50 Capital Cities Quiz Questions and Answers

Are you a seasoned traveller, or well versed in the geographies of the world’s most famous cities?

From London to Lima, these 50 capital cities quiz questions and answers will challenge your knowledge of the cities you love visiting and the ones you’d love to visit someday. But beware, it’s not as easy as it looks.

As this quiz crosses all continents, the more obscure country capitals reveal themselves. Even Europe has a few hidden gems you might not have heard of. And it wouldn’t be a capital cities quiz without a few trick questions… looking at you Australia, Turkey and Brazil!

When you’ve aced this quiz, make sure you check out our geography trivia. Plus we’ve got a mega general knowledge quiz if you’re after an all-round challenge!

For now though, let’s see how well you do with this capitals of the world quiz.

Bon voyage, Traveller!

Capital Cities Quiz Questions and Answers

Questions

  1. What is the capital of Spain?
  2. What is the capital of India?
  3. What is the capital of Germany?
  4. In what year will the capital of Indonesia change from Jakarta to Nusantara?
  5. What is the capital of Mexico?
  6. What is the capital of Australia?
  7. How many capital cities does South Africa have?
  8. What is the capital of Turkey?
  9. What is the capital of France?
  10. What is the capital of Nigeria?
  11. What is the most southerly capital city in the world?
  12. What is the capital of China?
  13. What is the capital of Afghanistan?
  14. York was the capital of Roman Britain. True or false?
  15. What is the capital of Ukraine?
  16. What is the capital of Argentina?
  17. On which continent would you find the capitals Algiers, Dijibouti and Aacra?
  18. What is the capital of Canada?
  19. What is the capital of the Republic of Ireland?
  20. Which river flows through 4 major European capital cities?
  21. What is the capital city of the Netherlands?
  22. What is the capital of Kenya?
  23. What is the capital of Japan?
  24. Miami is the state capital of Florida. True or false?
  25. What is the capital of Italy?
  26. What is the capital of Somalia?
  27. What is the capital of Hungary?
  28. What was the capital of Brazil from 1565 until 1960?
  29. What is the capital of Slovakia?
  30. What is the most northerly capital city in the world?
  31. What is the capital of Mongolia?
  32. Which capital city has the biggest population in the world?
  33. What is the capital of North Korea?
  34. Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. True or false?
  35. What is the capital of Austria?
  36. What is the capital of South Korea?
  37. Which capital city holds the world record for the longest name of a place?
  38. What is the capital of Norway?
  39. What is the capital of Belgium?
  40. Which capital city is closest to the Equator?
  41. What is the capital of Egypt?
  42. On which continent would you find the capitals Chisinau, Ljubljana and Skopje?
  43. What is the capital of Kosovo?
  44. What is the capital of Vietnam?
  45. In what year did Washington D.C. become the capital of the USA?
  46. What are the 4 capitals of the United Kingdom?
  47. What is the capital of Jamaica?
  48. Damascus is the oldest capital city in the world. True of false?
  49. Which city is known as the “capital of Europe”?
  50. What is the capital of Greece?

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Answers

  1. Madrid
  2. New Delhi
  3. Berlin
  4. 2024
  5. Mexico City
  6. Canberra
  7. 3; Cape Town, Pretoria & Bloemfontein
  8. Ankara
  9. Paris
  10. Abuja
  11. Wellington, New Zealand
  12. Beijing
  13. Kabul
  14. True
  15. Kyiv
  16. Buenos Aires
  17. Africa
  18. Ottawa
  19. Dublin
  20. The River Danube (it flows through the capitals of Austria, Slovakia, Hungary & Serbia)
  21. Amsterdam
  22. Nairobi
  23. Tokyo
  24. False (it’s Tallahassee)
  25. Rome
  26. Mogadishu
  27. Budapest
  28. Rio de Janeiro
  29. Bratislava
  30. Reykjavik, Iceland
  31. Ulaan-Baatar
  32. Tokyo, Japan (over 37 million people)
  33. Pyongyang
  34. True
  35. Vienna
  36. Seoul
  37. Bangkok (Google it!)
  38. Oslo
  39. Brussels
  40. Quito, Ecuador
  41. Cairo
  42. Europe
  43. Pristina
  44. Hanoi
  45. 1790
  46. London, Edinburgh, Cardiff & Belfast
  47. Kingston
  48. True
  49. Brussels
  50. Athens

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