Sunday, 13 January 2013

Balkan Quiz - Week Seven

(Source: 123rf.com)
QUESTIONS (1 point):
  1. Recently performing shows in Australia, turbo-folk singer 'Ceca' hails from which nation?
  2. What is the name of the Croatian TV Soap Opera which has been sold to over 17 countries and was turned into a film titled 'Izgubljeni Princ' last year? (Hint: 'Larin ......'?)
  3. 'Karlovacko' is a beer originating from the city of Karlovac. In which country is Karlovac located?
  4. Which USA state is home to two cevapi restaurants known as 'Cevabdzinica Sarajevo'?
  5. Which Sarajevo institution last week celebrated 476 years of continuous operation?
  6. Which major international airline began running commercial flights last year between Zagreb and the Middle East, via Budapest?
  7. TRUE OR FALSE? The Austro-Hungarian Empire ruled Bosnia and Herzegovina until 1941.
  8. As part of their EURO Gap Year program, Australian TV personalities 'Hamish and Andy' jumped from the Stari Most ('Old Bridge') in which Bosnian city?
  9. What am I asking for if I say, "Moze li jedna kafa?"?
  10. Yugoslavia were eliminated from the 1990 Football World Cup by which South American nation?
BONUS (3 points):
  1. What food is this called?



















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ANSWERS:
1. Serbia2. Larin Izbor3. Croatia4. New York5. Gazi Husrev-Beg Madrasa6. Qatar Airways7. FALSE. The Empire ended its rule at the conclusion of WWI in 19188. Mostar9. A coffee10. ArgentinaBONUS: 1. Cevapi.


Tally your results, and match it up with this similar table used from last week:

0-3 (points): 'ajde, open some books (or the Internet) and start reading and learning! You need to do better next week!
4-7: Not too bad. You could hold a conversation with a Balkan person for a few hours, at least, simply by discussing random stuff you know about the area.
8-13: Cestitam! You may as well label yourself a native of the Balkans, if you are not one already. Call up one of the municipal offices, citizenship for whichever Balkan nation of your choice is waiting for you.

2 comments:

  1. Rusty, WWII ended in 1945. I'm sure you meant the Empire ruled till the end of World War 1 ;)

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  2. Oops! Must've been sleeping there. Cheers! :)

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