10 most difficult cities riddles A list of ten (out of 104) cities related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly Cities quiz 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 26% LondonLondon26%QuebecQuebec22%SapporoSapporo19%VancouverVancouver30%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4306 answers in 2 languages »geography riddles » 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 27% at point 1at point 127%at point 2at point 234%at point 3at point 327%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5917 answers in 2 languages »Vietnam 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 27% KinshasaKinshasa32%AbidjanAbidjan9%AbujaAbuja27%LagosLagos29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 185 answers in 9 languages »Western Africa 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%BombayBombay25%MadrasMadras15%HyderabadHyderabad28%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4704 answers in 2 languages »city names 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 11171 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 11068 answers in 2 languages »history of Portugal 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 33% at point 1at point 133%at point 2at point 227%at point 3at point 327%at point 4at point 411%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9165 answers in 2 languages »geography of China riddles » What is the capital city of Zimbabwe?Harare. The city was founded in 1890 by the British as Salisbury. It was the seat of the Rhodesian government and, between 1953 and 1963, the capital of the Central African Federation. It retained the name Salisbury until 1982, when it was renamed Harare.very hard 36% HarareHarare36%MombasaMombasa28%MogadishuMogadishu17%LusakaLusaka17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 346 answers in 9 languages »Eastern Africa 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 37% AmsterdamAmsterdam21%DublinDublin37%MadridMadrid5%OsloOslo34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10104 answers in 2 languages »Ireland 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 8695 answers in 2 languages »satellite images riddles » Play cities quiz and see all the questions.