Vienna Expats Christmas Quiz 2017

1. Innenstadt: The Park Hyatt Hotel in the Goldenes Viertel (Am Hof) was formerly a bank, with the hotel's restaurant being named The Bank in recognition of this fact. But which bank was most recently based here?

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2. Leopoldstadt: At which regular fresh produce market near Taborstrasse will you regularly find Mr. Britwurst selling his British sausages and bacon?

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3. Landstrasse: What does the Botschaftsviertel get its name from?

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4. Wieden: Which underground station in takes it name from a street that housed the institute for the deaf and dumb?

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5. Margareten: Which famous Austrian musician grew up in Ziegelofengasse?

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6. Mariahilf: Which bar and club just off Mariahilferstrasse was named after an electrical store of the same name?

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7. Neubau: Until 2004, a bank from which country had its only overseas branch in Europe in Kaiserstrasse?

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8. Josefstadt: Who wrote Traumnovelle, part of which was based in Josefstadt?

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9. Alsergrund: A feature of the 9th district are a number of "Stiege". What are they?

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10. Favoriten: What is the name of the new area of the 10th that is currently springing up as part of the Hauptbahnhof development?

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11. Simmering: "To travel with the 71 tram" (mit der 71er fahren) is a Viennese euphemism for what?

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12. Meidling: Which prominent Austrian politician was born in Meidling?

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13. Hietzing: Hietzing U4 station at one end of the park around Schönbrunn is located by which bridge, named after a politician?

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14. Penzing: The Kirche am Steinhof, Hütteldorf Schnellbahn station and the Villa that houses the Ernst-Fuchs-Museum are all buildings designed by which Architect?

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15. Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus: The Stadthalle will celebrate its 60th birthday in 2018. What event has not been held here?

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16. Ottakring; In Viennese slang, what is a "16er Blech"?

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17. Hernals: Which traditional Viennese sweet is traditionally manufactured in the 17th district?

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18. Währing: Which university is located close to the Türkenschanzpark

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19. Döbling: What is the name of Austria's oldest football club, that plays home games at the Hohe Warte?

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20. Brigittenau: Much of Anton Karas' formative years were spent in parts of Vienna that are now part of the 20th district. What musical instrument was he known for playing?

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21. Floridsdorf: Which footballer born and raised in Floridsdorf currently (2017) plays for West Ham in the EPL?

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22. Donaustadt: The Vienna Capitals play their home games in the 22nd district, but in what sport?

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23. Liesing: Wienerberger is a notable Austrian company based in Liesing. What is it best known for making?

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Vienna Expats Christmas Quiz 2017
Day tripper
You're probably just passing through Vienna, right?
Dirty weekend
You're probably here for a fun-filled weekend.
On secondment
You're not hanging around for the long-haul.
Neo-Wiener
You're more or least at home here, unless someone says a street name without a district number...
Sackbauer
Hearst Oida! You've probably got a subscription to Falter, drink in Tschocherl, know your Ottakringer from your Schwechater.

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