Radio Prague's Monthly Quiz

R.U.R., 1924, photo: Henri Manuel/Comédie des Champs-Élysées, Public Domain

Test your knowledge of things Czech!

On the first day of the month Radio Prague will announce the month’s quiz question on this site. At the end of every month we will draw six winners from the correct answers received. Join our contest and win a Radio Prague prize! Answers should be sent to cr@radio.cz by the end of the month.

The winners will be featured on this site.

Question for February

Footballer and coach Josef Masopust was born on February 9, 90 years ago. Masopust and the Czech football team reached the finals of the World Cup in 1962. He also received the Golden Ball for the best European footballer. In which year did he receive that award?

Question for January

Which one of Karel Čapek’s plays features the word robot?

The correct answer for January: 

In the play R.U.R

The play premiered one hundred years ago. It was performed by the Klicpera amateur theatre group. The official premiere took place in the National Theatre in Prague on January 25, 1921.

Winners:

  • Johanna Amthor, Germany

  • Paul Bourgeois, Belgium

  • Juan Crespo Franco, Spain

  • Rustam Kavylov, Uzbekistan

  • Dominic Lynskey, UK

  • Jaroslav Zvoníček, Czech Republic