WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT SWITZERLAND?


How much do you know about Switzerland? What do you know about its people? We give you 10 questions, each divided into 3 parts. And we give you 6 answers. Make your choice and write down your answers. For every correct answer you get 1 point. If you answer correctly on all 3 parts of the same question you get 1 extrapoint, that is 4 points on that question.

All set? Good luck!



Question  1: Which is the biggest city in

A: Graubünden           1: Chur
B: Ticino           2: Freiburg
C: Valais           3: Lugano
            4: Martigny
            5: Pratteln
            6: Solothurn



Question  2: What are the Christian names of the following ski-racers?

A: Zurbriggen           1: Bernhard
B: Russi           2: Henry
C: Accola           3: Paul
            4: Bruno
            5: Pirmin
            6: Franz



Question  3: On which river are the following cities situated?

A: Berne           1: Saane
B: Basel           2: Rhine
C: Zurich           3: Thur
            4: Limmat
            5: Aare
            6: Emme



Question 4: Which of the following events matches the years?

A: 1315           1: Switzerland becomes a federal state
B: 1525           2: The battle at Morgarten against the Hapsburgs
C: 1864           3: Napoleon occupates Switzerland
            4: The Swiss Confederation is born
            5: The Red Cross is founded
            6: Reformation by Zwingli in Zurich



Question 5: Which three cantons founded the Swiss Confederation on the Rütli mountain?

  1: Aargau
  2: Graubünden
  3: Schwyz
  4: Unterwalden
  5: Uri
  6: Valais



Question 6: Which three alternatives do you connect with Wilhelm Tell?

            1: Apple
            2: Heiden
            3: Haller
            4: Gessler
            5: Melon
            6: Küssnacht



Question 7: Find the right author to each book.

A: Heidi           1: Max Frisch
B: A Village Romeo and Juliet           2: Johanna Spyri
C: The Judge and His Hangman           3: Gottfried Keller
            4: Jeremias Gotthelf
            5: Hugo Loetscher
            6: Friedrich Dürrenmatt



Question 8: Which three of these cheeses are from Switzerland?

            1: Appenzeller
            2: Edamer
            3: Emmentaler
            4: Le Gruyère
            5: Langres
            6: Parmesan



Question 9: Combine the following terms with the right place.

A: The Lauberhorn race           1: Montreux
B: The Einstein-House           2: Verbier
C: The Golden Rose           3: Basel
            4: Wengen
            5: Davos
            6: Berne



Question 10: Swiss chocolate. But which company distributes the following brands?

A: Milka           1: Bedello
B: Frigor           2: Brändli
C: Goldina           3: Alprose
            4: Auer
            5: Cailler
            6: Suchard



Bernhard Kauntz, 2004


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