BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

Wed, 04/01/2009 - 17:55

Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our quiz to doublecheck...

1. Which politician declared that he will take a loan, pledging his own house to finance the electoral campaign of his party?

A. Ivan Kostov, leader of Democrats for a Strong Bulgaria, or DSB;
B. Ahmed Dogan, leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms, or DPS;
C. Boyko Borisov, informal leader of Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria, or GERB.

2. Who celebrates their nameday on Tsvetnitsa, or Palm Sunday?

A. Tsvetelin and Tsvetelina;
B. Everybody who has the name of a flower;
C. Everybody who has the name of an animal.

3. On Easter Day Bulgarians greet one another with "Christ has risen." How do they answer?

A. Same to you;
B. Indeed he's risen;
C. Thanks.

4. Where is the village of Ribnovo?

A. In the Rhodope;
B. On the Black Sea coast;
C. Near Veliko Tarnovo.

5. What is the name of the Bulgarian patriarch?

A. Maxim;
B. Inokentiy;
C. Pimen.

6. The new coach of the national football team is:

A. Plamen Markov;
B. Dimitar Penev;
C. Stanimir Stoilov.

7. Which Bulgarian city has a House of Humour and Satire?

A. Gabrovo;
B. Troyan;
C. Sevlievo.

8. In Bulgaria, you are legally of age when you are:

A. 18;
B. 19;
C. 21.

9. Which Australian director shot his latest movie with a working title The Way Back in Bulgaria this spring?

A. Baz Luhrmann;
B. Peter Weir;
C. Phillip Noyce.

The correct answers:

1. C; 2. B; 3. B; 4. A; 5. A; 6. C; 7. A; 8. A; 9. B

 

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