BULGARIA'S MONTHLY QUIZ

Rate this item
(0 votes)
Todorovden ritual? Todorovden ritual?

1. The Guinness Book of Records admitted Bulgarian Dimitar Kerin as

A. The first civil servant in the world fired for playing Farmville at work

B. The tallest man in the world

C. The owner of the longest moustaches in the world

2. What kind of gadget was given as a present from GERB to the ministers and the MPs of the party?

A. BlackBerry 9300

B. iPad

C. Vertu mobile phones

3. Which expression doesn't mean "Thank you!" in Bulgarian?

A. Blagodarya!

B. Merci!

C. Hayde!

4. What is the area of Bulgaria?

A. 110 000 sq.km

B. 200 000 sq.km

C. 90 sq.km

5. What are the colours of martenitsa, the twisted threads the Bulgarians put on on 1 March?

A. Black and white

B. Red and blue

C. Red and white

6. In what Bulgarian region do the Shopi live?

A. The Sofia plain and the towns of Pernik, Svoge, Radomir, Samokov

B. Plovdiv and the Thracian plain

C. Varna and the North East

7. How many Bulgarians were counted in the this year's census via Internet?

A. 500,000

B. 1,500,000

C. 3,100,000

8. Which of these Bulgarian grape varieties is used in white wines?

A. Shiroka melnishka loza

B. Misket

C. Pamid

9. On Todorovden, or the Day of St Theodor, which this year is on 12 March, Bulgarian traditionally...

A. Organise horse races

B. Jump over bonfire

C. Slaughter home-grown pigs

Check the correct answers on the next page


The correct answers to the questions:

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

Read 5871 times Last modified on Wednesday, 29 June 2016 13:29

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter all the required information, indicated by an asterisk (*). HTML code is not allowed.

Society

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRATES BULGARIAN SUPERHEROES

AMERICA FOR BULGARIA FOUNDATION CELEBRAT…

Over 500 representatives of the Bulgarian NGO sector, entrepreneurs and diplomats attended the annual meeting of the America for Bulgaria Foundation with its grantees in Sofia, on 30 January. Everyday...

Vagabond Interviews

IRENA JOTEVA: THE ART OF STAYING RELEVAN…

IRENA JOTEVA: THE ART OF STAYING RELEVANT IN CHANGING TIMES

Irena Joteva, Managing Partner at HILL International Bulgaria, on how to navigate in the times of global labour market transformation

Copyright © Vagabond Media Ltd 2006-2018. All Rights Reserved

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website