BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

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BULGARIANS CELEBRATE THE CREATION OF THEIR ALPHABET ON…

1. The Via Pontica bird migratory route goes over which part of Bulgaria?

A. The Thracian Plain

B. The Struma Valley

C. The Black Sea coast

2. The ayran beverage is made of…

A. Fermented grapes

B. Fermented cabbage

C. Fermented milk

3. Who is the only politician on the Bulgarian leva bills?

A. Todor Zhivkov

Thu, 04/29/2021 - 17:08
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BULGARIANS CELEBRATE PALM SUNDAY CARRYING WHAT PLANT?

1. Only one of Bulgaria's borders is with a single country. Which one?

A. The southern

B. The western

C. The northern

2. Where can you see a genuine medieval fortress?

A. Cherven, near Ruse

B. Sozopol

C. Tsari Mali Grad, near Sofia

3. The emblematic Bulgarian street food is...

A. Kepabcheta, bread, beer

Thu, 04/01/2021 - 11:38
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STATUE OF WHAT ANIMAL GUARDS THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER MONUMENT IN SOFIA?

1. Bulgarian prosecutors decided to build a monument to which US president?

A. Donald Trump

B. Bill Clinton

C. Woodrow Wilson

2. Traditionally, on 14 February Bulgarians celebrate...

A. Wine and viticulture

B. Sailing and trade

C. Animal husbandry

3. Which Bulgarian town is famed for its pottery?

A. Tutrakan

B. Tran

Thu, 12/31/2020 - 11:47
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THE BULGARIAN ACTRESS, MARIA BAKALOVA, STARRED IN WHICH 2020 MOVIE?

1. The Bulgarian actress, Maria Bakalova, starred in which 2020 movie?

A. Cuties

B. Mr Jones

C. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

2. Bulgaria's only narrow-gauge train goes through which winter resort?

A. Pamporovo

B. Bansko

C. Borovets

3. Bulgarians eat carp for which December feast?

A. Christmas

B. St Nicholas Day

Mon, 11/30/2020 - 11:35
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BACHKOVO MONASTERY IS IN WHICH MOUNTAIN?

1. In August, Bulgarians traditionally...

A. Roast pumpkin

B. Roast lamb

C. Roast peppers

2. Bachkovo Monastery is in which mountain?

A. The Strandzha

B. The Rhodope

C. The Stara Planina

3. On which day do Bulgarians believe that the sea changes and kills people?

A. 6 August, Transfiguration

B. 8 August, St Emilian Confessor

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:00
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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...

A. 1879

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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