The Ultimate Croatian Quiz

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#1. What is the most expensive street in Croatia?

The most expensive street in Croatia is Stradun, Dubrovnik.

#2. What fraction of Croatia is covered in forest?

One-third of Croatia is covered in forest.

#3. In which year did Croatia’s national soccer team achieve the bronze medal in the World Cup semi-final?

Croatia’s national soccer team achieved the bronze medal in the World Cup semi-final in 1998.

#4. How do you say “soccer” in Croatian?

“Soccer” in Croatian is nogomet.

#5. Who was the first Nobel laureate from Croatia to win a Nobel Prize in 1939, for amongst many other honours synthesizing the principal male hormone, testosterone.

Lavoslav Ružička was the first Nobel laureate from Croatia to win a Nobel Prize in 1939

#6. The capital city of Croatia is:

The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb.

#7. Which Croatian NBA player was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame?

Dražen Petrović was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

#8. What is the Croatian national flower?

The Croatian national flower is the Iris.

#9. One of the most famous Croatian monuments is The Baška Tablet or the Bašćanska Ploća. Dating approximately to the year 1100, it contains rich inscriptions of Croatian Glagolitic script. On which island was this monument discovered?

The Baška Tablet or Bašćanska Ploća was discovered on the island of Krk.

#10. Who is the all-time leading scorer of the Croatian national soccer team?

Davor Šuker is the all-time leading scorer of the Croatian national soccer team.

#11. What is the name of the oldest Slavic script, which was used by the Croatians?

the oldest Slavic script, Glagolitic Script or Glagoljica was used by the Croatians.

#12. According to the Guinness Book of world records, the smallest town in the world is Hum, Croatia, which has a population of how many people?

The smallest town in the world is Hum, Croatia, which has a population of 23.

#13. In 1891, Ivan Vučetić devised an original instrument for what function?

In 1891, Ivan Vučetić devised an original instrument for the classification of fingerprints. 

#14. The most preserved Roman amphitheatre is located in Pula, Croatia, the only one in the world with how many rows completely preserved?

The most preserved Roman amphitheatre is located in Pula, Croatia, the only one in the world has 3 rows preserved.

#15. One of Croatia’s most famous attractions is Diocletian’s palace. Where is this building located?

Diocletian’s palace is located in Split.

#16. Mag-Lite flashlights are among the ten most famous American export products. Which Croatian inventor is responsible for inventing the Mag-Lite?

Anthony Maglica is responsible for inventing the Mag-Lite.

#17. Where in Croatia is the oldest communal theatre in Europe, which opened in 1612?

Hvar is home to the oldest communal theatre in Europe.

#18. On which Croatian island do women have the only national costume in Europe that sits above the knee?

In Susak, women have the only national costume in Europe that sits above the knee.

#19. Which famous Croatian businessman has Canadian-Croatian origins?

Robert Herjavec has Canadian-Croatian origins.

#20. How many kilometres of the Croatian coast are considered beach?

5835 km of the Croatian coast are considered beach.

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