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Bulgaria - Mysterious and Unique

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Bulgaria  Mysterious and Unique game quiz
"My wife is Bulgarian and I'm American. Prior to meeting her, I knew little about the country. Take the quiz and you might learn more about this fascinating nation."

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1. Bulgaria's eastern coast borders what body of water?
    Black Sea
    Adriatic Sea
    Aegean Sea
    Caspian Sea


2. Which language does not belong to this list?
    Russian
    Bulgarian
    Romanian
    Macedonian


3. What is the name of Bulgaria's major seaport?
    Balchik
    Tsarevo
    Ruse
    Varna


4. Bulgaria's most famous musician in the west, Milcho Leviev is associated with what genre?
    rock
    jazz
    classical
    showtunes


5. Much of Bulgaria's culture developed due to long term occupation by what
ethnic group?
    Ottomans
    Gauls
    Soviets
    Serbs


6. What is the most famous ethnographic monument in Bulgaria?
    Slānchev Bryag
    Cathedral Alexander Nevski
    Rila Monastery
    Bachkovo Monastery


7. Bulgarians nod to express the concept of disagreement.
    True
    False


8. Bulgaria's capital Sofia has a city motto. What is it?
    City of Tiny Lights
    Ever Growing, Never Old
    Rome of the North
    The Little Paris


9. Bulgaria's population is decreasing due to a declining birth rate and a high net migration rate.
    True
    False


10. Who is the famous Bulgarian Soccer player who has played with FC Barcelona, the Chicago Fire and DC United?
    Hristo Botev
    Ivo Papasov
    Theodosii Spassov
    Hristo Stoitchkov


11. Bulgaria officially became a nation in 681 AD.
    True
    False


12. The monetary unit of Bulgaria is the lev. One lev consists of 100 units.
What are these units called?
    stotinki
    groszy
    heller
    lei


13. What is Bulgaria's second largest city?
    Vidin
    Plovdiv
    Montana
    Blagoevgrad


14. Which of the following nations does not border Bulgaria?
    Moldova
    Serbia
    Greece
    Romania


15. In the south of the country are the Rodopi Mountains, home to Bulgaria's most isolated and ethnically diverse communities. Folk music is renowned in this part of the country. Of the following four musical instruments, which is not generally recognized as being used in Bulgarian folk music?
    cymbalom
    kaval
    gadulka
    tambura


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