10 most difficult cities riddles A list of ten (out of 121) cities related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Cities quiz Where is the city known previously as Saigon?At point 1. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest city in Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochin-china and later of the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–75. very hard 26% at point 1at point 126%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 327%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6412 answers in 2 languages »Vietnam riddles » What is the second largest city in Austria, after Vienna?Graz. The four largest cities in Austria are Vienna (1.8 million), Graz (269,000), Linz (193,000) and Salzburg (146,000).very hard 26% LinzLinz14%GrazGraz26%InnsbruckInnsbruck30%SalzburgSalzburg28%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 479 answers in 9 languages »Austria riddles » Which of the following cities is the most northern?London. The climate of Western Europe is strongly conditioned by the Gulf Stream, which keeps mild air over the high latitude northwestern region over the winter months.very hard 27% LondonLondon27%QuebecQuebec22%SapporoSapporo19%VancouverVancouver30%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4742 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India and continues to date. Which of the following names is still the official one?Hyderabad. Bombay was renamed to Mumbai in 1995; Madras was renamed to Chennai in 1996; Calcutta changed name to Kolkata in 2001. Bhopal, Bangalore and Mysore are speculated to be renamed in the future.very hard 28% CalcuttaCalcutta30%BombayBombay24%MadrasMadras15%HyderabadHyderabad28%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5353 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » 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%AbidjanAbidjan8%AbujaAbuja28%LagosLagos34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 636 answers in 9 languages »Western Africa 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 11931 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 12118 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal riddles » What is the second largest city in South Korea, after Seoul?Busan. The four largest cities in South Korea are Seoul (9.8 million), Busan (3.4 million), Incheon (2.7 million) and Daegu (2.4 million).very hard 33% PyongyangPyongyang44%BusanBusan33%DaeguDaegu17%IncheonIncheon5%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 652 answers in 9 languages »Eastern Asia riddles » This is a satellite photo of a large Australian City. Which city is that?Canberra is the only major Australian city without sea access. With a population of 358,000, it is Australia's eighth-largest city overall.very hard 38% MelbourneMelbourne27%SydneySydney22%CanberraCanberra38%BrisbaneBrisbane12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 9797 answers in 2 languages »satellite images 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 38% at point 1at point 138%at point 2at point 226%at point 3at point 324%at point 4at point 410%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12824 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » Play cities quiz and see all the questions.