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  1. 1. Poland Everything you should know about
  2. 2. Where is Poland situated? <ul><li>In the South Europe </li></ul><ul><li>In the West Asia </li></ul><ul><li>In the Central-East Europe </li></ul>
  3. 3. Right answer: C. In the Central-East Europe
  4. 4. Which country isn’t Poland’s neighbors? <ul><li>Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Latvia </li></ul><ul><li>Germany </li></ul>
  5. 5. Right answer: B. Latvia Poland’s neighbors are: Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Russia
  6. 6. How is looking polish flag? <ul><li>Blue, white and red stripes </li></ul><ul><li>White and red stripes </li></ul><ul><li>Blue, white and red cross. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Right answer: B. White and red stripes
  8. 8. What is the approximate population of Poland? <ul><li>38 millions </li></ul><ul><li>15 millions </li></ul><ul><li>65 millions </li></ul>
  9. 9. Right answer: A. 38 millions Poland has the eighth-largest population in Europe and the sixth-largest in the European Union. 97% of the population, consider themselves Polish .
  10. 10. Which Christian church has most followers in Poland? <ul><li>Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Lutheran </li></ul><ul><li>Orthodox </li></ul>
  11. 11. Right answer: A. Catholic Poland has become almost uniformly Roman Catholic . Most Poles—approximately 89%—are members of the Roman Catholic Church . Poland remains one of the most devoutly religious countries in Europe.
  12. 12. What is the capital of Poland? <ul><li>Vilnius </li></ul><ul><li>Warsaw </li></ul><ul><li>Prague </li></ul>
  13. 13. Right answer: B. Warsaw Warsaw is a capital from 1596. It is located on the Vistula River. Warsaw is the largest city of Poland and the 8th largest city in the European Union.
  14. 14. Warsaw was destroyed: <ul><li>During Swedish occupation (in 1702)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>In the end of the II World War by Germans (in 1944)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Under a Communist regime (1945-1989)‏ </li></ul>
  15. 15. Right answer: B. In the end of II World War by Germans (in 1944) About 85% of the city had been destroyed, including the historic Old Town and the Royal Castle.
  16. 16. What is the old capital of Poland? <ul><li>Cracow </li></ul><ul><li>Gdansk </li></ul><ul><li>Vilnius </li></ul>
  17. 17. Right answer: A. Cracow Cracow was the capital from the 11th to the 16th century. Today is one of the most historically valuable cities in Europe.
  18. 18. What are the highest mountains in Poland? <ul><li>Tatras Mountains (part of the Karpats chain)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Alp Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>There are no high mountains in Poland </li></ul>
  19. 19. Right answer: A. Tatras Mountains (part of the Karpats chain) Tatras are the largest alpine-type massif in Central Europe. The highest peak on the Polish side is Rysy , which is 2 499 meters .
  20. 20. The north border of Poland is the sea. How is it called? <ul><li>North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Mediterranean Sea </li></ul><ul><li>Baltic Sea </li></ul>
  21. 21. Right answer: C. Baltic Sea Baltic seacoast is very popular place for rest among Poles, even though it’s not warm sea and the weather is fitful…
  22. 22. The highest mountain of Australia gives name one of the famous Poles. What is the name of this mountain? <ul><li>Mount Kosciuszko </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Walesa </li></ul><ul><li>Mount Mickiewicz </li></ul>
  23. 23. Right answer: A. Mount Kosciuszko It was named by the polish explorer Count Paul Edmund Strzelecki in 1840, in honor of the Polish national hero General Tadeusz Kosciuszko.
  24. 24. For over 200 years (from 1569- 1795) Poland was in strictly union with: A. Germany B. Czech Republic C. Lithuania
  25. 25. Right answer: C. Lithuania The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was one of the largest countries in 16th and 17th-century Europe.
  26. 26. In this time in The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was a unique aristocratic political system called “ Golden Freedom”. The &quot;Golden Freedom“ included: <ul><li>election of the king by all aristocracy; </li></ul><ul><li>the right of aristocracy to form a legal rebellion against a king; </li></ul><ul><li>All answers are right. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Right answer: C. All answers are right. <ul><li>The Commonwealth experimented with decentralization, confederation and federation, democracy, religious tolerance and even pacifism. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Who is the most famous electrician in Poland? <ul><li>Donald Tusk </li></ul><ul><li>Lech Walesa </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Kubica </li></ul>
  29. 29. Right answer: B. Lech Walesa Lech Walesa co-founded Solidarity (Solidarność), the Soviet bloc's first independent trade union, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983, and served as President of Poland from 1990 to 1995.
  30. 30. Whose from these composers was a Pole: <ul><li>Frederic Chopin </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Schumann </li></ul><ul><li>Antonio Vivaldi </li></ul>
  31. 31. Right answer: A. Frederic Chopin
  32. 32. Whose from these famous scientists wasn’t a Pole: <ul><li>Nicolaus Copernicus </li></ul><ul><li>Marie Skłodowska-Curie </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Edison </li></ul>
  33. 33. Right answer: C. Thomas Edison
  34. 34. Polish traditional dance is called: <ul><li>Polka </li></ul><ul><li>Polonaise </li></ul><ul><li>Waltz </li></ul>
  35. 35. Right answer: B. Polonaise
  36. 36. Polish national dish is: <ul><li>Pudding </li></ul><ul><li>Bigos </li></ul><ul><li>Hachapuri </li></ul>
  37. 37. Right answer: B. Bigos A savory stew of cabbage and meat. Typical ingredients include fresh and fermented white cabbage, various cuts of meat and sausages, often whole or puréed tomatoes, honey and mushrooms.
  38. 38. Feel invite to Poland!

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