How much do you know about Copenhagen?

 How much do you know about Copenhagen?



QUESTIONS.

1. Copenhagen stands mainly on two islands, one called Amager; the other is…?

2. These islands are at the southern end of what body of water?

3. This is a strait connecting the Baltic Sea and …?

4. In what year did Copenhagen become the capital city?

5. What is the name of the Royal Palace, built in the late 16th century, today a

museum?

6. What is the centre of the city called?

7. North-east of Town Hall Square lies the former ‘heart of the city’.What is it

called?

8. Among the many fine buildings in this square is the Charlottenborg Palace,

which today houses …what?

9. The Danish Parliament sits in which fine palace built on the site of the ancient

castle of Slotsholmen?

10. One of Europe’s most notable botanical gardens belongs to …who, exactly?

11. In these gardens there is statue to a Danish astronomer. His name please?

12. What is the name of Copenhagen’s famous amusement park?

13. In which auditorium does the Royal Danish Ballet perform?

14. What is the name of the oldest sports club in the world?

15. What is the name of the church with the famous round tower?


ANSWERS 

1. Zealand 2.‘The Sound’ 3.The ‘Kattegat’ 4. 1445 5. Rosenborg 6. Raadhuspladsen

(Town Hall Square) 7. Kongens Nytorv (King’s New Square) 8.The Royal Academy

of Fine Arts 9. Christiansborg 10. Copenhagen University 11.Tycho Brahe 12.The

‘Tivoli’ 13.The Royal Theatre 14. Copenhagen Rowing Club (Founded 1865) 15.

Trinitatis Church

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