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TRIVIA ABOUT POLAND


krysia 23 | 3,058  
30 Jun 2007 /  #1
Name the capital of Poland and its biggest city.

Gdansk
Krakow
Warsaw
Poznan
2. This city in the mountains Tatra is called Poland's winter capital.

Krakow
Bydgoszcz
Wroclaw
Zakopane
3. This city is regarded by many as the cultural capital of the country. It boasts of one of the oldest universities in Europe.

Gdansk
Olsztyn
Lublin
Krakow
4. This important seaport is the cradle of the "Solidarity" movement.

Poznan
Kielce
Lublin
Gdansk
5. It is the second largest city in Poland. Its name in English translates as a "boat".

Zamosc
Lublin
Lodz
Suwalki
6. This vibrant city is often called the economic capital of Poland.

Wroclaw
Poznan
Katowice
Plock
7. This city may be called the religious capital of Poland.

Plock
Czestochowa
Opole
Zamosc
8. This city, on the river Odra in southwestern Poland, is often called the Venice of Poland.

Walbrzych
Lublin
Opole
Wroclaw
9. It is the largest Polish seaport on the Baltic Sea.

Miedzyzdroje
Gdynia
Szczecin
Swinoujscie
10. This city was Poland's first capital, and it is called the cradle of the Polish State.

Krakow
Gniezno
Opole
Zamosc
witek 1 | 587  
30 Jun 2007 /  #2
5. It is the second largest city in Poland. Its name in English translates as a "boat".

Zamosc
Lublin
Lodz
Suwalki

question should have been phrased "city with most grey and grim apartment buildings?"
OP krysia 23 | 3,058  
30 Jun 2007 /  #3
Someone doesn't like Lodz...
witek 1 | 587  
30 Jun 2007 /  #4
it is a love and hate relationship



ukpolska  
30 Jun 2007 /  #5
Warsaw
Zakopane
Krakow
Gdansk
Lodz
Wroclaw
Czestochowa
Wroclaw
Szczecin
Krakow
OP krysia 23 | 3,058  
1 Jul 2007 /  #6
Correct UK.

1.What does the name Lodz mean in English?
train
car
boat
plane
2.What year did Lodz become a city?
1423
1899
1673
996
3.What is the name of the most famous street in Lodz?
Aleja Wlokniarzy
Mokra
Pabianicka
Piotrkowska
4. How many inhabitants does the city of Lodz have?
200 thousand
806 thousand
497 thousand
683 thousand
5. In Lodz there's also a well known cemetery - what people were buried there?
Jewish
Russians
Gypsies
Chinese
6. In Lodz there's also a school, that is well known in the whole world, Public High Theatre, Film and Television School. What famous in Hollywood Polish director graduated from it?

Answer: (director of for example "Rosemary's Baby" and "Chinatown")
7. True or false: the Pope, John Paul II was born in Lodz.
True
False
8. True or false: Lodz is situated by the seaside.
True
False
9. Lodz is the capital of Poland.
True
False
10. Lodz has gray and grim apartment buildings
True
False
witek 1 | 587  
1 Jul 2007 /  #7
Lodz has great football fans? true or false?



witek 1 | 587  
1 Jul 2007 /  #8
LODZ is a nice safe city



Naldini  
3 Jul 2007 /  #9
Thanks for the info. I try to learn as much as I can about Poland since my bf is of polish orgin.
sledz 23 | 2,250  
3 Jul 2007 /  #10
Lodz has great football fans? true or false?

makes us americans look good....post more

How come you guys cant go to a football game and act civilized,

we can and do it very well
mario_alexan - | 27  
6 Jul 2007 /  #11
Hey, hang a sec! Krakow wasn't the first Polish capital, as ukpolska says. :)
OP krysia 23 | 3,058  
6 Jul 2007 /  #12
You are right. It was Gniezno.
Michal - | 1,865  
10 Jul 2007 /  #13
Lodz was very famous for its factories producing carpets of all things.
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
10 Jul 2007 /  #14
Krakow

The last one should be Gniezno.

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