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alina
Thursday 16th of November 2006 02:35:31 AM
Descoperă România!: Hi! The purpose of this new game is to discover all interesting aspects of Romania, from language and habits to history and politics. Anyone can post as long as the information is accurate. In case you are not sure about something you may ask rather than posting as a fact. A post can consist of either a multiple choice single answer question (or an answer to such a question) or a little story about something regarding Romania.
First question:

Which is the capital city of Romania:

1)Budapest
2)Bucharest
3)Cluj
4)Sofia






spilka
Thursday 16th of November 2006 04:07:32 AM
Hmmm, chiar nu ştiu. Hai să încerc norocul: oare 2) :)

Romanian is language:
1) germanic
2) slavic
3) romance
4) caucasian


alina
Thursday 16th of November 2006 09:45:43 PM
3) :)

Which is the National Day of Romania:

1) 1st of December
2) 23rd of August
4) 24th of January
5) 5th of May


spilka
Thursday 16th of November 2006 11:42:20 PM
Very well, Alina! You've got it! :D

I think it's 1)

Which region is not part of Romania:
1) Banat
2) Bucovina
3) Moldavia
4) Moravia



Laura
Friday 17th of November 2006 01:00:59 AM
Moravia is not in Romania, but in the Czech Republic... so 4.

Who united for the first time the three Romanian principalities, Wallachia, Moldavia and Transylvania?
A. Alexandru Ioan Cuza
B. Nicolae Ceauşescu
C. Mihai Viteazul
D. Decebal





jbjones
Friday 17th of November 2006 11:46:26 PM
i have no idea, so i'm going to take a guess: B. i just like the way his name sounds, so i picked it! :)

I do have a question though:

In which year did the city Bucharest first appear in written document?

A. 1523
B. 1887
C. 1359
D. 1459


spilka
Saturday 18th of November 2006 05:04:02 PM
The answer on Laura's question is Alexandru Ioan Cuza.

Bucharest is mentioned for the first time in 1459.

The biggest national monority in Romania are:

1)Hungarians
2)Gypsies
3)Saxons
4)Ukrainians




Laura
Saturday 18th of November 2006 10:53:46 PM
It was a tricky question... the answer is Mihai Viteazul (Michael the Brave). He was the first to have accomplished the union of the three Romanian areas, even if the unification lasted for less than six months.

Going back to your question, I think the biggest national monority in Romania are Hungarians...

Which Romanian city will be the European Capital of Culture in 2007?
A. Iaşi
B. Timişoara
C. Bucureşti
D. Sibiu


alina
Tuesday 21st of November 2006 12:20:34 AM
Sibiu

Which is the name of the Merry Cemetery?

1. Săpânţa
2. Belu
3. Ghencea
4. Sf. Vineri




spilka
Tuesday 21st of November 2006 01:25:45 AM
1) Săpânţa :)

The biggest city in Banat is:
1) Arad
2) Oradea
3) Timişoara
4) Lugoj


alina
Tuesday 21st of November 2006 03:51:30 AM
3)Timişoara

Who was the first king of Romania?

1. Ferdinand
2. Mihai
3. Carol I
4. Nicolae


spilka
Tuesday 21st of November 2006 02:48:02 PM
I think 3) Carol I

Romania doesn't have state border with
1)Serbia
2)Croatia
3)Bulgaria
3)Ukraine


alina
Tuesday 21st of November 2006 08:03:29 PM
Croatia

In how many counties is Romania divided?

A.39
B.40
C.41
D.42


spilka
Wednesday 22nd of November 2006 10:41:42 PM
Hmmm, I read that Romania have 45 counties...

Bucharest is found in
1)Transilvania
2)Moldavia
3)Muntenia
3)Oltenia


Laura
Wednesday 22nd of November 2006 11:23:22 PM
In Romania there are 41 counties + Bucharest.

Bucharest is in Muntenia.


It's a volcanic lake:
A. Red Lake
B. Lake Bâlea
C. Lake Sfânta Ana
D. Lake Bucura


spilka
Thursday 23rd of November 2006 04:43:52 PM
C. Lake Sfânta Ana

Famous salt lakes in Transilvania are in
1) Apahida
2) Bonţida
3) Iclod
4) Cojocna


alina
Thursday 23rd of November 2006 09:18:48 PM
Cojocna

Who is the greatest poet of Romania?

1. Lucian Blaga
2. Mihai Eminescu
3. Tudor Arghezi
4. George Bacovia






spilka
Friday 24th of November 2006 04:06:12 AM
Mihai Eminescu

The closest language to Romanian is:
1) Spanish
2) Italian
2) French
4) Portuguese


Laura
Friday 24th of November 2006 10:21:03 PM
Italian.


The biggest city in Moldavia is:
A. Bucharest
B. Iaşi
C. Cluj
D. Timişoara


spilka
Friday 24th of November 2006 11:25:39 PM
Iaşi

Folk traditions are best preserved in:
1)Bucovina
2)Oltenia
3)Maramureş
4)Moldova


Laura
Saturday 25th of November 2006 07:14:59 PM
Maramureş


The biggest airport in Bucharest is:
A. Bucureşti
B. Henry Coandă
C. Otopeni
D. Băneasa


spilka
Saturday 25th of November 2006 11:10:41 PM
I think Băneasa

The most famous Romanian folk legend is about:
1) talking horse
2) flying pig
3) immortal cow
4) visionary lamb


Laura
Monday 27th of November 2006 08:08:57 PM
It's Henry Coandă.

I think you refer to the saying "când o zbura porcul" (when the pig is going to fly) so my answer is 2. :)


The most important Romanian river is:
A. Danube
B. Olt
C. Mureş
D. Tisa



alina
Tuesday 28th of November 2006 04:44:27 AM
I think Pavel is referring to "Miorita" so the answer is "visionary lamb".

A. Danube

Which of the following rivers crosses Bucharest?

A. Danube
B. Olt
C. Dâmboviţa
D. Bega


spilka
Wednesday 29th of November 2006 03:28:25 AM
Într-adevăr m-am gândit la Mioriţa. De fapt, nu bănuiam că există o expresie despre un porc, care zboară. :)

The name of master mason from another famous Romanian folk legend is:
1)Manole
2)Manele
3)Minune ...(Adrian)
:p


Laura
Thursday 30th of November 2006 03:52:37 PM
Da, numai eu ma gandeam la porci care zboara... :D Aveti dreptate, la Miorita ar fi trebuit sa ma gandesc si eu!

Oh, my god, what a question... if I mess this one too, I'm lost! :D

I think (:p) it's Master Manole.

His wife's name, built into the monastery wall, was:
A. Ana
B. Ana Maria
C. Anemona
D. Mariana


spilka
Thursday 30th of November 2006 07:37:43 PM
I guess Ana

The simple past tense is used in colloquial speech in
1)Muntenia
2)Moldova
3)Oltenia
4)is not used anywhere


alina
Thursday 30th of November 2006 07:41:55 PM
Oltenia

Which of the following rivers crosses Bucharest?

A. Danube
B. Olt
C. Dâmboviţa
D. Bega


spilka
Friday 01st of December 2006 03:18:20 AM
Dâmboviţa

The biggest Romanian composer is
1)Vâlcu
2)Vieru
3)Petrescu
4)Enescu


Laura
Friday 08th of December 2006 02:35:53 PM
Enescu.


Timişoara is in:
A. Oltenia
B. Muntenia
C. Banat
D. Moldavia


spilka
Friday 08th of December 2006 03:13:13 PM
in Banat

Which great Roman poet was in exile in nowadays Constanţa?

1)Lucretius
2)Ovidius
3)Horatius
4)Seneca


alina
Tuesday 12th of December 2006 12:04:59 AM
Ovidius

The actual Romanian president is:

1) Traian Băsescu
2) Emil Constantinescu
3) Ion Iliescu
4) Adrian Năstase


spilka
Wednesday 13th of December 2006 03:34:12 PM
Traian Băsescu

Traian Băsescu era mai înainte

1)marinar
2)poliţist
3)pompier
4)şofer al camionului


alina
Wednesday 13th of December 2006 07:09:06 PM
marinar :)

Moneda naţională a României este:

a) leul
b) coroana
c) lira
d) rubla


spilka
Friday 15th of December 2006 04:56:48 AM
leul

The last Dacian king was:

1)Attila
2)Decebal
3)Vercingetorix
4)Marobud


alina
Sunday 17th of December 2006 03:20:11 AM
hmmm, decebal? :D

Which is the main car manufacturer in Romania?

1. Dacia
2. Mercedes
3. Ferrari
4. Toyota


spilka
Tuesday 19th of December 2006 02:50:09 PM
Dacia

The longest border has Romania with

1)Bulgaria
2)Serbia
3)Hungary
4)Ukraine


Laura
Friday 29th of December 2006 05:03:28 PM
Bulgaria

One of the biggest Romanian myths, related to 1st of March, is about:
A. mărţişor
B. the Old Dochia
C. Dragobete
D. Moş Gerilă


alina
Monday 19th of March 2007 04:59:39 PM
A. martisor

Romania became a member of European Union at:

A. 1st of January
B. 12th of January
C. 25th of December
D. 4th of February


Lina
Tuesday 28th of August 2007 02:14:27 AM
A. 1st of January

Which is the biggest building in Romania?

A. Palatul Victoria
B. Castelul Bran
C. Casa Poporului
D. Hotel Intercontinental



Jaime18
Thursday 04th of October 2007 01:33:56 AM

Castelul Bran, I think.

Which is the country with more Romanians?

A. Spain
B. Italy
C. Hungary
D. Germany


alina
Thursday 04th of October 2007 11:21:20 PM
Jaime18 the correct answer is Casa Poporului. Take a look at this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_the_Parliament ;)

Let's see if I answer right to your question. Spain?

Who is the most famous Romanian poet called "the last romantic of the Europe"?

1. Mihai Eminescu
2. Lucian Blaga
3. Tudor Arghezi
4. George Cosbuc


Avaldi
Tuesday 09th of October 2007 11:30:56 PM

Mihai Eminescu?

What is the new anthem of Romania?

1. Trăiască Regele
2. Deşteaptă-te, române!
3. Limba noastră
4. Te slăvim Românie

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