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  • Berlin
  • Rome
  • Kathmandu
  • Karachi
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  • Patliputra
  • Siene
  • Quito Equador
  • Baghdad
  • Damascus
  • Rio De Janerio
  • Paris
  • Copenhagen
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  • Abuja
  • Stockholm
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  • Quiz Worldcapital

    1. 1. 1 The project was named as “World Capital” which did not get completed. The plan is shown: Plan was to rebuild a capital City. Name this capital?
    2. 2. 2 <ul><li>Movie : Great Gambler </li></ul><ul><li>The movie is set in which Capital City outside India </li></ul>
    3. 3. 3 <ul><li>SAARC is headquarted in which capital city </li></ul>
    4. 4. 4 <ul><li>First Capital of Pakistan </li></ul>
    5. 5. 5 <ul><li>……………….., is the  administrative  capital of  Sri Lanka . </li></ul>
    6. 6. 6 <ul><li>This city was capital of &quot;Malaysia&quot; 1826-36. Of course the name Malaysia didn´t exist then, but about the same area (minus North Borneo, plus Singapore) was called Staits Settlements from 1826, and later Malaya. </li></ul>
    7. 7. 7 <ul><li>This city was capital of India 268-232 BC. </li></ul>
    8. 8. 8 <ul><li>What river flows through Paris? </li></ul>
    9. 9. 9 <ul><li>Which capital city is situated on the slopes of the Pichincha volcano? </li></ul>
    10. 10. 10 <ul><li>Which ancient cultural centre was built by Mansur in the 8th century and was sacked by the Mongols in 1258 with great loss of life and learning? </li></ul>
    11. 11. 11 <ul><li>World Capital: It is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world </li></ul>
    12. 12. 12 <ul><li>The Portuguese mariners named this capital city as they thought the bay was the mouth of a big river that they did not explore at the time and provisionally called &quot;the river of January&quot; , and they eventually erected a settlement. The small colony that dealt with the native tribes grew and became a more permanent urban center. The city proper was founded on March 1, 1565. It was the capital city from 1760s till 1960. </li></ul>
    13. 13. 13 <ul><li>This Capital's first sewer system was built in the 1200s. It consisted of open troughs that ran down the center of the cobblestone streets. This was a major cause of the spread of the Black Death in 1348–1349.  </li></ul>
    14. 14. 14 <ul><li>In which capital city , you find this sculpture </li></ul>
    15. 15. 15 <ul><li>In which capital city, you find this majestic structure </li></ul>
    16. 16. 16 <ul><li>Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis (often quoted as C.A. Doxiadis) (1913 - 28 June 1975), the father of Ekistics was a Greek architect and town planner of world wide influence and significance. At the peak of his career and influence, in the 1960s, he addressed the US Congress on the future of American cities, his portrait illustrated the front cover of Time Magazine, his company Doxiadis Associates was implementing many billion dollar projects in housing, urban and regional development in more than 40 countries, his Computer Centre (UNIVAC-DACC) was at the cutting edge of the computer technology of his time and at his annual &quot;Delos Symposium&quot; the World Society of Ekistics attracted the worlds foremost thinkers and experts. He designed a Capital city for one of our neighbours. </li></ul>
    17. 17. 17 <ul><li>Nigeria, moved its capital in 1991. The old capital of Lagos was a mess of poverty and crime, and the capital was consequently moved to this city... which city? </li></ul>
    18. 18. 18 <ul><li>The 1956 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in Melbourne, Australia, in 1956, with the exception of the equestrian events, which could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. Instead, those events were held five months earlier in this capital city, marking the second time that events of the same Olympics were held in different countries.  (At the 1920 Summer Olympics in the Antwerp, Belgium, one sailing event had been held in Dutch waters). </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>Identify the capital city connection </li></ul>20
    20. 20. 21 <ul><li>Based in which capital city </li></ul>
    21. 21. 22 <ul><li>Punakha was the capital of the country and the seat of government until 1955, when the capital was moved to This Capital city. </li></ul>
    22. 22. 23 <ul><li>This capital is the densely populated capital city in the world. </li></ul>
    23. 23. 24 <ul><li>With a  latitude  of 41° 17' S, which capital city is the  southernmost national capital city in the world </li></ul>
    24. 24. 25 <ul><li>Which Capital city Road System used a Auto Rickshaws called Bajaj. In 1971, rickshaws were banned from major roads, and shortly thereafter the government attempted a total ban, which substantially reduced their numbers but did not eliminate them. An especially aggressive campaign to eliminate them finally succeeded in 1990 and 1991, but during the economic crisis of 1998, some returned amid less effective government attempts to control them </li></ul>
    25. 25. 26 <ul><li>These directors have made movies based on this Capital City as location </li></ul>
    26. 26. 27 <ul><li>This capital city has a river of same name.It is the largest city of its country and largest metropolitan area in its continent. </li></ul>
    27. 27. 28 <ul><li>The European capital name in greek means “Peaceful”. It is located  at the foot of Mount  Vitosha , and is the administrative, cultural, economic, and educational centre of the country. </li></ul>
    28. 28. 29 <ul><li>Clip </li></ul><ul><li>In this movie, it is said that they are in Italy, which was wrong. But please identify this capital city </li></ul>
    29. 29. 30 <ul><li>Dili is the capital of which country </li></ul>

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