Bern Trivia

Can you answer these questions about Bern?
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Last updated: April 10, 2020
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Country Bern is the capital (or more exact: the federal city) of
Switzerland
River flowing through the city of Bern
Aare
Nearest 1M+ city (urban area)
Zürich
Major mountain range located about 30 km south of Bern
Alps
While working in Bern in 1905, this genius published his theory of special relativity
Albert Einstein
What the Germans won in the "Miracle of Bern" in Wankdorf Stadium in 1954
FIFA World Cup
This language is commonly spoken about 20km west of Bern
French
Most spoken dialect
Bernese German
Commonly believed myth that Bern was named after this animal
Bear
At 100.6 meters in height the tallest cathedral in Switzerland
Bern Minster
Biggest foreign nationality in Bern (5,957 residents)
Germany
Most famous tower that also served as a prison, its name means "time bell"
Zytglogge
Best-known Hausberg famous for its music festival in Summer
Gurten
This Russian revolutionary lived in Bern 1914-1917
Vladimir Lenin
Home to both the Executive as well as the Legislature
Bundeshaus
Year in which Bern got founded (hint: 100 years before the legendary Rütli oath)
1191
Bern's biggest fair, held every November in the Old Town. Its name means "onion market"
Zibelemärit
Soccer team whose initials are "YB" - pronounced ee beh
Young Boys Bern
Local ice hockey team, known for having the highest
attendance in Europe for the 18th year in a row
SC Bern
Former Ghanaian Secretary-General of the UN who died in Bern aged 80
Kofi Annan
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Level 69
Apr 15, 2020
Gassu, can you please check the translaion on these quizzes? Thanks so much in advance.
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Level 72
Apr 15, 2020
Sie sind okay, allerdings gibt es von beiden schon eine bepunktete Version
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Level 55
Apr 16, 2020
Zersch gmeint, aus Bärner würdis uf 100% schaffe. Bir letschte Frag hets mi preicht. I nume so: Äuäää Stärnesiech!
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Level 72
Apr 16, 2020
Nünzäh isch durchuus än akzeptabli Leischtig. Bravo