BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/ en IN WHICH MOUNTAIN IS MALYOVITSA PEAK? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-mountain-malyovitsa-peak-2602 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">IN WHICH MOUNTAIN IS MALYOVITSA PEAK?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 09/02/2020 - 18:25</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians?&nbsp;Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-09/mountain.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-09/mountain.jpg" width="1000" height="667" alt="mountain.jpg" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Which Bulgarian city is located on three borders?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Silistra</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Svilengrad</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Sliven</p> <p><strong>2.&nbsp;On 22 September 1908 Bulgaria proclaimed independence from...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Ottoman Empire</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>The Russian Empire</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>The Byzantine Empire</p> <p><strong>3. In which mountain is Malyovitsa Peak?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>The Pirin</p> <p><strong>C. </strong>The Rila</p> <p><strong>4.&nbsp;The Bulgarian coat-of-arms has how many lions?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> One</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Two</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Three</p> <p><strong>5.&nbsp;Which is Sofia's longest boulevard?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Vitosha</p> <p><strong>B. </strong>Tsarigradsko Shose</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Bulgaria</p> <p><strong>6.&nbsp;What is meatball in Bulgarian?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong><em>Kyufte</em></p> <p><strong>B. </strong><em>Kebapche</em></p> <p><strong>C.</strong> <em>Karnache</em></p> <p><strong>7. Which Bulgarian footballer has a Ballon d'Or award?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Dimitar Berbatov</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Hristo Stoytchkov</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Stiliyan Petrov</p> <p><strong>8.&nbsp;Which of these towns&nbsp;is not a spa destination?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Dimitrovgrad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Devin</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Hisarya</p> <p><strong>9.&nbsp;Bulgaria is among the largest world exporters of...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Foiе gras</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Black caviar</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Lobsters&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>The correct answers:&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>2.&nbsp;</strong>– A; <strong>3.&nbsp;</strong>– C; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– A&nbsp;</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-167-168" hreflang="en">Issue 167-168</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=2602&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="xEoHx4YYO5xQZvg944AuNFPQVbs_vCD7pm4KSYLLu-0"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:25:47 +0000 DimanaT 2602 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-mountain-malyovitsa-peak-2602#comments BACHKOVO MONASTERY IS IN WHICH MOUNTAIN? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bachkovo-monastery-which-mountain-2347 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BACHKOVO MONASTERY IS IN WHICH MOUNTAIN?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 08/05/2020 - 11:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians?&nbsp;Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-08/bulgarias%20monthly%20quiz%20166.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-08/bulgarias%20monthly%20quiz%20166.jpg" width="1000" height="667" alt="bulgarias monthly quiz 166.jpg" title="Bachkovo Monastery" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. In August, Bulgarians traditionally...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Roast pumpkin</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Roast lamb</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Roast peppers</p> <p><strong>2. Bachkovo Monastery is in which mountain?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Strandzha</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Rhodope</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>3.&nbsp;On which day do Bulgarians believe that the sea changes and kills people?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 6 August, Transfiguration</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 8 August, St Emilian Confessor</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 15 August, Dormition of the Mother of God</p> <p><strong>4. On 11 August 1877, Bulgarians and Russians fought the Ottomans at...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Stara Zagora</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Svishtov</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Shipka Pass</p> <p><strong>5.&nbsp;Under Communism, Bulgaria manufactured cars of which brand?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Renault</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Ford</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Audi</p> <p><strong>6.&nbsp;Which Bulgarian town enjoys Mediterranean climate?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Knezha</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Gorna Oryahovitsa</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Petrich</p> <p><strong>7.&nbsp;How many MPs make the Bulgarian Parliament?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 240</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 120</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 400</p> <p><strong>8. Who is called&nbsp;the Patriarch of Bulgarian literature?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Georgi Gospodinov</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Evtimiy of Tarnovo</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Ivan Vazov</p> <p><strong>9. Where is UNESCO-listed Srebarna Lake?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>By the Danube</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In the Rila</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> On the Black Sea&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>The correct answers:&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– C;<strong> 2.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– A;<strong> 6.</strong>&nbsp;– C;&nbsp;<strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>8.&nbsp;</strong>– C; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– A.&nbsp;</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-166" hreflang="en">Issue 166</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=2347&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="MChzwOatHggk5TCUFWqPHmpWun2QCMPUCkpf0MBe9jQ"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 05 Aug 2020 08:00:43 +0000 DimanaT 2347 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bachkovo-monastery-which-mountain-2347#comments WHICH CITY WAS CREATED FROM SCRATCH UNDER COMMUNISM? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-city-was-created-scratch-under-communism-1810 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH CITY WAS CREATED FROM SCRATCH UNDER COMMUNISM?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 07/03/2020 - 11:15</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians?&nbsp;Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-07/dimitrovgrad.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-07/dimitrovgrad.jpg" width="1000" height="666" alt="Dimitrovgrad 4.jpg" title="Dimitrovgrad" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><strong>1. Which river passes by Sofia?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Danube</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Which Bulgarian tradition takes place on the morning of 1 July?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Slaughtering of home-bred pigs</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Greeting the rising sun</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Dancing barefoot in live coal</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Which was the last project of Bulgaria-born artist Christo?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Floating Piers</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The London Mastaba</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Gates</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. This year the Bulgarian lev celebrates its...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 30th anniversary</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 90th anniversary</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 140th anniversary</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Where in Bulgaria were the earliest Homo sapiens remains in Europe found?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Yellow brick road in Central Sofia</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Rozhen area in the Rhodope</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Bacho Kiro Cave</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. What cheese do you need for Shopska salad?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> White</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Yellow</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Cottage</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. Which city was created from scratch under Communism?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Dimitrovgrad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Ruse</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. Which mountain is also called Balkan?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Rila</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Vitosha</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Bulgaria has how many UNESCO World Heritage sites?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 2</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 5</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 9&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The correct answers:&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1.</strong> – A; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>3.</strong> – B; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– C.&nbsp;</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-165" hreflang="en">Issue 165</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=1810&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="lgTv_64cb8djbTLXnpYFzMg0IWPUyFlAFHslhnETKwc"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Fri, 03 Jul 2020 08:15:28 +0000 DimanaT 1810 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-city-was-created-scratch-under-communism-1810#comments WHICH BULGARIAN CITY WAS DUBBED LITTLE VIENNA FOR ITS ARCHITECTURE? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-bulgarian-city-was-dubbed-little-vienna-its-architecture-331 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHICH BULGARIAN CITY WAS DUBBED LITTLE VIENNA FOR ITS ARCHITECTURE?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 06/02/2020 - 16:33</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians?&nbsp;Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-06/little%20vienna.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-06/little%20vienna.jpg" width="1000" height="665" alt="little vienna.jpg" title="Little Vienna?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. What are the colours of the Bulgarian national flag?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> White, green, red</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Yellow, blue, red</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> White, blue, red</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgarians believed that on St John's Day, 24 June...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Stars fall from the sky</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Vampires roam</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Healing herbs become stronger</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Which Bulgarian city was dubbed Little Vienna for its architecture?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Karnobat</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Ruse</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. Where is Kaliakra Fortress?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In the Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> At the Black Sea</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Above Stara Zagora</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Which Bulgarian ruler was not laid in a mausoleum after he died?</strong></p> <p><strong>A. </strong>Prince Alexander I Battenberg</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> King Boris III</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Georgi Dimitrov</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. Where in Bulgaria are the so-called Blue Rocks?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Near Sliven</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Near Yambol</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> There is no such&nbsp;thing</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. Where is Bulgaria's&nbsp;only oil refinery?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In Smolyan</p> <p><strong>B</strong>. In Burgas</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> In Varna</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. Bulgarians are proud with their exceptional...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Courgettes</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Pumpkins</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Tomatoes</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Apricot <em>rakiya</em> is typical for which region?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Troyan</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Silistra</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Melnik&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>The correct answers to the questions:&nbsp;</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– B.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-164" hreflang="en">Issue 164</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=331&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="iH7HYD98nIHBesTlCNSjJwGWoafTJ8X_e9qf2Y7K5gg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Tue, 02 Jun 2020 13:33:38 +0000 DimanaT 331 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/which-bulgarian-city-was-dubbed-little-vienna-its-architecture-331#comments BULGARIANS TAKE WHICH PLACE IN THE EU IN WASTE RECYCLING? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgarians-take-which-place-eu-waste-recycling-112 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BULGARIANS TAKE WHICH PLACE IN THE EU IN WASTE RECYCLING?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/30/2020 - 08:46</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3></div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-05/traditional-village.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-05/traditional-village.jpg" width="800" height="532" alt="traditional-village.jpg" title="Shiroka Laka?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. In Bulgarian tradition, St George, whose high day is 6 May, is the patron of...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;Soldiers and shepherds</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Bankers and fishermen</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Winemakers and publicans</p> <p><strong>2. The Bulgarian language belongs to which group?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;Ilirian</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Daco-Thracian</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Slavic</p> <p><strong>3. Bulgaria organised its first presidential elections in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;1879</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;1991</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;1946</p> <p><strong>4. The first railway in Bulgaria was built in 1866 between...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;Sofia and Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Stara Zagora and Burgas</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Ruse and Varna</p> <p><strong>5. Which hunting game species was introduced in Bulgaria in the 1960s?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;European bison</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Wild boar</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Wolf</p> <p><strong>6. How many nuclear power plants are there in Bulgaria?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;One</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Two</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;None</p> <p><strong>7. Where in the Rhodope can you see traditional architecture?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;Velingrad</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Kardzhali</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Shiroka Laka</p> <p><strong>8. Bulgarians take which place in the EU in waste recycling?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;First</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Last</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;14th</p> <p><strong>9. Which of these resorts is at the Black Sea coast?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong>&nbsp;Albena</p> <p><strong>B.</strong>&nbsp;Pamporovo</p> <p><strong>C.</strong>&nbsp;Borovets</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><em>The correct answers to the questions:</em></p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– C;&nbsp;<strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– B;&nbsp;<strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– C;&nbsp;<strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– A;&nbsp;<strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– C;&nbsp;<strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– B;&nbsp;<strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– A.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-163" hreflang="en">Issue 163</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=112&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="DJ7KyjdifaQWkAP_Ctf1FfiID8mJD1d7r-QItNktCRg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Thu, 30 Apr 2020 05:46:08 +0000 DimanaT 112 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgarians-take-which-place-eu-waste-recycling-112#comments BULGARIANS CLAIM WHICH TRADITIONAL PRODUCT PROTECTS FROM COVID-19? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgarians-claim-which-traditional-product-protects-covid-19-135 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BULGARIANS CLAIM WHICH TRADITIONAL PRODUCT PROTECTS FROM COVID-19?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:18</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3></div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-05/fortress-bulgaria.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-05/fortress-bulgaria.jpg" width="800" height="531" alt="fortress-bulgaria.jpg" title="Vidin?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. In 1876 Bulgarians rebelled against...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Ottoman Empire</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Russian Empire</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The British Empire</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgarian Stefka Kostadinova's world record in women high jump is still unchallenged. She jumped 2.09 m in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1997</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1987</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 2007</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Where in Bulgaria can you see a fully-preserved fortress?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Gotse Delchev</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Vidin</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Malko Tarnovo</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. The name of Stara Planina mountain range means...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Long Mountain</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Old Mountain</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Dangerous Mountain</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Which motorway do you need to take from Sofia to Varna?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Hemus</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Trakiya</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Maritsa</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. Bulgarians claim which traditional product protects from COVID-19?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Slanina, or Bulgarian bacon</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Shopska salad</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Rakiya brandy</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. Where are the Melnik Sand Pyramids?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In the southwest</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Near the Danube</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> In the Rhodope</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. Sofia's largest neighbourhood is...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Mladost</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Moderno Predgradie</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Lyulin</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. What colour is the first egg Bulgarians dye for Easter?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> White</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Green</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Red</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The correct answers to the questions:</strong></p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– C.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-162" hreflang="en">Issue 162</a> <a href="/index.php/taxonomy/term/260" hreflang="en">coronavirus</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=135&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="fr1lzdGXCqsVa-XjmIAScNqspWAGARq0Tn_n87Ex5Cg"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Tue, 31 Mar 2020 05:18:30 +0000 DimanaT 135 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgarians-claim-which-traditional-product-protects-covid-19-135#comments WHO WAS THE LAST BULGARIAN KING BEFORE THE OTTOMANS INVADED? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/who-was-last-bulgarian-king-ottomans-invaded-175 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHO WAS THE LAST BULGARIAN KING BEFORE THE OTTOMANS INVADED?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 02/24/2020 - 08:05</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians?&nbsp;Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-06/martenitsa.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-06/martenitsa.jpg" width="697" height="561" alt="martenitsa.jpg" title="A national day gift?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Dragomir Ushev</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. Bulgarians celebrate their national day on...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1 March</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 3 March</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 8 March</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Who was the last Bulgarian king before the Ottomans invaded?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Ivan Asen II</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Ivan Aleksandar</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Ivan Shishman</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Where in Bulgaria you can see a steppe landscape and ecosystem?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> On the northern Black Sea coast</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In Sofia Plain</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> In the Mesta Valley</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. Where is The Devil's Throat cave?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In the Strandzha</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In the Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> In the Rhodope</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Which frescoes are harbinger of Renaissance art, according to Bulgarians?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In St Aleksandar Nevsky Cathedral</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In Rila Monastery</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> In Boyana Church</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. Which wine variety is typical for Bulgaria's Northwest?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Shiroka Melnishka</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Gamza</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Mavrud</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. Which Bulgarian city is the heir to Roman Sexaginta Prista?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Ruse</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Sofia</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. What is a staple of Bulgarian cuisine?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Pancakes</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Yoghurt</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Strawberry jam</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Bulgaria's head of state is the...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> President</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Prime Minister</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Chief Prosecutor</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The correct answers to the questions:</p> <p><strong>1.&nbsp;</strong>– B; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>4.&nbsp;</strong>– C; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– A.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-161" hreflang="en">Issue 161</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=175&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="lFMJZ4hwExFr22uehBEfbrtyFuBrM7mejZVGefIw7Yw"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Mon, 24 Feb 2020 06:05:52 +0000 DimanaT 175 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/who-was-last-bulgarian-king-ottomans-invaded-175#comments WHAT DO BULGARIANS CELEBRATE ON 14 FEBRUARY? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/what-do-bulgarians-celebrate-14-february-226 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">WHAT DO BULGARIANS CELEBRATE ON 14 FEBRUARY?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 12/23/2019 - 09:27</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-06/Etara.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-06/Etara.jpg" width="800" height="536" alt="Etara.jpg " title="Etara" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. What is <em>panelka</em>?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> A prefabricated apartment block from the times of Communism</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> A failed politician</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> A fake taxi driver</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Etara traditional architecture openair museum is near which city?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Varna</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Gabrovo</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Burgas</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Which of these rivers does not flow into the Aegean Sea?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Mesta</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Yantra</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. What do Bulgarians celebrate on 14 February?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> St Trifon Zarezan and wine</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> St Valentine and love</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Both</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. The lowest temperature ever measured in Bulgaria was -38.3ºC and was recorded in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 2017</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1997</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1947</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. Which town is famed for its pottery and rakiya?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Sliven</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Troyan</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Shumen</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. Which herb is not typical for Bulgarian cuisine?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Lemon grass</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Parsley</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Lovage</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. Traditional Bulgarian music uses odd meter time signature of...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 7/8</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 5/8</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 9/8</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Before the church calendar reform in 1967, Bulgarians celebrated Christmas on...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1 March</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 7 January</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 31 January</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The correct answers to the questions:</p> <p><strong>1.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>7.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– B.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-159-160" hreflang="en">Issue 159-160</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=226&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="6C7ozEZKYgLTsdbAg1O0c_tnZgwG3mekhRWL4oAYL0M"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Mon, 23 Dec 2019 07:27:05 +0000 DimanaT 226 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/what-do-bulgarians-celebrate-14-february-226#comments FOOTBALL WAS INTRODUCED TO BULGARIA BY A SWISS ATHLETE IN... https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/football-was-introduced-bulgaria-swiss-athlete-269 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">FOOTBALL WAS INTRODUCED TO BULGARIA BY A SWISS ATHLETE IN...</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 11/27/2019 - 15:34</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-06/map%20of%20europe.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-06/map%20of%20europe.jpg" width="800" height="571" alt="map of europe.jpg" title="Sofia Airport Terminal X?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. Which major river flows by Sofia?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Danube</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Struma</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. What is the Bulgarian traditional food for Christmas Eve?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Beans</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Roast lamb</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Stuffed carp</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Where is the Buzludzha House and Memorial of the Bulgarian Communist Party?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> In Central Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In the Stara Planina</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> On Kaliakra Cape</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. Which Bulgarian ruler repelled an Arab conquest in the Balkans in the 8th century?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> King Simeon I</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Khan Tervel</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> King Boris III</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Football was introduced to Bulgaria by a Swiss athlete in...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1894</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1944</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1934</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. How many terminals does Sofia Airport have?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> One</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Two</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Three</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. In 2019, which extinct animal species was reintroduced in the Rhodope?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> European bison</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Brown bear</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Wild cat</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. How many letters are there in the Bulgarian alphabet?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 26</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 28</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 30</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Bulgarian Kristalina Georgieva became the head of...</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The International Monetary Fund</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The United Nations</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The European Commission</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The correct answers to the questions:</p> <p><strong>1.</strong> – C; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>3.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>5.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>7.</strong> – A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>9.&nbsp;</strong>– A.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-158" hreflang="en">Issue 158</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=269&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="HsrgLvKjNiIQag4zn86arzYiVNpY9hN-qBnGmznvEHA"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 27 Nov 2019 13:34:27 +0000 DimanaT 269 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/football-was-introduced-bulgaria-swiss-athlete-269#comments BULGARIA WAS FOUNDED IN WHICH YEAR? https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgaria-was-founded-which-year-285 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">BULGARIA WAS FOUNDED IN WHICH YEAR?</span> <div class="field field--name-field-author-name field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">by Bozhidara Georgieva</div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/index.php/user/251" lang="" about="/index.php/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" class="username">DimanaT</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 10/30/2019 - 13:31</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-subtitle field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><h3>Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to doublecheck</h3> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__items"> <div class="images-container clearfix"> <div class="image-preview clearfix"> <div class="image-wrapper clearfix"> <div class="field__item"> <div class="overlay-container"> <span class="overlay overlay--colored"> <span class="overlay-inner"> <span class="overlay-icon overlay-icon--button overlay-icon--white overlay-animated overlay-fade-top"> <i class="fa fa-plus"></i> </span> </span> <a class="overlay-target-link image-popup" href="https://www.vagabond.bg/sites/default/files/2020-06/traditional%20bulgarian%20town.jpg"></a> </span> <img src="/sites/default/files/2020-06/traditional%20bulgarian%20town.jpg" width="800" height="533" alt="traditional bulgarian town.jpg" title="Is this a spa resort?" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field uk-text-bold uk-margin-small-top uk-margin-medium-bottom field--name-field-image-credits field--type-string field--label-hidden field__item">© Anthony Georgieff</div> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>1. What happened in Bulgaria on 10&nbsp;November 1989?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Bulgaria seceded from the USSR</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Communist dictator Todor Zhivkov was deposed</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Building of the Belene Nuclear Power Plant started</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2. Bulgaria was founded in which year?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 618</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 893</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 681</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>3. Which of these towns is a spa resort?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Tryavna</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Melnik</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Hisarya</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>4. In autumn, Bulgarians traditionally eat pumpkin…</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Baked</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> In latte</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> As soup</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>5. Which ancient people inhabited the Bulgarian lands?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Thracians</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Etruscans</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Hittites</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>6. Which river flows entirely in Bulgarian territory?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> The Maritsa</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> The Iskar</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> The Danube</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>7. The dance Bulgarians perform during feasts and celebrations is called…</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> <em>Horo</em></p> <p><strong>B.</strong> <em>Hurka</em></p> <p><strong>C.</strong> <em>Hlyab</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>8. Bulgaria's territory last changed in…</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> 1940</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> 1885</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> 1919</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>9. Which city has an international airport?</strong></p> <p><strong>A.</strong> Ruse</p> <p><strong>B.</strong> Plovdiv</p> <p><strong>C.</strong> Shumen</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>The correct answers to the questions:</p> <p><strong>1.</strong> – B; <strong>2.</strong>&nbsp;– C; <strong>3.&nbsp;</strong>– C; <strong>4.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>5.&nbsp;</strong>– A; <strong>6.</strong>&nbsp;– B; <strong>7.</strong> – A; <strong>8.</strong>&nbsp;– A; <strong>9.</strong>&nbsp;– B.</p> </div> <a href="/index.php/archive/issue-157" hreflang="en">Issue 157</a> <div class="field field--name-field-mt-post-category field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field--entity-reference-target-type-taxonomy-term clearfix field__items"> <div class="field__item"><a href="/index.php/fun/bulgaria-s-monthly-quiz" hreflang="en">BULGARIA&#039;S MONTHLY QUIZ</a></div> </div> <section class="field field--name-comment field--type-comment field--label-above comment-wrapper"> <h2 class="title comment-form__title">Add new comment</h2> <drupal-render-placeholder callback="comment.lazy_builders:renderForm" arguments="0=node&amp;1=285&amp;2=comment&amp;3=comment" token="2u7SucTKw6beg7-jglaabpQ2pYPLrK1hHgXNp7Lh618"></drupal-render-placeholder> </section> Wed, 30 Oct 2019 11:31:20 +0000 DimanaT 285 at https://www.vagabond.bg https://www.vagabond.bg/index.php/bulgaria-was-founded-which-year-285#comments