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Name the spectacular Baroque palace in Berlin that was built around the end of the 17th century.

Schönhausen Palace

Charlottenburg Palace

Palace auf der Pfaueninsel

Bellevue Palace

Charlottenburg Palace
Charlottenburg Palace is in the municipality of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. In the baroque and rococo periods, it boasts sumptuous interior design. A magnificent formal garden surrounded by woodland was built behind the palace, replete with a belvedere, a mausoleum, a theater, and a pavilion. The palace was mostly devastated during WWII, although it has since been reconstructed.

What is the name of Tokyo’s oldest and most important temple, which was once linked with the Tendai sect of Buddhism?

Meiji Shrine

Nezu Shrine

Sensoji Temple

Yasukuni Shrine

Sensoji Temple
In Tokyo’s Asakusa area, Sensoji is a historic Buddhist temple. With approximately 30 million visits each year, the temple dedicated to Kannon Bosatsu, the Bodhisattva of Mercy, is the world’s most visited spiritual attraction.

Name the renowned Paris coffee establishment on the junction of Boulevard Saint-Germain and Rue Saint-Benoît, which has attracted a star clientele over the years.

Café de la Rotonde

Starbucks

Figarro

Café de Flore

Café de Flore
The Café de Flore is one of Paris’s oldest coffee shops, with a renowned clientele that includes important authors and philosophers such as Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir. The coffee shop remains a famous hangout spot for celebrities, and its popularity attracts a great number of tourists.

The Imperial Palace, the Emperor of Japan’s principal home, is located in which Tokyo district?

Chioyda

Ikebukuro

Akihabara

Harajuku

Chioyda
In Tokyo’s Chiyoda neighborhood, the Tokyo Imperial Palace is a large park-like area. The main palace, various royal family houses, an archive, and museums are among the structures. During the Japanese property bubble of the 1980s, some speculated that the grounds were worth more than the whole state of California.

The renowned Big Ben is well-known, but the tower in which it is housed is less well-known. What is the name of the tower where the massive clock is housed?

Liverpool Tower

Elizabeth Tower

London Tower

Clock Tower

Elizabeth Tower
The Elizabeth Tower, formerly known as the Clock Tower, was renamed in 2012 to mark Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee as Queen of the United Kingdom. Augustus Pugin designed the tower in 1859.

Name the renowned Parisian delicacy that consists of a puff pastry circle surrounded by a ring of pâte à choux.

Chouqettes

Religieuse

St. Honoré

Paris Cake

St. Honoré
The St. Honoré, named after Saint Honore, Bishop of Amiens, is a typical Parisian dessert. The Chiboust bakery created it in 1847.

The original Chanel shop is located on which of the following Paris streets?

Rue Oberkampf

Rue de Rivoli

Rue Montorgueil

Rue Cambon

Rue Cambon
In 1918, the famed designer Coco Chanel took advantage of her hat-making success and purchased the entire property on Rue Cambon. Following the French Revolution, the property was built with a classicist facade that had crisp lines and symmetric construction.

Which renowned impressionist museum houses Claude Monet’s masterpiece “Water Lilies”?

The Musée de l’Orangerie

Musée d’Orsay

Rodin Museum

Louvre Museum

The Musée de l’Orangerie
Claude Monet’s massive Water Lillies murals are permanently housed in the Musée de l’Orangerie, an impressionist museum. Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, and Amadeo Modigliani all have works at the museum.

The Berlin flag, designed by Ottfried Neubecker, was formed in 1954 and is distinct from the German flag. What are the colors of the Berlin flag?

Green, red and black

Red, white and violet

Red, white and black

Red, gold and black

Red, white and black
The flag of Berlin is made up of three colors: red, white, and black. The civic flag has a bear, whilst the state flag features the coat of arms of Berlin.

Which London street is known for its Saturday market of second-hand clothing, pastries, and antiques?

Portobello Road

Oxford Street

Queen Street

Canary Street

Portobello Road
Portobello Road, in the Notting Hill neighborhood, is famous for its Saturday market of used clothing and antiques. Since 1996, the world-famous Portobello Film Festival has been hosted there.

What London park was established as a deer park by Charles I in the 17th century and now houses the Royal Ballet School?

Battersea Park

Richmond Park

Hampstead Heath

Brockwell Park

Richmond Park
In the 17th century, Charles I constructed Richmond Park as a deer park in the London Borough of Richmond. The largest of London’s Royal Parks, it is vital for national and international animal preservation. The Royal Ballet School and the home of British Prime Minister Lord John Russell and his grandson Bertrand Rusell are now located in the park.

What is the highest skyscraper in Germany and Europe, standing at 1207 feet, and located in the center of Berlin?

Berlin Television Tower

Hochhaus Treptower

Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz

Alexander Tower

Park Inn Berlin Alexanderplatz
The German Democratic Republic government constructed the Berlin Television Tower between 1965 and 1969. (East Germany). It was a symbol of Communist control as well as the city. It is now a landmark visible from all throughout Berlin, as well as various neighboring districts. With a height of 368 meters, it is Germany’s highest structure.

What iconic bridge is the Monument to the Great Fire of London located next to?

London Bridge

Tower Bridge

Millennium Bridge

Southwark Bridge

London Bridge
Near the northern end of London Bridge in England lies the Monument to the Great Fire of London. It was erected between 1671 and 1677 at the confluence of Monument Street and Fish Street Hill.

What London square is famous for its nationally renowned theaters, which are frequently used for movie premieres?

Parliament Square

Oxford Square

Leicester Square

Princess Square

Leicester Square
Leicester Square was named after Robert Sidney, the second Earl of Leicester, and was erected in 1670. Although the plaza was once recognized as an aristocratic neighborhood, it became less so in the nineteenth century as a number of cinemas and theaters were established. The area is currently recognized for its well-known cinemas, including the Odeon and the Empire.

The legendary Berlin Wall physically and ideologically divided Germany’s capital until it was pulled down when the Soviet Empire crumbled. When did it get built?

1961

1966

1945

1971

1961
The German Democratic Republic constructed the Berlin Wall in 1961, effectively dividing the city between East and West. Guard towers stood along large concrete walls, and a broad area was covered with anti-vehicle trenches, nail beds, and other defenses.

What is the height of the renowned Eiffel Tower, which was built between 1887 and 1889 to serve as the entry to the 1889 World’s Fair?

2,500 feet

1,063 feet

923 feet

875 feet

1,063 feet
The Eiffel Tower is the highest building in Paris, standing at 1,063 feet, nearly the same height as a 90-story skyscraper. During construction, it surpassed the Washington Monument to become the world’s tallest man-made structure, a title it held for 41 years until the Chrysler Building in New York City was finished in 1930.

The Glienicke Bridge connects the Wannsee area of Berlin with Potsdam, the city of Bradenburg. During the Cold War, what was its nickname?

The Bridge to Tabahata

Bridge of Passing

Bridge of Spies

The Freedom Bridge

Bridge of Spies
Because the Glienicke Bridge served as a border between West Berlin and East Germany during the Cold War, it was frequently used to exchange captured spies, garnering it the nickname “Bridge of Spies.”

What London museum has Egypt’s famed Rosetta Stone and Greece’s Elgin Marbles?

Natural History Museum

Museum of London

Victoria and Albert Museum

British Museum

British Museum
The British Museum, which opened in 1753 on Great Russell Street, was the world’s first public museum. It now houses approximately eight million works of art, including the Egyptian Rosetta Stone and the Greek Elgin Marbles.

In 2015, what was the name of the special Tokyo district that was the first in Japan to issue same-sex relationship certificates?

Shibuya

Kyoto

Oda

Koto

Shibuya
Shibuya, home to two of the world’s busiest train stations, Shinjuku and Shibuya, is a significant commercial and financial centre. The region is well-known as a renowned nightlife destination as well as a fashion hotspot in Japan.

When did Sir Christopher Wren design the famed St. Paul’s Cathedral’s present structure?

13th century

12th century

17th century

20th century

17th century
In the late 17th century, Sir Christopher Wren designed the existing construction of St Paul’s Cathedral in the English Baroque style. During Wren’s lifetime, it was constructed as part of a large restoration effort in the City following the Great Fire of London.

The Prussian Kings ordered the Museum Island to be erected between 1830 and 1930. What is the number of museums there?

7

5

10

1

5
Museum Island is a complex on the northern extremity of Berlin’s Spree Islands that is one of the city’s most popular attractions and one of Europe’s most important museum sites. The Alte, Neues, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode, and Pergamonmuseum are the five museums that make up the collection.

The name Berlin comes from the original inhabitants of the region’s West Slavic language. What does Berlin mean?

“River”

“Mountain”

“Lake”

“Swamp”

“Swamp”
While Germanic tribes dominated the Frankish Realm, Slavic tribes dominated the lands east of the border rivers. As a result, the majority of cities and villages in northeastern Germany have Slavic language names. For example, the name Berlin might be derived from the old Polabian root “berl-birl,” which means “swamp.”

When was the Berlin world clock, also known as the Urania clock, built, and when was it declared a historically and culturally significant monument in 2015?

1970

1921

1969

1980

1969
On Berlin’s Alexanderplatz, the World Clock is a massive turret-style clock. It has risen in prominence as a tourist attraction and meeting point since its erection in 1969. In July 2015, the German government recognized the clock as a historically significant monument.

What river goes through the heart of Berlin’s ancient center city and is a tributary of the Havel?

Rhine

Dahme

Panke

Spree

Spree
The Spree is a major river that runs through Berlin, Brandenburg, and Lusatia, as well as the Sorb settlement zone. It is the longest in Berlin, with a length of almost 250 miles.

Tokyo became Japan’s capital in 1869. What does the English term “Tokyo” mean?

Kyoto

Wonderful Diamonds

Eastern Capital

Talking Yonder

Eastern Capital
Emperor Meiji moved to Edo in 1869, and the city was renamed Tokyo after him (meaning “Eastern Capital”). Tokyo was already the country’s political and cultural center, and the emperor’s palace elevated it to de-facto imperial capital status.

The Berlin Wall memorial commemorates Berlin’s partition and the resulting suffering. What year was the memorial commissioned?

1976

1998

1992

2018

1998
The Federal Republic of Germany and the Federal State of Berlin commissioned the Berlin Wall in 1998. A Chapel of Reconciliation, a Berlin Wall Documentation Centre, a 60-meter-long section of the former border, a window recollection, and a tourist center are among the attractions.

Name the world’s largest wholesale fish and seafood market, which was destroyed in the great earthquake of 1923 and relocated in 2018.

The Nishiki Market

Masinag Market

The Tsukiji Market

Takayama Morning Market

The Tsukiji Market
The Tsukiji Market was built in 1935 to replace one that was destroyed by the Great Kanto earthquake in 1923. The market was in the Tsukiji region of downtown Tokyo, between the Sumida River and the upscale Ginza shopping district.

Which of the following rivers flows into Paris around Stade Charlety, except the Seine?

Loire

Rhone

Rhine

Bievre

Bievre
The Bievre is a 36.4-kilometer-long river that enters the Seine in Paris. Its name is sometimes traced to the old French word “bievre,” which means “beaver,” however there is no evidence that beavers ever lived in the area.

What Tokyo neighborhood has a name that means “six trees” and is recognized for its dynamic nightlife and development area?

Roppongi

Giniza

Akatsuki

Harajuku

Roppongi
The term “Roppongi,” which appears to have originated about 1660, means “six trees” since the area was once defined by six large and ancient zelkova trees. They were unfortunately destroyed during World War II.

What is the humorous nickname for the 2015 skyscraper at 20 Fenchurch Street?

“The Long Shot”

“The Walkie-Talkie”

“The Big Shorts”

“Mini Me”

“The Walkie-Talkie”
The 20 Fenchurch Street skyscraper, built by Rafel Violy and costing over $200 million, has earned the moniker “The Walkie-Talkie” due to its distinctive construction. The tower’s original height was over 656 feet, but it was reduced owing to concerns about its aesthetic impact on nearby St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London.

What was the name of the Roman city that would eventually become Paris?

Pistoria

Lousonna

Lutetia

Tarraco

Lutetia
Lutetia was the forerunner of modern-day Paris and the home of the Gallix tribe the Parisii. Neolithic dwelling has been identified around the present site.

Name the mid-seventeenth-century Shinto temple that is considered one of Japan’s most historically significant shrines.

The Hanazono Shrine

Kenda Shrine

Hill Shrine

Nezu Shrine

The Hanazono Shrine
The Hanazono Shrine is a small, unassuming structure in the heart of Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighborhood. This Inari shrine, built by the Hanazono family during the Edo era and dedicated to the androgynous deity of fertility and success, is a favorite place for entrepreneurs to pray for prosperous businesses.

The colossal Paris monument known as the July Column is located in which historic square?

Place de la Bastille

Place de la Concorde

Sacre-Coeur

Notre-Dame de Paris

Place de la Bastille
The July Column, which stands in the middle of the Place de la Bastille, commemorates the “three great days” of July 27-29, 1830, when France’s King Charles X died and the Louis-Philippe Monarchy was established.

What is the name of the oldest Parisian street in the Latin Quarter?

Rue Saint-Sven

Rue Mouffetard

Rue Saint Jacques

Rue de l’Abreuvoir.

Rue Saint Jacques
The oldest street in Paris is Rue Saint Jacques. From the Seine riverbank to the Boulevard Saint-Jacques, it travels beside the Sorbonne and the observatory, climbing and descending the hill.

According to legend, the kingdom will fall apart if ravens are not kept at the Tower of London at all times. How many ravens are there?

Two

Three

Seven

Six

Six
At the Tower of London, at least six ravens are kept at all times. The British kingdom would fall apart if they were not present, according to folklore. They are under the command of the Ravenmaster, a Yeoman Warder. The Yeoman Warders are responsible for ceremonial duties as well as giving tours of the Tower. Over 2.9 million people visited the Tower of London in 2019.

Tokyo was a little fishing hamlet before becoming Japan’s capital. What was it named before?

Akita

Fukuoka

Edo

Kyoto

Edo
Tokyo, originally known as Edo, became a major political center in 1603 when it became the capital of the Tokugawa shogunate. Edo had risen to become one of the world’s most populous cities, with over one million people by the mid-eighteenth century.

The Anti-Fascist Protection Rampart was the name given to the Berlin Wall by the GDR government. When was it demolished?

1986

1995

1989

1900

1989
A series of upheavals in neighboring Eastern Bloc nations, especially Poland and Hungary, triggered a chain reaction in East Germany in 1989. The Pan European Picnic, in particular, sparked a peaceful process in which the Iron Curtain was largely taken down, the leadership of the Eastern Bloc was put under strain, the Berlin Wall fell, and the Eastern Bloc finally split.

What is the name of Tokyo’s most affluent, fashionable, and rich neighborhood?

Shinjuku

Roppongi

Harajuku

Ginza

Ginza
Ginza is a well-known Tokyo luxury shopping neighborhood with a profusion of internationally renowned department stores, boutiques, restaurants, and coffee shops. Ginza used to be the core of Tokyo’s downtown region, along with Nihonbashi and Kanda.

Which side of the Seine was originally home to the intellectual community of Paris?

Left Bank

East Bank

South Bank

Right Bank

Left Bank
Following WWII, Paris’s Left Bank area became a hotbed for intellectuals, philosophers, authors, and filmmakers. The phrase “left bank” is still associated with bohemianism, counterculture, and innovation today.

In what year did the devastating Great Kanto earthquake strike Honshu’s main island?

1900

1946

1923

1976

1923
The Great Kanto earthquake struck the Kant Plain on the main Japanese island of Honshu on September 1, 1923. The earthquake lasted between four and 10 minutes, according to multiple sources. The earthquake had a magnitude of 7.9 and occurred deep beneath Izushima Island in Sagami Bay.

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