BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

Wed, 10/01/2008 - 13:40

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

1. Kostadin "Kotse Matsa" Hadzhiivanov, the Interpol-sought Petrich town councillor, was arrested at the Greek border. The Greek police later transferred him to Germany to face charges of:

A. Speeding
B. Cigarette smuggling
C. People trafficking and inducement to prostitution

2. In September the heating utilities in Sofia, Burgas, Vratsa and Pleven started shutting off the supply of heating energy so that they can collect unpaid bills. Those who remained without hot water were:

A. The people in arrears
B. Those who have paid regularly
C. Both those in arrears and those who have paid regularly but live in an apartment building in which more than 80 percent of the people are in arrears

3. One of the most significant finds of late archaeologist Georgi Kitov is:

A. The Thracian shrine at Starosel
B. The Perperikon complex
C. The Panagyurishte gold treasure

4. In Bulgaria the school year begins on:

A. 1 October
B. 15 September
C. 10 September

5. How much funding did the government provide for celebrating Bulgaria's Independence on 22 September?

A. 10,000 leva
B. 100,000 leva
C.10 million leva

6. Employers in Ruse imported foreign workers. They came from:

A. The Dutch West Indies
B. Kazakhstan
C.Vietnam

7. Dimitar Berbatov's Bulgarian moniker is:

A. Berba
B. Berbo
C. Mitaka

Correct answers: 1. B; 2. C; 3. A; 4. B; 5. C; 6. C; 7. A

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