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Monday, April 10, 2017

Czech Republic Quiz

Map of Czech Republic and neighboring countries — from National Geographic MapMaker Interactive

See if you can answer these quiz questions pertaining to the CZECH REPUBLIC (Czechia) without the help of literary resources and the Internet. Answers are provided at the end — good luck!

1)      Czech Republic's western historic region is Bohemia, known for its Bohemian glass, castles, and rolling-plain landscapes. One historic region in the east (other one: Czech Silesia) is known as what?
A — Trebova
B — Moravia
C — Ostrava

2)      Established in 1348, the oldest university in the Czech Republic and Central Europe in general is ____________________.
A — Charles University
B — Palack√Ĺ University
C — Mendel University

3)      What color is the triangle on Czech Republic's flag?
A — red
B — white
C — blue
D — orange

4)      Which of the following items was not invented by a Czech person?
A — soft contact lenses
B — chairs
C — sugar cubes
D — arc lamps

5)      True or false: Boasting over 2,000 castles, the Czech Republic is sometimes known as the Castle Capital of the World (unless you wants Wales to have that honor).
A — True
B — False

Question 1:
B . . . . . Moravia

Question 2:
A . . . . . Charles University

Question 3:
C . . . . . northern

Question 4:
B . . . . . chairs

Question 5:
A . . . . . True

So, how did you do? Thanks for taking this quiz! Map image is credited to National Geographic's Mapmaker Interactive (↗)

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