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Czech People: Famous & Historical Trivia

Czech People: Famous & Historical Trivia Quizzes

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  Can You Cache a Czech?   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
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Famous Czechs
There was a time when all I knew of the Czech Republic was Martina Navratilova, but there were so many more famous people born there. Match the appropriate person with the clue that has been provided.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Dec 07 22
Very Easy
pollucci19 gold member
Dec 07 22
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  Czech Mate    
Multiple Choice
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A few questions about famous folks from the Czech Republic (or the former Czechoslovakia) and their spouses - Czech Mates! (Title inspired by an Author Challenge).
Average, 10 Qns, Larry1624, Dec 06 15
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Czech People: Famous & Historical Trivia Questions

1. Businessman and television personality Donald Trump was formerly married to a Czech athlete and model whose maiden name was Zelníèková. What is her first name?

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Czech Mate

Answer: Ivana

Ivana was married to The Donald until 1992 and they were fixtures in the New York tabloids. Ivanka is the name of their daughter. Marla and Melania are the names of Trump's second and third wives, neither of whom is Czech.

2. Julia Lemigova is a Russian-born businesswoman and former model who married which Czech expatriate and nine-time Wimbledon women's single title winner in 2014?

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Answer: Martina Navratilova

Navratilova won the Wimbledon women's single title nine times, six of those consecutively. But that's just a small subset of the 167 singles titles she won in her extraordinary career! No wonder "Tennis" magazine named her the greatest female player of her era.

3. Romance bloomed at the 1956 Summer Olympic Games in Melbourne when Olga Fikotova, gold medalist in the Women's Discus Throw, fell in love with a fellow gold medalist. Who was this dashing American hammer thrower?

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Answer: Hal Connolly

Unfortunately, the marriage ended in 1975. But Fikotova and Connolly passed their athletic genes down to their kids: one of their sons was an accomplished decathlete and one of their daughters was a member of the U.S. national volleyball team!

4. In 1906, Maruska Chytilová married a Czech artist who had made a name for himself painting theatre posters, advertisements and fine art in Paris. Who was this master of Art Nouveau?

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Answer: Alfons Mucha

While in Paris, Mucha had been commissioned by the great actress Sarah Bernhardt to paint many of her theatre posters. When he returned to Prague he began work on his "Slav Epic", a collection of twenty giant canvases depicting the history of the Slav people. He also designed stamps and banknotes for Czechoslovakia when it gained its independence after World War I.

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