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Switzerland is a land of blond hair, chocolate and neutrality. But how much do you really know about this beautiful country?
1. Switzerland may always take a neutral position in world affairs, but it is certainly not insular. Which is not one of the major cultural influences on Switzerland?
a.German
b.Danish
c.French
d.Italian
2. Which of the following cheeses make up fondue, a Swiss national dish?
a.Parmesan
b.Gruyere
c.Emmental
d.Mozzarella
3. What is the name of the Swiss currency?
a.Lira
b.Mark
c.Franc
d.Dollar
4. Switzerland is known for it's democracy and diplomacy. When did it join the UN in relation to most other countries?
a.It was one of the founding countries
b.Shortly after it was founded
c.It took a long time for Switzerland to join the UN
d.It was the last country to join
5. Switzerland's law have a unique quirk where any citizen can challenge a law by petition. How many signatures are needed?
a.5,000
b.10,000
c.50,000
d.100,000
6. Switzerland is progressive in many regards. What is its main source of electricity?
a.Coal
b.Nuclear power
c.Solar power
d.Hydroelectricty
7. Which of these is not one of Switzerland's traditional instruments?
a.Hurdy-Gurdy
b.Dulcimer
c.Bagpipe
d.Sitar
8. Albert Einstein was born in Germany but became a Swiss citizen in 1901. What was his scientific specialty?
a.Electronics
b.Physics
c.Chemistry
d.Molecular Biology
9. All of the actors mentioned were residents of Switzerland, but which was not born there?
a.Charlie Chaplin
b.Yul Brynner
c.Peter Ustinov
d.Ursula Andress
10. Henri Nestle, the famous Swiss Chocolatier, was born in which decade?
a.1810s
b.1820s
c.1850s
d.1870s
11. The Geneva Convention was developed after which war?
a.World War 1
b.World War 2
c.Vietnam War
d.Korean War
12. What is the altitude of the 'Top of Europe' train station?
a.13,642ft
b.13,025ft
c.11,333ft
d.12,573ft
13. Up which mountain will you travel in a rotating cablecar?
a.Jungfrau
b.Schilthorn
c.Titlis
d.Wetterhorn
14. How many glaciers does Grindelwald have?
a.0
b.1
c.2
d.3
15. Which food is famous for being served at the Brandegg restaurant (the first stop up the Jungfraujoch track)?
a.Rosti
b.Apple fritters
c.Fondue
d.Raclette
Last improved on 7/5/2012 at 3:06:11 AM by avi
16. Where is the famous mountain the Matterhorn in switzerland?
a.Brienz
b.ostermundigen
c.zermatt
d.Gstaad
Last improved on 7/14/2010 at 11:37:56 PM by Philippe Lanz
17. The President of Switzerland is elected once in
a.2
b.3
c.4
d.every year
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What others think about Switzerland
By: War Machine on Nov 5, 2010
  England beaten Switzerland by 3-1 to England
By: Leif on Aug 1, 2010
  It's cold! and has nice hot chocolate.
By: Marc on Jul 18, 2010
  Switzerland ist mein Heimat
By: clare on Jun 7, 2010
  visit! beautiful country!
By: monica on May 20, 2010
  Doing a project on Switzerland. i really love it! I want to go there!
By: Nemo on Feb 22, 2010
  Switzerland have the best chocolate...when you go to their airport they give you free chocolate!!!!
By: anonymous on Sep 30, 2009
  The Swiss flag is the only square flag in the world!
By: Colin on Aug 9, 2009
  It's a beautiful place!
By: jayanth on Jul 20, 2009
  its awesome i like switzerland
By: sujitha jayaraj on Jul 17, 2009
  Its a great place
By: gfzsg on Jul 16, 2009
  switzerland is the most calm and eventful, CALM AND FULL OF ACTION . It is the best place to live for people who know German.
By: gfzsg on Jul 16, 2009
  switzerland is the most calm and eventful, CALM AND FULL OF ACTION . It is the best place to live for people who know German.
By: Avantika on Jul 7, 2009
  Beautiful place!!! Everyone must visit at least once!!
By: MP on Apr 22, 2009
  its a great place.. go visit
By: Roberto Fresard on Apr 9, 2009
  Did you know that the colors of the great spanish football team FC Barcelona go after the colors of FC Basel? The founder of FC Barcelona was a swiss who came from Basel. So, now you know. Very often you hear people talking about how FC Basel copyied the colors of Barcelona, but it is the other way
By: blubb on Mar 31, 2009
  Switzerland is awesome! ;)
By: Ailsa on Mar 20, 2009
  don't go up Jungfrau if the weather is even slightly bad - it changes VERY quickly. It had been a sunny day when i was up on the Sphynx, but when i was out skiing, a storm of huge hailstones, lightning, blizzards and 60mph arrived suddenly...........not a pleasant experience. And you wont see a view
By: JYOTHISHRAJ on Feb 4, 2009
  THE SWISS R BLESSED
  

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