Thursday, 9 December 2010

Win city walk iPhone applications

Circuit Rider CZ has joined forces with GPSmyCity.com, an iPhone software developer focusing on self-guided city walking tour apps, to bring you a special quiz about the Czech Republic. Everyone who sends the correct answers to the ten questions below to quiz@gpsmycity.com will be awarded three city walk iPhone applications to cities of their choice. With over 2,000 walking tours available - spanning over 180 cities worldwide - GPSmyCity.com is the largest travel portal of its kind.

Good luck!


1. Prague's oldest, most well known and famous bridge was named in the honour of a king. Can you guess who?
A. Charles IV
B. Louis IV
C. Rudolf IV

2. The capital of the Czech Republic, Prague, is also the capital of a province and former kingdom. Which of these is it?
A. Moravia
B. Silesia
C. Bohemia

3. Holding a lot of the world's records, the Czechs are considered to:
A. Eat most sausage per capita than anywhere else
B. Drink more beer per capita than anywhere else
C. Have most castles per capita than anywhere else

4. Can you guess how many of the Czechs have completed at least secondary education?
A. 85%
B. 90%
C. 95%

5. The Czech language belongs to the Slavonic family of languages. Which language is of another origin?
A. Polish
B. Bulgarian
C. Albanian

6. On which river is Prague situated?
A. Danube
B. Elbe
C. Vltava

7. Which word, with an apparent English origin, traces its beginnings in the Czech language?
A. Sword
B. Robot
C. Sugar

8. What personality from the following list is not a famous Czech?
A. Gregor Johann Mendel
B. Franz Kafka
C. Gottfried Leibniz

9. Prague is famous for having presented to the world one of these incredible dances. Which one?
A. The Polka
B. The Waltz
C. The Foxtrot

10. Tourists visiting Prague are definitely going to be impressed by this wall constantly covered with graffiti and lyrics in honour of a world famous artist. Can you take a guess who that might be?
A. John Lennon
B. Jim Morrison
C. Elvis Presley

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