A Capital Idea by SpencerJ2

Champion(s):

JordanG
I have always enjoyed eating cheese


Runner(s)-Up:

FryedBetaKappa
Don't read this.


Quiz Description

I give you a question about a world capital city (or a former one), you tell me the capital city.

Full Results:

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1 JordanG 519 99 15
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2 FryedBetaKappa 443 98 15
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3 HancockA 417 96 15
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4 ThomasR 403 94 15
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6 gregariouschinchilla 402 92 15
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7 RichmondJ 400 91 15
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9 Matto 389 88 15
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10 DugglebyB 365 87 15
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11 WhitlockS 364 86 15
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Questions:

What is the northernmost capital city?

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Reykjavik, Iceland

What capital city was once known as Salisbury?

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Harare, Zimbabwe

What is the highest capital city? (and no, the answer is not Amsterdam, you smart alecks)

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La Paz/Sucre, Bolivia

What two capital cities share the distinction of being the only two national capitals situated on riverbanks across from each other?

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Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

What capital city derives its name from the Arabic word for "The Victorious" or "The Vanquisher"?

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Cairo, Egypt

Name at least one city that served as the de facto capital of the United States before Washington, DC

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Annapolis, Baltimore, Lancaster, New York, Philadelphia, Princeton, Trenton, and York

What African capital is often referred to as "Tana"?

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Antananarivo, Madagascar

What city in Shaanxi Province was once the capital of ancient China?

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Xi'an/Chang'an

Name one capital city whose name is the same as its country (_____ City is acceptable)

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Mexico City, Mexico; Singapore, Singapore; Djibouti, Djibouti; Guatemala City, Guatemala; Panama City, Panama; Andorra La Vella, Andorra; Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Kuwait City, Kuwait

What capital city is also known as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon?

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Bangkok, Thailand

Until 1997, what city was the capital of Kazakhstan?

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Almaty

What capital city is also the most densely populated city in the world?

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Manila, Philippines