10 most difficult Austria riddlesEurope quiz
Where did the House of Habsburg originated come from?
Habsburg dynasty is a royal dynasty whose members became the hereditary rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, and held authority over the largest realm in Europe during the Renaissance. The Habsburgs originated in Swabia, a duchy of southwestern Germany. In 1246 they took control of the duchy of Austria.
Who created the famous "Mozartkugel" chocolates?
A Mozartkugel (English: Mozart ball), is a small, round sugar confection made of pistachio marzipan and nougat that is covered with dark chocolate. It was originally known as Mozart-Bonbon, created in 1890 by Salzburg confectioner Paul Fürst (1856–1941) and named after Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
What jubilee did the Wiener Wurstelprater amusement park celebrate in 2016?
This institution dates back to the time of the Austrian Empire, when Emperor Joseph II made the Prater open to public in 1766. Soon the first snack bars, stalls and bowling alleys opened up on the grounds and the Wurstelprater was born. The best-known attraction is the Wiener Riesenrad, a 64.75 metre tall Ferris wheel.
What is Serfaus known for?
There is the highest mountain in Austria.
It is the smallest city with an active metro.
From the castle with the famous White Tower.
From the monastery founded in the 7th century.
Serfaus is a municipality in the district of Landeck in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Serfaus is also known for its small hovertrain subway system, the Dorfbahn Serfaus. With four stations and a length of 1280 m (the second-shortest underground train line in the world) it allows for a complete ban of cars within the town, while at the same time maintaining the village's attractiveness to tourists, particularly skiers.
What is the Viennese Hotel Sacher famous for?
from the sauna
from the New Year's ball
from the chocolate cake with apricot filling
from the water beds
The Hotel Sacher is a five-star hotel located in the Innere Stadt first district of Vienna, Austria, vis-à-vis to the Vienna State Opera. It is famous for the specialty of the house, the Sachertorte, a chocolate cake with apricot filling. There is also an art gallery in the hotel with works from the 19th century.
Which two European capitals are the closest to each other?
Tallinn and Helsinki
Vilnius and Minsk
Brussels and Luxembourg
Vienna and Bratislava
Bratislava is only 60 kilometers (37.3 mi) from the Austrian capital Vienna. Before the Second World War, there was a regular fast tram service between the two.
Where do kaiser rolls come from?
The Kaiser roll is a typically crusty round bread roll, originally from Austria. It is made from white flour, yeast, malt, water and salt, with the top side usually divided in a symmetric pattern of five segments, separated by curved superficial cuts radiating from the centre outwards or folded in a series of overlapping lobes resembling a crown.
How long is the longest single residential building in the world?
Karl-Marx-Hof was built between 1927 and 1930 by city planner Karl Ehn, a follower of Otto Wagner. It held 1,382 apartments. Only 18.5% of the 156,000 m²-large area was built up, with the rest of the area developed into play areas and gardens. At over a kilometre in length (1,100 metres)) and spanning four Straßenbahn (tram) stops, Karl-Marx-Hof is the longest single residential building in the world.