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Switzerland (Swiss German:Schweizer):
Switzerland is a mountainous and landlocked country in western & central Europe. Internationally bordered by France, Italy, Germany and Austria, and was founded in 1291. Geographically whole Swiss region is divided among Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura.
Swiss History Quiz
What is the Birth Day(National Day) of Switzerland?
a) August 15 b) August 1 c) October 24 d) March 8
When the national flag of Switzerland officially adopted?
Answer : In 1889
What National unit of Swiss monetary measurement introduced in 1850?
Answer : Swiss Franc
What is the city capital of Switzerland an European country?
a) Zurich b) Geneva c) Bern d) Basel
What is the French name of the Swiss Confederation?
Answer : Confederation Suisse
What is the German name of the Swiss Confederation?
Answer : Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft
What is the National Flower of Switzerland?
Answer : Edelweiss(it is believed)
What is the historical year of adopting Swiss Psalm as the official Swiss National Anthem?
Answer : Swiss Psalm was officially used from April 1, 1981, but it was adopted in 1961
Which nation defeated Switzerland in 1798?
a) Germany b) France c) Italy d) Netherlands
What is the fact about first Swiss national anthem used until 1961?
Answer : First Swiss national anthem is German patriotic song Rufst du, mein Vaterland composed by Johan Rudolf Wyss
What is the Peace of Westphalia?
Answer : Peace of Westphalia is a several peace treaties that ended the European thirty years war(1618-1648)
How long the Restoration and Regeneration in Swiss historical facts lasted?
Answer : The Restoration period lasted from 1814 to 1830 and the Regeneration period is from 1830-1848
What was the last major war between the Old Swiss Confideracy and House of Habsburg?
Answer : Swabian war of 1499
Since when Switzerland being a part of armed neutral country?
Answer : From 1815
When did Switzerland become a country?
a) In 1280 b) In 1290 c) In 1291 d) In 1281
What is the year of Switzerland’s joining the League of Nations?
a) 1945 b) 1920 c) 1917 c) 1940
Where is the first settlment site found in Switzerland?
Answer : Gachlingen
Who became the second Roman emperor conquering Alps in 15 BC?
Answer : Tiberius
By which treaty modern Switzerland was divided between Middle Francia and East Francia?
Answer : Treaty of Verdun in 843 AD
Swiss Political Quiz
What type of government does Switzerland have?
Answer : In short Switzerland is a democratic federal republic
What is the name of upper house of the Swiss Federal legislature?
Answer : Council of States(German:Standerat)
Who is the Swiss Federal Chancellor as of 2016?
Answer : Walter Thurnherr
What is the name of lower house of the Swiss Federal legislature?
Answer : National Council(German:Nationalrat)
From which year the Helvetic Republic inscribed on Federal Palace of Switzerland?
Answer : From the year 1902
What is the type of the Swiss Federal Assembly?
Answer : It is bicameral
Who is the President of the Swiss Coucil of States?
Answer : Rafael Comte
There are how many seats in Swiss Federal Assembly?
Answer : 246 Seats
Who is the leader of the Swiss People’s Party(SVP,UDC) the major political group in Federal Assembly as of 2017?
Answer : Albert Rosti
How many seats are acquired by Swiss People’s Party in Swiss Federal Assembly as of 2017?
Answer : 65 seats
What is the term-length of the Swiss Federal Council?
Answer : Four years
How many members the Swiss Federal council contains?
Answer : Seven members
What is the executive body of the Swiss Federal Government?
Answer : Federal Council
What is the legislative body of the Swiss Federal Government?
Answer : Federal Assembly
The time of 1848’s creation of Swiss federal constitution was heavily influenced by which country?
Answer : The Swiss constitution is mostly influenced by the United States Constitution
Are Swiss country constitution and cantonal constitution same or separate?
Answer : Different
What does CH stand for ?
Answer: Switzerland is officially called by name ‘Swiss Confederation’ in English. Confoederatio Helvetica is the Latin name which is abbreviated to CH
What is the area code for Switzerland?
a) 45 b) 41 c) 91 d) 866
When was the Swiss constitution originally written?
a) In 1850 b) In 1848 c) In 1866 d) In 1860
What is the type of Swiss legislature?
Answer : Federal Assembly
Swiss Economy Quiz
What is the HDI(Human Development Index) rank of Switzerland in the world as of 2016?
Answer : 2nd
What is the contribution of Manufacturing sectors to whole economy of Switzerland?
Answer : Manufacturing sectors contributes 27% of total economy in Switzerland
How much contribution of Swiss banking sector represents to whole country’s GDP in percent as of 2015?
Answer : 5.12%
Which sector has a major role in Swiss economy as of 2012?
Answer : The tertiary or services sector has a great contribution of 71% of Swiss economy
What is Switzerland’s world rank by GDP(nominal) per capita?
Answer : 2nd
What are the major source of income of the Swiss federal government?
Answer : Direct federal tax and value added tax
What are the major exporting products of Switzerland?
Answer : Watches, vaccines, glycosides, orthopadic appliances, medicaments, precious jewelleries and agricultural products
What is the largest trading partner of Switzerland?
Answer : Germany, 21% of Switzerland’s exports and 29% of its imports with Germany
Who is the largest importer of Swiss watches?
Answer : Asia 55%
What is the total population in Switzerland?
Answer : 8 million as of 2015
Swiss Geography Quiz
What became fact about geographical area of Switzerland country?
Answer : Total area of Switzerland is 41,285 square kilometer
What Swiss canton is the largest by area & population?
Answer : Zurich
What time zone does Switzerland follow for its standard time?
Answer : Switzerland observes Central European Summer Time(CEST: UTC+2:00)
What is the fact about the Swiss plateau?
Answer : Swiss plateau covers an area of 30% of total area of the country
What are the most seismically active regions in Switzerland?
Answer : Rhine Rift Valley and Valais
What is the most important fact about the water body that is largest in Switzerland?
Answer : Lake Geneva
What is the longest rail tunnel in the world?
a) Gotthard Base tunnel, Switzerland b) Seikan tunnel, Japan c) Channel tunnel, UK, France d) New Guanjiao tunnel, China
Where is the headquarter of European Nuclear Research Organisation(CERN)?
a) Zurich b) Bern c) Geneva d) Lucern
What is the largest airport in Switzerland?
Answer : Zurich International Airport in the canton of Zurich
What is the UNESCO World Natural Heritage site located in Valais canton?
Answer : Oberaletsch Glacier, 9 Kilometer long
What is the fact about the region that covers a major area of Switzerland?
Answer : Swiss Alps covers an area of 60% of total area in Switzerland
Swiss Alps is located in which direction of Switzerland?
Answer : South
What is located to the west direction of Switzerland?
Answer : Jura mountains
Which country shares longest geographical border with Switzerland?
Answer : Italy 734 Kilometer
How much landed area in Switzerland?
Answer : 95.8%
What is the lowest point in Switzerland?
Answer: Lake Maggiore(193 Meter)
What Swiss cantons contain the highest point Jungfraujoch?
Answer : Valais and Bern
What is Europe’s highest tourist destination geo-located between Switzerland and Italy?
Answer: Matterhorn(4478 Meters)
Europe’s highest railway station Jungfraujoch is how much higher from sea level?
Answer : 3450 Meters above sea level
Which Swiss city has the second-largest office of the United Nations?
a) Bern b) Geneva c) Zurich d) Lucern
What is the largest Swiss city by area & by population?
a) Geneva b) Laussane c) Zurich d) Lucern
What is the headquarter of the Red Cross International Committee?
a) Munich b) Geneva c) Bern d) Lugano
What is the largest city on the river Rhine?
a) Geneva, Switzerland b) Cologne, Germany c) Rotterdam, Netherlands d) Bonn, Germany
What is the Swiss origin longest river that touches the land of Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands and Liechtenstein?
a) Reuss b) Rhine c) Thur d) Aare
How many sovereign states are there in Switzerland?
a) 20 Cantons b) 26 Cantons c) 30 Candons d) 24 Cantons
Swiss Culture Quiz
Swiss culture quiz contains these datas – art, literature, festivals, cinema, architecture, sports of Switzerland-
Which German physicist won 2017 Nobel prize with Barry Barish and Kip Thorne?
Answer : Rainer Weiss
Who was the main architect of the Swiss Federal Palace?
Answer : Hans Auer
Who created the landmark fact that Heidi became the most selling children’s fiction ever?
Answer : Swiss author Johanna Spyri is behind this fact. Her novel Heidi published in 1881
Which Swiss-German novelist won 1946 Nobel Prize in literature?
Answer : Hermann Karl Hesse
What is the fact about most popular sports in Switzerland?
Answer : Skiing, snowboarding and mountaineering known to be the most popular Swiss games
Q. What is the host city of 2017 ATP World Tour 250?
Answer : Geneva
Q. Who won the 2017 ATP World Tour 250 singles title?
Answer : Swiss player Stan Wawrinka
Who is the only Swiss tennis player won gold in 1992 Olympic Games?
Answer : Mark Rosset won gold in men’s singles event held at 1992 Barcelona Olympics
What is the Swiss film fact about the producer who received six Oscar awards?
Answer : Arthur Cohn
What is considered as National sport of Switzerland?
Answer : Schwingen or Swiss wrestling or Alpine wrestling
Who is the famous Swiss driver won the 1990 British Touring Car Championship?
Answer : Alain Menu
Andres Ambuhl is the current captain of which sports team?
Answer : Switzerland Men’s Ice Hockey Team
Q. Which country will host the upcoming 2018 UEFA Women’s Under-19 Championship from 18 to 30 July?
Answer : Switzerland
Which host country won bronze medal in 1939 World Ice Hockey Championships?
Answer : Switzerland
Since when La Tene culture was started developing in Switzerland?
Answer : Near about 450 BC
Who won the 2017 Australian Open Men’s Singles title defeating Rafael Nadal?
Answer : Swiss tennis player Roger Federer
Most recently who won 2017 Miami Open Men’s Singles title defeating Rafael Nadal?
Answer : Swiss tennis player Roger Federer
What first big sport event was hosted in Murren in 1931?
Answer : World Ski Championships
Who is the current captain of the Switzerland national football team as of 2017?
Answer : Stephan Lichtsteiner
Who is the Head coach of the Swiss national football team?
Answer : Vladimir Petkovic
Which European country hosted the 1954 FIFA World Cup?
a) Germany b) Italy c) Switzerland d) France
Which world famous Swiss player won a record of 18 Grand Slam Singles Titles?
a) Martina Hingis b) Roger Federer c) Stanislas Wawrinka d) Patty Schnyder
In which biggest event Swiss player Martina Hingis won silver medal partnering with Timea Bacsinszky?
Answer : 2016 Rio Olympics
Which Swiss tennis player was selected 2013 International Tennis Hall of Fame?
Answer : Martina Hingis
Who is the first from Switzerland to play in NBA(National Basketball Association)?
Answer : In 2006 Thabo Patrick Sefolosha became first Swiss to play in NBA. He played for the teams of Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Angelico Biella, Elan Chalon etc
Which country is going to host 2026 Winter Olympics?
a) Greece b) Sweden c) Switzerland d) France
For which things Switzerland is most famous in the world?
Answer : Chocolate, cheese and watches
What are the famous food dishes in Switzerland?
Answer : Fondue, raclette, rosti etc
Swiss Demographics Quiz
Swiss demographics quiz contains these datas – famous places, famous personality, famous languages, famous religion of Switzerland-
What is the official language of Switzerland?
a) Two official languages b) Three official languages c) Four official languages d) Five official languages
What are the two common things you can’t miss after step in Swiss land?
Answer : Swiss watch and Swiss chocolate
Who is the head of of Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs?
Answer : Didier Burkhalter
Who is the person heading the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs?
Answer : Alain Berset
Who is the head person of the Swiss Federal Department of Environment and Transport, Energy and Communications?
Answer : Doris Leuthard
Who is the head person of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs?
Answer : Johann Schneider-Ammann
Who is the head of Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police?
Answer : Simonetta Sommaruga
Who is the current head of Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil protection and Sports as of 2016?
Answer : Guy Parmelin
Who is the current head of the Swiss Dederal Department of Finance as of 2016?
Answer : Ueli Maurer
What is the fact about major religion in Switzerland?
Answer : 71% of total Swiss population are Christian
What is the major language most widely spoken by 65% of total Swiss people?
a) Romansh b) German c) French d) Italian
How many Swiss canton officially uses German language?
Answer : Seventeen out of twenty six
What is the major French-speaking part in Switzerland?
Answer : Romandy
What is the average life expectancy in Switzerland?
Answer : 82.5 Years
Who is the world famous Swiss personality became the eighth FIFA President from 1998-2015?
a) Heinze Hermann b) Johan Vogel c) Sepp Blatter d) Granit Xhaka
What is the place headquarter of International Olympic Committee(IOC)?
Answer : Lausanne district in Switzerland
What is the place of Olympic Museum located?
Answer : Lausanne
Who is the President of the Swiss Federal Council as of 2017?
Answer : Doris Leuthard
Which Swiss person won 1919 Nobel Prize in literature?
a) Herman Hesse b) Carl Spitteler c) Felix Bloch d) Paul Karrer
Who is the world famous Swiss-German scientist won 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics?
Answer : Albert Einstein
Who was Huldrych Zwingli?
Answer : Huldrych Zwingli was a notable leader of the Reformation in Switzerland