Euro Trivia Quiz #20 - Places?

Old Dec 31st, 2014, 08:45 AM
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Euro Trivia Quiz #20 - Places?

1- The 'Free' City of Christiana is in what major European capital city?

2- Where is Karl Marz buried?

3- This village and its ruined castle on the remote West Coast of England are associated with King Arthur and the Round Table (the myth of this)?

4- The Porcelyene Fles makes famous Delftware in what Dutch city?

5- This English city is the home of Wedgwood caramics which are on show and you can tour the workshops?

6- You can watch the daily Soupe des Chiens or feeding of the dogs at this Loire Valley chateau?

7- Amsterdam is on the XXXXX River where it meets its port?

8- Where is the Brocken?

9- Where in Venice would one go to buy Murano glass from its presumed source?

10- This Dutch city was where Phillips was founded and still a major presence there?

Whoever gets the most correct wins the prize!
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 08:46 AM
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2- should be of course Karl Marx!
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 09:14 AM
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2. Karl Marx is buried in London's Highgate Cemetery.
3. Cadbury
5. The Wedgewood factory is located in Stoke-on-Trent (been there)
9. The island of Murano
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 09:29 AM
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1.Oslo
6. Cheverny
8. Germany
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 10:05 AM
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3. Tintagel

4. Uh... Delft? (If so, consider posing the question in a way that doesn't give away the answer!)

8. Wernegerode, Germany
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 11:13 AM
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Amsterdam is on the Amstel, it's cruise port is on the Ij, which is not a river. It's main port is linked to theses by the Noordzeekanaal.

Eindhoven is home of Philips. PSV used to be the Philips Sort Vereniging, or Philips sports club.

You rather blew the Porceleyne Fles question. Where would you find Koninklijke Tigchelaar? That is a more interesting question.
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 12:44 PM
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Trophywife ties for lead with 3

hetismij has 2

no one has answered # 1 yet

yeh I slipped up putting Delftware in the answer!
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 12:50 PM
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#1 is in Copenhagen.
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#1. Copenhagen
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8 is in the Harz mountains. I grew up within eyeshot.
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Old Dec 31st, 2014, 09:55 PM
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"no one has answered # 1 yet"

Hey, I did !
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Old Jan 1st, 2015, 07:16 AM
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Sorry about that yes of course you answered but incorrectly so I should have said "no one has answered number 1 correctly - being pedantic?
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Not at all, PalenQ and you are allowed to say I am an ignorant.
Copenhagen?
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sorry, I missed that no-one had answered the one about the Brocken. remiss of me since we too the train up there in September.

and of course the Seat of King Arthur [or not?] is Tintagel.

but how many of you know how to pronounce it?
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"Tintagel" good query about pronunciation - let me try (and I've been there but don't remember!)

"Tin-tah-gul" ???
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Close, Pal.

Tin-TA-jel [as in jelly] with the stress on the 2nd syllable.
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10 is Eindhoven
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PS: Tintagel ("a" as in "hat"): there was a documentary series on castles on BBC TV recently, and the presenter/academic argued that Tintagel, though built when castles were the established means of exerting power and control, couldn't have been meant to be a fortress, but even then was built for its symbolic and legendary value.
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