How Much Do You Know About Poland? Quiz!

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Poland is a country that is mostly known for having most fights for freedom where is fought for its independence over forty times and there was even a period where it got lost on the map. Did you know that the kerosene lamp was invented by a polish engineer called Ignacy Lukasiewicz? Test your knowledge on Poland past and present by taking this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which is the capital of Poland?

    • A.

      Krakow

    • B.

      Warsaw

    • C.

      Katowice

    • D.

      Wroclaw

    Correct Answer
    B. Warsaw
    Explanation
    Warsaw is the correct answer because it is the capital city of Poland. It is the largest city in the country and serves as the political, economic, and cultural center of Poland. Warsaw is located in central Poland on the Vistula River and has a rich history, being one of the most important cities in Eastern Europe. It is known for its beautiful architecture, historical landmarks, and vibrant cultural scene.

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  • 2. 

    The Nobel Prize Winner of Polish Literature is...

    • A.

      Samuel Beckett

    • B.

      Heinrich Böll

    • C.

      Ernest Hemingway

    • D.

      Czesław Miłosz

    Correct Answer
    D. Czesław Miłosz
    Explanation
    Czesław Miłosz is the correct answer for the Nobel Prize Winner of Polish Literature. Miłosz was a renowned Polish poet, prose writer, and translator who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1980. His works were known for their powerful exploration of human existence and the complexities of history and politics. Miłosz's writing often reflected his experiences of living through the tumultuous events of the 20th century, including World War II and the Soviet occupation of Poland. His literary contributions have had a significant impact on Polish literature and beyond.

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  • 3. 

    Polonez is the name of Polish...

    • A.

      Bird

    • B.

      Plate

    • C.

      Dance

    • D.

      City

    Correct Answer
    C. Dance
    Explanation
    Polonez is the name of a Polish dance. It is a traditional Polish dance that originated in the 16th century. The Polonez is characterized by its slow tempo and stately movements. It is often performed at formal events and is considered a symbol of Polish national identity. The dance is known for its elegance and grace, with dancers moving in synchronized patterns and steps. The Polonez is an important part of Polish culture and is still performed and celebrated today.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the producer of Oscar winner  "Pianista"?

    • A.

      Roman Polański

    • B.

      Andrzej Wajda

    • C.

      Sean Penn

    • D.

      Krzysztof Kieślowski

    Correct Answer
    B. Andrzej Wajda
    Explanation
    Andrzej Wajda was the producer of the Oscar-winning film "Pianista".

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  • 5. 

    What is the official currency of Poland?

    • A.

      Euro

    • B.

      Zloty

    • C.

      Forint

    • D.

      Koruna

    Correct Answer
    B. Zloty
    Explanation
    The official currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty (PLN). While some European countries use the Euro (option a), Poland has maintained its national currency, the Zloty.

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  • 6. 

    Which mountains are on the southern border of Poland?

    • A.

      Alps

    • B.

      Ural

    • C.

      Carpathians

    • D.

      Apenins

    Correct Answer
    C. Carpathians
    Explanation
    The Carpathian Mountains are located on the southern border of Poland. They stretch across several countries in Eastern Europe, including Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, and Serbia. The Carpathians are known for their beautiful landscapes, diverse flora and fauna, and popular tourist destinations such as the Tatra Mountains.

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  • 7. 

    Which are the colours of Polish flag?

    • A.

      White and red

    • B.

      Blue and red

    • C.

      Red nad white

    • D.

      Blue and yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. White and red
    Explanation
    The correct answer is white and red. The Polish flag consists of two horizontal stripes - the top stripe is white and the bottom stripe is red. This flag design has been used since 1919 and represents the national colors of Poland. The white symbolizes peace and purity, while the red represents bravery and valor.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these cities is not in Poland?

    • A.

      Kiev

    • B.

      Kielce

    • C.

      Szczecin

    • D.

      Poznań

    Correct Answer
    A. Kiev
    Explanation
    Kiev is not in Poland because it is the capital city of Ukraine, not Poland.

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  • 9. 

    Who was Karol Wojtyła?

    • A.

      The Pope

    • B.

      Famous writer

    • C.

      An actor

    • D.

      A president

    Correct Answer
    A. The Pope
    Explanation
    Karol Wojtyła was the Pope. This is evident from his given name, as Karol Wojtyła was the birth name of Pope John Paul II, who served as the head of the Catholic Church from 1978 until his death in 2005. He was widely recognized and respected as the Pope, rather than being known for being a famous writer, an actor, or a president.

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  • 10. 

    How would you greet in Polish?

    • A.

      Guten morgen

    • B.

      Dobry den

    • C.

      Do widzenia

    • D.

      Dzień dobry

    Correct Answer
    D. Dzień dobry
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "dzień dobry". In Polish, "dzień dobry" is the most common way to greet someone and it translates to "good day" or "good morning". It is a polite and formal greeting used throughout the day until the late afternoon.

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  • 11. 

    Wolga is Polish river?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Wolga is Polish river" is false. The Volga River, also known as the Wolga River, is the longest river in Europe and flows through Russia. It does not flow through Poland.

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  • 12. 

    Did Robert Kubica win two Grand Prix F1?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No

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