BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

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WHICH CITY WAS CREATED FROM SCRATCH UNDER COMMUNISM?

1. Which river passes by Sofia?

A. The Iskar

B. The Danube

C. The Maritsa

 

2. Which Bulgarian tradition takes place on the morning of 1 July?

A. Slaughtering of home-bred pigs

B. Greeting the rising sun

C. Dancing barefoot in live coal

 

3. Which was the last project of Bulgaria-born artist Christo?

A. The Floating Piers

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:15
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WHICH BULGARIAN CITY WAS DUBBED LITTLE VIENNA FOR ITS ARCHITECTURE?

 

1. What are the colours of the Bulgarian national flag?

A. White, green, red

B. Yellow, blue, red

C. White, blue, red

 

2. Bulgarians believed that on St John's Day, 24 June...

A. Stars fall from the sky

B. Vampires roam

C. Healing herbs become stronger

 

3. Which Bulgarian city was dubbed Little Vienna for its architecture?

Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:33
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BULGARIANS TAKE WHICH PLACE IN THE EU IN WASTE RECYCLING?

 

1. In Bulgarian tradition, St George, whose high day is 6 May, is the patron of...

A. Soldiers and shepherds

B. Bankers and fishermen

C. Winemakers and publicans

2. The Bulgarian language belongs to which group?

A. Ilirian

B. Daco-Thracian

C. Slavic

3. Bulgaria organised its first presidential elections in...

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 08:46
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BULGARIANS CLAIM WHICH TRADITIONAL PRODUCT PROTECTS FROM COVID-19?

 

 

1. In 1876 Bulgarians rebelled against...

A. The Ottoman Empire

B. The Russian Empire

C. The British Empire

 

2. Bulgarian Stefka Kostadinova's world record in women high jump is still unchallenged. She jumped 2.09 m in...

A. 1997

B. 1987

C. 2007

 

3. Where in Bulgaria can you see a fully-preserved fortress?

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:18
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WHO WAS THE LAST BULGARIAN KING BEFORE THE OTTOMANS INVADED?

 

1. Bulgarians celebrate their national day on...

A. 1 March

B. 3 March

C. 8 March

 

2. Who was the last Bulgarian king before the Ottomans invaded?

A. Ivan Asen II

B. Ivan Aleksandar

C. Ivan Shishman

 

3. Where in Bulgaria you can see a steppe landscape and ecosystem?

A. On the northern Black Sea coast

Mon, 02/24/2020 - 08:05
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FOOTBALL WAS INTRODUCED TO BULGARIA BY A SWISS ATHLETE IN...

 

1. Which major river flows by Sofia?

A. The Danube

B. The Struma

C. The Iskar

 

2. What is the Bulgarian traditional food for Christmas Eve?

A. Beans

B. Roast lamb

C. Stuffed carp

 

3. Where is the Buzludzha House and Memorial of the Bulgarian Communist Party?

A. In Central Plovdiv

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 15:34
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WHICH OF THESE HAS NOT BEEN RECOGNISED AS UNESCO NON-MATERIAL HERITAGE?

 

1. Women bearing which name celebrate their name day on 15 August, the Dormition of the Mother of God?

A. Maria

B. Stefka

C. Margarita

 

2. In late summer and early autumn Bulgarians start grilling...

A. Pumpkin

B. Octopus

C. Red peppers

 

3. Which of these is not a cape in the Black Sea?

A. Kaliakra

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 07:30
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WHERE IN BULGARIA IS THERE A MUSEUM FOR ASIAN AND AFRICAN ART?

1. Which is Bulgaria's oldest functioning church?

A. The Boyana Church

B. St Demetrius Cathedral, Vidin

C. St Sophia Church, Sofia

 

2. The Nestinari firewalking takes place on 3 June, in...

A. Balgari village in the Strandzha

B. The centre of Sunny Beach

C. In front of Parliament

 

3. Which city doesn't have remains of a fortress?

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 13:45
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WHAT IS THE TRADITIONAL FOOD FOR ST GEORGE'S DAY, ON 6 MAY?

1. What is the relation between Cyril and Methodius, the creators of the Slavonic alphabet?

A. Father and son

B. Brothers

C. Cousins

 

2. In which Bulgarian river is there sturgeon?

A. The Danube

B. The Iskar

C. The Maritsa

 

3. King Liberator Boulevard in Sofia is named after...

A. King Ferdinand I

Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:44
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THE RED AND WHITE THREADS THAT BULGARIANS PUT ON 1 MARCH IS CALLED...

1. The red and white threads that Bulgarians put on 1 March is called...

A. Martenitsa

B. Survaknitsa

C. Banitsa

 

2. Bachkovo Monastery is in which mountain?

A. The Stara Planina

B. The Rhodope

C. The Strandzha

 

3. What is not used as a Banitsa stuffing?

A. Spinach

Mon, 02/25/2019 - 17:26
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ON WHICH WINTER HOLIDAY DO BULGARIANS JUMP INTO RIVERS AND THE OPEN SEA?

1. On which winter holiday do Bulgarians jump into rivers and the open sea?

A. Epiphany

B. St Anthony's day

C. Christmas

 

2. Which foreign expression have Bulgarians adopted for "Goodbye"?

A. Au revoir

B. Αντιο σας

C. Ciao

 

3. Which is Bulgaria's easternmost town on the Danube?

A. Vidin

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 11:23
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THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE IN BULGARIA WAS RECORDED IN WHICH TOWN?

1. Where is Bulgaria in terms of social inequality within the EU, according to the National Statistical Institute?

A. 19th

B. 10th

C. 1st

 

2. In Bulgaria, who celebrates on 6 December, the Feast of St Nicholas?

A. Sailors

B. Winemakers

C. Midwives

 

3. What is Bulgaria's area?

A. 222,000 sq.km

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:23
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WHICH CHURCH IN SOFIA HAS A CRYPT WITH A MAJOR ICONS EXHIBITION?

1. Which church in Sofia has a crypt with a major icons exhibition?
A. St Aleksandr Nevskiy
B. St Sofia
C. St George

 

2. Who was Petar Danov?
A. The governor of the Bulgarian National Bank
B. Bulgaria's first chemistry professor
C. A mystic from the first half of the 20th century

 

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:39
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