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LEGENDS
OF MY TOWN
Quiz
on partner countries
Brno, June 3 – June 8
In general...
Turkey is the biggest country in the project,
while Slovakia is the smallest. How many times do
you think Turkey is bigger...
Which partner country has the smallest population?
Is Croatia the only
partner in the project
that still isn't a member
of the EU?
Which capital cities have
less than 1 million inhabitants?
• Zagreb, Croatia
• Istanbul, Turkey
• Prague, CZ
• Riga, Latvi...
Which two partner countries entered the EU in 2007,
during the last enlargement?
Sport
What is the most popular sport in Latvia?
Whitewater slalom is the most successful Olympic sport in
modern-day Slovakia.
How many medals have Slovak canoeists colle...
Robert Kubica
is the first Polish
_________ .
In 2002 Turkish national football team
won _________ place at the World Cup in Japan/Korea.
Bulgarian Stefka Kostadinova is the current women's
world record holder in the _________ (1987).
a) high jump
b) steeple c...
Janica Kostelić, a former Croatian alpine ski racer,
won Olympic gold _______ times.
a) 3
b) 4
c) 5
Martina Navratilova is the most successful Czech
tennis player of all times. How many times did she
reach the Wimbledon si...
How many times
has
Rafael Nadal
won Grand Slam singles titles?
In the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Romanian gymnast Nadia
Comăneci became the first gymnast ever to score _______________ in...
OLYMPIC GAMES MEDALS
Match countries with numbers of medals won
at Olympic Games.
1. Bulgaria
2. Croatia
3. Czech Republic...
History
Who was
Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk?
a) a famous Czech biologist
b) the first president of
Czechoslovakia
c) the author of the ...
What was the full name of the first Turkish president?
Who was the leader of Solidarity?
a) Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski
b) Karol Wojtyła
c) Lech Wałęsa
How many empires did
Bulgaria have in its history?
When did Croatia
gain its independence?
Ľudovít Štúr was
a) the leader of
the Slovak national revival
in the 19th century,
b) the author of the Slovak
language st...
The Roman province of Dacia was formed on
the teritory of which modern European country?
Latvia celebrates Independence
day on 18 November.
On that day, Latvia
a) gained its independence from
Russia in 1918
b) r...
What is the name of the cave in Spain famous for its Upper
Paleolithic paintings featuring drawings and rock paintings of
...
Match names for parliaments
in our partner countries.
1. Bulgaria
2. Croatia
3. Czech Republic
4. Latvia
5. Poland
6. Roma...
Geography
Danube, one of the longest rivers in Europe, runs
through four partner countries. Select them.
1. Bulgaria
2. Croatia
3. C...
How many national parks does Poland have?
Which of the following mountains is not located
in Turkey?
b) Mount Hermon
c) Mount Ararat
a) Nemrut Dag
Which of these Spanish sites is not on the UNESCO
World Heritage List?
c) Santiago de Compostela
b)
Alhambra
a)
Real Palac...
Which mountains run through the center of Romania?
Which mountains are
represented on the
Slovakian coat of arms?
What is the name
of this Czech town
famous for its spa?
How many islands does Croatia have?
a) around 800
b) more than a thousand
c) several thousands
Rozova dolina in Bulgaria is famous for cultivating
a) raisins
b) rosemary
c) roses.
Latvia's highest point is Gaiziņkalns,
a) 311.6 m
b) 785.1 m
c) 1632.3 m
Culture
Plitvice NP in Croatia are on UNESCO's
World Heritage List. True or False?
Select the only Turkish winner of
the Nobel Prize for Literature.
a) Nâzım Hikmet
b) Orhan Pamuk
c) Nâmık Kemal
Where is this cathedral?
Which of these is not a famous Czech?
a) Franz Kafka (major fiction writer of the 20th
century who wrote primarily in Germ...
Andy Warhol
(1928–1987),
a leading figure in
the 20th century
visual art movement
known as pop art,
is originally from ......
Eugène Ionesco,
a world famous writer and one of the
foremost figures of the Theatre of the
Absurd, was born in ...?
What is the
most famous
Spanish novel
in the world?
Which group of languages does Latvian
language belong to?
Maria Skłodowska Curie
is a famous scientist from ...
a. Black Queen
b. Madara Horseman
c. Baron Trenk
d. Vlad the Impaler
e. El Nuberu
f. Gold of the Baltic Sea
g. the Amazons...
The choice of the name COMENIUS for this part of the
SOCRATES programme is a reminder of Europe's rich
educational heritag...
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  1. 1. LEGENDS OF MY TOWN Quiz on partner countries Brno, June 3 – June 8
  2. 2. In general...
  3. 3. Turkey is the biggest country in the project, while Slovakia is the smallest. How many times do you think Turkey is bigger than Slovakia?
  4. 4. Which partner country has the smallest population?
  5. 5. Is Croatia the only partner in the project that still isn't a member of the EU?
  6. 6. Which capital cities have less than 1 million inhabitants? • Zagreb, Croatia • Istanbul, Turkey • Prague, CZ • Riga, Latvia • Sofia, Bulgaria • Bucharest, Romania • Warsaw, Poland • Madrid, Spain • Bratislava, Slovakia
  7. 7. Which two partner countries entered the EU in 2007, during the last enlargement?
  8. 8. Sport
  9. 9. What is the most popular sport in Latvia?
  10. 10. Whitewater slalom is the most successful Olympic sport in modern-day Slovakia. How many medals have Slovak canoeists collected on Summer Olympic Games since their first appearance in Atlanta 1996?
  11. 11. Robert Kubica is the first Polish _________ .
  12. 12. In 2002 Turkish national football team won _________ place at the World Cup in Japan/Korea.
  13. 13. Bulgarian Stefka Kostadinova is the current women's world record holder in the _________ (1987). a) high jump b) steeple chase c) discus throw
  14. 14. Janica Kostelić, a former Croatian alpine ski racer, won Olympic gold _______ times. a) 3 b) 4 c) 5
  15. 15. Martina Navratilova is the most successful Czech tennis player of all times. How many times did she reach the Wimbledon singles final?
  16. 16. How many times has Rafael Nadal won Grand Slam singles titles?
  17. 17. In the 1976 Summer Olympics, the Romanian gymnast Nadia Comăneci became the first gymnast ever to score _______________ in an Olympic event. At the time she was only 15 years old.
  18. 18. OLYMPIC GAMES MEDALS Match countries with numbers of medals won at Olympic Games. 1. Bulgaria 2. Croatia 3. Czech Republic 4. Latvia 5. Poland 6. Romania 7. Slovakia 8. Spain 9. Turkey a) 22 b) 28 c) 33 d) 59 e) 87 f) 133 g) 220 h) 285 i) 302
  19. 19. History
  20. 20. Who was Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk? a) a famous Czech biologist b) the first president of Czechoslovakia c) the author of the Czech anthem
  21. 21. What was the full name of the first Turkish president?
  22. 22. Who was the leader of Solidarity? a) Wojciech Witold Jaruzelski b) Karol Wojtyła c) Lech Wałęsa
  23. 23. How many empires did Bulgaria have in its history?
  24. 24. When did Croatia gain its independence?
  25. 25. Ľudovít Štúr was a) the leader of the Slovak national revival in the 19th century, b) the author of the Slovak language standard c) member of the Hungarian Parliament d) all of the above.
  26. 26. The Roman province of Dacia was formed on the teritory of which modern European country?
  27. 27. Latvia celebrates Independence day on 18 November. On that day, Latvia a) gained its independence from Russia in 1918 b) restored its independence in 1991 c) entered the EU in 2004
  28. 28. What is the name of the cave in Spain famous for its Upper Paleolithic paintings featuring drawings and rock paintings of wild mammals and human hands?
  29. 29. Match names for parliaments in our partner countries. 1. Bulgaria 2. Croatia 3. Czech Republic 4. Latvia 5. Poland 6. Romania 7. Slovakia 8. Spain 9. Turkey a) Cortes b) Meclis c) Parlament d) Parlamentul e) Rada f) Sabor g) Sabranie h) Saeima i) Sejm
  30. 30. Geography
  31. 31. Danube, one of the longest rivers in Europe, runs through four partner countries. Select them. 1. Bulgaria 2. Croatia 3. Czech Republic 4. Latvia 5. Poland 6. Romania 7. Slovakia 8. Spain 9. Turkey
  32. 32. How many national parks does Poland have?
  33. 33. Which of the following mountains is not located in Turkey? b) Mount Hermon c) Mount Ararat a) Nemrut Dag
  34. 34. Which of these Spanish sites is not on the UNESCO World Heritage List? c) Santiago de Compostela b) Alhambra a) Real Palacio
  35. 35. Which mountains run through the center of Romania?
  36. 36. Which mountains are represented on the Slovakian coat of arms?
  37. 37. What is the name of this Czech town famous for its spa?
  38. 38. How many islands does Croatia have? a) around 800 b) more than a thousand c) several thousands
  39. 39. Rozova dolina in Bulgaria is famous for cultivating a) raisins b) rosemary c) roses.
  40. 40. Latvia's highest point is Gaiziņkalns, a) 311.6 m b) 785.1 m c) 1632.3 m
  41. 41. Culture
  42. 42. Plitvice NP in Croatia are on UNESCO's World Heritage List. True or False?
  43. 43. Select the only Turkish winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. a) Nâzım Hikmet b) Orhan Pamuk c) Nâmık Kemal
  44. 44. Where is this cathedral?
  45. 45. Which of these is not a famous Czech? a) Franz Kafka (major fiction writer of the 20th century who wrote primarily in German) b) Antonín Dvořák (composer of Romantic music) c) Gregor Mendel (the father of genetics; he studied the inheritance of certain traits in pea plants) d) All of the above are famous Czechs.
  46. 46. Andy Warhol (1928–1987), a leading figure in the 20th century visual art movement known as pop art, is originally from .... ?
  47. 47. Eugène Ionesco, a world famous writer and one of the foremost figures of the Theatre of the Absurd, was born in ...?
  48. 48. What is the most famous Spanish novel in the world?
  49. 49. Which group of languages does Latvian language belong to?
  50. 50. Maria Skłodowska Curie is a famous scientist from ...
  51. 51. a. Black Queen b. Madara Horseman c. Baron Trenk d. Vlad the Impaler e. El Nuberu f. Gold of the Baltic Sea g. the Amazons h. Riga roosters i. Juraj Janošik 1. Bulgaria 2. Croatia 3. Czech Republic 4. Latvia 5. Poland 6. Romania 7. Slovakia 8. Spain 9. Turkey Match the legends with the partner countries.
  52. 52. The choice of the name COMENIUS for this part of the SOCRATES programme is a reminder of Europe's rich educational heritage. Jan Komensky (Ianus Comenius (1592-1670), was born in what is today the Czech Republic, was a theologian, philosopher and pedagogue who believed that only through education could man achieve his full potential and lead a truly harmonious life. He was one of the founding fathers of modern education, but, having lived through the period of the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648), Comenius was also a cosmopolitan and universalist who strove incessantly for human rights, peace between the nations, social peace and the unity of mankind. Did you know...?

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