Zlata's Diary Book By Zlata Filipović! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Below is Zlata's Diary Book By Zlata Filipović! Trivia Questions Quiz. The book tells us of eleven-year old's Zlata's life during the Bosnian war in Sarajevo and its effect on the people and the country as a whole. Have you had the chance to read the book and want to refresh your memory? Take the quiz and do just that.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What language does Zlata speak during her interviews with the various journalists?
    • A. 

      Cyrillic

    • B. 

      Bosnian

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      British-English

    • E. 

      Sarajevan

  • 2. 
    Zlata was being compared to another young girl in Germany who faced similar circumstances of genocide. What was the young German girl's name who wrote a diary which she named Kitty?
    • A. 

      Annie Deutsche

    • B. 

      Anne Frank

    • C. 

      Ada Frank

    • D. 

      Anna Deutsche

    • E. 

      Nicole Willson

  • 3. 
    Before the war reached Sarajevo, what American singer's fan club did Zlata excitedly say she was going to try to join?
    • A. 

      Bon Jovi's

    • B. 

      Mick Jagger's

    • C. 

      Dr. Alban's

    • D. 

      Madonna's

    • E. 

      Michael Jackson's

  • 4. 
    A question about the war: Three ethnic groups were fighting for power in Bosnia-Herzegovina. What were they?
    • A. 

      Italians, Mexicans and Namibians

    • B. 

      The United States and Haiti

    • C. 

      Beveridge, Marrs and Buffett

    • D. 

      Bosnian Croats, Bosnian Serbs and Muslims

    • E. 

      Herzgovinians, Croats and Serbs

  • 5. 
    In order to escape the danger of being hit by a stray bullet, when the shelling gets too dense Zlata and her family go where for protection?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Dubrovnik

    • D. 

      Auntie Boda's house

    • E. 

      Bobar's Cellar

  • 6. 
    True or false: None of Zlata's diary was published until she wrote the very last entry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In 1993, just before Christmas, Zlata and her family were allowed to leave Sarajevo. What city did they flee to?
    • A. 

      Omaha

    • B. 

      Geneva

    • C. 

      Frankfurt

    • D. 

      Paris

    • E. 

      Dubrovnik

  • 8. 
    The war erupted after Bosnia and Herzegovina declared its independence from which country?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Yugoslavia

    • D. 

      Bosnia

    • E. 

      France

  • 9. 
    Zlata fell on the stairs and hurt her leg. What caused this?
    • A. 

      She tripped over her cat, Cici

    • B. 

      The stairs were damaged from shelling

    • C. 

      Lack of nutrients from food; she was malnourished

    • D. 

      Zlata's leg was shot

    • E. 

      She tripped over the TV crew's wires and cords.

  • 10. 
    With the war going on, supplies of nearly anything were hard to get. Zlata soon became accustomed to eating plain food, but it was when the house utilities were cut off that she had problems. Which of these was NOT cut off in Zlata's house at one time or another?
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Gas

  • 11. 
    What adjectives did Zlata use to describe the war? 
    • A. 

      Stupid

    • B. 

      Idiotic

    • C. 

      Exciting

    • D. 

      Ridiculous

    • E. 

      Interesting

  • 12. 
    Zlata begins her diary on September 2, 1991. How old was she at the time?
    • A. 

      10 years old

    • B. 

      11 years old

    • C. 

      12 years old

    • D. 

      13 years old

    • E. 

      14 years old

  • 13. 
    Zlata plays a musical instrument and sings. Which musical instrument does Zlata play?
    • A. 

      Synthesizer

    • B. 

      Harp

    • C. 

      Flute

    • D. 

      Drums

    • E. 

      Piano

  • 14. 
    Most of Zlata's friends moved away to avoid the danger of war. One of her closest friends was killed when "a piece of shrapnel lodged in her brain and she died". What was Zlata's friend's name?
    • A. 

      Nedo

    • B. 

      Boda

    • C. 

      Nina

    • D. 

      Bajo

    • E. 

      Goga

  • 15. 
    What is the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Dubrovnik

    • C. 

      Santiago

    • D. 

      Sarajevo

    • E. 

      Saratoga

  • 16. 
    How did Zlata's family have to bathe?
    • A. 

      They didn't.

    • B. 

      A bucket of water, a sheet of plastic in the kitchen

    • C. 

      In the bathtub

    • D. 

      In the shower.

    • E. 

      In the Bobar's Cellar

  • 17. 
    What foods made up most of what Zlata ate during the war?
    • A. 

      Oranges, tomatoes and bread

    • B. 

      Chicken, pizza, lasagna

    • C. 

      Fruit, vegetables and meat

    • D. 

      Chocolate, bread and peas

    • E. 

      Rice, peas and spaghetti

  • 18. 
    Zlata is bilingual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Where were all three warring sides going to meet to reach a peace agreement?
    • A. 

      Geneva, Switzerland

    • B. 

      Sarajevo, B-H

    • C. 

      Omaha, Nebraska

    • D. 

      Cape Town, South Africa

    • E. 

      Mexico City, Mexico

  • 20. 
    What was Zlata's nickname?
    • A. 

      Z

    • B. 

      Mimmy

    • C. 

      Zlat

    • D. 

      Fipa

    • E. 

      Povic

  • 21. 
    Zlata's pets both died. What were they?
    • A. 

      Dog and Cat

    • B. 

      Canary and Dog

    • C. 

      Canary and Cat

    • D. 

      Bird and Dog

    • E. 

      Dog and Hamster

  • 22. 
    Who was not coming home but instead, going out on the town with the boys, giving herself over to love?
    • A. 

      Cicko

    • B. 

      Cici

    • C. 

      Nina

    • D. 

      Cristina

    • E. 

      Maja

  • 23. 
    What grade did Zlata finish by the time she was 13 at the end of the war?
    • A. 

      5th grade

    • B. 

      6th grade

    • C. 

      7th grade

    • D. 

      8th grade

    • E. 

      9th grade

  • 24. 
    During the war, flower pots, window sill holders and "bouquets" had what in them?
    • A. 

      Flowers and weeds

    • B. 

      Weeds and dirt

    • C. 

      Tomato plants, lettuce and herbs

    • D. 

      Carnations, Tiger Lillies and shells

    • E. 

      Tulips, Dandelions and Roses

  • 25. 
    Zlata said that Nedo got married and that it was an imitation of life. What does imitation mean?
    • A. 

      It's like a limitation and there is less of it.

    • B. 

      It's like a mutation and is harmful.

    • C. 

      A celebration of life because it was a wedding.

    • D. 

      To mimic (as in a mime) or reproduce a fake; to copy the real thing.