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Nicknames

Trivia brain teasers have some element of trivia in them, but they are not just pure trivia questions.

 

Puzzle ID:#32272
Fun:** (2.05)
Difficulty:*** (3.1)
Category:Trivia
Submitted By:xsagirlA*****

 

 

 



Try and unscramble the nicknames of the following cities and then match them up with the city they belong to.

Nicknames:
1. ABCEFFHILOTTUY
2. ACDEEFGGILLLOOOP
3. CDEEFHIILNRTTYY
4. AAAACCDIJNRTY
5. CEEHHIMORTTTY

Cities:
1. AEIOPRRT
2. ACENOPTW
3. ABEGHJNNORSU
4. ADELNNOOST
5. ABEEHILOPRTTZ



Answer

Nicknames:
1. The Buffalo City
2. Egoli, place of gold
3. The Friendly City
4. Jacaranda City
5. The Mother City

Cities:
1. Pretoria -> Jacaranda City
2. Cape Town -> The Mother City
3. Johannesburg -> Egoli, place of gold
4. East London -> The Buffalo City
5. Port Elizabeth -> The Friendly City

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Comments

blaghau
Aug 03, 2006

Didn't even try on this one. Have no knowledge of nicknames for SA cities.
OldChinaHand**
Aug 03, 2006

A good way to open some eyes, but a hard teasers even 'unscrambled.' Do keep making these teasers. They educating, which is not bad.
ads1ten*
Aug 04, 2006

south africa was a hard place to know citys around there
icecube23*us*
Aug 04, 2006

Ditto to what blagh said....
GebbieRoseAus*
Aug 04, 2006

Trivia teasers are hard, as I've found out. Maybe all of us were just too lazy to "Google." Nice job, just the same.
brainsterAin*
Aug 10, 2006

Thank you for that interesting piece of information on South Africa. I did not get them all, but I got some newfound knowledge for sure!
(user deleted)
Nov 03, 2006

AHUDYTEBCKE?.....IUHIBNFUIE!!!!!



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