WHICH CITY WAS ONCE CALLED SERDICA?

by Bozhidara Georgieva; photography by Anthony Georgieff

Think you know Bulgaria and the Bulgarians? Take our test to double-check

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1. Which city was once called Serdica?

A. Sofia

B. Smolyan

C. Somovit

2. What is а traditional Christmas Eve dish in Bulgaria?

A. Roast turkey

B. Beans

C. Meatballs

3. Which mountain is in Bulgaria's southwest?

A. The Sakar

B. The Sredna Gora

C. The Osogovo

4. For traditional architecture, you go to...

A. Tryavna

B. Tulovo

C. Teteven

5. Which Thracian site is UNESCO listed?

A. Perperikon rock city

B. Kazanlak Tomb

C. Aleksandrovo Tomb

6. Bulgaria was founded in...

A. 1393

B. 1186

C. 681

7. Which of these towns is notorious for its traditional carpets?

A. Kotel

B. Karnobat

C. Kyustendil

8. Bulgarians drink rakiya as...

A. Apéritif

B. Digestif

C. Cocktail

9. Which Bulgarian city was called... Stalin?

A. Veliko Tarnovo

B. Pirdop

C. Varna

The correct answers:

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

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