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"A little Bohemian Rhapsody, gentlemen. Presented for you, a quiz all about one of the historical regions of Czech Republic (not exactly the magnum opus you might have been expecting)."
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The land known as Bohemia was originally named Boiohaemum, which comes from the Latin and means 'home of the Boii'. The Boii were the first ethnic group to arrive in the area. The Boii people would be best described as what?
During the Premyslid Dynasty (9th century - 1306), Bohemia was in the process of becoming the center of an independent state. This duke (although never king, as many believe) reigned from 924 to 935, the year of his murder. Who is this man, who is the patron saint of Bohemia and the Czech Republic?
What term is giving to the ornament that represents a seal used by Byzantine emperors, which is in the name of two important decrees in Bohemian history, one issued in 1212, the other in 1348?
Although the country today doesn't even border Czech Republic, what house led a Bohemian dynasty from the years 1310 to 1437, and had Charles IV lead many projects in Prague?
The first half of the 15th century in Bohemia was focuses on Jan Hus. He taught philosophy in Prague University. What position was Hus appointed to that led to his burning at the stake and would lead to the Hussite Wars?
Official scientist of Prague
Duke of Bohemia
Head of the Bethlehem Chapel in Prague
Military leader of Bohemia
Around 1609, William Shakespeare wrote the play 'The Winter's Tale' which is a story set in the country of Bohemia. While most of the geographic parts mentioned in the play are accurate, the Bard did give Bohemia a geographic feature that does not exist. What is it?
A large plateau
In the early part of the Thirty Years' War, Bohemians and mercenaries fought against the Holy Roman Empire, Catholic League, and the Spanish Empire. The loss of this battle led to the ending of the Bohemian reformation and moved the ruling city of the Holy Roman Empire away from Prague. What is the name of the location of this battle, which is also in the name of the battle, which translates to Bílá hora in Czech?
Although almost extinct today, it once flew high over Bohemia. The flag of Bohemia has the exact same pattern as what current European country?
After World War I, the lands of Bohemia, Moravia, Austrian Silesia, Slovakia, and Carpathian Ruthenia into the state of Czechoslovakia. Was Prague the capital of this new country?
The dissolution of Czechoslovakia created the countries of Czech Republic and Slovakia on January 1, 1993. What term is often used to describe this dissolution which is also a reference to a revolution that ended the rule of the Communist Party in Czechoslovakia?
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