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Test Your Trivia with Our Vienna PASS Quiz

March 29, 2016 9:00 am by

Think you know Vienna? Put your knowledge to the test and see if you know your Imperial rulers, historic buildings and famous composers. Vienna is a city bursting with history and culture so there’s no better way to learn about it than with this interactive quiz. See how well you do! You can find some clues on www.viennapass.com if you’re really stuck…

Schönbrunn Palace is one of the finest examples of Baroque architecture in the city, and was a key focus of court life in which century…

  1. 18th
  2. 19th
  3. 16th

Mozart is one of the best classical musicians to have come out of Vienna. At what age did he give his first ever performance to Empress Maria Theresia?

  1. Fifteen
  2. Six
  3. Ten

The Vienna Giant Ferris wheel was damaged in the Second World War which meant most of its structure had to be rebuilt. Now, how many carriages does it have?

  1. 30
  2. 15
  3. 20

The Spanish Riding School has been an important part of Viennese culture since the early 1700s, but why is the Spanish riding School called the Spanish Riding School and not the Viennese Riding School?

  1. The horses are from Iberia
  2. The tradition started by the Spanish King
  3. The equestrian style is Spanish

St Stephen’s Cathedral is an iconic historic monument with breath-taking architecture. How many tiles are fixed onto its roof?

  1. 250,000
  2. 230,000
  3. 270,000

Where does Albertina take its name from?

  • A) Albertina, favourite daughter of Maria Theresia, who lived in the building
  • B) it was founded by Albrecht VI.
  • C) Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, ,, who founded the collection

Empress Sisi is one of the most loved characters in Viennese history for her involvement in the court, her hostessing skills and her impeccable style. Do you know what her name stands for?

  1. Suzanne
  2. Sigfreda
  3. Elisabeth

Austria is famous for producing sparkling wine and boasts a 300 year old wine cellar which you can tour and learn about the method traditionelle for champagne. Can you name which cellars these are?

  1. Waddesdon
  2. Cricova
  3. Schlumberger

Beethoven was another famous classical musician to have Viennese roots. He spent both his middle life and his later life in the area, but at which residence did he write his will?  (he had another apartment where he did, but he did write his will in Heiligenstadt)

  1. Beethoven Residence Heiligenstadt
  2. Beethoven Pasqualati House
  3. Beethoven Eroica House

 

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