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Swiss Place Name Quiz

There is one game that I've always loved playing: the Swiss Place Name Quiz. In this quiz you'll get 40 or so triples of place names and you have to pick the place that actually exists in Switzerland. Obviously, you can solve this quiz with good geographical knowledge of Switzerland but even then you might get confused because the triples are always a group of similar words (in sound or meaning). 

An (easy) example:
a) Zug
b) Bahn
c) Tram

 Of course "Zug" is the correct answer. If you have some knowledge of German you'll notice that the other two solutions Bahn (= train) and Tram (= tramway) have a similar meaning to Zug (= train) and for the geographically challenged it might be hard to pick the right one.

The question is, how well do YOU know Switzerland? Try solving the Swiss Place Name Quiz and find out!

1)
a) Bärentrangen                                                
b)Affeltrangen
c) Büffeltrangen

2)
a) Beiwil
b) Auswil
c) Vonwil

3)
a) Blauen
b) Roten
c) Schwarzen

4)
a) Schrift
b) Buch
c) Druck

5)
a) Ort
b) Dorf
c) Weiler

6)
a) Dunkelhuhn
b) Finsterhennen
c) Schwarzhahn

7)
a) Andern
b) Gruben
c) Gräbt

8)
a) Taubwil
b) Stummheim
c) Hörhausen

9)
a) Weinen
b) Lachen
c) Singen

10)
a) Liebenhausen
b) Lustdorf
c) Leidenswil

11)
a) Prost
b) Prosito
c) Santé

12)
a) Witz
b) Scherz
c) Jux

13)
a) Kalender
b) Termine
c) Daten

14)
a) Keine
b) Wenige
c) Alle

15)
a) Allenlüften
b) Allenwinden
c) Allenböen

16)
a) Grossenbach
b) Breitenbach
c) Langenbach

17)
a) Kubas
b) Fidel
c) Castro

18)
a) Einigen
b) Wenigen
c) Vielen

19)
a) Vreni
b) Rosi
c) Gabi

20)
a) Stoppen
b) Stehen
c) Halten
21)
a) Schiffhäusern
b) Holzhäusern
c) Steinhäusern

22)
a) Seeschlacht
b) Landschlacht
c) Feldschlacht

23)
a) Zählen
b) Wägen
c) Messen

24) 
a) Schau
b) Spiel
c) Rolle

25)
a) Rind
b) Steak
c) Tartar

26)
a) Weite
b) Breite
c) Länge

27)
a) Am Bach
b) Am Fluss
c) Am See

28)
a) Liegen
b) Betten
c) Schlafen

29)
a) Kindwil
b) Bubikon
c) Knabenhausen

30)
a) Dicken
b) Engen
c) Breiten

31) 
a) Lende
b) Filet
c) Schnitzel

32)
a) Herrenheim
b) Gottshaus
c) Allmachten

33)
a) Moslem
b) Christen
c) Heiden

34)
a) Trompete
b) Horn
c) Tuba

35)
a) Lohn
b) Salär
c) Gehalt

36)
a) Park
b) Platz
c) Feld

37)
a) Russin
b) Polin
c) Finnin

38)
a) Bistro
b) Taverne
c) Beiz

39)
a) Walzen
b) Pressen
c) Zwingen

40)
a) Zug
b) Tram
c) Bahn


You can find the solution here: Swiss Place Name Quiz Solution





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