%WashingtonWashington29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5999 answers in 2 languages »map riddles » Which European country capital was named Kristiania?Oslo. In 1624, during the reign of King Christian IV the city was destroyed by a fire. It was rebuilt and renamed Christiania in the king's honor. Following a spelling reform, it was known as Kristiania from 1877 to 1925, when its original name was restored.very hard 31% CopenhagenCopenhagen40%StockholmStockholm16%OsloOslo31%HelsinkiHelsinki11%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11478 answers in 2 languages »cities of Scandinavia riddles » Why does the church of Carmo Convent in Lisbon lack its roof?It was destroyed by earthquake. The convent was ruined in the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake, which destroyed the city, killed possibly 100.000 of its inhabitants and disrupted the colonial ambitions of Portugal. The church was left unrestored to remind the tragedy.very hard 33% it was never finishedit was never finished23%it was destroyed by earthquakeit was destroyed by earthquake33%it was destroyed by Moorsit was destroyed by Moors8%it symbols open way to Heavensit symbols open way to Heavens34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 11508 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » What is the population of Lima?Over 7 million. Lima is one of the largest and the oldest colonial city in the Americas. It was founded by Spanish conquistador Francisco Pizarro on January 18, 1535. The National University of San Marcos, founded on May 12, 1551, is the oldest continuously functioning university in the Americas.very hard 34% approx. 350 000approx. 350 00010%approx. 800 000approx. 800 00020%approx. 2 millionapprox. 2 million34%over 7 millionover 7 million34%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 7749 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » Not including Andorra, which European capital is located at the highest altitude?Madrid. Due to its altitude of 667 m (2,188 ft) above sea level, The Madrid region features a Mediterranean climate with cool winters, including sporadic snowfalls and minimum temperatures often below freezing.very hard 35% ViennaVienna10%MadridMadrid35%BernBern33%SarajevoSarajevo21%Created by: SpikeMe. Statistics based on 11079 answers in 2 languages »geography of Europe riddles » Where is the capital of Malaysia?At point 1. Kuala Lumpur is a relatively new city: it has its origins in the 1850s, when the Malay Chief of Klang, Raja Abdullah, hired some Chinese laborers to open new and larger tin mines for tin prospectors.very hard 35% at point 1at point 135%at point 2at point 218%at point 3at point 335%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10185 answers in 2 languages »Southeast Asia riddles » Where is Beijing?At point 1. Beijing is located in northern China. Its name, which means "Northern Capital", was applied to the city in 1403 during the Ming Dynasty to distinguish the city from Nanjing (the "Southern Capital").very hard 35% at point 1at point 135%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 326%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10280 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » Which capital is that?London. This satellite photo is rotated so the North is at the bottom.very hard 36% IstanbulIstanbul19%CopenhagenCopenhagen27%LondonLondon36%AthensAthens15%Created by: Luca Biaggi. Statistics based on 14341 answers in 2 languages »cities of Europe riddles » Which European capital's name literally means "black pool"?Dublin. The Dubhlinn ("black pool") was a small lake used to moor ships and was connected to the River Liffey. This lake was covered during the early 18th century as the city grew.very hard 38% AmsterdamAmsterdam21%DublinDublin38%MadridMadrid5%OsloOslo34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10735 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » Play capitals quiz and see all the questions.