Question 1: Which famous Austrian dynasty resided in Schönbrunn Palace during its heyday?
- Rothschild family
- Hohenberg family
- Habsburg family
Correct Answer: Habsburg family
Fact: The House of Habsburg dominated central Europe for hundreds of years and ruled Austria from 1282 until its empire collapsed at the end of World War I. Schönbrunn Palace became the family's main summer residence after being transformed and expanded from the 1740s, during the reign of Empress Maria Theresa.
Question 2: Where is the capital of Austria?
Correct Answer: Vienna
Fact: Once the seat of the Holy Roman Empire, Vienna is home to both remnants of a grand past, like Schönbrunn Palace, and modern fixtures, such as a United Nations headquarters.
Question 3: Which film was shot in Vienna?
- Before Sunrise
Correct Answer: Before Sunrise
Fact: The captivating streets of Vienna serve as the setting for Jesse and Celine's romantic and leisurely stroll in the 1995 classic.