Bulgaria - Culture, History, Places

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Bulgaria - Culture, History, Places

Bulgaria is a very interesting country that covers the black sea coastline and has a very captivating history. Did you know that the oldest gold treasure in the world was found in Bulgaria? The quiz below is designed to see how much you know about the culture, history and places. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which empire dominated Bulgaria for 500 years?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Mongol

    • C. 

      Byzantine

    • D. 

      Ottoman

  • 2. 
    What is the official language of Bulgaria?
  • 3. 
    What is the Bulgarian word for gypsy (male)?
    • A. 

      джипси (jipsi)

    • B. 

      циганин (tsiganin)

    • C. 

      румънец (rumunets)

    • D. 

      мужик (muzhik)

  • 4. 
    Which city would I visit if I wanted to swim in the Black Sea?
    • A. 

      Varna

    • B. 

      Sofia

    • C. 

      Bansko

    • D. 

      Pernik

  • 5. 
    Which city would I visit if I wanted to go skiing?
    • A. 

      Bourgas

    • B. 

      Bansko

    • C. 

      Razlog

    • D. 

      Albena

  • 6. 
    Which city would I visit if I wanted to see Tsarevets, a medieval fortress?
    • A. 

      Sofia

    • B. 

      Stara Zagora

    • C. 

      Plovdiv

    • D. 

      Veliko Turnovo

  • 7. 
    True or false: Bulgaria was once part of Yugoslavia.
  • 8. 
    This city has been known throughout the ages by the names of Eumolpias, Trimontium and Philippopolis, among others.
    • A. 

      Sofia

    • B. 

      Plovdiv

    • C. 

      Veliko Turnovo

    • D. 

      Pamporovo

  • 9. 
    According to BG superstition, what will happen if you place your purse on the ground?
    • A. 

      It will be stolen.

    • B. 

      You will have a week of bad luck.

    • C. 

      You will lose all the money inside.

    • D. 

      Nothing, though your purse might get a little dirty.

  • 10. 
    Which of these English translations is the name of a song that became an overnight sensation after it was used at an audition for Music Idol (their version of American Idol)?
    • A. 

      "I Have Slaughtered Six Chickens"

    • B. 

      "Stalin Loves Us, Every One"

    • C. 

      "Tie Your Shoes Already"

    • D. 

      "Don't Sleep With My Sister"

  • 11. 
    Two of these things are rarely seen in Bulgarian dwellings. Select them.
    • A. 

      Shower curtains

    • B. 

      Sinks

    • C. 

      Window rails and stiles

    • D. 

      Televisions

    • E. 

      Washing machines